My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose

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Traditional Scottish folk tune, with words by Robert Burns.

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My Love is Like a Red Red Rose

O, my luve's like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June.
O, my luve's like the melodie,
That's sweetly play'd in tune.

As fair art thou, my bonie lass,
So deep in luve am I,
And I will luve thee still, my Dear,
Till a' the seas gang dry.

Till a' the seas gang dry, my Dear,
And the rocks melt wi' the sun!
O I will luve thee still, my Dear,
While the sands o' life shall run.

And fare thee weel, my only Luve,
And fare thee weel a while!
And I will come again, my Luve,
Tho' it were ten thousand mile!

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from No Earthly Thing, released February 1, 2012

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Ghost Estate Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ghost Estate is a project of Josh and Virginia, combining their love of Celtic and Celtic-influenced traditional folk music with their love of doing things a little bit differently. A blend of synthesizers, electric guitar and violin, and traditional folk instruments comes together in a sound which has been compared to Loreena McKennitt and other modern interpreters of traditional music. ... more

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