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Edition - Bod14150

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Printer, M[onmouth Court]

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 15(169c) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: V14815

Title: Lay of the lash

First Line: Why should the soldier or sailor -- back stripped --

Themes:  MilitaryFlogging

Harding B 15(170a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3103

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod20389

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V21129

Title: The bold militiamen

First Line: Cheer up my soldier lads, huzza!

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

Johnson Ballads 473

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Edition - Bod20468

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9268

Title: British militia men

First Line: Come sound the drum & fire the gun

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

Johnson Ballads 477

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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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Edition - Bod4902

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy warehouse 6, Great St. Andrews [sic] St. seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1464

Title: St. Paul's & the Monument

First Line: Late one night, when the moon shone bright, and the wind blew in gusts and squalls

Subjects:  London (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V11983

Title: The quarter day

First Line: Twas on a quarter's day

Themes:  Rent collecting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: The fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: Bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V34886

Title: Billy Barlow's brother

First Line: Look at me! now can't you tell where I was bred?

Johnson Ballads fol. 122

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Edition - Bod8986

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 122


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3296

Title: New militia!

First Line: Come all you lads of Lancashire, and something you will hear

Subjects:  Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.14(325)

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Harding B 11(2658)

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Johnson Ballads 3316

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Edition - Bod7364

Imprint Names:  Walker and son

Imprint Locations:  Otley

Imprint: Walker and Son, Printer, Otley

Series Identifier: 271


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3248

Title: The brave volunteer

First Line: The last golden beam kissed the brows of the mountain

Tune: Will Watch

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20456

Title: Oh, say not earth's a desert drear!

First Line: O, say not earth's a desert drear

Tune: Shells of the ocean

Authors:  Thompson, George

Themes:  WomenMarriage - men

Firth b.26(494)

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Harding B 11(440)

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Johnson Ballads 3363

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Edition - Bod7365

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 56


1st Ballad

Title: The British militiaman

First Line: Come sound the drum and fire the gun

Subjects:  Cape Colony

Themes:  MilitaryTradesmenMilitiaExhibitions - Sydenham

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15033

Title: I'm afloat

First Line: I'm afloat, I'm afloat on the fierce rolling tide

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Piracy

Firth b.26(495)

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Firth c.14(329)

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Harding B 11(468)

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Johnson Ballads 1576

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Johnson Ballads 1577

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Johnson d.1773(p. 136v)

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Edition - Bod15610

Imprint Names:  Lane and Walker

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Lane & Walker, St. Andrew's, Norwich


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15740

Title: Up with the Orange and down with the French

First Line: Attention give both great and small

Subjects:  NetherlandsNapoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  French Revolution, 1789-1799

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21101

Title: The battle of Salamanca

First Line: Loud roar'd the British thunder

Themes:  MilitarySalamanca, battle of, 1812

Johnson Ballads 1977Ar

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Edition - Bod1841

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 735 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: She's down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

Themes:  Mythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: [I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:  India

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's failed in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wandering her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  SeductionRural society

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for [fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth b.26(143)

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Harding B 11(299)

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Johnson Ballads 733

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Johnson Ballads 734

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