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Edition - Bod20246

Imprint Names:  King

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Imprint: King, Typ. 15, St. Augustine's Back, between the Draw and Stone bridges


Ballad - Roud Number: V1700

Title: The song of the shirt

First Line: With fingers weary and worn

Authors:  Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845

Themes:  Seamstresses

Johnson Ballads 2861

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Edition - Bod1843

Imprint Names:  King, W.

Imprint Locations:  Oxford

Date  [c.1835]

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. King, St. Peter's-le-Bailey, Oxford ... Sold also by J. Simons, 123, London-street, Reading

Notes:  Two titles attached. From the collection of F. Madan, Brasenose College. Large format


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: The fair maid of Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5686

Title: The violet girl

First Line: Come buy my pretty violets blue

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: \"God save the king\". For his majesty, William the IVth

First Line: God save our noble king

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V25658

Title: The new-mown hay

First Line: 'Twas in the morn when sweets disclose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down o'er the Baltic's broad billow

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: The green bushes

First Line: As I was walking one morning in May

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: Oh, no, we never mention her

First Line: Oh, no, we never mention her

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: With my village fair what lass can compare

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Poor Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Ywas [sic] one cold winter's night, when the wind

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: The flowing bowl

First Line: Come, landlord, fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: Jack Stedfast

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both messmates at sea

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly born in a bower

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: The wake of Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Tune: King of the Cannibal islands

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough, the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: Lads of the village

First Line: Where the lads of the village shall merrily ah

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 2674

Title: Remember love, remember

First Line: Twas ten o'clock one moonlight night

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: The broken pitcher

First Line: O where are you going so fast, pretty maid

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O, leave the gay and festive scene

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: Oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teuchland I came with my light ware all laden

Themes:  Street traders

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7561

Title: The pretty milkman

First Line: At dawn of day, when other folks

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Bonny moon

First Line: As I went to my cot at the close of the day

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Judy Callaghan

First Line: 'Twas on a windy night

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: The Swiss boy

First Line: Come arouse thee, arouse thee, my gay Swiss boy

Edition - Bod6869

Imprint Names:  King, W.

Imprint Locations:  Oxford

Imprint: W. King, Printer, St. Peter's-le-bailey, Oxford


Ballad - Roud Number: V20198

Title: Touch on the fashions

First Line: Good people attend, I'll sing you a song

Themes:  Fashions

Firth b.25(526)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13323

Imprint Names:  King, W.

Imprint Locations:  Oxford

Imprint: King, Printer, St. Peter's-le-bailey, Oxford


Ballad - Roud Number: V1078

Title: Sandy and Jessy

First Line: The moon shed her rays on the top of Ben Lomond

Tune: Jessy, the flower of Dumblain

Harding B 16(243a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13649

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City-road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3052

Title: Wonderful ducks

First Line: There was Jerry Mc.Grigg, and old mother Duck

Tune: Mistletoe bough

Authors:  Jackson, J.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3035

Title: Three cheers for an Irish stew. Parody on Red, White, and Blue

First Line: Some like red herrings, fresh from the ocean

Authors:  Perry, F.C.

Harding B 11(4293)

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Edition - Bod13676

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street City-road


Ballad - Roud Number: V20972

Title: You don't know what you can do till you try

First Line: I've been a gay youth in my time

Harding B 11(4347)

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Edition - Bod7820

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by G. Green, at his music stall, near the Turnpike, City road, and at Featherstone-street, City road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2224

Title: Bonnie Bessie Gray

First Line: Yestreen I met a winsome lass

Authors:  Glover, Charles William, 1806-1863

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1932

Title: Norah Macrea

First Line: Young Phelim O'Neil lov'd sweet Norah Macrea

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1884

Title: Our old tom cat

First Line: A dainty cove is our old tom cat

Notes:  A parody on Charles Dickens, \"Oh! a dainty plant is the ivy green\".

Firth b.28(30a)

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Harding B 11(2716)

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Edition - Bod7825

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  [1851]

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone street, City road


Ballad

Title: The big show coming

First Line: There's a big show coming boys, a big show coming

Tune: The good time coming

Attributation: Written by H. Wood, sung by Morgan, Ryland, &c.

Authors:  Wood, H.

Performers:  MorganRyland

Themes:  Great exhibition, 1851Trades

Firth b.28(31c)

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Edition - Bod7828

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by G. Green, at his music stall, near the Turnpike, City road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City road


Ballad - Roud Number: V32208

Title: Domestic felicity; or, Two sides to a question. New comic song

First Line: You ranting, roaring, rollicking boys

Tune: Lord Tom Noddy

Authors:  Ramsey, Mr.

Themes:  Marriage

Firth b.28(33a)

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Harding B 11(930)

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Edition - Bod10055

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7657

Title: Hamlet!

First Line: A hero's life I sing; his story shall my pen mark

Tune: Bob and Joan

Themes:  Hamlet

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8147

Title: God defend the right

First Line: Our country's standard floats above

Themes:  SailorsNaval

Firth c.19(215)

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Harding B 11(1452)

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Edition - Bod14498

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: King, Printer, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V29815

Title: La poker mad

First Line: What a fuss, egad

Tune: Humming all the trade is

Themes:  Dancing

Harding B 14(157)

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Edition - Bod14524

Imprint Names:  Broadsheet King

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Date  [c.1970]

Imprint: Broadsheet King


Ballad - Roud Number: 454

Title: Loving Hannah

First Line: I rode to church last Sunday

Edition - Bod14892

Imprint Names:  Broadsheet King

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Date  [c.1970]

Imprint: B.K.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32851

Title: Tim Evans

First Line: Tim Evans was a prisoner

Performers:  MacColl, Ewan

Opie P 550(24)

Notes:  Printed on pink paper.

Opie P 550(25)

Notes:  Printed on pink paper.

Edition - Bod14966

Imprint Names:  Broadsheet King

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Date  [c.1970]

Imprint: Broadsheet King


Ballad - Roud Number: 16

Title: Mr. Froggie

First Line: There was an old frog lived in a well

Authors:  Haworth, Leslie

Edition - Bod16660

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City road


Ballad - Roud Number: V21050

Title: Adulterations. A new comic song

First Line: Now they say in these go-ahead days I think sirs

Performers:  Herbert, J.

Themes:  FoodFrauds in trade

Harding B 23(24)

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Edition - Bod19409

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green at his Music Stall near the Turnpike City Road London


Ballad - Roud Number: 738

Title: Buffalo gals (American negro melody)

First Line: As I went lumb'rin' down de street

Performers:  Ethiopian serenaders

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Johnson Ballads 1414

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Edition - Bod19410

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by G. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City road, and at Featherstone Street, City Road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17069

Title: Over the sea!

First Line: Over the sea, over the sea

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5381

Title: It's no use teasing Polly

First Line: 'Twas on a summer's day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4522

Title: Come music with thy softest tone

First Line: Come music with thy softest tone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V32639

Title: Queen of my soul

First Line: Queen of my soul! whose star-like eyes

Johnson Ballads 1423

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Edition - Bod19411

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City-road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26245

Title: Unfurl the flags. Patriotic song

First Line: Unfurl the flags of liberty and teach the czar to read

Tune: Partant pour la Syrie

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Partant pour la Syrie

First Line: It was Dunois the young and brave

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15252

Title: What will they say in England?

First Line: What will they say in England?

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

Johnson Ballads 1430

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Edition - Bod19412

Imprint Names:  King, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City Road, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V6048

Title: [London exhibitions]

First Line: The names of two great warriors, whom here you may seee [sic]

Tune: Jim along Josey

Themes:  EntertainmentsIndians of North AmericaMadame Tussaud's

Johnson Ballads 1431

Notes:  Cropped top edge; lacks title


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Edition - Bod5150

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by G. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City Road, and at 27, Featherstone St., City Road

Notes:  Harding B 11(3768) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7258

Title: The theatrical alphabet

First Line: It's really very singular, as if it had been plann'd

Tune: Dicky birds

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30917

Title: The maiden and shepherd

First Line: A pretty young maiden sat on the grass

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3691

Title: Sailor boy's dream

First Line: On midnight ocean slumb'ring

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 20(299)

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Edition - Bod342

Imprint Names:  Hughes and King

Imprint Locations:  Oxford

Date  [1802]

Imprint: Hughes and King, Printers, Oxford


Ballad - Roud Number: V30392

Title: A poetical oration, not an ovation

First Line: Friends, freemen, citizens, lend me your ears

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Oxfordshire

Johnson Ballads fol. 274b

Notes:  MS note: The motto on Mr. Lockhart's carriage is Cordo sereta pando


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Edition - Bod6853

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City Road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City Road


Ballad - Roud Number: V6316

Title: Brixton tread mill. Parody on the Cottage and mill

First Line: Have you seen the new prison, no more you'll desire

Authors:  Newell, James

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century

Firth b.25(510)

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Firth c.17(77)

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Harding B 11(471)

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Johnson Ballads 1412

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Johnson Ballads 1413

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Edition - Bod6856

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by mr. Green, at his music stall, near the Turnpike, City-road


Ballad - Roud Number: V26643

Title: Grab, grab, grab

First Line: I goes out a conniving, as many others do

Tune: Trab, trab

Performers:  Moore, D.

Themes:  Robbery

Firth b.25(512)

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Harding B 11(1386)

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Johnson Ballads 1418

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Edition - Bod6857

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by G. Green, at his Music stall, near the Turnpike, City Road, and at Featherstone Street, City Road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20156

Title: The harmonic meeting

First Line: At the Nightingale the other night

Tune: My lord Tom Noddy

Performers:  Hutchings, H.S.

Themes:  Singing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21082

Title: The Baltic

First Line: To the Baltic's broad billows we go, boys

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Naval

Firth b.25(513)

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Firth c.12(71)

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Firth c.19(220)

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Harding B 11(1481)

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Edition - Bod6860

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by mr. Green, at his music stall, near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City-road


Ballad

Title: The kind-hearted girl

First Line: Of the obstinate buffer no doubt you have read

Authors:  Richards, J.

Performers:  Sharp, C.R.

Firth b.25(516)

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Firth b.28(32a)

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Harding B 11(1989)

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