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.
Bobby Vinton [n°1 US]
Ronnie Carroll [hit UK]
Florraine Darlin [answer song as Long As The Rose Is Red; hit US]
Eugen Tajmer og Hans Eugenier [as Rosen Er Rosenrod; Danish version covered a lot]
Padre Twins [hit NL]
Aqua [sample in Roses Are Red]
Roses Are Red by Darrell & The Oxfords (ex members of The Tokens) is another song.