(:redirect quiet=1:) %abc-2.1 stretchlast X:1 T: Ye Banks And Braes T:The Banks O' Doon C:Robert Burns (1791) O:Scotland Z:Webmaster M:3/4 L:1/4 R:Air K:G D|"G"G2 G|"D7"A>GA|"G"BdB|"D7"AGA| w:Ye banks and braes - o' bon -nie Doon, - How "G"B>AG|"C"GED|"G"DEG|"D"A2 B/A/| w:can - ye bloom - sae fresh - and fair? How - "G"G2 G|"D7"A>GA|"G"BdB|"D7"AGA| w:can ye chant, - ye lit -tle birds, -And "G"B>AG|"C"GED|"D7"DE"C"G|"G"G2B| w:I - sae wea -ry, fu' - o' care! Thou'll "G"d2e |"G"dBG|"G"d2e |dBG| w:break my heart, - thou warb-ling bird, -That dBG|dBG|"A7"e3/2 (d/c/B/)|"D"A2D| w:wan -tons thro' - the flow-er -ing thorn: Thou "G"G2 G|"D7"A>GA|"G"BdB|"D7"AGA| w:minds me o' - de-par -ted joys, - De "G"B>AG|"C"GED|"D7"DE"C"G|"G"G2|| w:part -ed ne -ver to - re-turn. % W: W:1 W:Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon, W:How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair? W:How can ye chant, ye little birds, W:And I sae weary, fu' o' care! W:Thou'll break my heart, thou warbling bird, W:That wantons thro' the flowering thorn: W:Thou minds me o' departed joys, W:Departed never to return. W: W:2 W:Aft hae I rov'd by bonnie Doon, W:To see the rose and woodbine twine: W:And ilka bird sang o' its Luve, W:And fondly sae did I o' mine. W:Wi' lightsome heart I pu'd a rose, W:Fu' sweet upon its thorny tree! W:But may fause Luver staw my rose, W:And ah! She left the thorn wi' me. % % % % % % % % % % %]


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Song by Robert Burns

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