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Tennessee Rose Lyrics

Artist: Emmylou Harris
Album: Cimarron

(Karen Brooks/Hank DeVito)

Well it's a sweet dream
That keeps me close to you dear
And it's a sad thing
That we're apart I'm blue dear
And there are times now
I thank the heavens up above

When I'm with the one that I love
Now there are diamonds
That some may long to see
And they may shine
But not bright enough for me
I wouldn't take no

The whole world dipped in gold
For a night with my Tennessee Rose
Take this love that I am giving
For it's truly the lasting kind
The gift I hold is believing
That you will always be mine

Take this love that I am giving
For it's truly the lasting kind
The gift I hold is believing
That you will always be mine
Well it's a sweet dream
That keeps me close to you dear

And it's a sad thing
That we're apart I'm blue dear
And there are times now
That heaven only knows
How I love my Tennessee Rose
Only my Tennessee Rose

Comments/Interpretations

by antonio on 1/25/2011 2:38pm
emmylou, the great sound that comes out of her lips, a gracious beauty, and so is this top ten hit. you go girl, just keep getting better and better








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