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My version of a Francis McPeake classic. I usually sing this at the end of a kitchen session or performance with everyone joining in on the chorus.
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Oh the summertime is coming
And the trees are sweetly blooming
And the wild mountain thyme
Grows around the blooming heather
Will ye go, Lassie go?

And we'll all go together
To pluck wild mountain thyme
All around the blooming heather
Will ye go, Lassie go?

I will build my love a tower
Near yon' pure crystal fountain
And on it I will build
All the flowers of the mountain
Will ye go, Lassie go?


I will range the mountains o'er
And the deep lynns sa' drearie
And return wi' ma spoils
Ta' the bower o' ma dearie
Will ye go, Lassie go?

If my true love she were gone
I would surely find another
Where wild mountain thyme
Grows around the blooming heather
Will ye go, Lassie go?

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Uploaded: Nov 17, 2004 - 03:34:24 PM
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2004 - 03:17:57 PM Last Played: May 17, 2019 - 07:01:07 PM
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Studio Projects B1 through a Rolls dual tube mic preamp. Vocals double tracked.
Garageband. All instruments are Garageband software instruments.
regulus said 5326 days ago (November 17th, 2004)
melodious and soothing with a classical folk ballade
quality to it. Very Bulgarian..lol. This is so Scottish
that I feel as though i've been at the Fittich. Hoot
man you know your way about these here loops an a-
hav a good hear for a maken fine music. Much
applause. Your quit the artisan.

Glad you posting here at MJ's I'm sure many here do
appreciate your work as do i on this one.
Check out my latest song called Sensual Waters featuring ✬✬ rsorensen ✬✬
failteband said 5326 days ago (November 17th, 2004)
Thanks for the feedback. It does my UlsterScot soul a world of good to do
these songs and please those that listen to them.
Slaínte! (gaelic for "good health to you")

S. Todd
Celtic music with a Canadian attitude!
Check out my latest song called Electrovoxhumana
thetiler said 5281 days ago (January 1st, 2005)
You sure have a knack for classic folk tunes.
Especially with that accent, it really brings out that flavor.

It kind of make me think that your music would of been
nice for a movie like "Far and Away" with Tom Cruise.


Check out my latest song called They Went Underground
said 5260 days ago (January 22nd, 2005)
I like this
I've a soft spot for items like this. Guess it's because 3 of
my grandparents are Irish. Well done.
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