Billy Bragg - Where The Roses Are In Bloom Guitar Chords

Billy Bragg

alternative country, alternative rock, anti-folk, folk

Billy Bragg & Wilco - Where The Roses Are In Bloom

Verse 1

They were [Bm]strolling in the gloaming
Where the [Em]roses were in bloom
A [G]soldier and his sweetheart lady [D]true
And their [Bm]hearts were filled with sorrow
And their [Em]thoughts were of tomorrow
As she [G]pinned a rose upon his coat of [D]blue

Chorus 1

Do not [G]ask me love to linger
When you [Em]know not what to say
For [D]duty calls your sweetheart's name [Bm]again
And your [G]heart need not be sighing
If [Em]I be among the dying
I'll be [D]with you when the [G]roses bloom [D]again

Verse 2

When the roses bloom again
Beside the river
And the mockingbird has sung his sweet refrain
In the days of auld lang syne
I'll be with you sweetheart mine
I'll be with you when the roses bloom again

Verse 3

Mid the rattle of the battle
Came a whisper soft and low
A soldier who had fallen in the fray
I am dying, I am dying
And I know I'll have to go
But I want to tell you
Before I pass away

Chorus 2

There's a far and distant river
Where the roses are in bloom
A sweetheart who is waiting there for me
And it's there I pray you take me
I've been faithful, don't forsake me
I'll be with her when the roses bloom again

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