“Do Ye Mind Lang Syne”

Alternate titles: “Lang Lang Syne”
Author: George James Laurie?
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford); Laurie died in 1878
Keywords: youth age nonballad
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"Do ye mind lang syne, When the simmer days were fine, When the sun it shone far brichter than it's ever done sin' syne?" The singer recalls the joys of the old days, and all the youths used to do. Now old, he hopes to awaken on an equally bright Sabbath

References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 190-191, "Do Ye Mind Lang Syne" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6322
  3. BI, FVS190