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A Red, Red Rose

A Red, Red Rose


by Robert Burns

A Red, Red Rose Resources


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

About Robert Burns, that is. We can't help you with the rest of the world's knowledge… Oh wait. Yes we can.

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Read it (e-)cover to (e-)cover. You know you want to.

Visit Scotland

All the deets on their national hero.

Robert Burns's Birthplace Museum

Where the magic began.

Alexandria Burns Club

These Burns lovers mean business.


Get the skinny on your new favorite bard.

Poetry Foundation

This essay interweaves Burns's poetry with his personal life to create a fascinating tale of the making of the bard.


Andy Stewart Sings "A Red, Red Rose."

Another famous Scot tackles the poem in song form, with the help of a synthesizer.

Eva Cassidy's Version

The same song, American-style.

Eddi Reader Sings the Song Outside

This version hails from an album of renditions of exclusively Burns songs.


"A Red, Red Rose" Scottish-Style

Hear the poem the way it was meant to be heard.


Robert Burns

Chances are you may have stumbled across this famous portrait of the bard, especially if you're a Burns fan already.

A Modern Take on the Man

A cool, cubist looking pic of Burns, which is based on a famous painting.

Where Burns Died

A drawing of the room in which Burns died in 1796, for your daily dose of morbidity.

Robert Burns Statue

There are a billion Burns statues out there, but this one's our favorite.

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