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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1495

Titles:
The great fight between King and Heenan

First Lines:
O, did you hear who won the fight?

Subjects:
Heenan, John C.
King, Tom

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1925

Titles:
Newcastle champion; or, The battle of Barlow fell

First Lines:
Jack Randall o' the Lunnin ring has serv'd some tight cheps out

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V408

Titles:
A new song on the late fight between Heenan and King
A new song on Heenan and King

First Lines:
You sporting gallant Irishmen come listen to my song
You sportsmen of Ireland, come list to my song

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2147

Titles:
Donnelly and Cooper
Fight between Donally & Cooper

First Lines:
Come all you true bred Irishmen
Come all you true bred Irishmen and listen to my song
Come all you true Irishmen and listen to my song

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6834

Titles:
Song on the fight between Smith and Kilrain

First Lines:
We have read of mighty battles

Subjects:
Kilrain, Jake
Smith, James

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9710

Titles:
Ballad in answer to Sayers England's pride

First Lines:
John Bull is boasting all his might

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7646

Titles:
A copy of verses on the death of Simon Byrne
Death of Simon Byrne

First Lines:
Mourn Erin's sons your hero brave
Mourn Erin's sons your hero brave his loss all may deplore

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7107

Titles:
Victory of John Morrissy over the Russian sailor. Fought in Terra del Fuego, South America, for 60,000 dollars

First Lines:
Come all you sons of Erin's isle attention now I crave

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7637

Titles:
Grand victory of Paddy Ryan, over Joe Goss, in America

First Lines:
You lovers of the manly game attend to what I state

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1615

Titles:
Heenan the pride of America

First Lines:
The long expected night has come ere the eventful day

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1491

Titles:
A new song on the great fight, between T. King and J. Heenan

First Lines:
On the tenth day of December

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1524

Titles:
The glorious victory of John Morrissy, of Templemore, Ireland, over the Yankee Buffalo boy, on Long Island, North America

First Lines:
You gallant sons of Granuale, I pray attend awhile

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1614

Titles:
Heenan the champion of the world

First Lines:
Who was it crossed the raging ocean

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1613

Titles:
Heenan's challenge to Mace

First Lines:
Attention pay dear Irishmen to what you now shall hear

Themes:
Prizefighting

Edition - Bod4365

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Ship. Coloured.

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V32163

Title: The great prize fight between Morrissey and Heenan, the Benicia boy, at Long Point, Canada, Oct. 20, 1858

First Line: Ye merry gay sportsmen, wherever you be

Tune: Villikins and his Dinah

Subjects:  Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 18(218)

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Edition - Bod4377

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham str. New-York

Notes:  Border: Harp. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1614

Title: Heenan the champion of the world

First Line: Who was it crossed the raging ocean

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 18(234)

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Edition - Bod4378

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Ship. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1615

Title: Heenan the pride of America

First Line: The long expected night has come ere the eventful day

Authors:  Scott, A.

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 18(235)

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Edition - Bod4601

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 38 & 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Horned imp. Coloured.


Ballad

Title: The fight for the championship

First Line: 'Twas a great many years ago

Tune: Yankee Doodle

Authors:  Mackenzie, John

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 18(627)

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Edition - Bod1489

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V1183

Title: Young Tyler

First Line: Come all you blades that delight in any game

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 c.17(481)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(276).


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Edition - Bod5101

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(934).


Ballad - Roud Number: 2147

Title: Donnelly and Cooper

First Line: Come all ye true-bred Irishmen, where ever you may be

Themes:  Prizefighting

Firth c.19(16)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5335

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(104).


Ballad - Roud Number: V15103

Title: Donnely and Oliver

First Line: Ye muses I beg you will lend me your aid

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 c.15(227)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5476

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Lindsay, Stationer, &c, 9, King Street Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V25262

Title: A new song called the Bold M'Lusky

First Line: You gallant sons of freedom that come from Erin's island

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 c.15(307)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.19(23)

Notes:  Firth c.19(23) lacks the imprint Slip


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Edition - Bod5536

Imprint Names:  Walker, R.

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Date  between 1780 and 1830

Imprint: Printed and Sold by R. Walker, near the Duke's Palace, Norwich


Ballad - Roud Number: V32382

Title: A battle fought between Painter & Sutton on Bungay common

First Line: Loud let the voice of triumph cry

Authors:  Parkerson, J., Jun.

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 c.18(16)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(135)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod455

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(62).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1613

Title: Heenan's challenge to Mace

First Line: Attention pay dear Irishmen to what you now shall hear

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 c.15(229)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod504

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, 9 King Street, (City,) Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V281

Title: The bold Benecia boy!

First Line: Attend you sons of Erin

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 c.15(285)

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