Bonny Black Bess


From her 1979 lp "Family Legend In Song" This old British ballad tells of legendary highwayman Dick Turpin and his horse. Although Dick Turpin died in the early 1700s, the printed broadsides I've seen for this song date from the mid 19th century.


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Title Bonny Black Bess
Subject Songs of LaRena Clark
Year 1860
Locale Central
Keywords ballad

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