Once Upon a Lifetime

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Alabama is a country music and southern rock band from Fort Payne, Alabama, United States. The band was founded in 1969 by Randy Owen (lead vocals, Rhythm Guitar) and his cousin Teddy Gentry (bass guitar, background vocals), soon joined by Jeff Cook (Lead Guitar, fiddle, keyboards). In 1973, after … more »

Once upon a lifetime 
I looked in someone's eyes
And felt the fire burning in my heart 
For the very first time
She was scared and young 
And had never tasted love
So I took her by the hand
And a boy became a man
Once upon a lifetime 

And once upon a lifetime 
You hold the Queen of Hearts 
And if you gamble on a diamond win
The dealin' starts 

You stand to lose it all
As the cards begin to fall
And the lesson learned is hard
You're only dealt the Queen of Cards 
Once upon a lifetime 

So if you're taking chances, know the chance you take
A broken heart's a high price to pay
 Foolish ways will make fools of the wise
And the best things seldom come along twice

Once upon a lifetime 
You know that you've been blessed 
When you hold your first born tenderly against your chest 

And through the innocence you see
The value of a family 
And you feel a special bond
That only comes along
Once upon a lifetime 

So if you're taking chances, know the chance you take
A broken heart's a high price to pay
 Foolish ways will make fools of the wise
And the best things seldom come along twice
And people only find love like yours and mine
Once upon a lifetime

Written by: GARY BAKER, FRANK MYERS

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group

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