Shelly Song Lyrics and Chords

Roy Drusky

Shelley

 

Shelly Song Lyrics and Chords by Roy Drusky

 

Shelly
Recorded by Roy Drusky
Written by Jeff Barry
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I still think about my Shelly
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When I see the roses  
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blooming

When I look out through my window

 
And see a  
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young 
 
bird
 
On its first flight from its  
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nest
 
When I  
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try to count the bees that buzzing
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Around the pear tree in my back  
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yard
 
I can  
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almost feel her standing there
 
With me  
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leaving the things she loves  
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best
 
I  
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remember when we used to take a  
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walk
 
Down to the spring for a drink of  
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water
 
How we’d  
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talk about a name for our  
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unborn 
 
child
 
We hope would be a  
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daughter
 
We  
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never gave a second thought that  
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anything
 
Would ever go  
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wrong

But on the day new life was due

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God saw fit to take them  
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home

I planted roses around a pear tree

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That’s what Shelly would  
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have 
 
wanted

And every day I bring the water

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From the spring to keep the roses  
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fresh
 
And  
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today I placed a young bird back
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Too young to fly that fell down from the  
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nest
 
That’s what  
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Shelly would have wanted
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These are the things she loved  
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best

On the day new life was due

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God say fit to take them  
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home

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Shelly?
– The song Shelly was sang by Roy Drusky.

 

Who is Roy Drusky?
– Roy Frank Drusky, Jr. (June 22, 1930 – September 23, 2004) was an American country music singer, songwriter, producer, actor and disc jockey popular from the 1960s through the early 1970s. Known for his baritone voice, he was known for incorporating the Nashville sound and for being the first artist to record a song written by Kris Kristofferson (“Jody and the Kid”). His highest-charting single was the No. 1 “Yes, Mr. Peters”, a duet with Priscilla Mitchell.

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