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Of a' the airts the wind can blaw! - Dick Glasgow - 07-11-2016

Of a' the airts the wind can blaw! 

Played on Hammered Dulcimer, English Dulcimer, Fiddle & Whistle.





Robert Burns wrote this, one of his best songs, to the tune Miss Admiral Gordon’s Strathspey, which was composed by William Marshall around 1775 

Of a' the airts the wind can blaw, 
I dearly like the west, 
For there the bonie lassie lives, 
The lassie I lo'e best: 

There's wild-woods grow, and rivers row, 
And mony a hill between: 
But day and night my fancys' flight 
Is ever wi' my Jean. 

I see her in the dewy flowers, 
I see her sweet and fair: 
I hear her in the tunefu' birds, 
I hear her charm the air: 
There's not a bonie flower that springs, 
By fountain, shaw, or green; 
There's not a bonie bird that sings, 
But minds me o' my Jean.

Robert Burns:
http://www.robertburns.org/works/223.shtml

Cheers,
Dick