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Edition - Bod5041

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: V4597

Title: My Nannie, O

First Line: Behind yon hills, where Stinchar flows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9902

Title: Glee for three voices

First Line: Amidst the myrtles as I walk'd

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: Hole in the ballad

First Line: Your laughter I'll try to provoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ballads

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20795

Title: Farewell Rosina

First Line: Farewell Rosina, lovely fair

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

First Line: Orynthia, my beloved, I call in vain

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away pretty moth

First Line: Fly away pretty moth to the shade

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9620

Title: An old man, &c

First Line: An old man would be wooing

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O! taste

First Line: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V6282

Title: Irish schoolmaster

First Line: Old Teddy O'Rook kept a nice little school

Notes:  Verse and prose

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry rows the bonny bark

First Line: O! merry row, O merry row

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V26262

Title: Our king and our country for ever

First Line: To friendship and love, round our gay jovial ring

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V5686

Title: The violet girl

First Line: Come buy my pretty violets blue

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 36(1)

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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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