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Edition - Bod1029

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., St. James's [Walk ...]

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Imprint damaged. Large format


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20590

Title: The mesmerist

First Line: The secret \"How to mezmerize\" I learned some time ago

Authors:  Seldon, A.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

2nd Ballad

Title: Farewell Allanna

First Line: Farewell Allanna! farewell asthore!

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4030

Title: A modern medley. Or The singing barmaid

First Line: There is a damsel fair to see

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V940

Title: It is not the tear at this moment shed

First Line: It is not the tear at this moment shed

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V433

Title: Steer my bark to Erin's isle

First Line: Oh, I have roamed o'er many lands

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V28907

Title: Louisa's lovers

First Line: Of a giddy young girl named Louisa I'll sing

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V29069

Title: The consequence

First Line: Take my tip, here's a snip

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Powell

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

9th Ballad

Title: Give him my kind regards

First Line: When my friend Brown was leaving town

Attributation: Written, composed and sung by Lester Barrett

Authors:  Barrett, Lester

Performers:  Barrett, Lester

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V19541

Title: The song of the last harper

First Line: Ah! dark are the halls where your ancestors revell'd

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V32482

Title: He'll get it where he's gone to now

First Line: Poor Jenkins was a chilly man, which no one can deny

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V6115

Title: Robin Hood up to date

First Line: Some people praise the good old days

Authors:  Lennard, Horace, d. 1920Andrews, Bond

Performers:  Chard, Kate, 1862-1942

13th Ballad

Title: The longer you linger

First Line: What a thing 'tis to be hungry and to see good grub about

Authors:  Maurice, George, d. 1903

Performers:  Champion, Harry, 1866-1942

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V34988

Title: On my own!

First Line: I'm always independent as I frequently have shewn

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

15th Ballad

Title: We had to part

First Line: Of course you've all been more or less deep in love

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3343

Title: Fly care to the winds

First Line: Fly care to the winds, thus I blow thee away

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V32268

Title: Wives

First Line: You will all have heard of \"rhino\"

Authors:  Miller, BenNorman, Robert

Performers:  Rowland, F.

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V4852

Title: Poor thing

First Line: Sal Smith was a nice girl, but so shy, Poor thing!

Authors:  Morton, Richard

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V12012

Title: Love's rebuke

First Line: Ye hapless ones who say, \"Love's but a dream\"

Performers:  McKay, Iver

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2976

Title: The wanderer's return

First Line: When, as a lad, long years ago

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V5370

Title: I whistle and wait for Kate

First Line: After business you will find me

Authors:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

22nd Ballad

Title: Hi! diddle diddle

First Line: Since the day of Jubilation there's been no sensation

Authors:  Robson, T.F.

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V21951

Title: Very difficult to please

First Line: I'm the victim of a delicate, discriminating taste

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V18355

Title: Timothy Tubbs

First Line: Tim Tubbs was very tubby and

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7577

Title: Peggy Cline

First Line: \"Katie Connor\" and her beau

Authors:  Kelly, A.T.Murphy, C.W., 1875-1913Levy, Maurice

Performers:  Rafferty, Pat, 1861-1952

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 13392

Title: The harp that once throug[h] Tara's halls

First Line: The harp that once through Tara's halls

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V30098

Title: They all came back

First Line: I have a birthday every year, and sometimes two or three

Attributation: Written composed and sung by Lester Barrett

Authors:  Barrett, Lester

Performers:  Barrett, Lester

28th Ballad

Title: The moral maid

First Line: There lived a moral maid in the year of sixty three

Performers:  Moore, Alec, 1861-1896

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V3804

Title: The coster's Sunday out

First Line: You've heard a lot of talk about this moke of Mister 'Awkins

Performers:  Lundberg, Ada, 1850-1899Mason, Fred, 1868-1895

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3802

Title: The working man's Sunday at home

First Line: There's just now a botheration agitation and vexation

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

Themes:  Working hours

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V32274

Title: I havn't made any enquiries

First Line: A young man who once heard me sing stood up and said

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28035

Title: The girl was young and pretty

First Line: I'll sing you a song with a moral about

Attributation: Written composed & sung by Charles Chaplin

Authors:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20428

Title: Oh! we've got a lot of 'em

First Line: There are lots of ladies in this world

Performers:  Vance, Eunice

34th Ballad

Title: Some sang high, some sang low

First Line: I went to a musical party

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V10017

Title: Blowhard's brass band

First Line: I've often heard that music's charms will soothe the savage breast

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V25216

Title: Reconciled

First Line: After years of life apart

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V2917

Title: The road to paradise

First Line: Where busy people throng the street

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V4122

Title: Norah's message

First Line: Ah surely thou wilt not forsake me

Performers:  Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V19511

Title: My gentle harp

First Line: My gentle harp, once more I waken

40th Ballad

Title: His first offence

First Line: In an officer's tent, far away from old Ireland

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  ArmyIrish

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V21039

Title: There's a good time coming

First Line: Boys when you're going to get wed

Performers:  Vance, Eunice

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9903

Title: Three jolly tars

First Line: Now, once upon a time there were three jolly tars

Authors:  Oxenford, Edward, 1847-1929

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8156

Title: She was right

First Line: Of all the artful women it has

Performers:  Joyce, Sid

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V1086

Title: Scenes that are brightest

First Line: Scenes that are brightest may charm awhile

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V15747

Title: Not the only one

First Line: I always make the best of thing[s]

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V6766

Title: Sweetheart

First Line: I stand beneath the trysting tree

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V23401

Title: That's how it's done

First Line: Once I would refust an invite

Performers:  Leno, Dan, 1860-1904

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V4625

Title: Nellie and May, sisters were they

First Line: I will tell you a story which the shades of life will show

Authors:  Kelly, John T., 1855-1922

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V26694

Title: I didn't know

First Line: I once was asked to sing, at some

Attributation: Author, composer, and singer, Austin Rudd

Authors:  Rudd, Austin

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V25729

Title: Hello, Mary!

First Line: Now in that neat cot at the foot of the hill

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V9467

Title: Never judge by appearance

First Line: One day I thought I'd try my friends and see if they were true

Authors:  Hart, Joseph

Performers:  Lawlor, Charles B., 1852-1925

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6189

Title: Love has eyes

First Line: Love's blind, they say

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20490

Title: Now then Molly

First Line: I live with my granny, in a pretty home

Authors:  McCarthy, W.H.

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V28017

Title: Katie my own

First Line: Now, I want to tell you about my sweetheart

Authors:  Tilbury, Walter

Performers:  Lawrence, Katie

55th Ballad - Roud Number: 4822

Title: Little Annie Rooney

First Line: [A] winning way, a pleasant smile

Attributation: Written, composed, and sung by Michael Nolan

Authors:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

Performers:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V35121

Title: King of the boys

First Line: In life we see some funny things, no matter where we go

Authors:  St. Leonards, C.Manhill, James, 1848-1899Cleve, Joseph

Performers:  Robina, Fanny, 1862-1927

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V32669

Title: That's what I call plucky!

First Line: We very often hear folks praise

Authors:  Howard, CarlPether, H.E.

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V29925

Title: Marjor-ie! Marjor-osh!

First Line: A maiden fair was mashed on me

Authors:  Morton, RichardPether, H.E.

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V8625

Title: My hat's a brown 'un

First Line: Why is it people gaze at me

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

60th Ballad

Title: Sweethearts

First Line: In a far off, quaint old village

Authors:  Willmott, CharlesPether, H.E.

Performers:  Howard, Lizzie, 1864-1901

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin, how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Themes:  Ireland

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14020

Title: Mary Green

First Line: Close beside a running brook just outside the town

Authors:  Lamb, Henry

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V12435

Title: Erin, O Erin!

First Line: Like the bright lamp that shone in Kildare's holy fane

Themes:  Ireland

65th Ballad

Title: That pie! Parody on \"For you\"

First Line: Old Time may shuffle on, my love

Performers:  Raeburn, Sam, 1865-1890

66th Ballad

Title: Norah

First Line: Let others sing of maidens fair

Authors:  Robson, T.F.

Performers:  Rafferty, Pat, 1861-1952

67th Ballad - Roud Number: V12392

Title: Avenging and bright

First Line: Avenging and bright fell the swift sword of Erin

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V25980

Title: We've all been there

First Line: Don't think that I have just arrived from some seafaring town

Performers:  Ford, Harry, d. 1894

69th Ballad - Roud Number: V29938

Title: Didn't we lower the tiddley

First Line: My friends, you must excuse me, please; I've been upon the spree

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Fairburn, George, 1864-1918

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V752

Title: Norah, the pride of Kildare

First Line: As beauteous as Flora, is charming young Norah

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V24957

Title: Rumfoozler's club

First Line: I've joined the famed Rumfoozler's Club, quite ignored my favourite pub

Attributation: Composed and Sung by Leo Dryden

Authors:  Dryden, Leo

Performers:  Dryden, Leo

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