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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 8

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charli [sic]

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

First Line: When gloaming treads the ... of day

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

First Line: O whistle an' I'll come to you my lad


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13685

Title: The bride

First Line: Oh! take her and be faithful still

Themes:  Marriage


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: Busk ye, busk ye, my bony [sic] bride

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796


8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

First Line: The yellow-hair'd laddie sat down on yon brae


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V797

Title: Waving greenwood tree

First Line: Now by the waving greenwood tree


11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3572

Title: The battle and the breeze

First Line: To Britain's glorious walls of oak

Themes:  Sailors


13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

First Line: On Ettrick banks in a summer's night

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758


14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe


15th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758


16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed


17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

First Line: O! saw you the lass with the bonnie blue 'een


18th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733


19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1222

Title: Pretty Rosaline

First Line: 'Twas near the banks of bonny Tweed


20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2043

Title: My native love

First Line: I've rov'd afar thro' summer climes


21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage


22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16787

Title: Deil's awa' wi' the exciseman

First Line: The deil came fiddling thro' the town

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796


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