Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 11(1506)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15529

Title: He'll be back bye and bye

First Line: The wife of a soldier was starving with hunger

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12083

Title: [It]'s for money

First Line: Why is the world so busy is what I want to know?

Themes:  Money

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8125

Title: Holly and the ivy

First Line: Some go in for sporting, and others fancy balls

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