Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson

 

Strophe) 

I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden 

Along with the sunshine, there´s gotta be a little rain sometimes 

 

When you take you got to give, so live and let 

live, or let go, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa 

I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden 

 

 

Strophe) 

I could promise you things like bid diamond rings 

but you don´t find roses growing on stalks of clover 

so, you better think it over 

Well, if sweet talking you could make it come true 

I would give you the world right now on a silver platter 

But what would it matter 

 

Refrain) 

So, smile for a while and let´s be jolly, love shouldn´t be so melancholy 

come along and share the good times while we can...

 

Strophe) 

I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden 

Along with the sunshine, there´s gotta be a little rain sometimes 

 

Strophe) 

I beg you pardon, I never promised you a rose garden 

I could sing you a tune and promise you the moon 

but if that´s what it takes to hold you 

I´d just as soon let you go 

But there´s one thing I want you to know 

You better look before you leap, still waters run deep 

And there won´t always be someone there to pull you out 

And you know what I´m talking about 

 

Refrain) 

So, smile for a while and let´s be jolly, love shouldn´t be so melancholy 

come along and share the good times while we can...

 

Strophe) 

I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden 

Along with the sunshine, there´s gotta be a little rain sometimes 

 

I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden......