Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1877 and 1884

Notes:

Two sheets forming a songbook. With prose pieces.


Series Identifier:

March's Penny Reciter 2



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Viewing: Firth b.28(1a/b)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33968

Title: Have you noticed it

First Line: Some think it's fun to be alive, and others think it's not

Themes:  Entertainments


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13402

Title: It's silly to wait

First Line: To have plenty of patience no one can deny

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7014

Title: Fare thee well, my heart's best treasure

First Line: Fare thee well, me hearts best treasure

Performers:  Murska, Alma de


4th Ballad

Title: We have men as brave and bold

First Line: Old England is at peace

Performers:  Moncrieff, Rose, d. 1916

Themes:  WarPolitics and government - 19th century


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V15861

Title: Just to show there is no ill feeling

First Line: A friend of mine said \"Let's go and have a drink,\"

Themes:  Drinking


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V20532

Title: Hurrah for the rhino

First Line: Ole massa was a stingy man

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha haw wi' Wallace bled

Subjects:  Scotland


8th Ballad

Title: Christmas day in the workhouse

First Line: It is Christmas Day in the workhouse

Authors:  Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922

Notes:  From the \"Dagonet Ballads\"

Themes:  Poor law


9th Ballad

Title: No more

First Line: I yesterday vowed I would drink bitter beer

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  Drinking


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V27831

Title: What do they care about that?

First Line: I've just had a terrible row with my wife

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V23099

Title: I'm a member of the County Council

First Line: The thirst for notoriety sends some men nearly mad

Performers:  Bass, Tom

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Local government


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2831

Title: Sally Salter

First Line: Sally Salter she was a young teacher, who taught


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3970

Title: Dying in dreamland

First Line: There are words we may not whisper


14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7554

Title: Pretty lips, or Neumy, neum, neum

First Line: I am a bachelor, isn't it sad?

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V13542

Title: The wanderer

First Line: There's a grey-hair'd old woman who mourns for her boy

Performers:  Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
48C8314: Portrait of cabaret-artiste
31A2513(+81): Arm stretched sidewards (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D222(COLLAR): Neck-gear: collar
41D242: Party clothes, festive attire










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