Folk Songs from Somerset
No. 3 March Folk Songs From Somerset Performed By The University Of North Texas.
My Bonny Boy
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Child Ballads
The Child Ballads are 305 traditional ballads from England and Scotland and their American variants, collected by Francis James Child during the second half of the 19th century. Their lyrics and Child...
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Street cries
Street cries are the short lyrical calls of merchants hawking their products and services in open-air markets. The custom of hawking led many vendors to create custom melodic phrases. Many of these st...
The Shields Garland
The Shields Garland is a Chapbook of Geordie folk song consisting of three small volumes, published in the 1850s
William Brockie edited the three volumes of "The Shields Garland", a series of bo...
John W. Chater
John W Chater was a prominent 19th-century Tyneside publisher, printer and bookseller, with premises in the centre of Newcastle
Through his various publications, he ran, each year, several compet...
On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at
"On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at" or "On Ilkla Moor bar tat" (Standard English: On Ilkley Moor without thy hat) is a folk song from Yorkshire, England. It is sung in the Yorkshire dialect, and is considered th...
On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at - Wikipedia
Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling, My Son John
"Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling, My Son John" is an English language nursery rhyme. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 19709.
The most commonly used modern version is:Alternate versions include:Dee...
Cherry Ripe (song)
Cherry Ripe is an English song with words by poet Robert Herrick (1591–1674) and music by Charles Edward Horn (1786–1849) which contains the refrain,An earlier poem by Thomas Campion (1567–1620) used ...
Cherry Ripe (song) - Wikipedia
The Water Is Wide (song)
"The Water Is Wide" (also called "O Waly, Waly") is a folk song of Scottish origin, based on lyrics that partly date to the 1600s. It remains popular in the 21st century. Cecil Sharp published the son...
Sam Hall (song)
“Sam Hall” is an old English folk song about a bitterly unrepentant criminal condemned to death (Roud #369). Prior to the mid-19th century it was called “Jack Hall”, after an infamous English thief, ...
John Ross (publisher)
John Ross was a printer and publisher in 19th century Newcastle. His business was in the Royal Arcade, Newcastle.He published several music chapbooks including The Songs of the Tyne, the first collect...
Ritson's Yorkshire Garland 1809
Ritson's Yorkshire Garland , Edited and published by Joseph Ritson, is a reprinted edition of a book on Yorkshire music, first published in 1788.
Yorkshire Garland 1809 (or to give it its ful...
Ritson's Yorkshire Garland 1809 - Wikipedia
Blaydon Races
Blaydon Races (Roud #3511) is a famous Geordie folk song written in the 19th century by Geordie Ridley, in a style deriving from music hall. It is regarded by many as the unofficial anthem of Tyneside...
Blaydon Races - Wikipedia
The Songs of the Tyne by Walker
The Songs of the Tyne (or to give it its full title "The Songs of the Tyne being a collection of Popular Local Songs Number 1 – published by William R Walker, Printer &c., Royal Arcade, Newcastle...
The Songs of the Tyne by Walker - Wikipedia
Ritson's Northern Garlands 1810
Ritson's Northern Garlands , Edited and published by Joseph Ritson, is a compilation of four previously published books on North East music, published in 1810.
Ritson's Northern Garlands 1810 (...
The Jolly Waggoner
The Jolly Waggoner (Roud # 1088) is an English folk-song.
A waggoner looks back on his life. His parents had disapproved of his choice of profession, but has no regrets. He can be cold and wet, bu...
The Jolly Waggoner - Wikipedia
Green Grow the Rushes, O
Green Grow the Rushes, Ho (or O) (aka The Twelve Prophets, The Carol of the Twelve Numbers, The Teaching Song, The Dilly Song, or The Ten Commandments), is an English folk song (Roud #133) popular acr...
A Brisk Young Sailor Courted Me
"A Brisk Young Sailor (Courted Me)" (variously known as "Bold Young Farmer", "The Alehouse", "Died For Love" and "I Wish My Baby Was Born" amongst other titles) is a traditional Folk ballad (Roud # 60...
Matty Groves
"Matty Groves" is an English folk ballad that describes an adulterous tryst between a man and a woman that is ended when the woman's husband discovers and kills them. It dates to at least the 17th ce...
The Bitter Withy
The Bitter Withy is an English folk song reflecting an unusual and apocryphal vernacular idea of Jesus Christ. The withy of the title is the Willow and song gives an explanation as to why the willow t...
France's Songs of the Bards of the Tyne - 1850
Songs of the Bards of the Tyne is a chapbook style songbook, giving the lyrics of local, now historical songs, with a few bits of other information. It was edited by J. P. Robson and published by P. F...
The Farmer's Boy
"The Farmer's Boy" is a traditional English folk song or ballad. It has been arranged as a military march.
The earliest written record of the song is under the name "The Lucky Farmer's Boy" in an ...
The Farmer's Boy - Wikipedia
The More We Get Together
The More We Get Together is a traditional British folk song and popular children's song dating to the 18th or 19th century. Like Did You Ever See a Lassie?, its tune was taken from a 1679 Viennese tu...
My Bonny Boy
My Bonny Boy is an English folk song (Roud #293) which is featured as the second movement of Ralph Vaughan Williams' English Folk Song Suite.
I once loved a boy and a bonny bonny boy,I loved him I...
Marshall's Collection of Songs, Comic, Satirical 1827
Marshall's Collection of Songs, Comic, Satirical is a chapbook style songbook, giving the lyrics of local, now historical songs, with a few bits of other information. It was published by John Marshal...
The Parting Glass
"The Parting Glass" is a Scottish and Irish traditional song, often sung at the end of a gathering of friends. It was allegedly the most popular parting song sung in Scotland before Robert Burns wrot...