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GUEST,Oldtimer Lyr Add: Auld Lang Syne (14) Lyr Add: AULD LANG SYNE 31 Dec 05


Still time to whip out your guitars and mandos and croon this obscure little Scottish tune that no one seems to truly know the meaning of or anything beyond verse one. So boys and girls here you go. If you're reading this in 2006, print it and save it for next year.
AULD LANG SYNE--Words adapated from a traditional song by Rabbie Burns (1759-96)

1.Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And auld lang syne?

CHORUS:
For auld lang syne, my dear,
For auld lang syne,
We'll tak a cup of kindness yet,
For auld lang syne!

2.And surely ye'll be your pint-stowp,
And surely I'll be mine,
And we'll tak a cup o kindness yet,
For auld lang syne!

3.We twa hae run about the braes,
And pou'd the gowans fine,
But we've wander'd monie a weary fit,
Sin auld lang syne.

4.We twa hae paidl'd in the burn
Frae morning sun till dine,
But seas between us braid hae roar'd
Sin auld lang syne.

5.And there's a hand my trusty fiere,
And gie's a hand o thine,
And we'll tak a right guid-willie waught,
For auld lang syne

Meanings: (becha didn't know them all)
auld lang syne - times gone by
be - pay for
braes - hills
braid - broad
burn - stream
dine - dinner time
fiere - friend
fit - foot
gowans - daisies
guid-willie waught - goodwill drink
monie - many
morning sun - noon
paidl't - paddled
pint-stowp - pint tankard
pou'd - pulled
twa - two


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