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Twa Fowks Fa Teuk Guid Tent O' Me

[Two People Who Took Good Care Of Me]

Lyrics composed by John Henderson on the 10th of June, 2011
to a tune written by Aberdeenshire's Eddie Edmond called John Roy Lyall

Fan wannerin lane ow'r tae the kirk,
An the grun faar twa loo'd yins lig,
I wis maist mynfu o' fit they'd gied me,
Sae a guid life I'd mebbe big.
I recaa'd ma faither's bricht twinklin een,
An tee ma mither's saft vyce o' care;
I'd been licky they'd shaw'd me fit wis aaricht
Tae dae in this wirld fyle here.

lane=alone : kirk=church : grun=ground : faar=where : lig=lie
maist=most : mynfu=mindfull : big=build : een=eyes
tee=also : saft=soft : vyce=voice : licky=lucky :shaw'd=shown
fit=what : aaricht=alright : wirld=world : fyle=while

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