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The Skye Boat Song

"The Skye Boat Song" is a Scottish folk song, which can be played as a waltz, recalling the escape of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) from Uist to the Isle of Skye after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.

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Outlander These lyrics are an adaptation of the original

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Skye Boat Song - a beautiful folk song from Scotland about Bonnie Prince Charlie. Download this lovely melody for your guitar and vocal students, FREE!

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The Skye Boat Song...is the basis for the Outlander theme song. Bear McCreary created new lyrics for Outlander... "Sing me a song of a lass who is gone Say could that lass be I? Merry of soul, she sailed on a day Over the sea to Skye."

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