Auld Lang Syne Holidays Facts, New Year | 1 comment The traditional New Year’s song, “Auld Lang Syne,” means, “times gone by.” Fact source 1 Comment Tom Olms on January 1, 2018 at 12:22 am Auld lang syne means “old long since.” A song written by Robert Burns in 1788. It’s a song from Scottland. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.