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Edition - Bod2108

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Prsnter [sic], 2, & 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16780

Title: When first [I] went to sea

First Line: Oh well do I remember still

Tune: Admiral

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(2608)

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Edition - Bod6053

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, (from Pitt's) wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 31, Dudley-st., 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25178

Title: Life of a vagabond

First Line: How gaily and how merrily my life has pass'd along

Tune: The admiral

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 277

Title: Seventeen come Sunday

First Line: As I walk'd out one may morning

Johnson Ballads 547

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Edition - Bod7334

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1849 and 1880

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ...


Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone to the banks of the dark-rolling Danube

Tune: Sweet maiden I admire thee

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(235)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod21362

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 322


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16197

Title: My uncle Sammy

First Line: Listen folks of every station

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1648

Title: Now we are met my bonny boys

First Line: Now we are met, my bonny boys, let us be blithe and merry

Tune: The return of the admiral

2806 c.13(196)

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Edition - Bod6975

Imprint Names:  Pattie

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London: Pattie, 31, Paternoster Row, E.C.

Notes:  A songbook


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: The life of a sailor

First Line: I'm belonging to the Glory, she's a spanking clipper too

Tune: The Admiral

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20857

Title: Free and easy

First Line: Gentlemen and ladies too

Tune: Mrs. Johnson

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Critchfield, M.

Themes:  WealthSocial status

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4943

Title: A girl that's rather fast

First Line: When in fashion I've my muster past

Tune: Cigars and cognac

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Fitzwalet, Miss

Themes:  Drinking - womenWomen

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V34896

Title: The battle field

First Line: By the lone watch fires of the night

Tune: On to the charge

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Garman, G., Mr.

Themes:  Military

5th Ballad

Title: The positive and comparative

First Line: Few things are so positive put [sic] what we ean [sic] compare

Tune: Balooning

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Critchfield, W.

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Philosophy

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V10092

Title: To live by the sweat of his brow

First Line: Some folks boast of high birth and position

Tune: Mal Brook

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Themes:  Social statusWorking class

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6275

Title: Parody on Ever of thee

First Line: Gatter, of thee I'm ever fondly dreaming

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Themes:  Drinking

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V32347

Title: As broad as it is long

First Line: Your sarvant, kind folk, dinna on me look down

Tune: Ge wo, Dobbing

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Themes:  Countryman in London

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V13369

Title: His tail kept wagging. A Parody on Wait for the waggon

First Line: I had a little cunning dog, a prettier you'd not see

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Themes:  Dogs

10th Ballad

Title: The queen's speech

First Line: Tho' I'm no great M.P., I've still got a seat

Tune: Derry Down

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Adams, W.J.

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V34807

Title: The Gaberlunzy man

First Line: Ane night we round the ingle sat

Tune: John Highland man

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Subjects:  Scotland

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V4941

Title: They say I'm rather slow

First Line: I've come to ask a question, I hope I don't intrude

Tune: Do you think he did?

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Fitzwilliam, Miss

Themes:  WomenSeduction

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V13053

Title: Encore to Pet of the village

First Line: Ye lasses of me need no longer be jealous

Tune: Jenny Jones

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Themes:  Women

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V29567

Title: The pleasure of dancing

First Line: I dearly delight to see folks merry around

Tune: To the fields I carry my milking pails

Authors:  Ramsay, Thomas

Performers:  Clark, Kate

Themes:  Women

15th Ballad

Title: The Victoria cross

First Line: The Victoria cross is retail'd, of which a short tale I shall make

Tune: What do you lay it's a lie

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryVictoria cross, military decoration

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