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Will ye go Lassie go? ( The Wild Mountain Thyme ) by The Corries

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Wild Mountain Thyme" (also known as "Purple Heather" and "Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go?") is a Scottish/Irish folk song. The lyrics and melody are a variant of the song "The Braes of Balquhither" by Scottish poet Robert Tannahill (1774–1810) and Scottish composer Robert Archibald Smith (1780–1829), but were adapted by Belfast musician Francis McPeake (1885–1971) into "Wild Mountain Thyme" and first recorded by his family in the 1950s. The song written by Francis McPeake was composed for his first wife but his son wrote another verse for his father's second wife upon his remarriage.

Tannahill's original song, first published in Robert Archibald Smith's Scottish Minstrel (1821–24), is about the hills (braes) around Balquhidder near Lochearnhead. Tannahill collected and adapted traditional songs, and "The Braes of Balquhither" may have been based on the traditional song "The Braes o' Bowhether".
A love song for both

the first and second wives
will ye go lassie go?

where wild mountain thyme
grows and fills her bower
with the blooming heather

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