From the recording Ye Banks and Braes
Melody composed by James Miller in 1791 with direction he could only use the "black keys" on the harpsichord. Lyrics by Robert Burns (1791). The "Bonnie Doon" is a river that flows from Loch Doon to the Firth of Clyde in Ayrshire, Scotland, past Burns' home town of Alloway. The Doon is also mentioned in Burn's poem, "Tam O'Shanter".