Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Stanley Murphy
Date 1909

"Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet" is a song written by Percy Wenrich and Stanley Murphy in 1909.


  • On the February 18, 1966 broadcast of The Jimmy Dean Show, Rowlf becomes the superhero "Batdog," with Jimmy Dean as his young ward, Dobbin. When Dobbin suggests they disguise themselves and flee town to escape the dastardly criminal, the Midget, Batdog decides that he'll "put on my old grey bonnet with the red ribbons on it," then proceeds to sing while pointing to his ward, "and hitch ol' Dobbin to the shay!" The studio audience groans audibly, as Batdog remarks, "That's a joke, Wonderboy...I wonder why I told it."