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    "Scotland's Story" Lyrics

    The Proclaimers

    Michael McGrory from west Donegal
    You came to Glasgow with nothing at all
    You fought the landlord then the Africa Korps
    When you came to Glasgow with nothing at all

    Abraham Caplan from Vilnius you came
    You were heading for New York but Leith's where you've stayed
    You built a great business which benefits all
    Since you came to this land with nothing at all

    In Scotland's story I read that they came
    The Gael and the Pict, the Angle and Dane

    But so did the Irishman, Jew and Ukraine
    They're all Scotland's Story and they're all worth the same

    Joseph D'Angelo dreams of the days
    When Italian kids in the Grassmarket played
    We burned out his shop when the boys went to war
    But auld Joe's a big man and he forgave all

    In Scotland's story I@m told that they came
    The Gael and the Pict, the Angle and Dane
    But where's all the Chinese and Indian names?
    They're in my lands story and they're all worth the same

    Christina McKay, I learned of your name
    How you travelled south from Delny one day
    You raised a whole family in one room they say
    And the X on the line stands in place of your name

    So in the old story I'll bet that I came
    From Gael and Pict and Angle and Dane
    And a poor migrant girl who could not write her name
    It's a common old story but it's mine just the same

    All through the story the immigrants came
    The Gael and the Pict, the Angle and Dane
    From Pakistan, England and from the Ukraine
    We're all Scotland's story and we're all worth the same
    Your Scotland's story is worth just the same
    This song was last modified on October 18th, 2016.
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    Written by Charles Stobo Reid, Craig Morris Reid.
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