Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier:

26



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1st Ballad

Title: A song on James M'Donald, who was executed in Longford for the murder of Anne O'Brien

First Line: Oh! young men and old, I now make bold, pray lend to me an ear

Themes:  Murder


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 148

Title: Banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: 'Tis of a farmer's daughter, so beautiful I am told


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12825

Title: Barney Buntling

First Line: One night came on a hurricane

Themes:  Sailors


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 820

Title: Burns and his Highland Mary

First Line: In green Caledonia there ne'er were two lovers


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 3329

Title: Bundle and go

First Line: Clyde's bonny banks where the heather is blooming


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 2419

Title: Deeds of Napoleon

First Line: You heroes of the day, who are lively, brave and gay

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V30579

Title: A new song on Michael Davitt

First Line: Then up with the flag, raised by Davitt, our head

Tune: Garryowen

Subjects:  Davitt, Michael, 1846-1906


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2856

Title: Drunkard's looking glass

First Line: What will a drunkard do for ale?

Notes:  Preceded by: The drunkard's catechism

Themes:  Drunkenness


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1153

Title: The farewell to folly

First Line: Farewell landlords, farewell jerry

Themes:  Drunkenness


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3706

Title: The moon is on the waters

First Line: When the moon is on the waters


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8189

Title: She died for love, and he for glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Soldiers


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Shelfmark: Harding B 40(17)


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