BY YON BONNIE BANKS, AND BY YON BONNIE BRAES,
WHERE THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT ON LOCH LOMOND.
WHERE ME AND MY TRUE LOVE WERE EVER WANT TO GAE,
ON THE BONNIE, BONNIE BANKS OF LOCH LOMOND.

O, YE'LL TAKE THE HIGH ROAD, AND I'LL TAKE THE LOW ROAD,
AND I'LL BE IN SCOTLAND AFORE YE'.
BUT ME AND MY TRUE LOVE WILL NEVER MEET AGAIN,
ON THE BONNIE, BONNIE BANKS OF LOCH LOMOND.

TWAS THEN THAT WE PARTED, IN YON SHADY GLEN,
ON THE STEEP, STEEP SIDE O' BEN LOMOND.
WHERE IN PURPLE HUE, THE HIGHLAND HILLS WE VIEW,
AND THE MOON COMING OUT IN THE GLOAMING.
LOCH  LOMOND IS AN OLD SCOTTISH FOLK TUNE, DATING BACK TO 1742. 

THE WORDS ARE ATTRIBUTED TO
LADY JOHN SCOTT OF EDINBURGH WHO
ADAPTED THE LYRICS IN 1838.  
Highland Meadows Dotted With Lagoons
Scotland, Glasgow University
O, YE'LL TAKE THE HIGH ROAD, AND I'LL TAKE THE LOW ROAD,
AND I'LL BE IN SCOTLAND AFORE YE'.
BUT ME AND MY TRUE LOVE WILL NEVER MEET AGAIN,
ON THE BONNIE, BONNIE BANKS OF LOCH LOMOND.
THE WEE BIRDIE SANG, AND THE WILD FLOWERS SPRING,
AND IN SUNSHINE THE WATERS ARE SLEEPING.
BUT THE BROKEN HEART IT KENS,  NAE SECOND SPRING AGAIN,
THOUGH THE WAEFUL MAY CEASE FROM THEIR GREETING.
O, YE'LL TAKE THE HIGH ROAD, AND I'LL TAKE THE LOW ROAD,
AND I'LL BE IN SCOTLAND AFORE YE'.
BUT ME AND MY TRUE LOVE WILL NEVER MEET AGAIN,
ON THE BONNIE, BONNIE BANKS OF LOCH LOMOND.
PHIL COULTER IS PERFORMING HIS PIANO INSTRUMENTAL OF "LOCH LOMOND"
WITH FULL ORCHESTA ENHANCEMENT. 

IN MY OPNION, THIS IS EXHILERATING, CONTEMPORARY MUSIC!  IF YOU HAVE
STEREO SOUND, TURN UP YOUR VOLUME.  LISTEN... ALL THE WAY THROUGH!
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