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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3359

Titles:
Jack Steadfast
Jack Stedfast

First Lines:
Jack Stedfast and I were both messmates at sea
Jack Steadfast and I were both messmates at sea

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3357

Titles:
Jack and the bear skin!
A song for the fleet, called Jack and the bear-skin

First Lines:
A sailor and his lass
A sailor and his lass sat o'er a parting glass

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9503

Titles:
The sailor's return

First Lines:
Come all ye pretty English girls, I bid you adieu
Come all you pretty English girls, I bid you all adieu

Subjects:
Egypt

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9517

Titles:
The galant seamans return from the Indies, or the happy meeting of two faithful lovers
The gallant seamans return from the Indies, or the happy meeting of two faithful lovers

First Lines:
I am a stout seaman newly come on shore

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6798

Titles:
The parting tear

First Lines:
'Twas on the beach, as sailors tell

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23134

Titles:
Smiling Nan

First Lines:
What should sailors do on shore?
What should sailors do on shore

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V299

Titles:
Bound apprentice to a waterman
Bound prentice to a waterman
The waterman
Bound 'prentice to a waterman

First Lines:
Bound 'prentice to a waterman, I learnt a bit to row
Bound prentice to a waterman learnt a bit to row
Bound 'prentice to a waterman I learnt a bit to row
Bound 'prentice to a waterman, who learn'd me to row
Bound 'prentice to a waterman, I learn'd a bit to row
Bound prentice to a water-man, I learnt a bit to row

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9216

Titles:
A bold brave crew Song of the sea

First Lines:
A bold brave crew and an ocean blue

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5581

Titles:
The youth I love that's far away

First Lines:
When at home beside of me, in accents sweet

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10038

Titles:
The sailor's dialogue

First Lines:
How goes it, brother Jack?

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3382

Titles:
Pretty girls of Liverpool

First Lines:
It's a new lines to you
It's a few lines to you

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1822

Titles:
The sea rover

First Lines:
I'm a rover of the ocean blue

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7341

Titles:
Oh, Nicodemus!
Miss Ella Wesner's great character song Oh! Nicodemus

First Lines:
My lover he's going to sea, oh, Nicodemus!
My lover he's going to sea, Oh! Nicodemus

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3350

Titles:
Jack's the lad

First Lines:
Our ship's a port so here I be
Our ship's aport, so here I be
Our ship's in port so here I be
Our ship's a-port so here I be
Our ship's in port, so here I be
Our ship's a port, so here I be
Our ship's a-port, so here I be
Our ships in port so here I be

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9588

Titles:
Answer to the Cabin boy

First Lines:
When clouds obscured the distant sky

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V122

Titles:
Steady she goes, alls well

First Lines:
The British tar no peril knows

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1785

Titles:
Bleak was the morn, or The sailor's return
Bleak was the morn; or, The sailor's return
Bleak was the morn, or, the Sailor's return
Bleak was the morn
Bleak was the morn, or the Sailor's return
The sailor's return

First Lines:
Bleak was the morn when William left his Nancy
Bleak was the morn, when William left his Nancy

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7530

Titles:
My Johnny is a sailor bold

First Lines:
My Johnny is a sailor bold

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3362

Titles:
Jack the guinea pig

First Lines:
When the anchor's weigh'd, and the ship's unmoor'd
When the anchor's weigh'd and the ship's unmoor'd

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 407

Titles:
Nancy of Yarmouth
Sea storm
The sea storm

First Lines:
Pretty Nancy of Yarmouth
Pretty nancy of yarmouth my joy & delight
Pretty Nancy of Yarmouth, my joy and delight

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4647

Titles:
A sailor for me or the Saucy colliers

First Lines:
As I was a walking and walking along

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10492

Titles:
The sailor's return from Cape Breton

First Lines:
Stand round my brave boys let us sing and rejoice

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5378

Titles:
Smiling Kate

First Lines:
I am a jolly hardy tar

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 604

Titles:
The welcome sailor

First Lines:
As I walked out one night, it being dark all over

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V887

Titles:
Buxom Nan

First Lines:
The wind was hush'd, the storm was over
The wind was hush'd the storm was over

Themes:
Sailors

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