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Edition - Bod4026

Imprint Names:  Thompson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1789 and 1820

Imprint: [Thompson, Printer, 156 Dale street]


Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: The red red rose

First Line: O my love's like the red red rose

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2806 c.17(357)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(134).


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Edition - Bod4064

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1693

Title: When my old hat was new

First Line: I am a poor old man in years, come listen to my song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: What's this dull town to me

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 28(56)

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Edition - Bod4085

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V299

Title: The waterman

First Line: Bound 'prentice to a waterman, who learn'd me to row

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 28(118)

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Edition - Bod4106

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3476

Title: Lough Ern shore

First Line: It was on a summer's day, as carelessly I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie O

First Line: Behind the hill where Lugar flows

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 28(169)

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Edition - Bod4204

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(618) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 65


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 11767

Title: Clar de kitchen

First Line: In ole Kentuck in the arternoon

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Bannockburn, or Scot's wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2806 c.13(19)

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Edition - Bod4612

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham str. New-York

Notes:  Border: Musical instruments. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2772

Title: Green grow the rushes, O!

First Line: There's nought but care on every han

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 18(643)

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Edition - Bod4677

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published [b]y T. Watts, 4, Snowhill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1599

Title: Blue ey'd Ellen

First Line: Farewell my blue ey'd Ellen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 167

Title: Leicester chambermaid

First Line: It's of a brisk young butcher as I have heard 'em say

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England thy stamina never hath yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: Poor Mary in the silvery tide

First Line: It's of a fine young creature who dwelt by the sea-side

Themes:  Murder

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Parody on old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Oh brandy, thy virtues they never will yield to

Themes:  Drinking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Firth b.28(25a)

Notes:  Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library, 22 April 1918. Large format



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Edition - Bod4784

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1662

Title: Health to the ladies

First Line: Oh! woman, dear woman, the charm of our life

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The rose of Ardee

First Line: When first to this country a stranger I came

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1290

Title: The three flies

First Line: There were three flies, once on a time

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1989

Title: My heart's true blue

First Line: I ne'er will leave my native shore

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2772

Title: Green grow the rashes

First Line: There's nought but care on ev'ry han'

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leap'd into the boat

Themes:  Sailors

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V25718

Title: When a little farm we keep

First Line: He. When a little farm we keep

Themes:  Farmers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V938

Title: Oh the moment was sad

First Line: Oh! the moment was sad when my love and I parted

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6138

Title: A herring in salt

First Line: I ha'e laid a herring in salt

Harding B 36(14)

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Edition - Bod4797

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Hurrah for the bonnets of blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chanting Benny, or the Batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said

Themes:  Ballad-sellers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13896

Title: Begone dull care

First Line: Begone dull care, I pray thee begone from me

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V17523

Title: Sich a getting out of bed

First Line: Oh, is it not most strange to think

Themes:  Marriage

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V182

Title: Biddy, the basket woman

First Line: If ever you go to London town

Themes:  Street traders

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: I've journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: The gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear & gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8675

Title: The braes of Ballenden

First Line: Beneath a green shade, a lovely young swain

Harding B 36(7)


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Edition - Bod1059

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court

Notes:  Harding B 11(1934) is another impression


1st Ballad

Title: The jolly waggoner

First Line: When first I went a waggoning

Themes:  Waggoners

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7915

Title: Burn's Farewell

First Line: Adieu! a heart-warm fond adieu!

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Freemasonry

Firth b.25(90)

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Edition - Bod1431

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.27(164).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1024

Title: Corn rigs are bonnie

First Line: It was upon a Lammas night

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2806 c.18(70)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1960

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H.P. Such, Wholesale and Retail Song Printer, 177 Union Street, Boro', London, S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(487) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 575


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3329

Title: Bundle and go

First Line: Frae Clyde's bonnie hills, where the heather was blooming

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my joe

First Line: John Anderson, my jo, John, when nature first began

Attributation: R. Burns and traditional verses

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

2806 c.11(6)

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Edition - Bod5174

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- st., Boro'. S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(3279) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 21


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1024

Title: Rigs o' barley

First Line: It was upon a Lammas night

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7033

Title: A nice bit of stuff

First Line: I'll sing you a song which I hope will go down

Themes:  ProstitutionCrimean War, 1853-1856

Firth b.26(330)

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Edition - Bod5588

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church street; Office -- North road, Preston

Series Identifier: 639


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V19797

Title: Flower of Erin's shore

First Line: Ye gods! ye nymphs! ye sages

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1024

Title: Corn rigs are bonnie

First Line: It was upon a Lammas night

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Firth b.25(319)

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Edition - Bod5802

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew St. 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23929

Title: Brighton camp or, the girl I left behind me

First Line: I am lonesome since I crossed the hills

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13889

Title: Banks of Doun

First Line: Ye bank and braes of bonny Doon

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 11(455)

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Edition - Bod5862

Imprint Names:  Stephenson

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  between 1821 and 1850

Imprint: Stephenson, [P]rinter, Gateshead


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13889

Title: Bonny Doon

First Line: Ye bank and braes of bonny Doon

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V754

Title: A woman is the pride of the land

First Line: Come married and single, together pray mingle

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 11(407)

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Edition - Bod177

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J Pitts 14 Grea[t] St. Andrew Street 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth c.14(292) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest soldier

First Line: When wild wars deadly blast was blown, and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Soldiers

Johnson Ballads 949

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6048

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, from Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson, my jo, when we were first acquent

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: Sons of Albion

First Line: You sons of Albion, take up your arms

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Johnson Ballads 528

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Edition - Bod6147

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: Taylor, Printer, 92 & 93, Brick Lane, Spitalfields


Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 16(8a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6565

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 15, Grey street, Newcastle

Series Identifier: 172


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4060

Title: Week after the fair

First Line: O John! what's this ye've done John?

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson, my jo

First Line: John Anderson, my jo, John

Attributation: R. Burns and traditional verses

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

Firth b.25(295)

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Edition - Bod6571

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Imprint: Marshall, Printer, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Bruce's address to his army, at the battle of Bannock-burn

First Line: Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Theatre-Royal

Firth b.25(549)

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Edition - Bod6576

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, (late A. Ryle & Co.,) Monmouth court, Bloomsbury.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1743

Title: The cottage by the sea

First Line: Childhood days now pass before me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1024

Title: Rigs o' barley

First Line: It was upon a Lammas night

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Notes:  Also entitled Corn rigs are bonnie

Firth b.25(228)

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Harding B 11(706)

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Edition - Bod6887

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, Cartwright Place, Byrom-street, Liverpool

Series Identifier: 49


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13889

Title: The banks of Doon

First Line: Ye banks and braes of bonny Doon

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V248

Title: The bill sticker

First Line: I'm Sammy Slap the bill-sticker, and you must all agree, sirs

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  BillpostingNelson MemorialActors

Firth b.25(548)

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Harding B 11(142)

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Edition - Bod2097

Imprint Names:  Dalton, W.Walker, W.R.Stewart, B.

Imprint Locations:  YorkNewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1860

Imprint: W.R. Walker, Printer, Royal Arcade, Newcastle. [and] Sold by B. Stewart, Botchergate, Carlisle; and Wm Dalton, York

Series Identifier: 18


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie, O!

First Line: Behind yon hill where Lugar flows

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21831

Title: Miss Lucy Neal

First Line: Come all you niggers old and young

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 11(2569)

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Edition - Bod2175

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V27598

Title: On yonder rock reclining

First Line: On yonder rock reclining

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1650

Title: Proudly and wide my standard flies

First Line: Proudly and wide my standard flying

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: My love is like the red, red rose

First Line: O, my love is like the red red rose

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 11(2850)

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