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Edition - Bod12499

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V22948

Title: My grandmother's rout

First Line: My grandmother gave a great rout

Themes:  Irish

Harding B 11(2548)

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Harding B 25(771)

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Johnson Ballads 921

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Edition - Bod20479

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, (wholesale and retail,) 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13379

Title: Sprig of shillelah

First Line: Oh! love is the soul of a nate Irishman

Themes:  Irish

Johnson Ballads 60

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5905

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, 6, Chadderton-st., Off Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 274


Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on a style [sic], Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 15(139a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1900

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1901

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod34

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, No. 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V2817

Title: The mother who lost her child

First Line: One day as I was going by

Themes:  Irish - England

Johnson Ballads 558

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Edition - Bod228

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7978

Title: The maid of Erin's isle

First Line: The sun had sunk down in the west

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16136

Title: I love her, how I love her

First Line: I love her, how I love her

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when, and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V11099

Title: Such a nice young gal

First Line: Blow on ye winds & crack your cheek

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1611

Title: Young Susan had lovers

First Line: Young Susan had lovers so many that she

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 4817

Title: The steam arm

First Line: O, wonders sure will never cease

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V22423

Title: The raal ould Irish gintleman

First Line: I'll sing you a dacent song that was made by a paddy's pate

Themes:  Irish

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1259

Title: The gipsey king

First Line: 'Tis I'm the gipsey king

Themes:  Gipsies

Johnson Ballads fol. 146

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Edition - Bod19029

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 923

Title: Pat Haggarty's breeches

First Line: At the sign of the Bell, on the road to Clonmell

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish shebeens

Johnson Ballads 3183

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19434

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V15724

Title: Emigrant's farewell

First Line: Farewell to old Ireland, the land of my fathers

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Johnson Ballads 3184

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19517

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting by the stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Johnson Ballads 1690

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1690A

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19770

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The poor Irish stranger

First Line: Oh pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger

Themes:  Irish exiles

Johnson Ballads 3190

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20419

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V7147

Title: The wake of Barney Brallaghan

First Line: Poor Barney Brallaghan died

Themes:  Irish wakes

Johnson Ballads 68


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Edition - Bod1953

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen, the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2459

Title: Molly Bawn

First Line: Oh Molly Bawn, why leave me pining

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er [us]

Themes:  Emigration

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2889

Title: Love lies asleep in the rose

First Line: The lady-bird skims o'er the wood

Harding B 11(1969)

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Johnson Ballads 662

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Johnson Ballads 663

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Edition - Bod5594

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2185

Title: The Inniskillen dragoon

First Line: A beautiful young damsel of fame and renown

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1191

Title: Woman's tongue

First Line: In poesy's measured lines, I have read of many times

Themes:  Women

Firth b.25(87)

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Harding B 11(1760)

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Johnson Ballads 204

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Edition - Bod5831

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 20


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a vet'ran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on the stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(239)

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Johnson Ballads 1567

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1567; The border and cut are coloured.


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Johnson Ballads 1568

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1568; The border and cut are coloured.


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Johnson Ballads 1569

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Johnson d.1773(p. 154v)

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Edition - Bod5841

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 257


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4202

Title: Rory O'More turned teetotal

First Line: Young Rory O'More, who to London had been

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 585

Title: The tinker and the chambermaid

First Line: In Beverley town a maid did dwell

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Harding B 11(3317)

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Johnson Ballads 2017A

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Edition - Bod2073

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] Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1497) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14937

Title: Have you seen my pussey

First Line: O I have lost my cat, where can he be straying

Tune: Have you seen my sister

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Bily [sic] O'Rookes the boy sir

First Line: I greased my broughs and cut my sti[ck]

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Harding B 11(1498)

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Johnson Ballads 513

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Edition - Bod13095

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (Late J. Russell,) 22, Moor-st. Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4204

Title: Rory O'More's flare-up in Birmingham

First Line: Good people all listen wherever you be

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12856

Title: That income tax! A popular parody on \"Those evening bells\"

First Line: That income tax -- tha[t] income tax!

Themes:  Taxation

Harding B 11(3316)

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Johnson Ballads 1404

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Edition - Bod13306

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 60


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13512

Title: The water drinker

First Line: Drink! drink! drink!

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4581

Title: Sleep gentle lady

First Line: Sleep gentle lady, the flowers are closing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on the stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(4048)

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Johnson Ballads 1676

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Johnson Ballads 1677

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Johnson d.1773(p. 152v)

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Edition - Bod14755

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, 6 Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V2930

Title: The Belfast lovers

First Line: You lovers all attention pay, the truth I will pen down

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration - Irish

Harding B 15(20c)

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 1895

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1896

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Edition - Bod18560

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, No. 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

2nd Ballad

Title: The cottage boy

First Line: When morning streaks the east with gold

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20449

Title: Love in Long-Acre

First Line: Oh, this love, this love, this love

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V737

Title: [None]

First Line: The soldier, tir'd of war's alarms

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Irish wakes

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid, a favourite song

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

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2046

Title: My little native vale. An Italian song

First Line: Dear is my little native vale

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6442

Title: The chough and crow

First Line: The chough and crow to roost are gone

Attributation: Sung in Guy Mannering

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2952

Title: Arise, sweet messenger of morn

First Line: Arise sweet messenger of morn

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V21259

Title: [None]

First Line: What's sweeter than the new blown rose

Attributation: Sung in the oratorio of Joseph

15th 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

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V16716

Title: The noon-tide air

First Line: Would you taste the noon-tide air

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Harding B 36(19)


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Johnson Ballads fol. 36

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Edition - Bod19163

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V16549

Title: A new comic medley

First Line: Your pardon gents and ladies all

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Irish - EnglandBallads

Johnson Ballads 110

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Edition - Bod20406

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Sold by J. Evans, No. 41, Long-Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V25327

Title: All traitors, &c. A new song

First Line: Bright Phoebus now proclaims the day

Tune: Old Towler

References:

ESTC: T196318

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

Johnson Ballads 343

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13234

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 57


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22376

Title: Slave chase

First Line: Set ev'ry stitch of canvas to woo the fresh'ning wind

Themes:  Slavery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen, the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: The brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak, the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13901

Title: The star of Glengary

First Line: The red moon is up on the moss-covered mountain

Subjects:  Scotland

Harding B 11(3541)

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Johnson Ballads 1668

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Johnson d.1773(p. 157a)

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