Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7100

Title: A tuck out, or, How to spend a dollar

First Line: I'm von o' them ere coves

Themes:  Food

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1718

Title: The dandy Broadway swell

First Line: You talk of dandy niggers

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 11745

Title: Susannah don't you cry

First Line: I'm a going to Alabama

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2845

Title: Unfortunate Sally; or, Billy don't you cry for me

First Line: Now Sally where are you going?

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13758

Title: Dearest, then, I'll love thee more. Answer to \"Will you love me then as now?\"

First Line: Yes, I'll love you, oh, how dearly

7th Ballad

Title: Weep for the heiress

First Line: Weep for the heiress of the Isle


IconClass Codes:
43C912: Woman dancing alone
25K16: Desert
32B32(BEDOUINS): Africans (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2608

Notes:  Torn at bottom. The cut is coloured.

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