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Posted by: CelticRadio 31-Dec-2018, 07:12 PM
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In celebration of the New Year we will be playing 8 hours of Auld Lang Syne by the immortal Robert Burns. Tune in on Highlander Radio to hear this Robert Burns festival of his most famous poem and have a Happy New Year!

So you don't understand the Lyrics?

We twa hae ran about the braes,
And pu’d the gowans fine,
But we’ve wander’d monie a weary fit
Sin’ auld lang syne.

Then read on...

The end of a year often signals new beginnings – gym memberships and dating apps see an uncharacteristic surge in sign ups – but one thing that has never, and will unlikely change, is Robert Burns’ Auld Lang Syne. It’s pretty much accepted that most don’t know all the lyrics, but does anyone really know what they mean either? Here is a breakdown of each verse and chorus in the original 18th century Scots along with its translation.

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Posted by: WallaceGal 31-Dec-2018, 07:15 PM
All over the world tonight, people will sing an old Scots tune, all thanks to Rabbie Burns. And I'll wager 80% of them don't even know where it originated....

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