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HAY NOW THE DAY DAWES. AKA and see "The Day Dawes/Dawns." Scottish, Dance Tune and Air. The song appears in the early publication Gude and Godlie Ballates. According to Emmerson (1971), in the early 17th century the tune was in the repertoire of Habbie Simpson, the piper of Kilbarchan-

Now who shall play 'The day it daws',
Or 'Hunt's up when the cock he craws'?

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