Bonny Keel Laddie (The)

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 Theme code Index    43 45 53 43
 Also known as    Bonny Pit Laddie (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Genre/Style    English, Northumbrian/Borders
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    J. Collingwood Bruce & John Stokoe
 Book/Manuscript title    Northumbrian Minstrelsy
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 150
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1882
 Title of recording    
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BONNY KEEL LADDIE. AKA and see "The Bonny Pit Laddie." English, Jig and Air. England, Northumberland. Same tune as "Bonny Pit Laddie," with these words:

My bonny keel laddie, my canny keel laddie,
My bonny keel laddie for me, O!
He sits in his keel as black as the deil,'
And he brings the white money to me, O! (Bruce & Stokoe)

Printed source: Bruce & Stokoe (Northumbrian Minstrelsy), 1882; p. 150.

T:Bonny Pit Laddie (The)
T:Bonny Keel Laddie (The)
S:Northumbrian Minstrelsy
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
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