"Good Year for the Roses" is a song written by Jerry Chesnut, and when recorded by George Jones it was released as a single in 1970, and on the 1971 album George Jones with Love. It has also been recorded by Elvis Costello. Wizex recorded the song in 1982 on the album Nattfjäril, with Kikki Danielsson on lead vocals.
George Jones recorded the song with Alan Jackson for his 1994 album The Bradley Barn Sessions.
Stefan Sundström wrote lyrics in Swedish as Fläder, and the song was recorded as Apache on the album Babyland in 1997. Mona Haledy wrote other lyrics in Swedish Ännu blommor våra rosor, recroded by among others Stefan Borsch 1982 on the album En liten fågel, and by Lasse Stefanz on the 2010 album Texas
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