Title: The showman
First Line: My name is Bill the showman
Performers: Alberts, Mark
Notes: Verse and prose
Title: There's bound to be a row
First Line: I'm a poor unlucky married man, I've such an awful wife
Notes: Firth c.20(161) is another edition of this ballad alone.
Themes: Domestic strife
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
42D3421: Hen-pecked husband
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place
41A222: Drawing-room, 'salon'
Shelfmark: Firth c.26(306)