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Edition - Bod4695

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and sold by T. Watts, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3906

Title: Can she be happy now

First Line: She's deck'd with gold and jewel rare

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5272

Title: Is there a heart that never lov'd

First Line: Is there a heart that never lov'd

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13861

Title: Tis last rose of summer

First Line: 'Tis the last rose of summer

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2168

Title: Irish Molly O!

First Line: As I walked out one morning all in the month of may

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1657

Title: My master's gun

First Line: I'm a 'prentice boy, my name is bob

Themes:  Apprentices

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander

Themes:  Rhine, river

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Twas nature's gay day

First Line: 'Twas nature's gay day, bright smiling May day

Themes:  May day

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 949

Title: The storm

First Line: Cease rude boreas blusterous railer

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

Themes:  Naval

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V11620

Title: The pride of old Kentucky

First Line: Twas a sultry day, I guess

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7887

Title: Bright jewel of my eye

First Line: I've courted damsels brown and fair

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 6915

Title: My mamma did so before me

First Line: I am a brisk and lively lass

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: The brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak, the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history

15th Ballad

Title: For thee [...]

First Line: For thee [...]

Firth b.28(35)

Notes:  Imperfect; torn lower right corner. Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod6821

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 13


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1571

Title: Sheep's eyes for ever!

First Line: Said Hodge one day, to his son Ned

Themes:  FarmersRural society

Firth b.25(477)

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Edition - Bod6968

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Boro'.

Series Identifier: 242


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17715

Title: The charity girl

First Line: I'm a charity girl as you may see

Themes:  Education

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V182

Title: Biddy the basket woman

First Line: If ever you go to London town

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: It was nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

Firth b.26(274)

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Edition - Bod2108

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Prsnter [sic], 2, & 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16780

Title: When first [I] went to sea

First Line: Oh well do I remember still

Tune: Admiral

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(2608)

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Edition - Bod3763

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V291

Title: The bonny blue cap

First Line: Oh bold and true, in bonnet blue

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day, bright smiling Mayday

Themes:  May day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1977

Title: Come dearest maiden

First Line: Maiden I will never deceive thee

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: De boatman dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 390

Title: Ole Tan Tucker

First Line: Ole Tan Tucker came to town one night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 488

Title: Jenny get de o' cake done

First Line: O lubly Jenny dear

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

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

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: O ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V129

Title: The angels whisper

First Line: A baby was sleeping

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1799

Title: This blooming rose

First Line: This blooming rose at early dawn

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses, the night that first we met

Firth b.28(38)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod12060

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: It was nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17715

Title: The charity girl

First Line: I'm a charity girl, as you may see

Themes:  Education

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V182

Title: Biddy, the basket woman

First Line: If ever you go to London town

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(1822)

Notes:  Harding B 11(1822) lacks the imprint.


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Harding B 20(75)

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Edition - Bod12061

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: It was nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1010

Title: The jolly buccaneer

First Line: The good ship Revenge, through the ocean spank'd lightly

Themes:  Piracy

Harding B 11(1823)

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Edition - Bod12482

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15931

Title: Mechanics' lamentation

First Line: Come listen, dear neighbours, to these lines which I've made

Themes:  Trade depression

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

Harding B 11(2392)

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Johnson Ballads 2671

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Johnson Ballads 2672

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Edition - Bod7625

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 55


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4837

Title: I couldn't think of such a thing

First Line: A little time ago my old aunt Grizzle chanc'd to die

Themes:  Countryman in LondonInheritance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

Firth b.27(355)

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Harding B 11(1625)

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Johnson Ballads 2573

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Johnson Ballads 3302

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Edition - Bod7810

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

Subjects:  Clyde River (Scotland)

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywichet

First Line: This very morning handy

Themes:  Drinking

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me

First Line: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me?

Performers:  Wilson, Mr.

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9075

Title: The dew is on the grass

First Line: Softly, softly will I pass

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V1821

Title: Where is the rover

First Line: Where, where is the rover?

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V15969

Title: I'll not throw away the flower

First Line: I'll not throw away the flower

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: The rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12880

Title: The congreve man

First Line: I am going to tell you a curious tale

Tune: The cork leg

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V29582

Title: She lived for love alone

First Line: She liv'd for love alone

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: The mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: Landlord fill a flowing bowl

First Line: Come landlord fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V16583

Title: Deploring damsel

First Line: 'Twas when the seas were roaring

Themes:  Sailors

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: Swiss boy

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

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V5375

Title: Kate Anderson, my Kate. (An answer to John Anderson my Joe)

First Line: Kate Anderson, my ain Kate

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11234

Title: Give Isaac the nymph

First Line: Give Isaac the nymph who no beauty can boast

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: Light bark

First Line: Off! said the stranger, off! off! & away

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry row the bonnie bark

First Line: O, merry row, O, merry row

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V21048

Title: This rose I pluck'd at morn

First Line: This rose I pluck'd at morn

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V15537

Title: My Henry is gone

First Line: O green are the groves where with Henry I strayed

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V931

Title: Oft in the stilly night

First Line: Oft in the stilly night

Firth b.28(34)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod18946

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8179

Title: England Europe's glory

First Line: There is a land amidst the waves

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: 'Twas nature's gay day

First Line: 'Twas nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

Harding B 11(1070)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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