BE A FRIEND TO JESUS -- Joseph SPENCE (voc/ gtr) Bahamas: ARHOOLIE 1061 1972

BE EASY, YOU ROGUE - STOP IT, YOU ROGUE (Jig)

BE KIND TO YER NAINSEL, JOHN - "There's 3 spoons in the creel" list of household articles (Parody on LAND OF THE LEAL?) - ROUD#2480 - GREIG-DUNCAN 3 1987 #706 (10var) - FMJ 1:2 (1966) pp72-5 Duncan Ms T55 W306 3var: Mrs Gillespie, Andrew Walker & Nrs Jaffray, Mintlaw, Aberdeensh (w/o) 1905

BE MERRY ALL - DITCHLING CAROL

BE MY WOMAN, ROSIE - Negro Work Song -- rec by Alan Lomax, State Pen, Parchman, Mississippi 1947: 916

BE NORT DA DACKS O VOE - Shetland Reel -- Bill SANDISON (fid) rec Lerwick Shetland 1949: RPL 13200/ rec by Pat Shaw 1952: 068

BE NOT TOO HARD - on a man -- Joan BAEZ (v/gtr & another f/voice) nd CASS 60-0813

BE QUICK, FOR I'M IN HASTE - song mentions "Young Hodge" (Cf "Dolly and Hodge") - BARING GOULD Ms#173 (a) James Olver, Launceston, Cornwall FWB 1889 (b) Samuel Fone, Blackdown FWB 1893 - Devon music sent to SBG by J Reeves of Long Ashton,. Bristol (publ in BG: GARLAND) - Tunebook Ms 6/8 (G) 3 pts #8 p173

BE VERY STILL - "my children dear - a little mouse is coming near" - Children's song - ROUD#13007 - GREIG-DUNCAN 8 2002 #1671 p208 (3v/m)

BEACH OF STRABLANE, THE - BRAES OF STRATHBLANE

BEACON, THE -- Jack ARMSTRONG & NORTHUMBRIAN BARNSTORMERS Band rec by Alan Lomax 1951: SAYDISC SDL-252 1972 aft "Durham Rangers" & bef "Gallowgate Lass"

BEACON LIGHT, THE - "Darkness was deepening on the seas" - ROUD#2070 - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 pp260-261 ships log 1835 (w/o)

BEACON PARK - Comp by CT - refers to toilets on Beacon Down, Plymouth - - Cyril TAWNEY: ARGO ZFB-9 1970 "Mayflower Garland"

BEADLE OF THE PARISH, THE - GRAINGER ONS #36/ RNS #22 John Collinson, Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmoreland 1905

BEAMISH'S GOAT - Reel - O'NEILL MOI #1332/ DMI #589 (Am)

BEAN AN LEANNA - ("The Woman with the beer") Irish Gaelic -- Joe HEANEY, Galway : TOPIC 12-T-91 1963

BEAN AN FHIR RUA - (The Red Haired Man's Wife) - Song in Irish Gaelic and also sung in English under the English title - Liam O Connor's Draft Ms "Songs of the North of Ireland" 1994 p121 - "Ye muses divine combine and lend me you aid" - ROUD#3046 - ROCHE 1 #31 p16 (D) 3/4 alt: "The Caves of Cong" & #44 p23 (Dm) 3/4 & #45 p23 (D) "The Pretty Red Haired Girl" - O'LOCHLAINN ISB 1939 pp192-3 Co Mayo 1910 - Cf FSS 23 p119 "Cailin deas Run" (2nd version) -- Seamus ENNIS rec by Brian George, Dublin 20/9/49: RPL 13768 from O Lochlainn -- Patrick KEANE, Galway: TOPIC 12-T-177 1968 - Sean Mc DONAGH: CLADDAGH CC-9 1971

BEAN AN FHIR RUA - Instrumental -- Willie CLANCY (whistle) rec by Seamus Ennis, Co Clare 1960: RPL LP 29883/ 173 - CHIEFTAINS 2: TARA (CLADDAGH) TA-4 [nd] cass

BEAN A' TI AR LAR - Reel comp by Jackson - BREATHNACH 2 1976 #133 p72 from John & Mickey Doherty, Donegal 3pts -- Vincent CAMPBELL (fid) Donegal: CLADDAGH 4-CC-44 1987 cass with "Woman of the house on the floor"

BEAN DUBH AN GHLEANNA -("The Dark Woman of the Glen") Irish Gaelic Song - Liam O Connor's Draft Ms "Songs of the North of Ireland" 1994 p138 "Moll Dubh an Ghleanna" -- Sheila GALLAGHER (unacc) rec by PK, Middledore, Co Donegal 24/8/53: 271 "Moll Dubh an Ghleanna" - Seamus ENNIS: GAEL-LINN CEF-009

BEAN DUBH AN GHLEANNA -("The Dark Woman of the Glen") Irish Gaelic Air - ROCHE 1 #64 p31 (G) 3/4 "The Dark Woman of the Mountains" -- Seamus ENNIS (U-pipes) rec by PK, London 1958: 374 - Tony McMAHON (Accordion): TOPIC 12-T-184 1969 - Paddy MALONEY & Sean POTTS (whistles) with Peadar MERCIER (bodhran) Clare: CLADDAGH CC-15 1974

BEAN IADACH, A - (The Jealous Woman) - BHEAN IADACH

BEAN PHAIDIN (Pat's Wife) - Song in Irish Gaelic - Man in love with another man's wife -- Colm KEANE (50) rec by Alan Lomax, Glinsk, Connemara, Galway 1951: COLUMBIA SL-204 1952/ ROUNDER CD-1742 1998/ RTR#0591 (2v omitted on COLUMBIA)

BEAN PHAIDIN - Triple Jig - FUREY p24 (G) 4pts

BEAN-SETTING - Morris Dance - SHARP Morris Book - Tune may be version of THE BEAUX OF LONDON CITY -- William KIMBER (Anglo conc) rec studio 1946: RPL 9825 (78)/ rec by PK, Headington, Oxford: 382 complete dance/ TOPIC 12-T- 249 1974 - "MORRIS ON": ISLAND HELP-5 1972

BEANS, BACON AND GRAVY - Adaptation of American Soldier Song of Depression 1929-32 -- Peggy SEEGER: ARGO ZFB-65 1968 - Martin WINSOR & Redd SULLIVAN at The Troubadour: DEACON DEA 1045 1971

BEAR AWAY, YANKEE - Sea shanty "O what we going to tell John Gould today?" -- Walter ROBERTS (chantynman) with 4 crew rec by AL, Newcastle, Nevis July 1962: ROUNDER 1731 2002

BEAR CREEK -- played by Earl COLLINS, fiddle, Missouri 1970 on DVD 2003 Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (B/W)

BEAR RIVER MURDER, THE - "About a brutal murder" - ROUD#3286 - McKENZIE BSSNS 1928 pp365-366 Bs (w/o)

BEAR WENT OVER THE MOUNTAIN, THE - "to see what he could see"- LAWS dH34 - ROUD#9462 - Tune: "Malbrouk s'en va t'en guerre" - GARDNER: Journal of Amer Folklore 33 (1920) pp91-2 - PANKAKE 1988: Prairie Home Companion Folk Song Book p43 - Avril THOMAS, Ms in SONGFILE

BEARD, THE - Folk Tale told by Willie McPhee (tinker) - DOUGLAS Aberdeen UP 1987

BEARDIVILLE PLANTING, THE - "As I was walking up Coleraine Street" - Sam HENRY 1937: H718 - HUNTINGDON: pp460-1

BEARS - see also POLAR BEARS - "Which way would you go if there was a church in front of you and a bear behind?" - Children's Word Trick -- 198 (from two educated girls)

BEAT THE DRUM AGAIN - FEMALE DRUMMER

BEATING OF MY OWN HEART, THE - I WANDERED BY THE BROOKSIDE

BEATINGS - CRUELTY - PUNISHMENT

BEATTIE'S FROLICS - HUMOURS OF TRIM (Jig)

BEAU AND BELL WOULD WALKING GO, A - UMBRELLA COURTSHIP

BEAU LAMPKINS - FALSE LAMKIN

BEAU LAURIER, LE - Mary TEMPLE rec by PK, Alderney, CI 1957: 243 sung to tune of "Off she goes"

BEAU RATTLE - "Come all you jolly sportsmen" - Hunting/ Recruiting "The first we saw was a farmer, next blind man, Scotchman" etc Ch: "With my ching-ching-ching" - ROUD#796 & #1782 (Marshfield) - LONG DIOW 1886 pp117-8 Isle of Wight (w/o) "The Jovial Sportsmen" - RYMOUR Club 1906 1 p184 Robert Hay, Scotland "The Huntsman's Chorus" ("With a hark hark an a louie louie") - SHARP Cf I p9 "Hunting Song" Louis Hooper & Lucy White, Hambridge, Somerset 1903 - JFSS 3 1901 Merrick: Henry Hills, Lodsworth, Sussex p128 "Six Joyful Welshmen" ("We'll drink & sing Long live the King upon St David's Day") - BARING GOULD SOW Rev Ed 1891 #75 p155 "3 Jovial Welshmen" (Sharp in notes to B-G regards it as the same song, perhaps an older version, of THE THREE HUNTSMEN) - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 pp394-5 Wm Cornelius, South Petherton, Somerset 1907 "Three Jolly Huntsmen" - WILLIAMS FSUT 1923 pp67-8 (composite from Wiltsh, Berksh & Oxfordsh): #472 David Sawyer, Ogbourne, Wiltsh/ #274 George Keen, High Cogges, Oxfordsh "Three Jolly Huntsmen" - PURSLOW MB 1965 p90 Gardiner: Wm Taylor, Petersfield, Hampsh 1908 "Three Jolly Huntsmen" - HOLLOWAY- BLACK 1975 p271 "The Valiant Welshman" to RAM OF DERBY tune: "The Recruiting of Taffy" (14v) --- PAYNE PTFS 6 1927 pp225-6 Mrs Manley, Tx (w/o) "Hunting Song" ("Come all you jolly huntsmen") - RANDOLPH OFS 1946 1 pp326-7 Ross Armstrong, Mo 1928/ Mrs Sylvia Hill, Mo 1940 (w/o) "Bold Ranger" - MORRIS FSOF 1950 p415 Mrs Ida M Hughes, Fla (w/o) "The Three Huntsmen" ("The first we saw was a milkmaid") -- rec Marshfield Paperboys 28/1/43: RPL 6703 & 9593 (Talk about custom)/ rec Jean Ritchie & George Pickow: FOLKWAYS FW-8871 1959/ rec by PK 1957: 104 - rec 1977: RPL 38623 & 38737 - RTR-0098-9/ 0794 - Albert BROMLEY rec by Neil Lanham, Shotley, Essex: NLCD 5/6 2002 "The Huntsman and his men"

BEAU STRATAGEM, THE - Country Dance - WILLIAMSON BFT 1976 p35 - Giles FARNABY'S DREAM BAND: ARGO ZDA-158 1973

BEAUMONT'S RAG - played by Earl COLLINS (fiddle), Missouri-Oklahoma 1970 on DVD 2003 Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (B/W)

BEAUTEOUS MORAR - MORAR REAPER'S SONG

BEAUTIES OF CASTLE HYDE - CASTLE HYDE

BEAUTIES OF IRELAND, THE - Single Jig - O'NEILL MOI #980/ DMI #384 (D) written 12/8

BEAUTIES OF SCOTLAND, THE - March Polka or Quickstep - Tunebook 2/4 (D) #19 p176

BEAUTIES OF THE NORTH, THE - Strathspey - KOHLER 1 p46 (Eb) "by Fraser"

BEAUTIFUL ARAGLIN - Air - ROCHE 3 #13 p4 (Am) 6/8 (Nr Mallow, Co Cork)

BEAUTIFUL BOY, THE - "It was one winter's day about six in the morn" - ROUD#4888 - Bs by John FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Roy Palmer Reprint 2001) Mrs Glazier stuck putty on his nose etc - SBG 4 #240

BEAUTIFUL CEDARS - comp by Crowe -- THE LIVERPOOL SPINNERS: FONTANA STL-5495 1969

BEAUTIFUL DAMSEL, THE - BOX UPON HER HEAD

BEAUTIFUL DISCOURSE BETWEEN A MOTHER AND HER CHILD - BSs

BEAUTIFUL DREAMER - "Born in a whorehouse, raised like a slave" - CRAY 1989: Bawdy Ballads p86

BEAUTIFUL PICTURE IN A BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN FRAME, A - IF THOSE LIPS COUL:D ONLY SPEAK

BEAUTIFUL ISLE OF THE SEA - BSs Collections incl BG Vol 2 #2 & #89

BEAUTIFUL KITTY - GRAINGER #259 Bryan Cooper, Barrow-on- Humber, Lincolnsh 1906

BEAUTIFUL LADY OF KENT, THE - SEAMAN OF DOVER

BEAUTIFUL LANDLADY, THE - "I come before you with a blush" - Bs incl BG vol 3 #142

BEAUTIFUL MUFF, THE - "A buxom young damsel on a cold winters night" "It was down in a valley by the side of a grove" - Seduction by sailor with whisky, wine, 20 guineas etc - ROUD#1402 - Many BSs - GARDHAM ERS 1982 p27 Mrs Cosgrave, Aldbrough, Yorksh 1972 ("When I was out walking one fine summers morning")

BEAUTIFUL NANCY - "As beautiful Nancy was a-walking one day" - She is seeking a young sailor, (Jamie) and she has plenty of gold, then he appears - LAWS #M-38 - ROUD#187 (#1646) - ASHTON RSS 1891 #56 Bs (w/o) - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 1 pp561-2 Mrs P Wiggett, Ford, Gloucestersh 1909 - SHARP ECFS 1908-12 3 pp116-8 Gardiner: Hampsh - ASHTON RSS 1891 #56 bs - JFSS 3:4 (13) 1909 p265-6 Gamblin: Mrs Munday,Axford, Hampsh 1907 4v/m - JFSS 28 1924 pp155-6 Isle of Man 1v/m - JFSS 31 1927 pp11-12 Sharp: Mrs Wiggett 5v/m - GARDINER FSFH 1909 - KARPELES CSC 1974 #147 pp561-2 Sharp: Gloucestersh - ED&S 55:3 1993 p15 Horace Harman Ms, Buckinghamsh -- see also NANCY OF YARMOUTH

BEAUTIFUL PICTURE, THE - IF THOSE LIPS COULD ONLY SPEAK

BEAUTIFUL SWALEDALE - "Now there's Low Row and" (7v) -- LOWER SWALE DALE SINGERS: Oliver KENDALL with brothers Matthew & Thomas & Douglas TEMPLETON rec by PK, Low Row, W Yorksh 30/11/54: 7"RTR-0068 (words in file): 265/ A-ROVING 1968 #4: 310 - Cecil MOORE (tune on harmonica) rec by PK, Gunnerside, Swaledale 22/11/54: 5"RTR-0891/ RPL 22448/ A-ROVING 1968 #4: 310

BEAUTIFUL SWANEE RIVER, THE - Hornpipe (G) - COLE #5 p107 comp by Harry Carleton - KERR MM 2 #362 p40 no comp given

BEAUTY - THIS COUNTRY OF MINE (Russco)

BEAUTY BEAUTY BRIGHT, THE - CHARMING BEAUTY BRIGHT

BEAUTY DEAS AN OILEAIN - Irish Gaelic Song comp by Sean O Duinnsleibhe c.1880 from the Blaskets about a local canoe race won by a boat called "The Nice Beauty from the Island"- -Brendan BEGLEY: LOUGH-CD-007 1999

BEAUTY SPOT, THE - Reel (D) - BREATHNACH CRE 1 135 p54 "An Ball Seirce" - MITCHELL & SMALL #16 p55 3pts from Patsy Touhey (U-pipes) -- Bobby CASEY (fid) of Clare, rec by PK, London 1956: 173 "one of his father's old reels" - Billy ANDREWS (piano & banjo), Dublin 1930: TOPIC 12-T-262 1975 "Johnny German" - Seamus ENNIS (U-pipes): RTE-CD-199 1997 rec 1948 aft "Salamanca", "Hand me down the Tackle" & "Merry Blacksmith"

BEAUX OF OAKHILL, THE - BOYS OF OAKHILL

BEAVER DAM ROAD - HARD TIMES

BEAVER HAT - JERRY'S BEAVER HAT (Jig)

BEAVER RIVER - "Come, boys, if you'll listen, I'll sing you a song" - ROUD#2982 - BETHKE AV pp128-131 Ted Ashlaw, Hermon, NY 1972

BEBEE, LA - CLAP POLKA

BECAUSE HE WAS A BONNY LAD - Reel (G or A) - BALMORAL p11 (A) - COLE #1 p46 (G) - KERR MM 4 #10 p4 (A) - PEACOCK's Coll of tunes for Northumbrian small-pipes -- W J STAFFORD (N-pipes) rec 1949: RPL 14010 & repeated on Half-longs - Foster CHARLTON & Colin ROSS (N-pipes): TOPIC 12-T-186 1968 - FAIRLANDS FAMILY BAND rec by Dave Byrne, Cheddar, Somerset: cass 1980

BECAUSE IT WOULDNA PAY - Song about railways comp Johnny Handle at time of Beeching

BECCLES - Suffolk -- RTR 967

BED - see BEDS

BED OF PRIMROSES, A - ERIN'S GREEN SHORE

BEDFORD FAIR - TOM PEARCE

BEDFORDSHIRE - MAY SONGS: Hinwick, Stevington - BOYS OF BEDLAM - DOCTOR STAFFORD - LIMERICK SONG (Luton) - LOVER'S LAMENT - LOYAL LOVERS - MAD TOM OF BEDLAM - OLD BEDSTEAD - RAMBLING BEAUTY - THROUGH MOORFIELDS - TWO LOYAL LOVERS - Recordings see AREA Listing

BEDLAM CITY- "Down by the side of BC" - maid laments Billy - lover's absence - ROUD#968 - BARING GOULD Ms#154 "Do you see my Billy coming?" (a) S Gilbert, Mawgan-in-Pyder, Cornwall FWB 1891 (b) J Gerrard, Cully Hole FWB 1890 (c) Robert Hard - BROADWOOD ECS 1893 p71 Warwicksh - JFSS 2:4 (9) 1906 pp292-3 Kidson: Mrs Kate Thompson, Knaresborough, Yorksh 2v/m "Don't you see my Billy coming?"

BEDLAM MAID, THE - "Abroad as I was walking" - Ch:"I love my love because I know my love loves me" ("ILML") - Cruel parents theme but happy ending after rattling of chains - (Bedlam = Old Bethlem Hospital, Moorfields 1795-1814) - ROUD#578 - JOHNSON SMM 1787 I p46 "Maid in Bedlam" with tune "Gramachree" or "The Minstrel Boy" - LOGAN PP 1869 - BROADWOOD ECS 1893 pp172-3 from Baring Gould "Loyal Lover" - GREIG-DUNCAN 6 1995 #1079 pp3-5 5var 10v/2m "The Maid in B" - GREIG FSNE 1909-14 #99 - BARING GOULD #91 (a) Anne Roberts, Scobberton, Widecombe (b) J Parsons (words little altered) - BG-SHARP Schools - Ms #154 "Do you see my Billy coming ?" starts "Down by the side of Bethlehem City" (5v) + broadside text - SHARP-MARSON FSS 5 - Schools 5 - Sel Ed 1 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 1 #77 p328 Somerset - ECFS 1908-12 3 p124 - JFSS 4 [1902] p146-7 Broadwood Sussex - JFSS 2:7 1905 p93 Gardiner (tune noted by E Quintrell): J Boaden, Cury Cross Lanes, Cornwall 1905 (8v from BS Garland in British Museum "B Walks " or "Maid of B") "ILML" - JFSS 13 1909 p290 Guyer: Hampsh (5v) - BROADWOOD ECS 1893 pp171-173 "The Loyal Lover" - BROADWOOD ETSC 1908 p6 "The Loyal Lover" - REEVES EC 1960 pp182-3 SBG: James Parsons 1891 (w/o) "The Loyal Lover" - GUNDRY CK 1966 p34 from JFSS 2 1905 text from BS Garland "I love my love" - JFSS 11 1911 pp111-2 Hammond:, Dorset 2var - BROCKLEBANK-KINDERSLEY DBFS 1966 p9 Hammond: Mrs Crawford, West Milton, Dorset "I'll mount the air on swallow's wings" - PURSLOW WS 1968 p10 Gardiner, Hampsh (6v) - PURSLOW FD 1974 Gardiner: J Boaden, Helston, Cornwall 1905 (text from Gamidge Bs) - JWFSS II p111 --- GARDNER Mich 1939 p178 - see also FAIR MAID IN BEDLAM - TWO LOYAL LOVERS -- Toni ARTHUR: TOPIC 12-T-190 1969 Cornish version - THE YOUNG TRADITION: TRANSATLANTIC TRA-SAM-30 1973 (Broadwood) - Dave GOULDER: ARGO ZFB-10 1970 - David DODDS rec by PK, Dartington Ciderhouse, Nov 1974: 091 - John GOODLUCK with Roy HARRIS, Alan WALTERS, Dave PEARCE & Bob DIDDALL: TRADITIONAL SOUND TSR-015 1974 - Cheryl JORDAN (v/gtr): FOREST TRACKS FT-2006 1975 - Harry BRAZIL (gipsy age 9) rec by Mike Yates, Gloucester: TOPIC 12-TS-395 1985 - Polly BOLTON (with keyboards) on Radio 2 1/5/91 CASS-60-1022

BEDMAKING, THE - "My mother sent me to service" -"My father fee'd me far frae hame" The master follows her up aloft and she gives him "what for" for his bed- making - ROUD#1631 - SHARP Cf 2 p187 Lizzie Welch, Hambridge, Somerset - PURSLOW WS 1968 p11 Hammond & Gardiner: George Udall (w), Halstock 1906 & Mrs Russell (m), Upwey, Dorset 1907 - FMJ 1982 p225 "My old father was a good old man" - WILLIAMS #530 ("My father was a gay old man") -- Martin CARTHY (voc/ gtr) on Radio 2 12/6/91: CASS-1019

BEDS - SEDUCTION - BEST BEDS' A FEATHER BED - FOUR POSTS OF THE BED - GETUP AND BAR THE DOOR-O - GETTING UPSTAIRS - GROUND FOR THE FLOOR- HOME, BOYS, HOME - OLD BEDSTEAD RANTING PARSON (Bees) - OYSTER GIRL - RIGS OF LONDON TOWN

BEDS OF SWEET ROSES, THE - BANKS OF THE ROSES

BEE BAW BABBITY - BABBITY BOWSTER

BEE BUTT - JOAN TO JAN

BEE HIVE, THE - "My mistress is a hive of bees" (she is a mine of gold - dewdrops - spring - magic sprays) - D'URFEY 1698- 1720 4 p73 - see songword file

BEE STING - I SAW MY BOY FRIEND (K) "bee on rose in pocket of dress in box he carried" -- "Snuff" JENKINS: CASS 0478 A16 stung his girl on her bottom (not complete)

BEE'S WING HORNPIPE, THE - Bb Hornpipe comp by James Hill, Gateshead fiddler - Title said to be named after a famous Newcastle race-horse of 1880s - BRODY p39 (Bb) - COLE #6 p91 (Bb) "can be used as a clog" - DIXON 1987 p14 - KENNEDY FTB 1998 #11 p5 (G) -- Jimmy HOGAN Band rec by PK, London 1958: 371 - Martin DUNN (piccolo), Northumb: TOPIC 12- TS-267 1975 - HIGH LEVEL RANTERS: LEADER LER-2037 1973 - Dave SWARBRICK (fid) & Martin CARTHY (gtr): FONTANA TE-17490 EP disk

BEECHAM'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS - UNCLE BILL WAS VERY ILL

BEECHING, DOCTOR - BECAUSE IT WOULDNA PAY (J Handle) - DO YOU REMEMBER? (G Miles) - IN THE SIDINGS (C Tawney & Louis Killen) - MAN WHO TOOK THE TRAINS AWAY (G Miles) - RAILWAYMAN'S FAREWELL TO DARLINGTON (G Miles) - THEY'VE GONE & CLOSED OUR RAILWAY (P King)

BEEN A LONG TIME TRAVELLIN - American Folk Hymn -- Jean RITCHIE: RIVERSIDE RLP-12-620 1956

BEEN IN THE PEN -- ODETTA rec Jack Hawkins, San Franscisco, USA 1956: TRADITION TLP-1010 1957

BEEN ON THE CHOLLY (Hobo) SO LONG -- Don MOONEY (unacc voc) rec by John Lomax, Luling, Texas Feb 1936: ROUNDER CD-11661-1821-2 1999

BEEN ON THE ROAD SO LONG - comp by AC -- Alex CAMPBELL: TRANSATLANTIC TRA-SAM-6 1969 - Alex CAMPBELL (in concert) rec by PK, Dartington, Devon 1975: 364 - PHILIPS 6382- 047 1965 THE SPINNERS Vol 2 "Black and White" - SPINNERS: FONTANA STL-5495 1969

BEEN TO CLAPHAM TOWN GATE - YORKSHIRE HORSE STEALER

BEEN TO THE EAST - I'VE BEEN TO THE EAST

BEER - ALE - DRINKING --- BASS'S BITTER - COME UNDER MY PLAIDIE - GOOD ALE - GOOD OLD ENGLISH ALE - I LIKES A DROP OF GOOD BEER

BEER, ALE AND BRANDY - DUFF'S FANCY

BEER BARREL POLKA, THE - comp Brown/ Tunn/ Verusa/ Richter - Also called ROLL OUT THE BARREL -- THE YETTIES "Up in Arms" ARGO ZDA-100 1974

BEER, BEER, GLORIOUS BEER - BEST 1948 Song Fest p52 - MUNCH Tristan da Cunha 1970 p104 from Henry Green

BEER DRINKER, THE - Jig (Em) - KENNEDY FTB#3 Jigs pub Mallinson 1997 p4 (##A) 3pts - KERR MM 1 #52 p40 3pts - LEVEY 1 #46 pp18-19 3pts

BEER DRINKING BRITONS - comp by Garrick - JOHNSON Select Coll vol 2 1783 p56 w/o - (see songword file)P

BEES - see NEVER KILL THE BEES (Rooke) -- OCORA OCR-51 Volta Lobi Harvest Dance with "buzzing"

BEES AMONG THE HEATHER - Irish Reel -- Paddy McCLUSKEY (fid) rec by PK, Clough Mills, Co Antrim 5/8/53: RPL 20034/ 377

BEES IN HIS BED - RANTING PARSON

BEETHOVEN'S FAVOURITE POLKA - Tunebook Ms 4/4 (D) #112 pp394-5 - tune like second part of Wiltshire Four-Hand Reel

BEFORE I MET YOU -- Mick FOSTER (acc/gui/voc) & Tony ALLEN (gui/voc): RITZ London LC-TV-1/ CASS-0956

BEFORE I WAS MARRIED - Jig (D) - O'NEILL DMI #213 (not in MOI)

BEFORE DAYLIGHT IN THE MORNING - BEFORE THAT I MET WITH MY DARLING - PENSIONER'S COMPLAINT

BEFORE THIS TIME ANOTHER YEAR - "How long?" - Gospel Song -- Bessie JONES & Geoergia Sea Island Singers Group C with Ed YOUNG (fife) & Nat RAHMINGS (drum) rec by Alan Lomax Williamsburg, Virginia, USA Apr 1960: ROUNDER CD-1712 1998 - The Georgia Sea Island Singers on "The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes"DVD 2003 rec St Simon's Island 1964 (B/W)

BEG YOUR LEAVE - PACE-EGGING (Middleton & Overton, Lancs)

BEGGAR, THE - "A-begging I will go" - Shape-note Hymn (also Shakers) -- SOUTHERN TRADITIONAL SINGERS: ROUNDER 0094 1978

BEGGAR BOY, THE - LITTLE BEGGAR MAN - RED-HAIRED BOY

BEGGAR GIRL - Jig - Tunebook Ms 6/8 (G) #205 p258 (could be 3 pts)

BEGGAR AND THE KING, THE - BELLY AND BACK - I CANNOT EAT BUT LITTLE MEAT

BEGGAR GIRL, THE - "Over the mountains and over the moor" - ROUD#1304 - BSs

BEGGAR KING, THE - JOLLY BEGGAR

BEGGAR LADDIE, THE - "'Twas in the merry month of June" - CHILD Ballad #280 - BRONSON from Duncan ms - GREIG - GREIG-KEITH LL 1925 - GREIG-DUNCAN 2 p320 (20var) -- Mrs Alex Camerov #037, Bell DUNCAN #267/290-1/297, Mrs Wm DUNCAN #297, James SCOTT #322 & Mrs GOODALL #334-5 rec on Dictaphone by James M.Carpenter NE Scotland 1929-35 - Ewan McCOLL: RIVERSIDE 12-626 1956 from Greig & Keith

BEGGAR MAN - BEGGARMAN

BEGGAR WENCH, THE - "A merchant's son he lived in wrong and to the beggin' he has gone" - ROUD#2153 - A Collection of Old Ballads London 1723 - LOGAN 1869 "The MS & BW of Hull" - CHRISTIE 2 1876 p122 "The MS & BW of Wales" 1v/m (the rest "unsuited to the collection") Banffsh - GREIG-DUNCAN 2 p394 7var - TOCHER 15 1974 p272-3 (Strachan) -- John STRACHAN rec by Alan Lomax & Hamish Henderson, Fyvie, Aberdeenshire 16/7/51: 066/ ROUNDER 82161-1835-2 2002 "The Merchant's Son" - Davie STEWART (voc/acc) rec by PK, Dundee, Angus 1956: CAEDMON TC- 1143/ TOPIC 12-T-158/ TSCD-663 1998 Drink "Merchant's Son"/ 031/ SAYDISC SDL-407 1994/ "Songs of Seduction" ROUNDER 11661-1778-2 publ 2000 - TOPIC 12-T-293 1978 - Isabel SUTHERLAND acc Perry FRIEDMAN (banjo) rec by PK 1958: HMV CLP-1327 1960/ 093 - Jimmy McBEATH rec by PK & Sean Davies 1964: TOPIC 12-T-173 1967 - Archie FISHER: TRANSATLANTIC XTRA-1070 1968 - Norman KENNEDY: TOPIC 12-TS-178 1968

BEGGARMAN, THE - GABERLUNZIE MAN - HIND HORN - JOLLY BEGGAR - LITTLE BEGGARMAN - MAIRE NIC PHAIDIN - RED-HAIRED BOY (Reel) - WILLIAM AND MARY

BEGGARMAN'S BAG, THE - DIRTY BEGGARMAN

BEGGARMAN'S RAMBLE, THE - "It was in Ballinderry - to Killaloe town" - beggarman gathered his meal, hid mother to daughter - beggarman's flail - ROUD#3080 - Cf THE DIRTY BEGGARMAN -- Robert CINNAMOND, rec by PK & Sean O Boyle, Belfast 1955: RPL 24841/ TOPIC 12-T-269 1975/ 158 "The Beggarman of County Down"

BEGGARS - A-BEGGING WE WILL GO - BARLEY AND THE RYE - BARLEY STRAW - DOIN ALL RIGHT, BOY (Russco) - GABERLUNZIE MAN - GOING DOWN (Russco) - HIND HORN - JOLLY BEGGAR - LAME BEGGAR - LITTLE BEGGARMAN - MILLY MULLIGAN - NEW YEAR BEGGING - RAGGED BEGGARMAN - ROAMING BEGGAR - WE SHELTER NO BEGGARS HERE - WILLIAM AND MARY

BEGGARS AT THE FAIR, THE - "As I was going to - Fair" - ROUD#666 - CHAMBERS 1826 Popular Rhymes "Coldingham Fair" - JFSS 33 p132 coll Thomas Wood, Essex "Donybrook Fair" - HAYWARD Ulster 1925 "Crebilly Fair" - JEFDSS 4:1 1943 #2 p77 Colston Almshouses, Bristol "Maligan Fair" - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #289 "A-Going to the Fair" Harry Cox "Widdliecome Fair" 7v/m -- Letter from Wm Bruce Olson 22/6/91 citing Robert Armin's "Foole upon foole" 1600 -- Cf HOME FROM THE FAIR -- Harry COX rec by PK, Catfield, Norfolk 1953: EFDSS LP 1004 1965/ 027 & 034 "Widliecombe Fair" - Frank McPEAKE rec by PK, Belfast 7/7/52: 7"RTR-0542& 3/ RPL 18290/ EMI CLP-1327 1960 "Monaghan Fair" (plays tune on chanter bef & between verses) bef "McLeod's Reel"/ 176/ rec by Jean Ritchie & George Pickow 1951: FOLKWAYS 1960 "Fields Trip: Ireland"/ OSSIAN OSS-15 1989 CASS 0797/ SAYDISC CD SDL 411 1995 "Traditional Songs of Ireland"/ PRESTIGE International 13018 1961 - STAVERTON BRIDGE (Trio) rec by PK, Foxhole School, Dartington, Devon 3/7/70 7"RTR-0140 (Harry Cox version) - Tom BROWN rec at his home by Trevor Sharpe, Worksop, Nottinghamsh, mid 1980s: TOPIC TSCD-657 #10 "Widdlecombe Fair" - Jack DRURY rec by Neil Lanham, Helions Bumpstead, Suffolk, mid 1960s: (NLCD 5) "As I was going to Barningham Fair"

BEGGAR'S CHORUS, THE - A-BEGGING WE WILL GO

BEGGAR'S OPERA, THE - John Gay 1728 -: CAN LOVE BE CONTROLLED BY ADVICE? - O POLLY YOU HAVE TOYED AND KISSED - O WHAT PAIN IT IS TGO PART - THE MUSES THUS THE SHILLING SEES - YOUTH'S THE SEASON MAD FOR JOYS - HITHER DEAR HUSBAND TURN YOUR EYES - Tunes: Grim King of Ghosts - O Jenny where hast thou been ? - Golden Sleepers - O Gin thou wert mine awa thing - O the broom - Cotillon - The last time I went o'er the moor + instrumental: Lumps of Pudding (comp) "Beggar's Opera-- "Black- eyed Susan" & "Over the hills & far away": -- Shirley COLLINS: POLYDOR 583-025 1968 - "Beggar's Opera" medley: TOPIC 12-TS- 380 1978 - Shirley & Dolly COLLINS & Barry DRANSFIELD (flute- organ, synth & fid etc): TOPIC 12-TS-380 1978

BEGGIN, THE - A-BEGGING WE WILL GO

BEGGING - HERE COMES POOR JACK - NEEDLECASES - OUR FEET'S COLD - MAY CAROLS - MUMMERS - WASSAILS

BEGINNING OF THE WORLD, THE - Period Country Dance -- Compleat Dancing Master: ISLAND HELP-17 1973

BEGONE DULL CARE - BELL SOP (w/o) believed this to be derived from French chanson - CHAPPELL NEA 67-8 under "John Dory" - KERR MM 3 #399 p44 (D) 6/8 m/o

BEGONE BONNY LADDIE - "As I walked out one morning in the month of May" - contains:"Nothing have you done nothing have you said" & "The trees they are high and the leaves they are green" - GREIG-DUNCAN 6 1995 #1136 pp148-150 5var 8v/4m

BEHIND THE BUSH IN PARKHANNA - Quadrille Tune -- Ellen O DWYER (conc) Dublin: TOPIC 12-TFRS-506 1977 with another (untitled)

BEHIND THE BUSH IN THE GARDEN - ROYAL CHARLIE (jig)

BEHIND THE CONCRETE FACE - "I found a slaughtered city: cat with half a tail, blinded dog, horse-hair sofa, broken doors, grafitti and a notice saying: Sorry Jesus isn't in" - comp by GM -- Graeme MILES: 229

BEHIND THE GREEN BUSH - "On a primrose bank by a murmuring stream" - ROUD#1990 - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 ships log 1768 (w/o)

BEHIND THE HAYSTACK - MUNSTER BUTTERMILK (Jig)

BEHIND YON BLUE MOUNTAIN - "where the summit stands high" - Co Tyrone - ROUD#29265 - MORTON CDGD 1973 p6 John Maguire, Tonaydrumallard, Co Fermanagh

BEHOLD ONCE MORE - Carol -- Strolling Wassailers, High Ham, Somerset 20/12/50: RPL 15758

BEHOLD THE JOYFUL DAY - Carol - HARDY Ms Dorchester -- Carollers Wool Dorset 22/12/48: RPL 14661 from Thomas Hardy Ms

BEIDH RIL AGAINN - Maggie Dirrane, Inishowen. Aran Islands rec 1955: FOLKWAYS P-1002 1957/ 421 followed by mouth-music

BEING HERE HAS CAUSED MY SORROW - FATH MO MHULAID A BHITH ANN

BEINN A' CHEATAICH - (The Misty Mountain) Scots Gaelic Waulking Song from Barra - KENNEDY-FRASER 1909 1 p80 "Kismul's Galley" which gives a good impression of clan system - CAMPBELL-COLLINSON 1969 w: p150 & m: pp335-6 - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #2 -- Calum JOHNSTON (vs 1-3) & Flora MacNEIL (vs 1, 4, 5, 6 & 7): 001/ Calum JOHNSTON: 191 - Flora McNEIL with talk about grandmother born on Mingulay: 308 A-ROVING 1968 #2 - CORRIES: FONTANA STL-5465 1968/ Radio 2 CASS 90-0622 - THE LONDON TINKERS ARGO ZFB-35 1971 "Spring Rain"/ 308 A-ROVING 1968 #2 "Kismuls Galley" (English words) - Norman KENNEDY: TOPIC 12-T-178 1968 - Flora McNEILL(unacc) & ISOBEL BAILEY with piano in radio prog on Marjorie Kennedy-Fraser 1985: CASS 0977

BEINSIN LUACHRA - LITTLE BENCH OF RUSHES

BELFAST - QUAYS OF BELFAST - Recordings see AREA Listing

BELFAST - song comp by Maurice Craig (poet) to "Villikens" tune -- David HAMMOND (with gtr); 7"RTR-0564

BELFAST BOAT, THE - Jig - KERR MM 3 #274 p30 (G)

BELFAST CHICKEN - Reel - KERR MM 4 #163 p19 (D)

BELFAST HAM - Jig - KERR MM 4 #196 p22 (D)

BELFAST HORNPIPE, THE - LASS ON THE STRAND - SWEEPS (Royal Belfast)

BELFAST LASSES, THE - BOBBY SHAFTO (Reel)

BELFAST LINEN - Jig - KERR MM 3 (A) 3pts

BELFAST MOUNTAIN - "Twas on the BM I heard a maid complain" - Johnny - Cheshire lad - Unfaithful - ROUD#1062 - Bs: Evans London - HENRY SOP #45/#519 HUNTINGTON 1990 p388 1933 "Belfast Town" 19v (Tune cf SEVENTEEN COME SUNDAY coll RVW) - JFSS 1:4 1902 pp170-1 Broadwood: Henry Burstow - BROADWOOD ETSC 1908 pp36-7 & p118 Lucy Broadwood: Henry Burstow, Horsham, Sussex 1893 (notes on song) - SHEPARD JP 1969 p119 - SHEPARD HSL 1973 p171 Pitts Bs (w/o) -- Paddy McCLUSKEY rec by PK, Clough Mills, Co Antrim 5/8/53: RPL 20033/ 377 "Cave Hill Side"

BELFAST POKER, THE -- Instrumental - DAMBUSTER DAM 006/ CASS 0350

BELFAST POLKA - KERR MM 3 #438 p50 (C/G)

BELFAST STREET SONGS -- BELFAST GIRL SINGERS rec 20/4/48: RPL 13163-4 (8 Songs coll by Hugh Quinn) - Hugh QUINN rec by PK 1955: 072

BELFAST TOWN - sung by P J Murrihy -- KILFENORA CEILI BAND (West Clare): TRANSATLANTIC TRA-283 1974

BELIEFS - SUPERSTITIONS

BELIEVE ME, IF ALL THOSE ENDEARING YOUNG CHARMS - MY LODGING IS ON THE COLD COLD GROUND -- Mary O HARA: WARWICK WW 5072 1979

BELINDA - Waltz -- Tommy WILLIAMS (duet conc) London: FREE REED FRR-008 1976

BELL BOTTOM TROUSERS - "Mary was a servant girl - Drury Lane - sailor" - asked for candle (as in ROSEMARY LANE & HOME BOYS HOME) - SR#532 - BRUNE 1969 p26 "Wenching Ashore" - GARDHAM ERS 1982 p33 Walter Broadbank, Wyton Bar, Yorksh 1972 -- Arthur LANE, rec Fred Hamer, Hungerford, Shropsh 1968: VWML Cassette 003 - Bob ROBERTS (unacc) rec Tony Engle, Ryde, IoW: TOPIC 12-TS-361 1978 - Tom BROWN (of Caister Norfolk) rec by PK, Harberton, Devon 1979 133

BELL HENDRY - "There lives a lass in Fraserburgh" - GREIG-DUNCAN IV 1990 #728 p44 (3 versions)

BELL IN HELL - Instrumental -- MERRYMAKERS Antigua Steel Band rec by PK, London 1960: 917

BELL IS RINGING, THE - "my mama won't let me out - my lad is standing waiting - to take m out to walk - he's going to give me apples (pears/ sixpence) - to kiss him on the stairs" - Children's game song - ROUD#12986 - GREIG-DUNCAN 8 2002 #1623 p178 (1v/m) "Six o'clock" -- Hugh QUINN rec by PK, Belfast 1955: 072 ("Now, mother, may I go out - my truelove is waiting for me without" "First he bought me apples - pears - kiss him on the stairs")

BELL RINGERS, THE - "O the old church bells they're merry bells" -- Bob ARNOLD (learned from Freddy Ayres, Ducklington) rec by PK, Burford 16/10/52: RPL 18686 (6v & ch) - Bob ARNOLD & YETTIES: ARGO ZFB-83 1972/ RPL Radio 2 8/8/90 "War" CASS#60-1033

BELL RINGING, THE - "One day in October, neither drunken or sober" - ROUD#1515 - mentions Ashwater, North Lew & Callington - BARING GOULD SOW #82 from Wm George Kerswell, Two Bridges, Dartmoor, Devon (little altered) - ED&S 33:1 1971 p20 from BG - PALMER 1979 #123 pp205-7 from BG - see also THE EGLOSHAYLE RINGERS -- Cyril TAWNEY: ARGO ZFB 9 "Mayflowewr Garland" - Tony ROSE: LEADER LER-2013 1970 - YETTIES BBC Radio 2 2/12/87: CASS 60-0554

BELL TUNE - "I danced wi a girl wi a hole in her stocking" - Beltane - ROUD#1516 - PALMER EBECS 1979 pp224-5 from Folklore #47 1936 pp395-6/ #48 1937 pp418-9/ #49 M W Myres: Stockenbrig, Lancash - see BUFFALO GIRLS

BELLADRUM'S STRATHSPEY - Scots dance tune composed by Capt Simon Frazer of Knockie publ 1816 - WILLIAMSON BFT 1976 p65 - Belladrum is a small town in the Aird near Loch Ness

BELLE CATHERINE, LA - COME DANCE AND SING

BELLE ISLE MARCH, THE - SHARP Morris Book: "The Monk's March" - Tunebook Ms (D) #51 p144 (Duet arr) -- "Son of Morris-On": EMI SHSM-2012 1976 "Monk's March" - John KIRKPATRICK with Sue HARRIS, Martin CARTHY, Martin BRINSFORD & Fi FRASER: "Plain Capers" Morris Dances from the Cotswolds: FREE REED FRR-010 1976 "Monk's March" (Sherborne, Glos) with "Morris On" (Processional) (Field Town or Leafield, Oxfordsh) - OLD SWAN BAND FREE REED FRR-011 1976 with "Lass of Richmond Hill" & "Once I loved a maiden fair"

BELLE OF BARKING CREEK, THE - comp by PR -- Paddy ROBERTS: DECCA SPA-37 1969

BELLE OF CLAREMONT - Hornpipe - COLE #4 p106 (C) - KERR MM 2 #352 p39 (D)

BELLE OF THE BALL, THE - Barn Dance -- Michael COLEMAN rec USA 1921-36: VIVA VOCE 004 d/cass 1991 aft "James Gannon's"

BELLE OF THE KITCHEN - Jig - COLE p72 (G)

BELLE QUI TIENS MA VIE - from ARBEAU's Orchesographie 1588 - similar to SELLENGER'S ROUND -- Jake WALTON (App dulc): ARGO ZDA-204 1974

BELLE ROSE - (Lovely Rosie) - "BR - au rosier blanc" - BUJEAUD,J. "Chants et chansons populaires des provinces de l'ouest", Niort, 1895. Vol.1, pp. 119-121"Je m'en fus cueillir la rose" - CAREY 1908 p14 11v (Jersey_) - Cf MADELAINE 1907 p359 - DUCHON 1926 Bourbon Song - MORAND 1936 p27 - MUSEE ATP 50/8/18 - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #99 Le Ruez -- Mme Suzanne PRADEL & Martin CAYDAL accomp Jean Pradel (acc) rec Paris SOLEIL 78rpm CASS- 0359 - Adolphus LE RUEZ rec by PK, Bonne Nuit, St Ouens, Jersey Ch Is 24/4/57: RPL 23840 - George LE FEUVRE, Jersey: RTR-0728-50/ Radio prog: RPL 26235/ 012 & 244

BELLES OF CAMPBELLTOWN - Strathspey - COLE p124 alt title: "Lady Lomon's"

BELLES OF LISCARROLL, THE - nr Mallow, Co Cork - Jig - O'NEILL DMI #339 (not in MOI) 3pts (Dm/D/D)

BELLES OF OMAGH, THE - MORNING STAR #2 (Reel)

BELLES OF TIPPERARY, THE - Miss MONAGHAN (Reel)

BELLHARBOUR REEL -- Chris DRONEY (conc): TOPIC 12-TFRS-503 1975 with "Tim Maloney's"

BELLINGHAM - "Come all my dear comrades once more let us sing" - farewell - Jamaica - sweetheart - mother - ROUD#2594 - POLWARTH FSN 1967 & FSTFN 1970 Thomas Hepple Ms 1855

BELLINGHAM BOAT - Northumbrian Jig - CHARLTON Mem Tunebook -- MARSDEN RATTLERS: TOPIC 12-T-181 1968 - HIGH LEVEL RANTERS: TOPIC 12-T-186 1968 - George Hepple (fid & acc) TOPIC 12-TS- 239 1974

BELLMAN, THE - "The moon shines bright, the stars give light" -ROUD#702 - Bs: Keys, Devonport - Elegy to a fox-hound - ROUD#702 -- THE WATERSONS: TOPIC 12-TS-265 1975 (from Paul Graney, Manchester)

BELLMAN, Karl - Swedish Poet (1772-1862) -- Helen WOODALL (+ guitar): FOREST TRACKS FT-3001 1973 "Pastourelle"

BELLMAN SCHOTTISCHE, THE -- Jimmy SHAND (mel & piano): BELTONA BL 2313/ 361

BELLMAN CALLED IT ROUND THE TOWN, THE - LIBERTY FOR THE SAILORS

BELLMAN'S CAROL/ SONG - MOON SHINES BRIGHT

BELLOISE, LA - Broom Dance -- Ernest SAUVAGE Jersey rec by PK, Jersey 1957

BELLS - VOC LIB 1822 p208 "Johnny Bell" cante-fable - ALI BABA (K) - BELL IN HELL - BELL-RINGERS & BELL-RINGING SONG - EGLOSHAYLE RINGERS - GERMAN CLOCKWINDER - I AM A LITTLE ORPHAN GIRL (K) - MINER'S DREAM OF HOME - MUFFIN MAN - NEBUCADNEZZAR (K) - OLD CHURCH BELLS - STRATTON CAROL - TING-A- LING THE FIRE ALARM (K) - WORKHOUSE GATE

BELLS - Recordings see INSTRUMENTS LISTING

BELLS OF CANTERBURY, THE - or ELIZABETH HOPPER - comp by GM - tune "The Rakes of Malo" -- Graeme MILES (voc/ banjo): 231

BELLS OF HEAVEN, THE - AS I SAT ON A SUNNY BANK

BELLS OF PARADISE, THE - DOWN IN YON FOREST

BELLS OF RENOUS, THE - "Come all you good people who live at your ease" - comp by Joe Smith (1872-1912) - ROUD#1964 - IVES FSNB 1989 pp164-7 Nicholas Underhill, NB 1961

BELLS OF RHYMNEY, THE - BURNE 1843 p239-241 Herefordsh (Words only) "Be good to the poor - Abbeydore/ good as you can - Bacton/ a dish & a spoon - Bishops Frome/ roast beef & old perry - Bosbury" etc - SING OUT Pete Seeger composed his song on this idea

BELLS OF ROCKLAND - Hornpipe - KERR MM 2 #350 p39 (D)

BELLS OF St LOUIS, THE - Reel - BREATHNACH 3 1985 #128 p61 (G)

BELLS OF ST MARY'S, THE - written by Douglas Furber ant composed by A Emmett Adams dated 1917 published by Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew.-- MERRYMAKERS Antigua (Steel Band) rec by PK, London 1960: 917 - Richard GREEN (auto- harp) rec Peter Duddridge, Cheltenham, Glos, 1963: 4"RTR-0878 last item in Medley - TROTTO group (ham dulc & gtr): FOREST TRACKS FT-6003 1973 - Billy BENNINGTON (h-dulc) rec by Jim Couza 20/7/82 CASS 0871 - Mike FENTON (Auto harp) 1989 CASS 15-0803 - Tom PRINCE (English concertina accomp piano) swinging instrument in a circular movement to produce bell effects: FTV#34

BELLY AND BACK - "A story I'm going to tell ye" - PALMER TOTT 1974 p188 text: Bs by Swindells of Manchester/ tune: "The Rant" (Chappell 554) - Cf I CANNOT EAT BUT LITTLE MEAT (BEGGAR AND THE KING)

BELOW THE BANKS OF SKENE - BANKS OF SKENE

BELPHEGOR MARCH - comp Brepsant -- Michael DOHERTY (fid) rec Irish Folklore Commission Donegal 1949: COMHAIRLE BHEALOIDEAS EIREANN CBE 002 double cassette 1990 aft "Star of Donegal" (Air) - Gordon CUTTY (Engl Conc) FREE REED FRR 006 1976

BELSTONE, Devon -- Recordings see AREA Listing

BELVIDERE - Miss JOHNSTON'S

BEN AND THE BUTTER - "You've yerd thicky tale afore" - Recitation in dialect publ Agrikler - Alfred WILLIAMS #627 "The man that stawl the butter" - Cf THE GREASY COOK -- Fred PERRIER rec by PK, Shrewton, Wilts 8/10/54: RPL 21496/ 406

BEN BACKSTAY - "was a bosun" Ch "Singing chip-cho-cherry-cho fol-de-riddle-i-do" - Scottish Students Song Book - SHAY 1925 p123 (words only) - GUNDRY NSB 1945 §57 p112 (from SSSB)

BEN BLOCK - "- was a veteran of naval renown" - Bs by John FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Palmer Reprint 2001)

BEN BOLT - ALICE BEN BOLT

BEN BORE'S LITTLE LARK - HEDYDD BACH BEN BORE (Welsh)

BEN CABLE - "One night twas at sea in the midst of a storm" - ROUD#12896 - BSs

BEN HALL - STREETS OF FORBES

BEN THE TAILOR - Song Air - Tunebook Ms 4/4 (G) #85 p201

BEN WAS A HACKNEY COACHMAN RARE - HACKNEY COACHMAN

BENBOW - ADMIRAL BENBOW

BENBULDEN OF SLIGO - comp Irish -- Mick FOSTER (acc/gui/voc) & Tony ALLEN (gui/voc): RITZ London LC-0003 nd CASS-0951

BENCH OF RUSHES, THE - BUNCH OF RUSHES - LITTLE BUNCH OF RUSHES

BENCHMAN AND THE PLOOMAN, THE - PLANTINS O LOCH LEARO

BEND OF THE RIVER, THE - Irish Gaelic Air -- Neil BOYLE (fid) rec by Alan Lomax, Dunloe, Co Donegal 1951: 7"RTR-0593 & DAT bef "The Moving Clouds" & "Newcastle Hornpipe"

BENDEMEER'S STREAM - "There's a bower of roses by Bendemeer's stream" comp by Thomas Moore (tune used "Mountains of Mourne") - SILVERMAN SOI 1991 p17

BENDIGO - DIDO AND BENDIGO

BENEATH THE OLD OAK TREE - OLD OAK TREE

BENEDICTU DOMINUS - Latin Carol -- Maddy PRIOR & CARNIVAL BAND: SAYDISC SDL-366 1988

BENGHAZI - "Now you've heard of a place called B" Comp of 2nd World War - Text from Harry Webb, Merthyr Tydfyl -- Jimmy KELBY rec by PK, Blairgowrie, Perthsh 1955: 185 & 516

BENJAMIN, THE - BOLD BENJAMIN

BENJAMIN BOWMANEER - "Brave Admiral Cole he's gone to sea - lost in the bold Benjamin-O" - 500 men sailed to Spain - mothers crying for sons, widows for husbands - ROUD#2632 - ASHTON 1891 RSS #38 (w/o) "The Benjamin's Lamentations" - JFSS 3:11 1907 pp93-95 Hammond: Mr Taunton, Corscombe, Somerset 1907 - MES nd Mason ? - PALMER OBSS 1986 #21 p44 "The Benjamin's Lamentation" (words from CHAPPELL-EBSWORTH 7 p529) - for parody: see DUDLEY BOYS -- Cyril TAWNEY: TOPIC 12-T-110 1964 Hammond - Terry YARNELL (& Ch) CRITICS GROUP: ARGO ZDA-137 1970 "Bold B" - John TIMPANY & Audrey SMITH: WESTWOOD WRS-031 1973 "Bold B" from Hammond - Martyn BRADLEY Sussex: ERON-002 1974 - Graham PIRT with Alistair ANDERSON (Engl conc): TOPIC 12-TFRS-501 1974 "Admiral Cole"

BENJAMIN BOWMANEER - "Have you heard how the wars began ?" - " - makes parts for his horse from shearboard, scissors - ""Cast us away" "And the proud tailor went prancing away spied a flea all on his knee" - of needle he made a spear to prick the flea - of thimble made bell to ring flea's funeral knell - ROUD#1514 - JEFDSS 1:2 1933 p97 Mary E Spence: Sarah Foster, Sedbergh, Yorksh 1v/m - PENGUIN BEFS 1959 p23 Sarah Foster -- Alan Emmott unacc with ch, Bradford Yorksh rec Mike Storey & Stephen Gaunt 1963: 4"RTR-0886 (Sedbergh version)

BENJAMIN DEAN - "Good people all both great and small" - BD prospers at business at Berlin Falls but sells liquor illegally & other crimes - his wife leaves him - he follows and shoots her - in prison he warns others - LAWS #F-32 NAB 1950/64 p207 "B Deane" - ROUD#2271 - CREIGHTON MFS 1961 pp189- 191 Mrs Wentworth Boutilier, NS 1951 - IVES

BENJAMIN'S LAMENTATIONS, THE - "Captain Chilver's gone to sea" - brave Benjamin - ROUD#2632 - ASHTON RSS 1891 #38 (w/o)

BENACHIE - Aberdeensh - BACK OF BENACHIE - BONNY LASS O BENACHIE

BENS OF JURA, THE - AN-T-IARLA DIURACH (Old Air from Mull) - KENNEDY-FRASER I p142 -- Kenneth McKELLAR & Orch - CAPERCAILLE Oban (keyboard & recorder) - rec Aberdeen 23/12/85 - 263

BENT SAE BROON - "There is a knight in your sister's bower" - CHILD 71 - ROUD#3322 - GREIG-KEITH LLTB 1925 pp52-4 Bell Robertson, New Pitsligo, Aberdeensh (w/o) - GREIG-DUNCAN 2 #219 p121 w/o

BEOWOLF - Epic Story written out by scribes in 10th C -- Hugh LUPTON Norfolk rec by PK, Bristol 1983: 305-C90

BERCEUSE BASQUE, LE - Basque lullaby -- Rory & Alex McEWEN (with gtrs) rec by PK, London 1955: 293

BERGERE, LA - (The Shepherdess) -- Mme Suzanne PRADEL & Martin CAYDAL accomp Jean Pradel (*acc) rec Paris SOLEIL 78rpm CASS- 0359 - Jack & Mrs LE FEUVRE rec by PK, Sark: 245

BERKSHIRE HEIGHTS, THE - Reel - FREDDY FINN'S

BERKSHIRE LADY'S GARLAND, THE - "Bachelors of every station" - DIXON SOP & BELL SOP to the tune of "The Royal Forester" - see DEAN-SMITH

BERKSHIRE TRAGEDY, THE - TWO SISTERS

BERKSHIRE TRAGEDY, THE - "Young men and maidens all give ear" - ROUD#263 - BARING GOULD SOW murder ballad with altern title: "The Wittam Miller" (See DEAN-SMITH)

BERLIN - UP AND DOWN (K)

BERMONDSEY -- Singing Games - WEDDING OF ELIZA AND ME (Music Hall)

BERMONDSEY BOYS, THE - "We are some of the BB - Old Kent Road" - coll Ewan MacColl from W Sheriff, Brixton 1961 - RICHARDS- STUBBS EFS 1979 p13

BERNADO'S FAVOURITE - Clog Hornpipe - COLE p119 (D)

BERREY DHONE - (Brown Berry) - Manx Gaelic - DOUGLAS TMFS 1928 -- Joe WOODS talk & song in Gaelic then song in English by Joe & his sister, Winifred rec by PK; 007 - Joan OWEN rec by PK, Douglas, IOM 1958: 422

BERRYFIELDS O' BLAIR, THE - ROUD#2194 - words comp Belle Stewart 1930 to tune NICKY TAMS (comp by George Morris) - BRUNE RS 1965 p21 - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #330 p765 Belle Stewart 1955 - see also FESTIVAL AT BLAIR comp BS as parody on this song -- John McDONALD, rec by PK, Elgin, Moray 1955: 061 - Belle STEWART rec by PK, Blairgowrie, Perthsh: 031/ 184/ SAYDISC CD SDL-407 1994 "Songs of the Travelling People"/ rec by Isabel Sutherland & Joby Blanshard: 7"RTR-1211/ CASS-0966-7- TOPIC 12-TS-307 1977/ TSCD-670 1998 "Working folk"

BERTA, BERTA - O LORD, 'BERTA, 'BERTA

BERVIE'S BOWERS - "Bervie's bowers are bonny bowers with flowers they're built around" - ROUD#6157 - CHRISTIE TBA 2 pp86-7GREIG FSNE #134 - GREIG-DUNCAN 4 pp142-7 -- Hector CAMPBELL, Ythan Wells, Aberdeensh #198 rec on Dictaphone cylinders by James M Carpenter 1929-35

BERWICK(SHIRE) - BROOM O' THE COWDENKNOWES - GO TO BERWICK JOHNNY - LADS OF DUNS - LASSES OF DUNS -- Recordings see AREA Listing

BERWICK FAIR - Waltz -- CHEVIOT RANTERS Country Dance Band: TOPIC 12-T-214 1972 with "My Bonny Lad" & "Keach in the Creel"

BERWICK JOHNNY - GO TO BERWICK, JOCKEY (Triple Jig)

BERWICK QUICKSTEP, THE - Jig - KENNEDY FTB#3 Jigs pub Mallinson 1997 p4 3pts (G ending C or Em) - Tunebook Ms (G) #16 p340

BESIDE A RATH - Hornpipe - O'NEILL (not in MOI) DMI #943 (G) - Cf FLOWERS OF EDINBURGH

BESIDE THE BANN - BRIDAL JIG

BESIDE THE ROLLING OCEAN - BONNY BUNCH OF ROSES-O, THE

BESIDE THE SEA - AR LAN Y MOR

BESOM BRUSH, THE - Slip Jig - LEVEY 1 #81 p32 (D) - KENNEDY FTB SJ&W 1999 #5 p3 (D)

BESOM IN BLOOM, THE - Jig - O'NEILL MOI #797/ DMI #70 (D)

BESOM MAKER, THE - "I am a BM come listen to my song" - meets rakish Squire - farmer, Jack Sprat the miller, Parson - ROUD#910 - BSs - BRUCE-STOKOE NM 1882 - BARING GOULD Ms #119 W Huggins, Lydford, Devon 1888 "Green Besoms" - BARING GOULD GCS 1895 pp76-77 Will Huggins - BG-HITCHCOCK 1974 pp46-7 Will Huggins - KIDSON EPS 1929 - REEVES EC 1960 pp129-131 SBG: Will Huggins, Lydford, Devon 1888 & Hammond: George Moore (w/o) "Green Besoms" - PURSLOW FD 1974 p4 Hammond: George Moore, Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset 1905 - PALMER RVW 1983 #77 pp120-1 Mr Brice, Stratford Torrey, Wiltsh 1904 "Bizzoms" - Cf BUY BROOM BESOMS

BESSIE - BETSY OF BALLANTOWN BRAE - CHARMING BEAUTY BRIGHT - LONE DRUNKARD'S CHILD

BESSY BELL AND MARY GRAY - "O BB and MG" - CHILD #201 - ROUD#237 - HERD AMSS 1776 1 pp199-200 (w/o) - GRAINGER #249 Mr Spencer, Scotter, Lincolnsh 1906 "Betsy Bell" - GREIG-DUNCAN 6 1995 #1256-7 pp497-8 2v/2m - sung by David KENNEDY (1825-1887) - POLWARTH FSFTN 1970 p40 Em Elliott, Birtley, Durham "Nancy Grey & Betsy Grey" -- Hector CAMPBELL #195, Bell DUNCAN #284/ 288 & Ellen RETTIE #241 rec on Dictaphone by James M. Carpenter 1929-35 - Ewan McCOLL RIVERSIDE RLP-12-628 1956 - Martin CARTHY & Maddy PRIOR: STEELEYE SPAN: B & C CS5 1972

BESSIE MURPHY - Jig - O'NEILL MOI #953/ DMI #177 (G)

BEST BED'S A FEATHER BED - "the best bed of all - the best bed in our house is clean pease straw - pease straw is dirty - will dirty all my gown - never mind my bonny lass - just lay the cushion down" - Kids Ring game with cushion - SR#1123 - POLWARTH FSFTN 1970 p21 Maxine Baker 1v/m - PALMER SOM 1972 p21 Birmingham schoolgirls 1966 1v/m - OPIE SG 1985 #43 pp 210-11 - See CUSHION DANCE - tune is CASTLES IN THE AIR - see fiddle tune CLEAN PEASE STRAE

BEST BOY IN THE VILLAGE, THE - Irish Gaelic Song -- Maggie McDONAGH rec by Alan Lomax, Feenish Island, Co Galway Connemara 1951: 7"RTR-0587

BEST DRESSED MAN OF SEGHILL - (Dudley, Northumberland) or THE PITMAN'S REWARD FOR BETRAYING HIS BRETHREN "It was on March the 19th day" (1831) - during a strike at Earsdon Colliery - mentions Hallowell & Murton (Durham) - PALMER TOTT 1974 p306 adapted from that in Lloyd@s CAYBM 1952 p91/ tune used "The Peelers and the goat"

BEST LITTLE DOOR-BOY, THE - "The workmen of the Rhonnda are wonderful boys" Ch: "Toorelay - B L D B what's under Jim Grey" -- John ROWLANDS (73) & ch rec by PK & Alan Lomax, Treorchy Miner's Club, Rhondda, S Wales 8/12/53: 055 & 511

BEST IN THE BAG, THE - O'NEILL MOI #852/ DMI #113 (G)

BEST MAN HERE, THE - "I pray for all, the Army, the State and the Throne - if it was not for the parson, soldier, workman" - fight for all - ROUD#1542 - FMJ 1973 pp295-6 Roy Palmer: George Dunn, Quarry Bank, Staffordsh 1972

BEST OLD FELLER IN THE WORLD, THE - MY GOOD OLD MAN

BEST SHOT, THE - Hornpipe - KENNEDY FTB 1998 #12 p6 (G)

BESUTHIAN - "The auld year's deen, an the New Year's begun, B, B, an noo the beggars they have come, an awa besoothian toon" - Scots New Year Begging Song - GREIG-DUNCAN 3 1987 #642-44 - Cf WE ARE A' St MARYS MEN

BETHANY - LITTLE FAMILY

BETHNAL GREEN - BALLAD OF BETHNAL GREEN - BLIND BEGGAR'S DAUGHTER

BETHELNIE, Aberdeensh - GLENLOGIE

BETHLEHEM - CHRIST WAS BORN IN BETHLEHEM - O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM

BETRAYED LOVER, THE - "I once loved a fair maid" - Jemmy seduces Nancy, a rich farmer's daughter, in the fields but promises to marry hre if she bears a child - Six months later, for fear of her parents, he stabs her and as he drags her body along the ground the babe falls out of the wound - "It was my cruel misfortune or my sad destinie - for killing my truelove I died on a tree" - BS Thomas Ford of Chesterfield 1830s (Palmer Reprint 2001)

BETRAYED MAIDEN, THE - BETSY THE SERVANT MAID

BETROTHALS - (see also WEDDINGS) - POOR OLD CHIMBLEY SWEEPER (American singing game - jumping over broom) - STANDING STONES

BETSY - see also BESSIE - BETTY - FROLICSOME FARMER

BETSY AND MARY - "Till I fell in love I was happy enow" - WILLIAMS FSUT 1923 pp283-4 #429 Charles Harris, Oaksey, Wiltsh (w/o)

BETSY AND THE SQUIRE - BLACKBERRY FOLD

BETSY BAKER - "From noise and bustle far away" - "O Covent Garden fare you well till I saw BB" - sang psalms together - she fell in love with play-actor - Unrequited Love - ROUD#1288 - Bs by FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Palmer Reprint 2001) - WILLIAMS FSUT 1923 p219 Job Gardner, Shilton, Oxfordsh - Chapbook v3 #5 & 6 v4 #1 --- MACKENZIE BSSNS 1928 pp353-4 Frank McNeil NS (w/o) - RANDOLPH OFS 1946 1 pp423-5 Ms Missouri -- John FAULKNER (unacc) London Critics Grokup: ARGO ZFB-61 1967 (tune comp Ewan McColl)

BETSY BELLE - "Noo my name is BB, in the Overgate I dwell" - ROUD#5211- McCOLL-SEEGER 1986 p265 from Belle Stewart (4v) learned off a broadsheet -- Belle STEWART rec by PK, Blairgowrie: 182/ TOPIC 12-TS-307 1977/ TOPIC TSCD-660

BETSY BELLE & MARY GREY - BESSY BELLE AND MARY GREY

BETSY BETRAYED - "Betsy is a beauty fair" - servant girl transported by man's mother - he pines away for her - LAWS M- 20 & ABBB pp189-190 "Betsy is a Beauty Fair" ("Johnny and Betsy" or "The Lancaster Maid") - ROUD#156 - PEPYS Coll "Love Overthrown" - GREIG-DUNCAN Coll 1995 vol 6 #1094 pp46-7 2var 11v/2m "Bonny Betsy" - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 §81 "Betsy or A Glazier's Daughter" - JEFDSS 3:4 1939 pp244-5 Orkneys (1v & 3var music) "His mother standing" ("on the stair") --- SHARP FSSA 1917 #74 - BROWN NC 1952 #70 2 & 4 - CREIGHTON NS 1932 p62 - EDDY Ohio 1939 p218 - GARDNER Mich 1939 p114 - RANDOLPH 1946-50 I p235 - FLANDERS-OLNEY 1953 p9 - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 pp201-203 ships log 1847 (w/o)

BETSY GORDON - BARON O BRACKLEY

BETSY LARKIN - "Steal, steal, old BL" - banjo tune from Henry Reed coll by Alan Jabour Durham NC "Betsy Likens" -- Jeff WARNER (v/bones) with Jeff DAVIS (banjo) FF 90431 CASS 0815

BETSY MURPHY - BESSIE MURPHY (Jig)

BETSY OF BALLANTOWN BRAE - "You young men and maidens I pray listen 'ere" - False Love - LAWS #P-28 ABBB 1957 p262 "Bessie of Ballingtown Brae" - ROUD#566 - GREIG-DUNCAN 5 1995 #1153 p210 5v w/o "Ballan Doune Braes" - JOYCE OIFM 1909 p150 J McKenzie, Newtownards, Co Down 1v/m "Ballindown Braes" - HENRY SOP #73/ HUNTINGTON 1990 pp412-3 Hugh Murray, Culcrow, Co Derry 1925 --- DEAN FC 1922 pp44-45 (w/o) "Ballentown Brae" - McKENZIE NS 1928 #31 p101 Frank McNeil 2v (w/o) - HENRY FSSH 1938 #73 "Ballindown Brae" - GARDNER-CHICKERING BSSM 1939 pp104-5 Mich -- Cecilia COSTELLO rec by PK, Birmingham 1950 (tape) & 30/11/51: RPL 17031-2/ 098/ LEADER LEE- 4054 1975 - Bridie DOHERTY (unacc) Inishowen, Donegal ITSC-001 CASS 0887 - Nora CLEARY (unacc) rec Roly Brown, Milltown Malbay, Co Clare: TOPIC 12-TS-369/ rec Clancy Summer School Singers Concert 1987 RTE radio prog 9/11/88 CASS 60- 0899

BETSY OF DEPTFORD - "Come all you pretty fair maids of every degree" sailor called William goes to sea leaving Betsy wandering distractly but eventually he returns after 8 years at sea and marries her and they now reside, we are told, in a neat little cottage - Bs by Thomas FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Roy Palmer Reprint 2001) p16 "Fair Betsy of Deptford"

BETSY OF DUNDEE - "Till at length a comely maid" - myrtle shade - ROUD#2791 - CREIGHTON FSSNB 1971 pp29-30 Angelo Dornan, NB 1954-60

BETSY OF THE MOOR - "As I walked out one morning" - WILLIAMS #40 Mrs Emily Newman, Ampney Crucis, Gloucestersh (w/o)

BETSY THE MILKMAID - BLACKBERRY FOLD

BETSY THE SERVANT MAID - "A Brazier's/ Glazier's/ Gleecher's/ Thresher's (etc) daughter living near" - she goes up to service in London and the master's son or squire falls in love with her but his mother sends her away and when her son returns heartbroken he dies lovesick - LAWS #M-20 ABBB 1957 pp189-190 "Betsy is a beauty fair" - ROUD#156 - GREIG FSNE 1909-14 #80 - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 1 pp338-9 Charles Pavey, West Chittington, Sussex 1908 "Betsy" ("Glazier's Daughter") - JEFDSS 3:4 1939 p244 - JEFDSS 1958 p150 Harry Cox transcr Michael Bell - REEVES EC 1960 pp51-53 Hammond: Robert Barrett, Puddlewtown, Dorset 1905 "Betsy" ("The Gleecher's daughter")/ Gardiner: Alfred Porter, Basingstoke, Hampsh 1906 "Betsy" & PK: Harry Cox, Norfolk (w/o) - SEEGER-McCOLL SI p29 Betsy Henry (McColl's mother) Auchterarder, Perthsh - PURSLOW CL 1968 Hammond - PALMER EBBB 1980 pp89-91 text from Bs & tune from JEFDSS - CROININ 2000 #32 pp79-81 --- SHARP FSSA 1917 #74 2 p4 - CREIGHTON SBNS 1932 #31 "Bessie Beauty" - RANDOLPH OFS 1946 1 pp235-6 Mr & Mrs Ed Stephens, Missouri, 1928 "Betsy is a beauty fair" - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 p201 "Fair Betsy" - PEACOCK SNO 1965 p666 Mrs Mahoney Nfl 1952 10v/m "Betsy Betsy from London fair" - POUND 1922 #26 "Johnny and Betsy" - CREIGHTON FSSNB 1971 pp123-4 Wm Ireland, NB 1954-60 "Betsy the Waiting Maid" - JAFL 12 p245 - JAFL 19 p132 & p230 -- Alex ROBB, Strichen, Fyvie, Aberdeensh #343 rec on Dictaphone cylinders by James M Carpenter 1929-35 - Harry COX rec by PK, Catfield, Norfolk 1953 (11v): RPL 21773/ (first few verses only) Video copy of 16mm film with Charles Parker & Sam Larner/ 032/ (11v) rec by Mervyn Plunkett 9/58: TOPIC TSCD-512(D) 2000 - Louisa HOMER, Bournemouth 8/7/58 (tape) - Ewan McCOLL & Peggy SEEGER "The Long Harvest" ARGO ZDA-75 1967 from Ewan's mother, Betsy Miller of Auchterarder, Perthshire & from GARDNER p114 and SHARP FSSA with tune from Mitchell Wallin, N Carolina - Isabel SUTHERLAND (from, Betsy Miller): TOPIC 12-T-151 1966 - Sam RICHARDS & Tish STUBBS: SAYDISC SDL-280 1977 --- Peggy SEEGER (unacc) rec by PK, Cider Press, Dartington, Devon Dec 1971 5"RTR-0802

BETSY WILSON - "Come all you young lovers I pray draw near" "Sarah Wilson is my name" - she is pregnant and because he is going to marry farmer's daughter she proposes drowning herself - ROUD#1493 - GREIG-DUNCAN Coll 1995 vol 6 #1160 pp234-5 2var 6v/2m titled THE EFFECTS OF LOVE starting "Miss Betsy Watson is my name - I've brought myself to grief and shame" - SHARP- KARPELES CSC 1974 #180 1 p683 Mrs Betsy Prince, Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset 1905/ J Mudford, Stoke Fleming, Devon 1904 1v/m - GRAINGER #146 Bryan Cooper, Barrow-on-Humber, Lincolnsh 1906 "Betsy Walton"/ #147 Mr Burman, Redbourne,. Lincolnsh 1906 "Effects of Love" - DUNSTAN CDFS 1932 p42 R J Noall, St Ives, Cornwall "Betsy Watson" - FMJ 1982 p225 Butterworth Ms - Cf THE BRISK YOUNG LOVER - see also RANTERS WHARF (J Connolly) - SARAH WILSON

BETTER FOR MAIDS TO LIVE SINGLE - WATCHED POT

BETTER GET IT IN YOUR SOUL - comp by Charlie Mingus -- Davey GRAHAM (gtr) & Tony REEVES (bass) with Barry MORGAN (drums) improv: ISLAND: FOLK-1001 (boxed) 1975

BETTY AND HER DUCKS - "O Betty, Betty have you see my ducks today?" Duologue with ch: "Roland and Oliver" - HAMMOND FSOD 1908 - SHARP ECFS pp15017 - Schools #8 - JFSS 3:11 1907 pp125- 6 Hammond: Mr Adams, Sturminster Newton, Dorset 1905 4v/m - Should song not begin: "Oliver, Oliver, have you seen ?" -- Douglas & Helen KENNEDY with Peter (mel) rec by PK, Waldringfield, Suffolk 1961: 041

BETTY BLACK - Single Reel or Highland - KENNEDY FTB 2 p12 (Em) - Tunebook Ms #24 p275 (G) "Petticoat String" -- Hugh SAVAGE (fid) rec by PK, Armagh 1952 (tape)

BETTY GRABLE (K) - CINDERELLA AT THE BALL - CLARK GABLE - I'M CALLED SAMSON - ME GOSS ME GOSS ME GOLLY

BETTY GRABLE IS A STAR - "S-T-A-R" - Children's Ball-bouncing game - OPIE LLSC 114 "I spy BG" -- rec by Damian Webb, 4/45 rec St Johns School for Girls, Workington, Cumberland 1960 194 Two-ball - rec by Damian Webb, Laurence St, Marshside, Workington 1961

BETTY HAIGH AND JOHNNY SANDS - JOHNNY SANDS

BETTY LARKIN -- Jean RITCHIE (voc/dulc) rec New York Sept 1950: RPL 16042 "Old B L"/ RIVERSIDE RLP-12-620 1956

BETTY MAGEE - SWEET BETTY MAGEE

BETTY PRINGLE'S PIG - Reel - COLE #5 p33 (F) comp by Niel Gow

BETTY SMITH - MURDER OF

BETW FY NGHARIAD ("Betty, my sweetheart") Welsh -- John THOMAS with Osian ELLIS (harp) rec 1950: RPL 17301 & 18826

BETWEEN IAN AND ME'S A STRETCH - CAOLAS EADAR MI IS IAIN

BETWEEN THE DOORS - Reel - Gordon TYRRALL (gtr/ mand/ flu & whi) Punch Music PM-001 1993

BETWEEN THE WARS - "I was a miner" comp by BB -- Billy BRAGG: John Peel on Protest in 50s & 60s on Radio 2 2/4/87: CASS 90-0566

BEULAH LAND - Gospel Song -- Bessie JONES & John DAVIS with Nat Rahmins (drums), Hobart SMITH (tenor banjo), Ed YOUNG (cane fife) & group rec by Alan Lomax, Williamsburg, Va Apr 1960: ROUNDER CD-1701 1997

BEVERIDGE'S MAGGOT - MISTER BEVERIDGE

BEVERLEY MAID AND THE TINKER - MAID BEHIND THE DOOR

BEWARE O TAKE CARE - American -- THE LIVERPOOL SPINNERS; EMI SCX-6493 1972

BEWARE YOUNG GIRLS - American Song used as instrumental -- MAGPIES Band: 321

BEWARE, YOUNG MAIDS, BEWARE - SEEDS OF LOVE

BEWICK AND GRAHAM - "Gude Lord Graeme is to Carlisle gone" - CHILD #211 - ROUD#849 - BRUCE-STOKOE - STOKOE-REAY SBNE 1899 pp100-102 (partly from collection of Sir Walter Scott: "The Bewicke and the Graeme"

BEYOND THE RIVER -- Carter Family (trio) rec Bristol, Tenn April 1952: ACME 1001-A/ 7"RTR-0313-4