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Performer - Melbourne, Tom

Also known as:  Tom Melbourne

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4725

Titles:
The tears of the Whigs at the success of the sliding scale

First Lines:
Oh, dear, what a fuss and a riot

Subjects:
Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850
Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878
Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848

Themes:
1841
Corn laws

Edition - Bod10855

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 686


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14294

Title: One pound two

First Line: Now, Maggie dear, I do hear you have been on the spree

Themes:  Domestic economy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26514

Title: Cockle Sal

First Line: Ye may talk of young girls and sing high in their praise

Performers:  Melbourne, Tom

Firth c.26(129)

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Firth c.26(197)

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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod3358

IconClass Codes:
59C2: Justice; 'Forza alla giustitia sottoposta', 'Giustitia', 'Giustitia retta', 'Giustitia rigorosa', 'Impietà e violenza soggetta alla giustitia' (Ripa)
31A72: Female sex; woman
61B2(RUSSELL?): Historical person (with NAME)
61B2(MELBOURNE?): Historical person (with NAME)

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V182

Titles:
Biddy, the basket woman
Biddy, the basket woman!
Biddy the basket woman
Biddy the basket woman!

First Lines:
If ever you go to London town

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848
Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868
London (England)

Themes:
Street traders
Irish - England

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3535

Titles:
They must repeal the corn bill
They must repeal th[e] Corn bill

First Lines:
To the standard rally quick

Subjects:
Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850
Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847
Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848
Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1799-1869

Themes:
Economy and trade - 19th century
Corn laws
Politics and government - 19th century

Edition - Bod12745

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Sireet [sic], Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V30808

Title: They are all sliding in Bobby's sliding scale

First Line: The Tories are a sliding

Tune: Cheating

Subjects:  Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  Corn laws

Harding B 14(334)

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Edition - Bod14070

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4725

Title: The tears of the Whigs at the success of the sliding scale

First Line: Oh, dear, what a fuss and a riot

Tune: Oh! dear what can the matter be

Subjects:  Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848

Themes:  Corn laws1841

Harding B 14(331)

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Edition - Bod14616

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1834?]

Imprint: Printed by Taylor, 14, Waterloo Road


Ballad - Roud Number: V20020

Title: Billy Barlow's breeches

First Line: Oh, here's a pretty row

Tune: Hodge and his leather breeches

Authors:  Morgan, John

Subjects:  Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837Adelaide, Queen dowager, 1792-1849

Harding B 14(85)

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Edition - Bod22048

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V182

Title: Biddy the basket woman

First Line: If ever you go to London town

Subjects:  London (England)Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Irish - England

2806 c.16(48)

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Harding B 11(271)

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Edition - Bod1573

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 741


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14843

Title: The midnight ranger

First Line: I'm a boy that's fond of a midnight lark

Performers:  Bagnall, Sam, d. 1885

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4685

Title: Keep the ball rolling

First Line: Now I am such a jolly chap

Performers:  Melbourne, Tom

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V817

Title: There's a smile waiting for me at home

First Line: Troubles we fancy are heavy to bear

Attributation: Written, composed & sung by Harry Clifton

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Performers:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

2806 c.16(137)

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Harding B 11(3775)

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Edition - Bod19224

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1846]

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V3535

Title: They must repeal the corn bill

First Line: To the standard rally quick

Tune: Nancy Dawson

Subjects:  Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1799-1869

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryPolitics and government - 19th centuryCorn laws

Johnson Ballads 121C

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Edition - Bod13716

Harding B 11(469)

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Harding B 14(88)

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Johnson Ballads 77


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Edition - Bod4751

Imprint Names:  Mitchelson, W.I.Guichard, A.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Imprint: [above] Mitchelson, Printer, three doors from the Sessions House Clerkenwell Green [below] Sold also by A. Guichard, (from I. Pitt's Toy and Marble Warehouse,) 6, Little White Lion Street, 2 doors from the Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(668) is another impression.


1st Ballad

Title: The comic divan

First Line: Gentlemen visitors, how do you do?

Tune: Let the toast pass

Subjects:  Buckingham, James Silk, 1786-1855O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901Lamb, Frederick James, Viscount Melbourne, 1782-1853

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3138

Title: Lord Ullin's daughter

First Line: A chieftain to the Highlands bound

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  ShipwreckCruel father

Harding B 11(669)

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