Bonnie LIght Horseman
Bonnie light horseman
Broken-hearted I will wander|Bonny Light Horseman
When Boney commanded his army to stand
About the Song
Sing Out 50:2
The song dates at least to the early 19th century in the time of the Napoleanic wars when many Irish men were forced to serve in the British army. We learned the song from the 1979 "Broken-Hearted I'll Wander" LP by Dolores Keane & John Faulkner.