When the Roses Come Again

Cat. #0071 (MFH #677) - As sung by Mrs. Gladys Everly, Springfield, Missouri on April 20, 1958

'Neath the shadows down th meadows
Dead leaves lie on every side
By th river flowers shiver
Fading, dying in their pride
Someone's strayin', long delaying
Sad th parting down th lane,
I must leave you, someone's saying,
Till th roses come again

When th roses come again
When th roses come again
I will meet you, I will greet you
When th roses come again

As I wander I will ponder
On a happy by an' by
On a summer over yonder
Fraught with joy to you an' I
Do not borrow grief or sorrow
In the hours that yet remain
We shall know a glad tomorrow
When th roses come again

Sunshine over crimson clover
Blossoms on th meadows wide
Summer fingers sweetly linger
Everywhere on every side
Someone's roaming in th gloaming
Happy hearts that feel no pain
For all their sadness turned to gladness
Now that roses bloom again