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Edition - Bod1216

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such Printer &c. 123 Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: The new Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewell dear Erin, I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 872

Title: Dick Darling the cobbler

First Line: My name is Dick Darling the cobbler

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  IrishShoemakers

2806 b.10(81)

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Firth c.26(38)

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Harding B 11(2651)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2651) is torn along top edge.


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Harding B 11(2651A)

Edition - Bod5452

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: V282

Title: The bold Irishman

First Line: I am a bold Irishman just come to town

Themes:  Irish - England

2806 b.11(165)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth b.34(36)

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Harding B 25(237)

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Edition - Bod5651

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union-street, Borough. S.E., and sold at 83, White-cross-street, St. Luke's

Series Identifier: 269


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2676

Title: The sailor's grave

First Line: Our bark was far, far from the land

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6980

Title: That raking, ranting, Reilly

First Line: There's a boy that follows me every day

Themes:  Irish

Firth c.12(340)

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Harding B 11(3382)

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Edition - Bod5679

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- st., Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier: 143


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: Garden gate

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2185

Title: The Inniskillen dragoon

First Line: A beautiful damsel of fame and renown

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

Firth c.14(180)

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Harding B 11(1293)

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Johnson Ballads 1169

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Edition - Bod2356

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, (from Pitt's,) wholesele [sic] toy and marble warehouse, 31 Dudley st. 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26624

Title: Spalpeen faunach

First Line: Rise up you lazy Munster boys, no longer stand spectators

Notes:  The title is that of the popular song, <IAn spailpi_1n fa_1nac_:> - The itinerant labourer

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: New Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewll [sic] dear Erin I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.27(106)

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Harding B 11(3609)

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Edition - Bod3380

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14 Great st. Andrew street, seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 17(101b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: The frolicksome Irishman

First Line: About nine months ago I was digging the land

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

2806 b.11(77)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.18(120)

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Firth c.14(116)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(697)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod13179

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: 553


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V582

Title: Duffy's advice

First Line: You sons of Granua that wander though Britannia

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming

Firth c.26(55)

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Edition - Bod10019

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street


Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin, that city of riches and fame

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Irish wakes

Firth c.19(228)

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Edition - Bod10178

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: 413


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14935

Title: Have you seen my missus

First Line: You've heard my children two

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2080

Title: Paddy's wake

First Line: Loud howled each Irish mourner

Themes:  Irish wakes

Firth c.20(193)

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Edition - Bod10734

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer, and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro', S.E.

Notes:  2806 b.10(78) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 252


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: You would not leave your Norah

First Line: You would not leave your Norah

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7671

Title: The good-bye at the door

First Line: Of all the memories of the past

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13866

Title: Marble halls

First Line: I dreamt that I dwelt in marblc [sic] halls

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

Firth c.26(17)

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Edition - Bod9417

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1847]

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


Ballad

Title: You must all fast!

First Line: The people say the times are hard

Themes:  Irish famine

Firth c.16(50)

Notes:  Annotated: on acct. of the Famine in Ireland, 24 March, 1847


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Edition - Bod19749

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: Dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13855

Title: Answer to the Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm coming back to you, Mary, Australia's shores I find

Subjects:  IrelandAustralia

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.26(206)

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Edition - Bod1080

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Henry Disley, Printer, 57 High street, St. Giles, London W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: Irish emigrant

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

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

Notes:  6 stanzas

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth b.25(157)

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Edition - Bod5540

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 6, great st. Andrew street 7 Dals [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V2078

Title: Paddy's bride

First Line: Come all you loyal sailors listen unto me

Subjects:  Gosport (England)

Themes:  SailorsProstitutionIrish

2806 c.18(231)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.12(381)

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Firth c.13(183)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1450)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod5678

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. [H]odges Printer Wholesale and Toy Warehouse 26n [sic] Graftou [sic] Street Soho London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5381

Title: Dont be teasing Polly

First Line: Twas on a summer day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: You would not leave your Norah

First Line: You would not leave your Norah

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3023

Title: Suit of green

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maid [sic] & listen to my melody

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(134)

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Edition - Bod6814

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 510


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4387

Title: A maiden's wants

First Line: Oh, here I am a blooming maid, who long has single tarried

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17820

Title: My heart's with my Norah

First Line: My heart's with my Norah for she is my treasure

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

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Edition - Bod7232

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(1354) is another edition. Harding B 11(1354) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 361


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15016

Title: Going to the Nore

First Line: Oh, the morning was cold when my love and I started

Themes:  Excursions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2076

Title: Paddy's grave

First Line: O'er Paddy's grave the boys and girls all press'd

Themes:  Irish wakes

Firth b.26(364)

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Edition - Bod17413

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Walker, William Chester, 1826-1848

Date  between 1833 and 1851

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

Notes:  The illustration is signed: W.C. Walker. Harding B 11(3008A) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V17534

Title: The picture of England

First Line: Tis myself dat was born now in Dublin

Themes:  Irish - EnglandSocial criticism

Firth c.16(367)

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Harding B 11(3008)

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Edition - Bod20716

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer, 177, Union-street, Borough.

Series Identifier: 393


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1695

Title: Captain Colston

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, you heroes stout and brave

Subjects:  IrelandNew York (N.Y.)Liverpool (England)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishPiracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9696

Title: The twig of the Shannon

First Line: On the beautiful banks of the Shannon

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Shillelagh

2806 b.10(58)

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Firth c.26(74)

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Harding B 11(535)

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Edition - Bod20874

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 414


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4930

Title: The Irish may apply

First Line: In the papers you have read - have you noticed what they said

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12834

Title: The sailor's journal

First Line: 'Twas post meridian, half-past four

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2806 b.11(254)

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Firth c.13(103)

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Harding B 11(1786)

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Edition - Bod24223

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3 Monmouth court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1746

Title: The hungry army

First Line: When I was young and in my prime

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1009

Title: Finnigan's wake

First Line: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville street

Themes:  Irish wakes

Firth b.25(254)

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Edition - Bod1029

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

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

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Imprint damaged. Large format


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20590

Title: The mesmerist

First Line: The secret \"How to mezmerize\" I learned some time ago

Authors:  Seldon, A.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

2nd Ballad

Title: Farewell Allanna

First Line: Farewell Allanna! farewell asthore!

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4030

Title: A modern medley. Or The singing barmaid

First Line: There is a damsel fair to see

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V940

Title: It is not the tear at this moment shed

First Line: It is not the tear at this moment shed

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V433

Title: Steer my bark to Erin's isle

First Line: Oh, I have roamed o'er many lands

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V28907

Title: Louisa's lovers

First Line: Of a giddy young girl named Louisa I'll sing

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V29069

Title: The consequence

First Line: Take my tip, here's a snip

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Powell

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

9th Ballad

Title: Give him my kind regards

First Line: When my friend Brown was leaving town

Attributation: Written, composed and sung by Lester Barrett

Authors:  Barrett, Lester

Performers:  Barrett, Lester

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V19541

Title: The song of the last harper

First Line: Ah! dark are the halls where your ancestors revell'd

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V32482

Title: He'll get it where he's gone to now

First Line: Poor Jenkins was a chilly man, which no one can deny

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

12th 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

13th Ballad

Title: The longer you linger

First Line: What a thing 'tis to be hungry and to see good grub about

Authors:  Maurice, George, d. 1903

Performers:  Champion, Harry, 1866-1942

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V34988

Title: On my own!

First Line: I'm always independent as I frequently have shewn

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

15th Ballad

Title: We had to part

First Line: Of course you've all been more or less deep in love

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3343

Title: Fly care to the winds

First Line: Fly care to the winds, thus I blow thee away

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V32268

Title: Wives

First Line: You will all have heard of \"rhino\"

Authors:  Miller, BenNorman, Robert

Performers:  Rowland, F.

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V4852

Title: Poor thing

First Line: Sal Smith was a nice girl, but so shy, Poor thing!

Authors:  Morton, Richard

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

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V12012

Title: Love's rebuke

First Line: Ye hapless ones who say, \"Love's but a dream\"

Performers:  McKay, Iver

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2976

Title: The wanderer's return

First Line: When, as a lad, long years ago

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V5370

Title: I whistle and wait for Kate

First Line: After business you will find me

Authors:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

22nd Ballad

Title: Hi! diddle diddle

First Line: Since the day of Jubilation there's been no sensation

Authors:  Robson, T.F.

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V21951

Title: Very difficult to please

First Line: I'm the victim of a delicate, discriminating taste

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V18355

Title: Timothy Tubbs

First Line: Tim Tubbs was very tubby and

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7577

Title: Peggy Cline

First Line: \"Katie Connor\" and her beau

Authors:  Kelly, A.T.Murphy, C.W., 1875-1913Levy, Maurice

Performers:  Rafferty, Pat, 1861-1952

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 13392

Title: The harp that once throug[h] Tara's halls

First Line: The harp that once through Tara's halls

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V30098

Title: They all came back

First Line: I have a birthday every year, and sometimes two or three

Attributation: Written composed and sung by Lester Barrett

Authors:  Barrett, Lester

Performers:  Barrett, Lester

28th Ballad

Title: The moral maid

First Line: There lived a moral maid in the year of sixty three

Performers:  Moore, Alec, 1861-1896

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V3804

Title: The coster's Sunday out

First Line: You've heard a lot of talk about this moke of Mister 'Awkins

Performers:  Lundberg, Ada, 1850-1899Mason, Fred, 1868-1895

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3802

Title: The working man's Sunday at home

First Line: There's just now a botheration agitation and vexation

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

Themes:  Working hours

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V32274

Title: I havn't made any enquiries

First Line: A young man who once heard me sing stood up and said

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28035

Title: The girl was young and pretty

First Line: I'll sing you a song with a moral about

Attributation: Written composed & sung by Charles Chaplin

Authors:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20428

Title: Oh! we've got a lot of 'em

First Line: There are lots of ladies in this world

Performers:  Vance, Eunice

34th Ballad

Title: Some sang high, some sang low

First Line: I went to a musical party

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V10017

Title: Blowhard's brass band

First Line: I've often heard that music's charms will soothe the savage breast

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V25216

Title: Reconciled

First Line: After years of life apart

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V2917

Title: The road to paradise

First Line: Where busy people throng the street

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V4122

Title: Norah's message

First Line: Ah surely thou wilt not forsake me

Performers:  Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V19511

Title: My gentle harp

First Line: My gentle harp, once more I waken

40th Ballad

Title: His first offence

First Line: In an officer's tent, far away from old Ireland

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  ArmyIrish

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V21039

Title: There's a good time coming

First Line: Boys when you're going to get wed

Performers:  Vance, Eunice

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9903

Title: Three jolly tars

First Line: Now, once upon a time there were three jolly tars

Authors:  Oxenford, Edward, 1847-1929

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8156

Title: She was right

First Line: Of all the artful women it has

Performers:  Joyce, Sid

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V1086

Title: Scenes that are brightest

First Line: Scenes that are brightest may charm awhile

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V15747

Title: Not the only one

First Line: I always make the best of thing[s]

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V6766

Title: Sweetheart

First Line: I stand beneath the trysting tree

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V23401

Title: That's how it's done

First Line: Once I would refust an invite

Performers:  Leno, Dan, 1860-1904

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V4625

Title: Nellie and May, sisters were they

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

Authors:  Kelly, John T., 1855-1922

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V26694

Title: I didn't know

First Line: I once was asked to sing, at some

Attributation: Author, composer, and singer, Austin Rudd

Authors:  Rudd, Austin

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V25729

Title: Hello, Mary!

First Line: Now in that neat cot at the foot of the hill

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V9467

Title: Never judge by appearance

First Line: One day I thought I'd try my friends and see if they were true

Authors:  Hart, Joseph

Performers:  Lawlor, Charles B., 1852-1925

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6189

Title: Love has eyes

First Line: Love's blind, they say

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20490

Title: Now then Molly

First Line: I live with my granny, in a pretty home

Authors:  McCarthy, W.H.

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V28017

Title: Katie my own

First Line: Now, I want to tell you about my sweetheart

Authors:  Tilbury, Walter

Performers:  Lawrence, Katie

55th Ballad - Roud Number: 4822

Title: Little Annie Rooney

First Line: [A] winning way, a pleasant smile

Attributation: Written, composed, and sung by Michael Nolan

Authors:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

Performers:  Nolan, Michael, 1867-1909

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V35121

Title: King of the boys

First Line: In life we see some funny things, no matter where we go

Authors:  St. Leonards, C.Manhill, James, 1848-1899Cleve, Joseph

Performers:  Robina, Fanny, 1862-1927

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V32669

Title: That's what I call plucky!

First Line: We very often hear folks praise

Authors:  Howard, CarlPether, H.E.

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V29925

Title: Marjor-ie! Marjor-osh!

First Line: A maiden fair was mashed on me

Authors:  Morton, RichardPether, H.E.

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V8625

Title: My hat's a brown 'un

First Line: Why is it people gaze at me

Performers:  Robey, George, 1869-1954

60th Ballad

Title: Sweethearts

First Line: In a far off, quaint old village

Authors:  Willmott, CharlesPether, H.E.

Performers:  Howard, Lizzie, 1864-1901

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin, how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Themes:  Ireland

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14020

Title: Mary Green

First Line: Close beside a running brook just outside the town

Authors:  Lamb, Henry

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V12435

Title: Erin, O Erin!

First Line: Like the bright lamp that shone in Kildare's holy fane

Themes:  Ireland

65th Ballad

Title: That pie! Parody on \"For you\"

First Line: Old Time may shuffle on, my love

Performers:  Raeburn, Sam, 1865-1890

66th Ballad

Title: Norah

First Line: Let others sing of maidens fair

Authors:  Robson, T.F.

Performers:  Rafferty, Pat, 1861-1952

67th Ballad - Roud Number: V12392

Title: Avenging and bright

First Line: Avenging and bright fell the swift sword of Erin

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V25980

Title: We've all been there

First Line: Don't think that I have just arrived from some seafaring town

Performers:  Ford, Harry, d. 1894

69th Ballad - Roud Number: V29938

Title: Didn't we lower the tiddley

First Line: My friends, you must excuse me, please; I've been upon the spree

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Fairburn, George, 1864-1918

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V752

Title: Norah, the pride of Kildare

First Line: As beauteous as Flora, is charming young Norah

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V24957

Title: Rumfoozler's club

First Line: I've joined the famed Rumfoozler's Club, quite ignored my favourite pub

Attributation: Composed and Sung by Leo Dryden

Authors:  Dryden, Leo

Performers:  Dryden, Leo

Firth b.28(8a/b)








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Edition - Bod7126

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 191


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24245

Title: The cottage maid

First Line: One morning in my rambles, as I walked by the sea shore

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1555

Title: Dear Irish boy

First Line: My Connor, his cheeks they are as ruddy as morning

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 950

Title: Banks of the Nile

First Line: Hark! I hear the drums a beating, no longer can I stay

Subjects:  IrelandEgypt

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

Firth b.26(269)

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Firth c.13(189)

Notes:  Firth c.13(189); Imperfect: lacking the third ballad.


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Harding B 11(157)

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Edition - Bod3573

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(1717) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 326


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7814

Title: I'm a roving Irish boy

First Line: Ah, sure my darlings ye'd like to know

Subjects:  IrelandVictoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  IrishFarmers - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed, I had a roving mind

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.26(293)

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