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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4289

Titles:
The young recruit; or Thirteen-pence a day
The young recruit; or Thirteen pence a-day
Young recruit

First Lines:
Come and be a soldier, lads, come lads come!
Come and be a soldier, come, lads, come
Come and be a soldier, come, lads, come?

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4119

Titles:
Tramp! Tramp!! Tramp!!!
Tramp, tramp, tramp

First Lines:
My name is Paddy Doyle
My name is Pady Doyle

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V606

Titles:
The Kerry recruit -- or Lawyer outwitted
The Kerry recruit or the Spalpeen fanaugh
The Kerry recruit. Or the Spalpeen fanaugh

First Lines:
In Denis street in sweet Tralee one day in the month August
In Dennis st., in sweet Tralee, one day in the month of August

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4869

Titles:
Delight of the brave

First Lines:
Say, soldier, which of glory's charms

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V604

Titles:
Awkward recruit
Aukward [sic] recruit
The awkward recruit

First Lines:
Behold poor Will just come drill
Behold poor Will, just come from drill
Behold poor Will just come from drill
Behold poor will, just come from drill

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2355

Titles:
Arthur Mc. Bride
Arthur Macbride. A new song
Arthur M'Bride

First Lines:
Once I had a comrade called Arthur M'Bride
I had a cousin one Arthur Mc. Bride
I had a full cousin, call'd Arthur M'Bride

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4094

Titles:
Deeds of the brave

First Lines:
Deeds of the brave inspire a noble strain
Deeds of the brave, inspire a noble strain

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6806

Titles:
The soldier's return

First Lines:
We parted with a cheerful smile

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7206

Titles:
Answer to Johnny Golicher

First Lines:
It was near to the barracks one morning in May

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1528

Titles:
Sodger Jock

First Lines:
Noo, chaps and wunches a'

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6506

Titles:
In coming down to Manchester

First Lines:
In coming down to Manchester, to gain my liberty

Subjects:
Manchester (England)

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V359

Titles:
Cigars & cogniac
Cigars and cogniac
Cigars and coniac. A favorite song, sung at the London Concerts

First Lines:
He who wears a regimental suit

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3100

Titles:
Baby mine
Trees of the forest. Companion to \"Shells of the ocean\"

First Lines:
I wander'd through the forest glade
Happy news for you and me, baby mine, baby mine

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13867

Titles:
[T]he minstrel boy
The minstrel boy
Minstrel boy

First Lines:
The minstrel boy to the war has gone
[The mi]nstrel boy to the war is gone
The minstrel boy to the wars has gone
The minstrel boy to the wars is gone
The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3058

Titles:
The wonderfull mill
The white cockade. A new song

First Lines:
The lasses with obliging care
In days of yore there liv'd a man

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13849

Titles:
Blue bells of Scotland
The blue bells of Scotland
The blue bell of Scotland
The Scottish blue bells

First Lines:
Let the proud Indian boast of his jessamine bow'rs
Oh, where and oh, is my Highland laddie gone
O where, and O where is your Highland laddie gone
Ah, where and ah, where, is your Highlaud [sic] laddie gone
Oh, where, and oh where is your highland laddie gone?
Oh, where, and oh, where, is my Highland laddie gone
O where and O where does your highland laddie dwell
O where, and O where does your Highland laddie dwell?
Ah! where and ah where is your highland laddie gone

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13770

Titles:
The soldier's lament

First Lines:
Adieu, my mustachios! farewell to my tip!

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4858

Titles:
Captain Jinks

First Lines:
I am captain Jinks of the Horse marines

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12760

Titles:
Cheshire cavalry

First Lines:
Come all you British heroes & listen to my song

Subjects:
Liverpool (England)
Cheshire (England)

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3446

Titles:
When this cruel war is over
Weeping sad and lonely. A song on the American war

First Lines:
Dearest love, do you remember

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12683

Titles:
North Holderness local militia

First Lines:
So now my brave boys, to Beverley we must go

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V685

Titles:
Listen! dear Fanny
Listen dear Fanny
Listen, dear Fanny

First Lines:
Listen! dear Fanny, oh! listen to me
Listen dear Fanny, oh, listen to me
Listen, dear Fanny -- oh! listen to me
Listen, dear Fanny, oh, listen to me
Listen! dear Fanny, Oh! listen to me

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12549

Titles:
Oh! they marched through the town
O! they march'd thro' the town

First Lines:
O! they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay
Oh! they marched through the town with their banners so gay

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8309

Titles:
Thomas loved Harriet

First Lines:
Thomas lov'd Harriet with a tender flame

Themes:
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3283

Titles:
The farewell of the North Down Volunteers

First Lines:
The first time that I saw my love

Themes:
Soldiers

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