Once I Was

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Tim Buckley

Timothy Charles Buckley III (February 14, 1947 – June 29, 1975) was an American singer and musician. His music and style changed considerably through the years; his first album (1966) was mostly folk oriented, but over time his music incorporated jazz, psychedelia, funk, soul, avant-garde and an … more »

Once I was a soldier 
And I fought on foreign sands for you
Once I was a hunter 
And I brought home fresh meat for you
Once I was a lover 
And I searched behind your eyes for you
And soon there'll be another 
To tell you I was just a lie 

And sometimes I wonder 
Just for a while 
Will you remember me 

And though you have forgotten 
All of our rubbish dreams
I find myself searching 
 Through the ashes of our ruins 
For the days when we smiled 
And the hours that ran wild
With the magic of our eyes
And the silence of our words 

And sometimes I wonder 
Just for a while 
Will you remember me

Written by: LARRY BECKETT, TIM BUCKLEY

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