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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9710

Titles:
Ballad in answer to Sayers England's pride

First Lines:
John Bull is boasting all his might

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1041

Titles:
Tom Sayer's farewell to the ring
Sayers' farewell!

First Lines:
You lovers of the manly art wherever you may be
You lovers of the manly art

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:
1860
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9714

Titles:
Death of Sayers'. The pugilist, and ex-champion.

First Lines:
Give ear you gallant heroes

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:
Prizefighting
1865

Edition - Bod10111

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High street, [St. Giles]


Ballad - Roud Number: V1041

Title: Tom Sayer's farewell to the ring

First Line: You lovers of the manly art

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:  Prizefighting1860

Firth c.19(5)

Notes:  Imprint partly illegible


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Edition - Bod10132

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 657


Ballad - Roud Number: V1041

Title: Sayers' farewell!

First Line: You lovers of the manly art wherever you may be

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:  Prizefighting1860

Firth c.19(7)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21998

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  [1865]

Imprint: Pearson, Printer, Chadderton St. Oldham Rd. Manchester

Series Identifier: 550


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9714

Title: Death of Sayers'. The pugilist, and ex-champion.

First Line: Give ear you gallant heroes

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:  Prizefighting1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11625

Title: The old oaken bucket

First Line: How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood

2806 c.16(302)

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Harding B 13(14)

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Edition - Bod23772

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 38 & 60 Chatham Street, N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Yankee pedlar. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9710

Title: Ballad in answer to Sayers England's pride

First Line: John Bull is boasting all his might

Authors:  Scott, A.

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 18(22)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9713

Titles:
A new song on the boxing match between Sayers & Heenan

First Lines:
Come all you gallant heroes, attend unto my song

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
1860
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V281

Titles:
The bold Irish Yankey Benicia boy

First Lines:
Attend you sons of Erin

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
1860
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2148

Titles:
Great fight between Sayers & Heenan for the championship

First Lines:
Upon the seventeenth day of April

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
1860
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 753

Titles:
Old Bob Ridley O!
Old Bob Ridley
Bob Ridley, oh!

First Lines:
Oh! white folks, I will give you a ditty
I'se come to chuck a challenge out

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
Blackface minstrelsy

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9712

Titles:
Great fight between Tom Sayers and Benjamin! For the championship & £400
Great fight between Tom Sayers adn [sic] Benjamin! For the championship & £400

First Lines:
Come all you gallant sporting blades, of high & low degree

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Benjamin, Bill

Themes:
1858
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1615

Titles:
Heenan the pride of America

First Lines:
The long expected night has come ere the eventful day

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6709

Titles:
Sayers' & Heenan's struggle for the championship and £400
Sayers and Heenan's struggle for the championship and £400

First Lines:
Come all you gallant Britons bold
Come all you gallant Britons bold, wherever you may be

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
1860
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1614

Titles:
Heenan the champion of the world

First Lines:
Who was it crossed the raging ocean

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9716

Titles:
Happy land of Canaan. No. 4. The Sayers and Heenan version.

First Lines:
White folks, I'll sing my song

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
Blackface minstrelsy
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9717

Titles:
Lines on the great fight bewteen Tom Sayers, champion of England, and Bob Brettle, of Birmingham. For £600 and a bet of £200 to £20

First Lines:
You lovers of the pugelistic [sic] ring, attend with mirth and cheers

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Brettle, Bob

Themes:
1859
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9715

Titles:
Gallant fight between Tom Sayers, champion of England, and C. Heenan, for £200 a side and the belt

First Lines:
You milling blades of every grade

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
1860
Prizefighting

Edition - Bod4371

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 38 & 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Clown. Coloured.

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V9716

Title: Happy land of Canaan. No. 4. The Sayers and Heenan version.

First Line: White folks, I'll sing my song

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyPrizefighting

Harding B 18(226)

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Edition - Bod4377

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham str. New-York

Notes:  Border: Harp. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1614

Title: Heenan the champion of the world

First Line: Who was it crossed the raging ocean

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 18(234)

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Edition - Bod4378

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Ship. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1615

Title: Heenan the pride of America

First Line: The long expected night has come ere the eventful day

Authors:  Scott, A.

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 18(235)

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Edition - Bod6486

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1859]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9717

Title: Lines on the great fight bewteen Tom Sayers, champion of England, and Bob Brettle, of Birmingham. For £600 and a bet of £200 to £20

First Line: You lovers of the pugelistic [sic] ring, attend with mirth and cheers

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Brettle, Bob

Themes:  Prizefighting1859

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2141

Title: John Barleycorn

First Line: John Barleycorn is a hero bold as any in the land

Themes:  Beer

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13355

Title: The waggoner

First Line: They say I's but a waggoner, yet waggoner I'll be

Themes:  Waggoners

Harding B 13(13)

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Edition - Bod3880

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(359) is another impression, with a different imprint.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 753

Title: Bob Ridley, oh!

First Line: I'se come to chuck a challenge out

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3562

Title: The hole in her stocking

First Line: In London once, as I've heard say

Tune: Tommy Clutterbuck and Polly Higgenbottom, or, Unfortunate miss Bailey

Themes:  Clothing

Harding B 11(358)

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Edition - Bod13838

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: J. Bebbington, Printer, 31, Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V281

Title: The bold Irish Yankey Benicia boy

First Line: Attend you sons of Erin

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting1860

Harding B 13(7)

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Edition - Bod13871

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: John Bebbington, Printer by Steam Power, 31, Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V6709

Title: Sayers' & Heenan's struggle for the championship and £400

First Line: Come all you gallant Britons bold

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting1860

Harding B 13(12)

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