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Edition - Bod5315

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1768

Imprint: Publish'd June 9, 1768

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V27174

Title: The times, or 1768

First Line: Behold corruption openly profest

Johnson Ballads fol. 414b

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Edition - Bod456

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1818

Ballad

Title: A song, for the 9th. of June, 1818

First Line: I am a mushroom baronet

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Hereford

Johnson Ballads fol. 408

Notes:  Torn at bottom


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Edition - Bod17883

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(109) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V307

Title: Campbell's farewell to old Ireland

First Line: Farewell to old Ireland the place of my nativity

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 26(87)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2210A

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3211

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17945

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(91) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 9520

Title: The jacket green

First Line: When I was a maiden fair and young

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Fenians

2806 c.7(38)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(285)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2124b

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod19382

Imprint Names:  Whitford, T.

Imprint Locations:  Bath

Date  [c.1815]

Imprint: Whitford, Printer, 9, Bridewell-Lane, Bath


Ballad

Title: Wellington's victory. A new song

First Line: Come all ye loyal Britons

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Johnson Ballads 1384AA

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Edition - Bod4964

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  [1869]

Notes:  2806 b.9(89) is another issue.


Ballad

Title: A new song on the pasing [sic] the Church bill

First Line: You sons and fair daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Church of Ireland - Establishment and disestablishment

2806 b.9(110)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 b.9(217)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(501)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2094b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2130a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2137b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2230a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3233

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5841

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 257


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4202

Title: Rory O'More turned teetotal

First Line: Young Rory O'More, who to London had been

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 585

Title: The tinker and the chambermaid

First Line: In Beverley town a maid did dwell

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Harding B 11(3317)

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Johnson Ballads 2017A

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Edition - Bod2408

Imprint Names:  Green, J.K.

Imprint Locations:  Walworth

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J.K. Green, 9, Thurlow Place, East Street, Walworth


Ballad

Title: A new speech for old Guy Fawkes

First Line: Kind folks, you see, our effigy

Subjects:  Fawkes, Guy, 1570-1606

Themes:  Guy Fawkes day

Johnson Ballads 2066

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Edition - Bod3361

Imprint Names:  Wood, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1806 and 1827

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wood, No. 9, New Meeting-street, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V4566

Title: The slumbering sleeper; or, the world's redemption. In three parts

First Line: As on my bed, with grief opprest

Johnson Ballads 1487

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 1488

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 1489

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod3955

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(68) is another issue with a different illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2093

Title: A new song call'd the Gay old hag

First Line: Will you come a boating my gay old hag

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

2806 c.7(23)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.9(14)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(207)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2126b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2191c

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2256

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2260b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2126A

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14899

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1827 and 1847

Imprint: Wheeler, Printer, No. 9 Whittle-st Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: The brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak, the brave old dld [sic] oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history

Harding B 15(32b)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(38a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1931

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1932

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23661

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(209) is another issue with the first line complete. Harding B 26(395) is a variant issue without the second illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: V25365

Title: Love your own land

First Line: [I]ve been a wanderer thro

Subjects:  Ireland

2806 b.9(105)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.7(50)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.9(53)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(394)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(395)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2127d

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2197b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2217d

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2245b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2252a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3080

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3224

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4896

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1805

Imprint: Published 9th November, 1805, by Laurie and Whittle, Fleet Street, London

Series Identifier: 411


Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Attributation: Mr. Incledon, Mr. Braham, Mr. Dignum, Mr. Hill, Mr. Taylor

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

Performers:  Incledon, Charles Benjamin, 1763-1826

Johnson Ballads fol. 101

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Edition - Bod5080

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin

Notes:  2806 c.9(18) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V35090

Title: A new song on The hireing of the servants

First Line: Good people all attention pay unto those l[i]nes that I relate

Subjects:  Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896

Themes:  Hiring fairsPrices

2806 b.9(66)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(252)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2134b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2148b

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2175b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2226a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2227a

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod5930

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterManchester

Date  between 1827 and 1847

Imprint: [above] Sold at the Cheap Song Mart, 43 Hanover-st. [below] Wheeler, Printer, 9, Whittle-st. Oldham-st


Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed I had a roving mind

Harding B 17(246b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1935

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6253

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer and Publisher (from Pitt's) Wholesale and Retail Marble and Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials, where Two or Three New Songs are published every week.


Ballad

Title: November 9th, 1850. Lord Mayor's show

First Line: The Lord Mayor's Day is come again

Themes:  Lord Mayor's shows

John Johnson Ceremonial 16-1

Notes:  Not digitised

Edition - Bod3371

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew- street, seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 4(7) is another edition Harding B 4(9) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper, of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff cross liv'd a cooper there

Subjects:  Turkey

Themes:  Cruel fatherSlavery - galley slaves

Harding B 4(8)

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Harding B 23(36)

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Johnson Ballads 783

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Edition - Bod3949

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St

Notes:  2806 b.9(148) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2042

Title: A new song entitled The emigrants love for his native land

First Line: There is a little spot of earth

Attributation: Revised by Edward O'Connor

Authors:  O'Connor, Edward

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.9(144)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 b.9(154)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(166)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2182d

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2202d

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2206a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2240b

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod3978

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 c.7(47) is another issue with a different title and illustration. 2806 b.9(55) is another issue with a different title.


Ballad - Roud Number: 3018

Title: A new song call'd the Limrick rake

First Line: I am a young fellow that's eary aud [sic] bold

2806 b.9(71)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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2806 c.7(46)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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2806 c.9(22)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 26(355)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2167b

Notes:  Slip. Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2257a

Notes:  Slip. Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2259b

Notes:  Slip. Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3228

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod3986

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brreton [sic] Painter [sic] 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin

Notes:  2806 b.9(126) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16342

Title: A new song call'd the Maid of Ballymoat

First Line: One pay [sic] as I chanced to go roveing

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Marriage contractsTenant farmers

2806 c.7(55)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(406)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2178a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2179a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2180a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2181a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2189b

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod4000

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St

Notes:  2806 c.9(66) is another issue with a different illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3140

Title: A new song call'd Molly my darling dont leave me

First Line: Fatagued [sic] I am after a long campaign

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 b.9(64)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 b.9(136)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.7(59)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(439)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2165a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2166b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2195b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3245

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod7302

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 9


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 848

Title: The fall of the leaf

First Line: As I went a walking one morning in the breeze

Themes:  Religion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7413

Title: Lucy Long

First Line: 'Twas way down Ole Varginy, a nigger used to dwell

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1150

Title: The log hut, or My happy home

First Line: My home, my home, my happy home

Firth b.26(458)

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Firth b.34(103)

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Harding B 11(1128)

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Johnson Ballads 1590

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Johnson d.1773(p. 156v)

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Edition - Bod7476

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: Recitations for the million 9


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29105

Title: The seven ages of woman

First Line: The world's a stage -- and man has seven ages

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11974

Title: The choice of a wife by cheese

First Line: There lived, in York, an age ago

Themes:  Marriage proposals

Firth b.27(123)

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Harding B 11(3455)

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Johnson Ballads 2832

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Edition - Bod15786

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Sold at No. 42, Long Lane

Notes:  Douce Prints S 9(p. 222a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V10145

Title: Blood-an-ouns, Och, dear, dear! what can the matter be?

First Line: At sixteen years old you cou'd get little good of me

References:

ESTC: T196346

Johnson Ballads 348

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod19328

Imprint Names:  Parnell, L. and J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1902

Imprint: L. & J. Parnell, Authors and Publishers, No. 9, Rocseford Terrace, Shepherd's Bush Green, London, W. A.D. 1902

Notes:  Printed in red ink


Ballad - Roud Number: V25923

Title: The life, death, funeral and burial of old whisky

First Line: He was a naughty broth of a boy

Authors:  Parnell, John

Themes:  Drinking

Johnson Ballads 1321

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