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Thread #45251 Message #3696801
Posted By: Lighter
25-Mar-15 - 01:26 PM
Thread Name: when was the Bonny ship the diamond lost
Subject: RE: when was the Bonny ship the diamond lost
The song in one version or another goes back to at least the end of the 19th century. Grieg and Duncan collected several examples in the Aberdeen area around 1900.