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Date
    between 1877 and 1884

Notes:

Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Large format


Series Identifier:

March's Royalty Songs 109



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5033

Title: My Katty Kiss'em

First Line: I've caught at last my Katty dear

Performers:  Roberts, Arthur, 1852-1933


2nd Ballad

Title: More than ever

First Line: Topical songs are now the rage, more than ever!

Performers:  Macdermott, Gilbert Hastings, 1845-1901


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28614

Title: Lover's lane

First Line: There's a sylvan path enchanting to all sweethearts in all times


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4254

Title: A song for other days

First Line: Sing, oh! -- the land, the slighted land

Themes:  Irish


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V30410

Title: The man at the wheel. Or, Why did she leave me?

First Line: Behold me, the Captain of a steamboat

Performers:  Seymour, Frank, d. 1891


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V30778

Title: The unfinished song

First Line: One day I was sad and weary


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V15281

Title: Where the flow'rets grow

First Line: Sing on ye little birds

Performers:  Danvers, Johnny, 1865-1939


9th Ballad

Title: Unchanging love

First Line: I loved her years and years ago


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V25928

Title: Up in the gallery on a Saturday night

First Line: I am a boy that enjoys myself

Attributation: Written and sung by Frederick Williams

Authors:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916

Performers:  Williams, Frederick, d. 1916


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V15134

Title: Old maids & young maids

First Line: In this glorious city, London, there are many sights we see

Performers:  Freeman, Harry


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V30546

Title: The little banjo boy

First Line: I never knew a father's love, a mother's tender care


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V16972

Title: Snowdrops and violets

First Line: Snowdrops and violets, laden with dew


14th Ballad - Roud Number: V20918

Title: Gently does the trick

First Line: Some people in this world go very much too fast

Performers:  Corney, Arthur


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V9910

Title: Three young ladies

First Line: Once, standing in a London street, three ladies met my gaze

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

Themes:  Social status


16th Ballad

Title: Thady and I

First Line: I was a simple country girl

Attributation: Dedicated to, and sung by Madame Mary Roze, Miss Mary Davies and Miss Adelaide Mullen

Performers:  Roze, MaryDavies, MaryMullen, Adelaide


17th Ballad - Roud Number: V14020

Title: Mary Green

First Line: Close beside a running brook just outside the town

Authors:  Lamb, Henry


18th Ballad - Roud Number: V30426

Title: Pardoned

First Line: The minster bells have ceased to peal


19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3513

Title: Meadow sweet

First Line: When first we met 'twas in a meadow


20th Ballad - Roud Number: V15159

Title: Up he went like a rocket

First Line: A short time ago in the papers

Performers:  Anderson, Harry


21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2978

Title: When those we love return once more

First Line: Tis only when the sad farewell

Performers:  Bruce, Ernest


22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George


23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22882

Title: She stood behind the parlour door

First Line: A certain girl once courted me, called Mary Ann Maloney

Performers:  Freeman, Harry


24th Ballad - Roud Number: V4232

Title: Told by the cards

First Line: I take up the pack and I deal out the cards

Performers:  St. John, Florence, 1854-1912


25th Ballad

Title: That's evidence

First Line: When a man says a friend he will be to the end

Performers:  Rawlins, W.H., d. 1927


26th Ballad - Roud Number: V7014

Title: Fare thee well, my heart's best treasure

First Line: Fare thee well, me heart's best treasure

Performers:  Murska, Alma de


27th Ballad - Roud Number: V26374

Title: The singer's wish

First Line: If the songs I have sung find a place in your heart


28th Ballad - Roud Number: V29857

Title: That's impossible

First Line: I've often heard some people say

Performers:  Bignell, Charles


29th Ballad - Roud Number: V1637

Title: Meet me at de golden gate

First Line: The time is short and life is sweet


30th Ballad - Roud Number: V449

Title: There is a flower that bloometh

First Line: There is a flow'r that bloometh


31st Ballad - Roud Number: V6459

Title: It pays so much better than work

First Line: I will mention a few little things in this song


32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21039

Title: There's a good time coming

First Line: Boys when you're going to get wed

Performers:  Vance, Eunice


33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9903

Title: Three jolly tars

First Line: Now, once upon a time there were three jolly tars

Authors:  Oxenford, Edward, 1847-1929


34th Ballad

Title: The fire king

First Line: The fire king rose with a mighty voice


35th Ballad - Roud Number: V8368

Title: The female salvation dragoon

First Line: I walked in the City one day

Tune: D---d scamp

Authors:  Chadwick, James

Themes:  Salvation Army


36th Ballad - Roud Number: V6467

Title: 'Twas better so

First Line: Said the maiden with a sigh


37th Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Authors:  Sheild


38th Ballad - Roud Number: V10189

Title: Oh, dear me

First Line: I once fell in love with a fair young lady


39th Ballad - Roud Number: 13632

Title: Wreck of the lifeboat

First Line: In an old fashioned cottage that stands on the cliff

Performers:  Chester, Alfred


40th Ballad - Roud Number: V4854

Title: When I was a young thing

First Line: Oh! when I was a young thing, many years ago


41st Ballad - Roud Number: V7004

Title: Storm and calm

First Line: Of storm and calm this life is made

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954


42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8156

Title: She was right

First Line: Of all the artful women it has

Performers:  Joyce, Sid


43rd Ballad

Title: Then the show begins

First Line: Hi! hi! hi! now don't delay, walk up and be in time

Authors:  Babbington, Charles

Performers:  Rowland, Frank


44th Ballad - Roud Number: V7017

Title: Treasure trove

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Normandy, a coast of great renown


45th Ballad - Roud Number: V4508

Title: Mutual pity

First Line: Tom, ever jovial, ever gay


46th Ballad - Roud Number: V3427

Title: The golden guineas

First Line: When I was young in the days of yore

Authors:  Weatherly, F.E.Maybrick, Michael, 1844-1913

Performers:  Foli, Allen James, 1842-1899


47th Ballad - Roud Number: V232

Title: The better land

First Line: I hear thee speak of the better land

Authors:  Cowen, Frederick Hymen, Sir, 1852-1935


48th Ballad - Roud Number: V32240

Title: She thought she might as well

First Line: Katie at the garden gate


49th Ballad - Roud Number: V4236

Title: The old organ loft

First Line: I loved, in my childhood's moments

Performers:  Oswald, Charlie, d. 1898


50th Ballad

Title: When you come to drink of it

First Line: What the doctor gives you looks as red as the rose

Authors:  Dales, George

Themes:  Doctors


51st Ballad - Roud Number: V12100

Title: What can you expect for your money?

First Line: No wonder we find a depression in trade

Performers:  Freeman, Harry


52nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24883

Title: The woodman

First Line: Far remov'd from noise and smoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814


53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2147

Title: Somebody's secret

First Line: O, somebody had a secret


54th Ballad - Roud Number: V34962

Title: Don't talk to me about invasion

First Line: In the days of good queen Bess in history we read

Performers:  Nash, John, 1838-1901


55th Ballad - Roud Number: V3110

Title: Dancing round the apple tree

First Line: I courted Miss Matilda Jane, a girl of seventeen


56th Ballad - Roud Number: V2820

Title: She wanted to go to the Derby

First Line: I once fell in love with a duck of a girl


57th Ballad - Roud Number: V13415

Title: The warder's story, or Waiting to hear the verdict

First Line: In the public service sad cases I've met

Performers:  Chester, Alfred

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century


58th Ballad - Roud Number: V17008

Title: Only a little love token

First Line: Only a stroll in the spring of the year

Performers:  French, A.W.


59th Ballad

Title: Love will wake

First Line: They say that love can never sleep


60th Ballad - Roud Number: V19054

Title: Somebody whispered so sweetly

First Line: Where is the harm if she met him


61st Ballad - Roud Number: V29991

Title: Untasted sweets

First Line: Cousin Bertha and her brothers


62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21038

Title: The time is coming

First Line: Some say I'm seeking place, and

Subjects:  Gordon, Charles, 1833-1885

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryParliamentary reform, 1867


63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8098

Title: Whenever the sleigh bells jingle

First Line: There's not a heart that doesn't start


64th Ballad - Roud Number: V20204

Title: Timothy Titus

First Line: Now, \"What's in a name?\" says Shakespeare

Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616


65th Ballad - Roud Number: V3180

Title: The whistling wife

First Line: You've heard about the latest fad

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932


66th Ballad - Roud Number: V5277

Title: My heart is in a flutter

First Line: My heart is in a flutter

Performers:  Harcourt, George


67th Ballad - Roud Number: V15044

Title: Why do I love

First Line: Why do I love you Janet mine?


68th Ballad - Roud Number: V9423

Title: Shoulder to shoulder

First Line: The storm long brewing's burst at last


69th Ballad - Roud Number: V9462

Title: The medical student

First Line: I'm a medical student I am


70th Ballad - Roud Number: V31103

Title: They're after me

First Line: To be a man sought after ev'rywhere is rather sweet

Performers:  Freeman, Harry


71st Ballad - Roud Number: V13797

Title: You men you think you're tricky

First Line: When boys and girls meet they think they are in love

Performers:  Cavendish, Nellie


72nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32623

Title: A song of the Ganges

First Line: The sun was gone the forest slept

Authors:  Weatherly, F.E.Moncrieff, L., Mrs.

Performers:  Gomez, Alice, d. 1922

Subjects:  India


73rd Ballad - Roud Number: V30100

Title: That moved him

First Line: A quiet little street is mine, and quietness is right

Authors:  Morton, R.

Performers:  Rudd, Austin


74th Ballad - Roud Number: V4578

Title: Hush and sleep

First Line: The roaring waves are dashing loud

Performers:  St. John, Florence, 1854-1912


75th Ballad - Roud Number: V6766

Title: Sweetheart

First Line: I stand beneath the trysting tree


76th Ballad - Roud Number: V20922

Title: Gladness or sadness

First Line: I heard it that day when we said good-bye


77th Ballad

Title: Her boy, or she was standing upon the quay

First Line: From the harbour at Queenstown, one bright summer's day

Authors:  Wilmott, CharlesPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Munroe, Walter


78th Ballad - Roud Number: V18355

Title: Timothy Tubbs

First Line: Tim Tubbs was very tubby and

Performers:  Lennard, Arthur, 1868-1954


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C8314: Portrait of cabaret-artiste
61B2(Munroe, Walter): Historical person (with NAME)










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