Heartaches By The Number
Words:Harlan Howard
Music:Harlan Howard
Performed By:  Willie Nelson, Guy Mitchell (1959)
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Heartaches by the number, troubles by the score;
Every day you love me less, each day I love you more.
Heartaches by the number, a love that I can't win...
But the day that I stop countin', 
That's the day my world will end.

Heartache number one was when you left me;
I never knew that I could hurt that way.
And heartache number two was when you came back again-
You came back, but never meant to stay. Now I've got

(Repeat Refrain)

Heartache number three was when you called me
And said that you were comin' back to stay;
With hopeful heart I waited for your knock on my door-
I waited, but you must have lost your way. Yes, I've got

(Repeat Refrain)

But the day that I stop countin', 
That's the day my world will end.
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