Bonny Young Lad is My Jockey (A)
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BONNY YOUNG LAD IS MY JOCKEY, A. Scottish, Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. A ballad issued on song-sheets. The melody was also entered into the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook, of Waverton, near Wigton, Cumbria. The words begin:
I'll sing of my lover all night and all day,
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 5), Glasgow, 1797; No. 87, p. 34. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 9), 1760; p. 22.