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Bonnie Bessie Logan
PD. Alexander Anderson, 1879.
notes: A typical, traditional Scottish song of unrequited, (or at least
unattainable), love.
Bonnie Bessie Logan

D                  F#m            Em   (7)    A    (7sus)D
Bonnie Bessie Logan, she’s handsome, young and fair
                       F#m                 Em   (7)       A    (7sus)
And oh, the very wind that blows lingers in her hair
      G                             D                          (sus)    Em (7)  A  (7sus)
She’s lithesome, young and lovely as she comes o’er the lea
   D                  F#m            Em      A             D
But bonnie Bessie Logan, she’s oh, too young for me

Bonnie Bessie Logan; the lads all love her style
And oh, they gather ‘round her to win her loving smile
I feign would be among them, but oh, that cannot be
For bonnie Bessie Logan, she’s oh, too young for me

Bonnie Bessie Logan; she stole my heart awa
When I think upon her the tears do softly fall
And now I’ll live with this yin until the day I dee
For bonnie Bessie Logan, she’s oh, too young for me