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Edition - Bod6776

Imprint Names:  Henson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Imprint: Henson, Printer, Bridge St. Nerthampton [sic]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5742

Title: William and Mary Anne

First Line: Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Tune: My Mary Anne

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23097

Title: What will you do, love!

First Line: What will yon [sic], lovo [sic], when I am going

Firth b.25(432)

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Firth c.12(154)

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Harding B 11(4224)

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Edition - Bod4213

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  For the illustration see Gallery of Comicalities, No. CXIX (p. 123).

Series Identifier: 148


Ballad - Roud Number: 2284

Title: Henry and Mary Ann

First Line: Farewell my dearest Henry

Themes:  Sailors

Firth b.27(353)

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Edition - Bod8304

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 2284

Title: Henry & Mary Ann

First Line: Farewell my dearest Henry since you to sea must go

Tune: Jeannette and Jeannott

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(284)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21312

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 644


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12890

Title: Poor Rosa May

First Line: Come darkies listen unto me

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2284

Title: Henry and Mary Ann

First Line: Farewell my dearest Henry

Themes:  Sailors

2806 c.13(17)

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Edition - Bod2522

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., [Pr]inters, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(4222) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5742

Title: William and Mary Anne

First Line: Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Tune: My Mary Anne

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23097

Title: What will you do, love?

First Line: What will you do, love, when I am going

Themes:  Lovers parted

Harding B 11(4223)

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Edition - Bod2523

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] & Co., [Pr]inters, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(4223) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5742

Title: William and Mary Anne

First Line: Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Tune: My Mary Anne

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23097

Title: What will you do, love?

First Line: What will you do, love, when I am going

Themes:  Lovers parted

Harding B 11(4222)

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Edition - Bod8434

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & co. [Pr]inters, 2 & 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(4223)


Ballad - Roud Number: V5742

Title: William and Mary Anne

First Line: Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Tune: My Mary Ann

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(110)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10807

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 714


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5295

Title: Her heart was true to me

First Line: Five years to-day, I sailed away

Authors:  Hunt, G.W. (Jingo), 1829-1904

Performers:  Coyne, Fred

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7833

Title: Naughty Mary Ann!

First Line: Naguhty [sic] naked, cupid, with

Performers:  Stanton, T.

Firth c.26(294)

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Edition - Bod5606

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: A. Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwalton [sic] braes are bonne [sic]

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester [lass]

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writingPress-gangs

Firth b.26(216)


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Edition - Bod6775

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges Printer wholesale toy & marble warehouse 26 Grafton st Soho London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5742

Title: William and Mary Ann

First Line: Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1804

Title: Drummer boy of Waterloo

First Line: When battle ronsed [sic] warlike band

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23596

Title: Anchor's weighed

First Line: The tear fell gently from her eye

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Firth b.25(431)

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Harding B 11(57)

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Edition - Bod13805

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth [Court] Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3380

Title: Cheer girls, cheer for our merry wedding day

First Line: Ceee [sic], love, cheer, no more will we be pa[rted]

Notes:  A variation of: Cheer love cheer, Harding B 11(589)

Subjects:  EnglandAustralia

Themes:  MarriageSailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7834

Title: The loss of the Mary Ann

First Line: You landsmen and you seamen bold come listen unto me

Subjects:  New York (N.Y.)Sydney (Australia)Newfoundland (Canada)

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(588)

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Edition - Bod8171

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges Printer Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse 26 Grafton st Soho London

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads. See Firth b.25(431)


Ballad - Roud Number: V5742

Title: William and Mary Ann

First Line: Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(153)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18693

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.Myers

Imprint Locations:  LondonLiverpool

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials; and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea; and Myers's Wholesale Warehouse, Dale Street, Liverpool

Notes:  Harding B 11(2864) is another edition with the same illustrations, but printed by Ann Ryle.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4673

Title: The open sea is my home

First Line: The sea, the open sea's my home

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23596

Title: The anchor is weighed

First Line: The tear fell gently from her eye

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Harding B 11(2863)
Johnson Ballads 675

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Edition - Bod8722

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Two joined sheets; ballads have different orientations. On the other side of the sheet is printed: The life, conduct, and execution, of Samuel Wright (1830).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5804

Title: Lovely Ann

First Line: When I was young and in my prime

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)America

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V35063

Title: The British sailor

First Line: You sons of Britain poor and great

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad

Title: ... Sialor [sic]

First Line: Ye blooming lovers pray lend an ear

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)Liverpool (England)Canada

Themes:  Women sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 559

Title: [The] milkmaid of Blackberry fold

First Line: It's of a rich squire in Bristol doth dwell

Themes:  Social status

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 - 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 - Bod18458

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 26


1st Ballad

Title: A song on James M'Donald, who was executed in Longford for the murder of Anne O'Brien

First Line: Oh! young men and old, I now make bold, pray lend to me an ear

Themes:  Murder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 148

Title: Banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: 'Tis of a farmer's daughter, so beautiful I am told

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12825

Title: Barney Buntling

First Line: One night came on a hurricane

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 820

Title: Burns and his Highland Mary

First Line: In green Caledonia there ne'er were two lovers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 3329

Title: Bundle and go

First Line: Clyde's bonny banks where the heather is blooming

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 2419

Title: Deeds of Napoleon

First Line: You heroes of the day, who are lively, brave and gay

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V30579

Title: A new song on Michael Davitt

First Line: Then up with the flag, raised by Davitt, our head

Tune: Garryowen

Subjects:  Davitt, Michael, 1846-1906

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2856

Title: Drunkard's looking glass

First Line: What will a drunkard do for ale?

Notes:  Preceded by: The drunkard's catechism

Themes:  Drunkenness

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1153

Title: The farewell to folly

First Line: Farewell landlords, farewell jerry

Themes:  Drunkenness

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3706

Title: The moon is on the waters

First Line: When the moon is on the waters

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8189

Title: She died for love, and he for glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 40(17)

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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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Edition - Bod11299

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: Richard March & Co., St. James's Walk, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918

Series Identifier: March's Edition of New Songs and Ballads


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8832

Title: Unfit for publication

First Line: I am really the most virtuous young fellow in creation

Themes:  EntertainmentsTheatersMusic halls

2nd Ballad

Title: I'm fond of eating, fond of drinking

First Line: Sammy Fly it is my name

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5543

Title: Come kiss, let's be friends

First Line: The course of true love ne'er ran smooth

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12846

Title: A raspberry tart with a little poke bonnet

First Line: Behold in me a real gone coon

Themes:  Excursions

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2735

Title: The captain with his whiskers

First Line: As they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4553

Title: The empty cradle, baby's gone

First Line: Little empty cradle, treasur'd now with care

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V32286

Title: Madame Rachel, or, Beautiful for ever

First Line: Oh, ladies, have you heard the news, the topic of the day?

Themes:  FraudsMarriage brokers

8th Ballad

Title: When Tom comes home

First Line: Now, Bessie my darling, come dry up your eyes

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V20448

Title: Oh what a lark!

First Line: Sally Jones, she was a widow

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V32629

Title: Here's another kind love

First Line: While strolling out the other night a friend of mine, Joe Blake

Themes:  Drinking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5277

Title: My heart is in a flutter

First Line: My heart is in a flutter

Performers:  Harcourt, George

12th Ballad

Title: Who shaved the pig?

First Line: The name I bear is Sammy Strop

Authors:  Pinder, J.Dodsworth, J.

Performers:  Wynne, John

Themes:  Barbers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3218

Title: Never marry your mother-in-law

First Line: There's a very old saying as old as the hills

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5033

Title: My Katty, kiss 'em

First Line: I've caught at last my Katty dear

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25174

Title: Make it as smooth as you can

First Line: As we travel through life many people we meet

16th Ballad

Title: In memory of the gallant 24th

First Line: They left the shores of Old England

Tune: I don't mean to tell you her name

Authors:  March, Richard

Themes:  Zulu War, 1879

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V27760

Title: The military

First Line: I am so fond of the army, a soldier's life would charm me

Performers:  Zimmer, Maggie (Mrs. H.R. Skinner), d. 1893

Themes:  Soldiers

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V6077

Title: Oh! ain't it pe-cu-li-ar

First Line: If to blow my own trumpet I may be so bold

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1292

Title: On the banks of the silvery Thames

First Line: She lived with her ma, and her crusty da-da

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V4830

Title: A scientific simpleton

First Line: A scientific simpleton who struggled fame to gain

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13774

Title: Ever of thee

First Line: Ever of thee I'm fondly dreaming

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6628

Title: Nellie, or Ten past nine

First Line: I'm off to my appointment now

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3020

Title: There's another jolly row down stairs

First Line: I'm one of those fellows who like quiet life

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V11483

Title: My sweet forget-me-not

First Line: My love's a little blue-eyed girl

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V20447

Title: Oh sweet Selina!

First Line: A poet midst his midnight oil

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V34824

Title: A cheer for our gallant 24th

First Line: As often before I have told you

Performers:  Davies, Minnie

Themes:  MilitaryZulu War, 1879

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V3846

Title: O Fred, tell them to stop

First Line: No doubt you have heard of the great Fancy Fair

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V21067

Title: Angels guard her now

First Line: Hush, tread lightly, do not wake

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V8934

Title: Flirting with the fairies

First Line: A fig say I for quietude, I am the boy for fun

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V12997

Title: Hey for the life of a soldier

First Line: When I was an infant, gossips would say

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V20785

Title: Farewell to Jumbo

First Line: Poor Jumbo's going to leave us all

Tune: Auld lang syne

Themes:  EntertainmentsZoos

32nd Ballad

Title: The contented blacksmith

First Line: The blacksmith sings from morn till night

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8153

Title: It's bound to be right in the morning

First Line: I've heard men say when married they could not go out at night

34th Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu, adieu, my only life

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

35th Ballad

Title: I'm so modest and retiring

First Line: I'm a girl so very bashful

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V20300

Title: Peter and Paul

First Line: Now Peter and Paul were remarkable chaps

Authors:  Anthony, George

Performers:  Martell, Harry

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V6075

Title: Meggie and Jo

First Line: I'm a happy-go-lucky, gay sort of chap, I dance and I sing all the day

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V30410

Title: The man at the wheel or, Why did she leave me?

First Line: Behold me, the Captain of a steamboat

Performers:  Seymour, Frank, d. 1891

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V29747

Title: Mary had a little lamb

First Line: Mary, sweet Mary, the maid of the inn

Notes:  Verse and prose

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V29837

Title: Our marriage bells are ringing

First Line: Our marriage bells are ringing

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V14270

Title: The never-empty cradle or Cradle's crowded -- twins is born

First Line: Never empty cradle! though you're in my care

Themes:  Family life

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13505

Title: Grandmother's watch. The popular reply to \"Grandfather's clock\"

First Line: My Grandmother's watch was of wonderful make

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20441

Title: Oh! dinna ask me gin I lo'e ye

First Line: Oh! dinna ask me gin I lo'e ye

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V6075

Title: Oh! ain't I having a day

First Line: I'm a happy-go-lucky, gay sort of a chap, I dance and I sing all the day

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V32127

Title: \"Our ship\"

First Line: Blow! blow! blow! the storm is at its height

Themes:  Sailing

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V20217

Title: Swinging to and fro

First Line: If you want to give your girl a treat, I'll tell you what to do

Themes:  Amusements

47th Ballad

Title: Send that cook to me

First Line: Kind people pray attention pay

Themes:  Servants

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V6286

Title: The old village school

First Line: 'Tis standing there yet, though the stern hand of time

Themes:  Rural society

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V20370

Title: Out on the tiles

First Line: A little mouse once told me that

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V20375

Title: \"Outside, please!!\"

First Line: I'm one that Nature's rounded on

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

Notes:  Verse and prose

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V10189

Title: Oh, dear me

First Line: I once fell in love with a fair young lady

52nd Ballad

Title: Ettie, hear the blue bird sing

First Line: Ettie, hear the blue bird sing

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7548

Title: Oh, you pretty soul

First Line: I met a lass the other day

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V21560

Title: Oh, what a beauty

First Line: Maria loved the Squire and the Squire so they say

Themes:  Countryman in London

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V1663

Title: Old friend, here's your good health

First Line: I like the man who's jolly

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V26173

Title: St. George, and merry England

First Line: There are three nations on the earth

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Themes:  PatriotismUnited Kingdom

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V9175

Title: Oh! Father, dear Father, the brokers are in

First Line: Oh! father, dear father, come home with me now

Themes:  Drunkenness

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V20393

Title: \"Once more, Harry!\"

First Line: I'm a true-hearted fellow, so gay and so free

Notes:  Verse and prose

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V4407

Title: Something rather dangerous, something rather nice

First Line: To pass away the time I will endeavour

60th Ballad

Title: If England to herself be true

First Line: Where'er St. George's banner waves

Themes:  Patriotism

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V5236

Title: Good bye, Emily Jane

First Line: No doubt you will be awfully sad

Notes:  Verse and prose

62nd Ballad

Title: I say, cabby!

First Line: I'm known as the Earl of St. James's

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Dandies

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17977

Title: It is not on the Battle-field

First Line: It is not on the Battle-field

64th Ballad - Roud Number: 4277

Title: Just after the battle

First Line: Still upon the field of battle

Themes:  War

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V3911

Title: Happy Ann

First Line: I've lately joined the Army

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Salvation Army

66th Ballad - Roud Number: 3765

Title: Over the garden wall

First Line: Oh, my love stood under the walnut tree

67th Ballad - Roud Number: 13941

Title: Oh, dem golden slippers!

First Line: Oh, my golden slippers am laid away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V20060

Title: All round the squares

First Line: My friend[s] all say I'm half insane

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

69th Ballad - Roud Number: 5878

Title: My heart's in the Highlands

First Line: My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V1922

Title: A rolling stone gathers no moss

First Line: As we pass along life, how many we see

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V20015

Title: Tommy's birthday

First Line: I live with my respected Ma and little sisters three

Performers:  Francis, James

72nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7372

Title: The ring my mother wore

First Line: The earth has many treasures rare, in gems and golden ore

73rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32333

Title: When shall I send you a cradle

First Line: Young Brown was about to get married and he

Themes:  Family life

74th Ballad - Roud Number: V10529

Title: Quite the lady

First Line: While walking one night beneath the gas light

Themes:  Prostitution

75th Ballad - Roud Number: V8731

Title: Mother, he's going away

First Line: \"Sure now what are you crying for, Nelly?\"

Themes:  Irish

76th Ballad - Roud Number: V12923

Title: The family man or Father, what have you got for us?

First Line: A family man you see in me

77th Ballad - Roud Number: V14812

Title: The lash

First Line: Hush, niggers all, de old man's sleeping

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

78th Ballad

Title: Now you are married I wish you joy

First Line: When I was a child how I used to play

79th Ballad - Roud Number: V8213

Title: Leave it alone

First Line: When I was a boy I oft got in a row

80th Ballad - Roud Number: V8066

Title: One kiss more

First Line: Eyes are bright, teeth are white

Performers:  Sisters Leamar

81st Ballad - Roud Number: V34647

Title: Is there any harm in that?

First Line: I am a simple maiden

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