The Rose chords & lyrics
by Bette Midler
- The song was written by Amanda McBroom (1977 / 78).
- Recorded by Bette Midler for the sountrack of the 1979 movie - The Rose
- Released: March, 1980 from the album of the same name.
- Music: Key of C Major in 4/4 time at ~ 68 bpm (♩)
- Chords: C, Cmaj7, G, G7, G7sus4, F, Fadd9, Em, Am7, Am7/G
The Rose by Bette Midler
Intro: 4/4 | C | C | C | C | (Some say) C G7 1. Some say love___ It is a riv-er F G C That drowns__ The ten-der reed C G7 Some say love__ It is a ra-zor F G C That leaves__ Your soul to bleed Cmaj7 F - Fadd9 Some say love__ It is a hun-ger F G7sus4 - G7 An end-less__ Ach-ing need C G I say love__ It is a flow-er F C | C | And you__ It's on-ly seed (It's the) C G 2. It's the heart__ A-fraid of break-ing F G C That nev-er__ Learns to dance C G It's the dream__ A-fraid of wak-ing F G C That nev-er__ Takes the chance Em | Am7 / / Am7/G | It's the one__ Who won't be tak-en F G Who can-not__ Seem to give C G And the soul__ A-fraid of dy-in' F G C | C | That nev-er__ Learns to live (When the) C G 3. When the night__ Has been too lone-ly F G C And the road__ Has been too long C G And you think__ That love is on-ly F G C For the luck-y__ And the strong Em | Am7 - - Am7/G | Just re-mem-ber__ In the win-ter (Far) F G Far be-neath__ The bit-ter snows C G Lies the seed__ That with the sun's love F G C ||: C :|| C | C | In the spring__ Be-comes the rose x3 rit...
🗝️ C Major
Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
B: Bass Note
Right Handed Charts:
Left Handed Charts: