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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3983

Titles:
Sights of --- fair!

First Lines:
The morning is so pleasant

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3998

Titles:
The humours of Frost fair

First Lines:
All you that are curious downright

Subjects:
Thames river (England)

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4004

Titles:
Rigs and humours of the fair
Humours of this town

First Lines:
You jovial lads attention give, and listen to my ditty
Let us be mcrry [sic], it's no use to say

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1610

Titles:
Answer to Colin and Phoebe
The answer to Colin & Phoebe
Answer to Colin & Phoebe

First Lines:
Come, come dearest Phoebe let's away to the fair
Come, come dearest Phoebe, let's away to the fair

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4061

Titles:
The week after the fair or the Discontented pair

First Lines:
I'm grieved to think my wife Meg, this day we are so poor

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3999

Titles:
The humours of Bow fair

First Lines:
Bow fair it is now begun

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3329

Titles:
O tell me in which gin shop my dear
O tell me in which gin shop, my dear. A parody on \"How, when, and where\"

First Lines:
Oh, tell me in which gin shop my dear
Oh tell me in which gin shop my dear

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5634

Titles:
Excursion to Fairlop fair

First Lines:
Lads, let us jovial float

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1279

Titles:
Oh! dear what can the matter be
Dear! what can the matter be
Oh dear! what can the matter be?

First Lines:
Dear dear! what can the matter be?
He promis'd he'd buy me a fairing should please me
Dear, dear, what can the matter be?
Dear, dear, what can the matter be

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4003

Titles:
Humours of this fair
The humours of the fair

First Lines:
'Twas in the morning of the fair
'Twas on the morning of this fair

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2204

Titles:
Attempted suppression of Tiptree fair and races, forty years ago. Song

First Lines:
Come, listen awhile, and my ditty now hear

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12373

Titles:
I saw her at the fancy fair

First Lines:
I saw her at the fancy fair

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3584

Titles:
Fun of the fair
The fun of the fair

First Lines:
Whitsun Monday was the day

Subjects:
Greenwich (England)

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3986

Titles:
The new rigs and humours, scenes sights and sprees of the fair

First Lines:
Girls and chaps, sharps and flats

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4885

Titles:
Dolly Dixon

First Lines:
I'm Robin the ploughboy fro Saddleworth come
I'm Robin the plough-boy fro' Saddlesworth come
I'm Robin the ploughboy fro Saddlesworth come

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3846

Titles:
Fred, tell them to stop
Oh! George, tell them to stop
O Fred, tell them to stop

First Lines:
No doubt you have heard of the great Fancy Fair
Of course you have heard of the great fancy fair
No doubt you have heard of the great fancy fair

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 6260

Titles:
Humours of Glasgow fair

First Lines:
O, the sun frae the eastward was peeping

Subjects:
Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5601

Titles:
Ramble round the fair

First Lines:
Some gents take delight in a ramble at night

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4059

Titles:
The fair day of Fairlop fair. 3rd July, 1846

First Lines:
Come lovers of doggrel, come lovers of sport

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3984

Titles:
The sights of Glasgow fair

First Lines:
O come all you young lads, and give ear to my song

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5608

Titles:
The countryman's ramble to the fair

First Lines:
Come all you jolly husbandmen, and listen to my song

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7464

Titles:
Jock Clarkstone's description of Glasgow fair

First Lines:
It happened on a fine summer morning

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9255

Titles:
The new chanticleer, a comical song about the famous contest between Mat. Kealy, and the corporation of Navan, as to who should be cock of the walk

First Lines:
Have you heard of the Great Leinster fair, my dear

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1608

Titles:
Invitation to Fairlop fair
Fairlop fair

First Lines:
Come to Fairlop fair, my good fellows invite
Come to Fairlop fair, we good fellows invite

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7305

Titles:
Settle fair

First Lines:
I'm a brisk and merry lad that likes a bit of spreeing
I'm a brisk and merry lad, that loves a bit of spreeing

Themes:
Fairs

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