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OH, THINK NOT MY SPIRITS!
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THE YEAR THAT'S AWA.
John Dunlop, who wrote the words of the song that follows, was born in the parish of Old Monkland, county of Lanark, Scotland, in November, 1755. He was a merchant in Glasgow, became Lord Provost of the city, and later Collector of customs at Port Glasgow. He wrote several volumes of poetry which he left in manuscript, and sang Scottish airs finely. He was a man of eminent social qualities and amiable character. He died at Port Glasgow, in October, 1820.
The title of the air is " 'Tis good to be aff wi' the old love."








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