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Edition - Bod4801

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26028

Title: Ri fum ti fum

First Line: If you will list I vow sirs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22803

Title: Lash'd to the Helm

First Line: In storms when clouds obscure the sky

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8409

Title: The De'il take the war

First Line: The de'il take the war that hurried Willie frae me

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V21197

Title: The Sovereign Driver

First Line: Arthur was a Coachman rare

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2827

Title: Little Sally

First Line: Come buy poor Sally's wooden ware

Themes:  Street traders

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young highlander

First Line: A Highland Lad my Love was born

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: Willow tree

First Line: Oh take me to your arms, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My Friend and Pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you young females wherever you be

Themes:  Perjury

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Barney Brallaghan's courtship

First Line: Twas o[n] a windy night

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land

First Line: Adieu my native land, adieu

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V33017

Title: Come soldier's cheer

First Line: Come Soldier's cheer for the danger's past

Subjects:  Tipu Sultan, Fath Ali, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V122

Title: Steady she goes, alls well

First Line: The British tar no peril knows

Themes:  Sailors

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

22nd Ballad
23rd Ballad
24th Ballad
Harding B 36(22)

Notes:  Mutilated; one ballad has been cut out of the sheet


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Edition - Bod4804

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5290

Title: The young weaver stole my heart away

First Line: I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland Home

First Line: My Highland Home where tempest blow

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour

6th Ballad

Title: Fair Hellen

First Line: Fair Helen like a lily grew, was beauty's fav'rite flower

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and stre [sic] around

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The Sun that lights the Roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha ha'e

First Line: Scots wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9833

Title: Love's a Tyrant

First Line: Love's a tyrant I can prove

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld Langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a Broom

First Line: From Tenchland [sic] I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The Oyster Girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair the month was May

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The Year that's awa

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

Themes:  New year

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan Water

First Line: On the banks of Allan Water

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing white Serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  Soldiers

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The Garden Gate

First Line: The day was spent the moon shone bright

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Bonnets of Blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa'

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland Laddie

First Line: A Highland Laddie heard of war

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The Kiss dear Maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid thy lips has left

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The King! God bless him

First Line: A Goblet of Burgundy fill, fill for me

Harding B 36(21)

Notes:  Mutilated; at least two ballads have been cut out of the sheet.


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