The Makem & Spain Brothers: The Tradition Continues
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As I gaed down by Strichen town
I heard a fair maid mourning
She was making sair complaint
For her true love ne'er returning

Fare ye well ye Mormond Braes
Where oft times I've been cheery
Fare ye well ye Mormond Braes
Twas there I lost my dearie

Many's the horse has snappert and fa'n
And risen again full rarely
Many's the lass has lost her lad
And gotten another right early


There's as good fish in the sea
As ever yet was taken
I'll cast my line and try again
For I'm only since forsaken


So I'll go down by Strichen town
Where I was bred and born in
There I'll get another sweetheart
Will marry me in the morning