Once a day    (video)    (intro)

 

    A - E - A - E - B7 - E   - A - E

 

                       E                                                 B7

1. When you found somebody new I thought I never would

                                                      E

    forget you, for I thought then I never could,

           E                     E7                    A

    but time has taken all the pains away,

             E                          B7                  E     - A - E

    until now, I'm down to hurtin' once a day.

 

               E               A

Once a day, all day long,

                   B7                            E

and once a night, from dusk till dawn,

       E             - E7                                A

the only time,        I wish you weren't gone

     A          E    A        E   B7       E         - A - E

is once a day, ev'ry day, all day long.

 

+  A - E - A - E - B7 - E   - A - E

 

                  E                                        B7

2. I'm so glad that I'm not like a girl l knew one time,

                                                                  E

   she lost the one she loved, then slowly lost her mind.

             E                       E7                   A

    She sat around and cried her life away,

              E                   B7                 E      - A - E

    lucky me, I'm only cryin' once a day.

 

+  CHORUS

 

       A         E     A       E    B7       E         - A - E

+  Once a day, ev'ry day, all day long.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Connie Smith)