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Edition - Bod145

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Mr December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: Its just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Johnson Ballads 924

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 925

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Edition - Bod12719

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain arrayed

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1209

Title: Dame Durden

First Line: Dame Durden kept five serving girls

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5538

Title: Money is your friend

First Line: Of friendship I have heard much talk

Themes:  Money

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V322

Title: The answer to the Castalian [sic] maid

First Line: O think not thy Henry tho' absent from you

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2057

Title: An answer to Highland home

First Line: Yes! I will leave my daddy's ha'

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V17039

Title: Bonnie soldier laddie

First Line: Leeze me on my soldier love

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V321

Title: The Castilian maid

First Line: Oh! remember the time in La Mancha's green shades

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V493

Title: O say not woman's love is bought

First Line: O say not woman's love is bought

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: The bewildered maid

First Line: Slow broke the light and sweet breath'd the morn

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

Harding B 11(2724)

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Edition - Bod7036

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Warehouse, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V29592

Title: [None]

First Line: My cot is called the sweetest cot

Tune: In a cottage near a wood

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: 'Tis just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Firth b.26(169)

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Harding B 11(2583)

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Johnson Ballads 926

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Johnson Ballads 3068

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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 - Bod1034

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger hunters. A glee

First Line: O'er dreary wastes and deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8516

Title: My ain kind deary, O

First Line: Will ye gang o'er the lee-rigg

Performers:  Broadhurst, Mr.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle for away

Themes:  EducationActorsDoctors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6110

Title: Julia to the wood robin

First Line: Stay sweet enchanter of the grove

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower. Favourite song from the Oracle

First Line: I've been to my bower, for I love it's retreat

Performers:  Cawse, Harriet, 1812-1889

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V28179

Title: Mary's love

First Line: My morn of life how gay, how blest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lily grew

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V5870

Title: Where shall the lover rest

First Line: Where shall the lover rest

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: Wake! dearest wake! and again united

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V24940

Title: Epping hunt

First Line: All the fun is beginning, broad day is approaching

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Hunting

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 250

Title: Jock of Hazel Dean

First Line: Why weep ye by the tyde lady?

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The Spanish madrigal

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V989

Title: The answer to My heart and lute

First Line: Your heart and lute you frankly say

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V12383

Title: The graceful move

First Line: When first I saw thee graceful move

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13775

Title: How sweet in the woodlands

First Line: How sweet in the woodlands, with fleet hound and horn

Themes:  Pastoral

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Edition - Bod18560

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, No. 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

2nd Ballad

Title: The cottage boy

First Line: When morning streaks the east with gold

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20449

Title: Love in Long-Acre

First Line: Oh, this love, this love, this love

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V737

Title: [None]

First Line: The soldier, tir'd of war's alarms

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

First Line: O the days are gone by when beauty bright

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Irish wakes

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid, a favourite song

First Line: The mountain maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2046

Title: My little native vale. An Italian song

First Line: Dear is my little native vale

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6442

Title: The chough and crow

First Line: The chough and crow to roost are gone

Attributation: Sung in Guy Mannering

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2952

Title: Arise, sweet messenger of morn

First Line: Arise sweet messenger of morn

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V21259

Title: [None]

First Line: What's sweeter than the new blown rose

Attributation: Sung in the oratorio of Joseph

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land, good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V16716

Title: The noon-tide air

First Line: Would you taste the noon-tide air

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Harding B 36(19)


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Johnson Ballads fol. 36

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Edition - Bod382

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1823]

Imprint: London Printed and Published by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4094

Title: Deeds of the brave

First Line: Deeds of the brave, inspire a noble strain

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young love flew to the Paphian bower

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

First Line: To an arbor of woodbine ye both shall be led

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

15th Ballad

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sunbeams play

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: O had I been &c

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V6379

Title: Where is my Lubin

First Line: Ah! where is my Lubin? ye songsters ah where

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the huntsman

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

20th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

First Line: When gooseberries grow on the stem of a daisy

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite son[g]

First Line: Ah, tell me, ye swains, have you seen my Pastora

Johnson Ballads fol. 31

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Edition - Bod15912

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4094

Title: Deeds of the brave

First Line: Deeds of the brave inspire a noble strain

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

3rd Ballad
4th Ballad - Roud Number: V446

Title: Draw the sword, Scotland

First Line: Draw the sword Scotland, Scotland, Scotland

Themes:  Scotland

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13886

Title: Glee. (Three voices)

First Line: To all you ladies now at land

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

First Line: To an arbor of woodbine ye both shall be led

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather, &c

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4788

Title: A bundle of conundrums

First Line: While in your favour basking

Performers:  Keeley,Robert, 1793-1869

Notes:  Verse and prose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25152

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sun-beams play

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: O had I been &c

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

Attributation: Sung in Love in a village

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V6379

Title: Where is my Lubin

First Line: Ah! where is my Lubin! ye songsters ah where!

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the hunsman [sic]

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

20th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Attributation: The words from Clare's poems

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

First Line: When gooseberries grow on the stem of a daisy

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite son[g]

First Line: Ah! tell me, ye swains, have you seen my Pastora

Harding B 36(5)

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