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ROSE ROSE I LOVE YOU

 
SONG & HIT DETAILS
 
Artist Name: FRANKIE LAINE
 
 
Song Author: Wilfred Thomas
 
 
Year Recorded: 1940
Record Label: Columbia Records
Label Number: 39367
 
SONG PROFILE
 
Rose, Rose, I Love You

Rose, Rose, I Love You" is an English adaptation of a 1940 Chinese popular song.

It is the only song written by a Chinese to become a major English-language chart hit.

The original Chinese lyrics were by Wu Cun (Ng Chuen) and the music was credited to Lin Mei.

The English-language lyrics were written by the British radio presenter Wilfred Thomas.

It was recorded by American singer Frankie Laine and the Norman Luboff Choir, with Paul Weston and his orchestra, on 6 April 1951, and released by Columbia Records as catalog number 39367. The song reached #3 on the Billboard magazine music charts.