2020-12-31 06:45:58 UTC
YouTube with Rod Stewart rendering a fairly authentic "Auld Lang
Syne," the Robert Burns poem set to music.
In Scotland, they join hands at a certain point and sing it together
as the New Year starts. Probably helps if you are mellow and
sentimental with a few drams of Talisker.
Links to this news group could be that Robert Burns, like Shakespeare
are considered world-class poets, and some say Burns is more popular.
Then, too, Shakespeare's birthplace at Stratford is not that far from
the Scottish border, and perhaps his dialect reflects that.
As for the poem "Auld Lang Syne" and a Burns' link to Shakespeare, I
do believe it's there.
Whaurs yer Wullie Shakespeare noo?"