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Edition - Bod5363

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(352) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: Boatman dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatmen sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6383

Title: Where is my lover

First Line: Oh, where is my lover where can he be

Themes:  Unrequited love

Firth b.26(38)

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Johnson Ballads 641

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Edition - Bod6586

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 101


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V176

Title: Be quick for I'm in haste

First Line: As, 'cross the fields the other day

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: Dance de boatmen

First Line: Oh, de boatman dance, and de boatman sing

Themes:  SailorsBlackface minstrelsyOhio River

Firth b.25(239)

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Harding B 11(243)

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Edition - Bod6923

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatmen dance

First Line: De boatmen dance, de boatmen sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4610

Title: Unhappy Jeremiah

First Line: I'd often heard a married life

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Old Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man form'd

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V10161

Title: From thee, Eliza, I must go

First Line: From thee, Eliza, I must go

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 22798

Title: Four and ninepenny tile

First Line: List my friends all around

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 7891

Title: Sich a getting up stairs

First Line: At Kentuck last night a party met

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4666

Title: The watchman

First Line: Good night, good night, my dearest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe bough hung in the castle hall

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

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamed last night of our earlier days

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V818

Title: Thy smile was sweet

First Line: Thy smile was sweet, thine eye was bright

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V11915

Title: Maid of Llnanweylly [sic]

First Line: I have no sheep on the mountains

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7769

Title: She sat within the abbey walls

First Line: A maiden was there from her father's halls

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12739

Title: Leather breeches

First Line: Although a simple clown

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 299

Title: The poacher

First Line: When I was bound a 'prentice

Themes:  Poaching

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow worm gilds the elfin flow'r

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V3517

Title: How sweet those merry bells are ringing

First Line: How sweet those merry bell [sic] are ringing

Themes:  Bells

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V157

Title: Axe my eye

First Line: I deals in costermongery

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1451

Title: Boys of Kilkenny

First Line: Oh, the boys of Killkenny are brave roaring blades

Subjects:  Ireland

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6334

Title: Susan of the vale

First Line: Oh! give me but the lass I saw

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V12618

Title: My son Tom

First Line: My son's a youth of talents rare

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V8088

Title: The vesper bells are ringing

First Line: The vesper bells are ringing

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V9064

Title: His country and his friends

First Line: What if the sailor boldly goes

Themes:  Sailors

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V7603

Title: John Bull and the taxes

First Line: Here is lines about the times

Themes:  Taxation

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V16712

Title: Marked you her beaming eye

First Line: Mark'd you her eye of heavenly blue

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: Holy friar

First Line: I am a friar of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  FoodClergy

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3932

Title: The young English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a prime new song

Notes:  A parody on The fine old English gentleman

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1118

Title: Foggy dew

First Line: What shepherd was like me so blest

33rd Ballad

Title: Yankee Doodle

First Line: My daddy to my mammy said

Firth b.25(595/596)


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Firth b.34(212)


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Edition - Bod2250

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 16


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9495

Title: Prime the cup, fill it high

First Line: Prime the cup, fill it high

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatman of de Ohio

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12506

Title: De color'd fancy ball

First Line: Oh! when soft music's sounding, de Yaller gals to enthral

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth c.22(54)

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Harding B 11(3174)

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Johnson Ballads 1659

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Johnson Ballads 1660

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Johnson Ballads 1661

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Johnson d.1773(p. 126v)

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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 - Bod11481

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 245


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5583

Title: Fair Maria

First Line: Farewell to the ocean since I have returned

Themes:  SailorsProstitutionSuicide

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: Boatman's dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 11(1117)

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Edition - Bod13545

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1845

Imprint: E. Hodges from Pitt's Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Monmouth Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: Dance de boatmen

First Line: Now de spring is come at last

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 15(81b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10765

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 411


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4429

Title: Answer to Nothing more

First Line: In fair Leeds' streets I wandered

Subjects:  Leeds (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The Ohio

First Line: A boatman leads a fearful life, him always on the deep

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 920

Title: Johnny Gallagher

First Line: As I was going to Newry one day

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

Firth c.26(208)

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Edition - Bod14799

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatman of the Ohio

First Line: A boatman leads a fearful life

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 15(24b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23607

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer 18, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth b.26(38) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: Boatman dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatmen sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6383

Title: Where is my lover

First Line: Oh, where is my lover where can he be

Themes:  Unrequited love

Harding B 11(352)

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