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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3507

Titles:
I have heard sweet music stealing

First Lines:
I have heard sweet music stealing

Themes:
Singing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 6034

Titles:
The luck of a cove wot sings

First Lines:
No doubt a song you've heard

Themes:
Singing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6001

Titles:
Thy voice

First Lines:
Thy voice is all of melody

Themes:
Singing

Edition - Bod996

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V31061

Title: About long enough

First Line: The cloth taken out, and fresh liquor brought in

Themes:  Singing

Firth b.25(199)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12698

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 912


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6093

Title: Paddle your own canoe

First Line: I've travelled about a bit, in my time

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10010

Title: The Hallelujah band

First Line: O boys, there is a crew, who make such a hubbaboo

Themes:  Singing

Harding B 11(2905)

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Edition - Bod10415

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 6034

Title: The luck of a cove wot sings

First Line: No doubt a song you've heard

Themes:  Singing

Firth c.21(6)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16227

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V34620

Title: Medley of melodists

First Line: We're all singing, sing, sing, singing

Themes:  Singing

Johnson Ballads 231

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20313

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V25454

Title: The village choristers

First Line: Come brothers tune the lay

Themes:  Singing

Johnson Ballads 2956

Notes:  MS inscription: Agnes Mary Bullock 1865 June


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Edition - Bod23461

Imprint Names:  Milbourn, A.Deacon, J.Onley, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1689 and 1709

Imprint: London: Printed by and for W.O. for A.M. and are sold by J. Deacon


Ballad - Roud Number: V29992

Title: The vertuous maid's resolution: or, The two honest lovers

First Line: In a melancholy passion I was walking by a river side

Tune: I am a poor and harmless maid

References:

ESTC: R228733

Themes:  Singing

Don. b.13(97)

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Edition - Bod24161

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17344

Title: While I was out a singing

First Line: How happy I once past my life

Themes:  Singing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3451

Title: The jolly sportsman

First Line: It's once a jolly sportsman came hunting on a lawn

Harding B 11(4150)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1192

Titles:
Rosin, the beau
Old Rosin the beau
Old Rosin, the beau
Rosin the beau. [Followed by] Encore verses
Rosin the beau

First Lines:
I have travelled the wide world over
I'm a Yankee boy seeking my fortune
I'm a Yankey boy seeking my fortin
I have travelled this wide world over

Themes:
Singing
Drinking

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V370

Titles:
Come where the aspens [quiver]
Come where the aspens quiver
Come to the old oak tree

First Lines:
Come to the old tree
Come to the old [oak] tree
Come where the aspens quiver
Come to the old oak tree

Themes:
Singing
Gipsies

Edition - Bod5622

Imprint Names:  Stephenson

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  between 1821 and 1850

Imprint: Stephenson, Printer, Gateshead


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25438

Title: My gallant ship

First Line: My gallant ship rocks high

Authors:  Bell, George

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25933

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: O listen to the minstrel boy

Authors:  Bell, George

Themes:  Singing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3478

Title: Sophia Taylor

First Line: I've mingled with the sweet and young

Authors:  Bell, George

Firth b.26(434)

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Edition - Bod10802

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street, Preston

Series Identifier: 542


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1192

Title: Old Rosin the beau

First Line: I'm a Yankee boy seeking my fortune

Notes:  Differs from Harding B 11(3340)

Themes:  Singing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V19238

Title: Fourpence h'apenny cap

First Line: Good people all both great and small of every degree

Themes:  Fashions

2806 c.13(137)

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Edition - Bod14477

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Catch by Mr. Henry Purcell

First Line: Jack, thou'rt -- come, come, once more

Authors:  Purcell, Henry

Themes:  DrinkingSinging

Harding B 14(12)

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Edition - Bod23693

Imprint Names:  Andrews, Elizabeth

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [between 1664 and 1666]

Imprint: London, Printed for Eliz. Andrews in little St. Bartholomews court in West-smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower of serving-men. Or The lady turn'd serving

First Line: You beauteous ladies great and small

Tune: Flora's farewell

References:

ESTC: R233066

Themes:  TransvestismSinging

Douce Ballads 1(83b)

Notes:  Sheet divided


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10010

Titles:
The hallelujah band
The Hallelujah band

First Lines:
I was an artful dodger once but now you'll understand
O boys, there is a crew, who make such a hubbaboo

Themes:
Religious revivals
Singing

Edition - Bod5883

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer, Durham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1711

Title: A new song, called The dandy, or, a Peep at high life

First Line: I'm but a simple clown

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  SoldiersFashionsSingingDuelling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: The garland of love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow by yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

Harding B 11(783)

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Edition - Bod12891

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 718


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7883

Title: Perhaps she's on the railway

First Line: Behold in me a wretched man

Authors:  McCarthy, C P

Performers:  Durden, Richard

Themes:  Mormons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3507

Title: I have heard sweet music stealing

First Line: I have heard sweet music stealing

Themes:  Singing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: Holy friar

First Line: I am [a] friar, of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  FoodClergy

Harding B 11(2992)

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Edition - Bod10796

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Series Identifier: 38


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1656

Title: Bonny black hare

First Line: One morning in autumn by the dawn of the day

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4971

Title: I'm a poor shepherd maid

First Line: I'm a poor shepherd maid

Themes:  Poverty

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6001

Title: Thy voice

First Line: Thy voice is all of melody

Themes:  Singing

2806 c.13(176)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1711

Titles:
A new song, called The dandy, or, a Peep at high life
Dandy O
The dandy, or, a Peep at high life
The dandy O!

First Lines:
I'se a poor simple clown, and just come from town
Ise a poor simple clown, and just come from town
I'm but a simple clown
I'm a poor simple clown

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Soldiers
Duelling
Dandies
Singing
Fashions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V168

Titles:
\"Bankside Joe\"

First Lines:
I comes from Bankside, you must know
I comes from Bankside you must know

Themes:
Domestic strife
Coal
Smoking
Drinking
Singing
Women

Edition - Bod6857

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by G. Green, at his Music stall, near the Turnpike, City Road, and at Featherstone Street, City Road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20156

Title: The harmonic meeting

First Line: At the Nightingale the other night

Tune: My lord Tom Noddy

Performers:  Hutchings, H.S.

Themes:  Singing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21082

Title: The Baltic

First Line: To the Baltic's broad billows we go, boys

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Naval

Firth b.25(513)

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Firth c.12(71)

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Firth c.19(220)

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Harding B 11(1481)

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Edition - Bod13890

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: V370

Title: Come where the aspens quiver

First Line: Come where the aspens quiver

Themes:  Singing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 18526

Title: The new mariners

First Line: You gentle men of England who live at ease

Themes:  MerchantsNaval

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7355

Title: Shipwreck'd tar

First Line: Escap'd with life in tatters

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Notes:  Harding B 25(1769) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  SailorsRejected suitorShipwreck

Harding B 11(665)

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Edition - Bod9827

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.20(76) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 171


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V168

Title: \"Bankside Joe\"

First Line: I comes from Bankside, you must know

Themes:  WomenSingingCoal

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15251

Title: What do people marry for?

First Line: What a world this is upon my life

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strifeDivorce

Harding B 11(136)

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