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Edition - Bod5996

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Grear [sic] st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  2806 c.18(127) is another edition Harding B 17(110b) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: The girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

Firth b.26(2)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 834

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod3519

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & marbie [sic] warehouse, 6 Great st Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth b.26(2) is another edition Harding B 17(110b) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: The girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

2806 c.18(127)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 25(733)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod1959

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6188

Title: Judy's black eyes

First Line: To be sure I can't sing an oration

Themes:  Marriage proposals

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: The lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(1948)

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Edition - Bod5596

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, & 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 66


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4620

Title: My love Nell

First Line: Come all ye boys, both far and near

Subjects:  IrelandAmerica

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13790

Title: Kitty Tyrell

First Line: You're looking as fresh as the morn, darling

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Rural societyMarriage proposals

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2038

Title: Rory of the hills

First Line: At Slievenamon the man who asked me was Scully dead?

Authors:  Walsh, I.

Themes:  Land tenure - Ireland

Firth b.26(102)

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Edition - Bod224

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Toy Warehouse, 6, Great Andrew street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6034

Title: I'm one of the chaps wot sings

First Line: No doubt a song you've heard

Themes:  Singing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, ripe, ripe, I cry

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

First Line: Taste, O! taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Wine

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march!

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviot dale

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces tho' we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1271

Title: The female auctioneer

First Line: Well, here I am, and what of that

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay the boatswain

First Line: Ben Backstay was our boatswain very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Sailors

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: Girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3015

Title: Poll of Wapping stairs

First Line: Your landsmen's wives with all their airs

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Notes:  Music by Sims Reeves.

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: Oh we never mention her

First Line: Oh no, we never mention her, her name is never heard

Johnson Ballads fol. 143

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Edition - Bod18871

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Toy Warehouse, 6, Great Andrew street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7601

Title: Heavy wet

First Line: Heavy wet, heavy wet still I cry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4494

Title: Mutton chops

First Line: Mutton chops, mutton chops, chops I cry

3rd Ballad

Title: Cherry bounce

First Line: Cherry bounce, cherry bounce, bounce I cry

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: L. A, W --Law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth poor Mary Anne!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, ripe, ripe, I cry

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

First Line: Taste, O! taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Wine

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1271

Title: The female auctioneer

First Line: Well, here I am, and what of that

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V7542

Title: Pretty miss Rose, the shroud maker

First Line: Not far from Fleet market, a man did reside

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march!

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviot dale

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay the boatswain

First Line: Ben Backstay was our boatswain very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: Girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3015

Title: Poll of Wapping stairs

First Line: Your landsmen's wives with all their airs

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Notes:  Music by Sims Reeves.

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20022

Title: Blue eyed Mary

First Line: Pretty blue-ey'd Mary

Johnson Ballads fol. 140

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Edition - Bod23447

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad

Title: What airy sound

First Line: What airy sound floats sweetly round

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

First Line: Taste, O! taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12999

Title: No life's like the life of a soldier

First Line: Now, without any doubt

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V7897

Title: Brien Boru

First Line: O Kilmurrymacmahon's a place you wou'd bless

Subjects:  Ireland

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V11212

Title: Sigh not for love!

First Line: Sigh not for love, if you wish not to know

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V20499

Title: Nosegay girl

First Line: Sweet nosegays, come buy my swe[et] nosegays

Themes:  Street traders

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V23655

Title: Village maid

First Line: When I quitted the cot that stands alone on the moor

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay the boatswain

First Line: Ben Backstay was our boatswain very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Sailors

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: Girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3015

Title: Poll of Wapping stairs

First Line: Your landsmen's wives with all their airs

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Notes:  Music by Sims Reeves.

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V20022

Title: Blue eyed Mary

First Line: Pretty blue-ey'd Mary

Harding B 11(1151)

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