A book of British ballads

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Llanerch Publishers, May 1, 1998 - Folk music - 256 pages
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Contents

List of Illustrations
8
Introduction
9
Songs
21
The Congleton Bear
23
The Doctor Outwitted by the Black
24
The Private Still
27
Whas Fu?
28
Sandy Dawe
29
The Rambling Royal
123
EringoBragh
124
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT 55 Lambkin
127
Mrs Dyer the Baby Farmer
130
Young Henry Martin
131
The Bold Princess Royal
132
Jack Donahue
134
Heather Jock
135

Paddy and the Whale
32
The Christmas Hare
33
Lancashire Dick
34
Dixies Dog
36
The Pear Tree
37
The Three Merry Travellers
38
OReilly and Big MacNeil
40
The Old Woman and Her Pig
42
THE SUPERNATURAL 15 The Wife of Ushers Well
44
Cold Blows the Wind
47
The Lovers Ghost
49
The Holland Handkerchief
51
The Cruel Ships Carpenter
52
The Cruel Mother
54
Molly Bawn
55
The Grey Selkie
56
The Twa Magicians
59
The Maid on the Shore
62
Tarn Lin
64
The Miners Dream
66
The Well below the Valley
68
The Cherry Tree Carol
71
DEATH AND DISASTER
73
The Swan Swims So Bonny
91
The Sheffield Apprentice
93
Little Montgrove and Lady Barclay
94
Green and Yellow
98
The Poor Little Fisher Boy
99
Rambling Robin
101
Sir Patrick Spens 73
243
Lord Thomas 79
244
Lord Gregory 86
254
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255
DEEDS OF DARING 42 The Lambton Worm
102
Dillydove
104
Long John Old John and Jackie North
105
The Golden Vanity
108
Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford
110
Johnnie o Braidisleys
112
McPhersons Rant
116
The Draggletail Gipsies
117
The Female Sailor
119
Grace Darling
121
The Proud Tailor
122
The Parsons Peaches
137
Young Johnson
139
The Highwayman Outwitted
141
Jack Williams the Boatswain
142
The Sewing Machine
144
The Slapbum Tailor
145
Limbo
147
The Unfortunate Lad
148
CAUTIONARY TALES 69 Prossers Betting Shop
150
Off to Epsom Races
151
All for the Grog
152
Such a Nobby Head of Hair
154
Jock Hawks Adventures in Glasgow
155
Maggie May
157
Ratcliffe Highway
159
Down by the Dark Arches
160
The Bold Cockney
162
Rosemary Lane
164
The Fair Maid of Islington
166
Little Ball of Yarn
169
Poison in a Glass of Wine
171
There Was a Lady All Skin and Bone
172
TRUE LOVE AND FALSE 84 The Magpie Said Come In
174
Amang the Blue Flowers and the Yellow
176
The Banks of Sweet Dundee
177
Blackberry Fold
179
Lord Bateman
180
The Indian Lass
183
The Squire of Edinburgh
185
The Flower of Serving Men
187
The Watercress Girl
189
The Bailiffs Daughter of Islington
190
The Female Highwayman
191
Pretty Peg of Derby O
192
Lord Lovel
194
Inside a Whitewashed Hospital 196
254
A Noble Riddle Wisely
197
The Fellow that Played
204
MERRY TALES
218
The Ragged Beggarman
225
Sources and Notes
241
Acknowledgments
252
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