"Paper Roses" is a popular song written by Fred Spielman and Janice Torre which was a hit in 1960 for Anita Bryant with Monty Kelly's Orchestra and Chorus and later for Marie Osmond in 1973.
Anita Bryant's version of "Paper Roses" was originally released in 1960 as a single b/w "Mixed Emotions" (Carlton 528) and was the opening track on her 1961 album Hear Anita Bryant In Your Home Tonight! (Carlton STLP 12/127), recorded in "Provocative Stereo." "Paper Roses" was Bryant's biggest hit on the Billboard Pop chart, peaking at No. 5 in 1960. Bryant continued to release singles following "Paper Roses"' success. Although Bryant had hits that reached the Top 40 again, she never had another hit as big as "Paper Roses."
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... Paper Roses is the debut studio album by American country music singer, Marie Osmond ... The album's name came from its title track, "Paper Roses," a cover of an Anita Bryant Top 10 hit from 1961 ... Paper Roses peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, #59 on the Billboard 200 and #38 on the Canadian Albums Chart ...
Famous quotes containing the words roses and/or paper:
“Seven roses later splashes the fountain.”
—Paul Celan [Paul Antschel] (19201970)
“Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges ... which are employed altogether for their benefit.”
—Andrew Jackson (17671845)