Aboot The Merry-Matanzie



Aboot The Merry-Matanzie :




Here we gae roon the jing-a-ring,

The jing-a-ring, the jing-a-ring;

Here we gae roon the jing-a-ring,

Aboot the merry-matanzie*.



Twice aboot, an than we fa,

Than we fa, than we fa,

Twice aboot, an than we fa,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



Guess ye wha the guidman is,

The guidman is, the guidman is;

Guess ye wha the guidman is,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



Honey is sweet, an so is he,

So is he, so is he;

Honey is sweet, an so is he,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



He's merried wi a gay gowd ring,

A gay gowd ring, a gay gowd ring;

He's merried wi a gay gowd ring,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



A gay gowd ring's a cankerous thing,

A cankerous thing, a cankerous thing;

A gay gowd ring's a cankerous thing,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



Noo they're merried, we'll wish them joy,

Wish them joy, wish them joy,

Noo they're merried, we'll wish them joy,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



Faither an mither they maun obey,

Maun obey, maun obey,

Faither an mither they maun obey,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



Lovin ilk ither like sister an brither,

Sister an brither, sister an brither;

Lovin ilk ither like sister an brither,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.



We pray the couple tae kiss thegither,

Kiss thegither, kiss thegither;

We pray the couple tae kiss thegither,

Aboot the merry-matanzie.





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