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"Mama Liked the Roses," Elvis Presley (1970)

"Mama Liked the Roses," Elvis Presley (1970)

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Presley was a proud mommy’s boy (just like me) and he wears that on his sleeve on this gorgeous tune penned by Johnny Christopher, who also co-wrote the breathtaking “Always on My Mind.” (Bonus points for the inclusion of purple roses in the video.)

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Mama Liked the Roses · Elvis Presley

From Elvis in Memphis

℗ Originally released 1969. All rights reserved by RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

Released on: 1969-06-17

Composer, Lyricist: John Christopher

Producer: Chips Moman

Producer: Felton Jarvis

Engineer: Al Pachucki

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