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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5225

Titles:
Cheap beef

First Lines:
Come old and young, and rich and poor

Themes:
Prices

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6540

Titles:
What is the matter with the farmers

First Lines:
What is the matter with the farmers, they all look so dull?

Themes:
Prices
Farmers

Edition - Bod15637

Imprint Names:  Lane, R.

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Imprint: R. Lane, Printer, Bridewell-Alley, Norwich


Ballad - Roud Number: V30055

Title: The honest grocer

First Line: The grocers, poor creatures, long time have complain'd

Authors:  Lane, S.

Themes:  ShopkeepersPrices

Johnson Ballads 1977Av

Notes:  This ballad has not been filmed due to John Johnson collection regulations.

Edition - Bod19478

Imprint Names:  Storer, J.

Imprint Locations:  Derby

Imprint: J. Storer, Printer, Derby


Ballad - Roud Number: V26237

Title: A Chinese puzzle

First Line: In China, that reigion [sic] of wisdom celestial

Subjects:  China

Themes:  TaxationPrices

Johnson Ballads 1543

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Edition - Bod22612

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: 21259

Title: Times are altered or The grumbling farmers

First Line: Come all you swag'ring farmers wherever you may be

Themes:  FarmersPrices

Harding B 17(314a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 64

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22626

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, 14, Great st. Andrew-street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V6540

Title: What is the matter with the farmers

First Line: What is the matter with the farmers, they all look so dull?

Themes:  FarmersPrices

2806 c.18(328)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(2031)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10186

Titles:
Why everything's so precious dear, is what I want to hear
Why everything's so precious dear, is what I want to know

First Lines:
Oh, crickey! what a piece of work there's all the country through
Oh, crikey! what a piece of work there's all the country through

Themes:
Prices
Economy and trade

Edition - Bod5080

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin

Notes:  2806 c.9(18) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V35090

Title: A new song on The hireing of the servants

First Line: Good people all attention pay unto those l[i]nes that I relate

Subjects:  Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896

Themes:  Hiring fairsPrices

2806 b.9(66)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(252)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2134b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2148b

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2175b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2226a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2227a

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod5081

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin

Notes:  2806 b.9(66) is another issue. See Johnson Ballads 2154b for the caption of the illustration, which reads: \"That's a good cheese, shopman! send me a quarter of a pound, and let your boy bring the bill.\" [below] Why is a drawn tooth like a thing forgot? Because it's out of the head.


Ballad - Roud Number: V35090

Title: A new song on The hireing of the servants

First Line: Good people all attention pay unto those l[i]nes that I relate

Subjects:  Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896

Themes:  Hiring fairsPrices

2806 c.9(18)

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Harding B 26(251)

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Johnson Ballads 2228b
Johnson Ballads 2230b
Johnson Ballads 3259

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Edition - Bod6273

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8213

Title: Where the grass grows green

First Line: I'm Denny Blake from county Clare

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10186

Title: Why everything's so precious dear that's what I want to know

First Line: Oh crikey! what a peice [sic] of work, there's all the country through

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

Firth b.25(186)

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Edition - Bod2505

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1522

Title: Who's your butcher? Or, What's the price of meat?

First Line: Oh! crickey, what a piece of work

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

Harding B 11(4176)

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Edition - Bod2507

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1044


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10186

Title: Why everything's so precious dear, is what I want to hear

First Line: Oh, crikey! what a piece of work there's all the country through

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24851

Title: 'Tis but a little flower

First Line: 'Tis but a little faded flower

Performers:  Brennir, Carl

Harding B 11(4185)

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Edition - Bod11355

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8312

Title: Flower of Lancashire

First Line: As I walk'd out one morning clear

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Letter-writing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5225

Title: Cheap beef

First Line: Come old and young, and rich and poor

Themes:  Prices

Harding B 11(1236)

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Edition - Bod11618

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

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

Subjects:  United StatesNapoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  WarPrices

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1102

Title: She lives with her own granny dear

First Line: Cries William when first come from sea

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Harding B 11(1393)

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Edition - Bod11706

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent Street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

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

Subjects:  United StatesNapoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  WarPrices

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13856

Title: Jeannot, farewell to Jeannette

First Line: Cheer up, cheer up, my own Jeanette, tho far away I go

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(1392)

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Edition - Bod7474

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V13166

Title: Sketch of roguery

First Line: Come all you people in this place

Themes:  FarmersTavernsPricesFrauds

Firth b.27(117)

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Firth c.17(277)

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Harding B 11(3532A)

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Johnson Ballads 2848

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Edition - Bod7865

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V26129

Title: Downfal of the tea-drinking fashion

First Line: Poor women of this town pray draw near

Themes:  FarmersTeaPricesTobacco

Firth b.33(30)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10213

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union-street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 574


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

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

Subjects:  United StatesNapoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  WarPrices

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26709

Title: Nautical philosophy

First Line: I be one of those sailors who think 'tis no lie

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(1391)

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Edition - Bod8681

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, and Wholesale Toy warehouse, 26, Grafton Street, Soho


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6337

Title: Bold Napier

First Line: Old England calls her sons to arms

Tune: Low-back'd car

Subjects:  Napier, Charles, Sir, 1786-1860

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2071

Title: The sporting farmer

First Line: You farmers all, both great and small

Tune: Coronation

Themes:  Working classPrices

Firth c.13(283)

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Harding B 13(181)

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Harding B 13(182)

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Johnson Ballads 474

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Edition - Bod9044

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  With annotations making the text specific to Norwich. At top: Dash along Nut Girl &c.


Ballad

Title: The starving times of England

First Line: You ladies of old England

Tune: Pretty little dear

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

Firth c.16(274)

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Edition - Bod9262

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's Old-established Office, Castle Lane


1st Ballad

Title: The farmers, millers, and bakers. A new song on the times

First Line: A good time is coming, now mind what I say

Themes:  EducationPrices

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13880

Title: The old folks at home

First Line: Way down upon the Swannee ribber

Authors:  Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth c.16(291)

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Edition - Bod9405

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6086

Title: Hard times and no beer

First Line: Englishmen, and Irishmen, Scotchmen, and Welshmen too

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

Firth c.16(46)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9407

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Sold by M.A. Merry, Castle Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V1522

Title: Who's your butcher? Or What's the price of meat!

First Line: Oh! cricky, what a piece of work

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

Firth c.16(461)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2071

Titles:
The sporting farmer

First Lines:
You farmers all, both great and small

Themes:
Prices
Working class
Agricultural laborers

Edition - Bod674

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Imprint: London, printed for William Gilbertson, at the Bible in Giltspur-street


Ballad

Title: A warning-peice for ingroosers of Corne

First Line: Good people all pray lend an eare

Tune: In summer time

References:

ESTC: R218894

Subjects:  Norfolk (England)

Themes:  MerchantsPricesEconomy and trade

Wood 401(161)

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