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Edition - Bod4099

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for, and Sold by W. Armstr[ong]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V599

Title: The trumpet sounds a victory

First Line: He was fam'd for deeds of arms

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 28(150)

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Edition - Bod4176

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Nugent & co., Printers 35, New-row, Dublin

Series Identifier: 10


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14298

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of the two brothers Mastersons

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqueror of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in 2806 b.9(252) and Harding B 19(17) and Harding B 19(18)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: Sorrowful lamentation on the loss of The North Star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 26(482) is another issue of this ballad alone

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12717

Title: I'm off for Charlestown

First Line: My massa and my missus dey am both gone away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman catholic lady, in Townly hall, near Drogheda

First Line: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July

Notes:  Appears also in Harding B 19(64)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.11(136) and in Harding B 19(64) but with a different illustration.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O!

First Line: The sultry climes of foreign shores

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in Harding B 19(67)

Themes:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V24591

Title: A new song called I'm a janius

First Line: When I first saw light on a shiney [sic] night in a country town called Gorey

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(59)

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth b.27(109/110)


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Edition - Bod4899

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 9128

Title: Lubly Rosa Sambo come; or De coal-black rose

First Line: Lubly Rosa Sambo cum

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20667

Title: Who are you?

First Line: What sayings and what doings there are in Lunnun town

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

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

Themes:  Oak tree

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12813

Title: Joy! joy! joy!

First Line: Joy! joy! joy! came bounding o'er the plain

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: V33246

Title: Love in a cottage for me

First Line: Oh! the air of a city with poor little love

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5878

Title: My heart's in the Highlands

First Line: My heart's in the highlands, my heart is not here

Themes:  Scotland

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Bessy, the sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Bessy was a sailor's bride

Themes:  Death

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Johnson Ballads fol. 113

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Edition - Bod1572

Imprint Names:  Walker, G., jun.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1834 and 1886

Imprint: G. Walker, Jun., Printer, Sadler-Street, Durham

Series Identifier: 114


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1896

Title: The ghost of a grim scrag of mutton

First Line: A scholar one time, though I can't tell you when

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Students

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Sue & Joe; or, You bade me be obliging

First Line: Around the face of blue-eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh! did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

Subjects:  Ireland

2806 c.16(127)

Notes:  2806 c.16(127); printed on blue paper.


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Harding B 11(1308)

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Johnson Ballads 1598

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1598; printed on blue paper.


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Edition - Bod1961

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew's Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1961) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearny

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1172

Title: Answer [to Kate Kearney]

First Line: O yes I have seen this Kate Kearney

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 795

Title: Boyn water

First Line: July the first at old Bridge town

Themes:  Boyne, battle of the, 1690

Harding B 11(1960)

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Edition - Bod663

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements, poems, and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: R. March & Co.'s Sole Right Edition 37


1st Ballad

Title: Is it any injustice to England?

First Line: I was thinking tonight, as I sat in the gloaming

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8671

Title: A health to thee, Tom Moor[e]

First Line: My boat is on the shore

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5266

Title: Pretty pond lilies

First Line: Whilst waiting in the lane for you, darling

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5839

Title: Stick to the whisky you're used to

First Line: To London repaired from the purty green Isle

Performers:  Leslie, Fred

Themes:  Irish - England

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

6th Ballad

Title: The Irish Italian grinder. Or, The Irish Mickey

First Line: You'd think by the style of my cost [sic]

Authors:  Duffy, H.A.Powell, Orlando

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Themes:  Organ-grinders

7th Ballad

Title: He's gone

First Line: I'm going home, said a masher bold

Performers:  Jones, Paul

8th Ballad

Title: Dear love

First Line: I do not dare to tell thee, dear

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4783

Title: The horn of chase

First Line: To join the chase at break of day

10th Ballad

Title: The brothers Maloney

First Line: The brothers Maloney were rollicking boys

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Sullivan, Rose, 1863-1895

Subjects:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V28723

Title: The English rose

First Line: Among the fairest flowers that Dame Nature grows

Performers:  Robina, Florrie, 1867-1953

Themes:  Patriotism

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V31103

Title: They're after me

First Line: To be a man sought after ev'rywhere is rather sweet

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Themes:  TimesNationalityRoyal family

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V29903

Title: Fairly knocked the Yankees in Chicago

First Line: I have always had a notion, I should cause a great commotion

Authors:  Walsh, James

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952Stockwell, Walter

Subjects:  Chicago (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishWorld's Fair, Chicago

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V4508

Title: Mutual pity

First Line: Tom, ever jovial, ever gay

15th Ballad
16th Ballad

Title: Welcome home

First Line: How sweet it is for wanderers

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V17183

Title: Songs of childhood

First Line: Songs of childhood! how they haunt us

Performers:  Elliott, Meredith

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V29124

Title: When the winkle man goes by

First Line: Say, boys, on Sunday what a treat!

Themes:  Street traders

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V20490

Title: Now then Molly

First Line: I live with my granny, in a pretty home

Themes:  Irish

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V30100

Title: That moved him

First Line: A quiet little street is mine, and quietness is right

Authors:  Morton, R.

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V6243

Title: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

First Line: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned

First Line: There was an old nigger, his name was Uncle Ned

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

23rd Ballad

Title: Tit for tat

First Line: If you cross the hill by my father's mill

24th Ballad

Title: Hi! Kelly!

First Line: Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! bring your boat

Themes:  Boating

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V1629

Title: When will you meet me again Norah?

First Line: When will you meet me again, Norah?

26th Ballad

Title: They all take after me

First Line: Folks say I ought to think myself the luckiest of men

Authors:  Connor, T.W.

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  IrishFamily life

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh, have you not heard of Kate Kearney

Authors:  Morgan, Sydney, Lady Morgan

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V1753

Title: They say there is some distant land

First Line: They say there is some distant land

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V6762

Title: Daddy wouldn't buy me a sweetheart

First Line: I'm not a silly sort of girl

Authors:  Godwin, WillPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Forrest, Arthur, 1858-1908

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V2976

Title: The wanderer's return

First Line: When, as a lad, long years ago

Authors:  Atkins, NortonPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

31st Ballad

Title: Good health to the bridal pair

First Line: Myself and my relatives -- also the lodger --

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Reece, Arthur

Themes:  Royal family

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32457

Title: If I hear that again I shall clear the court

First Line: Pray, usher, cry \"Silence,\" I now take my seat

Performers:  Fairburn, George, 1864-1918

Subjects:  Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Themes:  Courts and law

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V10154

Title: Dear old boy

First Line: What a lot a pals we have when we've got the rhino

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V8762

Title: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

First Line: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

Subjects:  Ireland

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V2158

Title: Let Erin remember the days of old

First Line: Let Erin remember the days of old

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Subjects:  Ireland

36th Ballad

Title: How they do it

First Line: Have you ever watched the fellows

Performers:  Leslie, Fanny, 1856-1935

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V13542

Title: The wanderer

First Line: There's a grey-hair'd old woman who mourns for her boy

Performers:  Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V9264

Title: Old England's a lion

First Line: Old England's a lion, stretch'd out at his ease

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

39th Ballad - Roud Number: 18834

Title: There is a tavern in the town

First Line: There is a tavern in the town, in the town

Authors:  Hills, W.H.

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V30343

Title: His mother'll lose a son

First Line: A blackguard named Jack Hollagan's the biggest scamp in town

Authors:  Brown, Tom

Performers:  Caffery, Frank

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare --

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25419

Title: Boys will be boys

First Line: A pretty little boy was Ned, when quite a little nipper on my knee

Authors:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

Performers:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2084

Title: Paddy's pastoral rhapsody

First Line: As Molly the other day, sir

Attributation: Sung by the Author in his Irish Evenings

44th Ballad - Roud Number: 5207

Title: Teddy O'Neal

First Line: I've seen the mud cabin he danced his wild jig in

Themes:  Irish

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V21112

Title: The blarney

First Line: Oh, did you ne'er hear of the Blarney

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V13985

Title: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

First Line: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin, how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Subjects:  Ireland

48th Ballad

Title: Kate O'Grady

First Line: They say that an Irishman dotes on three things

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  Carney, Tom, 1859-1911

Subjects:  Ireland

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V8065

Title: The story of a kiss

First Line: The girl I adore is a charmer divine

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Godfrey, Charles, 1851-1900

50th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood, was a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V20280

Title: The press gang

First Line: Sit round the galley fire, my lads, and listen while I sing

Authors:  Watson, Michael, d. 1889

Themes:  Sailors

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win the day

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32778

Title: Hi, boys! hi, boys! or Uncle Joes spree

First Line: I, from the country came up

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

Themes:  Countryman in LondonEntertainments

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V3548

Title: Guiding light

First Line: White crested is the murky sea

Authors:  Bingham, G.C.Henry, John

Themes:  Shipwreck

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

Themes:  Emigration

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Subjects:  Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900

Themes:  Theaters

57th Ballad

Title: \"Out\"

First Line: In the Gentlemen's bar at the \"Crumpet and Pig,\"

Authors:  Wilmott, C.

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V32274

Title: I havn't made any enquiries

First Line: A young man who once heard me sing stood up and said

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

59th Ballad

Title: In darkest London

First Line: I don't see why old General Booth

Authors:  Lonsdale, T.S.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Subjects:  Booth, William, 1829-1912

Themes:  Salvation Army

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V17613

Title: Don't run down the Irish

First Line: It seems to be the thing, tho' I

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Irish

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V6629

Title: Voices of the past

First Line: To-night the bells of mem'ry chime

Authors:  Lennox, Lindsay

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12012

Title: Love's rebuke

First Line: Ye hapless ones who say, \"Love's but a dream,\"

Performers:  McKay, Iver

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V25725

Title: The difference between east and west

First Line: Many people love the study of our fellow folk, mankind

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Entertainments

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V13842

Title: Sing, sweet harp

First Line: Sing, sweet harp, oh sing to me

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Themes:  Irish

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V4143

Title: A nice quiet week

First Line: Wilkins, and Winks, and Binks, and I, feeling our nerves undone

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

66th Ballad

Title: She put it in her diary

First Line: Now once there was a maiden who was up to every move

Performers:  LeBlanc, Marie

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentBreach of promise

67th Ballad

Title: The pretty little girl that I know

First Line: There's a pretty little girl that I know

Performers:  Coborn, Charles, 1852-1945

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V11429

Title: Sarah, Sarah. Or a donkey cart built for two

First Line: I've got such a nice young man

Authors:  Bedford, Harry

Performers:  Carney, Kate, 1868-1950

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Edition - Bod6566

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.Whinham, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. & T. Fordyce, Dean-st. Newcastle. To be had also of J. Whinham & co. Scotch-st., Carlisle

Notes:  Harding B 11(431) is another issue, but with a different imprint

Series Identifier: 201


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 541

Title: Braes o' Balquhither

First Line: Let us go, lassie, go

Tune: Three carls o' Buchanan

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly, pals, fake away

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

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

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Harding B 11(430)

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Edition - Bod6941

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: V1108

Title: Cottage near Rochelle

First Line: When I beheld the anchor weighed

Notes:  Harding B 15(66b) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 15(67b) is another issue of this ballad alone

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe and her dark ey'd sailor

First Line: It's of a comely young lady fair

Themes:  Sailors

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Edition - Bod2341

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-street, Preston

Notes:  2806 c.15(256) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 207


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13820

Title: Some love to roam

First Line: Some love to roam o'er the dark sea foam

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh! did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: Freemason's song

First Line: Come all you Freemasons that dwell around the globe

Themes:  Freemasonry

Harding B 11(3590)

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Edition - Bod3903

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 96


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1172

Title: The answer [to Kate Kearney]

First Line: O yes, I have seen this Kate Kearney

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 258

Title: The soldier's boy

First Line: The snow was fast descending

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 11(1958)

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Harding B 11(1959)

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Edition - Bod3906

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(3590) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 207


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13820

Title: Some love to roam

First Line: Some love to roam o'er the dark sea foam

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh! did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: Freemason's song

First Line: Come all you Freemason's that dwell around the globe

Themes:  Freemasonry

2806 c.15(256)

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Johnson Ballads 2022

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Edition - Bod11347

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Imprint: Publish'd Novr. 9, 1807, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 475


Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Performers:  Incledon, Charles Benjamin, 1763-1826

Harding B 10(52)

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Edition - Bod11784

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Firth b.27(109/110) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqueror of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8859

Title: Elegy on the brutal poisoning of the rev. father Maguire!

First Line: You Roman Catholics of Erin's island

Subjects:  Maguire, Thomas, 1792-1847

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3263

Title: A new song called the Young volunteer! On his march to battle

First Line: Oh! did you hear of late, mind the date, what I state

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 19(16)

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Edition - Bod12178

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: E. Hodges, (from Pitt's,) wholesele [sic] Toy and Marble warehouse, 31 Dudley St. 7 Dials. [and] Hodges, Printer & Toy Warehouse, 26 Grafton-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2360

Title: Drecharian O'Machree

First Line: I am a young fellow that always lov'd rural sport

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1457

Title: Tobacco

First Line: Tobacco's but an Indian weed

Themes:  Smoking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Harding B 11(1963)

Notes:  Torn at right side.


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Edition - Bod12239

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22803

Title: Lash'd to the helm

First Line: In storms when clouss [sic] obscure the sky

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(1706)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Harding B 11(2067)

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Edition - Bod13657

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 15, Grey Street, Newcastle

Notes:  Harding B 11(430) is another issue, with a different imprint.

Series Identifier: 201


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 541

Title: Braes o' Balquhither

First Line: Let us go, lassie, go

Tune: Three carls o' Buchanan

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly, pals, fake away

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

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Harding B 11(431)

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Edition - Bod7074

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 17


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1224

Title: Jenny Jones

First Line: My name's Edward Morgan, I live at Llangollen

Subjects:  Wales

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh! did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

Subjects:  Ireland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1605

Title: Bells upon the wind

First Line: That heavenly voice, that heavenly voice

Harding B 11(1863)

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Edition - Bod10721

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 17


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you hear of Kate Kearney

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1172

Title: The answer (To Kate Kearney)

First Line: O yes, I have seen this Rate [sic] Kearney

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2682

Title: Smiling Tom

First Line: I'm what they call a yokel

Attributation: Written, composed and sung by Harry Liston

Authors:  Liston, Harry

Performers:  Liston, Harry

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Rural society

Firth c.26(127)

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Firth c.26(185)

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Harding B 11(1962)

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Edition - Bod10804

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Series Identifier: 131


Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

2806 b.11(173)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14756

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: J. Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent Street, Borough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10066

Title: My friend is the man I would copy through life

First Line: My friend is the man I would copy through life

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh, did you ne'er hear of Kate Kearney

Harding B 15(211a)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod18794

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach Printer, Monmouth court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: Many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Native Highland home

First Line: My Highland home where tempests blow

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

Tune: The sun that lights the Roses

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a girl that's forsaken

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1634

Title: Meet me in the willow glen

First Line: Meet me in the willow glen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1108

Title: The cottage near Rochelle

First Line: When I beheld the anchor weighed

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1935

Title: The maid of the mountain

First Line: I've a house on the mountain

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1612

Title: Fair Rosamond

First Line: Was ever nymph like Rosamond

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: Trio

First Line: A boat, a boat, -- haste to the ferry

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3099

Title: When in war

First Line: When in war on the ocean we meet the proud fod [sic]

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: The death of Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave, a wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V1662

Title: Health to the ladies

First Line: Oh! woman, dear woman, the charm of our life

Themes:  Women

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V4782

Title: The early horn

First Line: With early horn

Harding B 40(23a)

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Edition - Bod20597

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 11(1960) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearny

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1172

Title: Answer [to Kate Kearney]

First Line: O yes I have seen this Kate Kearney

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 795

Title: Boyn water

First Line: July the first at old Bridge town

Themes:  Boyne, battle of the, 1690

Harding B 11(1961)

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Edition - Bod20600

Imprint Names:  Walker, W.R.Stewart, B.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1860

Imprint: Printed and sold by W.R. Walker, Royal Arcade, Newcastle; and may be had of Stewart, Carlisle

Series Identifier: 131


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3724

Title: Kate Mooney's portion

First Line: My name is Dick Mooney, I'm very near dying

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney?

Harding B 11(1966)

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Edition - Bod22293

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqnerer [sic] of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2806 c.15(33)

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Edition - Bod23113

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14298

Title: The two brothers Mastersons

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqnerer [sic] of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

2806 b.9(252)

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