The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #54643   Message #2814478
Posted By: Gibb Sahib
17-Jan-10 - 05:10 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Bonnie Hieland Laddy / Highland Laddie
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bonnie hieland laddy
Great find, Jim.

Another variant of the Hielan Laddie lyrical theme occurs in Stan Hugill's SHANTIES FROM THE SEVEN SEAS. I have never heard anyone perform it yet, so I wonder how common it is/was. Here's my attempt to realize the text:

My Bonnie Highland Lassie