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Edition - Bod9617

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  A songbook. 4 p. With a prose account


1st Ballad

Title: Reading murder

First Line: At Reading in Berkshire what a sensation

Tune: Teddy O'Neale

Subjects:  Reading (England)

Themes:  Murder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32986

Title: Murder by contract

First Line: All you people pray draw near

Tune: Best friend of all

Themes:  Murder

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1737

Title: Sentence on Mrs. Dyer for the Reading murders

First Line: Mrs. Dyer's convicted and sentenced to be hung

Tune: Log cabin

Themes:  Murder

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V27503

Title: Reading

First Line: There's a charmer lived in Reading, don't you see

Subjects:  Reading (England)

Themes:  Murder

5th Ballad

Title: Reading

First Line: What wicked crimes we hear enacted

Tune: Blind Irish girl

Subjects:  Reading (England)

Themes:  Murder

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