Bed of Roses

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Bette Midler

Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945), also known by her informal stage name, The Divine Miss M, is an American singer-songwriter, actress, comedian, producer and entrepreneur. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and won three Grammy Awards, … more »

Long, long ago, where the tall grass grows
And the still air is sweet with summer flowers;
In the shade by the stream I would lie awake and dream,
And in dreaming I would while away the hours 

Long, long gone yesterday,
And the castle and the prince and the God to whom I prayed 
Well, I made, and I'm gonna lie in this bed of roses 
I'm tired of trying to be free
 Gonna lay down like a sigh in my bed of roses 
Bed of roses I believed my life would be

Well, I wasted years,
All the useless, bitter tears
If I'd known I'd have stopped it at the start 
I knew life was long,
And I knew life could go wrong,
But I never knew my life would break my heart 

 Dreams die harder than pride 
I have learned my lesson well
I will put them both aside 
'cause I made and I'm gonna lie in this bed of roses 
I'm tired and I'm dying to be free
 Gonna lay down like a sigh in my bed of roses 
Bed of roses I believed my life would be

 Roses die, and all the fairy tales are lies,
And I guess that's just too bad for poor old me
'cause I made, and I'm gonna lie in my bed of roses 
Bed of roses I believed my life would be
Bed of roses I believed my life would be

Written by: BONNIE HAYES

Lyrics © BOB-A-LEW SONGS

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