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Edition - Bod13919

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  [1821]

Imprint: Printed for Wm. Armstrong, Banastre-street, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V35093

Title: The coronation

First Line: Hark! hark! the merry bells, how they're blithely ringing

Subjects:  London (England)George IV, king of Great Britain, 1762-1830

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: The popular and much-admired song, called Darby Kelly, O!

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Performers:  Mardyn, Mr.

Performance Locations:  London

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

Harding B 11(696)

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Edition - Bod13984

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: The willow tree

First Line: Oh! take me to your arms, my love

Harding B 11(794)

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Edition - Bod7031

Imprint Names:  Povey, L.

Imprint Locations:  Berkeley

Date  18--

Imprint: Lewis Povey, Printer, Berkeley


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6673

Title: When Johnny comes marching home

First Line: When Johnny comes marching home again

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13750

Title: Annie Lisle

First Line: Down where the waving willows

Authors:  Thompson, S.

Firth b.26(163)

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Edition - Bod7440

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 391

Title: Jeannette and Jeannot!

First Line: You are going far away, far away from poor Jeanette

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15046

Title: Alas! those chimes so sweetly stealing

First Line: Alas! those chimes so sweetly stealing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V602

Title: The streamlet

First Line: The streamlet that flow'd round her cot

Firth b.26(76)

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Edition - Bod20882

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St Andrew- Street, Seven Dials London


Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2806 b.11(78)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.14(307)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(67a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7003

Imprint Names:  Povey, L.

Imprint Locations:  Berkeley

Date  18--

Imprint: Povey, Printer, Berkeley


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2676

Title: The sailor's grave

First Line: Our bark was far, far from the land

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turned

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

Firth b.26(139)

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Firth c.12(445)

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Edition - Bod20881

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: G. Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 250


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with the carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear! oh dear! kind gentle folks let it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2806 c.16(166)

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Firth b.26(489)

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Harding B 11(793)

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Edition - Bod4184

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123 Union Street, Boro'. S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(3970) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 203


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V937

Title: Oh, let me like a soldier fall

First Line: Oh, let me like a soldier fall

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3247

Title: A very good hand at it!

First Line: From ---shire I came t'other day, with my pockets well lined with cash, sir

Themes:  TavernsCountryman in LondonProstitution

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1305

Title: Jolly old farmer smoking his clay

First Line: A jolly old farmer sat smoking his clay

Themes:  FarmersSoldiersRural society

Firth b.26(325)

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Harding B 11(3969)

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Edition - Bod3853

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1164) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6544

Title: The farmer's son

First Line: Good people give attention while I sing in praise

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryFarmers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5486

Title: The brave grenadier

First Line: A gaurdsman [sic] of courage and beauty

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

Firth b.26(18)

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Firth c.14(255)

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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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Edition - Bod7070

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew stre[et] 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: [John] Anderson my Joe

First Line: [John] Anderson my Joe, I wondor [sic] wha ye mean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V934

Title: Oh, come to me and pay your rent, a parody on \"Come to me when day lignt [sic] sets\"

First Line: Oh come to me and pay your rent

Themes:  Rent collecting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing sergeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The parting kiss

First Line: On Baltic billows rode my ship

Themes:  SailorsNaval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

Themes:  PatriotismPolitics and government - 19th century

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V11022

Title: The humble roof

First Line: When first this humble roof

Themes:  WealthSocial status

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love tha[t] makes the world go round

Firth b.26(26)

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