Songbook/Auld Lang Syne

Scottish tratitional – Alternative title: Should auld acquaintance, arranged by Mjchael 

Auld Lang Syne.jpg


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   Should auld ac -- quain -- tance be for -- got,
   and ne -- ver brought to mind?
   Should auld ac -- quain -- tance be for -- got,
   and days of auld lang syne?
   For auld lang syne, my dear,
   For auld lang syne,
   We'll tak' a cup o' kind -- ness yet,
   For auld lang syne.
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Source: Melody from w:Auld_Lang_Syne#Melody, chords from File:Auld_Lang_Syne.jpg, text from w:Auld_Lang_Syne#Lyrics.

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Source: Ludwig van Beethoven, 12 Scottish Songs, WoO 156, song 11, Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[n.d.[1865]]. Plate B.260.

Crd C.svg Crd F ZMR.svg Crd G.svgCrd Am.svg
verse 1
Should C auld acquaintance G be forgot
And C never brought to F mind?
Should C auld acquaintance G be forgot
And (C days of Am) auld lang C syne?
chorus
'F' For C auld lang G syne, my dear
'F' For C auld lang F syne
We'll C take a cup o' G kindness yet
For (C auld Am) lang C syne


verse 2
We C twa hae run a- G bout the braes
And C pou'd the gowans F fine
But we've C wander'd mony a G weary fitt
Sin' (C auld Am) lang C) syne.
chorus
verse 3
We C twa hae paidl'd G in the burn
Frae C morning sun till F dine
But C seas between us G braid hae roar'd
Sin' (C auld Am) lang C) syne.
chorus
verse 4
And C there's a hand, my G trusty feire ( = frend)
And C gie's a hand o' F thine
And C we'll tak a G right gude ( or: willie waught
For (C auld Am) lang C) syne.
chorus
verse 5
And C surely ye'll be your G pint-stowp
And C surely I'll be F mine
And C we'll tak a cup o' G kindness yet
For (C auld Am) lang C) syne.


AnnotationEdit

C           F   | C
1 . 2 u . u 4 . | 1 . 2 u . u 4
         Should | auld acquaintance