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OldPossum Lyr Req: Da Sang o' Da Papa Men (The McCalmans) (12) Lyr Add: DA SANG O' DA PAPA MEN (The McCalmans) 29 Nov 17

(Thomas Robertson)

Oot be wast o Horn o Papa
Rowin Foula doon
Ower a hidden piece o watter
Rowin Foula doon

Roond da boats da tide-lumps makin
Sunlicht trowe da cloods is brakkin
We maan geng whaar fish is takkin
Rowin Foula doon

Fishy knots wir boat haes truly
Nae misforen know
We hae towes and bowes and cappies
Ballast ida shot
Peats fir fire ita da kyettle
Tattie fir da pot

Laek a lass at's hoiden laachin
Coorted be her vooers
Papa sometimes lies in simmer
Veiled wi ask an shooers
Da apo da wilsom water
Comes da scent o flooers

We can bide ashore nae langer
We maan geng and try
We'll win back boys if we soodna
Scrime da moder dy
Fir da scent o flooers in Papa
Leds wis aa da wye

Source: The insert of the LP The McCalmans - Ancestral Manoeuvres - macs 003.

Now all we need is a translation into English ...

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