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Edition - Bod20269

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1849

Ballad - Roud Number: V4523

Title: Street music. A scene in Bristol

First Line: I saw a squalid street

Authors:  T., P.J.

Subjects:  Bristol (England)

Themes:  Poverty

Johnson Ballads 2886

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Edition - Bod7376

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12371

Title: Oh saw ye the lass wi' the bonny blue e'en

First Line: Oh, saw ye the lass wi' the bonny blue e'en?

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15242

Title: When I was young and fair

First Line: When I was young and fair

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7335

Title: The American serenaders

First Line: We come from de Ohio states

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(509)

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Harding B 11(2757)

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Johnson Ballads 1649

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1649 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy.


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Johnson d.1773(p. 119v)

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Edition - Bod19963

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V22375

Title: Favourite song in Malvina

First Line: Sportive smiles and mirthful measures

Tune: O saw ye my father, or saw ye my mother

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12408

Title: Beauty's bright eye

First Line: When sorrow's deep gloom o'er the young heart is stealing

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Johnson Ballads 2494

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Edition - Bod453

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Sir John Boghouse!!! A new song

First Line: Who cares a single louse

Tune: Saw ye my father

Subjects:  Aytoun, James, 1797-1881

Themes:  Politics and government - Scotland, 19th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 406

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Edition - Bod3045

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's,) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, [Dudley] Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V28176

Title: The village rose

First Line: I saw the village rose this morn

Johnson Ballads 3130

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod11768

Imprint Names:  Barr, R.

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Date  c.1852

Imprint: Sold by R. Barr, 72, Marsh Lane, Leeds


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15525

Title: Happy day

First Line: I'm glad I ever saw the day

Themes:  Religion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3795

Title: Invitation to Sunday schools

First Line: O come, come away

Themes:  Sunday schools

Harding B 11(1462)

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Johnson Ballads 1803

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Johnson Ballads 1804

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Johnson Ballads 1805

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Johnson Ballads 1806

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Johnson Ballads 1807

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Edition - Bod16814

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble Wa[r]ehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Marian's my lily and Fiora's [sic] my rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora so sprightly and blooming

Harding B 25(1218)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 908

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20179

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1903]

Notes:  A folded sheet


Ballad - Roud Number: V4791

Title: \"The private hell.\" A dream

First Line: I dreamed I saw the setting sun sink nobly in the west

Authors:  Kitchin, Richard

Themes:  Poverty

Johnson Ballads 2777


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Edition - Bod919

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, [31, Dudley St.,] 7 Dials. Notice, E. Hodges, has Removed from 31, Dudley St., to 26, Grafton Street, Soho

Notes:  Harding B 11(2102) is another impression Firth b.25(397) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13706

Title: Pirate's bride

First Line: Good bye, my love, good bye, my bark is on the bay

Themes:  Piracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12382

Title: When first I saw my dadda

First Line: When first I saw my dadda I can't exactly say

Themes:  Infants

Harding B 11(2101)

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Johnson Ballads 579

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Edition - Bod12910

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(3065) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Poor Caroline of Edinburgh town

First Line: Come all young men and maidens attend unto my rhyme

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V452

Title: Do you ever think on me love

First Line: Do you ever think of me, love?

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1640

Title: I met her at the fancy fair

First Line: I saw her at the fancy fair

Harding B 11(3064)

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Johnson Ballads 251

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Edition - Bod17806

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, College-street, and 37, Lothian-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V4730

Title: Parody on \"The soldier's tear\"

First Line: From off the steps he turned, and saw some odious tricks

Authors:  Dum-Spiro-Spero (Pseudonym)

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

Johnson Ballads 1702b

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Edition - Bod19432

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Watts, Printer, snow-hill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V172

Title: Battle of Algiers

First Line: Come all you Britons stout and bold that love their native land

Themes:  Algiers, battle of, 1816

2nd Ballad

Title: O, dear, O!!!

First Line: As I walk'd out one summers morn

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15412

Title: The captive's song

First Line: They saw that I was fair and bright

Themes:  Slavery

Johnson Ballads 1474

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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

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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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 - Bod7056

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale toy warehouse, 6 Great St. Andrew Street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1354

Title: Young William of the royal waggon train

First Line: One lovely morning I was walking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V917

Title: Come dwell with me

First Line: Come dwell with me, come dwell with me

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2809

Title: The poor little fisherman's girl

First Line: It was down in the country a poor girl was weeping

Themes:  Orphans

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 7146

Title: A pretty little dear

First Line: One morning very early a strange thought came in my head

Tune: Oh cruel

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8419

Title: The fate of young Henry. In answer to Caroline of Edinburgh town'

First Line: Young Henry a sailor bold as ever ploughed the main

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V685

Title: Listen dear Fanny

First Line: Listen dear Fanny, oh, listen to me

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12373

Title: I saw her at the fancy fair

First Line: I saw her at the fancy fair

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V9793

Title: Fare thee well, my love good morrow

First Line: In full pursuit of love and wine

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cup of nectar. (Duet)

First Line: Cup of nectar -- rosy nectar

Johnson Ballads fol. 119

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Edition - Bod13337

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed at T. Watts', Publishing Office, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1533

Title: Susan's adventures in a British man of war

First Line: Young Susan was a blooming maid, so valiant stout and bold

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22204

Title: Those evening bells

First Line: Those evening bells! those evening bells

Themes:  Bells

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15412

Title: The captive's song

First Line: They saw that I was fair and bright

Themes:  Slavery

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin' thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

Harding B 11(3708)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 1478

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod19143

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court Bloomsbury

Notes:  2806 b.11(253) is another issue Firth b.26(233) is another issue Firth c.26(233) is another issue 2806 b.11(253) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6954

Title: The low-backd car

First Line: When first I saw sweet Peggy

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 18862

Title: The cottage and water mill

First Line: Have you seen the new cottage just built by the squire

Johnson Ballads 1101

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Edition - Bod5293

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy warehouse 6, Gt. St. Andrews [sic] St. Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2171

Title: The old woman & her cats

First Line: A very old woman once liv'd by herself

Themes:  Cats

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: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charlie

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banners wav'd on the castle walls

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: New version of Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing in jingling rhymes, sirs

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5132

Title: They mourn me dead

First Line: They mourn me dead in my father's halls

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V34049

Title: I'd be a blue bottle

First Line: I'd be a blue-bottle, black as a cinder

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sang truce, and the night cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3034

Title: Hurrah for an Irish stew

First Line: Hurrah for an Irish stew

Johnson Ballads fol. 144

Notes:  MS note: April 1829


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Edition - Bod369

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: 22818

Title: Sandy and Jenny

First Line: Come, come, bonnie lassie, cry'd Sandy, a-wa

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charlie

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

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

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

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

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

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

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

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

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage

16th 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

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

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

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

Johnson Ballads fol. 28

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Edition - Bod20355

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Imprint: London: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, 115, Long Alley, Moorfields

Notes:  8 p.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Shepherd's boy

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Dunois the brave

First Line: I was Dunois the young and brave

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3546

Title: O come to me when daylight sets

First Line: O come to me when daylight sets

4th Ballad

Title: Post Office

First Line: In a Post Office bred, what a life sure I led

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13674

Title: Bonny Highland laddie

First Line: Will ye to the highland go

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20289

Title: Poor little Mo

First Line: My name is Mo Samuel, a poor little zhew

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 546

Title: Georgy Barnwell

First Line: In Cheapside there lived a merchant

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With jet black eyes and sloe black hair

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: The heart that can feel for another

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both mesmates [sic] at sea

Themes:  Sailors

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8141

Title: Live and be jolly

First Line: Thro' deserts we roam, yet fat plenty we find

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Lily and Rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora, so sprightly and blooming

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skim'd lightly

14th Ballad

Title: I canna like ye

First Line: I canna like you, gentle sir

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11908

Title: Maid of Bourdeaux

First Line: Stay, stay, Phiiomela [sic]! thy warbling forbear

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highlandman

First Line: A highland lad my love was born

Johnson Ballads 3071



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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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