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Edition - Bod1029

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., St. James's [Walk ...]

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Imprint damaged. Large format


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20590

Title: The mesmerist

First Line: The secret \"How to mezmerize\" I learned some time ago

Authors:  Seldon, A.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

2nd Ballad

Title: Farewell Allanna

First Line: Farewell Allanna! farewell asthore!

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4030

Title: A modern medley. Or The singing barmaid

First Line: There is a damsel fair to see

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V940

Title: It is not the tear at this moment shed

First Line: It is not the tear at this moment shed

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V433

Title: Steer my bark to Erin's isle

First Line: Oh, I have roamed o'er many lands

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V28907

Title: Louisa's lovers

First Line: Of a giddy young girl named Louisa I'll sing

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V29069

Title: The consequence

First Line: Take my tip, here's a snip

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Powell

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

9th Ballad

Title: Give him my kind regards

First Line: When my friend Brown was leaving town

Attributation: Written, composed and sung by Lester Barrett

Authors:  Barrett, Lester

Performers:  Barrett, Lester

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V19541

Title: The song of the last harper

First Line: Ah! dark are the halls where your ancestors revell'd

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V32482

Title: He'll get it where he's gone to now

First Line: Poor Jenkins was a chilly man, which no one can deny

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V6115

Title: Robin Hood up to date

First Line: Some people praise the good old days

Authors:  Lennard, Horace, d. 1920Andrews, Bond

Performers:  Chard, Kate, 1862-1942

13th Ballad

Title: The longer you linger

First Line: What a thing 'tis to be hungry and to see good grub about

Authors:  Maurice, George, d. 1903

Performers:  Champion, Harry, 1866-1942

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V34988

Title: On my own!

First Line: I'm always independent as I frequently have shewn

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

15th Ballad

Title: We had to part

First Line: Of course you've all been more or less deep in love

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3343

Title: Fly care to the winds

First Line: Fly care to the winds, thus I blow thee away

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V32268

Title: Wives

First Line: You will all have heard of \"rhino\"

Authors:  Miller, BenNorman, Robert

Performers:  Rowland, F.

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V4852

Title: Poor thing

First Line: Sal Smith was a nice girl, but so shy, Poor thing!

Authors:  Morton, Richard

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V12012

Title: Love's rebuke

First Line: Ye hapless ones who say, \"Love's but a dream\"

Performers:  McKay, Iver

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2976

Title: The wanderer's return

First Line: When, as a lad, long years ago

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V5370

Title: I whistle and wait for Kate

First Line: After business you will find me

Authors:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

22nd Ballad

Title: Hi! diddle diddle

First Line: Since the day of Jubilation there's been no sensation

Authors:  Robson, T.F.

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V21951

Title: Very difficult to please

First Line: I'm the victim of a delicate, discriminating taste

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V18355

Title: Timothy Tubbs

First Line: Tim Tubbs was very tubby and

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7577

Title: Peggy Cline

First Line: \"Katie Connor\" and her beau

Authors:  Kelly, A.T.Murphy, C.W., 1875-1913Levy, Maurice

Performers:  Rafferty, Pat, 1861-1952

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 13392

Title: The harp that once throug[h] Tara's halls

First Line: The harp that once through Tara's halls

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V30098

Title: They all came back

First Line: I have a birthday every year, and sometimes two or three

Attributation: Written composed and sung by Lester Barrett

Authors:  Barrett, Lester

Performers:  Barrett, Lester

28th Ballad

Title: The moral maid

First Line: There lived a moral maid in the year of sixty three

Performers:  Moore, Alec, 1861-1896

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V3804

Title: The coster's Sunday out

First Line: You've heard a lot of talk about this moke of Mister 'Awkins

Performers:  Lundberg, Ada, 1850-1899Mason, Fred, 1868-1895

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3802

Title: The working man's Sunday at home

First Line: There's just now a botheration agitation and vexation

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

Themes:  Working hours

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V32274

Title: I havn't made any enquiries

First Line: A young man who once heard me sing stood up and said

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28035

Title: The girl was young and pretty

First Line: I'll sing you a song with a moral about

Attributation: Written composed & sung by Charles Chaplin

Authors:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20428

Title: Oh! we've got a lot of 'em

First Line: There are lots of ladies in this world

Performers:  Vance, Eunice

34th Ballad

Title: Some sang high, some sang low

First Line: I went to a musical party

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V10017

Title: Blowhard's brass band

First Line: I've often heard that music's charms will soothe the savage breast

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V25216

Title: Reconciled

First Line: After years of life apart

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V2917

Title: The road to paradise

First Line: Where busy people throng the street

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V4122

Title: Norah's message

First Line: Ah surely thou wilt not forsake me

Performers:  Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V19511

Title: My gentle harp

First Line: My gentle harp, once more I waken

40th Ballad

Title: His first offence

First Line: In an officer's tent, far away from old Ireland

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  ArmyIrish

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V21039

Title: There's a good time coming

First Line: Boys when you're going to get wed

Performers:  Vance, Eunice

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9903

Title: Three jolly tars

First Line: Now, once upon a time there were three jolly tars

Authors:  Oxenford, Edward, 1847-1929

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8156

Title: She was right

First Line: Of all the artful women it has

Performers:  Joyce, Sid

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V1086

Title: Scenes that are brightest

First Line: Scenes that are brightest may charm awhile

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V15747

Title: Not the only one

First Line: I always make the best of thing[s]

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V6766

Title: Sweetheart

First Line: I stand beneath the trysting tree

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V23401

Title: That's how it's done

First Line: Once I would refust an invite

Performers:  Leno, Dan, 1860-1904

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V4625

Title: Nellie and May, sisters were they

First Line: I will tell you a story which the shades of life will show

Authors:  Kelly, John T., 1855-1922

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V26694

Title: I didn't know

First Line: I once was asked to sing, at some

Attributation: Author, composer, and singer, Austin Rudd

Authors:  Rudd, Austin

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V25729

Title: Hello, Mary!

First Line: Now in that neat cot at the foot of the hill

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V9467

Title: Never judge by appearance

First Line: One day I thought I'd try my friends and see if they were true

Authors:  Hart, Joseph

Performers:  Lawlor, Charles B., 1852-1925

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6189

Title: Love has eyes

First Line: Love's blind, they say

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20490

Title: Now then Molly

First Line: I live with my granny, in a pretty home

Authors:  McCarthy, W.H.

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V28017

Title: Katie my own

First Line: Now, I want to tell you about my sweetheart

Authors:  Tilbury, Walter

Performers:  Lawrence, Katie

55th Ballad - Roud Number: 4822

Title: Little Annie Rooney

First Line: [A] winning way, a pleasant smile

Attributation: Written, composed, and sung by Michael Nolan

Authors:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

Performers:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V35121

Title: King of the boys

First Line: In life we see some funny things, no matter where we go

Authors:  St. Leonards, C.Manhill, James, 1848-1899Cleve, Joseph

Performers:  Robina, Fanny, 1862-1927

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V32669

Title: That's what I call plucky!

First Line: We very often hear folks praise

Authors:  Howard, CarlPether, H.E.

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V29925

Title: Marjor-ie! Marjor-osh!

First Line: A maiden fair was mashed on me

Authors:  Morton, RichardPether, H.E.

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V8625

Title: My hat's a brown 'un

First Line: Why is it people gaze at me

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

60th Ballad

Title: Sweethearts

First Line: In a far off, quaint old village

Authors:  Willmott, CharlesPether, H.E.

Performers:  Howard, Lizzie, 1864-1901

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin, how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Themes:  Ireland

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14020

Title: Mary Green

First Line: Close beside a running brook just outside the town

Authors:  Lamb, Henry

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V12435

Title: Erin, O Erin!

First Line: Like the bright lamp that shone in Kildare's holy fane

Themes:  Ireland

65th Ballad

Title: That pie! Parody on \"For you\"

First Line: Old Time may shuffle on, my love

Performers:  Raeburn, Sam, 1865-1890

66th Ballad

Title: Norah

First Line: Let others sing of maidens fair

Authors:  Robson, T.F.

Performers:  Rafferty, Pat, 1861-1952

67th Ballad - Roud Number: V12392

Title: Avenging and bright

First Line: Avenging and bright fell the swift sword of Erin

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V25980

Title: We've all been there

First Line: Don't think that I have just arrived from some seafaring town

Performers:  Ford, Harry, d. 1894

69th Ballad - Roud Number: V29938

Title: Didn't we lower the tiddley

First Line: My friends, you must excuse me, please; I've been upon the spree

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Fairburn, George, 1864-1918

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V752

Title: Norah, the pride of Kildare

First Line: As beauteous as Flora, is charming young Norah

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V24957

Title: Rumfoozler's club

First Line: I've joined the famed Rumfoozler's Club, quite ignored my favourite pub

Attributation: Composed and Sung by Leo Dryden

Authors:  Dryden, Leo

Performers:  Dryden, Leo

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Edition - Bod99

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., 18, St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: March's Royalty Songs 56


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 608

Title: Down in a cottage

First Line: Down in a cottage near a wood

Performers:  Redfern, Sam

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10152

Title: The dear old stile

First Line: As twilight softly gathers round

Performers:  Torr, Clara

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1229

Title: Loving tears

First Line: Ah love, the sun is sinking into the silent sea

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4474

Title: Little children

First Line: You are glad, O little children

Performers:  Elliott, Meredyth

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V10142

Title: Dreaming of home and mother

First Line: Dreaming of home, dear old home!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

7th Ballad

Title: I was there

First Line: Now here I am in luck again I've been to see a fight

Performers:  Kavanagh, J.H., d. 1907

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V376

Title: Dear mother, I've come home to die

First Line: Dear mother, I remember well

9th Ballad

Title: He's in the Asylum now

First Line: The author of this song when young

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V5732

Title: Good old Mary Ann

First Line: Perhaps I'm right to think you've heard of good old Mary Ann

Performers:  Murray, Slade

11th Ballad

Title: Felise

First Line: While the soft twilights close

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V232

Title: The better land

First Line: I hear thee speak of the Better Land

Authors:  Cowen, Frederick Hymen, Sir, 1852-1935

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home, sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9221

Title: The life boat crew

First Line: Old England can boast of her heroes brave

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V26844

Title: Only bubbles

First Line: Why what is the matter, my darling?

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6674

Title: Jeanie Gordon, or, A shilling and a kiss

First Line: Behold, among the Highland Lads

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 559

Title: Young country squire

First Line: There's a young country squire, so I have been told

Authors:  Ware, George

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V35015

Title: Come and have a tiddley!

First Line: My dear wife's darling mother came

Performers:  Fancourt, Tom

20th Ballad

Title: That was before my time

First Line: I hear people say that us girls of to-day

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V9480

Title: Pretty mocking bird

First Line: Living echo, bird of eve

Authors:  Morton, T.Bishop, Henry Rowley, Sir, 1786-1855

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1607

Title: Excelsior

First Line: The shades of night were falling fast

Authors:  Lindsay, Miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3332

Title: The beggar child's dream

First Line: The snow had robed the earth in white

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V3858

Title: \"I can tell it by your bumps\"

First Line: Behold a man of science

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

Themes:  Phrenology

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V32285

Title: Aren't they pretty?

First Line: Of course, we all well know, the ladies like to go

Themes:  Shopping

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V29943

Title: Tiddy fol lol

First Line: There's a party I know, tiddy fol lol, tiddy fol lol

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

28th Ballad

Title: Encore! a bottle more

First Line: A long time in one house had lived

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V5297

Title: Give me back my heart again

First Line: Give me back my heart again

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V18290

Title: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

First Line: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

Authors:  Shakespeare, William

Performers:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786

31st Ballad

Title: At eventide

First Line: 'Tis eventide, the sky is golden

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

33rd Ballad

Title: Heart's ease

First Line: In thy garden blooms a flower

Performers:  Heald, Joseph

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V12097

Title: We drew his club money this morning

First Line: Micky Rooney went and joined

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

Themes:  Salvation Army

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V20861

Title: A free lance am I

First Line: My sword by my side, I merrily ride

Performers:  Federici, Frederick, d. 1888

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V20229

Title: Starlight

First Line: Starlight only shone above you

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V6072

Title: Because she ain't built that way

First Line: Why is it a woman can't climb up a tree

Performers:  Hunter, G.W.

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V21952

Title: Oh! Mr. Jackson

First Line: Behold in me a victim of a House of Lords' decision

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  MarriageSex role

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V28429

Title: Marnie's wedding

First Line: Come over the hills with garlands and flowers

40th Ballad

Title: Illustration

First Line: In singing songs most people have their own peculiar style

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V4573

Title: Beautiful sleep!

First Line: Sleep! sleep! beautiful sleep

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8074

Title: Is it wrong to kiss?

First Line: Is it wrong to kiss asked a timid maid

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V32739

Title: That awful yeo ho!

First Line: The sailors were seated in a ring

Performers:  Roberts, Egbert

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Deserted by declining years

First Line: Deserted by declining day

46th Ballad

Title: \"He said to me\"

First Line: A lady fair with terra cotta hair

Authors:  Hickman, C.D.

Performers:  Pelham, Paul

Themes:  Prostitution

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V28035

Title: The girl was young and pretty

First Line: I'll sing a song with a moral about

Attributation: Written Composed & Sung by Charles Chaplin

Authors:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

48th Ballad

Title: I couldn't get in!

First Line: One morn, on pleasure I was bound

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865

Performers:  Bignell, Charles

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

50th Ballad

Title: A tale of the sea, or Shipwrecked

First Line: Winds were howling, waves were raging

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

51st Ballad

Title: Fishing

First Line: When two little boys going out for the day

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

52nd Ballad

Title: Thine only thine

First Line: One golden eve long years ago

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20648

Title: Adieu or Radoo

First Line: Radoo, Radoo, kind friends Radoo, Radoo, Radoo

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V20918

Title: Gently does the trick

First Line: Some people in this world go very much too fast

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V2859

Title: 'Ave a glass, won't yer?

First Line: [I] ain't a particular strong-minded chap

56th Ballad

Title: True love lives long

First Line: I sat at the open lattice, and heard the billows roar

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V27965

Title: Fatherland

First Line: When Saxon Alfred rul'd our land, and strove to make his people great

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V5529

Title: Fairweather friends

First Line: I used to have a bosom friend, I used to call him Jack

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V4852

Title: Poor thing

First Line: Sal Smith was a nice girl, but so shy, poor thing!

Authors:  Morton, Richard

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V20399

Title: The old home down on the farm

First Line: When a boy I used to dwell

Authors:  DuBois, Gustavus

Performers:  Howard, H.J.

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V10129

Title: After long years

First Line: The Christmas log is burning bright

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2858

Title: As in a looking glass

First Line: Seen, as in a looking glass are our thoughts where'er we go

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V26984

Title: The cross of St. Paul's

First Line: When the moors are blue with heather, and the autumn breezes blow

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V29078

Title: Flowers from home

First Line: Flowers from home! her pale cheek flushes

65th Ballad

Title: The other day

First Line: Tis well nigh twenty years agone

66th Ballad

Title: England is England still

First Line: There are those in the dear land of England

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

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Edition - Bod663

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements, poems, and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: R. March & Co.'s Sole Right Edition 37


1st Ballad

Title: Is it any injustice to England?

First Line: I was thinking tonight, as I sat in the gloaming

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8671

Title: A health to thee, Tom Moor[e]

First Line: My boat is on the shore

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5266

Title: Pretty pond lilies

First Line: Whilst waiting in the lane for you, darling

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5839

Title: Stick to the whisky you're used to

First Line: To London repaired from the purty green Isle

Performers:  Leslie, Fred

Themes:  Irish - England

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

6th Ballad

Title: The Irish Italian grinder. Or, The Irish Mickey

First Line: You'd think by the style of my cost [sic]

Authors:  Duffy, H.A.Powell, Orlando

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Themes:  Organ-grinders

7th Ballad

Title: He's gone

First Line: I'm going home, said a masher bold

Performers:  Jones, Paul

8th Ballad

Title: Dear love

First Line: I do not dare to tell thee, dear

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4783

Title: The horn of chase

First Line: To join the chase at break of day

10th Ballad

Title: The brothers Maloney

First Line: The brothers Maloney were rollicking boys

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Sullivan, Rose, 1863-1895

Subjects:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V28723

Title: The English rose

First Line: Among the fairest flowers that Dame Nature grows

Performers:  Robina, Florrie, 1867-1953

Themes:  Patriotism

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V31103

Title: They're after me

First Line: To be a man sought after ev'rywhere is rather sweet

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Themes:  TimesNationalityRoyal family

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V29903

Title: Fairly knocked the Yankees in Chicago

First Line: I have always had a notion, I should cause a great commotion

Authors:  Walsh, James

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952Stockwell, Walter

Subjects:  Chicago (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishWorld's Fair, Chicago

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V4508

Title: Mutual pity

First Line: Tom, ever jovial, ever gay

15th Ballad
16th Ballad

Title: Welcome home

First Line: How sweet it is for wanderers

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V17183

Title: Songs of childhood

First Line: Songs of childhood! how they haunt us

Performers:  Elliott, Meredith

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V29124

Title: When the winkle man goes by

First Line: Say, boys, on Sunday what a treat!

Themes:  Street traders

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V20490

Title: Now then Molly

First Line: I live with my granny, in a pretty home

Themes:  Irish

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V30100

Title: That moved him

First Line: A quiet little street is mine, and quietness is right

Authors:  Morton, R.

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V6243

Title: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

First Line: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned

First Line: There was an old nigger, his name was Uncle Ned

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

23rd Ballad

Title: Tit for tat

First Line: If you cross the hill by my father's mill

24th Ballad

Title: Hi! Kelly!

First Line: Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! bring your boat

Themes:  Boating

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V1629

Title: When will you meet me again Norah?

First Line: When will you meet me again, Norah?

26th Ballad

Title: They all take after me

First Line: Folks say I ought to think myself the luckiest of men

Authors:  Connor, T.W.

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  IrishFamily life

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh, have you not heard of Kate Kearney

Authors:  Morgan, Sydney, Lady Morgan

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V1753

Title: They say there is some distant land

First Line: They say there is some distant land

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V6762

Title: Daddy wouldn't buy me a sweetheart

First Line: I'm not a silly sort of girl

Authors:  Godwin, WillPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Forrest, Arthur, 1858-1908

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V2976

Title: The wanderer's return

First Line: When, as a lad, long years ago

Authors:  Atkins, NortonPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

31st Ballad

Title: Good health to the bridal pair

First Line: Myself and my relatives -- also the lodger --

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Reece, Arthur

Themes:  Royal family

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32457

Title: If I hear that again I shall clear the court

First Line: Pray, usher, cry \"Silence,\" I now take my seat

Performers:  Fairburn, George, 1864-1918

Subjects:  Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Themes:  Courts and law

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V10154

Title: Dear old boy

First Line: What a lot a pals we have when we've got the rhino

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V8762

Title: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

First Line: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

Subjects:  Ireland

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V2158

Title: Let Erin remember the days of old

First Line: Let Erin remember the days of old

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Subjects:  Ireland

36th Ballad

Title: How they do it

First Line: Have you ever watched the fellows

Performers:  Leslie, Fanny, 1856-1935

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V13542

Title: The wanderer

First Line: There's a grey-hair'd old woman who mourns for her boy

Performers:  Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V9264

Title: Old England's a lion

First Line: Old England's a lion, stretch'd out at his ease

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

39th Ballad - Roud Number: 18834

Title: There is a tavern in the town

First Line: There is a tavern in the town, in the town

Authors:  Hills, W.H.

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V30343

Title: His mother'll lose a son

First Line: A blackguard named Jack Hollagan's the biggest scamp in town

Authors:  Brown, Tom

Performers:  Caffery, Frank

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare --

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25419

Title: Boys will be boys

First Line: A pretty little boy was Ned, when quite a little nipper on my knee

Authors:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

Performers:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2084

Title: Paddy's pastoral rhapsody

First Line: As Molly the other day, sir

Attributation: Sung by the Author in his Irish Evenings

44th Ballad - Roud Number: 5207

Title: Teddy O'Neal

First Line: I've seen the mud cabin he danced his wild jig in

Themes:  Irish

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V21112

Title: The blarney

First Line: Oh, did you ne'er hear of the Blarney

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V13985

Title: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

First Line: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin, how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Subjects:  Ireland

48th Ballad

Title: Kate O'Grady

First Line: They say that an Irishman dotes on three things

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  Carney, Tom, 1859-1911

Subjects:  Ireland

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V8065

Title: The story of a kiss

First Line: The girl I adore is a charmer divine

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Godfrey, Charles, 1851-1900

50th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood, was a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V20280

Title: The press gang

First Line: Sit round the galley fire, my lads, and listen while I sing

Authors:  Watson, Michael, d. 1889

Themes:  Sailors

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win the day

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32778

Title: Hi, boys! hi, boys! or Uncle Joes spree

First Line: I, from the country came up

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

Themes:  Countryman in LondonEntertainments

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V3548

Title: Guiding light

First Line: White crested is the murky sea

Authors:  Bingham, G.C.Henry, John

Themes:  Shipwreck

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

Themes:  Emigration

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Subjects:  Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900

Themes:  Theaters

57th Ballad

Title: \"Out\"

First Line: In the Gentlemen's bar at the \"Crumpet and Pig,\"

Authors:  Wilmott, C.

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V32274

Title: I havn't made any enquiries

First Line: A young man who once heard me sing stood up and said

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

59th Ballad

Title: In darkest London

First Line: I don't see why old General Booth

Authors:  Lonsdale, T.S.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Subjects:  Booth, William, 1829-1912

Themes:  Salvation Army

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V17613

Title: Don't run down the Irish

First Line: It seems to be the thing, tho' I

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Irish

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V6629

Title: Voices of the past

First Line: To-night the bells of mem'ry chime

Authors:  Lennox, Lindsay

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12012

Title: Love's rebuke

First Line: Ye hapless ones who say, \"Love's but a dream,\"

Performers:  McKay, Iver

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V25725

Title: The difference between east and west

First Line: Many people love the study of our fellow folk, mankind

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Entertainments

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V13842

Title: Sing, sweet harp

First Line: Sing, sweet harp, oh sing to me

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Themes:  Irish

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V4143

Title: A nice quiet week

First Line: Wilkins, and Winks, and Binks, and I, feeling our nerves undone

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

66th Ballad

Title: She put it in her diary

First Line: Now once there was a maiden who was up to every move

Performers:  LeBlanc, Marie

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentBreach of promise

67th Ballad

Title: The pretty little girl that I know

First Line: There's a pretty little girl that I know

Performers:  Coborn, Charles, 1852-1945

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V11429

Title: Sarah, Sarah. Or a donkey cart built for two

First Line: I've got such a nice young man

Authors:  Bedford, Harry

Performers:  Carney, Kate, 1868-1950

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