Mama Liked The Roses

Elvis Presley

Bb
234
X13331
C
123
X32010
Eb
234
X65343
F
234
133211
Fm
34
133111
G
123
320003
Tono: G
Standard tuning.
    Intro: Eb  Fm  Bb  Eb
                       Fm      Bb                       Eb       C
    Oh, mama liked the roses       she grew them in the yard
                      Fm            G                C
    But Winter always came around      and made the growing way too hard
                       Fm      Bb                       Eb       C
    Oh, mama liked the roses       and when she had the time
                   Fm               G                 C
    She'd decorate the living room,   for all us kids to see
                    F               Bb                   F          Bb
    When I hear the Sunday bells          ringing in the morning
               G        C                    F
    I remember crying      when she used to sing
                       Fm      Bb                       Eb       C
    Oh, mama liked the roses        but most of all she cared
                     Fm              G            C
    About the way we learned to live    and if we said our prayers
    Spoken: (and play this: Fm  Bb  Eb  C  Fm  G  C)
    "You know I kept the family bible
    With a rose that she saved inside
    It was pressed between the pages
    Like it had found a place to hide"
                       Fm      Bb                     Eb       C
    Oh, mama liked the roses        in such a special way
                        Fm            G               C
    We bring them every Mother's Day     and put them on her grave
                       Fm      Bb                     Eb       C
    Oh, mama liked the roses           Mmmm
                   Fm       Bb                     Eb       C
    Mama liked the roses            Mmmm
    Repeat and fade out...


  
Composición: Colaboración y revisión: Luís Joly