With Harry MacDonough. Words and music written by Charles E. Pratt in 1881 under double alias. The same year also published anonymous as My Bonnie in songbook Student Songs by William H. Hills.
Alma Gluck [with the Orpheus Quartet]
Ella Logan [Scottish as My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean]
Vipers Skiffle Group [John Lennon's role model]
Charles Tuinenburg [Indo-rock]
Erik Van Eldik & The Shakin' Hearts [as My Bonnie Is Over De Oceaan; Indo-rock from Amsterdam; their bonnie really was over the ocean]
Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers [as My Bonnie and labeled as a 'Twist' on the German Polydor label; with Pete Best still on drums; early '62 released in the UK as Tony Sheridan & The Beatles, triggering Brian Epstein]
Johnny Lion & The Jumping Jewels [as Bonnie Rock]
Ventures [as My Bonnie Lies]
Los Mustang [as My Bonnie]
Bonnie Brooks [novelty as Bring Back My Beatles (To Me)]
Börker Trio [as Mien Va En Mien Moe En Oons Zwientie]
This bonnie sing-along is in fact a heartbreaking song of impossible love. Bonnie is an obvious Scottish term, emigration an obvious Irish theme. A decent Sinéad O'Connor cover please!