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I did my best
But I guess my best wasn't good enough
'Cause here we are back where we were before
Seems nothing ever changes
We're back to being strangers
Wondering if we oughta stay
Or head on out the door

Just once can't we figure out what we keep doing wrong?
Why we never last for very long
What are we doing wrong?
Just once can't we find a way to finally make it right?
Make the magic last for more than just one night
If we could just get to it
I know we could break through it

I gave my all
But I think my all may have been too much
'Cause Lord knows we're not getting anywhere
Seems we're always blowing whatever we've got going
And seems at times with all we've got
We haven't got a prayer

Just once can't we figure out what we keep doing wrong?
Why the good times never last for very long
What are we doing wrong?
Just once can't we find a way to finally make it right?
And make the magic last for more than just one night
If we could just get to it
I know we could break through it

Just once I want to understand
Why it always come back to good-bye
Why can't we get ourselves in hand?
And admit to one another
That we're no good with out the 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 can break through it
If we could just get to it

Just once

If we could get to it

Just Once...



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    UnregisteredFeb 2, 2012 at 4:32 am
    You will only knew love when you`ve lost it, that is why just hold on through tough times it will all be better soon once youve realize that its not worth fighting for.
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    Ubi Rhodes-MalinMar 15, 2013 at 2:50 pm
    The songwriters of this song were not FOSTER, JERRY/LAVOIE, ROGER/MORRIS, JOHN ROBERT as mentioned here. They were Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 1, 2012 at 2:07 am
    I wnt to ddcate this song to my speciak sumone,thanks for everythig,even though were far a mioes,i still do love u, coz that my heart beat on u,..? Love u,. ,
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    rYerHAiNe10May 16, 2009 at 10:37 am
    i want to dedicate this song (JUST ONCE) to Mr. Ryan Zapanta...

    i Love You vErY Much...u MeAn sO mUch t0 mE...
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    rYerHAiNe10May 16, 2009 at 8:49 am
    JUST ONCE...it so meaningful..some people tried their best just to hold on, but still no appreciation happened.

    it's very confusing...
    unpredictable...
    unexplainable...
    questionable. ..
    and hurtable...

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