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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 - 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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