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Wild Mountain Thyme
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Wild Mountain Thyme

1. O the summer time has come
And the leaves are sweetly blooming
And the wild mountain thyme
All around the blooming heather

Chorus:
Will ye go, lassie, go?
And we'll all go together
To pull wild mountain thyme
All around the bloomin' heather
Will ye go, lassie, go?

2. I will build my love a bower
By yon clear crystal fountain
And on it I will pile
All the flowers of the mountain

(Chorus)

3. If my true love she won't come
Then I'll surely find another
To pull wild mountain thyme
All around the blooming heather

(Chorus)


Based upon a Scottish song by Robert Tannahill (The Braes o' Balquhidder), this is an Irish variant from the McPeake family of Ulster.

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