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Once In A While
Words by Fud Green, Music by Michael Edwards - 1937
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1937, played for 11 weeks.
Eb Abm6         Bb7 Eb -
- Abm6         Bb7 Eb          Abm6 Eb
Gm Cm6           D7 Gm           D+     Bb C7
Fm F9              Dm     F7 Fm7 Bb7
Eb - Gm7         C+     C7 Gm7         C7        
Fm Fm7           Bb7 Eb6        Bbdim Fm7         Bb7
Eb - Gm7         C+     C7 Gm7         C7
Fm Fm7          Bb7 Eb            Ab6 -               D7
G              Em       Am7           D9 G              Em Am7         D7
G              Em Am7           D7 G             Edim Fm7         Bb7
Eb - Gm7         C+     C7 Gm7         C7
Fm Fm7           Bb7 Eb -      (Bb7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Good -bye means our af -fair is end -ed,
Good -bye means that there's some -one new.
Tho' my heart -break can -not be mend -ed,
Dear I ask on -ly this of you.
Once In A While will you try to give one lit -tle thought to me,
Though some one else may be near -er your heart.
Once In A While will you dream of the mo -ments I shared with you,
Mo -ments be -fore we two drift -ed a -part.
In love's smol -der -ing em -ber, One spark may re -main,
If love still can re -mem -ber, The spark may burn a -gain.
I know that I'll be con -tent -ed with yes -ter -day's mem -o -ry,
Know -ing you think of me Once In A While.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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