Just Once

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James Ingram

James Ingram (born February 16, 1956) is an American singer, record producer, and instrumentalist. He is a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee for Best Original Song. Since beginning his career in 1973, Ingram has charted eight U.S. Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100… more »

I did my best
But I guess my best wasn't good enough Cause here we are
Back where we were before Seems nothin' ever changes We're back to being strangers Wondering if we ought to stay
Or head on out the door

Just once

Can't we figure out what we keep doin' wrong Why we never last for very long
What are we doin' wrong 
Just once

Can't we find a way to finally make it right To make the magic last for more than just one night If we could just get to it
I know we could break through it
(Hmm hmm)

I gave my all
But I think my all may have been too much Cause Lord knows we're not gettin' anywhere Seems we're always blowin' Whatever we've got goin'
And it seems at times with all we've got
We haven't got a prayer 
Just once

Can't we figure out what we keep doin' wrong Why the good times never last for long Where are we goin' wrong 
Just once

Can't we find a way to finally make it right To make the magic last for more than just one night I know we could break through it
If we could just get to it

Just once
I want to understand Why it always comes back to goodbye Why
Can't we get ourselves in hand
And admit to one another We're no good without each other Take the best and make it better Find a way to stay together 
Just once.

Can't we find a way to finally make it right Make the magic last for more than just one night I know we could break through it
If we could just get to it

Just once

Whoa oh, we can get to it

Just once

Written by: JERRY FOSTER, ROGER LAVOIE, JOHN ROBERT MORRIS

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