Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.34(13)

Sheet Notes:  Three clippings, pasted on lower half of page, containing parts of five ballads from a larger sheet. The first title is given in MS. A fragment A fragment

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30105

Title: [Chimney sweeps]

First Line: As on the Dials, t'other night

Tune: Bay of Biscay

Themes:  Chimney-sweepsChild labour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13510

Title: Water cresses

First Line: Jack came home, his pockets lin'd

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2058

Title: Banks of Banna

First Line: Shepherds, I have lost my love

5th Ballad

Title: Come to the lowlands

First Line: Come to the lowlands, Prince Charlie, and head us

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