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Edition - Bod20875

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123 Union St., Boro'.

Series Identifier: 45


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass; or, The straw hat

First Line: One Paddy Doyle lived near Killarney

Themes:  IrishDrunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 889

Title: Brown girl

First Line: When first to this country I came a stranger

Themes:  Social statusIndies

2806 b.11(255)

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Harding B 11(948)

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Edition - Bod21866

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 548


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V181

Title: Good-bye Biddy dear

First Line: Here I am an Irish boy

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12155

Title: All that glitters is not gold

First Line: In this world of care and trouble

Themes:  Social status

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 11315

Title: Maid of Athens

First Line: Maid of Athens ere we part

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

2806 c.16(164)

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Harding B 11(2276)

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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 - Bod10786

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, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3787

Title: The gipsy girl

First Line: They wiled me from my greenwood home

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14848

Title: Mary May

First Line: They have chosen some proud stranger

Themes:  Rejected suitorSocial status

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen, mavourneen, grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(1315)

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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 - Bod5793

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Wrigley, J., Jr.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsManchester

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 31, Oldham Road, Manchester, sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York Street, Leeds [and] Printed and Sold by J. Wrigley, Junr. 3, Rochdale Road, Manchester

Notes:  Wrigley acquired Bebbington's plates; see Firth c.26(242)

Series Identifier: 347


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12625

Title: Great big Irish stew

First Line: I am going to tell you a tale so fine

Themes:  Migrant labor - IrishCookingSt. Paul's cathedral$zLondon

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: Pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangsLovers parted

Harding B 11(1400)

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Edition - Bod6134

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., 18, St. James' Walk, Clerkenwell, London

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

Series Identifier: March's Royalty Songs 109


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5033

Title: My Katty Kiss'em

First Line: I've caught at last my Katty dear

Performers:  Roberts, Arthur, 1852-1933

2nd Ballad

Title: More than ever

First Line: Topical songs are now the rage, more than ever!

Performers:  Macdermott, Gilbert Hastings, 1845-1901

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28614

Title: Lover's lane

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4254

Title: A song for other days

First Line: Sing, oh! -- the land, the slighted land

Themes:  Irish

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V30410

Title: The man at the wheel. Or, Why did she leave me?

First Line: Behold me, the Captain of a steamboat

Performers:  Seymour, Frank, d. 1891

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V30778

Title: The unfinished song

First Line: One day I was sad and weary

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V15281

Title: Where the flow'rets grow

First Line: Sing on ye little birds

Performers:  Danvers, Johnny, 1865-1939

9th Ballad

Title: Unchanging love

First Line: I loved her years and years ago

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V25928

Title: Up in the gallery on a Saturday night

First Line: I am a boy that enjoys myself

Attributation: Written and sung by Frederick Williams

Authors:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916

Performers:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V15134

Title: Old maids & young maids

First Line: In this glorious city, London, there are many sights we see

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V30546

Title: The little banjo boy

First Line: I never knew a father's love, a mother's tender care

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V16972

Title: Snowdrops and violets

First Line: Snowdrops and violets, laden with dew

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V20918

Title: Gently does the trick

First Line: Some people in this world go very much too fast

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V9910

Title: Three young ladies

First Line: Once, standing in a London street, three ladies met my gaze

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

Themes:  Social status

16th Ballad

Title: Thady and I

First Line: I was a simple country girl

Attributation: Dedicated to, and sung by Madame Mary Roze, Miss Mary Davies and Miss Adelaide Mullen

Performers:  Roze, MaryDavies, MaryMullen, Adelaide

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V14020

Title: Mary Green

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

Authors:  Lamb, Henry

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V30426

Title: Pardoned

First Line: The minster bells have ceased to peal

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3513

Title: Meadow sweet

First Line: When first we met 'twas in a meadow

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V15159

Title: Up he went like a rocket

First Line: A short time ago in the papers

Performers:  Anderson, Harry

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2978

Title: When those we love return once more

First Line: Tis only when the sad farewell

Performers:  Bruce, Ernest

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

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

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22882

Title: She stood behind the parlour door

First Line: A certain girl once courted me, called Mary Ann Maloney

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V4232

Title: Told by the cards

First Line: I take up the pack and I deal out the cards

Performers:  St. John, Florence, 1854-1912

25th Ballad

Title: That's evidence

First Line: When a man says a friend he will be to the end

Performers:  Rawlins, W.H., d. 1927

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V7014

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

First Line: Fare thee well, me heart's best treasure

Performers:  Murska, Alma de

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V26374

Title: The singer's wish

First Line: If the songs I have sung find a place in your heart

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V29857

Title: That's impossible

First Line: I've often heard some people say

Performers:  Bignell, Charles

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V1637

Title: Meet me at de golden gate

First Line: The time is short and life is sweet

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V449

Title: There is a flower that bloometh

First Line: There is a flow'r that bloometh

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V6459

Title: It pays so much better than work

First Line: I will mention a few little things in this song

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21039

Title: There's a good time coming

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

Performers:  Vance, Eunice

33rd 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

34th Ballad

Title: The fire king

First Line: The fire king rose with a mighty voice

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V8368

Title: The female salvation dragoon

First Line: I walked in the City one day

Tune: D---d scamp

Authors:  Chadwick, James

Themes:  Salvation Army

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V6467

Title: 'Twas better so

First Line: Said the maiden with a sigh

37th Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Authors:  Sheild

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V10189

Title: Oh, dear me

First Line: I once fell in love with a fair young lady

39th Ballad - Roud Number: 13632

Title: Wreck of the lifeboat

First Line: In an old fashioned cottage that stands on the cliff

Performers:  Chester, Alfred

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V4854

Title: When I was a young thing

First Line: Oh! when I was a young thing, many years ago

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V7004

Title: Storm and calm

First Line: Of storm and calm this life is made

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8156

Title: She was right

First Line: Of all the artful women it has

Performers:  Joyce, Sid

43rd Ballad

Title: Then the show begins

First Line: Hi! hi! hi! now don't delay, walk up and be in time

Authors:  Babbington, Charles

Performers:  Rowland, Frank

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V7017

Title: Treasure trove

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Normandy, a coast of great renown

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V4508

Title: Mutual pity

First Line: Tom, ever jovial, ever gay

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V3427

Title: The golden guineas

First Line: When I was young in the days of yore

Authors:  Weatherly, F.E.Maybrick, Michael, 1844-1913

Performers:  Foli, Allen James, 1842-1899

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V232

Title: The better land

First Line: I hear thee speak of the better land

Authors:  Cowen, Frederick Hymen, Sir, 1852-1935

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V32240

Title: She thought she might as well

First Line: Katie at the garden gate

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V4236

Title: The old organ loft

First Line: I loved, in my childhood's moments

Performers:  Oswald, Charlie, d. 1898

50th Ballad

Title: When you come to drink of it

First Line: What the doctor gives you looks as red as the rose

Authors:  Dales, George

Themes:  Doctors

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V12100

Title: What can you expect for your money?

First Line: No wonder we find a depression in trade

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24883

Title: The woodman

First Line: Far remov'd from noise and smoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2147

Title: Somebody's secret

First Line: O, somebody had a secret

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V34962

Title: Don't talk to me about invasion

First Line: In the days of good queen Bess in history we read

Performers:  Nash, John, 1838-1901

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V3110

Title: Dancing round the apple tree

First Line: I courted Miss Matilda Jane, a girl of seventeen

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V2820

Title: She wanted to go to the Derby

First Line: I once fell in love with a duck of a girl

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V13415

Title: The warder's story, or Waiting to hear the verdict

First Line: In the public service sad cases I've met

Performers:  Chester, Alfred

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V17008

Title: Only a little love token

First Line: Only a stroll in the spring of the year

Performers:  French, A.W.

59th Ballad

Title: Love will wake

First Line: They say that love can never sleep

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V19054

Title: Somebody whispered so sweetly

First Line: Where is the harm if she met him

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V29991

Title: Untasted sweets

First Line: Cousin Bertha and her brothers

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21038

Title: The time is coming

First Line: Some say I'm seeking place, and

Subjects:  Gordon, Charles, 1833-1885

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryParliamentary reform, 1867

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8098

Title: Whenever the sleigh bells jingle

First Line: There's not a heart that doesn't start

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V20204

Title: Timothy Titus

First Line: Now, \"What's in a name?\" says Shakespeare

Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V3180

Title: The whistling wife

First Line: You've heard about the latest fad

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

66th Ballad - Roud Number: V5277

Title: My heart is in a flutter

First Line: My heart is in a flutter

Performers:  Harcourt, George

67th Ballad - Roud Number: V15044

Title: Why do I love

First Line: Why do I love you Janet mine?

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V9423

Title: Shoulder to shoulder

First Line: The storm long brewing's burst at last

69th Ballad - Roud Number: V9462

Title: The medical student

First Line: I'm a medical student I am

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V31103

Title: They're after me

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

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V13797

Title: You men you think you're tricky

First Line: When boys and girls meet they think they are in love

Performers:  Cavendish, Nellie

72nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32623

Title: A song of the Ganges

First Line: The sun was gone the forest slept

Authors:  Weatherly, F.E.Moncrieff, L., Mrs.

Performers:  Gomez, Alice, d. 1922

Subjects:  India

73rd 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

74th Ballad - Roud Number: V4578

Title: Hush and sleep

First Line: The roaring waves are dashing loud

Performers:  St. John, Florence, 1854-1912

75th Ballad - Roud Number: V6766

Title: Sweetheart

First Line: I stand beneath the trysting tree

76th Ballad - Roud Number: V20922

Title: Gladness or sadness

First Line: I heard it that day when we said good-bye

77th Ballad

Title: Her boy, or she was standing upon the quay

First Line: From the harbour at Queenstown, one bright summer's day

Authors:  Wilmott, CharlesPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

78th Ballad - Roud Number: V18355

Title: Timothy Tubbs

First Line: Tim Tubbs was very tubby and

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954

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Edition - Bod6133

Imprint Names:  Ingram, G. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: G. Ingram & Co., Fancy Stationers, 124, Old Street, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. Mutilated; lacking one ballad. With advertisements and prose pieces.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V34732

Title: Tickling mad

First Line: I am troubled with a very funny silly sort of way

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6064

Title: After the opera

Authors:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Themes:  Theaters

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V26038

Title: Madame Tussauds

First Line: We all have our whims and our fancies

Themes:  Entertainments

4th Ballad

Title: The girl with the shepherd's plaid shawl

First Line: Kind friends give an ear, and list unto me

Authors:  Weippert, F.G.

Themes:  Prostitution

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3828

Title: Sweet seventeen, and never been kissed

First Line: In this age when the girls become women at ten

Authors:  Johnson, Bob

Performers:  Lyons, Squash

Themes:  Women

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V17971

Title: Ta-ra-ra poom de-tay! (Parody)

First Line: When I go out with \"Pa and Ma,\"

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2836

Title: Drunken Sally

First Line: Here toes turned up doth lie old Sally

Authors:  Thornton, L.M., d. 1888

Themes:  Drunkenness - women

8th Ballad

Title: Curds and whey

First Line: I feel so jolly happy, I cannot tell my joy

Authors:  Largo, Watson

Performers:  Bland, AlfWooley, Joe

Themes:  Social status

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9081

Title: The minstrel girl

First Line: 'Twas in the month of last December

Themes:  OrphansBeggars

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20086

Title: Anchored, or safe in my Father's home

First Line: Flying, with flowing sail, over the summer sea

11th Ballad

Title: Under the flag

First Line: Bidding farewell to sweetheart

Themes:  War

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V449

Title: There is a flower that bloometh

First Line: There is a flow'r that bloometh

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V8079

Title: Kiss me and say good-bye!

First Line: I blithly stood on the quay

Authors:  Lester, J.H.

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V26874

Title: Uncle Lemuel's birthday

First Line: Don't ask me boys the reason why I'm singing

Authors:  Johnson, Bob

Performers:  Lyons, Tom

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V6681

Title: Loving hearts

First Line: Wealth love, cannot make these kisses

Performers:  Linden, sisters

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V15788

Title: Sailing

First Line: Y'heave ho, my lads, the wind blows free

Themes:  Naval

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V34209

Title: Keep your heads level

First Line: If you're making up your minds now to have a little fun

Authors:  Johnson, Bob

Performers:  Powell, Edy

Themes:  Amusements

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V28018

Title: Is marriage a failure?

First Line: Of late there's a question that's got well about

Authors:  Menear, Frank

Performers:  Menear, Frank

Themes:  Marriage

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3360

Title: Jack ashore

First Line: I've always loved a sailor's life, a sailors life for me

Authors:  Kingsley, Bob

Performers:  Lewis, Sailor

Themes:  Naval

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V3857

Title: Oh, tell me where, my merry, merry lad

First Line: Oh, tell me where my merry merry lad

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Naval

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V4538

Title: We're about to have a baby

First Line: My heart is full of pleasure

Performers:  Dunbar, Edward Charles, 1842-1900

Themes:  Family life

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1222

Title: Pretty Rosaline

First Line: 'Twas near the banks of bonny Tweed

23rd Ballad

Title: (Burlesque on) The miner's dream of home

First Line: It's ten hours ago since I went out this morning

Themes:  DrinkingWorking class

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V16301

Title: A parody on My son

First Line: I have got a son his name is Joe

Themes:  DrinkingFamily life

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V3152

Title: Parody. Grace Darling

First Line: Oh! dearest dad, the winds are blowing

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V12164

Title: With all the world against me

First Line: How many find, alas! who live in this wide world of ours

Authors:  Menear, Frank

Performers:  Menear, Frank

Themes:  Money

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V13052

Title: Harry, the pet of the pantomime

First Line: My Harry's the one you must go and see

Authors:  Menear, Frank

Performers:  Van, Rose

Themes:  Theaters

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V4856

Title: Quite a young thing, too!

First Line: I love a young and handsome girl

Tune: No Irish need apply

Authors:  Lansdowne, Joe

Performers:  Lansdowne, Joe

Themes:  Theaters

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V8619

Title: Oh! what a fellow is Brown

First Line: I'll sing about a fellow, such a very funny fellow

Authors:  Menear, Frank

Performers:  Menear, Frank

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V12566

Title: The merry sailor

First Line: It was a merry sailor boy as merry as could be

Authors:  Oxenford, Edward, 1847-1929Mullen, Frederick

Performers:  Menear, Frank

Themes:  Sailors

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 5208

Title: Maggie Murphy's home

First Line: Behind a grammar schoolhouse, in a double tenement

Authors:  Harrigan, Edward, 1845-1911

Performers:  Braham, Dave

Themes:  Sociability

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1849

Title: The monarch of the storm

First Line: In the dark winter of the year

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2920

Title: In Old Kent Road: parody on \"In old Madrid\"

First Line: In Old Kent Road one lovely night

Themes:  Prostitution

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V15945

Title: I haven't arrived at the end

First Line: Iv'e been thinking of things in a general way

Authors:  Anthony, George

Themes:  Times - 1879Zulu War, 1879Women's rights1879

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V12495

Title: Goodness gracious!

First Line: I'll tell you some news that will cause you to say

Performers:  Roberts, Arthur, 1852-1933Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryTimesSpiritualism

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V15213

Title: Our wedding march

First Line: Tommy Hopkins and a party of us started yesterday

Themes:  DrunkennessWeddings

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V15216

Title: Sullivan's wedding

First Line: Shure I've only just come from the doctor's

Themes:  IrishDrunkennessWeddings

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V30778

Title: Playmates

First Line: Through life's weary path I've travelled

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V3852

Title: Oh, father tell me

First Line: Oh, father dear why look so sad?

Authors:  Moore, G.W. (George Washington)

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V21074

Title: As I walks along my beat

First Line: Now perhaps you fancy that policeman's lot

Performers:  Bass, Tom

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Police

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V34902

Title: All have a drink with me

First Line: Why is it I feel so delighted and gay?

Authors:  Deane, Charles

Themes:  Drinking

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25550

Title: The happiest man on earth

First Line: In me behold a happy man

Performers:  Sanders, R.H.

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: 17627

Title: Little barefoot

First Line: Standing where the bleak winds whistled

Tune: Won't you buy my pretty flowers?

Performers:  Mohawks, the

Themes:  Beggars

44th Ballad - Roud Number: 12897

Title: Slavery days

First Line: I am thinking now to day of the years now passed away

Themes:  Slavery

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V8203

Title: She called in a broker

First Line: I'm not going to sing that she's marmalade jam

Authors:  Johnson, Bob

Notes:  Incomplete in this copy; sheet mutilated.

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V3870

Title: I tell them my father's a marquis

First Line: I belong to that great city London

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Social status

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V9088

Title: The fair sex

First Line: When Eve brought \"woe\" to all mankind

Notes:  A poem

Themes:  Women

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V6294

Title: Parody. Boys of the old old school

First Line: There are some good men living now

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V2179

Title: Hurrah! for the ribbon of yellow

First Line: Of all the sprees there are in life

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Parliamentary electionsPolitics and government - 19th century

50th Ballad - Roud Number: 24778

Title: Parody on Queen of my heart

First Line: I burnt both my hands while a trying

Themes:  Domestic violence

51st Ballad - Roud Number: 24036

Title: That's what I read in next week's police news

First Line: One night as I sat in a cup of cold water

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28109

Title: Joe's birthday. Or Did you ever go to Hampstead in a van?

First Line: About a week ago I was twenty-one, you know

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

Themes:  Excursions

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13057

Title: The pet of the cookies

First Line: You see a member of the force

Authors:  Lawreen, J.B.Davis, Vincent

Performers:  Herbert, F.W.

Themes:  Police

54th Ballad

Title: When I'm a man

First Line: I'm the pet of my Ma, the pride of Papa

Authors:  Lawreen, J.B.Davis, Vincent

Performers:  Herbert, F.W.

55th Ballad - Roud Number: 5878

Title: My heart's in the highlands

First Line: My heart's in the highlands, my heart is not here

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