The Yellow Rose of Texas Song Lyrics and Chords

Michael Martin Murphey

The Yellow Rose of Texas

 

The Yellow Rose of Texas Song Lyrics and Chords by Michael Martin Murphey

 

The Yellow Rose of Texas
Recorded by Michael Martin Murphey
Written by
Don George
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There’s a yellow rose in Texas that I am going to see
 
No  
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other cowboy knows her nobody only me
 
She  
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cried so when I left her it like to broke her heart
 
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if we ever  
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meet again we  
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never more shall  
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part
She’s the sweetest rose of color this cowboy ever knew
 
Her  
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eyes are bright as diamonds they sparkle like the dew
 
You may  
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talk about your dearest maids and sing of Rosalie
 
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yellow rose of  
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Texas beats the  
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belles of Tennes
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see
Where the Rio Grande is flowing and stars are shinning bright
 
We  
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walked along together on a quiet summer night
 
She  
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said if you remember when we parted long ago
 
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promised to come  
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back again and  
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never leave me  
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so
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I’m going back to see her my heart is full of woe

 
We’ll  
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sing the song together we sang so long ago
 
We’ll  
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pick the banjo gaily and sing the songs of yore
 
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yellow rose of  
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Texas will be  
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mine for ever  
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more
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Yellow Rose of Texas?
– The song The Yellow Rose of Texas was sang by Michael Martin Murphey.

 

Who is Michael Martin Murphey?
– Michael Martin Murphey (born March 14, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter best known for writing and performing Western music, country music and popular music. A multiple Grammy nominee, Murphey has six gold albums, including Cowboy Songs, the first album of cowboy music to achieve gold status since Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs by Marty Robbins in 1959. He has recorded the hit singles “Wildfire”, “Carolina in the Pines”, “What’s Forever For”, “A Long Line of Love”, “What She Wants”, “Don’t Count the Rainy Days”, and “Maybe This Time”. Murphey is also the author of New Mexico’s state ballad, “The Land of Enchantment”. Murphey has become a prominent musical voice for the Western horseman, rancher, and cowboy.

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