Love is a rose but you better not pick it
It only grows when it's on the vine
A handful of thorns and you'll know you've missed it
You lose your love when you say the word mine

I wanna see what's never been seen,
I wanna live that age old dream
Come on, lass, we can go together
Let's take the best right now,
Take the best right now.

I wanna go to an old hoe-down
Long ago in a western town.
Pick me up cause my feet are draggin'
Give me a lift and I'll hay your wagon.

Love is a rose but you better not pick it
It only grows when it's on the vine
A handful of thorns and you'll know you've missed it
You lose your love when you say the word mine
Mine, mine

Love is a rose, love is a rose
Love is a rose, love is a rose


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    General CommentMelody sounds like Rocky Top
    tacopronkon January 20, 2013   Link
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    General CommentThis is my five yr. old son Alex's fav. neil young song. He comes close to playing along with neil on the harmonica. He sings the lyrics through the house all the time:)
    NutzyPixeon October 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHe got in trouble in school for singing in the bathroom. I'm such an influence. LOL.
    NutzyPixeon October 03, 2008   Link

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