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Edition - Bod4067

Imprint Names:  Dean, R. and W. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1805

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler, a favourite hunting song

First Line: Bright Chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 28(70)

Notes:  MS note in pencil at bottom of page, identifying printer.


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Edition - Bod1857

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  8 p. An uncut chapbook.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24887

Title: Poor Jack

First Line: Go patter to lubbers and swabs d'ye see

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13818

Title: Yo heave ho

First Line: My name d'ye see's Tom Tough

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1080

Title: Saturday night at sea

First Line: Twas Saturday, the twinkling stars

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: The sailor's consolation

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V16574

Title: Naval victories

First Line: Why I'm singing of French, Dutch, and Spanish Armada

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 23134

Title: Smiling Nan

First Line: What should sailors do on shore?

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1083

Title: Wives and sweethearts, or Saturday night at sea

First Line: 'Tis said we ven'trous dia-hards [sic]

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2152

Title: Remember Jack

First Line: When scarce a hand-spike high

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

9th Ballad

Title: Ned that died at sea

First Line: Give ear to both high and low

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V5409

Title: Duncan and victory

First Line: Again the willing trumph of fame

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Subjects:  Duncan, Adam Duncan, Viscount, 1731-1804

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V26709

Title: Nautical philosophy

First Line: I be one of those sailors who think it no lie

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V5802

Title: The voice of nature

First Line: Yanko he tell and he no lie

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Curzon b.20(17)




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Edition - Bod5675

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: The sailor's consolation

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.13(271)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1696)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6975

Imprint Names:  Pattie

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London: Pattie, 31, Paternoster Row, E.C.

Notes:  A songbook


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: The life of a sailor

First Line: I'm belonging to the Glory, she's a spanking clipper too

Tune: The Admiral

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20857

Title: Free and easy

First Line: Gentlemen and ladies too

Tune: Mrs. Johnson

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Critchfield, M.

Themes:  WealthSocial status

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4943

Title: A girl that's rather fast

First Line: When in fashion I've my muster past

Tune: Cigars and cognac

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Fitzwalet, Miss

Themes:  Drinking - womenWomen

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V34896

Title: The battle field

First Line: By the lone watch fires of the night

Tune: On to the charge

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Garman, G., Mr.

Themes:  Military

5th Ballad

Title: The positive and comparative

First Line: Few things are so positive put [sic] what we ean [sic] compare

Tune: Balooning

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Critchfield, W.

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Philosophy

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V10092

Title: To live by the sweat of his brow

First Line: Some folks boast of high birth and position

Tune: Mal Brook

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Themes:  Social statusWorking class

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6275

Title: Parody on Ever of thee

First Line: Gatter, of thee I'm ever fondly dreaming

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Themes:  Drinking

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V32347

Title: As broad as it is long

First Line: Your sarvant, kind folk, dinna on me look down

Tune: Ge wo, Dobbing

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Themes:  Countryman in London

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V13369

Title: His tail kept wagging. A Parody on Wait for the waggon

First Line: I had a little cunning dog, a prettier you'd not see

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Themes:  Dogs

10th Ballad

Title: The queen's speech

First Line: Tho' I'm no great M.P., I've still got a seat

Tune: Derry Down

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V34807

Title: The Gaberlunzy man

First Line: Ane night we round the ingle sat

Tune: John Highland man

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Subjects:  Scotland

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V4941

Title: They say I'm rather slow

First Line: I've come to ask a question, I hope I don't intrude

Tune: Do you think he did?

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Fitzwilliam, Miss

Themes:  WomenSeduction

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V13053

Title: Encore to Pet of the village

First Line: Ye lasses of me need no longer be jealous

Tune: Jenny Jones

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Themes:  Women

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V29567

Title: The pleasure of dancing

First Line: I dearly delight to see folks merry around

Tune: To the fields I carry my milking pails

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Clark, Kate

Themes:  Women

15th Ballad

Title: The Victoria cross

First Line: The Victoria cross is retail'd, of which a short tale I shall make

Tune: What do you lay it's a lie

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryVictoria cross, military decoration

Edition - Bod2629

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1792

Imprint: London Publish'd Apl. 27, 1792 by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambert [sic] Hill, Doctors Commons

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: The sailor's consolation

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Harding B 12(94)

Notes:  Coloured illustration.


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Edition - Bod3019

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. W.C.

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(2762)


Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Harding B 15(307b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip.


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Edition - Bod12078

Imprint Names:  Dean, R. and W. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1805

Imprint: R. & W. Dean & Co. Printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3351

Title: Jack's fidelity

First Line: If ever a sailor was fond of good sport

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Subjects:  Indies

Themes:  SailorsWomen, black

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: The sailor's consolation

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Harding B 11(1843)

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Edition - Bod7191

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 334


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3139

Title: The pretty maid milking her cow

First Line: 'Twas on a fine summer's morning when birds sweetly tuned from each bower

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(317)

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Firth c.18(163)

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Edition - Bod7466

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, 6, Great St. Andrew St. seven dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7630

Title: I won't be a nun

First Line: Now is it not a pity such a pretty girl as I

Themes:  Nuns

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 11(3613)

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Edition - Bod10084

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. W.C.


1st Ballad

Title: The drunkard reformed

First Line: Kind friends, pay attention, and listen to me

Tune: Cottage and water mill

Themes:  Temperance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13799

Title: Oh, would I were a bird

First Line: Oh, would I were a bird, that I might fly to thee

Notes:  8-line stanzas

Firth c.22(90)

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Harding B 11(2762)

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Edition - Bod16088

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: The sailors consolation

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Performers:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Harding B 25(1694)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17618

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack. A new song

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Harding B 25(1823)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19185

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15251

Title: What do people marry for

First Line: What a world is this upon my life

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely so pleasant so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Johnson Ballads 1142

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