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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 - Bod5815

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3

Title: I sowed the seeds of love

First Line: I sowed the seeds of love it was all in the spring

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wretched stranger

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish exiles

Harding B 11(1657)

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Edition - Bod3313

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1878]

Imprint: Taylor, Printer, 92 & 93, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15090

Title: I guess you'll be there

First Line: When the sun is gone down like a king to his rest

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wretched stranger

Authors:  Anally, E.

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish exiles

Harding B 11(1631)

Notes:  Annotated: 7.9.78.


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Harding B 20(254)

Notes:  Annotated: 7.9.78.


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Edition - Bod11392

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 19


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15109

Title: The drunken husband

First Line: You married women draw near awhile

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7631

Title: Paddy from Cork, with his coat buttoned behind

First Line: Dublin's a duck of a city

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish

Harding B 11(1009)

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Edition - Bod13339

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W. Fortey, Printer, Mmouth [sic] Court Bloomsbury

Notes:  Harding B 11(3067) is another edition Harding B 11(3068) is another issue but with a different printer.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6458

Title: Poor crazy Jane

First Line: Why fair maid in every feature

Authors:  Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: The exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(3066)

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Edition - Bod8041

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: Young Riley

First Line: As I was walking through the county of Cavan

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.11(55)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(316a)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod23372

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  2806 c.11(216) is another edition Harding B 11(3069) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6458

Title: Poor crazy Jane

First Line: Why fair maid in every feature

Authors:  Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: The exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(3070)

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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 - Bod11258

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, Seven-dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: The exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Notes:  5 stanzas

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3157

Title: Mr. Walker the twopenny postman

First Line: Very near the West end, tho' I must not tell where

Themes:  AdulteryPostmen

Harding B 11(1105)

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Edition - Bod11757

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed & Published, by H. Such, 177, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  2806 b.11(10) is another issue

Series Identifier: 449


1st Ballad

Title: It may be so some day

First Line: Some say that dreams contrary go, I really think so too

Tune: No Irish need apply

Subjects:  PolandIrelandU.S.A.Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

Themes:  WarRailways

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9059

Title: Norah M'Shane

First Line: I've left Ballymornach a long way behind me

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(1814)

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Edition - Bod11883

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, from Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12738

Title: I should dearly like to marry

First Line: I should dearly like to marry

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beech [sic] a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Notes:  5 stanzas

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(1655)

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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 - Bod11578

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wret[c]hed stranger

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - IrelandIrish exiles

Harding B 11(1240)

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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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Edition - Bod12704

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2558

Title: Poor Pat must emigrate

First Line: Farewell to poor old Erin's isle, I now must leave you for awhile

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad

Title: The old man's darling

First Line: At the age of seventeen I wanted a wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 11(3100)

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Edition - Bod13927

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol; T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6458

Title: Crazy Jane

First Line: Why [f]air maid [i]n every feature

Authors:  Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(740)

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Edition - Bod7065

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1166

Title: General Munroe

First Line: Come all good people and listen unto me

Subjects:  IrelandMonro, Henry, 1768-1798

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11909

Title: The maid of Martindale

First Line: In Martindale a village gay

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.26(204)

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Edition - Bod10475

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love. Being a copy of verse written by a young lady, who drowned herself in the river Humber

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw ne[ar]

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: Young Riley

First Line: As I was going through the county of Cavon

Subjects:  IrelandPennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(1049)

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Edition - Bod11993

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed by H. Such, Newsvender, 123, Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier: 80


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: Irish stranger

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

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish exiles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 90

Title: The life of Georgey

First Line: As I was a walking over London bridge

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

Themes:  Courts and lawExecutionsHorses

Harding B 11(1797)

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Harding B 11(1798)

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Edition - Bod15647

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: 636


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V880

Title: Burke's farewell

First Line: Farewell to the land of my birth and adoption

Themes:  Home Rule - IrelandFenians

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2287

Title: Shamrock shore

First Line: In a musing mind with me combine

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.10(123)

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Harding B 11(494)

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Edition - Bod663

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, poems, and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: R. March & Co.'s Sole Right Edition 37


1st Ballad

Title: Is it any injustice to England?

First Line: I was thinking tonight, as I sat in the gloaming

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8671

Title: A health to thee, Tom Moor[e]

First Line: My boat is on the shore

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5266

Title: Pretty pond lilies

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5839

Title: Stick to the whisky you're used to

First Line: To London repaired from the purty green Isle

Performers:  Leslie, Fred

Themes:  Irish - England

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

6th Ballad

Title: The Irish Italian grinder. Or, The Irish Mickey

First Line: You'd think by the style of my cost [sic]

Authors:  Duffy, H.A.Powell, Orlando

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Themes:  Organ-grinders

7th Ballad

Title: He's gone

First Line: I'm going home, said a masher bold

Performers:  Jones, Paul

8th Ballad

Title: Dear love

First Line: I do not dare to tell thee, dear

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4783

Title: The horn of chase

First Line: To join the chase at break of day

10th Ballad

Title: The brothers Maloney

First Line: The brothers Maloney were rollicking boys

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Sullivan, Rose, 1863-1895

Subjects:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V28723

Title: The English rose

First Line: Among the fairest flowers that Dame Nature grows

Performers:  Robina, Florrie, 1867-1953

Themes:  Patriotism

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V31103

Title: They're after me

First Line: To be a man sought after ev'rywhere is rather sweet

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Themes:  TimesNationalityRoyal family

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V29903

Title: Fairly knocked the Yankees in Chicago

First Line: I have always had a notion, I should cause a great commotion

Authors:  Walsh, James

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952Stockwell, Walter

Subjects:  Chicago (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishWorld's Fair, Chicago

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V4508

Title: Mutual pity

First Line: Tom, ever jovial, ever gay

15th Ballad
16th Ballad

Title: Welcome home

First Line: How sweet it is for wanderers

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V17183

Title: Songs of childhood

First Line: Songs of childhood! how they haunt us

Performers:  Elliott, Meredith

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V29124

Title: When the winkle man goes by

First Line: Say, boys, on Sunday what a treat!

Themes:  Street traders

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V20490

Title: Now then Molly

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

Themes:  Irish

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V30100

Title: That moved him

First Line: A quiet little street is mine, and quietness is right

Authors:  Morton, R.

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V6243

Title: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

First Line: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned

First Line: There was an old nigger, his name was Uncle Ned

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

23rd Ballad

Title: Tit for tat

First Line: If you cross the hill by my father's mill

24th Ballad

Title: Hi! Kelly!

First Line: Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! bring your boat

Themes:  Boating

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V1629

Title: When will you meet me again Norah?

First Line: When will you meet me again, Norah?

26th Ballad

Title: They all take after me

First Line: Folks say I ought to think myself the luckiest of men

Authors:  Connor, T.W.

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  IrishFamily life

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

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

Authors:  Morgan, Sydney, Lady Morgan

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V1753

Title: They say there is some distant land

First Line: They say there is some distant land

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V6762

Title: Daddy wouldn't buy me a sweetheart

First Line: I'm not a silly sort of girl

Authors:  Godwin, WillPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Forrest, Arthur, 1858-1908

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V2976

Title: The wanderer's return

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

Authors:  Atkins, NortonPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

31st Ballad

Title: Good health to the bridal pair

First Line: Myself and my relatives -- also the lodger --

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Reece, Arthur

Themes:  Royal family

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32457

Title: If I hear that again I shall clear the court

First Line: Pray, usher, cry \"Silence,\" I now take my seat

Performers:  Fairburn, George, 1864-1918

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

Themes:  Courts and law

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V10154

Title: Dear old boy

First Line: What a lot a pals we have when we've got the rhino

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V8762

Title: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

First Line: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

Subjects:  Ireland

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V2158

Title: Let Erin remember the days of old

First Line: Let Erin remember the days of old

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Subjects:  Ireland

36th Ballad

Title: How they do it

First Line: Have you ever watched the fellows

Performers:  Leslie, Fanny, 1856-1935

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V13542

Title: The wanderer

First Line: There's a grey-hair'd old woman who mourns for her boy

Performers:  Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V9264

Title: Old England's a lion

First Line: Old England's a lion, stretch'd out at his ease

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

39th Ballad - Roud Number: 18834

Title: There is a tavern in the town

First Line: There is a tavern in the town, in the town

Authors:  Hills, W.H.

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V30343

Title: His mother'll lose a son

First Line: A blackguard named Jack Hollagan's the biggest scamp in town

Authors:  Brown, Tom

Performers:  Caffery, Frank

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare --

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25419

Title: Boys will be boys

First Line: A pretty little boy was Ned, when quite a little nipper on my knee

Authors:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

Performers:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2084

Title: Paddy's pastoral rhapsody

First Line: As Molly the other day, sir

Attributation: Sung by the Author in his Irish Evenings

44th Ballad - Roud Number: 5207

Title: Teddy O'Neal

First Line: I've seen the mud cabin he danced his wild jig in

Themes:  Irish

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V21112

Title: The blarney

First Line: Oh, did you ne'er hear of the Blarney

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V13985

Title: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

First Line: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

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

Subjects:  Ireland

48th Ballad

Title: Kate O'Grady

First Line: They say that an Irishman dotes on three things

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  Carney, Tom, 1859-1911

Subjects:  Ireland

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V8065

Title: The story of a kiss

First Line: The girl I adore is a charmer divine

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

Performers:  Godfrey, Charles, 1851-1900

50th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood, was a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V20280

Title: The press gang

First Line: Sit round the galley fire, my lads, and listen while I sing

Authors:  Watson, Michael, d. 1889

Themes:  Sailors

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win the day

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32778

Title: Hi, boys! hi, boys! or Uncle Joes spree

First Line: I, from the country came up

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

Themes:  Countryman in LondonEntertainments

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V3548

Title: Guiding light

First Line: White crested is the murky sea

Authors:  Bingham, G.C.Henry, John

Themes:  Shipwreck

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

Themes:  Emigration

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Subjects:  Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900

Themes:  Theaters

57th Ballad

Title: \"Out\"

First Line: In the Gentlemen's bar at the \"Crumpet and Pig,\"

Authors:  Wilmott, C.

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

58th 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

59th Ballad

Title: In darkest London

First Line: I don't see why old General Booth

Authors:  Lonsdale, T.S.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Subjects:  Booth, William, 1829-1912

Themes:  Salvation Army

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V17613

Title: Don't run down the Irish

First Line: It seems to be the thing, tho' I

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Irish

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V6629

Title: Voices of the past

First Line: To-night the bells of mem'ry chime

Authors:  Lennox, Lindsay

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12012

Title: Love's rebuke

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

Performers:  McKay, Iver

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V25725

Title: The difference between east and west

First Line: Many people love the study of our fellow folk, mankind

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Entertainments

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V13842

Title: Sing, sweet harp

First Line: Sing, sweet harp, oh sing to me

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Themes:  Irish

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V4143

Title: A nice quiet week

First Line: Wilkins, and Winks, and Binks, and I, feeling our nerves undone

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

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

66th Ballad

Title: She put it in her diary

First Line: Now once there was a maiden who was up to every move

Performers:  LeBlanc, Marie

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentBreach of promise

67th Ballad

Title: The pretty little girl that I know

First Line: There's a pretty little girl that I know

Performers:  Coborn, Charles, 1852-1945

68th 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

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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 - Bod11553

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach\" Press by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wretched creature

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - Ireland

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