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raredance Songbook Indexing: 19th Century Songbooks (133* d) Index: Modern Street Ballads 17 Jan 09


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Modern Street Ballads
By John Ashton
Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1888.
Reissued: Brooklyn, NY: Benjamin Blom, 1968.

No music

SOCIAL
Sale of a Wife
A Woman Never Knows When Her Day's Work's Done
The Treats of London
The Income Tax
Striking Times
The Mechanic's Appeal to the Public
Women's Sayings
Bob Logic's Description of the New Brighton Diligence for Inside Passengers Only
Paper'd-Up Hair
I Likes a Drop of Good Beer
The Snob and the Bottle
Rory O'More Turned Teetotal
Hurrah for Father Mathew's Mill
How Five and Twenty Shillings Were Expended in a Week
The Way to Live
The Cries of London
The Honest Policeman of Mitcham
Cookey Darling
I Should Like to Be a Policeman
Bendigo, Champion of England
The Bold Irish Yankey Benicia Boy
I'm a Gent
Jullien's Grand Polka
Margate Hoy
Crystal Palace

HUMOROUS
Sheep's Eyes for Ever
Cab, Cab, Cab
The Rush Light
If I Had a Donkey Wot Wouldn't Go
Shovel and Broom
Vilikins and His Dinah
The Exciseman Outwitted
Giles Scroggin's Ghost
The Strange Man
A Sight for a Father
Humours of Bartlemy Fair
Georgy Barnwell
Jonathan Brown
Wery Pekooliar, or the Lisping Lovers
The Babes in the Wood
Kate's Young Man
He Was Such a Nice Young Man
Mrs. Monday
All to Astonish the Browns
The Ratcatcher's Daughter
Hot Codlings
The Wonderful Crocodile
The Thief's Arm
Cork Leg
The One Horse Chay
The Literary Dustman
The Bill Sticker
Things I Don't Like to See
The Barrel of Pork
All Round My Hat
Here's the Man a-Coming!
The Nobby Head of Hair
Miss Bailey's Ghost
Humphrey Duggins

COUNTRY
The Honest Ploughman, or 90 Years Ago
The New Fashioned Farmer
Present Times, or Eight Shillings A Week
Jig, Jig, to the Hirings
Country Statutes
The Bold Poacher
Death of Poor Bill Brown
The Jolly Angler
The Humours of the Races
The Bonny Grey
The King and West Countryman
Hodge in London

SEA
Death of Parker
The Battle of Boulogne
Victory
The Battle of Navarino
Duke William's Frolic
The King and the Sailor
Jack Binnacle and Queen Victoria
Sweet William
The Poor Smuggler's Boy
The Smuggler's Bride
The Female Smuggler
Jack Returned from Sea
The Jolly Roving Tar
Young Henry of the Raging Main
Jack Robinson
Bold William Taylor
Ratcliffe Highway in 1842
The Greenland Whale Fishery
The New York Trader

THE QUEEN
Viva Victoria
Queen Victoria
The Queen's Marriage
A New Song on the Birth of the Prince of Wales
The Queen and the Coal Exchange
Crystal Palace
Queen's Visit to France
The Queen's Dream
Lovely Albert

HISTORICAL
Brave Nelson
Lord Nelson
Battle of Waterloo
King George IV.'s Welcome to Scotland
The Death of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart., M.P.
Death of Wellington

POLITICAL
The Chronicles of the Pope
The Happy Reform
The Operatives' March
A New Alphabetical Song on the Corn Law Bill
A New Song on the Corn Bill
The Crisis
Chartists Are Coming
The Song of the Lower Classes
A New Hunting Song

MISCELLANEOUS
The Wonderful Wonders of Town
Law
Jim Crow
The Workhouse Boy
The Wild Rover
The Diggins, O!
Botany Bay
Van Dieman's Land
Farewell to Judges and Juries
My Bonny Black Bess
Life of the Mannings
The Life and Trial of Palmer
Mary Arnold, the Female Monster
The Undertaker's Club
A Tidy Suit for All That
The Ragged Coat
The Collier Swell
The London Merchant
Riley's Farewell
Young William
The Broken Hearted Gardener
Boxing Day in 1847
St. James's and St. Giles's
The Three Butchers


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