Mama Liked the Roses

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"Mama Liked the Roses"
Single by Elvis Presley
A-side"The Wonder of You"
ReleasedApril 20, 1970
RecordedJanuary 16, 1969
StudioAmerican Sound Studios, Memphis, Tennessee[1]
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)John L. Christopher

"Mama Liked the Roses" is a song by Elvis Presley and recorded in 1969. The song was released as the B-side to "The Wonder of You" 45 single on April 20, 1970, and on the 1970 RCA Camden reissue of Elvis' Christmas Album.

As a single, it failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, but reached number 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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