Once I Was Lyrics

Tim Buckley


writers: Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
album: Track 6 in album Goodbye and Hello
release date: 1967-11-4
popularity : 25 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Jazz-Rock
length: 3:24
composer: Tim Buckley

Album Information

label: Elektra
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Tim Buckley Goodbye and Hello cover art


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Once I was a soldier
And I fought on foreign sands for you
Once I was a hunter
And I brought home fresh meat for you
Once I was a lover
And I searched behind your eyes for you
And soon there'll be another
To tell you I was just a lie

And sometimes I wonder
Just for a while
Will you remember me

And though you have forgotten
All of our rubbish dreams


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 No Man Can Find the War
  • 2 Carnival Song
  • 3 Pleasant Street
  • 4 Hallucinations
  • 5 I Never Asked to Be Your Mountain
  • 6 Once I Was
  • 7 Phantasmagoria in Two
  • 8 Knight-Errant
  • 9 Goodbye and Hello
  • 10 Morning Glory