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Broadside ballad entitled 'Bonnie Banks Of Lochlomond'


Bonnie Banks



Copies of this popular song can be hud at 190 & 192

It's yon bonny banks and yon bonny braes,
Where the sun shines bright and bonny,
Where I and my true love went out for to gaze,
On the bonny, bonny banks of Lochlomond .

It's you'll take the high road and I'll take the low,
And I'll be in Scotland before you,

For I and my true love shall never meet again

On the bonny, bonny banks of Lochlomond.

It's not for the hardship that I must endure,

Nor the leaving of Lochlomond,

But it's for the leaving of my comrades all,
And for the bonny lad I love so dearly.

With his bonny laced shoes and his buckles so clear
And his plaid o'er his shoulder hung so rarely,
One glance of his eye would banish dull care,

So handsome was the looks of my charlie.

But as long   as I live and as long as I breath,
I will sing of his memory fairly,
My true love was taken by the arrows of death,
And now Flora does lament for Charlie.

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Probable period of publication: 1880-1900   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(17a)
Broadside ballad entitled 'Bonnie Banks Of Lochlomond'
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