Bobby Vinton

Roses are red, my love (Audio)

(Roses are red, my love, do do do do)

A long long time ago, on graduation day,
you handed me your book I signed this way:

Roses are red, my love, violets are blue, so blue*
Sugar is sweet, my love, but not as sweet as you.

We dated through high school, and when the big day came,
I wrote into your book, next to my name:


Then I went far away, and you found someone new
I read your letter, dear, and I wrote back to you:

Roses are red my love, violets are blue, so blue
Sugar is sweet my love, good luck, may God bless you!

Is that your little girl? She looks a lot like you
Some day some boy will write in her book too:


*Oder, wie mal ein patriotischer US-Grieche in der Tube reimte:

"Roses are red, violets are blue
Constantinople is Greek, and Adrianople too!" ;-)

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