Bette Midler Rose chords
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Intro: C/C (pluck ¼-note chords) C G/B Some say love, it is a river F/A G/B C That drowns the tender reed C/G C G/B Some say love, it is a razor F/A G/B C That leaves your soul to bleed Em/B Am Some say love it is a hunger F/G G An endless aching need C G/B I say love it is a flower F/A G C/G And You its only seed (timpani) C G/B It's the heart afraid of breaking F/A G/B C That never learns to dance (timpani)C/G C G/B It's the dream afraid of waking F/A G/B C That never takes a chance (ooh’s) Em/B Am It's the one, who won't be taken F/G G Who cannot seem to give (quietly) C G/B And the soul afraid of dying F/A G C/G That never learns to live (rock it) C G/B When the night has been too lonely F/A G/B C And the road has been too long C/G C G/B And you think that love is only F/A G/B C For the lucky and the strong (quiet) Em/B Am Just remember in the winter (rock it) F/G G-Gsus Far beneath the bitter snow (quiet) C G/B Lies the seed that with the sun's love, (rock it) F/A G/B C In the spring becomes the rose notes: When bass note is shown, ie x/B, barre at that fret on the E-string. When it isn't shown, it's the same as the chord. Still barre there. So, the song is mostly at C barred at the 8th fret.