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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 33

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Women soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3705

Title: The moon is on the hill

First Line: Awake, my light, my sleeping love

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22204

Title: Evening bells

First Line: Those ev'ning bells, those ev'ning bells

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Bells


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V7323

Title: The shady bowers

First Line: I'll range around the shady bowers


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V10000

Title: Wreath the bowl

First Line: Wreath the bowl with flow'rs of soul

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Wine


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4525

Title: The ramble. Music and love

First Line: 'Twas at midsummer's tide, no matter the day


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V9084

Title: A favourite pastoral

First Line: Flocks are sporting, doves are courting


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V906

Title: The Cambrian minstrel boy

First Line: Through Cambria's sweet valleys I stray

Performers:  Longhurst, Master


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch, the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the north it blew keenly


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4973

Title: The happy shepherd

First Line: With the sun I rise at morn


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V151

Title: Amoret and Phyllis

First Line: Sweet Phyllis well met, the sun is just set


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V17321

Title: Lullaby

First Line: Peaceful slumbr'ing on the ocean


14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

Tune: Home, sweet home

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn


16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17283

Title: The fairy. A midnight madrigal

First Line: Fairest of the virgin train


17th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The garden gate, a favourite song

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright


18th Ballad - Roud Number: V412

Title: Helen the fair. A new song

First Line: Fair Helen one morn from her cottage had stray'd


19th Ballad - Roud Number: V5473

Title: Where roses wild

First Line: Where roses wild were blooming


20th Ballad - Roud Number: V540

Title: Lowland Mary

First Line: Flow'ry spring has deck'd the dale


21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: The willow tree

First Line: Don't you remember the vows to tender


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IconClass Codes:
46C514: Arrival and return ~ travelling
25I24: Public road in village
41B214: Chimney



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