ORIENTAL ROSE

ORIENTAL ROSE
ORIENTAL ROSE
Richard Nicosia
Lucile McCall
Joseph B. Benenati, New York
L. McCall
From the back cover: “Oriental Rose, when first sung by GLADYS ST. JOHN, the well-known coloratura Soprano made an instant hit and pradicated [sic] great success for this beautiful Oriental Song.”

In a garden of Roses I met you one day
A rose in your raven hair,
And there among the roses I loved you for aye,
My Oriental rose, so fair,
In a garden of roses I met you one day
I loved you for aye, my Oriental rose, so fair.
Ah!

CHORUS:
Sweet Oriental Rose
go to the land where the sun shines
There to a heart of gold be happy and never pine.
Sweet Oriental Rose,
go to the land where the sun shines,
For you surely will be called
Queen of the Oriental Roses.

When my dreams come true, we shall go, heart of mine,
To a land that is dear to me,
Then I shall take you where the sun ever shines,
Rose will you come with me
When my dreams come true we shall go heart of mine,
Where the sun ever shines
Rose will you come with me.
Ah!

ORIENTAL ROSE