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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 15

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes & jet black hair

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838


2nd Ballad

Title: The gypsies

First Line: The gypsies they came to my father's door

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

Themes:  Gipsies


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17360

Title: The Indian maid

First Line: Oh! this was the cot of the Indian maid

Performers:  Matthews, miss


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

Tune: The sun that lights the roses


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

Performers:  Hyde, master

Themes:  Orphans


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1209

Title: Misfortunes of Paul Pry

First Line: Kind friends I hope I don't intrude in venturing before ye


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The sun that lights the roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3726

Title: Moonlight

First Line: Now at moonlight's fairy hour

Tune: Banks of Doun

Authors:  R., A.


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4404

Title: Something new starts every day

First Line: Oh! dear, oh! dear, the world quite strange is


12th Ballad - Roud Number: 8228

Title: The voice of her I love. An Italian air

First Line: How sweet at close of silent eve


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V17351

Title: Willy of the Tay

First Line: By Tay's fair banks I stray'd yestreen


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