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Edition - Bod5314

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20050

Title: Ben Backstay

First Line: Ben Backstay lov'd the gentle Anna

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 949

Title: The storm

First Line: Cease rude Boreas, blust'ring railer

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: L, A, W, Law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my darling

First Line: Charlie is my darling, my darling, my darling

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: Dawning of the day

First Line: As I walk'd forth one morning fair, all in the summer time

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Caroline of Edinburgh town

First Line: Come all young men & maidens attend unto my rhyme

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

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

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V6189

Title: Love has eyes

First Line: Love's blind they say, O never, nay

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering tale

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue-eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Here's a health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V5272

Title: Is there a heart

First Line: Is there a heart that never loved?

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V4301

Title: Life's a bumper

First Line: Life's a bumper fill'd by fate

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 126

Title: Derby ram

First Line: As I was going to Derby, all on a market day

Subjects:  Derby (England)

Themes:  Markets

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3516

Title: Sweet evening bells

First Line: Sweet evening bells, sweet evening bells

Themes:  Bells

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

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

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V443

Title: Kitty Jones

First Line: Not long ago a simple lad, from Yorkshire I did roam

19th Ballad

Title: They march'd thro' the town

First Line: Oh! they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 13896

Title: Begone dull care

First Line: Begone dull care, I prithee begone from me

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 23518

Title: Old English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a good old song

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4849

Title: Little love is a mischievous thing

First Line: Little love is a mischievous thing

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1660

Title: Here in a cool grot

First Line: Here in a cool grot and mossy cell

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

Johnson Ballads fol. 412


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Edition - Bod424

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

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

Themes:  Mothers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V30478

Title: The lass he left behind

First Line: When the sails are furled and the wat[ch] set

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V7787

Title: The nobby waterman

First Line: How werry snug and nautical

Themes:  Watermen

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1941

Title: The merry mountain horn

First Line: Come, my gallant soldier, come!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V388

Title: The Swiss toy girl

First Line: I've come across the sea

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20122

Title: The merry mountain lasse

First Line: The mountain maid is the maid for me

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1306

Title: My own dear home

First Line: Wherever I wander, wherever I stray

Themes:  Marriage

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1293

Title: Fair Zurich's waters

First Line: By the margin of fair Zurich's waters - ayieo

11th Ballad

Title: Why did I love

First Line: Why did I love? why, why, did I love?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7137

Title: Wake, lady, wake

First Line: Wake, lady, wake, the midnight moon

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V522

Title: Go, fetch me a pint of wine

First Line: Go, fetch me a pint of wine

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V20593

Title: Young Helen

First Line: Young Helen was as sweet a flower

Themes:  Death

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flow'r of the valley

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright, and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1245

Title: The Highland minstrel boy

First Line: I ha[e] wander'd many a night in June

Performers:  Anderson, Mr.

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V7191

Title: The deep deep sea

First Line: Oh come with me my love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V6216

Title: Sweet goddess of the silver stream

First Line: Near where old Thames's in ample tide

Johnson Ballads fol. 371


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Edition - Bod13489

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1692

Title: A week's matrimony

First Line: On Sunday morning went out for a spree

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine e[ar]

Notes:  A single stanza

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: Trio

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

Notes:  Three lines only

Harding B 11(4082)

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Edition - Bod7644

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

Notes:  A single stanza

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: The lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V27153

Title: Ply the oar brother

First Line: Ply the oar, brother, and speed the boat

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her, she's lovely, she's divine

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 9128

Title: Coal black Rose

First Line: Lubly Rosa, Sambo come

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.27(38)

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Firth b.28(32d)

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Harding B 11(4164)

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Johnson Ballads 2971

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Edition - Bod16837

Imprint Names:  Pollock, J.K.

Imprint Locations:  North Shields

Date  between 1815 and 1855

Imprint: J.K. Pollock, Printer, North Shields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: Welcome royal Charlie

First Line: There's news frae Moidart cam yestreen

Performers:  Scruton, C., Miss

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

Performers:  Scruton, C., Miss

Notes:  A single stanza

Harding B 25(2024)

Notes:  Slip Slip.


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