FIRST PERFORMED BY BAND ON THIS DAY IN 1929

 

                

Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played "Auld Lang Syne" as a New
Year’s Eve song for the first time. The song is a Scots poem written by Robert
Burns
(below) in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song. 

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Robert Burns
(25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796)


1939

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