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Traditional
  1. Cam' ye by Athol lad wi' the philabeg?
    Doun by the Tummel, or banks or the Garry?
    Saw ye the lads, wi' their bonnets and white cockades,
    Leaving their mountains to follow Prince Charlie?
    Follow thee, follow thee, wha wadna follow thee,
    Lang 'last thou lo'ed, and trusted us fairly;
    Charlie, Charlie, wha wadna follow thee,
    King o' the hielan' hearts, bonnie Prince Charlie.
  2. I ha's but ae son, my gallant young Donald,
    But if I had ten, they should follow Glengarry;
    Health to Macdonald, and gallant clan Ronald
    For these are the men that will die for their Charlie?
    Follow thee, follow thee, wha wadna follow thee,
    Lang 'last thou lo'ed, and trusted us fairly;
    Charlie, Charlie, wha wadna follow thee,
    King o' the hielan' hearts, bonnie Prince Charlie.
  3. I'll to Lochiel and Appin, and kneel to them;
    Doun by Lord Murray and Roy o Kildairlie;
    Brave Mckintosh he shall fly to the field wi' them,
    These are the lads I can trust wi' my Charlie.
    Follow thee, follow thee, wha wadna follow thee,
    Lang 'last thou lo'ed, and trusted us fairly;
    Charlie, Charlie, wha wadna follow thee,
    King o' the hielan' hearts, bonnie Prince Charlie.
  4. Doun thro' the Lowlands, doun wi' the Whigamore,
    Loyal true Highlanders, doun wi' them rarely:
    Ronald and Donald drive on wi' the braid claymore,
    Over the necks o the foes o Prince Charlie.
    Follow thee, follow thee, wha wadna follow thee,
    Lang 'last thou lo'ed, and trusted us fairly;
    Charlie, Charlie, wha wadna follow thee,
    King o' the hielan' hearts, bonnie Prince Charlie.

From the collection Songs From Hazzards Huzzah