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Edition - Bod10756

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7714

Title: The vacant chair

First Line: We shall meet, but we shall miss him

Authors:  Washburn, Henry Stevenson, 1813-1903

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20311

Title: The pence and the pounds

First Line: Some people they always are sighing

Themes:  Thrift

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2997

Title: Write me a letter from home

First Line: Lonely I sit me and weep

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Firth c.26(192)

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Edition - Bod4256

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Dealer in Songs, Toy-books &c. No. 38 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Ethiopian. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21877

Title: Beauteous Lizzie Fane

First Line: You ask me why my joy has flown

Authors:  Holder, E.G.B.

Performers:  Bryant's and Christy's MinstrelsBryant's MinstrelsChristy Minstrels

Harding B 18(32)

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Edition - Bod6476

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7849

Title: Going down Holborn Hill

First Line: I was promenading out one lovely morn

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: I often dream of Nelly Gray

Attributation: Composed by M.W. Balfe

Authors:  Balfe, M.W. (Michael William), 1808-1870

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Firth b.25(150)

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Edition - Bod13259

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15549

Title: No use whatever! Parody on \"Awfully clever\"

First Line: Oh, once I was happy and single

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: I often dream of Nelly Gray

Attributation: Composed by M.W. Balfe

Authors:  Balfe, M.W. (Michael William), 1808-1870

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Notes:  The same setting as in Firth b.25(150)

Firth c.20(155)

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Edition - Bod13351

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer, 123, Union St., Boro

Notes:  Harding B 11(3771) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 136


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: It's of an old green valley, on the old Kentucky shore

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13771

Title: Gipsy's tent

First Line: Our fire on the turf and tent 'neath the hill

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V449

Title: There is a flower that bloometh

First Line: There is a flower that bloometh

Harding B 11(3770)

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Edition - Bod7119

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine & Song Printer & Publisher 177, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Harding B 11(3770) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 136


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: It's of an old green valley, on the old Kentucky shore

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13771

Title: Gipsy's tent

First Line: Our fire on the turf and tent 'neath the hill

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V449

Title: There is a flower that bloometh

First Line: There is a flower that bloometh

Harding B 11(3771)

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Edition - Bod7425

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Machine Printer, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 692


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3901

Title: Happy costermonger Bill

First Line: I'm a member of a class of boys

Attributation: Written and composed by Mr. Frank W. Egerton expressly for Jolly little Lewis ... and ... Fred. Rickards, Liverpool

Authors:  Egerton, Frank W.

Performers:  LewisRickards, Fred

Performance Locations:  Liverpool

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4626

Title: Nelly's gone for ever

First Line: Leaving the village at the dawning

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7365

Title: Bom, bom, bom, or, Pretty Polly Pringle

First Line: I'll sing s [sic] tale, and tell a song

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Themes:  Rejected suitorPolice

Firth b.26(66)

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Firth c.14(310)

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Edition - Bod7623

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12895

Title: When the cock begins to crow

First Line: Many siuggards [sic] I have seen, of many I have read

Attributation: Written and sung by Harry Linn

Authors:  Linn, Harry, 1846-1890

Performers:  Linn, Harry, 1846-1890

Themes:  Sloth

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 11721

Title: Rock me to sleep, mother

First Line: Backward, turn backward oh, time in your flight

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6064

Title: After the opera is over

First Line: After the opera's over

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Firth c.26(297)

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Edition - Bod14297

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 123, Union St., Boro' S.E.


Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: I often dream of Nelly gray

Attributation: M.W. Balfe, composer

Authors:  Balfe, M.W. (Michael William), 1808-1870

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Harding B 16(166a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19128

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, Seven [D]ials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2689

Title: Willie, we have missed you

First Line: Oh, Willie, is it you dear

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15287

Title: Who shall be fairest

First Line: Who shall be fairest

Johnson Ballads 1143

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Edition - Bod20725

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 996


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24497

Title: Kiss me mother kiss your darling

First Line: Kiss me mother, kiss your darling

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Themes:  Death - children

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3561

Title: The stars will light me home

First Line: When far away from thee, love

Harding B 11(2006)

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Edition - Bod21805

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 813


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30851

Title: She'd a wink and a style that charmed me

First Line: I say, boys, have you seen my Maria?

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4966

Title: Mollie darling

First Line: Won't you tell me, Mollie, darling

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1405

Title: The morning star

First Line: Dame Nature has sprinled [sic] her choicest flowers

2806 c.16(100)

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Harding B 11(3485)

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