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Edition - Bod1449

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Simmons

Imprint Locations:  LondonReading

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials, London. Sold by Simmons, Reading

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: The May pole

First Line: Come lasses & lads, get leave of your dads

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 217

Title: When bucks a hunting go

First Line: How sweet is the horn that sounds in the morn

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V25958

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: As blithe as the linnet sings in the green wood

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

Themes:  Politics and government

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary strayed by the sea side

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4632

Title: Firm as oak, & free from care

First Line: Oh firm as oak, and free from care

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: The blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: Twas one cold night when the wind

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Shelah was nigh

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Edition - Bod6485

Imprint Names:  Conolly, C.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Imprint: Dublin. Printed and Published by C. Conolly, 36, Camden- Street

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20649

Title: The adieu

First Line: We'll miss her at the morning hour

Authors:  Landon, Miss

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25306

Title: What is fancy?

First Line: What is fancy? can it fly

Authors:  Power, R.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V20789

Title: Farewell to the love that was aching for you

First Line: Farewell to the love that was aching for you

Authors:  Power, R.

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V31164

Title: O, Erin, the land of the fair and the bold

First Line: Fair lake, whose bright crystal of beautiful waters

Authors:  Collard, W.F.

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12335

Title: All that's bright must fade

First Line: All that's bright must fade

Authors:  Moore

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1625

Title: Here we meet too soon to part

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The Bay of Biscay, O

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

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

Themes:  Shipwreck

9th Ballad

Title: For glory and for liberty

First Line: Hail to the brave! and hail to the land!

Authors:  Richardson, D.L.

Themes:  War

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8480

Title: Mr. Barney O'Bother

First Line: When first I was married to Katty O'Connor

Themes:  Irish

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3508

Title: How sweet are the moments when Fanny is nigh

First Line: How sweet are the moments when Fanny is nigh me

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8953

Title: Love's gay garland's intertwine

First Line: Spring will not last, Oh! maiden mine

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3131

Title: Oh! blame not the bard

First Line: Oh! blame not the bard, if he fly to the bowers

Themes:  Irish

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V11196

Title: The soldier's last sigh

First Line: The trumpet may summon the soldier away

Authors:  Belchambers

Themes:  Irish

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V6387

Title: Where the grassy turf

First Line: Where the grassy turf, o'erhung with willow

Themes:  May day

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6282

Title: The Irish school

First Line: Old Teddy O'Rook kept a nice little school

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Irish

17th Ballad

Title: Farewell

First Line: Farwell; if ever fondest prayer

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

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V7596

Title: Though I'm now a very little lad

First Line: Though I'm now a very little lad

Tune: White cockade

Performers:  Malcolm, Miss

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7810

Title: Battle of Waterloo

First Line: There was a sound of revelry by night

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

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1295

Title: What can a young lassie do wi' an auld man

First Line: What can a young lassie, what shall a young lassie

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

22nd Ballad

Title: The widow's story

First Line: I left my friends their game to play

Authors:  Furlong

Themes:  Hunting

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