My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean

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Traditional Music
Traditional Lyrics

VERSE 1

   C           F        C 
My Bonnie lies over the ocean,

               Am       D7  G7 
My Bonnie lies over the sea;___

   C           F        C 
My Bonnie lies over the ocean,

    F             G7        C 
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me.

            F 
Bring back, bring back,

G7                      C   G7 C 
Bring back my Bonnie to me, to me;

            F     Dm 
Bring back, bring back,

    G7                      C 
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me!

VERSE 2

     C           F         C 
Last night, as I lay on my pillow,

                 Am        D7  G7 
Last night, as I lay on my bed,___

     C          F         C 
Last night as I lay on my pillow,

  F              G7         C 
I dreamt that my Bonnie was dead.

            F 
Bring back, bring back,

G7                      C   G7 C 
Bring back my Bonnie to me, to me;

            F     Dm 
Bring back, bring back,

    G7                      C 
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me!

VERSE 3

    C               F        C 
Oh, blow, ye winds, over the ocean,

                    Am       D7  G7 
And blow, ye winds, over the sea;___

    C               F        C 
Oh, blow, ye winds, over the ocean,

    F             G7        C 
And bring back my Bonnie to me.

            F 
Bring back, bring back,

G7                      C   G7 C 
Bring back my Bonnie to me, to me;

            F     Dm 
Bring back, bring back,

    G7                      C 
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me!

VERSE 4

    C                F        C 
The winds have blown over the ocean,

                     Am       D7  G7 
The winds have blown over the sea;___

    C                F        C 
The winds have blown over the ocean,

    F               G7        C 
And brought back my Bonnie to me.

            F 
Bring back, bring back,

G7                      C   G7 C 
Bring back my Bonnie to me, to me;

            F     Dm 
Bring back, bring back,

    G7                      C 
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me!

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Instrument Chords
Banjo A Minor C Major D7 D Minor F Major G7
Guitar A Minor C Major D7 D Minor F Major G7
Mandolin A Minor C Major D7 D Minor F Major G7
Piano A Minor C Major D7 D Minor F Major G7
Ukulele A Minor C Major D7 D Minor F Major G7