Bonnie Charlie's Gone Awa'

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 Theme code Index    1131 6L15L5L
 Also known as    Bonnie Charlie (3), Bonnie Charlie's Gone Away, Will Ye No' Come Back Again
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Dudley Laufman
 Book/Manuscript title    Okay Let's Try a Contra Men on the Right Ladies on the Left Up and Down the Hall
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 11
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
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BONNIE CHARLIE'S GONE AWA'. AKA and see "Bonnie Charlie (3)," "Will Ye No' Come Back Again." Scottish, New England; March (4/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The tune is not related to "Bonnie Charlie" [1] or [2], but is rather the air "Will Ye No' Come Back Again," here taking its title from the first line:

Bonnie Charlie's gone away
Safely o’er the friendly main;
Many’s a heart will break in twain,
Should he ne'er come back again.
Will ye no come back again?
Will ye no come back again?
Better loved ye canna be,

Printed source: Laufman (Okay, Let's Try a Contra, Men on the Right, Ladies on the Left, Up and Down the Hall), 1973; p. 11.


X:1
T:Bonnie Charlie's Gone Awa'
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:A
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