The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10951   Message #78936
Posted By: Art Thieme
16-May-99 - 04:34 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Bonny / Bonnie Light Horseman
Subject: RE: Where is the text for Bonnie light Horseman?
This song never hit me UNTIL Cindy Mangsen did it on her recent CD---SONGS OF EXPERIENCE---just Cindy and her concertina on this cut. It was like finally hearing the words for the first time--and hearing 'em with an empathy for the tale told in it and for the people involved like I've never experienced before. But Cindy's music (she and Steve are old friends) has always stirred me deeply. I want to give this CD at least 6 stars. It's folk music they way it was meant to be...