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March Of The Cameron Men

  • (Trad)

    I hear the pibroch sounding sounding
        Deep o'er the mountain and glen
        While light springing footsteps are trampling the heath
        'Tis the march o' the Cameron men
        'Tis the march, 'tis the march
        'Tis the march o' the Cameron men

    There's many a man o' the Cameron clan
    That has followed his chief to the field
    He is sworn to support him or die by his side
    For a Cameron never can yield

    Oh bravely they march but each Cameron knows
    He may tread on the heather no more
    But bravely he follows his chief to the field
    Where his laurels were gathered before

    The moon has arisen it shines on that path
    Now trod by the gallant and true
    High high are their hopes for their chieftain has said
    That whatever men dare they can do

    (as sung by The McCalmans)

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  • [1970:] [At my auntie's wedding] my Uncle Johnnie was furious because his wife insisted on singing soulfully, 'The March of the Cameron Men'. He felt she was parading her pride in him too openly. This was because he had been a Cameron Highlander in the war! (Weir 74f.)

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