Will Ye Gang, Love

A classic from Archie Fisher. This song he most likely learned from the Greig-Duncan collection, Folk-Songs of the North-East which includes almost 2,000 songs and was collected from  the northeast of Scotland in the early years of the 20th century before World War I by schoolmaster and musician Gavin Grieg and minister James Bruce Duncan.

Will Ye Gang, Love

As I cam’ in by yon Rashie moor,
Wha’ spied I at my true love’s door,
My heart grew sair and my een grew blind
To see my bonnie love leave me behind.

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And will ye gang, love, and leave me noo,
Will ye gang, love, and leave me noo,
Wad ye forsake your ain love true
And gang wi’ a lad that ye never knew.

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