Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Auld Lang Syne

The original lyrics and tune of the New Years favorite Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns was rather different from modern renditions.  A neat lyrics comparison and pronunciation guide is available on Wikipedia.

This guy is playing what is believed to be the original tune:

Happy New Year!

3 comments:

  1. Nice tune, but I'll stick with the version that defined the start of the New Year, that by my paisan & Italiano-Canadian, Guy Lombardo.

    http://youtu.be/zx6bsozO9xg

    But since I do have a we dram of Scots in me:

    http://youtu.be/to1xT93IlUI

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    1. I am having some trouble with those links.

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  2. Did a copy & paste & they worked fine for me.

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