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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

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

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

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

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 199

Titles:
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned serving man
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turn'd serving-man
The famous flower; or, The lady turned to be a serving man
The famous flower of serving-men: or, The lady turned to be a serving-man
The famous flower of serving men; or, the Lady turn'd serving man
The famous flower of serving-men. Or The lady turn'd serving
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned to be a serving-man
The famous flower of serving men; or, The lady turned to be a serving man

First Lines:
You beauteous ladies, great and small
You beauteous ladies great and small
You beautious ladies great and small

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Woman in disguise
Social status
Transvestism
Servants
Singing
Nobility

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