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Viewing: Firth b.26(169)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V29592

Title: [None]

First Line: My cot is called the sweetest cot

Tune: In a cottage near a wood

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: 'Tis just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

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