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Edition - Bod1030

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Notes:  See Firth b.28(1a) for imprint. With a poem, an advertisement, and toasts.

Series Identifier: Portrait Series [Fred. Harvey] 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30415

Title: It wasn't me

First Line: Before I got married and lost all my wool

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4474

Title: Little children

First Line: You are glad, O little children

Performers:  Elliott, Meredith

3rd Ballad

Title: Makes you feel uneasy, doesn't it?

First Line: There are times when nearly all men

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2119

Title: Kathleen, asthore

First Line: In an old Irish home sat an old Irish farmer

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

5th Ballad

Title: Edge one!

First Line: If you're out upon the ramble

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V30814

Title: Love's ever at love's side

First Line: Love, you are in the hills

7th 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

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V29539

Title: Little mud cabin

First Line: In this wide, dreary, world, sad and friendless, alone

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2858

Title: As in a looking glass

First Line: Seen, as in a looking glass are our thoughts where'er we go

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

Themes:  Countryman in LondonSocial criticism

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6313

Title: Parody on Comrades!

First Line: We were boozers chums together, old Jack Brown and I

Themes:  Drinking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1229

Title: Loving tears

First Line: Ah love, the sun is sinking into the silent sea

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V28956

Title: Friends were saying good-bye

First Line: One day at the docks I stood watching the ships

Authors:  St. Clair, F.V.

Performers:  LeBlanc, Marie

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V28614

Title: Lover's lane

First Line: There's a sylvan path enchanting to all sweethearts in all times

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V30106

Title: That was me

First Line: In a quarter of London well-known as the Dials

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Amusements

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20229

Title: Starlight

First Line: Starlight only shone above you

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 2145

Title: The wild man of Borneo has just come to town

First Line: The wild man of Borneo has just come to town

Performers:  Two Macs

17th Ballad

Title: Oh, take care of it

First Line: A careful man I've always been

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V19563

Title: Our society

First Line: We joined a new socity I took the oath to-day

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V8959

Title: My dog and my gun

First Line: Let gay ones and great make the most of their fate

Authors:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 21656

Title: My sweeetheart [sic] when a boy

First Line: Tho' many gentle hearts I've known

21st Ballad

Title: Our flat

First Line: Jones and I the other day were rather short of tin

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5278

Title: Queen of my heart

First Line: I stand at your threshold sighing

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5841

Title: All thro' sticking to a soldier

First Line: If you gaze upon my \"chivey\" you will see I've got the hump

Performers:  Lundberg, Ada, 1850-1899

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V29943

Title: Tiddy fol lol

First Line: There's a party I know, Tiddy fol lol, tiddy fol lol

Themes:  Social statusAmusements

Firth b.28(2)

Notes:  See Firth b.28(1a) for imprint. With a poem, an advertisement, and toasts. The illustration is coloured. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918





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Edition - Bod1026

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

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

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With prose pieces.

Series Identifier: March's Penny Reciter 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33968

Title: Have you noticed it

First Line: Some think it's fun to be alive, and others think it's not

Themes:  Entertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13402

Title: It's silly to wait

First Line: To have plenty of patience no one can deny

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7014

Title: Fare thee well, my heart's best treasure

First Line: Fare thee well, me hearts best treasure

Performers:  Murska, Alma de

4th Ballad

Title: We have men as brave and bold

First Line: Old England is at peace

Performers:  Moncrieff, Rose, d. 1916

Themes:  WarPolitics and government - 19th century

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V15861

Title: Just to show there is no ill feeling

First Line: A friend of mine said \"Let's go and have a drink,\"

Themes:  Drinking

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V20532

Title: Hurrah for the rhino

First Line: Ole massa was a stingy man

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha haw wi' Wallace bled

Subjects:  Scotland

8th Ballad

Title: Christmas day in the workhouse

First Line: It is Christmas Day in the workhouse

Authors:  Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922

Notes:  From the \"Dagonet Ballads\"

Themes:  Poor law

9th Ballad

Title: No more

First Line: I yesterday vowed I would drink bitter beer

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  Drinking

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V27831

Title: What do they care about that?

First Line: I've just had a terrible row with my wife

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V23099

Title: I'm a member of the County Council

First Line: The thirst for notoriety sends some men nearly mad

Performers:  Bass, Tom

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Local government

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2831

Title: Sally Salter

First Line: Sally Salter she was a young teacher, who taught

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3970

Title: Dying in dreamland

First Line: There are words we may not whisper

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7554

Title: Pretty lips, or Neumy, neum, neum

First Line: I am a bachelor, isn't it sad?

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

15th 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

Firth b.28(1a/b)








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