G5 G5 C5 G5 (walk to 1) The orchid is a flower that blooms so tenderly. G5 G5 D5 D5 (walkup 5 to 1) It thrills the fairest lady of the land. G5 G5 G5 (walk 1-4) If placed beside a blushing rose, C5 G5 The rose could not compare. G5 D5 G5 G5 (walk to 1) But how was such as I, to understand. chorus G5 G5 (walk 1-4) C5 G5 I overlooked an orchid while searching for a rose. G5 G5 D5 D5 (walk 5 to 1) The orchid that I overlooked was you. G5 G5 (walk 1-4) C5 G5 The rose that I was searching for has proved to be untrue. G5 D5 G5 (walk to 1) The orchid that I find my dear was you. Instrumental G5 D5 G5 G5 (walk to 1) G5 G5 (walk 1-4) C5 G5 The rose has lost its color, but the orchid stays the same. G5 G5 D5 D5 (walk 5-1) And I?m alone to face these lonely years. G5 G5 (walk 1-4) C5 G5 I didn?t see the orchid, I was looking for a rose. G5 D5 G5 G5 (walk to 1) And now I pay the price with bitter tears. chorus So get the CD and start playing along. New bass players, I play the walkups this way. Walk 1-4 1,2,3,4, so in G5 its G5 A5 B5 C5 Walk 5-1 5,4,3,2, so D5 C5 B5 A5 Walk to 1, on the D string, D5 E5 F#5 and G5 on 4th string, 5,6,7,8 or 1.