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For the sake o' Somebody

My heart is sair - I dare na tell, My heart is sair for Somebody; I could wake a winter night For the sake o' Somebody. Oh-hon! for Somebody! Oh-hey! for Somebody! I could range the warld round, For the sake o' Somebody. Ye Powers that smile on virtuous love, O, sweetly smile on Somebody! Frae ilka danger keep him free, And send me safe my Somebody! Ohon! for Somebody! Ohey! for Somebody! I wad do - what wad I not For the sake o' Somebody!


Blythe Duff
Blythe Duff
John Bett

About this work

This is a song by Robert Burns. It was written in 1794 and is read here by Blythe Duff.

Themes for this song

unhappiness love

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