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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 - 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 - Bod486

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charli [sic]

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

First Line: When gloaming treads the ... of day

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

First Line: O whistle an' I'll come to you my lad

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13685

Title: The bride

First Line: Oh! take her and be faithful still

Themes:  Marriage

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: Busk ye, busk ye, my bony [sic] bride

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

First Line: The yellow-hair'd laddie sat down on yon brae

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V797

Title: Waving greenwood tree

First Line: Now by the waving greenwood tree

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3572

Title: The battle and the breeze

First Line: To Britain's glorious walls of oak

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

First Line: On Ettrick banks in a summer's night

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

First Line: O! saw you the lass with the bonnie blue 'een

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1222

Title: Pretty Rosaline

First Line: 'Twas near the banks of bonny Tweed

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2043

Title: My native love

First Line: I've rov'd afar thro' summer climes

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16787

Title: Deil's awa' wi' the exciseman

First Line: The deil came fiddling thro' the town

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Johnson Ballads fol. 8


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