Because He was a Bonny Lad

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 Theme code Index    3165 4522
 Also known as    Because I was a Bonny Lad, Boney Lads, Boney Lad, Bonny Lads, Jack's Favourwright (2), Jack's Favorite (2), Gin I was a Bonny Lad, Bonnie Lad (The), Bonny Lad (1), Highland Ladies Fishing, Sandy's Scotch Reel
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Canada
 Genre/Style    Cape Breton/PEI, English, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, March/Marche, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(North East), CANADA(Maritimes/English)
 Structure    AAB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    David Young
 Book/Manuscript title    Drummond Castle Manuscript
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 34
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1734
 Artist    Beatons of Mabou
 Title of recording    Beatons of Mabou (The): Scottish Violin Music from Cape Breton
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Rounder 7011
 Year recorded    1978
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Because he was a bonny lad

X:1 T:Because I was a bonny Lad M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Young – Drummond Castle/Duke of Perth Manuscript (1734, No. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix e|Tc>Baa faef|TcAec B/B/B Be|Tc>Baa faef|TcAec A/A/A A:| |:e|Tc>BAc defd|TcAec B/B/B Be|Tc>BAc defg|a/^g/f/e/ ac A/A/A A:|]

X:1 T:Because I was a bonny lad M:C| L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (London, 1757) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e|c>BA=g f/g/a e>c|d>fe>c B/B/B Be|c>BA=g (f/g/a) ec|d>fec A/A/A A:| |:e|cAeA fAeA|dfec B/B/B Be|cAeA fAeA|dfec A/A/A A:||

X:2 T:Because he was a bonny lad M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Robert Bremner - Collection of Scots Reel, Country Dances (1757. p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D e|T(c>BA)a faec|dfec B/B/B Be|T(c>BA)a faec|dfec A/A/A A:|| T(c>BA)c defd|cAec B/B/B Be|T(c>BA)c def^g|(a/^g/f/e/) ac A/A/A Ae| cAeA fAeA|cAeA B/B/B B^g|afge fdec|dBec A/A/A A|]

X:3 T:Because I was a bonny Lad M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4 (1796, No. 64, p. 26) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix e|Tc>BAa (f/g/a) ec|d>fec B/B/B (Be)|cBAa f/g/a ec|d>fec A/A/A Ae| T(c>BAa) (3faf (3efe|d>fec B/B/B (Be)|cBAa (3faf (3efe|d>fec A/A/A A|| e|T(c>BAc) defd|cAec B/B/B Be|T(c>BAc) def^g|(a/^g/f/e/) ac A/A/A Ae| cAeA fAea|cAec B/B/B Bf/^g/|af^ge fdec|dgec A/A/A A||

X:150 T:Because I am a Bonny Lad O:No 150 Page 72 No 2 William Clarke of Feltwell (1858) Z:Transcribed by M Humphreys May 2010 M:4/4 L:1/8 K:A d|cBAa|gaec|dfec|(3BBB Bd|cBAa|gaec|dfec|(3AAA A:| |: d|cAeA|fAeA|dfec|(3BBB Bd| cAeA|fAeA |eaeg| (3AAA Ad| cAeA |fAeA|dfec| (3 BBB Bg| agfe|fedc| dBec| (3AAA A:||

X:1 T:Bonny Lads M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 3, p. 107. Mid-19th century, County Cork Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix d|cAAa faec|dfec B2 Bd|cAAa faec|dfec A2A2:| cAeA faec|dfec B2 Bd|cAeA faec|dfec A2 ad| cAeA faec|dfec B2 fg|afge fdec|dfec A2A2!D.C.!||

X:4 T:Because He Was a Bonny Lad L:1/8 M:C S: Bruce & Stokoe - Northumbrian Minstrelsy (1882) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d|B>AGg e/f/g d>B|c>edB cAAc|B>AGg e/f/g d>B|c>edc BGG:| |:d|BGdG eGdG|c>edB cAAc|BGdB eGdG|c>edc BGG:|

X:5 T:Because He Was a Bonny Lad M:C| L:1/8 S:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e|c>BA>a (f/g/a) (ec|d>)fe>c B/B/B ~B>e|c>BA>a (f/g/a) (e>c|d)fec A/A/A A:| e|cBAc defd|cAec B/B/B (Bd|c)BAc defg|agac A/A/A (Ae| c)AeA fA eA|cAec B/B/B (Bg|a)fge efec|dfec A/A/A A||

X:1 T:Because He was a Bonny Lad M:C L:1/8 R:March B:Cocks - Tutor for the Northumbrian Half-Long Bagpipes (1925, No. 9, p. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e|c>Baa f/g/a e>c|d>fec dB{e}Bd|c>Baa f/g/a e>c|d>fed cA{e}A:| |:e|cAeA fAeA|d>fec dB{e}Bd|cAeA fAeA|d>fed cA{e}A:|]