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Edition - Bod13560

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 20(38) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 16


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 872

Title: Dick Darling the cobbler

First Line: My name is Dick Darling the cobbler

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  IrishShoemakersDomestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17123

Title: Paddy's wedding

First Line: Sure won't you hear of a roaring cheer

Themes:  MarriageIrish

Harding B 11(891)

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Edition - Bod614

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2123

Title: Kathleen O'Regan

First Line: A boy in my teems [sic], just before I reach'd twenty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12871

Title: Irish hearts for the ladies

First Line: One day madam Nature was busy

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 983

Title: Patrick Sheehan

First Line: My name is Patrick Sheehan my years are thirty-four

Authors:  Kickham, Charles Joseph, 1826-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad

Title: The old oak tree

First Line: The night was dark, cold blew the wind

Themes:  Murder

5th Ballad

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: When the thundering of cannon died away on the air

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1016

Title: Paddy Carey

First Line: 'Twas at the town of nate Clogheen

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V29805

Title: Irishman's glory shines brighter than gold

First Line: Poets may pen the fame of each nation

Themes:  Irish

8th Ballad

Title: A new song on the real M'Coy

First Line: You lads and lasses I pray draw near I'm going to sing you a song

Themes:  Domestic strife

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1195

Title: My grandmother's chair

First Line: My grandmother she at the age of eighty three

10th Ballad

Title: Executions of Tim Kelly

First Line: You muses mine [sic] with me combine

Themes:  Executions

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V717

Title: The green flag

First Line: Boys fill your glasses

Harding B 40(5)

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Edition - Bod11658

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15214

Title: Glancy's wedding day

First Line: 'Twas early in the morning on one fine summer's day

Themes:  MarriageIrish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4607

Title: When Mc.Guiness gets a job

First Line: My name is Mick Mc.Guiness I'm a labourer to my trade

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16080

Title: The poor forsaken village maid

First Line: A village maid she sat weeping

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPregnancySuicide

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15109

Title: Drunken husband

First Line: You married women draw near awhile

Themes:  DrunkennessDomestic strife

Harding B 11(1335)

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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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