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Edition - Bod5618

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer, and Publisher, 177, Union- st., Boro'., S.E.

Series Identifier: 531


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: Rambling soldier

First Line: I am a soldier blythe and gay

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Military

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4353

Title: Her bright smile haunts me still

First Line: 'Tis years since last we met

Authors:  Carpenter, Joseph Edwards, 1813-1885

Firth b.26(329)

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Firth c.14(201)

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Firth c.20(168)

Notes:  Firth c.20(168) torn upper right corner


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Harding B 11(1522)

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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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