Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen

      When I was a lad, a tiny wee lad
      My mother said to me,
      "Come see the northern lights my boy,
      They're bright as they can be."
      She called them the heavenly dancers,
      Merry dancers in the sky.
      I'll never forget that wonderful sight,
      They made the heavens bright.

      CHORUS
      The northern lights of old Aberdeen
      Mean home sweet home to me.
      The northern lights of Aberdeen
      Are what I long to see.
      I've been a wanderer all of my life
      And many a sight I've seen.
      Godspeed the day when I'm on my way
      To my home in Aberdeen.

      I've wandered in many far off lands
      And travelled many a mile.
      I've missed the folk I've cherished the most,
      The joy of a friendly smile.
      It warms up the heart of the wanderer,
      The clasp of a welcoming hand,
      To greet me when I return
      Home to my native land.

      CHORUS
      The northern lights of old Aberdeen
      Mean home sweet home to me.
      The northern lights of Aberdeen
      Are what I long to see.
      I've been a wanderer all of my life
      And many a sight I've seen.
      Godspeed the day when I'm on my way
      To my home in Aberdeen.

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