Red Roses For A Blue LadyWords & Music by Sid Tepper & Roy Bennett
Recorded by Vic Dana, 1965 (#10)
G D7 Fdim C C9 C C/B E7 Dm7 E7 I want some red ro - ses for a blue la - dy; A7 Em7 Cdim Em7 A7 Mis - ter flor - ist, take my or - der please. F Dm7 G CM7 C/B Am7 Am7/G We had a sil - ly quar - rel the oth - er day -- D Am7 D9 Cdim G Edim G7 I hope these pret - ty flow - ers chase her blues a - way. G D7 Fdim C C9 C C/B E7 Dm7 E7 I want some red ro - ses for a blue la - dy; A7 Em7 Cdim Em7 A7 Send them to the sweet - est gal in town. F Dm7 G7 C Em7 A7 And if they do the trick, I'll hur - ry back to pick Cdim F Dm7 Fdim G7 Dm7 C Your best white or - chid for her wed - ding gown.
*Suggested by recent visitor Max Reid. This one is now probably better-remembered from Bert Kaempfert's concurrent instrumental version, which actually peaked one spot lower on the charts than Dana's did.