Definitions for "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden"
"(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" (AKA "Rose Garden") was the title of a song written by Joe South, that is best known by Country singer Lynn Anderson, whose recording topped the U.S. country charts and reached #3 on the U.S. Billboard pop charts and #1 on the Record World pop charts in 1970. In 1971 Anderson hit #3 in the United Kingdom with the song making it one of the most successful country crossover hits ever in Europe, hitting number one in several countries.