Once Was a Time I Thought

The Mamas & the Papas


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: John Edmund Andrew Phillips
album: Track 12 in album The Mamas & the Papas
release date: 1966
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
length: 0:59

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country(area): United States
script: Latin

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Once was a time I thought that love could be sold or bought
The fashion of passion I rationed with caution
Had never been passed to me.
But peanuts and pigeons and people put me in a hole.
Dispelling depressing distressing thoughts from my soul.
And everything fell in place for me.
Because of the notion the potion of passion
But now that you're by my side,
Somebody must have lied to me.


Track Listing

  • 1 No Salt on Her Tail
  • 2 Trip, Stumble & Fall
  • 3 Dancing Bear
  • 4 Words of Love
  • 5 My Heart Stood Still
  • 6 Dancing in the Street
  • 7 I Saw Her Again Last Night
  • 8 Strange Young Girls
  • 9 I Can't Wait
  • 10 Even If I Could
  • 11 That Kind of Girl
  • 12 Once Was a Time I Thought