ROSES TO RENO

Latest update on 27/01/2010

Artist: Bob Bishop
Author: Bobby Sykes/Wayne Walker
Label: ABC
Year: 1968

Real name: Bishop Sykes. There's a Mount Rose (ski resort) near Reno.

Covers:

1970:

Jimmy Frey [n°1 VL as Rozen Voor Sandra; lyrics by Nelly Byl; he also cut a French and a Spanish version]

1971:

Ronnie Tober [idem]

1971:

Eddy Arnold

1972:

Jacques Herb [melodically similar to Een Man Mag Niet Huilen]

1978:

André Van Duin [as Rozen Voor Sandra]

In the year of Jimmy Frey's hit, a year Bruges became Belgian soccer champion, supporters of F.C. Brugge sang this song as Breng Die Rozen Naar Standard. Jimmy's Spanish version was n°1 in Spain and his French version hit the French top 10.

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