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Auld Lang Syne

Robert Burns poem set to traditional melody
The US Army Band playing Auld Lang Syne.
Auld Lang Syne sheet music with lyrics.

"Auld Lang Syne"[1] is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788[2][3] and set to the tune of a traditional folk song (Roud # 6294). It is well known in many countries, especially in the English-speaking world, its traditional use being to bid farewell to the old year at the stroke of midnight.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Susan Rennie (ed.). "Lang Syne". Dictionary of the Scots Language. Dsl.ac.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-01.
  2. "Robert Burns - Auld Lang Syne". BBC. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-01-01.
  3. "The History and Words of Auld Lang Syne". Scotland.org. Retrieved 2012-01-01.