ROSES ARE RED (MY LOVE)

Latest update on 11/10/2014

Artist: Paul Evans
Author: Al Byron/Paul Evans
Label: demo/Ace
Year: 1961

Demo on Ace cd Paul Evans - The Fabulous Teens & Beyond in '95. Lyrics of the chorus stems from an old English nursery rhyme (1784), inspired by a poem dating back to the 16th century.

Covers:

1962:

Bobby Vinton [n°1 US]

1962:

Ronnie Carroll [hit UK]

1962:

Florraine Darlin [answer song as Long As The Rose Is Red; hit US]

1962:

Dickey Lee

1962:

Shelley Fabares

1962:

Eugen Tajmer og Hans Eugenier [as Rosen Er Rosenrod; Danish version covered a lot]

1963:

Padre Twins [hit NL]

1963:

Jim Reeves

1963:

Johnny Burnette

1975:

Freddy Fender

1997:

Aqua [sample in Roses Are Red]

Roses Are Red by Darrell & The Oxfords (ex members of The Tokens) is another song.

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