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Come a Ye Tramps an Hawkers

by Celtic Folk. Buy album CD: Other Songs A - W

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Come a' ye tramps and hawkers noo,
Ye gaitherers o'blaw
That tramps the countrie roun' an' roun'
Come lissen ane an' aw'

Ah'll tell tae you a rovin' tale
O sichts as Ah hae seen
Far up intae thae snawy north
An' sooth be Gretna Green.

Ah've seen the high Ben Lomond
a-towerin' tae the moon
Ah've been by Creiff and Callendar
and roond be bonnie Doune.

Ah've seen Loch Ness'es silvery tides,
And places ill tae ken:
Far up intae the snawy north
Lies Urquharts fairy glen.

It's aft Ah've laffed untae masel'
As Ah trudged alang the road
Wi' a bag o'blaw upon ma back
an' face as broun's a toad's.

Wi' lumps o'cake an' tattie scones
Cheese and braxie hams
It's nae thinkin' waur Ah'm comin' fae
Nor waur Ah'm gawn tae gang.

For Ah'm happy in the summer time
Aneath the bricht blue sky
Nae thinkin' in the mornin'
Waur at nicht that Ah sall lie.

If in a barn, or yet a byre
Or jist amang the hay
So lang's the weather doth permit,
Ah'm happy every day.

But Ah think Ah'll go tae Paddy's Land,
Ah makkin up ma mind.
For Scotland's fairly altered noo,
Ye cannae raise the wind.

But Ah will trust in Providence,
an Providence prove true,
Ah'll tell ye a' o' Erin's Isle
Win Ah come back tae you.

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  2. Ae Fond Kiss
  3. Air Fol Lol Lol Lo
  4. Athen Rye
  5. Auld Lang Syne
  6. Banks of Newfoundland
  7. Black Velvet Band
  8. Blowing in the Wind
  9. Bonnie Banks O Loch Lomond
  10. Both Sides the Tweed
  11. Chi Min Geamhradh by Runrig
  12. Come a Ye Tramps an Hawkers
  13. Come Awa Hame Laddy
  14. Country Roads
  15. Dont Call Me Early in the Morning
  16. Eriskay Love Lilt
  17. Fiach Mchugh
  18. Heading for Halifax
  19. Heavy Water Plant Song
  20. Lewis Bridal Song
  21. Loch Lomond
  22. Mary Hamilton
  23. Mary Mack
  24. Mist Covered Mountains
  25. Nancy Whiskey
  26. Oidhche Mhath Leibh
  27. Scarborough Fair
  28. Scotland the Brave
  29. Seven Old Ladies
  30. Summer Road
  31. The Dowie Dens O Yarrow
  32. The Flower of Scotland
  33. The Island
  34. The Skye Boat Song
  35. Uist Tramping Song
  36. Westering Home


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