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Just Once

Lyrics

I did my best
But I guess my best wasn't good enough
Cause here we are
Back where we were before
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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
full lyrics

Features of This Track

a subtle use of vocal harmony
chromatic harmonic structure
acoustic rhythm piano
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
major key tonality
orchestral arranging
electric pianos
prominent percussion
heartbreaking lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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I love this song. So beautiful
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This song tears at my heart.
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Nothing ever changes … :\ :\
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Who say that love is easy?
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wonderwo78
The 80's music is the best Era of all time! If I had one wish...it will be going back to time....1984 ! ! :-)
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We're no good without each other..
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Seems were always blowing what ever we got going??? Why the good times never last very long..
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Sing James!!!!... . W h e r e are these types of singers today.....Gr e a t voices, Great lyrics!!!!.. . . I miss this
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Sooo beautiful .. :'(
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First time I heard this song I was watching last American Virgin. ..
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What a tune pure magic Quincy and James nothing left to be said!!!!!
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LOVE: "Just Once"
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We still can't figure it out even tho the magic is still there. Maybe one day we will !!
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I like the song
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Brings back memories....
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Take The Best And Make It Better....
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Here we are again, with Mr. James Ingram, just once, love it
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This is me and my boyfriend all the way
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Song of all time
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I love this,song just once. With Mr. James Ingram. This is real music love it
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Just once MARLA ANNE BASQUE
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Beautiful song.
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Just once, I'd like 2 make my own decisions
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nrivers16
This SUCKS I don't get it uggggh I give up
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nautical910
Pandora you sukk shyt for taking away the lyrics.
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nautical910
bring back lirics
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One of the best slow songs ever- we need more of this.
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Just once another hit great voice
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No
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Just once?
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This is when music had a meaning.. LOVE
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Best is always good enough
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He was So underrated!- Another Pioneer! and Legend!
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LEGEND!
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I can. Remember. The Last. American virgin. That really. Hurt then
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731103081
Heard so long ago and will love forever <3<3<3
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Yes davidblack72 , reminds me of last american virgin too... Esp @ end of movie...so sad
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A very powerful song it makes me reflect on my past in the early 80's.
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This that song right here
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tgross43473
Killer song nothing like Journey !!
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Im A lifetime Fan Of James Ingram I Love His Voice I love What He Sings I love How He Sings n da Man Is Very Easy On The Eyes Always.
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laraine44
1. Kiss your left hand
2. Say your crushes name
3.Say a week-day
4. Close your hand
5. Say your name
6. Open your hand and look at it
7. Post this 15 times
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par911ed
nice song
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love this song!!!!
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Suck it upPeep's.. Best James Ingram song is I DONT HAVE THE HEART
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Very nice I love this song!!!!!
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rosel.allone s
I love this song
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Such a great love song...
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Love this song
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Take the best and make it better.
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