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Mama Sold Roses Song Lyrics and Chords

 

Mama Sold Roses Song Lyrics and Chords by Gene Watson

 

Mama Sold Roses
Recorded by Gene Watson
Written by Dallas Harms
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Mama sold roses in the  
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year 
 
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9
 
They were made out of paper and sold for a  
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dime
 
She  
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carved out a living by  
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walking the  
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streets
 
Crying who'll buy my roses with a  
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voice soft and  
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sweet
 
If love was a measure of  
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diamonds or  
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gold
 
No one could afford the roses she  
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sold
 
She'd  
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shape the crape paper and  
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softly she'd  
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say
 
Your mama is tired it's  
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been a long  
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day
 
You'll  
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find her on the corner at  
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her flower  
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stand
 
Painted  
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on an old  
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sign roses by  
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hand
 
They're only made of paper would  
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you be so  
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kind
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Buy one for the  
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lady  
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they only cost a  
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dime
 
Twenty-nine years have gone by since  
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mom passed  
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away
 
If you're looking for roses they're there on dis
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play
 
They're  
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not made of paper and  
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they don't cost a  
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dime
 
Each rose in the window  
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has a two dollar  
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sign
repeat #3
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Buy one for the  
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lady  
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they only cost a  
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dime

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Mama Sold Roses?
- The song Mama Sold Roses was sang by Gene Watson.

 

Who is Gene Watson?
- Gary Gene Watson (born October 11, 1943) is an American country music singer. He is most famous for his 1975 hit "Love in the Hot Afternoon," his 1981 #1 hit "Fourteen Carat Mind," and his signature 1979 song "Farewell Party." Watson's long career has included five number one hits, 21 top tens, and 48 charted singles.

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