This resource is maintained by the Bodleian Libraries and features the Bodleian digital collections of ballads, with links to the English Broadside Ballad Archive’s digital presentations of pre-1800 ballads from other libraries, and to the folk song scholarship of the Roud Broadside Index, hosted by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.
This sheet contains contains two ballads: the minstrel song Nelly Bly sits incongruously with the stirring patriotic song The Colours the Ladies Should Wear:
"What girl would not love the lads fighting
Under the "red, white and blue."
Historically, some of the most avid consumers of ballad content have been worms...Read more
As noted in other posts, the Bodleian library is applying computer-aided image-match technology...Read more