Just Once in My Life

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Not to be confused with For Once in My Life. For the Righteous Brothers album, see Just Once in My Life (album)
"Just Once in My Life"
Single by The Righteous Brothers
from the album Just Once in My Life
B-side "The Blues"
Released 1965
Format 7" single
Genre Blue-eyed soul
Length 3:54
Label Philles
Writer(s) Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Phil Spector
The Righteous Brothers singles chronology
"Bring Your Love to Me"
"Just Once in My Life"
"You Can Have Her"

"Just Once in My Life" is a song written by Gerry Goffin, Carole King and Phil Spector. The most popular version of the song was performed by The Righteous Brothers.

The Righteous Brothers released their version as a single in 1965. Their second release on the Philles label (the first being "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"), the single was another big hit, making the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number nine.

The song was remade by the American rock band The Beach Boys and released on their 1976 album 15 Big Ones. Other artists to release versions include The Alan Price Set and The Action.

The Beach Boys version[edit]




  • 15 Big Ones reissue liner notes, written by Dennis Diken, 2000.