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Viewing: Harding B 36(25)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: Red rose

First Line: O my love's like a red, red rose


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9596

Title: Philadelphia las[s]

First Line: It was on one summer's evening


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland home

First Line: My highland home where tempests blow

Themes:  Scotland


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 164

Title: Sir John Barleycorn

First Line: There were three kings into the east


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease awhile, ye winds, to blow


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7728

Title: Go along Bob

First Line: As Joe the dustman, drove his noble team


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: Gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear and gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873


11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Themes:  Irish wakes


12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick


13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: Oh think on my fate once I freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves


14th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: Fanny and her pitcher

First Line: Said I to a lass I met the other day


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4813

Title: The devil take tomorrow

First Line: Old father Pat was blithe and free


16th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind


17th Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The kiss dear maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid, thy lips has left

Themes:  Kissing


19th Ballad - Roud Number: 9395

Title: Colin stole my heart

First Line: The fields were green the hills were gay


20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks & braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death


21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the minstrel lyre again


22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time Ive courted

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss


23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers


24th Ballad - Roud Number: 583

Title: Young Johnson

First Line: Cold winter is past


25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7200

Title: Swiss maid

First Line: Come haste thee, come haste thee my bonny Swiss maid


26th Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: When I was a rakish young fellow


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
48C7322: Harp
48C7522: One person playing string instrument (plucked)
48C7542: Musician(s) accompanying singer(s)
48C741: Printed edition of musical score



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