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Edition - Bod4221

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: Birmingham, 92 Thomas-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1247

Title: The chimney-sweeper's wedding

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids some younger some older

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad

Title: A new song on the battle of Alma

First Line: You gallat [sic] sons of Erin once more on you I call

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3252

Title: The allied volunteers

First Line: Hurra for the nations' allied men

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V16542

Title: Death of Nicholas!

First Line: Snow and ike [sic] and ice-bonnd [sic] fountains - ice in every breath we draw

Subjects:  Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia, 1796-1855

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2147

Title: Donnelly and Cooper

First Line: Come all you true bred Irishmen

Themes:  Prizefighting

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V167

Title: banks of the lee

First Line: In the sweet summer season dame nature seemed pleasing

Edition - Bod1935

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Artists:  Keeffe

Notes:  The third illustration is signed: Keeffe


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1458

Title: The peeler and the goat

First Line: As a set of peelers were out one night

Themes:  Police

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7624

Title: The Paddy Whacks

First Line: Hurroo! my boys, were still alive

Attributation: Written and sung by Mr. J. Kearney, at the Castle Tavern

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Performers:  Kearney, J.

Performance Locations:  Castle Tavern

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

3rd Ballad

Title: The green cockade

First Line: O, the glorious days of my grandad true

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

2806 b.9(266)

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Edition - Bod21045

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: We're all begging

First Line: Oh, we're all begging, poor and rich are begging

Attributation: Written and sung by Mr. J. Kearney

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Performers:  Kearney, J.

Themes:  Beggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3531

Title: The Repeal ship. Yo heave hoe!

First Line: As a gallant Irish tar, Pat braved the stormy ocean

Attributation: By the author of \"Farnham halt\"

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3969

Title: The dying soldier to his sword

First Line: Friend in the battle day

2806 b.9(283)

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Edition - Bod22120

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1849 and 1880

Imprint: ... Poet's Box, No. ... St ...


Ballad - Roud Number: V29486

Title: The ball of Dandyorum

First Line: All you that are here attend, I pray

Tune: The rakes o' Mallow

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Performers:  Kearney, J.

Performance Locations:  Castle Tavern

2806 b.11(270)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod22336

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4322

Title: Old Ireland ho!

First Line: Lo! the morning struggles into day

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Performers:  Stewart, A.

2nd Ballad

Title: The land of dreams

First Line: There is a land where fancy's twining

2806 c.15(171)

Notes:  2806 c.15(170) and 2806 c.15(171) were originally one sheet.


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Edition - Bod12053

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Printer attribution from woodcuts


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1238

Title: Biddy Magee

First Line: I was born in the town of Tip, so gay

Tune: Rattlin, rovin' blade

Authors:  Hughes, Charles

Performers:  Kane, John

Performance Locations:  Mr. Kearney's Musical Saloon

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23596

Title: The anchor's weighed

First Line: The tear fell gently from her eye

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4994

Title: I'll not beguile thee from thy home

First Line: I'll not beguile thee from thy home

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4322

Title: Old Ireland ho!

First Line: Lo! the morning struggles into day

Authors:  Kearney, J.

Performers:  Stewart, A.

Themes:  Ireland

5th Ballad

Title: The land of dreams

First Line: There is a land where fancy's twining

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 17784

Title: Female rambling sailor

First Line: Come all young people far and near

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 19(108)

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