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    Loretta Lynn / Lyrics

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    "Rose Garden" Lyrics

    Loretta Lynn

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    (Joe South)

    I beg you pardon, I never promised you a rose garden
    Along with the sunshine there's gotta be a little rain sometimes
    When you take you gotta give, so live and let live or let go
    I beg you pardon, I never promised you a rose garden.

    I could promise you things
    Like big diamond rings
    But you don't find roses growin' on stalks of clover
    So you'd better think it over.

    When it's sweet talking
    You could make it come true
    I would give you the world right now on a silver platter
    But what would it matter.

    So smile for a while and let's be jolly
    Love shouldn't be so melancholy
    Come along and share the good times while we can
    I beg you pardon, I never promised you a rose garden.

    --- Instrumental ---

    I could sing you a tune
    And promise you the moon
    But if that's what it takes to hold you
    I'd just as soon let you go.

    But there's one thing I want you to know
    You better look before you leap still water runs deep
    And there won't always be someone there to pull you out
    And you know what I'm talking about.

    So smile for a while and let's be jolly
    Love shouldn't be so melancholy
    Come along and share the good times while we can
    I beg you pardon, I never promised you a rose garden.

    I beg you pardon, I never promised you a rose garden...
    This song was last modified on November 23rd, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC.
    Written by Joe South.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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