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Thread #165662   Message #3977838
Posted By: Steve Gardham
19-Feb-19 - 04:15 PM
Thread Name: katy cruel/robin rowell info?
Subject: RE: katy cruel/robin rowell info?
Okay 'Katy Cruel' Roud 1645 and Roud 3182.
Relates to other titles as follows some of which will be in the DT.
The Lightbob's Lassie
The Ploughboy's Lassie
The Leaboy's Lassie
The Light Bob's Honey
Lingboo's Lassie
Rob's Lassie
All of the above are in the Greig-Duncan collection
The Light Bob's Honey
Fancy Lad (broadside on the Bodleian Ballads website, type in that title to the search box)

Aye for Saturday Night

Harry Newell, A New Song called (broadside in the Madden Collection reprinted in Holloway and Black, Volume 1 'Later English Broadside Ballads'
Regimental Song in Vermont Folk Songs and Ballads
Nancy Newell
The Hexhamshire Lass
The Cobbler's Boy in Cox's Folk Songs of the South p491
Jess MacPharlane (Broadside from 1796)


All of these are closely related songs containing stanzas in common with Katy Cruel. If you can't source any I will have a look at my collection and post the ones most relevant.