It Only Hurts When I Cry Song Lyrics and Chords

Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam - It Only Hurts When I Cry

 

It Only Hurts When I Cry Song Lyrics and Chords by Dwight Yoakam

 

It Only Hurts When I Cry
Recorded by Dwight Yoakam
Written by Dwight Yoakam and Roger Miller
 
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The only time I feel the  
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pain
 
Is  
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in the sunshine or the  
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rain
 
And I don’t feel no hurt at  
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all
 
Unless  
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you count when teardrops  
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fall
 
I tell the truth except when I  
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lie
 
And it  
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only hurts me when I  
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cry
 
You couldn’t tell it by this  
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smile
 
But my recovery took a
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while
 
I worked for days and nights on  
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end
 
Just to walk and talk  
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again
 
You can’t believe the time it  
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takes
 
To heal a heart once it  
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breaks
 
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Oh maybe every now and  
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then
 
I have a small heartache  
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again
 
You wouldn’t know to look at
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me
 
There’s tiny scars that you can’t  
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see
 
It was a struggle to sur
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vive
 
I’m probably lucky I’m  
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alive

Repeat #1

 
I tell the truth except when I  
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lie
 
And it  
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only hurts me when I  
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cry

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song It Only Hurts When I Cry?
– The song It Only Hurts When I Cry was sang by Dwight Yoakam.

 

Who is Dwight Yoakam?
– Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, known for his pioneering style of country music. First becoming popular in the mid-1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than 20 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 30 million records. He has recorded five Billboard No. 1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time.
In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show.

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