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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5889

Titles:
The blithsome bridal

First Lines:
Come, fy, let us a' to the wedding

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3454

Titles:
Teddy Regan

First Lines:
Teddy Regan conrted [sic] Winny
Teddy Regan courted Winnie
Teddy Regan courted Winny

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3715

Titles:
Paddy M'Gee's honey moon

First Lines:
My boys this night you've heard from me

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2091

Titles:
A married life for me

First Lines:
What a blessing it is upon my life

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6108

Titles:
The true lovers knot or New Valentine's day

First Lines:
Pretty Sally repining upon her bed lay

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11975

Titles:
[The blessings] of a good little wife
The blessings of a good little wife

First Lines:
Some people 'gainst women are railing

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2665

Titles:
Blue eyed Nelly
Blue-eyed Nelly
Blue eye'd Nelly

First Lines:
When the bird is on the bough, retiring to its rest
When the bird is on the bough

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1463

Titles:
Jemmy and Susan, or The joyful meeting

First Lines:
Now gentle peace and pleasing smiles

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13328

Titles:
The finiken man

First Lines:
Attend to my song, and I will lay you the plan

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1738

Titles:
Answer to the Happy stranger

First Lines:
I once was a stranger in a far country did roam

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6860

Titles:
Baron Donder-dronk-dickdorf and Miss Quoltz

First Lines:
Baron Donder-dronk-dickdorf said, one summer's day

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 22818

Titles:
Sandy & Jenny
Sandy and Jenny. A favorite Scotch song
Sandy and Jenny

First Lines:
Come, come, bonnie lassie, cry'd Sandy, a-wa
Come, come bonny lassie, cry'd Sandy, away
Come, come, bonny lassie, cried Sandy awa'
Come come bonny lassie cry'd Sandy awa'
Come come, bonny lassie, cried Sandy, awa
Come, come bonnie lassie, cried Sandy away
Come, come bonny lassie cried Sandy away
Come bonny lassie, cry'd Sandy awa
Come come bonny lassie cried Sandy away
Come, come, bonny lassie, cri'd Sandy away!
Come, come, bonny lassie, cry'd Sandy awa'

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3939

Titles:
Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Lines:
Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8153

Titles:
It's bound to be right in the morning

First Lines:
I've heard men say when married they could not go out at night

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11707

Titles:
The well of St. Agnes

First Lines:
A story there runs of a marvellous well

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8750

Titles:
The happy mother

First Lines:
An' O, may I never live single again

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3816

Titles:
Answer to Black ey'd Susan
Answer to Black-eyed Susan

First Lines:
Seeing sweet Susan's loyalty
Seeing his Susan's loyalty

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13756

Titles:
The married man's lament

First Lines:
O, I ance was a' wanter as happy's a bee

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7630

Titles:
Paddy O'Murrough's wedding

First Lines:
It was Paddy O'Murrough that loved mrs. Casey

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13629

Titles:
Let a woman have her way

First Lines:
Some people make a fuss and say wedlock is a curse

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4379

Titles:
May and December. Marriage of baroness Burdett Coutts

First Lines:
A lady sat in her easy chair

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4844

Titles:
A new song One thing & t'other

First Lines:
Good people give ear to me and I will not keep you long

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1249

Titles:
A new broom sweeps clean

First Lines:
Why talk you of marriage I have little wit
Why talk you of marriage, I have little wit

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3238

Titles:
John and Mary Ann's discussion on matrimony

First Lines:
Of all the wives that ever lived, there's none can equal mine

Themes:
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4769

Titles:
A new song. The choice of a wife

First Lines:
A bachelor leads an easy life

Themes:
Marriage

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