Something Big (Burt Bacharach - Hal David) Like a grain of sand that wants to be a rolling stone I want to be the man I'm not, and have the things I really haven't got, and that's a lot. There'll be joy and there'll be laughter. Something big is what I'm after now Yes, it's what I'm after now. After taking, take up giving, something big is what I'm living for. Yes, it's what I'm living for, living for. Why do I go on And fill my life with little things when there are big things I must do, and lots of dreams that really should come true before I'm through. There'll be joy,,, After taking, take up giving,... 1971 Lyric by HAL DAVID Music by BURT BACHARACH Source: Bacharach & David Community Songbook Charles Hansen Music and Books New York, N. Y.