Auld Lang Syne

“Auld Lang Syne,” by Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, recorded in 1947. A familiar sound to baby boomers, since this band appeared on the live New Year’s Eve telecasts of the “ball drop” in Times Square in the Fifties, Sixties, and early Seventies. The band had filled the same role on radio, starting in 1929.


“Do Americans Sing ‘Auld Lang Syne’ Because of a Frat Party?,” April White, Atlas Obscura

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