"Same Old Lang Syne" is a song written and sung by Dan Fogelberg released as a single in 1980. It was also included on his 1981 album The Innocent. Dec 30, 2016 "Should old acquaintance be forgot." Men's a cappella group Straight No Chaser are in the TODAY studio for a holiday performance of the. Auld Lang Syne is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song (Roud # 6294). It is well known in many countries.