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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1084

Titles:
Poor Savoyard boy
Savoyard boy
The Savoyard boy

First Lines:
I came from a land far away, far away

Subjects:
Italy

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2653

Titles:
Ben Bolt
Sweet Bolt Ben Allis
Alice, Ben Bolt
Alice Ben Bolt
The original, Ben Bolt. Unabridged, and unaltered

First Lines:
Oh! don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt?
Don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt?
O don't you remember, sweet Bolt Ben Allis
Oh! don't you remember sweet Alice Ben Bolt
Oh don't you remember, sweet Alice, Ben Bolt
Oh don't you remember sweet Alice Ben Bolt
Oh don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt
Oh! don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7202

Titles:
The Swiss toy seller

First Lines:
From Switzerland I come to you

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain

Edition - Bod4484

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: Musical instruments. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2653

Title: Sweet Bolt Ben Allis

First Line: O don't you remember, sweet Bolt Ben Allis

Themes:  Immigrants - Great Britain

Harding B 18(455)

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Edition - Bod23408

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 6, Great St. Andrew street Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 12(99) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V1084

Title: Savoyard boy

First Line: I came from a land far away, far away

Themes:  Immigrants - Great Britain

Johnson Ballads 989

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9483

Titles:
Italian guinea-pig boy

First Lines:
I'm poor Italian guinea-pig boy

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain
Street traders

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13993

Titles:
A new song for the times The Union houses must come down and railroads go to pot

First Lines:
Come all you English poor folks

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain
Railways
Poverty

Edition - Bod6933

Imprint Names:  Burdett, J.T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1855

Imprint: Printed by J.T. Burdett, 150 and 151, St. John Street, Smithfield, London

Series Identifier: 14


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18913

Title: The last links are broken

First Line: The last links are broken that bound me to thee

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V388

Title: Rose of Lucerne

First Line: I've come across the sea, I've braved every danger

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V308

Title: Can I e'er forget the valley

First Line: Can I e'er forget the valley

Firth b.25(64)

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Harding B 11(2079)

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Edition - Bod19626

Imprint Names:  Rhodes and sons

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Imprint: Printed and Published by Rhodes & Sons, 2, Aire Street, Leeds


Ballad

Title: Chin, Chin, the Chinaman!

First Line: Merry England went to war

Themes:  Immigrants - Great BritainChinese - England

Johnson Ballads 1844

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V388

Titles:
Rose of Lucerne, or, The Swiss toy girl
Rose of Lucerne
The Rose of Lucerne
Rose of Lucerne; or, The Swiss toy girl
The Swiss toy girl
The rose of Lucerne

First Lines:
I've come across the sea, I've braved every danger
I've come across the sea, I've brav'd every danger
I've come across the sea

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain
Switzerland
Street traders

Edition - Bod31

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer (from the late I. Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley St. 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13993

Title: A new song for the times The Union houses must come down and railroads go to pot

First Line: Come all you English poor folks

Themes:  Immigrants - Great BritainPovertyRailways

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1096

Title: Oe'r the green sea

First Line: 'Twas on the ocean far from shore

Notes:  The same setting of type as in Johnson Ballads 569

Themes:  Naval

Johnson Ballads 568

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Edition - Bod20974

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8022

Title: Our king is a true British sailor

First Line: Too long out of sight have been kept jolly tars

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

2nd Ballad

Title: Meet me to night

First Line: Meet me to-night in the path which lie

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V143

Title: Oh, bring me but my Arab steed

First Line: Oh, bring me but my Arab steed

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1941

Title: The merry mountain horn

First Line: Come, my gallant soldier, come!

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V34200

Title: The welcome

First Line: Come, hurrah! boys, & help me to sing

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: The new God save the king

First Line: God save our noble king

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V7191

Title: The deep deep sea

First Line: Oh come with me my love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: Follow him, nor fearful deem

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1245

Title: The Highland minstrel boy

First Line: I hae wander'd mony a night in June

Performers:  Anderson, Mr.

Subjects:  Scotland

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1279

Title: Dear! what can the matter be

First Line: He promis'd he'd buy me a fairing should please me

Themes:  Fairs

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V388

Title: The Swiss toy girl

First Line: I've come across the sea

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V13891

Title: Welcome Adelaide our beloved queen

First Line: Arouse, arouse all Britain's isle

Subjects:  Adelaide, Queen dowager, 1792-1849

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V881

Title: The butterfly was a gentleman

First Line: The butterfly was a gentleman

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V18882

Title: The jasmine-flower

First Line: How lovely the jessamine-flower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: On the banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow-worm gilds the elfin bower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: The light bark

First Line: Off! said the stranger, off, off, & away!

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V4543

Title: O! softly sleep, my baby boy

First Line: O! Softly sleep my baby boy

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V8654

Title: The Marseilloise hymn

First Line: Ye sons of France awake to glory

Authors:  Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph, 1760-1836

19th Ballad

Title: Come to thy lattice

First Line: Come to thy lattice, the stars are bright

Firth b.25(103/104)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4918

Titles:
Dinah Lee

First Lines:
When fust to England I com'd over

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain
Illegitimacy
Jews
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13229

Titles:
Buy a broom
Buy a broom!
Buy a broom. Duett
Buy a Broom

First Lines:
From Teutchland I come, with my light wares all laden
Buy a broom! buy a broom!
From Teuchland I came with my light ware all laden
From Tutschland I come with my light wares all laden
From Tutschland I come, with my light wares all laden
From Trenchland I came with my light ware all laden
From Tenchland [sic] I came with my light wares all laden
From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden
From Teutchland I come with my best wares all laden

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain
Cries of London
Street traders
Germans

Edition - Bod6962

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Jas. Catnach, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Notes:  The text is reprinted elsewhere on the sheet.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1251

Title: Ere around the huge oak

First Line: Ere around the huge oak that o'ershadows yon mill

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

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

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's labour lost

First Line: Young love in a transport exclaim'd

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

First Line: O the days are gone by when beauty bright

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2068

Title: Country sports

First Line: Happy is a country life

Themes:  Rural society

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish wakes

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battlefield

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land, good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Edition - Bod21945

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 536


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9483

Title: Italian guinea-pig boy

First Line: I'm poor Italian guinea-pig boy

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V191

Title: Beautiful Nell

First Line: Don't talk to me of pretty girls

3rd Ballad

Title: The green of Erin

First Line: Full often when our fathers saw the red above the green

Subjects:  Tone, Theobald Wolfe, 1763-1798

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

2806 c.16(237)

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Harding B 11(214)

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Edition - Bod22941

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 153


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16005

Title: My old wife

First Line: Time has dimm'd the lustre of her eyes that brightly shone

Themes:  Marriage - men

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4918

Title: Dinah Lee

First Line: When fust to England I com'd over

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentJewsImmigrants - Great BritainIllegitimacy

2806 d.31(30)

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Harding B 11(2575)

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Edition - Bod23114

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: [R. March &] Co., St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements.

Series Identifier: R. March & Co.'s Sole Right Edition 117


1st Ballad

Title: The signalman on the line

First Line: When the train is swiftly speeding on the metals tho' [sic] the night

Authors:  Daly, BrianAndrews, Bond

Performers:  Celli, Frank H., 1841-1904

Themes:  Railways

2nd Ballad

Title: One of the boys

First Line: There's a jolly little crew that I know

Authors:  Maurice, George, d. 1903

Performers:  Deane, Charles

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad

Title: Round and round

First Line: Have you never had the feeling when you started out at night

Authors:  Castling, HarryVenton, F.W., d. 1918

Performers:  Hurley, Alec, 1863-1913Leighton, Harry

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V23999

Title: The society actor

First Line: I'm the fellow of whom you've all read

Authors:  Atkins, NortonMcGlennon, Felix

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

Themes:  Social statusClothingDebt

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V20527

Title: The night I played Richard the Third

First Line: I always had a fancy to come out upon the stage

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Themes:  Theaters

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V10550

Title: The beat of the drum

First Line: Will you gang with me, my lassie?

Performers:  Maybrick, Michael, 1844-1913

Themes:  SoldiersWar

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V25928

Title: Up in the gallery on a Saturday night

First Line: I am a boy that enjoys myself

Attributation: Written & sung by Frederick Williams, Manager, Deacon's Music Hall

Authors:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916

Performers:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916

Themes:  Theaters

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V20418

Title: The old bachelor

First Line: They say that human nature finds relief in matrimony

Performers:  Atkins, Will

Themes:  BachelorsMarriage - men

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V23969

Title: Skating at Olympia

First Line: I thought a little skating would be healthy

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Themes:  Amusements

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9542

Title: Rainbow in de sky

First Line: Pretty little girl in a bran new suit

Authors:  Dacre, Harry

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1722

Title: The dandy coloured coon

First Line: Now I'm a gallous nigger when I'm round about the town

Authors:  Morton, RichardLe Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Stratton, Eugene, 1861-1918

Subjects:  Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V25789

Title: The oft told tale

First Line: A woodman sang beside a brook

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V20405

Title: Old pals

First Line: The happiest hour in a man's career

Authors:  Boden, Harry

Performers:  Anderson, Harry

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V4473

Title: When the children are asleep

First Line: Ere the night has ended day

Performers:  de Fonblanque, Madame

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11429

Title: Sarah, Sarah. Or A donkey cart built for two

First Line: I've got such a nice young man

Authors:  Bedford, Harry

Performers:  Carney, Kate, 1868-1950

Themes:  Entertainments

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V4674

Title: Our boys across the sea

First Line: There is a land of beauty, a land of mighty power

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Sullivan, Rose, 1863-1895

Subjects:  Ireland

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V31537

Title: Remembered or forgotten

First Line: I feel my heart with hope and gladness beating

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V32406

Title: Yes, you are!

First Line: The men of to-day have some odd little ways

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Valmore, Jenny

Themes:  Men

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1440

Title: Rose in her Sunday clothes

First Line: What is the flow'r of an Englishman's heart

Authors:  Hall, Albert, 1864-1907Murphy, C.W., 1875-1913

Performers:  Valmore, Jenny

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood, was a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V32269

Title: The vindow man

First Line: You'll guess my line of pizness by the things upon my back

Authors:  Wilmott, CharlesPether, H.E.

Performers:  Rich, J.C.

Themes:  JewsImmigrants - Great Britain

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4944

Title: Pretty girl rather

First Line: One day, while strolling through the street

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

Themes:  Prostitution

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V29173

Title: Yes! Yes!! Yes!!!

First Line: My song is quite a novelty

Performers:  Travers, Hyram

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 5266

Title: Pretty pond lilies

First Line: Whilst waiting in the lane for you, darling

25th Ballad

Title: When summer comes again

First Line: There was once a young maiden of tender grace

Authors:  Thornton, James, 1861-1938

Performers:  Thornton, Bonnie, 1873-1920

26th Ballad

Title: Various topics (old & new)

First Line: Not quite one hundred years ago

Performers:  Hunter, G.W.

Themes:  Salvation Army

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V28905

Title: The giddy little girl said \"No.\"

First Line: I'll tell you a tale of a giddy little girl

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Powell, Orlando

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V4790

Title: Here's to Private Tommy Atkins

First Line: You can fetch him from the \"Grapes\" or \"Barley Mow\"

Authors:  St. Clair, F.V.

Themes:  SoldiersWar

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V26608

Title: Looking for a coon like me

First Line: Say, hab you seen a yaller gal

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Wentworth, Bessie, 1874-1901

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V20390

Title: One who is life to me

First Line: What means that thrill of newly waken'd gladness

Authors:  Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922Pettitt, Henry, 1848-1893

Performers:  St. John, Florence, 1854-1912

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V34995

Title: Oh! take me there

First Line: I'm told there is a blissful spot

Authors:  Ellis, A.E.Durandeau, Augustus E., d. 1893

Performers:  Dempsey, W.P.Stevens, Charles E., d. 1910

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13797

Title: You men you think you're tricky

First Line: When boys and girls meet they think they are in love

Performers:  Cavendish, Nellie

Themes:  Marriage - gender roles

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4625

Title: Nellie and May, sisters were they

First Line: I will tell to you a story which the shades of life will show

Authors:  Kelly, John T., 1855-1922

34th Ballad

Title: The rowdy-dowdy boys

First Line: Girls, I'm a jolly old chappie

Authors:  Conley, TomMcGlennon, Felix

Themes:  AmusementsPolice

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V6115

Title: Robin Hood up to date

First Line: Some people praise the good old days

Authors:  Lennard, Horace, d. 1920Andrews, Bond

Performers:  Chard, Kate, 1862-1942

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V34234

Title: The miser

First Line: With greedy eyes the miser

Authors:  Beverly, Gus

Performers:  Rich, J.C.

Themes:  Money

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V24072

Title: Obadiah and Maria

First Line: Oh! I dreamed that I should meet my love to-day

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V5434

Title: Oh, 'Ria! A cockney's love affair

First Line: It was in the doorway of a 'pub

Authors:  Castling, Harry

Performers:  Pearl, Arthur

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V30647

Title: Mona

First Line: O, swift goes my boat like a bird on the billow

Authors:  Weatherly, F.E.Maybrick, Michael, 1844-1913

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V20394

Title: On the same old spot once more

First Line: It's somewhat sweet I think to know

Performers:  Anderson, Harry

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V23977

Title: Push dem clouds away

First Line: If you want to git to Heaven on de nickel-plated road

Authors:  Gaunt, Percy

Performers:  Pryde, Peggy

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5385

Title: Oh, Polly! Pretty little Polly!

First Line: Now, you talk about yer ladies -- female aristocratic swells

Authors:  Castling, HarryVenton, F.W., d. 1918

Performers:  Hurley, Alec, 1863-1913

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15747

Title: Not the only one

First Line: I always make the best of thing

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V5301

Title: If the heart of a man

First Line: If the heart of a man is depressed with care

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V8100

Title: You grasp the situation in a minute

First Line: Did you ever chance to meet with a coster in the street

Authors:  Calvert, C.W.Eaton, W.G.

Performers:  Leamar, Alice, 1869-1950

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V7544

Title: Oh, Flossie! Pretty little Flossie

First Line: Little sweetheart, up above me

Authors:  Morton, Richard

Performers:  Little Chip (Pseudonym)

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V20390

Title: One who is life to me

First Line: What means that thrill of newly waken'd gladness

Authors:  Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922Pettitt, Henry, 1848-1893

Performers:  St. John, Florence, 1854-1912

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V28081

Title: You'll have to name the day

First Line: Hold your whist, while I tell you what's happened to me

Authors:  Adams, HarryHarrison, J.M.

Performers:  Sullivan, Rose, 1863-1895

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V4659

Title: Oh! Mr. Porter

First Line: Lately I just spent a week with my old aunt Brown

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

Themes:  Railways

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V16788

Title: Venice at Olympia

First Line: To Venice at Olympia I took my girl

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Themes:  Amusements

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V27097

Title: Real good boys

First Line: The days of my childhood, ah! well I remember

Authors:  Robson, T.G.

Performers:  Collins, Marie

52nd Ballad

Title: You and I, and all of us

First Line: Now, you, and I, and all of us

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32674

Title: Our 'armonic club

First Line: On a Monday night when the blokes 'as finished work

Themes:  Drinking

54th Ballad

Title: Up go the fireworks

First Line: Upon the usual firework night

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Combes, Arthur

Themes:  Fireworks

55th Ballad

Title: Oo-diddley-oo!

First Line: It's very, very hard when all that you can say

Authors:  Starr, Harry

Performers:  Rigby, Arthur W.

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V13103

Title: You look after me

First Line: Two jolly pals made up their minds a party to attend

Authors:  Connor, T.W.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Themes:  Drinking

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V28122

Title: Saturday

First Line: There's one day a week when we feel a bit \"Gay,\"

Authors:  Maurice, George, d. 1903

Performers:  Champion, Harry, 1866-1942

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V20268

Title: Riding on the District Railway

First Line: A maid came to London just for change

Authors:  Morris, Alfred J., 1861-1905Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Coleman, Bessie

Themes:  SeductionCountryman in LondonLondon Underground

59th Ballad

Title: Marguerite's lovers

First Line: I was once Queen of a beauty show

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Torr, Clara

60th Ballad

Title: My old man

First Line: The time does swiftly flow

Authors:  Morton, RichardLe Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Lawrence, Katie

Themes:  Family life

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V11835

Title: Adieu, my lov'd harp

First Line: Adieu, mu lov'd harp, for no more shall the vale

62nd Ballad

Title: The Irish colleen

First Line: I went to a party consisting of four

Authors:  Robey, W.C.

Performers:  Howard, Lizzie, 1864-1901

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh, have you not heard of Kate Kearney

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V7812

Title: Carrie Gray

First Line: An old fellow once at a cosy bar stood

Authors:  Darnley, HerbertAtkins, Norton

Performers:  McCarthy, D.J.

Themes:  Letter-writingCourtship - difference in social status

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V5184

Title: At the mid hour of night

First Line: At the mid hour of night, when stars are weeping, I fly

66th Ballad - Roud Number: 2058

Title: Shepherds, I have lost my love

First Line: Shepherds, I have lost my love

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Edition - Bod3252

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., 18, St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements. Large format

Series Identifier: R. March's Copyright Edition 889


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu, adieu, my only life

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5457

Title: Saved by a child

First Line: 'Twas a golden, radiant Sabbath morn

Performers:  McKay, Iver

Themes:  Religion

3rd Ballad

Title: Serenade -- \"Dreaming\"

First Line: Forest and meadows in moonbeams are dreaming

Attributation: Sung by Master Frank Peskett and Mr. Stedman's Choir Boys

Performers:  Peskett, FrankMr. Stedman's Choir Boys

4th Ballad

Title: The scent of the roses

First Line: I open an ancient casket

Performers:  Cole, Belle, 1845-1905

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V26374

Title: The singer's wish

First Line: If the songs I have sung find a place in your heart

6th Ballad

Title: So did Uncle Charley

First Line: For three months I've been on the Q T

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V10181

Title: So are we all, dear boys!

First Line: I'm one of the fellows who never say die

Performers:  Vance

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V33249

Title: So it was

First Line: I have a most confiding wife

Performers:  Macdermott, Gilbert Hastings, 1845-1901

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V6464

Title: So much the better for you

First Line: To you that have plenty of money I say

Performers:  Bonehill, Bessie, d. 1902

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20240

Title: The shy young girl

First Line: While walking in the park, my friends

Attributation: Written and sung by Charles Clifford

Authors:  Clifford, Charles

Performers:  Clifford, Charles

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sang truce, for the night cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Military

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V27308

Title: That's the only bit of comfort I have got

First Line: Some day -- well so they tell me, we shall all be better off

Themes:  Family life

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V6468

Title: 'Twere better so!

First Line: All around the flow'rs are fading

Performers:  Myers, Clara

14th Ballad

Title: She's changed by boots for a set of jugs

First Line: \"What is it?\" and \"Where has it sprung from?\"

Themes:  Domestic economy

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25434

Title: A soldier of fortune am I

First Line: Yes a soldier of fortune am I

Performers:  Martin, J.B.Mohawk Minstrels

Themes:  Soldiers

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V34929

Title: Soldier Jim

First Line: For a \"rogue about town\" you could safely set down

Themes:  Military

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V21731

Title: She may have gone to Germany

First Line: Oh frailty thy name is woman

18th Ballad

Title: The silent choir

First Line: I wander'd one moonlight evening

Themes:  Ruins

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V4407

Title: Something rather dangerous, something rather nice

First Line: To pass away the time I will endeavour

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 24448

Title: She was

First Line: I sing of Martha my dear wife

Themes:  Domestic relations

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V8203

Title: She called in a broker

First Line: I'm not going to sing that she's marmalade jam, or anything like it so sweet

Authors:  Johnson, BobPage, Charles

Themes:  Domestic relations

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17984

Title: She's a daisy

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

Themes:  Education

23rd 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

Attributation: Written, composed, and sung by John Read

Authors:  Read, John

Performers:  Read, John

Themes:  Amusements

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

Subjects:  Scotland

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V34081

Title: She boxed my ears with a frying pan

First Line: I am a chicken hearted man

Performers:  Windley, Harry

Themes:  Domestic violence

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V1693

Title: The scarlet runners

First Line: The scarlet runners we are called

Themes:  Military

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V34928

Title: Salisbury and Gladstone

First Line: A few days ago whilst I was in town

Subjects:  Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryHome Rule - Ireland

28th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

29th Ballad

Title: The seat in the chimney corner Or, How's that for sixty- three?

First Line: Oh! It's more than forty years ago

Themes:  Old age

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V16972

Title: Snowdrops and violets

First Line: Snowdrops and violets, laden with dew

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V19054

Title: Somebody whispered so sweetly

First Line: Where is the harm if she met him

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28123

Title: Six months' hard

First Line: Last week while passing Bow Street I had nothing much to do

Performers:  Campbell, Herbert, 1844-1904

Subjects:  Spurgeon, Charles Haddon, 1834-1892Irving, Henry, 1838-1905

Themes:  Courts and lawExeter Hall (London, England)

33rd Ballad

Title: Signor Macstinger

First Line: I sing of a feminine gender

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V4230

Title: The squire, or, \"Far from the madding crowd\"

First Line: Squire Squeekem was a male, and he had been so from his birth

Performers:  Godfrey, Charles, 1851-1900

Themes:  City vs. countryRural society

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V32240

Title: She thought she might as well

First Line: Katie at the garden gate

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V10181

Title: So are we all, dear boys!

First Line: I'm one of the fellows who never say die

Performers:  Vance

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V17183

Title: Songs of childhood

First Line: Songs of childhood! how they haunt us

Performers:  Elliott, Meredyth

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V9423

Title: Shoulder to shoulder

First Line: The storm long brewing's burst at last

Themes:  War

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V29939

Title: I've done it

First Line: It's a well-known fact that we often go out on the spree

Authors:  Wincott, H.

Performers:  Bignell, Charles

40th Ballad

Title: Too sweet to last

First Line: When in the calm and tinted sea

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V32832

Title: Two sides to a hedge

First Line: This side the hedge, two \"golden youths\"

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32626

Title: The sultan's daughter

First Line: The Sultan's daughter, dreaming, stood

Performers:  Vagnolini, Marie

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my only life

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Performers:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V4590

Title: Sleep, my loved one!

First Line: Sleep, the shades of night are falling

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V11111

Title: Tzim! tzim! tzig-a-zig-zigs

First Line: A countess, if he signs the deed

Attributation: Comic duet sung by Madlle. Vanoni and Mr. Arthur Roberts

Performers:  Vanoni, MarieRoberts, Arthur, 1852-1933

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V4409

Title: Something went wrong with the works

First Line: I'm in an awful rage to-night

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V30246

Title: Sowing and reaping

First Line: Forth went a youth a ploughing, in grey and chilly dawning

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural society

48th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V27404

Title: Two singers

First Line: Two singers loved the daughter of a king

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V3332

Title: The beggar child's dream

First Line: The snow had robed the earth in white

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V27391

Title: Think of this, think of that

First Line: Mrs. Brown she had a daughter whose age was seventeen or more

Attributation: Written, composed and sung by John Read

Authors:  Read, John

Performers:  Read, John

Themes:  Marriage - women

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26173

Title: St. George, and merry England

First Line: There are three nations on the earth

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Themes:  Patriotism

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28704

Title: Sing on

First Line: Old age with many a genial grace

Performers:  Pierpoint, Bantock

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V32949

Title: Such a mash!

First Line: A creature whom I know, whom I know, whom I know

Performers:  Power, Nelly, 1851-1887

55th Ballad

Title: Sophia phia phia

First Line: There is a very pretty girl whom I admire

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V31044

Title: Sweet lavender

First Line: 'Twas only a loving look, by blue eyes fondly thrown

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V12444

Title: The sun shines bright at last

First Line: Dear Jenny you remember how I told you long ago

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V2848

Title: Sally with the coal black eye

First Line: Oh, Sally is the girl that won my heart

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V25656

Title: [Squee]ze my little finger

First Line: This world's made up of sweets and sours

Performers:  Ripon, George, d. 1908

60th Ballad

Title: Speak to me

First Line: Why turn away when I draw near

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V30482

Title: Solomon's proverbs

First Line: I'm Solomon the second, and I've very often reckon'd

Performers:  Hunter, G.W.

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6809

Title: The smugglers

First Line: From Brighton two Paddies walked under the cliff

Themes:  Irish

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3107

Title: Under the greenwood tree

First Line: Under the greenwood tree

64th Ballad - Roud Number: 24506

Title: Sweet chiming bells

First Line: Like a dream ye came to cheer me

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V4628

Title: Sweet little blue eyed Nell

First Line: Although I'm not a tip top swell

66th Ballad - Roud Number: V32911

Title: Stop it!

First Line: If there's one thing more than another I hate

67th Ballad - Roud Number: V7202

Title: The Swiss toy seller

First Line: From Switzerland I come to you

Themes:  Immigrants - Great Britain

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V23088

Title: The Shoreditch handicap

First Line: When I went out last Easter time to Epping's calm retreat

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

69th Ballad

Title: Send that cook to me

First Line: Kind people pray attention pay

Themes:  Servants

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V4893

Title: The soldier dolly

First Line: There once was a sweet tiny maiden

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V4254

Title: A song for other days

First Line: \"Sing oh! -- the land, the slighted land\"

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th century

72nd Ballad

Title: She'd kept them all for me

First Line: The lady I have made my wife was once a sweet young miss

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

73rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6335

Title: Susan Sweet

First Line: Miss Susan Sweet's a charming girl, whose face is like her name

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

74th Ballad - Roud Number: V28287

Title: Shreds and patches

First Line: While the yule log bright is burning

Themes:  Poverty

75th Ballad - Roud Number: V6806

Title: The soldier's return

First Line: We parted with a cheerful smile

Themes:  Soldiers

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