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For Auld Lang Syne

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For Auld Lang Syne

For Auld Lang Syne

For Auld Lang Syne

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For most of four decades, bandleader Guy Lombardo practically owned New Year's Eve. Commentator Mal Sharpe recalls the era of "Mr. New Year's Eve" — and a Boston band offers a new New Year's Eve tune to replace "Auld Lang Syne."

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