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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8104

Titles:
The queen of Otaheite

First Lines:
In Otaheite, I've heard say, a huge fat queen walk'd out
In Otaheite, as I've heard say, a huge fat queen walked out
At Otaheite, I've heard say, a huge fat queen walked out

Subjects:
Tahiti

Themes:
Savages

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7963

Titles:
King of the Cannibal islands
The king of the Cannibal islands

First Lines:
Oh! have you heard the news of late
Oh! have your [sic] heard the news of late

Themes:
Savages

Edition - Bod1046

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: Chieftain of Hankyway

First Line: In the isle of Hunkyway

Tune: Miss Gayton's hornpipe

Themes:  Savages

Firth b.25(20)

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Edition - Bod6063

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: V28029

Title: Wanki Fongo, or, Chief of the Yankee Doodles

First Line: About five hundred years ago

Themes:  Savages

Johnson Ballads 69


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Edition - Bod10546

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, Chadderton St., Oldham Rd., Manchester

Series Identifier: 55


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15027

Title: Isle of Hunkyway

First Line: In the isle of Hunkyway

Tune: Miss Gayton's hornpipe

Themes:  Savages

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1930

Title: Norah my own mountain maid

First Line: Oh, Norah dear Norah, my own mountain maid

Firth c.26(114)

Notes:  Imprint of J.O. Bebbington has been defaced


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Firth c.26(162)

Notes:  Imprint of J.O. Bebbington has been defaced


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Edition - Bod20666

Imprint Names:  Pannell, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Imprint: J. Pannell, Printer, 24, Byrom-street, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: The king of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

Harding B 11(1997)

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Opie P 550(1)

Edition - Bod21402

Imprint Names:  MacGibbon

Imprint Locations:  s.n.

Imprint: MacGibbon, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V8104

Title: The queen of Otaheite

First Line: At Otaheite, I've heard say, a huge fat queen walked out

Subjects:  Tahiti

Themes:  Savages

2806 c.13(243)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5836

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: King of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright Chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 11(2830)

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Edition - Bod20463

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: King of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright Chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

Johnson Ballads 536

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Edition - Bod13823

Imprint Names:  Neesom, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Published by C. Neesom, 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green, near the Railway Arch


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15027

Title: The chieftain of Hunkyway

First Line: In the isle of Hunkyway

Themes:  CannibalismSavages

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8543

Title: Sing, darkies, sing

First Line: Come, come, darkies sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 11(592)

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Edition - Bod9109

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14935

Title: Have you seen my missus?

First Line: You've heard my children two

Tune: Bob and Joan

Notes:  Seven stanzas

Themes:  Marriage - desertion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: King of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

Harding B 11(1496)

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Edition - Bod9641

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: The king of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20277

Title: The resurrectionists

First Line: Come listen awhile and a story I'll tell

Themes:  Body-snatching

Firth c.17(312)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod5840

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 132

Title: Blind beggar's daughter of Bethnal Green

First Line: 'Tis of a blind beggar and he lost his sight

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusBeggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: King of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

Harding B 11(322)

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Edition - Bod21473

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Preston

Series Identifier: 318


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 132

Title: The blind beggar's daughter

First Line: It's of a blind beggar who had lost his sight

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusBeggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: King of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

2806 c.13(49)

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Edition - Bod18574

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13748

Title: Away with melancholy

First Line: Away with melancholy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2982

Title: Return, O my love

First Line: Return, O my love, and we'll never never part

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1640

Title: Quite politely

First Line: When first in Lunnun I arrived, on a visit, on a visit

Themes:  Countryman in London

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: The king of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have your [sic] heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: The sun just glancing through the trees

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V342

Title: Kiss the charming fair

First Line: O how I love the ladies' sweet rosy lips to buss

Themes:  Kissing

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V579

Title: Advice to farmers

First Line: Come brother farmers, all attend

Themes:  Farmers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land, adieu

First Line: Adieu, my native land, adieu

Themes:  Emigration

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V15759

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up! Her silv'ry beam

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 36(10)


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Edition - Bod21284

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V29956

Title: Massacre on board the ship 'Catherine'

First Line: You tender-hearted Christians, who hear my doleful theme

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)Sydney (N.S.W.)IrelandIsle of Pines (New Caledonia)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centurySavagesAboriginesEmigration to Australia

2806 c.8(98)

Notes:  Slip


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