Broadside Ballads Online

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Published by C. Neesom, 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green, (Near the Railway Arch.)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1389

Title: Bobbing around

First Line: In August last on one fine day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: O follow him, nor fearful deem

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8728

Title: Mother, be proud of your boy in blue

First Line: Cheer up, cheer up, my mother dear

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V943

Title: Lady fair

First Line: Oh! lady fair, where art thou roaming


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1311

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