BRING BACK MY BONNIE TO ME

Latest update on 03/02/2016

Artist: Haydn Quartet
Author: J.T. Woods/H.J. Fuller
Label: Victor/ Berliner
Year: 1901

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.

Covers:

1919:

Alma Gluck [with the Orpheus Quartet]

1938:

Ella Logan [Scottish as My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean]

1955:

Vipers Skiffle Group [John Lennon's role model]

1960:

Charles Tuinenburg [Indo-rock]

1960:

Erik Van Eldik & The Shakin' Hearts [as My Bonnie Is Over De Oceaan; Indo-rock from Amsterdam; their bonnie really was over the ocean]

1961:

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]

1962:

Johnny Lion & The Jumping Jewels [as Bonnie Rock]

1962:

Spotnicks

1963:

Ventures [as My Bonnie Lies]

1963:

Los Mustang [as My Bonnie]

1964:

Bonnie Brooks [novelty as Bring Back My Beatles (To Me)]

1966:

Jokers

1972:

Burt Blanca

1980:

Börker Trio [as Mien Va En Mien Moe En Oons Zwientie]

2001:

DJ Otzi

2010:

Element Of Crime

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!

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