LYRIC

Key: F
Genre: Folk
Harp Type: Any
Skill: Beginner
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Key of F Major
This is the Double Bassist’s part in “Auld Lang Syne Harp Quinted incl DB, 
and requires a Double Bass Harmonica (either a Hohner 265 or Suzuki SDB-29)
Because it is an accompaniment and not the melody, it is listed below the lyrics.
Range: F1 to Bb2

The Double Bass is Blow only. 
u = upper harp    L = lower harp   

 1. Should auld__ ac-quaint-ance be___  for-got,
 2. And    sure — ly you’ll buy  your_  pint cup!
 3. We     two__ have run   a –  bout_  the slopes,
 4. We     two__ have pad – dled in___  the stream,
 5. And   there’s  a  hand  my   tru__- sty friend!
DB: L9      L9    L9  L9    L9   L6     L6  L6

 1. And nev-er___ brought  to    mind?____
 2. And sur-ly___ I’ll     buy   mine!____
 3. And pick-ed__ the    daisies fine;____
 4. From mor-ning sun     till   dine;____
 5. And give us a hand     o’    thine!___
DB: L6  L9  L9___ L9       L9    u4______

 1. Should_ auld__ ac-quaint-ance    be__ for - got,
 2. And____ we’ll_ take  a   cup     of__ kind- ness  
 3. But____ we’ve_ wan-dered many a  wear_-y    foot,
 4. But____ seas__ be-tween  us      broad have roared,
 5. And____ we’ll_ take  a   right   good –will draught
DB: u11_____ L9___ L9 L9     L9      L6   L6    L6

 1. And    days__ of auld lang syne._____
 2. yet    for_____  auld lang syne._____
 3. since  auld____  lang_____ syne._____
 4. since  auld____  lang_____ syne._____
 5. for    auld____  lang_____ syne._____
DB: L6     L7__ u4   L6_______ L2________

1-5. For  auld__ lang___ syne, my dear, for  auld___ lang___ syne.__
DB:   L9   L9     L9     L6____ L6 L6    L6  L9______ L9_____ u4_____  

 1. We’ll take_  a   cup  of   kind– ness yet,   for auld__ lang___ syne.   
 2. We’ll take_  a   cup  of   kind– ness yet,   for auld__ lang___ syne.
 3. We’ve wan_-dered man – y a wear– y    foot,  for auld__ lang___ syne. 
 4. But   seas_  be- tween us  broad have roared, for auld_ lang___ syne.
 5. And   we’ll take  a   right good –will draught for auld lang___ syne.
DB: u11__ L9___  L9  L9   L9   L6___ L6    L6      L6 L7__u4 L6_____ L2__

Optional Humorous last verse (from Garrison Keillor’s 2006 New Year's Eve Special): 

I think of all the great, high hearts 
I had when I was young!
And now who are these sad old farts
I find myself among?

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