BLACK - DHU

BLACK AND ROLLING EYE - "As I walked out one morning" (Bs) "O kind friends you listen to me" (BB) - BSs incl BG Vol 9 #246 -- Bill BOTTING rec by PK, Balcombe, Sussex 2/9/63 RTR-0907 Comic Railway Song "Left holding the baby in a railway carriage" (a parody on "The Roving Kind" with recitation between verses)

BLACK AND TAN - War in Ireland - BOYS OF COUNTY CORK

BLACK AND TAN GUN, THE - "Twas down in the town of old Bantry where most of the fighting was done Twas there that a gallant Irish soldier was shot by a" -- FREEDOM FIGHTERS PICKWICK ALL-859 1967 - Tommy McGRATH rec by Reg Hall & Jimmy Power, Haughton's pub, Ross, Co Waterford 1965: TOPIC TSCD-658 1998 "Twas down in the town of Old Bantry"

BLACK AND WHITE - comp Earl Robinson "The ink is black, the page is white" - Segregated school situation in the USA - SING OUT REPRINT i p36 -- PHILIPS 6382-047 1965 THE LIVERPOOL SPINNERS Vol 2 "Black and White" - THE LIVERPOOL SPINNERS (Group) "Not All Folk": FONTANA STL-5495 1969

BLACK ANNIE -- Hobart SMITH (banjo solo) rec by Alan Lomax, Bluefield, Va.: ROUNDER CD-1702 1999

BLACK BALL LINE, THE - "In the BBL I served my time" - Sea Shanty - ROUD#2623 - DAVIS-TOZER 1847 #7 - GRAINGER #156 Charles Rosher, Chelsea, London 1906 "The Blackwall Line" - JFSS 18 1914 p37 Sharp London Workhouse 1908 - SHARP EFC 1914 #22 p26 John Short - TERRY SB 1921 2 George Vickers, 1914 - SHAY 1925 p49 w/o - WHALL p99 - HUGILL 1961 p131 "Hurrah for the BBL" - ED&S 28:3 Terrry: George Vickers - COLCORD SAS p49 - HARLOW SAS 1962 pp104-6 - -- Stanley SLADE rec by PK, Bristol 1950: RPL 17604/ 207 "Hurrah for the Blackball Line" - Ewan McCOLL (with ch): TOPIC 12-TPS-205 1960 - Martin WYNDHAM-READ (with ch): TOPIC 12-TS-234 1974

BLACK BAYOU - Arkansas black mountaineer tune performed in Western ragtime fiddle style -- Blind Pete (fiddle) with George RYAN (gtr) rec by Alan Lomax, Little Rock, Ark Sept 1934: ROUNDER CD-11661-1823-2 1999

BLACK BESS - "When fortune proved fickle I left my abode" - "Dick Turpin, bold Dick, hie away was the cry" - Turpin praises his horse and how he shot her when he was caught - "He killed her through kindness" - LAWS #L9 - ROUD#620 (#856) (with DICK TURPIN'S RIDE TO YORK) - BSs "Bonny BB" & "Death of BB" incl SBG 5:#137, 6:#168 & 9:#85 - ASHTON MSB 188 p366-7 (w/o) - BARING GOULD Ms #121 John Rickards, Lamerton, Devon 1889 "My poor Black Bess" (8v) incl note on "Rookwoods" (BB) 1934 - SHARP Ms from Joseph LYON, Newbold-on-Stour, Warwickshire 1909 - HAMER GGr 1973 p44 May Bradley, Shropshire - DICK TURPIN -TURPIN HERO -- Tom BRANDON, rec by Edith Fowke, Ontario, Canada: FOLK LEGACY FSC-10 1962 "My Bonny BB"

BLACK BETTY - "O BB barn de larn" - Chain Gang Song - ROUD#11668 - LOMAX ABFS p60 from "Iron Head" in Texas Pen -- Alan LOMAX (voc/ gtr) rec by PK: TRADITION TLP-1029 1958/ 904 - RAM JAM: CASS-30-0582 - Pamela WARRICK-SMITH GREENHAYS GR-90721 1990/ CASS-0798

BLACK, BLACK - BLACK IS THE COLOUR

BLACK BOY - Country Dance tune from the ASHOVER Collection - EFDSS (Sheffield District) 5CD from David Wall of Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire - has change of rhythm from 2/4 to 6/8 -- MUCKRAM WAKES (fid, conc, harmonium, whistle & triangle): LEADER LER-2093 1976

BLACK, BROWN AND WHITE - comp by BBB 1939 -- Big Bill BROONZY (v/gtr) John Peel on Protest in 50s & 60s on Radio 2 7/3/87: CASS-90-0565

BLACK BULLIES - I'M LOOKING FOR BULLY

BLACK BUTTER NIGHTS - Recordings see SUBJECTS Listing

BLACK CAVALRY, THE - (i.e. fleas) -- CLANCY Brothers & Tommy MAKEM: CBS-63249 1968

BLACK COCK OF WHICKHAM, THE - Newcastle tune named after a local fighting cock -- HIGH LEVEL RANTERS: LEADER LER-2030 1971

BLACK COOK, THE - "I'll tell you of a trick" - A famous Glasgow surgeon is outwitted by a black ship's cook - ROUD#2310 - GREIG- DUNCAN 2 #297 (w/o) --- FOWKE TSSO 1965 pp26-27 O J Abbott, Ont 1957 "Three Jolly Jack Tars" - PEACOCK SNO 1965 3 pp856-8 Freeman Bennett, Nfl 1958 "The Black Devil" - PALMER EBBB 1980 pp24-27 Ellen Steckert (c): Goldstein & Byington: TPB p22: Ezra Barhight, Avoca, NY 1956 (m)/ Brereton Bs (w) "The Doctor outwitted by the black" -- Dave BURLAND: LEADER LER-2029 1971

BLACK COUNTRY - BIRMINGHAM - SHROPSHIRE - STAFFORDSHIRE - WORCESTERSHIRE

BLACK COUNTRY LOCKSMITH, THE - Comic song comp by GM -- Graeme MILES: 226

BLACK DECREE, THE - "Let Christians all with one accord rejoice" -about a gang who went round the country killing and murdering children both sick and sound - Carol - ROUD#2429 - GOOD CHRISTMAS BOX 1847 2 pp92-6 - SHARP- KARPELES 1974 #358 2 p358 or p476 Thomas Taylor, Ross, Herefordsh 1v/m - BROADWOOD Christmas Carols (publ A C Black) 1922 - JFSS 8:31 1927 p262-4 Sharp: Thomas Taylor 1v/m - Notes on this carol and related tunes see JFSS 7 1905 pp133-9 - JFSS 18 1914 p10-11 - JFSS 29 1925 pp262-4 - OXFORD BOC #65 "The Decree" (incomplete text)

BLACK DEVIL, THE - BLACK COOK

BLACK DOG - FLORO

BLACK DOG O THE STEWARTS, THE - Folk Tale told by John Stewart (tinker): DOUGLAS Aberdeen UP 1987

BLACK DONALD THE PIPER - PIBROCH OF DONALD DHU (Jig)

BLACK FOX, THE - Words adapted to trad tune by GP -- Graham PRATT rec by PK, Soundpot Studios, Dartington, Totnes, Devon 1975: 048

BLACK FREIGHTER, THE - comp by Brecht/Weill -- STEELEYE SPAN: CHRYSALIS CHR-1151 1977 & 1199 1978

BLACK GIRL - "Where did you stay last night?" Ch: "In the pines where the sun never shines" - ROUD#3421- SHARP FSSA #203 (vol 2 p278) Miss Lizzie Abner, Oneida School, Ky 1917 (1v only) - BUSH FSCWVa 1 pp32-3 "In the pines" - JAFL 49 1936 pp224-5

BLACK GUARDED GYPSIES, THE - GYPSY LADDIE

BLACK HAIRED LASS, THE - Reel - DARK-HAIRED LASS

BLACK HARE, THE - BONNY BLACK HARE

BLACK HAT, DA - Shetland Reel -- Alistair ANDERSON (Engl conc) & Aly BAIN (fid): LEADER LER-2074 1972 - DA FORTY FIDDLERS with Marjorie SMITH (piano): LEADER LED-2052 1973 with "Come agen ye'r welcome"

BLACK HORSE, THE - "Come all you rambling wild young men" - ROUD#3027 - JIFSS 2 p33 "The Airy Bachelor" - HENRY SOP #586/ HUNTINGTON 1990 p80 D E M Smith, Bushmills, Co Antrim 1935 - O'LOCHLAINN ISB 1939 #17 Seamus Ennis's mother, Finglas, Co Dublin (text mainly from Bs) - HEALY OISB 1 1967 pp92-3 Bs (w/o) - Cf tune with GOING TO CHURCH LAST SUNDAY -- Jim O'NEILL, rec by PK, Markethill, Co Armagh, 12/7/52: 7"RTR-0546/ RPL 18482/ 431 & 518 - Martha GILLEN rec by Seamus Ennis, Co Antrim: RPL 22021 (7v) - Vin GARBUTT: LEADER LER-2081 1975

BLACK HORSE, THE - CEFFYL DU, Y

BLACK HORSE, THE - Hornpipe - ROCHE 2 #237 p19 (D)

BLACK IS THE COLOUR - "of my true love's hair" - ROUD#3103 - SHARP FSSA 1917/ 1932 #85 Mrs Lizzie Roberts, Hot Springs, NC 1916 (6v/ publ)/ FSSA #187 (vol 2 p264) "True Love from the Eastern Shore" Mrs Lawson Gray, Montvale, Va 1918 (3v)/ Mrs Laura Donald, Dewey, Va 1918 (1v only) - HENRY FSSH 1938 p266 Miss Mary E King, Gatlingburg, Tenn 1929 "My Dear Sweetheart" - LOMAX FSUSA 1947 pp56-7 - LOMAX FSNA pp206-7 NILES SHF 1936 pp20-21 - RITCHIE FSSA p88 & 93 - RITCHIE Garland 1953 pp18-19 - Cf BLACKSMITH (Scots) - COLOURS (Donovan) - SWEET WILLIAM -- Mrs Lizzie ROBERTS (with harmonium) rec by Maud Karpeles, N C 1951: 136 - Jean RITCHIE (voc/ dulcimer): ELEKTRA EKLP-2 1952 (10"LP) - Guy CARAWAN (voc/ gtr) rec by PK 1957: 919/ rec, London 1958: PYE Nixa NPL-18013 1958/ 942 "Black, Black" - Joe HEANEY, Connemara Co Mayo (PHILO 2004 1973) "Dark is the colour of my true love's hair") - Dellie NORTON (neice of Jane Gentry) rec by Mike Yates, Sodom, Laurel, Madison Co NC: HOME MADE MUSIC LP-001 1980 - Willie CLANCY (tune on whistle) of Co Clare rec 1958-73: CLADDAGH 4-CC-39 1980/ CASS-0816 "Dark is the colour" - Dave GOULDER: ARGO ZFB- 10 1970 & Liz DYER: ARGO SPA-132 1971 - Sean McDONAGH, Galway: CLADDAGH CC-9 1971/ Sean McDONAGH (unacc) Junr Galway CIC-006 1988/ CASS 0902

BLACK JACK DAVID (DAVY), THE - GYPSY LADDIE

BLACK JOCK - "But the hoose & ben the hoose" - used as Bridal March in Shetland played when bride returned to her house after going to church -- Andrew POLSON (fid), Whalsay, Shetland: TANGENT TNGM-117 1973 with "Bruntfoot" & "Ladies Breast Knots"

BLACK JOKE, THE - Irregular Jig (10 bars in 2nd Strain) - HAYWOOD #1 p25 (C) "Sprig of Shillelagh" - KERR MM 3 p28 #254 (G) "Sprig of Shillelah" - O'NEILL DMI #994 (not in MOI) "SOS" - Tunebook Ms (G) #21 p27 p177 (D) (with var): 6/8 (G) 5pts #99 pp388-9 - LEVEY 1 #108 p42 (C) "SOS" - SHARP Morris Dances - WESTROP #87 p30 "SOS" - see SHEPHERDS SONG -- Peter Beresford (fid) rec by PK, Buckden W Yorksh "Black Jack" aft "Buy a Broom" Waltz: 211 - Billy PENNOCK (fid) rec by PK, Goathland, N Yorksh "Black Jack" with descr of dance - John ROSE (fid) & Paul Hooke (guitar): TOPIC 12-TS-210 1971 - Cf John KIRKPATRICK: TOPIC 12-TS-247 1974 "White and Yellow Joaks" - John KIRKPATRICK with Sue HARRIS, Martin CARTHY, Martin BRINSFORD & Fi FRASER: "Plain Capers" Morris Dances from the Cotswolds: FREE REED FRR-010 1976 "Black Jack" (Badby, Northamptonsh) & "Old Black Joe" (Bucknell, Oxfordsh)

BLACK MARE OF FANAD, THE - Reel (D) - FELDMAN p65 (D) 4pts -- John DOHERTY (fid) rec by O Doherty & Feldman Donegal: TOPIC 12- TS-398 1984

BLACK MARY'S HORNPIPE - WALSH 1715 3 -- John KIRKPATRICK & Sue HARRIS: TOPIC 12-TS-408 1980 with "Cheshire Hornpipe"

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG -- played by Earl COLLINS (fiddle with guitar), Missouri-Oklahoma 1970 on DVD 2003 Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (B/W)

BLACK MOUNTAIN SIDE - DOWN BY BLACKWATERSIDE

BLACK MOUNTAIN STOMP - RUSSIAN ROULETTE

BLACK NAG, THE - PLAYFORD Country Dance Tune - Various EFDSS publ - BRODY -- The Country Dance Band: 322 - Giles FARNABY'S DREAM Band: ARGO ZDA-158 1973

BLACK PUDDINGS WHITE PUDDINGS - (K) - "1,2.3 sausage & liver for you and me -Who sells the best in all the land?" - "Kennedy's" - see also BLACK WHITE YELLOW AND GREEN -- Dominic BEHAN of Dublin TOPIC 12-T-41 1959

BLACK RAM, THE - "Come all my jolly boys and together we will go" - ROUD#879 - BARRETT EFS 1891 #14 pp26-7 Shoreham, Sussex "Sheep-shearing" (8 x 4-line verses) contains extra lines "What comes from butt will go to butt - so all you have a care - don't lose your head, nor lose your wool - when you the sheep do shear" - COPPER 1971 p256 "Sheep-shearing Song" - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #267 pp598-9 Bob Copper 1955 5v/m -- Bob COPPER (unacc solo) rec 1955: RPL 21546 (with 5 x 6-line vs)/ 025 (with mel) (vs 1-3 only) - Bob & John COPPER: LEADER LEA-4047 (boxed) 1971/ 238/ 4x30 min progs on Radio 2 Oct 1990/ CASS-60-1013-4

BLACK (or FLAT) RIVER GIRL - "I'm a broken-down raftsman from Glendale I came, I'll tell you my troubles which gives me much pain" - LAWS #C25 NAB 1954 p159 "Jack Haggerty or The Flat River Girl" - ROUD#642 - American Logger Song --- PETERS, Folksongs Out of Wisconsin p.140 - SANDBURG, American Songbag 1927 pp.392-393 - BECK, They Knew Paul Bunyan 1956 pp.182-188 - CAZDEN, Abelard Folk Song Book pt.2 1958 pp.100-101 "FR Raftsman" -- Dan GRANT rec by Robert F Draves, Bryant, Wisconsin, USA 1940: Library of Congress AAFS recording 4172 A - John GALUSHA, rec by Frank & Anne Warner, NY, 1941; 921 (1v only)

BLACK ROCK, THE - Reel - BAYARD DTF #169 pp119 title used for a version of GILDEROY - KENNEDY FTB 2 publ Mallinson 1997 #7 p4 (G) - Tunebook Ms (G) #39 p280 - O'NEILL MOI #1189/ DMI #468 "The Avonmore" or "Blackwater Reel"

BLACK ROGUE, THE - Jig (Em) - ALLAN #33 p8 "Life is all chequered" - BAYARD DTF #625 p549 "Johnny McGill" - COLE #2 p53 "Come under my plaidie" - GIBLIN #99 p43 (Em) "Miss Thornton's Jig" - HARDING #19 p7 "Life is all chequered"- HAYWOOD #1 p23 "Come under my plaidie" & #4 p26 (Bm) "This life is all Chequered" - Cf JOYCE OIFM #692 p347 "Beer, Ale and Brandy" from the Pigot Collection - KERR MM 1 #25 p49 "Come under my plaidie" - Tunebook Ms #159 p64 "Rogara Duff" - LEVEY 2 #13 p6 - O'NEILL MOI 915/ DMI 302 alt: "Life is all chequered" & "Johnny McGill" - LEVEY 2 #13 p6 - WILLIAMSON 1976 p68 "Life is all chequered" - WESTROP #88 p30 (Dm) "This life is all chequered" - WILLIAMSON p68 "Life is all chequered" - WILSON p44 "Come under my plaidie" - Cf PADDY O RAFFERTY -- James MORRISON (fid) Tom ENNIS (U-pipes) John MULLEN (piano) rec New York 1921-1935: TOPIC 12-T-390 1980 with "Saddle the Pony" - Maggie McDONAGH (mouth-music) rec Alan Lomax, Feenish Island, Connemara 1951: RPL 21535/ 301 - John DOHERTY (fid): TOPIC 12-TS-398 1984

BLACK ROSE - ROISIN DUBH

BLACK SANCTUS, THE - EVAN: Old Ballads 2 p242 with transl (6v)

BLACK SHAWL, THE - STILL I LOVE HIM

BLACK SPORRAN, THE - 6/8 Pipe March comp P/M A Mc Donald -- John Neil Mc LEAN (fid) with Phyllis Mc LEOD (piano) rec by John Shaw, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada: TOPIC 12-TS-354 1978 with "Walking the Floor"

BLACK SPOT, THE - BLOTYN DU, Y (Welsh)

BLACK SWAN, THE - Hornpipe - MAGUIRE 1 #90 p25 (F)

BLACK TOM - Novelty Dance -- Percy LAVARELLO (mel) of Tristan de Cunha rec by PK, Gosport, 1962: 609 with talk & commentary on dance performance

BLACK VELVET BAND, THE - "In a neat little town they call Belfast" - ROUD#2146 - BARING GOULD Bs Coll ("To go in a smack down Barking where a boy as apprentice was bound" - SHARP Bs Coll 1 p61 (2060) - WILLIAMS #535 (w/o) - HUGHES ICS 1936 4 p52 "The Black Ribbon Band" - SEEGER-McCOLL 1960 §75 p82 from Harry Cox, Norfolk - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 p695 Bill Cameron --- SPAETH 2 WSM 1927 p148 "Blue Velvet Band" -- MEREDITH-ANDERSON (Australia) 1967 p49, 145, 192 - ANDERSON SOAF p15 - Tune Cf THE BLACK JOKE - EDWARDS OSB 1971 Bob Patterson, Cairns, Queensland, Australia 1968 - Text Cf: OPIE ODNR #544 "The Old Pudding-pie woman set forth in her colours" Black-letter broadside 1675- CROININ 2000 #178 pp270-2 "The town of Dunmanway" including 8v London Bs "To go in a smack down at Barking" and mentioning Ratcliffe Highway -- W RENNIE, rec by James Carpenter, South Shields, Durham #144 - Paddy DORAN (tinker) rec by PK Belfast 1952: RPL 18578/ 187 "Black Ribbon Band" - Mick McALINDEN, rec by PK, Rostrevor, Co Down 1953: RPL (?) - Ben BAXTER rec Seamus Ennis, Norfolk 1955: RPL 22158/ 234 (frag) - Harry COX rec by Ewan McColl 1955: TOPIC TSCD-512(D) 2000 - Bill CAMERON (with acc) rec by PK, St Marys, Scilly 1956: 029 & 217 - Ewan McCOLL: TOPIC 12-T-16 1959 - Unnamed Irish traveller: LYRICHORD LL-178 1967 - DUBLINERS: MAJOR MINOR MM-LP-3 1967 - GREHAN Sisters TRANSATLANTIC TRA-160 1967 - Jacqui McDONALD & Bridie O DONELL: MAJOR MINOR MM-LP-23 1968 - Cyril POACHER, Blaxhall, Suffolk: TOPIC 12-TS-252 1975/ rec by Tony Engle, Grove Farm, Blaxhall, Suffolk 1974: MT-CD-303 - Michael & DOONAN FAMILY on Radio 2 rec 30/9/87: CASS-0404 - BARNBRACK Irish Party Sing- Song: CASS-0927 nd

BLACK WATCH - Highland 42nd Regiment - SAW YE THE COTTON SPINNERS?

BLACK WATERS - comp by JR -- Jean RITCHIE with 2 gtrs: LONDON (SIRE) SES 97014 [nd] - Jean RITCHIE & others: LONDON (SIRE) SA-7530 1977

BLACK WHITE YELLOW AND GREEN - (puddings) - "There was an old woman who kept fat hogs" - see BLACK PUDDINGS -- Leslie BANE rec by Seamus Ennis, Southrepps, Norfolk 1955: RPL 22159

BLACK WOMAN - Negro work song -- rec by Alan Lomax, Parchman Farm State Pen, Mississippi, USA 1947: 916

BLACKBERRY BLOSSOM, THE - Reel (#A) - ALLAN #71 p18 - BAYARD #97 p57 - COLE p8 - BRODY p47 - GIBLIN #14 p15 - HARDING #75 p25 - KENNEDY FTB 2 publ Mallinson 1997 #6 p4 (G) alt: "Strawberry Beds" - KERR MM 1 #1 p34 "The Strawberry Beds" - Tunebook Ms #56 p286 - LEVEY 1 #33 p14 (D) "The S Blossom" - O NEILL MOI #1295/ DMI #560 (#A) alt: "The S Beds" & MOI #1355/ DMI #609 (D) "The S Blossom" - PETRIE AMOI 1855 1 p133 "The S Blossom" & 2 p11 "Blackberry Blossom" - ROCHE 1 #165 p65 "The S Blossom" - SULLIVAN 3 #52 p21 (G)/Am) from Planxty -- John KELLY (conc): TOPIC 12-TFRS-504 1975 with "Spike Island Lasses" - P J HERNON (mel) with bodhran CLADDAGH CEFC-141 1989 CASS-0886

BLACKBERRY FOLD - "It's of a rich Squire in Bristol does dwell" - Squire and sister - Betsy the milkmaid - LAWS #O-10 ABBB 1957 pp230-231 "Pretty Betsy the Milkmaid" - ROUD#559 - BSs title: "The Squire and the Milkmaid" - Pitts Bs (c1810-1830) - SHARP- KARPELES 1974 §213 pp61-62 Mrs Overd, Langport, Som 1904 "Pretty Betsy the Milkmaid" - GRAINGER #304 Mary Anne Roberts, Winchcombe, Gloucestersh 1908 "The Rich Bristol Squire" - JFSS 6:21 1918 pp35-36 Eva M Ashton: Edmund Pack, Robertsbridge, Sussex 1906 "Squire and Milkmaid" - JFSS 8:35 1931 p269 Moeran: George Hill, Stonham, Suffolk 1921 1v/m - MOERAN Sussex 1932 p8 - PINTO-RODWAY 1957 #124 p351 Nottingham broadside - STUBBS LOM 1970 pp12-13 George Spicer 1961 - PURSLOW FD 1974 pp6-7 Gardiner: George Blake (w) St Denys, Hampsh & Hammond: Jacob Baker (m) Bere Regis, Dorset 1905 - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 p696 Harry Cox 1953 - PALMER EBBB 1980 #87 pp179-180 Moeran: George Hill, Stonham, Suffolk 1921 (text from Bs) - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 -- Harry COX rec by PK 1953, Catfield, Norfolk: EFDSS LP-1004 1965/ 029 & 034/ rec by Mervyn Plunkett 9/58: TOPIC TSCD-512 (D) 2000 - Phoebe SMITH (gypsy) rec by PK, Woodbridge, Suffolk 1953: 100/ TOPIC 12-T-304 1977/ VETERAN VT136CD 1998 "The Sheepfold" - George SPICER rec by PK, Kent 1956: RPL 23093/ rec by Mike Yates, Selsfield, Sussex: TOPIC 12-T-235 1974 - Willie BRASIL (Engl gypsy) rec by PK, Blairgowrie, Perthsh 1954 (no rec) - George MESSENGER rec by PK, Blaxhall, Suffolk - Peter BELLAMY: TOPIC 12-T-200 1970 Cox

BLACKBERRY GROVE, THE - "One Michaelmas morn I woke in a fright" - ROUD#9176 - BARING-GOULD-SHARP EFS Schools #58 "One Michaelmas Morn" - PURSLOW FD 1974 p8 - HOLLOWAY-BLACK 1975 p25 "The Black Cow or Michaelmas Morn" from Evans broadsheet - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #314 p298 Ted Lambourne & Harry Cox 11v/m - see also MICHAELMAS DAY -- Ted LAMBORNE rec by Seamus Ennis, North Marston, Bletchley, Buckinghamsh 1952: RPL 18140/ 013 (with mel) - Bill SMITH, Shropsh rec by his son Andrew Spring 1982: CASS#1359

BLACKBERRY FAIR - Liam O Connor's Draft Ms "Songs of the North of Ireland" 1994 p54

BLACKBERRY WINE - "Come all you young fellows and a story I'll tell" - Illicit Brewing Disaster Song comp by FP - How law caught him - gaol - chain gang - for illicit brewing - Ch:"BW was the cause of it all - making BW was my downfall" - ROUD#5756 -- Frank PROFITT (voc/ guitar) rec by Frank & AnneWarner, Watauga, NC 1959: 932

BLACKBIRD - ARRANE Y LHONDHOO (Manx G) - DERYN DU, Y (Welsh) - DIED FOR LOVE - HILO COME DOWN BELOW (Shanty) - IF I WERE A BLACKBIRD - IF I WERE AT HOME IN HAMPSHIRE - MAID OF BUNCLODY - ORO LONDUBH BUI (Irish G) - THREE MAIDENS - TWO LITTLE DICKY BIRDS

BLACKBIRD, THE - "On a fine summers morning for soft recreation" - Jacobite Song (also used as Set Dance tune) - ROUD #2375 - BS "The Royal Blackbird" - Bs by FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Palmer Reprint 2001) "Blackbid" - CHRISTIE TBA 2 1881 p68 - GREIG-DUNCAN 1 p321 1v (w/o) - O KEEFE FBIB 1955 p58 3v w/o - TOCHER 34 1980 p244 Jock Cameron: The Blackbird stood for James VII or his son, The Old Pretender - O'LOCHLAINN MISB 1965 #78 p154 - TUNNEY SF 1979 p163 mention of song only ---- RANDOLPH OFS 1946 1 pp420-422 Joseph Pointer Mi 1941 ("O once in fair England my B did flourish")/ Booth Campbell, Ark 1941/ Song Ms c1796-1887 Mo (w/o) -- Paddy TUNNEY of Beleek, Fermanagh, rec by PK, London 14/10/58: 7"RTR-0560/ 163 with tune lilted/ TOPIC 12-TS-289 1976

BLACKBIRD, THE - Instrum, Set Dance (14 plus bars in 2nd strain) (D) - ALLAN #111 p28 - BAYARD HCT #88 - BAYARD DTF #177/ #331 - BOWEN p43 - CRANITCH #94 p164 - GIBLIN 1933 #6 p9 Air & #7 p10 Dance versdion (D) - KERR MM 1 #53 p41 - KENNEDY FTB 1954 2 p6/ 1994 #22 p8 - Tunebook Ms Unusual Version (Em) #228 p266 - MOYLAN 1 #41 4pts from Johnny Doran (U-pipes) - MOYLAN 2 #230 pp132-3 from John O Leary (melodeon) - O'NEILL MOI #1793/ DMI #985 - ROCHE 1 #56 p28 Slow Air (#D) 4/4 & 2 #270 p29 Hornpipe - BREATHNACH CRE 1 #207 p84 Regular length dance version -- Michael COLEMAN (fid & piano) rec USA 1922-9: INTREPID nn "The Heyday of M C" 1973/ 154 - Leo ROWSOME (U-pipes) rec Dublin 1937-8: TOPIC 12-T-259 1975 - Richard O MEALY (U-pipes) rec BBC Belfast 1943: RTE "Long Note" radio prog 11/7/88 CASS 60-0898 - John DORAN (U-pipes) rec by Kevin Danagher IFLC Dublin 1947 on RTE radio prog 28/3/88 & 4/4/88 CASS-90-0914/ 156 - Tom TURKINGTON & Sean MAGUIRE (fiddles) rec by PK, Belfast 8/7/52: 7"RTR-0544/ 375 - Frank McPEAKE(U-pipes) & James (harp) McPEAKE rec by PK, Belfast 1952: 071 slow air instr & hornpipe - McPEAKES: FONTANA TL-5288 1965 - Joseph MOLLOY (lilting), rec by PK, Keady, Co Armagh 11/7/52: 7"RTR-0547 - Francis McKEOWN (whistling): 7"RTR-0554/ 301/ SAYDISC CD SDL 411 1995 "Traditional Songs of Ireland" aft "The Rights of Man" and bef "Boys of Bluehill" - Johnny DOHERTY (fid) rec by PK, Co Donegal 1953: RPL 19578 with talk on RPL 19579/ 074 Slow Air & Dance Version - Neil BOYLE (fid) rec by PK, Dunloe, Co Donegal 1953: 170 Slow air with bird imitations and talk - Paddy TUNNEY (lilting slow & fast) rec by PK, London 14/10/58: 7"RTR-0561/ 164 - Sean MAGUIRE (fid) with Eilis Ni MHARCAIGH (piano): GAEL-LINN CEF-011 [nd] - Tommy POTTS (fid): CLADDAGH CC-13 cass (?) - May KEOGH (fid) with Tommy DEMPSEY (acc): GAEL-LINN CEF-017 1967 - Dave SWARBRICK (fid): ELEKTRA BY-6030 1967 - Denis MURPHY (fid): CLADDAGH CC-5 1973 - John DOONAN (piccolo): TOPIC 12-TS-230 1974 - Seamus ENNIS (U-pipes): TOPIC 12-TS-250 1974 - John KELLY (fid): TOPIC 12- TFRS-504 1975 air/ hornpipe/ set dance - Micho RUSSELL (whistle) Clare: FREE REED 004 1976/ rec RTE "Long Note" prog June 1988 CASS-0894 with talk - BOTHY BAND CASS-60-0885 Air & hornpipe - mainly U-pipes

BLACKBIRD AND THE THRUSH, THE - "One evening as I rambled down by yon green bush" - ROUD#2380 - JOYCE OIFNS 1909 pp104-105 1v/m "Single and Free" - JIFSS 4 p33 H Galwey (c): Co Derry 1864 - WILLIAMS #534 (w/o) ("One morning for a ramble as I through some fields did stray") - HENRY SOP #241/ HUNTINGTON 1990 pp346-7 Ballywindland, Co ? 1928 ("As I walked down by the side of a bush") - HAWTHORN BUSH

BLACKBIRD OF (SWEET) AVONDALE, THE - or THE ARREST OF PARNELL "By the sweet bay of Dublin I was carelessly straying" - Irish concealed political song - Man encounters woman (representing Ireland) in distress - represents C S Parnell in Kilmaine Gaol in Dublin following the Land League troubles - ROUD#5174 - ZIMMERMAN 1966 p277 Broadside - Tune cf BRIGHID OG NI MHAILLE -- Maureen MELLY rec by PK, Belfast 2/8/53: RPL 19355/ 434 - Peta WEBB with Lucy FARR (fid) & Reg HALL (mel): TOPIC 12-T-223 1973 (says learned from Frank Quinn, New York) - Margaret O REILLY (unacc) Co Cavan rec RTE "Long Note" prog June 1988 CASS-0894

BLACKBIRD OF MULLAGHMORE, THE - "O come all you gay young fellows" - Song about an illicit poteen still ("The Loyal Blackbird") - ROUD#3474 - TUNNEY SF 1979 p123 -- Owen McATEER rec by PK, Hilltown, Co Down 29/7/53: RPL 19531/ 433 - Cathal O'Boyle (son) rec by Sean O Boyle, Armagh 1958: 7"RTR-0565 (some slight mike-blasting)

BLACKBIRDS AND THRUSHES - HARES ON THE MOUNTAINS - JIMMY WILL BE SLAIN - PLEASANT AND DELIGHTFUL - THREE MAIDENS A-MILKING

BLACKBIRD'S NEST, THE - "I know where there's a BN - wurzle- bush" - ED&S xxxiuv/2 [1972] p52 -- John CANTWELL rec by Mike Yates, Standlake, Oxon - THE YETTIES: ARGO ZFB-38 1972 - EP "English Country Songs"

BLACKBURN POACHERS, THE - DEATH OF BILL BROWN

BLACKDOG AND SHEEPCROOK - SHEPHERD'S LAMENT

BLACK-EYED BIDDY - OVER THE BORDER (Jig)

BLACK-EYED GIRLS - WALK JAWBONE

BLACK-EYED LASSIE, THE - Reel - COLE p43 (Gm) Scotch

BLACK-EYED MARY - "It was Sunday morning, so early I arose" - ROUD#454 - RANDOLPH OFS 1946 4 pp232-4 Mrs Lee Stephens, Mo 1928/ Jim Henson Mo 1927 1v/m - see COURTING IS A PLEASURE

BLACK-EYED SUSAN - "All in the Downs the fleet was moored" - LAWS #O-28 ABBB 1957 p239 (or "Dark-Eyed Susan") - ROUD#560 - BSs "William and Susan" - English Minstrel (c1810) pp16-19- The Masque (New Edn c1785) p202 - Vocal Library (1820) p29 - British Orpheus (c1820) pp52-4 - GAY: Beggar's Opera - Songs of the Late Charles Dibdin (2nd edn 1841) pp276-8 - CHAPPELL PMOT 2 pp640-1 - DARLEY/ McCALL FC 1914 #52 p23 air only from 1846 ms Mohill, Co Leitrim - Songs of the Day (c1870) pp269-270 - Dance Tune Ms 6/8 (Em) #187 p247 - ED&S 42:1 1980 pp4-6 Bs facsimile "William & Susan" & Discussion by Mike Yates "The Ballad of BES"/ Walter Pardon, Knapton, Norfolk 1973 --- CREIGHTON MFS 1961 pp90-91 Berton Young NS 1951 - YOUNG ROGER THE PLOUGHBOY -- Shirley with Dolly COLLINS (flute organ): POLYDOR 583-025 1968 from Gay

BLACK-EYED SUSIE - Appalachian Dance Song - BRODY p47 -- Guy CARAWAN (voc/banjo) rec by PK: EMI CLP-1174 1958/ 943 - THE HIGHWAYMEN: UNITED ARTISTS ULP-1002 1962 - Frank WARNER with Jeff & Gerret: MINSTREL JD-204 1976 - John BURKE (voc/ banjo/ gtr) "Old Time Fiddle tunes for banjo" 1975 CASS-0807-C30

BLACKLEG MINERS, THE - "It's in the evening after dark when the BM creeps to work" - ROUD#3193 - LLOYD CAYBM 1952 Wm Sampey, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham 1949 - ED&S 28:1 1966 p7 Wm Sampey - see 1913 MASSACRE (Guthrie) -- Louis KILLEN: TOPIC 12-T-86 1962/ (voc + banjo & pipes) 12- T-189 1963/ Louis KILLEN (voc/ fid) on Jim Lloyd's tribute to A L Lloyd on Radio 9/11/82: CASS-15-0762 - STEELEYE SPAN: B & C CREST-22 1970 - THE TEES-SIDE FETTLERS: TRADITIONAL SOUND TSR-016 1974 - Tom GILFELLON (unacc): TOPIC TSCD-486 1997

BLACKPOOL - Lancashire - KHAKI TROUSERS - LAKES OF COOLFINN (Charlie Scamp)

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

BLACKSMITH, THE - "When I was a B working in my shop" - Scots courtship - colour of truelove's hair eyes teeth skin - blackbird is a bonny bird - cuckoo also vain - Cf BLACK IS THE COLOUR - THE CUCKOO

BLACKSMITH, THE - describes spas & watering places in S & E Yorksh -- Dave BURLAND: LEADER LER-2029 1971 source ?

BLACKSMITH, THE - "I am a B by my trade - from London" - obstinate swaggering blade - ROUD#1468 - D'URFEY 3 p20-4 2 "Of all the trades that ever I see" - PALMER EBECS 1979 #6 p25 RVW: Mr Carter, fisherman, Kings Lynn, Norfolk 1905

BLACKSMITH, THE - "A Blacksmith, you'll own is so clever" - UNIVERSAL SONGSTER 1 p40

BLACKSMITH, THE - comp by RD -- Robin & Barry DRANSFIELD & Brian: TRANSATLANTIC TRA-322 1976

BLACKSMITH, THE - comp Irish - "temptor to my wife" meets him in street "I dream of the hammer" -- Mick FOSTER (acc/ gtr/voc) & Tony ALLEN (gui/voc): RITZ London LC-0003 nd CASS-0951 & LC- TV-1/ CASS-0956

BLACKSMITH COURTED ME, A - "for nine long months or better" - ROUD#816 - SHARP Ms Cf 2 #411 p347 6var - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 1 pp613-4 Wm Charley, Bridgwater, Som 1907/ James Chedgy, Bincombe. Som 1907/ Mrs Millard, Castle Cary, Som 1907 1v/m/ Mrs Martha Bodley, North Petherton, Som 1907 1v/m/ Mrs Charlotte Binding, Stogursey, Som 1906 1v/m/ Charles Neville, East Coker, Som 1908 1v/m "A Shoemaker courted me"/ 2 p605 Lizzie Welch, Hambridge, Som 1904 1v/m "Have you seen my love pass?" - JFSS 11 1907 p98-9 has note about a similar Gaelic tune - JFSS 4:17 1913 pp279-280 RVW: Mrs Ellen Powell/ George Butterworth: Mr Verrall, Horsham, Sussex 1909/ RVW: Mr Bell, Herongate, Essex 1906 (m/o)/ Mr Jones, Weobley, Herefordsh 1909 (m/o) "The B" - JFSS 8:31 1922 or 1927 (?) pp17-18 Sharp: Wm Chorley, Bridgwater, Som 1907 "The Shoemaker" - JFSS 8:34 1930 pp206-8 Hammond: Wm Bartlett, Wimborne, Dorset 1v/m "With the Hammers in my Hand"/ RVW: Mr Powell(m)/ Essex (?) (m/o) "The B" - BUTTERWORTH FSSX 1913 pp4-5 Sussex - PENGUIN BEFS 1959 p22 RVW: Mrs Powell "The B" - SHARP Ms #334 App p233 unidentified frag - SEDLEY 1967 p168-70 from Sharp - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #146 p346 4v/m Phoebe Smith 1956 - McCOLL-SEEGER TSES 1977 p198-201 Caroline Hughes (gypsy) Dorset 1962-6/ Nelson Ridley, Essex 1974 "The B" - PALMER RVW 1983 pp76-77 Mrs Eileen Powell, Weobley, Herefordsh 1909 "The B" --- JAF vol 35 p357-8 -- see also OUR CAPTAIN CALLS ALL HANDS -- Charlie SCAMP (gypsy) rec by PK, Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, Kent: RPL 19965/ 140 - Phoebe SMITH (gypsy) rec by PK, Woodbridge, Suffolk 1956: RPL 23099/ 015 & 100/ SAYDISC SDL-407 1994/ rec by Mike Yates: VETERAN VT136CD 1998 - Tom WILLETT (gypsy) rec Kent 1962: TOPIC 12-T-84 - Harry BRAZIL (gypsy) rec by Mike Yates: TOPIC 12-TS-395 1985/ TSCD- 661 Travellers - Louis KILLEN ESP 1085 1968 Sea Shanties rec NY USA - Maddy PRIOR & STEELEYE SPAN: B & C CREST-22 1970 & CAS 1029 1971/Orig Masters: CHRYSALIS CJT-3 (D) 1977 - PLANXTY: POLYDOR Super 2383-186 1973 - Andrew CRONSHAW (instrum): TRANSATLANTIC XTRA-1139 1974 (S) - Martin CARTHY & Dave SWARBRICK (fid): ISLAND FOLK-1001 (boxed) 1975 VW version - John WRIGHT: TOPIC 12-TS-348 1978 Merrick version

BLACKSMITH TOLD ME BEFORE HE DIED, THE - ROUD#10237 - MORGAN 1968: More Rugby Songs p136

BLACKSMITHS - PLEASE MISTER BLACKSMITH - ROBIN TAMSON'S SMITHY - SALLY MUNROE - SMITH'S A GALLANT FIREMAN - TWANKYDILLO - TWO MAGICIANS -- Recordings see SUBJECTS Listing

BLACKSMITH'S CHARM, THE - Hornpipe -- John KELLY (conc): TOPIC 12-TFRS-504 1975

BLACKSMITH'S DAUGHTER, THE - BOLD TROOPER

BLACKSMITH'S FANCY, THE - Reel (D) -- Johnny DOHERTY (fid) rec David Hammond 1975: GAEL-LINN CEF-072-3 1978 dubbed to DAT 2/94

BLACKSMITH'S HORNPIPE, THE - BRISTOL HORNPIPE - MERRY BLACKSMITH

BLACKSMITH'S MANTRAP, THE - "I will tell you a tale for a mug of ale" - ROUD#10723 -
HOWSON 1992: Songs sung in Suffolk pp122-3

BLACKSMITH'S MORRIS - from Daniel Wright's Extraordinary Collection (c1715) - Other tunes from the same collection: CHARLIE'S HORNPIPE - JOHNNY OF THE GREENEY CHESHIRE WAY-- John KIRKPATRICK (mel) & Sue HARRIS (clar): TOPIC 12-TS-295 1976

BLACKTHORN, THE - Reel -- Michael COLEMAN (fid with piano) rec USA 1921-36: VIVA VOCE 004 d/cass 1991 titled "The Real Blackthorn Stick"/ INTREPID [nn] "The Heyday of M C" 1973 with "Green Groves of Erin" - COLEMAN Society Musicians: LEADER LEA-2044 1970 "The Blackthorn Stick" - John LYONS 9mel): TOPIC 12-TS-248 1974 learnt from Joe Cooley of Clare

BLACKTHORN JIG, THE - MAGUIRE 1 #1 p1 (g/D/G) 3pts

BLACKTHORN STICK, THE - Song/ Air - BSs by Such and Sanderson - O'NEILL (not in MOI) DMI #984 (G) - ROCHE 2 #274 p30 (#D)

BLACKTHORN STICK, THE - Jig (G) - ALLAN #3 p2 - BAYARD DTF #444 - BREATHNACH CRE 3 #5 p4 (G) alt: "Coachroad to Sligo" or "Catholic Boys" - COLE #6 p54 "Billy Patterson's Favourite" & #5 p51 "The Boys of Bockhill" - GIBLIN #97 p43 - KENNEDY FTB#3 Jigs pub Mallinson 1997 p4 (G) alt: "Billy Patterson" "Fire on the Mountain" - KERR MM 1 #13 p37 (A) - MOYLAN 2 #327 pp186-7 (A) "The Humours of Bantry" - O'NEILL MOI #711/ DMI #13 "The Humours of Bantry" alt: "Billy Patterson" & "Boys of Bock Hill"- ROCHE 3 #101 p31 "The Fire on the Mountains" alt: "The Humours of Bantry" - WILLIAMSON p75 with note about blackthorn - Cf CATHOLIC BOYS -- Paddy BREEN (vert flute) of Clare rec by PK, London 1952: 078 - McPEAKES (U-pipes) rec by PK, Belfast 1952: 071/ SAYDISC (CD) SDL-416 1996 bef "Saddle the Pony" - Michael COLEMAN (fid & piano) rec Chicago USA 1922-9: 154 - Joe HUTTON (n-pipes): TOPIC 12-TS-227 1974 - ANDERSON Band rec by PK, Orphir, Orkney 1954: RPL 22726/ 064 - GILCURDON Trio, Belfast 1962: RPL LP 28256/ 373 - STEELEYE SPAN Folk Group: ISLAND FOLK 1001 1975 - Bob SMITH'S IDEAL band 1930: TOPIC 12-T-320 1977
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BLACKTHORN TREE, THE
- DRAIGHNEAN DONN

BLACKWALL LINE - BLACK BALL LINE

BLACKWATER - Polkas - TAYLOR 1 p28 "Blackwater No 1" (G) & "Blackwater No 2" (G & C)

BLACKWATER REEL - Reel (G) - COLE #5 p15 - BANKS OF AVONMORE

BLACKWATERSIDE - "One morning fair I took the air" - Squire & fair maid - LAWS #O-1 ABBB 1957 p227 "The Black Water Side" - ROUD#312 - BARING GOULD SOW "Emasculated" version according to Reeves - JFSS 13 p296 col Gambin Basingstoke (4 v) - JFSS 17 p281 coll Butterworth Sussex & Sharp Somerset - HUNTINGTON SOP #811/ MOULDEN pp21-22/ HUNTINGTON 1990 pp461-2 Anne Toner, Draperstown, Co Derry 1939 - REEVES IP 1958 #1 p41 "Abroad as I was walking" - EC 1960 #124 p247 "The Squire and the Fair Maid"- CLAYRE 1968 from Isla Cameron - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #151 p351 Winnie Ryan - TUNNEY SF 1979 p109 Doran version - MacCOLL- SEEGER 1986 p206 from Sheila MacGregor --- THOMPSON PS 1958 pp67-68 Stevens-Douglass Ms NY 1841-56 "The Sailor's Wife's Lament" - PEACOCK NFL 1965 p503 p551 "The Lovely Irish Maid" _- Cf DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE - TODD'S SWEET RURAL SHADE -- Unnamed tinker (Winnie Ryan), rec Puck Fair, Killorglln, Co Kerry 11/8/47: RPL 13383 (part only)/ 015 - Mary DORAN rec by PK, Belfast 24/7/52: RPL 18551 talk bef & aft/ 166 & Paddy DORAN: RPL 18579 (talk aft)/ 168 - Michael CRONIN rec by Alan Lomax 1953 - Paddy TUNNEY: TOPIC TSCD-660 - Bert JANSCH: TRANSATLANTIC TRA-143 1962 - Paddy TUNNEY: TOPIC 12-T-165 1966 - LED ZEPPELIN "Black Mountain Side" (arr Jimmy Page): ATLANTIC 588-171 1969 - Anne BRIGGS (+ gtr): TOPIC 12-T-207 1971 - Peta WEBB: TOPIC 12-TS-223 1973 (Mary Doran version) - Tommy DEMPSEY (voc/ gtr): LEADER LER-2096 1976 - Sandy DENNY: ISLAND HNBY-5301 1985 - Alex CAMPBELL rec by PK, Dartington, Devon 1964: 364 - Pamela MORGAN with FIGGY DUFF (Newfoundland F/ Group) on Radio 2 19/1/89: CASS-0695-C15 - Polly BOLTON (with keyboards & gtr) on Radio 2 1/5/91 CASS-1022

BLACKWATERSIDE - "Tis sweet to stray by the meadows" - ROUD#2696 - JFSS 3 1907 pp36-38 Lucy Broadwood: Bridget Geary, Cappoquin, Co Waterford 1906

BLACKWELL MERRY NIGHT - "Aye lad such a merry night we've had at Bleckell (Blackwell)" - fiddle - dancing - card-playing - ROUD#1529 - JFSS 3 1907 Sydney Nicholson: J W Brown, Carlisle, Cumberland 1905 "Bleckell Murry-Neet" - GREGSON CSB 1980 pp10- 11 from JFSS - FMJ 4:4 1983 pp347-8/ Lucy Broadwood Ms #640 (m/o) - PALMER RVW 1983 pp14-16 Mr Carruthers (m), Carlisle, Cumberland 1906 yext from Robert Anderson

BLADE OF GRASS - comp by Fred Rooke

BLAEBERRRY COURTSHIP, THE - "In the highlands of Scotland there dwells a young man" - DEAN-SMITH title is "The Blaeberries" - LAWS #N-19 BBBA 1957 p212 Note: p226 has discussion about relationship to LIZZIE LINDSAY CHILD Ballad #226 ("Will ye gang to the Highlands?") - ROUD#1888 - BSs "The Highland Laird's Courtship" - FORD VSB 2 1899 pp77-82 (w/o) - STOKOE-REAY SBNE 1899 pp62-63 "The Blaeberries" - DUNCAN Ms W361 M19 (31 v) - GREIG FSNE 1909-14 #43 - GREIG- DUNCAN 4 1990 #852 p318 (15var) - ORD BB 1930 pp190-1 (w/o) - HENRY SOP #193/ HUNTINGTON 1990 pp487-8 Dan Glass, Moyarget, Co Antrim 1927 "The Hielan's o' Scotland" - FMJ 1:2 1966 pp86- 91 Duncan: Mrs Lyall, Skene, Aberdeensh 1907 (m/o)/ Mrs Gillespie 1905 (m/o)/ R Reid, 1908 1v/m/ Greig Ms --- MACKENZIE BSSNS 1928 pp69-73 John Henderson & Alex Sutherland NS (w/o) -- Elizabeth ROBB #338 Strichen, Aberdeensh rec by James M.Carpenter 1929 - Thomas MORAN rec by Seamus Ennis 1954: RPL 22037/ 076 (10v) "Will ye gang to the highlands?"

BLAIR DRUMMOND - Strathspey -- Hector McANDREW (fid)) RPL LP 30952 1967/ 272 aft March "Glengarry Gathering" & bef Reel "Sandy Cameron"

BLAIRGOWRIE - Perthshire -- Alec & Belle STEWART rec by PK & Hamish Henderson in the Berryfields: RTR-1088-1092/ 1125-1137/ 182 - 185

BLAKE'S HORNPIPE -- Alistair ANDERSON (Engl conc) with Tich RICHARDSON (gtr): TOPIC 12-TS-371 1978 with "President Garfield's"

BLAKENEY - Norfolk - YOUNG GIRLS OF BLAKENEY

BLAKENEY BREAKDOWN, THE -- Herbert SMITH (fid) rec by PK, Blakeney 4/11/52: RPL 18706/ 328 "Blakeney Hornpipe" (Lass on the Strand) - OLD SWAN BAND: FREE REED FRR-011 1976

BLAME NOT THE BARD - NED OF THE HILL

BLANCHARD'S HORNPIPE - FISHER'S HORNPIPE - ROXBURGH CASTLE

BLANCHE COMME LA NEIGE (White as snow) -- Anita BEST (Newfoundland): AMBER MUSIC 9804-2 1997

BLANCHLAND RACES - TIMOUR THE TARTAR

BLANN'S BEER - "O BB is the beer for me" - ROUD#1988 - ANDREWS SOD 1979 p49 Michael Blann Ms Upper Beeding, Sussex (w/o)

BLANTYRE EXPLOSION, THE - "By Clydes bonny banks where we sadly did wander - among the deep pit-heaps as evening drew nigh" - Dixon's pit, High Blantyre 1877 - LAWS Q-35 "High Blantyre Explosion" & p291 - ROUD#1014 - LLOYD CAYBM 1952 - McCOLL SS 1953 p146 from Lloyd - MORTON FSU 1970 p9 John Maguire, Tonaydrumallard, Co Fermanagh - MORTON CDGD 1973 p69 Maguire - DALLAS SOT 1974 p204 -- Bob HOLLAND (voc/ guitar) rec by Alan Lomax 1953: 409 & 511 - Jon RAVEN with Nic JONES (guitar) & Tony ROSE (conc): LEADER LER-2083 1973 sung to "Bard of Armagh" tune - Johnny COLLINS & friends: TRADITIONAL SOUND TSR-014 1973 - (John MAGUIRE rec by Robin Morton: MERCIER IRL-11)

BLARNEY PILGRIM, THE - Jig (#D) - FUREY p30 3pts - O'NEILL MOI #1099/ DMI #291 3pts -- Tony FRANKLIN (ocarina) rec by PK, Devon 1975: 124 - Alistair ANDERSON (Engl conc): TOPIC 12-TFRS-501 1974 aft "Dancing Tailor" & "Carolan's Fancy" --- MAGPIE (Washington Folk Group) SMITHSONIAN/ FOLKWAYS FTS- 31061 1978 CASS-0819

BLARNEY ROSES - WHERE THE BLARNEY ROSES GROW

BLARNEY STONE, THE - "Twas on the road to Bandon one morning in July" - Ch: "There's a BS in Kerry - Clare - Wicklow - Kildare - Sligo - Mayo" - words: Cavanagh/ Tune: Margaret Barry - ROUD#4800 - MUNNELLY: Mount Callan Garland pp118-121 from Tom Lenihan, Miltown Malbay, Co Clare -- Margaret BARRY (voc/ banjo) rec by PK, Dundalk, Co Louth 19/8/53: 070/ SAYDISC CD SDL-407 1994/ ROUNDER 11661-1774-2 1998 - TOP RANK 25-020 1960/ SAYDISC SDL-407 1994 - Tom BRANDON, rec Edith Fowke, Ontario, Canada: FOLK LEGACY FSC-10 1962 3v & ch

BLASKET ISLANDS - (off Kerry coast) - BEAUTY DEAS AN OILEAIN (Boat Race)

BLAW - BLOW

BLAXHALL - Suffolk - pub recordings - see under Cyril POACHER & other performers - Geof LING rec by John Howson on Radio 2 16/1/96: CASS-1336

BLAYDON FLATS - Hornpipe (D) - DIXON 1987 p35 by James Hill from KOHLER arr by Laybourn

BLAYDON FEAST - comp Wm Graham (or is this the same as BLAYDON FLATS?) -- Gordon CUTTY (Engl conc) rec by PK, Kelloe, Durham 24/6/54 RPL 20602-3/ 118

BLAYDON FLATS - Clog Hornpipe - KOHLER p66 (D) -- Alistair ANDERSON (Engl conc) Tich RICHARDSON (gtr): TOPIC 12-TS-371 1978

BLAYDON RACES - Tune: "Brighton" - Blaydon is in Co Durham -- Aston (B'ham) Folk Dance Band: TOPIC IMP-S-104 1972 - HIGH LEVEL RANTERS (instr): TOPIC 12-TS-219 1972/ at National Garden Festival, Gateshead on Radio 2 27/7/90 CASS #1034 - THE CHEVIOT RANTERS: TOPIC 12-TS-222 1973 with "Keep your feet still, Geordie, hinny (Darling Nelly Gray)" & "Wherever ye gan yer sure to find a Geordie" - OLD PECULIAR BAND (with calling to dance) on Radio 2 30/10/90/ CASS 60-1014 bef "Madamoiselles from Armentieres"

BLAZE AWAY - March - TONGA

BLAZING STAR OF DRUNG, THE "The first time I saw my love the stormy winds did blow" - ROUD#2945 - HENRY SOP #197b/ HUNTINGTON 1990 p248 Archie McEachran, Bellarena, Co Derry - SHIELDS SRT 1981 p51 Robert Butcher, The Umbra, Co Derry 1961 (European Ethnic SRT-2)

BLAZING TURF FIRE, THE - Jig - O'NEILL MOI#780/ DMI #57

BLEACHER LASSIE FRAE KELVIN HAUGH, THE - "As I went out one summers evening" - Song of True Love - ROUD#3325 - GREIG-DUNCAN 5 1995 #1041 pp433-439 16var 9v/9m - ORD BB 1930 p77 7v w/o - McCOLL: SS 1953 p69 McBeath & others - BUCHAN 101ss 1962 p64 from McBeath/ Hamilton (9v) - CHAPBOOK vol 5 #2 p100 "Older version" coll by Pete Shepeard from John MacDonald (traveller) Perthshire Aug 1965 - see also BRAES OF STRATHBLANE -- Willie MATHIESON, Aberdeenshire rec by Seamus Ennis 1952: RPL 18789 - Jean MATTHEWS rec by Seamus Ennis, Aberdeen 1952: RPL 18785 (8v)/ 261 - Isabel SUTHERLAND with John COLE (harmonica) rec by PK 1959: 062/ with Perry FRIEDMAN (banjo) rec by PK, London: EMI CLP- 1362 1960/ 093/ EFDSS LP-1007 1974 - Mabel SKELTON rec Arbroath Angus 1964: RPL LP 28571 - Dave BURLAND: LEADER LER-2029 1971 - Gordeanna MacCULLOCH: TOPIC 12-TS-226 1973 - Rod PATTERSON RPL Radio 2 31/8/88: CASS-15-0730

BLEACHES SO GREEN, THE - "As I roved out one morning in May - green bushes - spreading her clothes on the BSG"- Song of Unrequited Love - ROUD#2297 - KARPELES FSNFL 1971 #61 pp199-200 Joe Swayle Ewart, Trepassey, Nfl 1930 6v/m

BLEACHING CLOTHES - BRAES OF STRATHBLANE

BLEACHING O THE CLAES, THE - "One morning I wandered - I needna say when" - GREIG-DUNCAN 5 1995 #967 pp91-2 3var 6v/2m

BLEDINGTON - Oxfordshire -- SAYDISC cass SDL-290 1978 "Church Bells of Cotswolds"

BLESS COUNTY MAYO - Tunebook Ms 4/4 (D) #120 p398

BLESS 'EM ALL - World War Song comp Hughes/ Lake -- Ewan MacCOLL (+ guitar & harmonica): TOPIC 12-T-130 1965 - YETTIES: ARGO ZDA-100 1974

BLESSED LAND OF LOVE AND LIBERTY - "I've wandered o'er the desert wide" - ROUD#2049 - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 pp170-171 ships log 1839 (w/o)

BLESSING OF THE FLEET - CHEERING OF THE QUEEN - I TOOK MY LOVE TO THE FAIR

BLESSINGS OF MARY, THE - JOYS OF MARY

BLEST ARE THE SONS OF PEACE - Carol - PICKARD 1926 has version from Puddle valley, Dorset -- Singers at Wool, Dorset 22/12/48: RPL 14661

BLEWITT'S JIG - Miss BLEWITT'S JIG

BLIGHTED LOVER, THE - English adatation of AN SAIGHDIUR TREIGTHE (The Deserted Soldier) -- Paddy TUNNEY: TOPIC 12-TS- 289 1976

BLIGHT OF THE BOUNTY - PACKET SHIP

BLIGHTED FLOWER, THE - "I had a flower in my garden growing" - BSs - WILLIAMS #536 (w/o) - SPRIG OF THYME (?)

BLIGHTED LOVER, THE - SAIGHDIUR TREIGTHE

BLIND, THE - BLINDNESS - WINDOW BLIND

BLIND BEETLES - DIED FOR LOVE

BLIND BEGGAR'S DAUGHTER OF BETHNAL GREEN, THE - "It's of a blind beggar who lost his sight" - LAWS #N-27 ABBB 1957 p217 "The BBD of Bednall Green" - ROUD#132 - CHAPPELL PMOT 1858 1 p158 - DIXON SP 1846 - BELL BSPE 1857 p51-61/271 64v w/o "The BB of Bednall Green" - GREIG-DUNCAN 5 1995 #1061 pp568-9 10v/2m - SHARP-KARPELES CSC 1974 1 pp320-321 Capt Lewis, Minehead, Somerset 1906/ Jim Proll, Monksilver (")/ Mrs Catherine Lawrence, Merriott, Devon 1905 1v/m - SHARP Sel Ed 2 1921 pp37-39 "The BB of Islington" - Schools Series "Ballads" 1919 - JFSS 1:4 1902 pp202-3 Lucy Broadwood: Mr Rugman & Mr Lough, Dunsfold, Sussex 1898 11v/2m "The B Of Bethlem Gn" - WILLIAMS FSUT 1923 p255 #434 David Sawyer, Ogbourne, Wiltsh (w/o) - PURSLOW CL 1972 pp6-7 Gardiner: George Digweed, Micheldever, Hampsh 1906 - ED&S 45:1 1983 p12 Pat McKenzie & Jim Carroll: Michael Mc Carthy, Co Kerry - RUSSELL 1986 SSS Michael McCarthy - McBRIDE FDH 1988 pp32-33 Mary Anne Canny, Dunaff, Co Antrim --- SHARP EFSSA 1917/32 (vol 1 p308) Mrs Effie Chrisom, Cane Branch, Burnsville, NC 1918 - GREENLEAF NFL 1933 #32 p71 (no tune) - EDDY Ohio 1939 p83 - FLANDERS-OLNEY BMNE 1953 p107-9 Charles Fennimore, Ma 1941 - KARPELES NFL 1971 #57 pp188-9 Mrs May McCabe/ Wm Nosworthy 1v/m/ James Walsh 1v/m/ Mrs Augustus James & Mrs Margaret Mullins 1v/m 1929-30 - see SIR ARTHUR AND CHARMING MOLLEE -- Thomas MORAN rec by Seamus Ennis, Mohill, Leitrim, 1954: RPL 22036/ 076 - Walter SEALEY rec by PK, Ash Priors, Somerset 24/1/57: RPL LP 26368/ 405 - Ewan McCOLL: RIVERSIDE RLP-12-629 1956 - Jim O CONNOR Critics Group: ARGO ZFB-60 1967

BLIND CHILD'S PRAYER, THE - "They tell me father that tonight" - ROUD#425 - FUSON BKH 1930 p146 Mrs Louisa Moss, Ky (w/o) "The B Orphan" - HENRY FSSH 1938 pp371-2 Mrs Morrow (c), Ala/ Mrs Franklin, NC 1930 - MORRIS FSOF 1950 pp117-119 Lala Su Smith, Fla (w/o) "The B Girl"

BLIND IRISH GIRL, THE - or "The Pride of Liscaroll" - BS -- Charlie WILLS rec by PK, Bridport, Dorset 29/5/52

BLIND MAN HE CAN SEE, THE - MARROWBONES

BLIND MAN OF CARRICK, THE - to Carolan tune -- FUREYS & Dave ARTHUR: CASS-0958

BLIN' MARE, THE - "I went to the market and there I bought a mare" - ROUD3200 - ED&S 49:2 1981 p2 Maurice Ogg: Mrs Ruth Robinson, Winteringham, Lincolnsh

BLIN' OLD MAN, THE - CUCKOLD SONG

BLIND SAILOR, THE - "Come all ye jolly seamen bold I hope you will attend" - while reefing sail between Gibraltar and England with 4 other sailors he was struck blind when the topgallant mast was struck by lightning - 5 others were washed overboard in the storm - - LAWS #K-6 ABBB 1957 p143 - ROUD#1894 - BSs - MACKENZIE 1928 pp226-7 Harry Sutherland, River John NS (w/o) "By the lightning we lost our sight"- FOWKE SSBNC 1981 pp76-8 Fenwick Hatt Ms c1883 (w/o) - Cf CAPTAIN BURKE

BLIND SOLDIER - WARRIOR'S LITTLE BOY

BLINDNESS - BLIND SAILOR - CAPTAIN BURKE - CASEY THE COWBOY - I SENT A LETTER TO MY LOVE (Children)

BLINKIN ONE-EYED COBBLER, THE - "All you that delight in merriment" - ROUD#8737 - JEWITT Derbyshire 1867 pp119-125 -- "Singer near the Border" #331 rec on Dictaphone cylinders by James M Carpenter 1929-35

BLITHESOME BRIDAL, THE - LET US AWA TO THE WEDDING

BLITZ, THE - MY DARLING SLEEPS IN ENGLAND

BLIVEN'S FAVOURITE - Jig - COLE #4 p68 (G & Gm) - O'NEILL MOI #1016/ DMI #231 (G) "Finerty's Frolic"