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Edition - Bod1882

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom-st., Liverpool

Notes:  The caption of the second illustration is the motto of the Royal Burgh of Edinburgh: Pro rege, lege, et grege


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5128

Title: Down among the dead men

First Line: Here's a health to the queen and a lasting peace

Authors:  Dyer, J.

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a well known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 11(953)

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Edition - Bod16247

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England -- thy stamina never has yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Brandy for ever shall cheer up the heart. A celebrated parody on \"Old England for ever shall weather the storm\"

First Line: Oh! brandy, thy virtues I never will yield to

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 25(1406)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod4082

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21369

Title: The mail coach guard

First Line: At each inn on the road I a welcome could find

Themes:  TavernsDrinking

2nd Ballad

Title: A loyal song

First Line: Let us be chearful while we can

Themes:  PatriotismDrinking

Harding B 28(110)

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Edition - Bod2502

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Harding B 11(4166) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 34


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13658

Title: The men of merry, merry England!

First Line: Oh! the men of merry, merry England

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V523

Title: Who deeply drinks of wine

First Line: Gaily still my moments roll

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him? -- because he was poor

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  Social status

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: O follow him, nor fearful deem

Harding B 11(4165)

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Edition - Bod2503

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Harding B 11(4165) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13658

Title: The men of merry, merry England!

First Line: Oh! the men of merry, merry England

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V523

Title: Who deeply drinks of wine

First Line: Gaily still my moments roll

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him? -- because he was poor

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  Social status

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: O follow him, nor fearful deem

Harding B 11(4166)

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Edition - Bod11844

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, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yeilded [sic]

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Brandy for ever shall cheer up the heart. A celebrated parody on Old England for ever shall weather the storm

First Line: Oh! brandy, thy virtues they never will yeild [sic] to

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Poor Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

Notes:  Harding B 17(243b) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(2789)

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Edition - Bod12566

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 379


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5695

Title: The little town's boy

First Line: One cold winter's evening the stormy wind did blow

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5060

Title: Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Line: Oh, Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 17439

Title: My ancestors were Englishmen

First Line: My ancestors were Englishmen, an Englishman am I

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 11(2511)

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Edition - Bod4677

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published [b]y T. Watts, 4, Snowhill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1599

Title: Blue ey'd Ellen

First Line: Farewell my blue ey'd Ellen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 167

Title: Leicester chambermaid

First Line: It's of a brisk young butcher as I have heard 'em say

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England thy stamina never hath yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: Poor Mary in the silvery tide

First Line: It's of a fine young creature who dwelt by the sea-side

Themes:  Murder

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Parody on old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Oh brandy, thy virtues they never will yield to

Themes:  Drinking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Firth b.28(25a)

Notes:  Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library, 22 April 1918. Large format



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Edition - Bod7261

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Pittenweem; J. Wood, 49 N. Richmond street, and 6 High Riggs, Edinburgh

Series Identifier: 178


Ballad - Roud Number: V30800

Title: We've aye been provided for

First Line: Sit ye down here my cronies, and gie us your crack

Tune: Never lippen to chance

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryPatriotismDrinking

Firth b.26(389)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod974

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  An uncut sheet of two titles.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land! happy land!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: Oh, after many roving years

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 298

Title: Where are you going my pretty maid

First Line: Where are you going my pretty maid?

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair, the month was May

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: My love's like the red red rose

First Line: Oh, my love's like the red red rose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V28711

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Of mighty nature's handy works

Themes:  Women

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare the tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13786

Title: Lost Rosabel

First Line: They have given thee to another

Themes:  Lovers parted

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: Journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3323

Title: My bark is on the sea

First Line: Do you ever think of me love

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh, the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V28099

Title: My old girl at home

First Line: To my old girl at home these lines I'll indite

Themes:  Family life

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V8090

Title: Merry Christ-Church bells

First Line: Hark! the bonny Christ-Church bells

Themes:  Bells

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3790

Title: The gypsey prince

First Line: No more, no more shall the notes of love

Themes:  War

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1694

Title: My dear native isle

First Line: Dear native isle; the summer sun is glowing

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We've liv'd and lov'd together

First Line: We have liv'd and lov'd together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V806

Title: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

First Line: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: A duet

First Line: Cup of nectar -- rosy nectar

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V227

Title: Dolly Day

First Line: She's just what I expected her

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V888

Title: By the gaily circling glass

First Line: By the gaily circling glass

Themes:  Drinking

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 1346

Title: Hail! smiling morn

First Line: Hail! smiling morn that tips the hill with gold

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chanting Benny, or the Batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said

Themes:  Ballads

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V30655

Title: The queen of merry England

First Line: O the queen of merry England

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Patriotism

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb, with silent grief oppress'd

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

30th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my Jo

First Line: John Anderson, my Jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 23540

Title: Sweet May morn

First Line: It was early one sweet May morning

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5060

Title: Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Line: O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Themes:  Drinking

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V27855

Title: Drink, boys, drink

First Line: Come, push about the grog, and drink, boys drink

Themes:  Drinking

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder, blow! thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V2980

Title: A new version of the Admiral

First Line: How swiftly rides our gallant bark

Themes:  Naval

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander when day beams decline

Themes:  Rhine, river

38th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.25(600/601)

Notes:  Firth b.25(600/601) is torn at top and bottom.



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Edition - Bod11299

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: Richard March & Co., St. James's Walk, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918

Series Identifier: March's Edition of New Songs and Ballads


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8832

Title: Unfit for publication

First Line: I am really the most virtuous young fellow in creation

Themes:  EntertainmentsTheatersMusic halls

2nd Ballad

Title: I'm fond of eating, fond of drinking

First Line: Sammy Fly it is my name

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5543

Title: Come kiss, let's be friends

First Line: The course of true love ne'er ran smooth

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12846

Title: A raspberry tart with a little poke bonnet

First Line: Behold in me a real gone coon

Themes:  Excursions

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2735

Title: The captain with his whiskers

First Line: As they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4553

Title: The empty cradle, baby's gone

First Line: Little empty cradle, treasur'd now with care

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V32286

Title: Madame Rachel, or, Beautiful for ever

First Line: Oh, ladies, have you heard the news, the topic of the day?

Themes:  FraudsMarriage brokers

8th Ballad

Title: When Tom comes home

First Line: Now, Bessie my darling, come dry up your eyes

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V20448

Title: Oh what a lark!

First Line: Sally Jones, she was a widow

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V32629

Title: Here's another kind love

First Line: While strolling out the other night a friend of mine, Joe Blake

Themes:  Drinking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5277

Title: My heart is in a flutter

First Line: My heart is in a flutter

Performers:  Harcourt, George

12th Ballad

Title: Who shaved the pig?

First Line: The name I bear is Sammy Strop

Authors:  Pinder, J.Dodsworth, J.

Performers:  Wynne, John

Themes:  Barbers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3218

Title: Never marry your mother-in-law

First Line: There's a very old saying as old as the hills

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5033

Title: My Katty, kiss 'em

First Line: I've caught at last my Katty dear

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25174

Title: Make it as smooth as you can

First Line: As we travel through life many people we meet

16th Ballad

Title: In memory of the gallant 24th

First Line: They left the shores of Old England

Tune: I don't mean to tell you her name

Authors:  March, Richard

Themes:  Zulu War, 1879

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V27760

Title: The military

First Line: I am so fond of the army, a soldier's life would charm me

Performers:  Zimmer, Maggie (Mrs. H.R. Skinner), d. 1893

Themes:  Soldiers

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V6077

Title: Oh! ain't it pe-cu-li-ar

First Line: If to blow my own trumpet I may be so bold

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1292

Title: On the banks of the silvery Thames

First Line: She lived with her ma, and her crusty da-da

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V4830

Title: A scientific simpleton

First Line: A scientific simpleton who struggled fame to gain

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13774

Title: Ever of thee

First Line: Ever of thee I'm fondly dreaming

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6628

Title: Nellie, or Ten past nine

First Line: I'm off to my appointment now

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3020

Title: There's another jolly row down stairs

First Line: I'm one of those fellows who like quiet life

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V11483

Title: My sweet forget-me-not

First Line: My love's a little blue-eyed girl

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V20447

Title: Oh sweet Selina!

First Line: A poet midst his midnight oil

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V34824

Title: A cheer for our gallant 24th

First Line: As often before I have told you

Performers:  Davies, Minnie

Themes:  MilitaryZulu War, 1879

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V3846

Title: O Fred, tell them to stop

First Line: No doubt you have heard of the great Fancy Fair

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V21067

Title: Angels guard her now

First Line: Hush, tread lightly, do not wake

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V8934

Title: Flirting with the fairies

First Line: A fig say I for quietude, I am the boy for fun

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V12997

Title: Hey for the life of a soldier

First Line: When I was an infant, gossips would say

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V20785

Title: Farewell to Jumbo

First Line: Poor Jumbo's going to leave us all

Tune: Auld lang syne

Themes:  EntertainmentsZoos

32nd Ballad

Title: The contented blacksmith

First Line: The blacksmith sings from morn till night

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8153

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

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

34th Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu, adieu, my only life

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

35th Ballad

Title: I'm so modest and retiring

First Line: I'm a girl so very bashful

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V20300

Title: Peter and Paul

First Line: Now Peter and Paul were remarkable chaps

Authors:  Anthony, George

Performers:  Martell, Harry

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V6075

Title: Meggie and Jo

First Line: I'm a happy-go-lucky, gay sort of chap, I dance and I sing all the day

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V30410

Title: The man at the wheel or, Why did she leave me?

First Line: Behold me, the Captain of a steamboat

Performers:  Seymour, Frank, d. 1891

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V29747

Title: Mary had a little lamb

First Line: Mary, sweet Mary, the maid of the inn

Notes:  Verse and prose

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V29837

Title: Our marriage bells are ringing

First Line: Our marriage bells are ringing

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V14270

Title: The never-empty cradle or Cradle's crowded -- twins is born

First Line: Never empty cradle! though you're in my care

Themes:  Family life

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13505

Title: Grandmother's watch. The popular reply to \"Grandfather's clock\"

First Line: My Grandmother's watch was of wonderful make

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20441

Title: Oh! dinna ask me gin I lo'e ye

First Line: Oh! dinna ask me gin I lo'e ye

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V6075

Title: Oh! ain't I having a day

First Line: I'm a happy-go-lucky, gay sort of a chap, I dance and I sing all the day

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V32127

Title: \"Our ship\"

First Line: Blow! blow! blow! the storm is at its height

Themes:  Sailing

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V20217

Title: Swinging to and fro

First Line: If you want to give your girl a treat, I'll tell you what to do

Themes:  Amusements

47th Ballad

Title: Send that cook to me

First Line: Kind people pray attention pay

Themes:  Servants

48th Ballad - Roud Number: V6286

Title: The old village school

First Line: 'Tis standing there yet, though the stern hand of time

Themes:  Rural society

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V20370

Title: Out on the tiles

First Line: A little mouse once told me that

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V20375

Title: \"Outside, please!!\"

First Line: I'm one that Nature's rounded on

Authors:  Yarnold, Fred

Performers:  Yarnold, Fred

Notes:  Verse and prose

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V10189

Title: Oh, dear me

First Line: I once fell in love with a fair young lady

52nd Ballad

Title: Ettie, hear the blue bird sing

First Line: Ettie, hear the blue bird sing

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7548

Title: Oh, you pretty soul

First Line: I met a lass the other day

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V21560

Title: Oh, what a beauty

First Line: Maria loved the Squire and the Squire so they say

Themes:  Countryman in London

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V1663

Title: Old friend, here's your good health

First Line: I like the man who's jolly

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V26173

Title: St. George, and merry England

First Line: There are three nations on the earth

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Themes:  PatriotismUnited Kingdom

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V9175

Title: Oh! Father, dear Father, the brokers are in

First Line: Oh! father, dear father, come home with me now

Themes:  Drunkenness

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V20393

Title: \"Once more, Harry!\"

First Line: I'm a true-hearted fellow, so gay and so free

Notes:  Verse and prose

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V4407

Title: Something rather dangerous, something rather nice

First Line: To pass away the time I will endeavour

60th Ballad

Title: If England to herself be true

First Line: Where'er St. George's banner waves

Themes:  Patriotism

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V5236

Title: Good bye, Emily Jane

First Line: No doubt you will be awfully sad

Notes:  Verse and prose

62nd Ballad

Title: I say, cabby!

First Line: I'm known as the Earl of St. James's

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Dandies

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17977

Title: It is not on the Battle-field

First Line: It is not on the Battle-field

64th Ballad - Roud Number: 4277

Title: Just after the battle

First Line: Still upon the field of battle

Themes:  War

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V3911

Title: Happy Ann

First Line: I've lately joined the Army

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Salvation Army

66th Ballad - Roud Number: 3765

Title: Over the garden wall

First Line: Oh, my love stood under the walnut tree

67th Ballad - Roud Number: 13941

Title: Oh, dem golden slippers!

First Line: Oh, my golden slippers am laid away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V20060

Title: All round the squares

First Line: My friend[s] all say I'm half insane

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

69th Ballad - Roud Number: 5878

Title: My heart's in the Highlands

First Line: My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V1922

Title: A rolling stone gathers no moss

First Line: As we pass along life, how many we see

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V20015

Title: Tommy's birthday

First Line: I live with my respected Ma and little sisters three

Performers:  Francis, James

72nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7372

Title: The ring my mother wore

First Line: The earth has many treasures rare, in gems and golden ore

73rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32333

Title: When shall I send you a cradle

First Line: Young Brown was about to get married and he

Themes:  Family life

74th Ballad - Roud Number: V10529

Title: Quite the lady

First Line: While walking one night beneath the gas light

Themes:  Prostitution

75th Ballad - Roud Number: V8731

Title: Mother, he's going away

First Line: \"Sure now what are you crying for, Nelly?\"

Themes:  Irish

76th Ballad - Roud Number: V12923

Title: The family man or Father, what have you got for us?

First Line: A family man you see in me

77th Ballad - Roud Number: V14812

Title: The lash

First Line: Hush, niggers all, de old man's sleeping

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

78th Ballad

Title: Now you are married I wish you joy

First Line: When I was a child how I used to play

79th Ballad - Roud Number: V8213

Title: Leave it alone

First Line: When I was a boy I oft got in a row

80th Ballad - Roud Number: V8066

Title: One kiss more

First Line: Eyes are bright, teeth are white

Performers:  Sisters Leamar

81st Ballad - Roud Number: V34647

Title: Is there any harm in that?

First Line: I am a simple maiden

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