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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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Harding B 25(237)

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 - 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 - Bod7922

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts, 14, Great Andrew street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: Paddy's ramble

First Line: Says Paddy in Ireland no longer I'll stay

Themes:  Irish - England

2806 b.11(163)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(198a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17326

Imprint Names:  Bailey, S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1806 and 1808

Imprint: S. Bailey, Printer, 35, Threadneedle Street

Notes:  Harding B 11(4259) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9101

Title: The wise Irishman and his sallad oil

First Line: One Patric o'Blunder just come from Killarney

Themes:  Irish - England

Harding B 4(77)

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Edition - Bod22048

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V182

Title: Biddy the basket woman

First Line: If ever you go to London town

Subjects:  London (England)Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Irish - England

2806 c.16(48)

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Harding B 11(271)

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Edition - Bod22523

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1844

Imprint: Printed & sold by J. Pitts Great st. Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V7641

Title: Paddy's ramble to London

First Line: Come listen awhile you frolicksome tars

Themes:  Irish - England

2806 c.18(233)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1457)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod24245

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy warehouse, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V16552

Title: The bullock hanker's medley

First Line: Come listen awhile you bullock hunters

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Irish - England

Douce Ballads 4(20)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Harding B 1(113)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 758

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 759

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod3563

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed by J. Pitts No [1]4 Grea[t] St Andrew Street Seven Dial[s]


Ballad - Roud Number: V9070

Title: The Irish hay maker

First Line: And did you near [sic] of an Irish haymaker

Themes:  Irish - EnglandMigrant labor - Irish

Harding B 25(919)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2590

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Sold by J. Pitts, Great St. Andrew St. [and] Sold by C. Sheppard No. 15 St. Peters Hill Docts. Comms. London

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21652

Title: The coach box

First Line: You may feast your ears with a fife or a drum

Themes:  Irish - EnglandCoach drivers

Harding B 12(14)

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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 - 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 - Bod1688

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V4823

Title: This London, agrah! is the devil's own shop

First Line: From great Londonderry to London so merry

Themes:  Countryman in LondonIrish - England

2806 c.18(310)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1894)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1188

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 485


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8809

Title: Pat Molloy

First Line: I was just eighteen years of age, my mother's white haired boy

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.Emigration - IrishLetter-writingIrish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 151

Title: The lark in the morning

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural societyIllegitimacy

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Edition - Bod11811

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: V8716

Title: My mother & I, answer to there's none like a mother, if ever so poor

First Line: I remember the day when my heart it was sad

Themes:  MarriageSocial status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1627

Title: Erin-go-bragh

First Line: My name is Pat Murphy, I'll never deny

Themes:  Irish - EnglandPolice

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13849

Title: The blue bell of Scotland

First Line: O where, and O where is your Highland laddie gone

Authors:  Jordan, Dorothy, 1761-1816

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(339)

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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 - Bod6628

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7228

Title: Get away black man

First Line: As I walk'd one moonlight night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17534

Title: The Irishman's picture of England

First Line: 'Tis myself dat was born now in Dublin

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryPolitics and government - 19th centuryIrish - EnglandPoor law

Firth b.26(201)

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