“My Bonny Breeden”


"She was born 'mong the wild flowers that bloom in our valley, and like those same flowers she grew lovely and fair." The singer praises the beauty and grace of the girl, and prays that the powers may guard her


  1. SHenry H512, p. 225, "My Bonny Breeden" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #7973
  3. BI, HHH512


Author: Words: Andrew Doey
Earliest date: 1933 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love beauty nonballad
Found in: Ireland