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Edition - Bod10286

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer 14 Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie O

First Line: Behind yon hills where Lugars flows

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 16(161a)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1299)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2606

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitt's Wholesale Toy Warehouse, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 12(37)

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Edition - Bod13104

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy & Marble Ware-house 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Harding B 17(258b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: What's the dull town to me, Robin Adair

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Firth b.26(136)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 973

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod22504

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and marble warehouse 6 Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 2772

Title: Green grows the rashes

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

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2806 c.11(197)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(777)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - 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 - Bod2275

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 260 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgo[t]

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9567

Title: Answer to Isabelle

First Line: Hist! dearest hist! thy charmer delighted

Harding B 11(3297)

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Edition - Bod3699

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse 6 Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(205).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi Wallace bled

First Line: Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 25(1743)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 990

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 991

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12034

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: V172

Title: The battle of Algiers

First Line: Come all you Britons stout and bold, that love your native land

Subjects:  Pellew, Edward, Viscount Exmouth, 1757-1833

Themes:  1816Algiers, Battle of, 1816

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

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

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

Harding B 11(180)

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Edition - Bod12233

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6 Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4888

Title: The beautiful boy

First Line: It was now in winter, about six in the morn

Themes:  Beauty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Notes:  Harding B 25(1743) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Scotland

Harding B 11(205)

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Edition - Bod8862

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(180)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

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

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(291)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18784

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Wholesale Toy Wareho[use] Great st. Andrew Street 7 Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 949 is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: The poor but honest soldier

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

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(292)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod19982

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha' hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha' hae wi' Wallace bled

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming -- I've been roaming

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Hunting chorus. In Der Freitscuhz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delights [of] the huntsmen

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

Johnson Ballads 270

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Edition - Bod21189

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Slip. Variant and expanded text. Harding B 16(292a) is another issue is another issue with another ballad on the reverse


Ballad - Roud Number: 13889

Title: The banks of Doun

First Line: Ye banks and braes of bonny Doun

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Notes:  Variant and expanded text. Harding B 16(292a) is another issue is another issue with another ballad on the reverse

2806 c.11(201)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 16(11b)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod2274

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  Harding B 11(3297) is another issue. Harding B 11(3297) is another issue Harding B 11(3297) is another issue Harding B 11(3297) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgo[t]

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9567

Title: Answer to Isabelle

First Line: Hist! dearest hist! thy charmer delighted

Johnson Ballads 260

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Edition - Bod2461

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew-street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins how do you do?

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn

Firth b.28(29b)

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Harding B 11(4001)

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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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Johnson Ballads fol. 25

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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 - Bod4974

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1009

Title: Tim Finnigan

First Line: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville-street

Themes:  Irish wakes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1013

Title: Rev. father Tom, O'Neill

First Line: There was a widow in this town

Notes:  See also Harding B 19(119a) which contains an additional stanza

Themes:  Perjury

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song on old hare!!

First Line: You gents of Dublin city have you heard the newest out

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5040

Title: Katty MacBride

First Line: When first I beheld you sweet Katty M'Bride

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 8213

Title: Where the grass grows green

First Line: I'm Denny Blake from county Clare

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Themes:  Ireland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: A new song called Highland Mary

First Line: You banks and braes and streams all around the castle of Montgomery

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 9634

Title: The rising of the moon

First Line: Tell me, tell me, Shawn O'Farrell

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19689

Title: Lines written on the late melancholy death of T.F. Meagher

First Line: You daughters of old Erin with patience give ear to em [sic]

Notes:  Lacks the final line. Appears also in 2806 b.10(177). For a complete text see 2806 b.9(249)

Themes:  Drowning

Harding B 40(7)

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Edition - Bod7070

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew stre[et] 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: [John] Anderson my Joe

First Line: [John] Anderson my Joe, I wondor [sic] wha ye mean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V934

Title: Oh, come to me and pay your rent, a parody on \"Come to me when day lignt [sic] sets\"

First Line: Oh come to me and pay your rent

Themes:  Rent collecting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing sergeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The parting kiss

First Line: On Baltic billows rode my ship

Themes:  SailorsNaval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

Themes:  PatriotismPolitics and government - 19th century

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V11022

Title: The humble roof

First Line: When first this humble roof

Themes:  WealthSocial status

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love tha[t] makes the world go round

Firth b.26(26)

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Edition - Bod7445

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 6 Great st Andrew-street 7 dials

Notes:  The same setting of type as Firth b.28(29b) but with a different third ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: The good days of old Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing of good times older

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins, how do you do?

Tune: Merrily oh!

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other moru [sic]

Firth b.26(81)

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Harding B 11(4000)

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Johnson Ballads 1046

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Johnson Ballads 1047

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Johnson Ballads 3067

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Edition - Bod10666

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4499

Title: A three-part parody on Cherry ripe. Heavy wet. Mutton chops. Cherry bounce

First Line: Heavy wet, heavy wet, still I cry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13755

Title: Mary's lament

First Line: My heart will not break, and my eyes will not weep

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5234

Title: Green leaves turned yellow

First Line: A sage once to a maiden sung

4th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Together let us range the fields

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V17328

Title: Paul Pry. A new song

First Line: Dear ladies my name's Paul Pry

Notes:  Verse and prose.

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Native Highland home

First Line: My Highland home where tempests blow

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 24850

Title: Those endearing charms

First Line: Believe it all those endearing young charms

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14058

Title: Pity the orphan

First Line: O winter is set in

Authors:  Seymour, John

Themes:  Orphans

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Bruce's address to his army

First Line: Near Bannockburn king Edward lay

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Johnson Ballads fol. 20

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Edition - Bod18576

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: 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: V1899

Title: Oscar's ghost. A favourite Scottish song

First Line: O see that form that faintly gleams!

Themes:  Ghosts

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The king! God bless him

First Line: A goblet of Burgunday [sic], fill, fill for me

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V683

Title: Fanny in the grove

First Line: Fanny was in the grove

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V801

Title: Charming Daffodil

First Line: O'er the brake and mountain wide

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition. A favourite song

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13748

Title: A favourite duet

First Line: Away with melancholy

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1113

Title: The answer to Soldier's gratitude

First Line: Where'ere I rove, whate'er my lot

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3138

Title: The Highland chieftain

First Line: A chieftain to the Highlands bound

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3498

Title: Lemminy. Mar. 15 1819

First Line: The lark's left her nest and sings over the mountain

Harding B 36(18)


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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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Edition - Bod4848

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1822

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes & jet black hair

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

2nd Ballad

Title: The gypsies

First Line: The gypsies they came to my father's door

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17360

Title: The Indian maid

First Line: Oh! this was the cot of the Indian maid

Performers:  Matthews, miss

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

Tune: The sun that lights the roses

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

Performers:  Hyde, master

Themes:  Orphans

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1209

Title: Misfortunes of Paul Pry

First Line: Kind friends I hope I don't intrude in venturing before ye

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The sun that lights the roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3726

Title: Moonlight

First Line: Now at moonlight's fairy hour

Tune: Banks of Doun

Authors:  R., A.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray?

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

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4404

Title: Something new starts every day

First Line: Oh! dear, oh! dear, the world quite strange is

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 8228

Title: The voice of her I love. An Italian air

First Line: How sweet at close of silent eve

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V17351

Title: Willy of the Tay

First Line: By Tay's fair banks I stray'd yestreen

Johnson Ballads fol. 14

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Johnson Ballads fol. 15

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