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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6010

Titles:
Slap bang
Here we are jolly dogs, or Slap bang

First Lines:
We're jolly dogs, who take our ease
O we're a crew of jolly dogs

Themes:
Roistering

Edition - Bod7630

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6010

Title: Here we are jolly dogs, or Slap bang

First Line: We're jolly dogs, who take our ease

Themes:  Roistering

Firth b.27(362)

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Firth c.21(159)

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Edition - Bod1103

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey, 2 & 3 Monmouth court, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12884

Title: I will stand by my friend

First Line: As on we go through life's career

Themes:  Friendship

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32577

Title: The king of trumps

First Line: Oh! \"toujour gai's\" my motto boys

Themes:  Roistering

Firth b.25(259)

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Edition - Bod5587

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: V13091

Title: London lions, or, We fly by night!

First Line: About a crew of jolly dogs

Themes:  Roistering

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22185

Title: Margaretta

First Line: When I was in my teens, I lov'd dear Margaretta

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2680

Title: The skipper and his boy

First Line: The sea ran high, and the wind was wild

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth b.25(163)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13091

Titles:
London Lions or, We fly by night
London lions, or, We fly by night!

First Lines:
About a school of \"jolly dogs\"
About a crew of jolly dogs

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Roistering
Drinking
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V711

Titles:
Going home with the milk in the morning
Country girls are you going to the fair

First Lines:
As I was going to --- fair
Grieving's a folly; I hate meloncholy [sic]
Grieving's a folly; I hate melancholy

Themes:
Fairs
Roistering
Drinking
Police
Drunkenness

Edition - Bod10551

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V711

Title: Going home with the milk in the morning

First Line: Grieving's a folly; I hate melancholy

Themes:  DrinkingRoisteringPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13956

Title: Nelly Bly

First Line: Nelly Bly! Nelly Bly! bring de broom along

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 11(1346)

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Johnson Ballads 1092

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