Just Once

James Ingram





 C(9FM7
I did my best
 Em7Am7
But i guest my best wasn't good enough
 Dm7Em7Em7-Am7
'Cause here we are, back where we were before
 Dm7G7(sus)G7E7(susE7Am7
Seems nothin'ever changes,We're back to bein'stranger;
Dm7 C(E) FM7 G7(SUS)G7
Wond'rin' if we ought to stay, Or head on out the door.
CHORUS 1: -----------


 CGCC7FM7
Just once can we figure out what we keep doin wrong?
 Dm7G7Am7
Why we never last for very long;
 Dm7G7(sus
What are we doing wrong?
 CGCC7FM7
Just once, can we find a way to finally make it right,
 Dm7G7Em7Am7
To make the magic last for more than just one night?
Dm7 G7(sus) C(9)-FM7 C-FM7,G
If we could just get to it,I know we could break through it hmmm.
 C(9FM7
I gave my all,
 Em7Am7
But think all my have been to much:
 Dm7G7Am7
The lord knows we're not getting anywhere.
Dm7 G7(sus),G7
Seems we're always blowin
 E7(susE7Am7
What ever we've got goin,
 Dm7CFM7G7(sus)-G7
And it seems that time was all we've got; We havent got a friend.

 CHORUS 2: --------------


 CGCC7FM7
Just once, can we figure out what we keep doin wrong,
 Dm7G7Am7
W hy the good times never last for long?
Dm7 G7(sus),G7
Where are we goin wrong?
 CGCC7FM7
Just once, can we find a way to finally make it right,
 Dm7G7Em7Am7
To make the magic last for more than just one night?
 Dm7
 I know we could break through it,
 G7(sus
If we could just get to it.

BRIDGE:

 AbFm7
 Just once, I want to understand
 Bbm7Eb7(susAb9
 Why it always comes back to goodbyes.
 BBM7G#m7
Why can't we get ourselves in hand,
 C#m7B(/D
 And admit to one another
 EB(/D
We're no good without each other?
 C#m7B(/D#Em7A7(susA7
Take the best and make it better; Find a way to stay together.

CHORUS  3:    -------------


 DA/DD7(9D7(/F#GM7F#m7
Just once,we can find a way to fin'lly make it right,  oh
Em7 A7(/g) F#m7 Bm7
to make the magic last for more than just one night?
 Em7
 I know we could break through it
 A7(susA7
 If we could just get to it.
Repeat 2nd stanza of Chorus 2)
 DA/d)-G(/D)-
  ....just once. 
D A(/D) Bb(6)A7(sus)(hold)
Woh, we can get to it
(Coda)
just once.
CODA:
D-G(/D)(/f#)- G(9)- A7(SUS)-B(9)

oollrriigghht peace out!

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