Mama Liked the Roses

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"Mama Liked the Roses"
Song by Elvis Presley from the album Elvis' Christmas Album (1970)
Published Elvis Presley Music
Released April 20, 1970
Recorded January 16, 1969, American Sound Studios, Memphis, Tennessee[1]
Genre Gospel
Length 00:02:36
Label RCA Victor
Writer John L. Christopher

Mama Liked the Roses is a song by Elvis Presley recorded in 1969. The song was released as the B side to "The Wonder of You" 45 single on April 20, 1970 and the 1970 RCA Camden LP Elvis' Christmas Album. As a single, it failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, but reached #65 on the Cashbox charts.[2] The song was composed by John L. Christopher, who also co-wrote "Always on My Mind".[3]


  1. ^ "Elvis Presley - Lyrics". 
  2. ^ "Mama Liked the Roses". 
  3. ^ "Mama Liked the Roses 45". 

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