“Put On Your Old Gray Bonnet”


"On the old farmhouse veranda there sat Silas and Miranda, Thinking of days gone by." They realize they have been married for fifty years. They leap up, forgetting the years, and go to town to celebrate all the happy times


  1. Dean, p. 89, "Put On Your Old Gray Bonnet" (1 text)
  2. DT, GOLDWED3*
  3. Roud #5491
  4. BI, Dean089


Alternate titles: “Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet”
Author: Words: Stanley Murphy / Music: Percy Wenrich
Earliest date: 1922 (Dean); apparently published 1909
Keywords: love marriage
Found in: US(MW)