#03087
Teardrop On A Rose (Wayne S Morgan) video
#1730: YouTube video by NLTreasure
©2011 ~ Used with permission ~

While strolling through a lovely garden,
As day was drawing to a close,
My eyes beheld a tragic story,
I saw a teardrop on a rose.

It should have been a tear of gladness,
But deep inside sorrow shows;
The trusting heart had just been broken,
I saw a teardrop on a rose.

A sobbing tear that follows parting,
Holds all the pain that sorrow knows;
The false goodbye, a life is shattered,
Now lies the story on the rose.

The tear will dry, the rose will wither,
When spring and winter comes and goes;
I loved, I lost, my story's ended,
With just a teardrop on a rose.

####.... Hiram King (Hank) Williams [1923-1953] American singer-songwriter and musician regarded, despite his short life, as one of the most important country music artists of all time. Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC ....####
Recorded by Hank Williams (Posthumous 7-inch, 45 rpm single, side A: Hank Williams with his Drifting Cowboys; Side B: Alone and Forsaken, MGM Records, 1955); and (The Complete Collection, Disc 3, trk#5, 2006 CD, © Spectrum Music).

This variant recorded by Wayne S Morgan of Port de Grave, NL (Breakaway, trk#3, 2002 CD, Independent, recorded and mixed by Kevin Collins at Sawyer Hill Productions, Placentia, NL).


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