Robert Burns is said to haveĀ first heard Auld Lang Syne sung by an old man in a pub in Dumfries in 1795. He added three verses to the original, then when he sent the song to his publisherĀ Thompson in Edinburgh, theyĀ recommended he change the tune to the one we know today.

But the first tune hasn’t beenĀ forgottenā€¦ definitely not.Ā In fact, I’ll be singing it during the new show (Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne), whichĀ Iā€™ll be playing at the Fringe most days from 3Ā toĀ 28Ā August (4.30pm) at Scottish Storytelling Centre, High Street, Edinburgh. I’d love to see you there.

It’s also inĀ the new album (more on that below) andĀ recently got a play recently onĀ Radio 2.

But Fringe tickets here

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