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A ballad history of England from 1588 to the present day / Roy Palmer.

Author/creator Palmer, Roy, 1932-2015 author.
Format Book, Print, Musical Score, and Electronic
Publication Info London : B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1979.
Description192 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Subject(s)
Contents The invincible armada (1588) : a ioyful new ballad -- Fen tigers (1611) : the powtes complaint -- Witchcraft (1618) : damnable practices of three Lincoln-shire witches -- The poore man payes for all (1630) -- In the praise of saylors (1635) : saylors for my money -- The downfall of Charing-cross (1647) -- Levellers and diggers (1649) : the diggers' song -- Here is myrth and melody (c. 1650) ; the bonelace weauers song -- Oak apple day (1660) ; the royal patient traveller -- The great fire (1666) : London mourning in ashes -- Labour against capital (1680) : the clothiers delight -- Monmouth worsted in the west (1685) -- Mutiny (1690) : the sea-martyrs -- Fight on, my brave boys (1702) : the death of Admiral Benbow -- Queen Anne commands (1704) : madcaps of England -- A man formed by nature of be generally loved (1716) : Lord Derwentwater -- The hubble bubble (1720) -- A little political ditty (1733) : Britannia excisa -- The notorious Richard Turpin (1739) : Turpin's valour -- Culloden (1746) : the soldier's praise of Duke William -- The lure of the new world (1750) : Nova Scotia -- London traffic (c. 1750) : the jolly chair-men -- The charnwood opera (1753) : the coney warren -- To encourage the rest (1757) : an address from the regions below to A---l B---g -- The capture of Quebec (1759) : the death of General Wolfe -- Transportation to America (1770?) : the lads of Virginia -- The cottager's complaint (1778) -- Farewell to Kingsbridge (1778-80) -- An ill wind? (1791) : the baker's glory -- Song, on obtaining the Birmingham and Worcester Canal Bill (1791) -- The origin of governments (1792) : Down with Tom Paine -- The collier's rant (1793) -- A short sketch of the times (1794) -- Discontent in the navy (1797) : the death of Parker -- The new coinage (1797) : a new song called Seven shilling piece -- The income tax (1799) -- The loss of a hero (1805) : Nelson's death -- The grinders' hardships (1805) -- A casualty at the Battle of Roli├ža (1808) : young William of the Royal Wagon Train -- Grinding the wind (1817) : a new song on the times -- A meeting will be held (1819) : with Henry Hunt we'll go -- A political Christmas carol (1820) -- Greedy gambling people (1827) : bubbles of 1825 -- The new police (1829) : a song -- The labourers' revolt (1830) : the Owslebury lads -- The Anatomy Act (1832) : the resurrectionists -- The Agony Bill (1833) -- The new Poor Law (1834) : the new Poor Law and the farmer's glory --Dreadful and fatal affray with poachers (1837) : Sudborough heroes -- The cotton spinners' farewell (1838) -- Chartists at Newport (1839) : the last farewell to England of Frost, Williams, and Jones -- Married at last (1840) -- Oastler set free (1844) : the king of the factory children -- A staunch repealer (1846) : the landowners thrown overboard -- No followers (1847) : the young man from the country -- This poor needlework (1849) : the distressed sempstress -- The new bloomer costume (c. 1851) -- The old worse and worse (1852) : Pennyworth of fun -- Charles Dickens at Coketown (1853) : ten per cent -- Murder on the high seas (1857) : Andrew Rose -- The other side of Jordan (1857) -- The statute fair (1858) : a new statute song -- Diary of a Lancashire cotton weaver (1864) : depression of trade -- A new song on the turn-out (1866) -- Agitating (1873) : the agitator -- The Tichborne case (1874) : downfall of Poor Old Roger -- God bless Plimsoll (1875) -- Trimdon Grange explosion (1882) -- Reported loss of over sixty lives (1889) : three score and ten -- We'll turn things upside down (1891) -- Break the news to mother (1897) -- Ragtime suffragette (1906) -- Somewhere in France (1915) : the old barbed wire -- A land fit for heroes (1922) : an appeal by unemployed ex-service men -- A game? (1926) : where the trouble lies -- Hop-picking (1931) : hopping down in Kent -- Rawtenstall annual fair (1932) -- The man that waters the workers' beer (1933) -- The blitz (1940) : drink old England dry -- Ban the bomb (1958) : the H-bomb's thunder -- The great train robbery (1963) -- The men who make the steel (1973).
General noteThe ballads (unaccompanied melodies) with historical commentary by the author.
General noteIncludes indexes.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 186-187).
Issued in other formOnline version: Ballad history of England from 1588 to the present day. London : B.T. Batsford, 1979
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 79770674
ISBN0713409681
ISBN9780713409680

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