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One Dozen Roses
Words by Roger Lewis and "Country" Joe Washburn, Music by Dick Jurgons and Walter Donovan - 1942
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1942, played for 14 weeks.
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
G Am7       D7 G         Bm Am7       D7
G Am7       D7 G G7         G+
C Cm G E7          Fdim
D Em7        A7 D         Em7 D
Eb7 G B7 Em         G+
D Em7 A7 D7
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
G -             Em A9 -
G D7 G Am7      D7
G -             Em A9 -
G D7 G        C#dim G           G7
C - G -
Em        Em7 A9         A7 D7  Am7 Fm  D7 -
G -             Em A9 -
G D7 G -  (D7  to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
You say my un -cle left a mil -lion,
And half of it be -longs to me?
Let us talk a -bout that lat -er, It's im -por -tant but love's great -er,
Right now I'm bus -y as a bee.
I'm in an aw -ful hur -ry so don't ask me now to stop,
I'm go -ing to place an or -der in a lit -tle flow -er shop:
 
Chorus:
Give me One Doz -en Ros -es Put my heart in be -side them and
Send them to the one I love.
She'll be Glad to re -ceive them And I know she'll be -lieve them.
That's some -thing we've been talk -ing of.
There may be Or -ange blos -soms lat -er kind of think that there will, 'cause
She's done some -thing to me and my heart won't keep still.
Give me One Doz -en Ros -es put my heart in be -side them and
Send them to the one I love.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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