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Edition - Bod1173

Imprint Names:  Croshaw, C.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1814 and 1850

Imprint: C. Croshaw, Printer, Coppergate, York


Ballad - Roud Number: V1715

Title: London manners and dandy fashions

First Line: My mother she said, my darling boy

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Dandies

2806 c.18(187)

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Firth b.34(80)

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Firth b.34(167)

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Firth c.21(74)

Notes:  The title of Firth b.34(80) is cropped. Slip


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Harding B 25(1134)

Notes:  The title of Firth b.34(80) is cropped. Slip


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Edition - Bod5749

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V20728

Title: The beautiful man

First Line: When old uncle died then he left me his cash

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(82)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(18b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6966

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  See Harding B 11(2962) Slip. Another edition appears in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(2962) Slip. Another edition appears in a sheet of three; see Harding B 11(2962)

Series Identifier: 560


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm a ready made gent

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1982

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up and in the sky

Firth c.21(140)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod3468

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J Pitts, Printer Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew-street, 7 dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(694).


Ballad - Roud Number: V29823

Title: Corinthian's diary

First Line: Sunday got floor'd in groggy pligh[t]

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(70)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(418)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod13967

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: London: Taylor, Printer, 92, Brick lane, Bethnal Green


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V374

Title: The dandy wife

First Line: Come all you young fellows who wish to get married

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3025

Title: Maid of Gortein

First Line: Come all you gentle muses, combine and lend an ear

Firth b.28(24a)

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Edition - Bod7627

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent, I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm a gent ready made

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britain first, at heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8510

Title: I loo'd ne'er a laddie but ane

First Line: I loo'd ne'er a laddie but ane

Tune: My lodging is on the cold ground

Firth b.27(358)

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Harding B 11(1714)

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Edition - Bod10249

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6 Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V21037

Title: Time of day

First Line: I came up to town scarce six months ago

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(146)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10363

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1868

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Oct. 24, 1868

Notes:  With a catalogue of songs. Imprint defaced Slip. Catalogue of the newest songs


Ballad - Roud Number: V31763

Title: Immenseikoff; or the Shoreditch toff

First Line: Ha! my dear friends, pray 'ow-de-do?

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(139)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10364

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse 6 Great Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V6866

Title: Dick. Wildfire's life in Paris

First Line: Of Tom and Jerry's sprees and larks

Tune: Over the water, &c

Subjects:  France

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(69)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10367

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, February 18, 1871

Notes:  With a catalogue of songs. Imprint defaced


Ballad - Roud Number: V25070

Title: The Roman fall

First Line: The Grecian bend for west-end belles

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(143)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10434

Imprint Names:  Collard, W.

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Date  c.1820

Imprint: W. Collard, printer, Bridewell-Lane, Bristol, and Hotwell- road


Ballad - Roud Number: V1721

Title: The dandy O

First Line: I'm a fashionable beau, just turn'd out the newest go

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(81)

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Harding B 17(70b)

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Edition - Bod17518

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J Pitts Printer, Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(694).


Ballad - Roud Number: V710

Title: Dashing Jerry

First Line: What d'ye think of London town

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(71)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(476)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17681

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V22710

Title: George Leybourne's Rollicking rams

First Line: Button up your waistcoat, button up your shoes

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Themes:  Dandies

Firth c.21(141)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(232c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20244

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1869

Imprint: ... the Poet's box, 6, St Andrew's lane, Glasgow

Notes:  At foot: List of newest songs.


Ballad - Roud Number: V10039

Title: The swell of creation

First Line: Kind friends, you'll wonder who I am

Themes:  Dandies

Firth b.27(102)

Notes:  Slip. Imprint defaced.


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Edition - Bod24353

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1566

Title: Iron horses; or Dandies

First Line: What's a dandy like? they say he's like an ape, sir

Tune: Lunnun is the Devil

Themes:  Dandies

Firth b.25(201)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.19(206)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(927)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7436

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: C. Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, Broad street, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm a gent ready made

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3089

Title: A life on the ocean wave

First Line: A life on the ocean wave

Authors:  Serjeant, E.

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(72)

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Edition - Bod10429

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 546


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15327

Title: Tidy suit for all that

First Line: I'm remembered well - a slap up swell

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: Come landlord fill the flowing bowl

First Line: Come landlord fill a flowing bowl

Notes:  Firth b.26(267) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Drinking

Firth c.22(49)

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Harding B 11(3827)

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Edition - Bod8574

Imprint Names:  Croshaw, C.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1814 and 1850

Imprint: C. Croshaw, Printer, Coppergate, York


Ballad - Roud Number: V5098

Title: Repartee; the encore to Chit chat

First Line: The satiric song of \"Chit chat\" I mean now to reverse

Themes:  FashionsDandies

Firth c.21(79)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1612)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1161

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and son (late Russell) Printers, 69 Digbeth (from 21, Moor st.) Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent, I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm a gent ready made

Performers:  Wright, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Adelphi Theatre

Notes:  The Adelphi Theatre was in operation from 1818.

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Firth b.25(470)

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Edition - Bod10433

Imprint Names:  Humble, Edward

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  1819

Imprint: E. Humble, Printer

Notes:  With an advertisement for the state lottery


Ballad - Roud Number: V1718

Title: The dandy and the exquisite; a new song

First Line: As dandies are now all the go

Tune: Mrs Duffy and Mrs Cruckshank

Themes:  DandiesTradesmenLotteries

Firth c.21(80)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22007

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, & 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 678


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24497

Title: Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

First Line: Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32630

Title: Promenade the spa'

First Line: A strolling in the Burlington

Performers:  Rickards, Harry, 1848-1911

Subjects:  Scarborough (England)

Themes:  Dandies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14861

Title: Kick'd out of home

First Line: If you'll give attention, I'll unfold to yuo [sic]

Tune: Driven from home

Performers:  Ball, Harry

Themes:  Domestic violence

2806 c.16(320)

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Firth b.26(80)

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Harding B 11(3179)

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Edition - Bod7267

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by John Sharp, 30, Kent Street, Borough


Ballad - Roud Number: V761

Title: I'm quite a ladies' man

First Line: I'm quite a ladies' man -- in fact

Themes:  DandiesCrockford's, club (London, England)

Firth b.26(395)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6081

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: Richard March & Co., St. James's Walk, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. Mutilated; lacking one ballad. With advertisements

Series Identifier: March's Edition of New Songs and Ballads


1st Ballad

Title: Look at the clock

First Line: Some people will say all work and no play will make Jack a very dull boy

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad

Title: The little birds are looking

First Line: Sweet Mabel Montmorency is the girl that I admire

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20447

Title: Oh, sweet Selina!

First Line: A poet midst his midnight oil

4th Ballad

Title: I drove my mare to Banbury fair

First Line: Oh! I drove my mare to Banbury fair

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9625

Title: Anybody ill

First Line: I am a learned surgeon, and my name is Doctor Quack

Themes:  Doctors

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V25714

Title: You couldn't help it if you were to try

First Line: Some say it was wrong when peeping Tom

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4830

Title: A scientific simpleton

First Line: A scientific simpleton who struggled fame to gain

Themes:  Inventions

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V8213

Title: Leave it alone

First Line: When I was a boy I oft got in a row

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3846

Title: Fred, tell them to stop

First Line: No doubt you have heard of the great fancy fair

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 7372

Title: The ring my mother wore

First Line: The earth has many treasures rare, in gems and golden ore

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13682

Title: Just down the lane

First Line: There's a nice little darling, a beautiful miss

12th Ballad

Title: I'd like it all over again

First Line: Some people are always grumbling about

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V7074

Title: The girl in the pinafore dress

First Line: I scarce know what I'm at, for my heart pit a pat

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3763

Title: Lord Beaconsfield, or A giant soul has passed away

First Line: A giant soul has passed away

Authors:  Allan, Oswalld'Este, John, Dr.

Subjects:  Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V8761

Title: Betsy Price

First Line: When first I met sweet Betsy Price, I thought her without guile

16th Ballad

Title: My old clay pipe

First Line: I'm a jovial sort of man

Performers:  Clifford, Charles

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V28052

Title: Taking the census of 1881

First Line: About numbering the people

Authors:  Hardwick, James A.

Performers:  Clifford, Charles

Themes:  Census

18th Ballad

Title: Beaconsfield, or Rest in peace and honour

First Line: He sprang from the ranks of the people he loved

Authors:  Horncastle, Georged'Este, John, Dr.

Subjects:  Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V11483

Title: My sweet forget-me-not

First Line: My love's a little blue-eyed girl

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V3328

Title: Dot and carry one

First Line: There are many sorts of sweethearts

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 24497

Title: Kiss me, and call me your darling

First Line: Kiss me and all me your darling

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14270

Title: The never-empty cradle, or Cradle's crowded -- twins is born

First Line: Never empty cradle! though you're in my care

Themes:  Family life

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2913

Title: Keep in de middle ob de road

First Line: When I was a lad my dad would say

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V3905

Title: Children's happy voices

First Line: Oh, how sweet are children's voices

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V29747

Title: Mary had a little lamb

First Line: Mary, sweet Mary, the maid of the inn

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V5823

Title: Oh! what a wicked young man you are

First Line: Was ever a poor girl so pester'd as me

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V5277

Title: My heart is in a flutter

First Line: My heart is in a flutter

Performers:  Harcourt, George

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V32417

Title: I don't love you for that

First Line: A man when in love feels just like a dove

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V4553

Title: The empty cradle, baby's gone

First Line: Little empty cradle, treasur'd now with care

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V25928

Title: Up in the gallery on a Saturday night

First Line: I am a boy that enjoys myself

Authors:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916

Performers:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916

32nd Ballad

Title: The young cock cackles as the old cock crows

First Line: It's a well established fact, upon which most people act

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20060

Title: All round the squares

First Line: My friends all say I'm half insane

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V8736

Title: Mother Shipton, or 1881

First Line: A respectable old lady who lived some years ago

Themes:  Courts and lawTimesZulu War, 18791881

35th Ballad

Title: What a nice place to be in

First Line: I have a beau, and you must know he takes me everywhere

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V8153

Title: It's bound to be right in the morning

First Line: I've heard men say when married they could not go out at night

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V4411

Title: You've been doing something naughty

First Line: Oh, when I was a little boy I was on mischief bent

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V21560

Title: Oh, what a beauty

First Line: Maria loved the Squire and the Squire so they say

Themes:  Countryman in town

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V6286

Title: The old village school

First Line: 'Tis standing there yet, though the stern hand of time

Themes:  EducationRural society

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V14342

Title: Grandmother's cat. Parody on \"Grandfather's clock\"

First Line: My grandmother's cat was too large for the shelf

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V8934

Title: Flirting with the fairies

First Line: A fig say I for quietude, I am the boy for fun

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17984

Title: She's a daisy

First Line: My Mary Ann's a teacher in a great big School Board schoo

Themes:  Education

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13871

Title: Nancy Lee

First Line: Of all the wives as e'er you know

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V15935

Title: Madame La Sharty, or Biddy the belle of the ballet

First Line: Oh! Madame La Sharty's one name

Themes:  Theaters

45th Ballad

Title: There's a sweet little maid

First Line: There's a sweet little maid, who lives on the hill

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V3721

Title: Courting in the moonlight

First Line: I have a most peculiar style for passing time away

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V20952

Title: \"Sage and onions\"

First Line: I hate cant and humbug, as I hate the Bogie

Authors:  Johnson, Bob

Themes:  CharityLand tenure - IrelandCharity Organisation SocietySouth African War, 1880-1881

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V28924

Title: Grandfather's chair [Parody on \"Grandmother's chair\"]

First Line: My grandfather he, at the age of eighty-three

Tune: Grandmother's chair

Authors:  Anthony, George

49th Ballad

Title: Ding Dong; or, The legend of the bells

First Line: Yes! that castle old by wizard is enchanted

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V1441

Title: All in his Sunday clothes

First Line: Tobias, he went for a walk one day

Performers:  Chirgwin, George H., 1854-1922

Themes:  Prostitution

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V881

Title: The butterfly was a gentleman

First Line: The butterfly was a gentleman

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3025

Title: Under the lilac tree

First Line: Bashful maidens are like flowers

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1195

Title: Grandmother's chair

First Line: My grandmother she at the age eighty-three

54th Ballad - Roud Number: 13941

Title: Oh, dem golden slippers!

First Line: Oh, my golden slippers am laid away

Authors:  Bland, James A., 1854-1911

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V5033

Title: My Katty, kiss 'em

First Line: I've caught at last my Katty dear

56th Ballad - Roud Number: 1777

Title: Oh, Joe, the boat's going over

First Line: It happen'd on one afternoon in the month of May

Themes:  ExcursionsBoating

57th Ballad

Title: I'm a Don, I've got 'em on

First Line: I'm a swell the fact is known

Themes:  Dandies

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V3020

Title: [Ther]e's another jolly row down stairs

First Line: I'm one of those fellows who like quiet life

Themes:  Domestic strifeLodgers

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V1726

Title: The girl in the tight-fitting jersey

First Line: You see that I'm quite in the fashion

Themes:  Clothing

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V20220

Title: Sweeter than jam

First Line: The swells may boast about their girls who ride in Rotten Row

61st Ballad - Roud Number: 12893

Title: That's how you get served when you're old

First Line: One day in the street I just happen'd to meet

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6290

Title: The School Board man

First Line: \"The holy joys of wedded life\" we hear the poets sing

Themes:  Education

63rd Ballad

Title: Nancy fancied a soldier

First Line: In Bermondsey not long ago there lived a little dame

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V30410

Title: The man at the wheel or, Why did she leave me?

First Line: Behold me, the Captain of a steamboat

Performers:  Seymour, Frank, d. 1891

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V13505

Title: Grandmother's watch. The popular reply to \"Grandfather's clock\"

First Line: My Grandmother's watch was of wonderful make

66th Ballad - Roud Number: V15945

Title: I haven't arrived at the end

First Line: I've been thinking of things in a general way

Authors:  Anthony, George

67th Ballad - Roud Number: V20393

Title: Once more, Harry!

First Line: I'm a true-hearted fellow, so gay and so free

68th Ballad - Roud Number: 11511

Title: The cabin with the roses at the door

First Line: The light is fading fast and I'm thinking of the past

Themes:  FarmersAgeMigration

69th Ballad

Title: Meggie and Jo

First Line: Two children sat on the beach

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V6075

Title: Oh! ain't I having a day

First Line: I'm a happy-go-lucky, gay sort of chap

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V34917

Title: I read it in the paper

First Line: My name is Corney Burke, I've got no need to work

72nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25174

Title: Make it as smooth as you can

First Line: As we travel through life, funny people we meet

73rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3850

Title: Little Robin, tell Kitty I'm coming

First Line: Little Robin, tell Kitty I'm coming

74th Ballad - Roud Number: V29837

Title: Our marriage bells are ringing

First Line: Our marriage bells are ringing

75th Ballad - Roud Number: V8062

Title: Kiss the little ones for me

First Line: Far from home and loving faces

76th Ballad - Roud Number: V26206

Title: To my sweetheart

First Line: Oh, would I had the wealth of worlds

Authors:  Anthony, George

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Edition - Bod11299

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: Richard March & Co., St. James's Walk, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918

Series Identifier: March's Edition of New Songs and Ballads


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8832

Title: Unfit for publication

First Line: I am really the most virtuous young fellow in creation

Themes:  EntertainmentsTheatersMusic halls

2nd Ballad

Title: I'm fond of eating, fond of drinking

First Line: Sammy Fly it is my name

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5543

Title: Come kiss, let's be friends

First Line: The course of true love ne'er ran smooth

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12846

Title: A raspberry tart with a little poke bonnet

First Line: Behold in me a real gone coon

Themes:  Excursions

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2735

Title: The captain with his whiskers

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

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4553

Title: The empty cradle, baby's gone

First Line: Little empty cradle, treasur'd now with care

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V32286

Title: Madame Rachel, or, Beautiful for ever

First Line: Oh, ladies, have you heard the news, the topic of the day?

Themes:  FraudsMarriage brokers

8th Ballad

Title: When Tom comes home

First Line: Now, Bessie my darling, come dry up your eyes

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V20448

Title: Oh what a lark!

First Line: Sally Jones, she was a widow

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V32629

Title: Here's another kind love

First Line: While strolling out the other night a friend of mine, Joe Blake

Themes:  Drinking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5277

Title: My heart is in a flutter

First Line: My heart is in a flutter

Performers:  Harcourt, George

12th Ballad

Title: Who shaved the pig?

First Line: The name I bear is Sammy Strop

Authors:  Pinder, J.Dodsworth, J.

Performers:  Wynne, John

Themes:  Barbers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3218

Title: Never marry your mother-in-law

First Line: There's a very old saying as old as the hills

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5033

Title: My Katty, kiss 'em

First Line: I've caught at last my Katty dear

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25174

Title: Make it as smooth as you can

First Line: As we travel through life many people we meet

16th Ballad

Title: In memory of the gallant 24th

First Line: They left the shores of Old England

Tune: I don't mean to tell you her name

Authors:  March, Richard

Themes:  Zulu War, 1879

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V27760

Title: The military

First Line: I am so fond of the army, a soldier's life would charm me

Performers:  Zimmer, Maggie (Mrs. H.R. Skinner), d. 1893

Themes:  Soldiers

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V6077

Title: Oh! ain't it pe-cu-li-ar

First Line: If to blow my own trumpet I may be so bold

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1292

Title: On the banks of the silvery Thames

First Line: She lived with her ma, and her crusty da-da

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V4830

Title: A scientific simpleton

First Line: A scientific simpleton who struggled fame to gain

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13774

Title: Ever of thee

First Line: Ever of thee I'm fondly dreaming

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6628

Title: Nellie, or Ten past nine

First Line: I'm off to my appointment now

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3020

Title: There's another jolly row down stairs

First Line: I'm one of those fellows who like quiet life

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V11483

Title: My sweet forget-me-not

First Line: My love's a little blue-eyed girl

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V20447

Title: Oh sweet Selina!

First Line: A poet midst his midnight oil

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V34824

Title: A cheer for our gallant 24th

First Line: As often before I have told you

Performers:  Davies, Minnie

Themes:  MilitaryZulu War, 1879

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V3846

Title: O Fred, tell them to stop

First Line: No doubt you have heard of the great Fancy Fair

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V21067

Title: Angels guard her now

First Line: Hush, tread lightly, do not wake

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V8934

Title: Flirting with the fairies

First Line: A fig say I for quietude, I am the boy for fun

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V12997

Title: Hey for the life of a soldier

First Line: When I was an infant, gossips would say

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V20785

Title: Farewell to Jumbo

First Line: Poor Jumbo's going to leave us all

Tune: Auld lang syne

Themes:  EntertainmentsZoos

32nd Ballad

Title: The contented blacksmith

First Line: The blacksmith sings from morn till night

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8153

Title: It's bound to be right in the morning

First Line: I've heard men say when married they could not go out at night

34th Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu, adieu, my only life

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

35th Ballad

Title: I'm so modest and retiring

First Line: I'm a girl so very bashful

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V20300

Title: Peter and Paul

First Line: Now Peter and Paul were remarkable chaps

Authors:  Anthony, George

Performers:  Martell, Harry

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V6075

Title: Meggie and Jo

First Line: I'm a happy-go-lucky, gay sort of chap, I dance and I sing all the day

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V30410

Title: The man at the wheel or, Why did she leave me?

First Line: Behold me, the Captain of a steamboat

Performers:  Seymour, Frank, d. 1891

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V29747

Title: Mary had a little lamb

First Line: Mary, sweet Mary, the maid of the inn

Notes:  Verse and prose

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V29837

Title: Our marriage bells are ringing

First Line: Our marriage bells are ringing

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V14270

Title: The never-empty cradle or Cradle's crowded -- twins is born

First Line: Never empty cradle! though you're in my care

Themes:  Family life

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13505

Title: Grandmother's watch. The popular reply to \"Grandfather's clock\"

First Line: My Grandmother's watch was of wonderful make

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20441

Title: Oh! dinna ask me gin I lo'e ye

First Line: Oh! dinna ask me gin I lo'e ye

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V6075

Title: Oh! ain't I having a day

First Line: I'm a happy-go-lucky, gay sort of a chap, I dance and I sing all the day

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V32127

Title: \"Our ship\"

First Line: Blow! blow! blow! the storm is at its height

Themes:  Sailing

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V20217

Title: Swinging to and fro

First Line: If you want to give your girl a treat, I'll tell you what to do

Themes:  Amusements

47th Ballad

Title: Send that cook to me

First Line: Kind people pray attention pay

Themes:  Servants

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V6286

Title: The old village school

First Line: 'Tis standing there yet, though the stern hand of time

Themes:  Rural society

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V20370

Title: Out on the tiles

First Line: A little mouse once told me that

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V20375

Title: \"Outside, please!!\"

First Line: I'm one that Nature's rounded on

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

Notes:  Verse and prose

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V10189

Title: Oh, dear me

First Line: I once fell in love with a fair young lady

52nd Ballad

Title: Ettie, hear the blue bird sing

First Line: Ettie, hear the blue bird sing

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7548

Title: Oh, you pretty soul

First Line: I met a lass the other day

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V21560

Title: Oh, what a beauty

First Line: Maria loved the Squire and the Squire so they say

Themes:  Countryman in London

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V1663

Title: Old friend, here's your good health

First Line: I like the man who's jolly

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V26173

Title: St. George, and merry England

First Line: There are three nations on the earth

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Themes:  PatriotismUnited Kingdom

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V9175

Title: Oh! Father, dear Father, the brokers are in

First Line: Oh! father, dear father, come home with me now

Themes:  Drunkenness

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V20393

Title: \"Once more, Harry!\"

First Line: I'm a true-hearted fellow, so gay and so free

Notes:  Verse and prose

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V4407

Title: Something rather dangerous, something rather nice

First Line: To pass away the time I will endeavour

60th Ballad

Title: If England to herself be true

First Line: Where'er St. George's banner waves

Themes:  Patriotism

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V5236

Title: Good bye, Emily Jane

First Line: No doubt you will be awfully sad

Notes:  Verse and prose

62nd Ballad

Title: I say, cabby!

First Line: I'm known as the Earl of St. James's

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Dandies

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17977

Title: It is not on the Battle-field

First Line: It is not on the Battle-field

64th Ballad - Roud Number: 4277

Title: Just after the battle

First Line: Still upon the field of battle

Themes:  War

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V3911

Title: Happy Ann

First Line: I've lately joined the Army

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Salvation Army

66th Ballad - Roud Number: 3765

Title: Over the garden wall

First Line: Oh, my love stood under the walnut tree

67th Ballad - Roud Number: 13941

Title: Oh, dem golden slippers!

First Line: Oh, my golden slippers am laid away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V20060

Title: All round the squares

First Line: My friend[s] all say I'm half insane

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

69th Ballad - Roud Number: 5878

Title: My heart's in the Highlands

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

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V1922

Title: A rolling stone gathers no moss

First Line: As we pass along life, how many we see

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V20015

Title: Tommy's birthday

First Line: I live with my respected Ma and little sisters three

Performers:  Francis, James

72nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7372

Title: The ring my mother wore

First Line: The earth has many treasures rare, in gems and golden ore

73rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32333

Title: When shall I send you a cradle

First Line: Young Brown was about to get married and he

Themes:  Family life

74th Ballad - Roud Number: V10529

Title: Quite the lady

First Line: While walking one night beneath the gas light

Themes:  Prostitution

75th Ballad - Roud Number: V8731

Title: Mother, he's going away

First Line: \"Sure now what are you crying for, Nelly?\"

Themes:  Irish

76th Ballad - Roud Number: V12923

Title: The family man or Father, what have you got for us?

First Line: A family man you see in me

77th Ballad - Roud Number: V14812

Title: The lash

First Line: Hush, niggers all, de old man's sleeping

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

78th Ballad

Title: Now you are married I wish you joy

First Line: When I was a child how I used to play

79th Ballad - Roud Number: V8213

Title: Leave it alone

First Line: When I was a boy I oft got in a row

80th Ballad - Roud Number: V8066

Title: One kiss more

First Line: Eyes are bright, teeth are white

Performers:  Sisters Leamar

81st Ballad - Roud Number: V34647

Title: Is there any harm in that?

First Line: I am a simple maiden

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