BLODAU'R FLWYDDYN - (Flowers of the Year) - "...yw fanwylyd" - words from T.H.Parry-Williams collection "Y Canniedydd Cymreig" (Cambrian Minstrel) 1845 -- Siwsann GEORGE (voc) with Robin Huw Bowen (triple harp): SAYDISC CD-SDL-406 1993

BLOOD - CASEY THE COWBOY (K) - MY MOTHER AND YOUR MOTHER (K) - QUAKER

BLOOD RED ROSES - Sea Shanty - Ch: "Go down you BRR" - ROUD#931 - LOMAX FSNA 1960 p54 from LLoyd & Paul Clayton - SING OUT Reprint vol I p63 - HUGILL 1961 p365 "Bunch of Roses"- HUGILL 1969 p184 - SPIN mag 8/1 1971 p9 from Hugill - KINSEY SOS 1989 pp83-4 -- A L Lloyd (& ch): TOPIC 12-TPS-205 1966 - THE LIVERPOOL SPINNERS rec by PK, 1961: EMI CLP-1500 1962/ 291/ FONTANA STL-5431 1966 - Ian MANUEL (& ch): TOPIC 12-TS-234 1974 - children at San Juan's Girls Government School, San Juan, Trinidad rec by Alan Lomax 1962: ROUNDER CD 1716 1997 "Coming down with a bunch of roses" - Henry LUNDY with David PRYOR (bass) from Andros Island rec by Alan Lomax, Grantstown, Nassau, Bahamas Aug 1935: ROUNDER CD-11661-1822-2 1999 "Come down, you roses" (AAFS 511A1)

BLOOD-STRAINED BANDERS - or Good shepherd, feed my sheep - "If you want to go to Heaven" - Sunday School warning against pitfalls -- Jimmie STROTHERS (voc/ tenor banjo) rec by John A Lomax & Harold Spivacke, Lynn, Va., USA 13/6/36: ROUNDER CD 1500 1997

BLOODY ALMA - BATTLE OF ALMA

BLOODY FIELDS OF FLANDERS, THE - Slow March -- Hamish HENDERSON (cantering) rec by Alan Lomax London 6/3/51 7"RTR-0680/ DAT bef "Reel of Tulloch"

BLOODY GARDENER, THE - "You constant lovers all pray lend an ear" - Bs altern title: "The Shepherd's Daughter Betrayed" - ROUD#1700 - Ballad (not in CHILD) - BSs - Extract in BRAND Pop Antiq 1893 3 p217 - Broadside in Harvard Univ Lib - KARPELES 1971 #25 p111-112 Mrs May McCabe, Nfl 1929 - PEACOCK SNO 1965 pp668-670 Everett Bennett, Nfl -- Martin CARTHY (+fid): B & C PEG-6 1971 & FONTANA STL-5434 1967 from A L Lloyd

BLOODY MILLER - CRUEL MILLER

BLOODY ORKNEY - Second World War Song - DALLAS CW 1972 p178 Ian Campbell set tune to anonymous (?) poem - PAGE 1973 p52 "O Fucking Halkirk" (Caithness) to tune of "So early in the morning" (adapted) -- THE YETTIES: ARGO ZDA-100 1974 - Eddie HALL rec by PK, Dartington Ciderhouse (S) 25/10/74: CASS-60-0553

BLOODY WATERLOO - BANKS OF CLYDE - SLAIN AT WATERLOO

BLOOM BLOOM SO FRESH AND FAIR - GRAINGER ONS#6/ RNS#69 Mrs Wilkinson, Brigg, Lincolnsh 1905

BLOOM OF YOUTH, THE - Reel - O'NEILL MOI #1215/ DMI #492 (G) -- John Mc KENNA (flute) & piano (b Leitrim) rec USA DECCA 1934 CASS-0893 - Seamus TANSEY (flute) accomp Reg HALL (piano): LEADER LEA-2005 1970 with "Lord McDonalds"

BLOOMENFELD -- Gordon CUTTY (Engl Conc) FREE REED FRR-006 1976

BLOOMING CAROLINE - CAROLINE FROM EDINBURGH

BLOOMING HEATHER - WILL YOU GO LASSIE GO?

BLOOMING LAVENDER - SWEET BLOOMING LAVENDER

BLOOMING MEADOWS - Jig - COLE p56 - GLOVER p87 - O'NEILL MOI #917/ DMI #304 alt: "Hag and her praskeen" "Humours of Milltown" -- Bernard O SULLIVAN & Tommy MAHON (conc) Co Clare: TOPIC 12-TFRS-502 1976 with "Mullagh" & "Ballinakill"

BLOOMING ROSE, THE - "She was a blooming rose of England's Isle and a lass of Lancashire" - ROUD#1416 - Bs by John FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Palmer Reprint 2001) - MORTON CDGD 1973 pp136-7 John Maguire, Tonaydrumallard, Co Fermanagh 1970 "The Lass from Glasgow Town" ("Down by the Broomielaw Bridge") - PALMER RS 1977 p262 Phil Tanner --- PEACOCK SNO 1965 p547 (further verses in vol 2) -- Phil TANNER of Llangennith, rec Maud Karpeles, Penmaen Eventide Home, Gower, S Wales 1949: RPL 13387 "Blooming rose of South Wales" / CAEDMON TC-1164/ TOPIC 12-T-196/ EFDSS LP-1005 1968/ 057 & 516 "Swansea Barracks" - Mike WATERSON (with ch): TOPIC 12-TS-332 1977 (A L Lloyd suggested it originates from "The BR of Antrim")

BLOTYN DU, Y - (The Black Spot) - Welsh --Andrew THOMAS rec by Seamus Ennis, Pen Cnwc, Fishguard, Pembrokesh Aug 1953: RPL 21435 052

BLOW AWAY THE MORNING DEW - BAFFLED KNIGHT - NEW MOWN HAY

BLOW AWAY YE MORNING BREEZES - ROUD#1025 - BARING GOULD SOW 1905 pp50-1 Ms#25 from Robert Hard, S.Brent, Devon HFS 1888 - REEVES EC p56 (w/o)

BLOW, BOYS, BLOW - "A Yankee ship came down the river" - Sea Shanty - ROUD#703 - BULLEN-ARNOLD 1914 #35 p29 1v/m - GRAINGER #213 Charles Rosher, Chelsea, London 1907 - SHARP CCh 1914 p55 John Short, Watchet, Somerset - SHAY 1925 p71 (w/o) - HUGILL 1961 p226 2var & 1969 p179-81 - GREIG-DUNCAN 1 p3 - MACKENZIE BSSNS 1928 p264 Daniel Heighton, NS (w/o) -- J S SCOTT rec by James M Carpenter, London 1928: 141 (6 other shantreymen rec) - Stanley SLADE rec by PK, Bristol 1950 - A H RASMUSSEN rec by PK, London 1955: 205 with talk/ 308 A-ROVING 1968 #2 wit talk - USA -- Mike SEEGER with Ewan McColl on ch (ROUNDER C-8001 2 parts) - Noble B. BROWN rec by Helene Stratman-Thomas & Aubrey Snyder, Woodman, Wisconsin 1946 American Library of Congress AAFS-L-26/ CASS-1226 1987- Caribbean - A group of men from Andros Island rec by Alan Lomax, Grantstown, Nassau, Bahamas Aug 1935: ROUNDER CD-11661-1822-2 1999 "When you go to sea" - Walter ROBERTS (chantynman) with 4 crew rec by AL, Newcastle, Nevis July 1962: ROUNDER 1731 2002 "Captain, what for me dinner - Blow, boy, blow"

BLOW HIGH, BLOW LOW - "let the tempests tear" - comp by Charles Dibden 1776 - ROUD#2069 - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 pp256-7 ships log 1847 (w/o)

BLOW HIGH, BLOW LOW - Shanty - "I joined the ship to make a trip" -- George SIMPSON rec by James M Carpenter, Dundee, 1928: 141

BLOW, LIZA, BLOW - POOR LITTLE LIZA

BLOW THE CANDLE IN - "You men and maids attention give - and listen unto me" - ROUD#12827 - Bs incl BG

BLOW THE CANDLE OUT - "There was a young apprentice who went to court his dear" - Seduction Song - LAWS #P-17 ABBB 1957 p257 - ROUD#368 - D'URFEY: 1719-1720 vol 6 p342 "The London Apprentice"- Bs by John FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Roy Palmer Reprint 2001) - SBG vol 1.1 #7 & 8 #149- PETRIE AMOI 1855 1 p.63 m/o - DUNCAN Ms W276 M37 & 39 "The London Apprentice" - GREIG-DUNCAN 4 1990 #788 p137 5var - SHARP Ms W451 M315 - ORD BB 1930 p95 Scot 5v (w/o) - O'LOCHLAINN MISB 1965 #74 pp146-7 - REEVES IP 1958 #27 p104 "The devil's in the girl" (parody) - PINTO-RODWAY 1957 #131 p366 "The London Apprentice" - LOMAX FSNA 1960 p312 English version - SEDLEY 1967 p54 Edgar Button - PURSLOW WS 1968 p14 Gardiner: George Gregory, Hartley Wintney, Hampsh 1907 - FOLK #1 1962 - Folk Song Today #2 1969 p16 - ED&S 33:3 1971 p99 John Brune: Tom Smith, Lingfield, Surrey, 1939 - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #170 p396 Edgar Button 1953 6v/m -- Harry BAXTER rec by Seamus Ennis, Norfolk 1955: RPL 22019 - Edgar BUTTON rec by PK, Leiston, Suffolk 1954: RPL 23100/ 017 & 040/ EMI DLP-7- EG 8288 1960 45 EP - Jimmy GILHANEY (Irish tinker) rec by PK, Scrabster, Sutherland 1955: CAEDMON TC-1143/ TOPIC 12-T-158/ 309 A-ROVING 1968 #3/ ROUNDER 11661-1778-2 p2000 - Ewan McCOLL with "The Ramblers" Skiffle Radio prog 1958 (?) prod by Lomax: Peggy SEEGER, Shirley COLLINS with Bruce TURNER (clar), John COLE (harmonica) 7"RTR#0291/ CASS 30-1276 - Jumbo BRIGHTWELL rec by Tony Engle, Leiston, Suffolk: TOPIC 12-T-261 1975/ TOPIC TSCD-660 - Rowland KELLETT of Leeds rec by PK, London 1963: 209 "When I was in the Army" with tune like "The Lincolnshire (Northamptonshire) Poacher" - Frank PURSLOW & John PEARSE (gtr) rec by PK, London 1960: DOBELL F-LEUT-1/ 219 - THE KINGSTON TRIO: EMI T-14874 1961

BLOW THE MAN DOWN - "As I was a-strolling down Paradise Street" (i e "Ratcliffe Highway") - Shanty - ROUD#2624 - DAVIS-TOZER 1887 #22 - SMITH MOW 1888 p18 - BRADFORD-FAGGE OSC 1904 #2 - WHALL 1910 p93 - BULLER-ARNOLD 1914 #32 p27 1v - GRAINGER #92 Tom Roberts, Chelsea, London 1908/ #212 Charles Rosher, Chelsea, London 1907 - SHARP EFC 1914 #39 p44 "Knock a man down" from John Short, Watchet, Som - SHAY 1925 p45 (w/o) - HUGILL 1961 p203-14 6var & 1969 p177-8 - ED&S 47:2 1985 p14 Carpenter: Richard Warner (w/o) (amalgamated with "Farmer's Curst Wife") - PALMER 1986 OBSS #108 p221 from Williams, NY - DOERFLINGER -- MACKENZIE BSSNS 1928 pp273-4 & p403 Daniel Heighton, NS (w/o) - see "THE THREE CROWS -- Jimmy CRONIN, London & James MONCRIEFF, rec by James M Carpenter , Dundee 1928: 141 (Revised) (10 other shanteymen rec) - Stanley SLADE (with male ch) rec Bristol 1943: RPL 6020 (78)/ RPL LP 6018/ - A H RASMUSSEN rec by PK, London 1955: 205 - Bruce LAURENSEN rec by Pat Shaw, Lerwick, Shetland 1952: RPL 18647 - P E "Jack" CHEESEMAN (of Westerham, Kent) rec by PK, Manor House, London 1960: RTR-0092 (dub) & 0897 (original) - Ralph BARRETT (& ch) rec CSH London 9/4/64 RTR-0409 - Harry CORBETT (& Ch): TOPIC 12-TPS-114 1964 & 205 1966 - Colin WILKIE & Shirley HART: SAGA FID-2090 1967 - THE SHANTEYMEN: ALLEGRO ALL-879 1968 - Bob GRANT at Towersey Festival: ACORN CF-201 1968 - MALCOLM'S INTERVIEW (Inde Pop group with harmonica) Radio 2 8/11/87: CASS-90-0550 -- Australia - Jimmy CARGILL, Australia: LARRIKIN LRK-007 1976 "Radcliffe Highway" Caribbean - Group of men from Andros Island rec by Alan Lomax, Nassau, Bahamas Aug 1935: ROUNDER CD-11661-1822-2 1999 "Roll him along" (AAFS 507B) - USA --- THE ALMANAC SINGERS rec NY 1941-2: PRISM PLATCD 704 2001 - Jeff WARNER & co, Boston, USA: COLLECTOR CL-1928 1977 -

BLOW THE WIND SOUTHERLY - "Blaw the wind southerly, southerly, southerly" - ROUD#2619 - STOKOE-REAY SBNE 1899 pp18-19 New version by John Stobbs -- tune is a slowed down version of Jig: "Kinloch of Kinloch" -- Diana BLACKETT-ORD (N-pipes)): TOPIC 12-TS-227 1974 - Billy BALLANTINE (piccolo) & Jimmy HUNTER (harmonica) rec by PK, Northumberland 1954: 121/ TOPIC 12-T-283 1976/ TOPIC TSCD-669 1998 Northern Dances

BLOW THE WIND WHISTLING - FISHES

BLOW THE WINDS-I-O - BAFFLED KNIGHT - TEN THOUSAND MILES AWAY

BLOW THE WINDY MORNING - BAFFLED KNIGHT

BLOW YE THE WINDS -- Tommy MAKEM (with whistle) & Eric WEISBERG (gtr/banjo): TRADITION TLP-1044 1961

BLOW YE WINDS IN THE MORNING - "Tis advertised in Boston" - Great Lakes Sea song or Shanty - ROUD#2012 - GRAINGER #155 Charles Rosher, Chelsea, London 1906 - HUGILL 1961 p219 3var - PALMER OBSS 1986 #118 p240 from A L Lloyd - HUNTINGTON SWS 1964 pp42-6 ships log 1859 (w/o) - THE RAM SONG (Skipton, Yorksh "Tup") using this tune - MERMAID (Alf Peachey) using first words of chorus -- THE ALMANAC SINGERS rec NY 1941-2: PRISM PLATCD 704 2001 - THE LIVERPOOL SPINNERS on Radio 2: 28/12/88: CASS-60-0547

BLOWING SANDS - comp by Alan Bell - song about people & events in the Fylde-Blackpool area of Lancashire -- TAVERNERS: LEADER LER- 2080 1973

BLOWING (blawin) WILLIE BUCK'S HORN - KATIE BIRDIE (K)

BLOWZABELLA - "my bouncing Doxie" - Duologue about uneasy wedlock - D'URFEY 1698-1720 I p190 "Pastorella" Italian song orig - MOSS: Ballad Opera Songs 1 1970 pp139-143

BLUE AND THE GREY, THE - (or JASON AND JOHNNY) - (comp by R) -- RUSSCO rec by PK, Soundpost Studios, Dartington Ciderhouse, Totnes, Devon 5/11/75: 094

BLUE BLAZING BLIND DRUNK - "O for whisky I ne'er was a lover" - McCOLL-SEEGER 1986 p253 (3v) from Sheila Macgregor (daughter of Belle Stewart) -- Cilla FISHER (unacc): TOPIC 12-TS-405 1979

BLUE BONNETS, THE - "March march Ettrick & Teviotdale" - Bs by FORD of Chesterfield 1830s (Palmer Reprint 2001) - OVER THE BORDER (Jig)

BLUE BONNET'S HORNPIPE, THE - ORANGE AND BLUE

BLUE COCKADE, THE - WHITE COCKADE

BLUE DIAMOND MINES -- Jean RITCHIE with 2 gtrs: LONDON (SIRE) SES 97014 [nd]

BLUE EYED ELLEN - FLORELLA

BLUE EYED GIRL - "I don't want a - all I want's a blue-eyed gal"- American Mountain Dance Song -- KINGSTON TRIO: EMI T-1474 1961 adapted words

BLUE EYED LASSIE - Reel - COLE p7 (D)

BLUE EYED LOVER, THE - "O once I had a BEL and he thought this world of me - until one day he found another and then he thought no more of me - give me the ring from off your finger and the locket from round your neck - I'm going to give it to the one I fancy" - McCOLL-SEEGER 1977 p207-8 who regarded it as a version of "Go and leave me if you wish it" with verses from "Fond Affection" and chorus from "Cottage By The Sea" - BROWN NC 1952-62 II p347-8 "Fond affection" - RANDOLPH 1946-50 IV p160-1 says: composed by C A White publ Boston 1868 -- Carolyne HUGHES (gypsy) rec by PK, nr Blandford, Dorset 19/4/68: 7"RTR-0120/ CASS-45-1245/ 143 (2v only)

BLUE EYED MARY - "As I roved out" or "As I walked out" - ROUD#3230 - HENRY SOP #785/ HUNTINGTON 1974 p399 John McNeill, Knockmult, Co ? 1938 "My Darling BEM" -- LIVYERE 2:1 pp19-20 -- Dorman Ralph, rec by Kenneth Goldstein, St Johns, Nfl Aug-Oct 1982 "Charming BEM"

BLUE-EYED MARY FULLER - IRISH HOP POLE PULLER

BLUE EYED STRANGER, THE - "One night the North wind did blow" - Bs by Thomnas FORD of Irongate, Chesterfield 1830s (Roy Palmer Reprint 2001) p109 - POOR BUT HONEST SOLDIER

BLUE EYES - American dance-song - see also THINKING TONIGHT -- Ed PROFITT (Appalachian dulcimer instr), rec by Frank & Anne Warner, N C, 1959: 927

BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN -- Mick FOSTER (acc/gui/voc) & Tony ALLEN (gui/voc): RITZ London LC-0012/ CASS-0955

BLUE FLAME, THE - ROSEMARY LANB

BLUE GENTIAN WALTZ, THE -- Chris DRONEY (conc): TOPIC 12-TFRS-503 1975

BLUE HAIRED BOY, THE - "He's gone for ever more - plant a bunch of whistlers on his grave" - American Nonsense Song - BSs - ROUD#1411 -- Horton BARKER, blind singer, Virginia: FOLKWAYS FA-2362 1962 (6v) "Blue-haired Jimmy"

BLUE HANDKERCHIEF - BONNY BLUE HANDKERCHIEF

BLUE MEADOW, THE -- Paddy BREEN (voc & tin-whistle): TOPIC TSCD 657 2000 "Fun & frolics"

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE - BALLAD OF BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE

BLUE MUSLIN - MADAM (Keys of Canterbury etc)

BLUE NOSE - Whaling Song -- THE LIVERPOOL SPINNERS (voc +gtr & harmonica): FONTANA FJL-505 1966

BLUE RIBBON, THE - Polka - CRANITCH #44 p0142 (G)

BLUE ROOM, THE - comp by Richard Rodgers -- RONSTEDZ SWING JAZZ rec by PK, Totnes Devon 1979: 251

BLUE STOCKING, THE - Jig - KENNEDY FTB#3 Jigs pub Mallinson 1997 p4 (G) - Tunebook Ms #27 p344 (G)

BLUE SUEDE SHOES - (popularised by Elvis Presley) -- DEIGHTON Family on Concert Hall Radio 2 16/3/89: CASS-90-0715

BLUE SUNSET - comp by GM 1961 about pollution - "smoke from tall sooty chimneys drifts over the amber Tees bay" - see also THE BANKS OF TEES -- Graeme MILES (+ whistling & gtr): 222-C90

BLUE TAIL FLY, THE - SO EARLY IN THE MORNING

BLUE VIOLETS - Hornpipe (A/E) - COLE #4 p118 Clog H - KERR MM 2 #363 p40 "Blue Violit" (sic)- KENNEDY FTB 1998 #14 p6

BLUE YOW, DA - Shetland Descriptive Tune by Fredaman Stickle about a quarrel between two women over an unusually coloured female sheep -- Bill SANDISON (fid) rec Lerwick Shetland 22/1/49: RPL 13200/ rec by Pat Shaw, Unst, Shetland 1952: 068 - Tom ANDERSON & AlY BAIN (fids) with Violet TULLOCH (piano): TOPIC 12-TS-379 1978 with "Freddy's Tune" - BOYS OF THE LOUGH: LOUGH-CD-006 1994 aft "Cold Nights o' Winter" (air) & bef "Spirit of Whiskey"

BLUEBELL AND PRIMROSE LINE, THE - THEY'VE GONE AND CLOSED OUR RAILWAY

BLUEBELL HORNPIPE - KERR MM 3 #343 p37 (G)

BLUEBELL POLKA, THE - said to be composed by F Stanley - ANON 1972: Song of Scotland p42 Words: Paddy Roberts - KERR 1 #14 p51 3pts (G/D/C) - KENNEDY FTB 1954 2 p27/ 1994 #122 p31 -- Jimmy SHAND (mel & guitar): 361 - Gypsies step-dancing to recording by Jimmy Shand, Friday Bridge, Wisbech, Cambridgesh 23/7/56: 5"RTR-0978-9/ 423 - BULWER Band, Norfolk 1962: TOPIC 12-T-296 1976 - Gordon CUTTY (Engl Conc) FREE REED FRR-006 1976 - FAIRLANDS FAMILY BAND rec by Dave Byrne, Cheddar, Somerset: cass 1980 - Mick FOSTER (acc) & Tony ALLEN (gui): RITZ London nn/ CASS-0957 1985

BLUEBELLS, THE - Reel - BREATHNACH CRE 2 #227 p118 (D) - GIBLIN 1933 #4 p12 (Em)

BLUEBELLS, DUMMY SHELLS - "Eevy Ivy Over" - Children's skipping & rope-rocking - see also IN AND OUT THE DUSTY BLUEBELLS -- rec by Damian Webb, St Johns Juniors, Workington 1960: 4/14/ & 9/9/ 197 #8 & #26 "Bluebells - dummy shells" - rec by Alan Lomax, Norton Park School, Edinburgh 1952: 181 (2 takes with descr of game) "Bluebells Dummy Shells" including "Charlie Chaplin went to France"

BLUEBELLS OF SCOTLAND, THE - "Where, tell me where, has my highland laddie gone?" tune used for SINGING SCHOOL (Shape-note hymn) - KERR Duet arr (?) - Tunebook Ms 2/4 (G) #5 p172 - WESTROP #77 p27 (G) Country Dance -- Bob SMITH'S IDEAL Band rec 1930: TOPIC 12- T-320 1977 - CORRIES: EMI SCX-6511 1972 - Johnny DOHERTY (fid) rec by PK, Carrick, Co Donegal, 1953: 370/ David Hammond 1975: GAEL-LINN CEF 072-3 1978/ dubbed to DAT 2/94 with BREAKDOWN - CORRIES: WAVERLEY 258-06-944/ CASS-60-0991

BLUEBIRD - "Here comes a bluebird through my window - door" - Kids Ring Dance - RITCHIE GC 1965 pp161-2 explanation - OPIE SG 1985 #97 pp364-5 -- rec by Jean Ritchie, Norton Park School, Edinburgh 20/3/49: RPL 13869/ / rec Alan Lomax, Edinburgh 1952 181 - rec by James Ritchie 1953: RPL 19925 - Pat ELLIOTT rec by Peggy Seeger & Ewan McColl, Birtley, Durham: 785# 03b & 08/ FOLKWAYS FG-3565 1962 "Comes a little bluebird" ---Mike & Peggy SEEGER (ROUNDER C-8001 2pts "American Folksongs for Children" 1987/ CASS-1225 "Little bird, little bird"

BLUEGRASS - Bill MUNROE BLUEGRASS BOYS - GLEN'S CHIMES - JOHNSON'S OLD GREY MARE - OLD JOE CLARK - PINE COUNTY BREAKDOWN - TRAIN 117 - UNCLE BEN - WHOA MULE -- Recordings see MUSIC-TYPES Listing

BLUES - Performers: Texas ALEXANDER - Eddie ANTHONY - Louis ARMSTRONG - Casey BILL - Barbecue BOB - Big Bill BROONZY - Liza BROWN - BUTTERBEANS & SUSIE - Leroy CARR - Bo CARTER - Laughing CHARLIE - Martha COPELAND - Dusky DAILEY - Champion Jack DUPREE - Blind Boy FULLER - Cleo GIBSON - Emery GLEN - Lilian GLINN - Bertha Chippy HILL - Son HOUSE - Peg Leg HOWELL - Mississippi John HURT - Elmore JAMES - Blind Lemon JEFFERSON - Ann JOHNSON - Lonnie JOHNSON - Robert JOHNSON - Little Hat JONES - Maggie JONES - LEADBELLY - J B LENOIR - John LITTLEJOHN - Cripple Clarence LOFTON - Kansas Joe McCOY - Brownie McGHEE - Blind Willie McTELL, - Magic Sam MAGHETT- Big MAYBELLE - Memphis MINNIE - Little Brother MONTGOMERY - Whistling Alex MOORE - Buddy MOSS - George NOBLE - Sylvestor PALMER - Charlie PATTON - Mooch RICHARDSON - Otis RUSH - Roosevelt SCOTT - Johnny SHINES - Bumble Bee SLIM - Bessie SMITH - Clara SMITH - Faber SMITH - Willie Lontime SMITH - Otis SPANN - Victoria SPIVEY - Roosevelt SYKES - Sonny TERRY - Joe TURNER - Curly WEAVER - Peetie WHEATSTRAW - Bukka WHITE - Henry WILLIAMS - Joe WILLIAMS - Sonny Boy WILLIAMSON -- Recordings - see MUSIC-TYPES Listing

BLUES - Titles: A GOOD FRIEND IS HARD TO FIND - ALL IN AND OUT - - BARCELONA BLUES (Adge Cutler) - BIG REASON - BLACK BETTY - CARTER'S BLUES - CHERRY BALLS - CLYDESDALE MILL - CORRINA, CORRINA - COUNTRY - DANGEROUS BLUES - DARLING COREY - DAVISON-WILDER - DEEP ELM - DRAG QUEEN BLUES (Richard Digance) - EAST VIRGINIA - EMPTY POCKET - FARM LAND - FAREWELL BLUES - FARMLAND BLUES - FRED McDOWELL'S - FREIGHT TRAIN - GERMANY BLUES - GRAVEYARD BLUES - I'M GONNA LIVE ANYHOW TILL I DIE - IF IT'S ALL NIGHT LONG - K C MOAN - LIMEHOUSE - LONESOME - LONG DISTANCE CALL - LOST BOY - LOW DOWN DIRTY - MAIL DAY BLUES - MAMA LUCY - MILWAUKEE - MINGLEWOOD - MISSISSIPPI - MULESKINNER BLUES - O LORD BERTA BERTA - ONE DIME BLUES - PINEGROVE - RAILROAD - ROLLED AND TUMBLED - St LOUIS - SAN FRANCISCO BAY BLUES - STACKOLEE BLUES - TALKING FOLKCLUB BLUES - TRENCH BLUES - WEEPING WILLOW - WHITE HOUSE - TRAVELLING RIVERSIDE BLUES - WORRIED MAN - Recordings see MUSIC-TYPES Listing

BLUES IN A BOTTLE -- Pete COOPER (v/fid) with Holly TANNEN rec Concert Hall Radio 2: 17/5/82: CASS-0415

BLUEY BRINK - "There once was a shearer - a terror for drink - sulphuric acid with never a wink" - ROUD#3317 - EDWARDS Overlander Songbook 1982 p257/ Great Australian Folksongs 1991 p32 -- A L LLOYD: TOPIC 12-T-51 1960 - Martin WYNDHAM-READ: ARGO ZFB-82 1973 - Cathie O'SULLIVAN (v/ banjo): LARRIKIN LRD-9012 1981

BLUNT, Janet Heatley - Cotswold collector - Obituary see JEFDSS 1951 p105

BLUSHING - RED EARS (K)

BLYTHE AND BONNY SCOTLAND - PAISLEY OFFICER

BLYTHSOME BRIDAL, THE - Triple Jig - WILSON p27 "Scotch"

BO LAMKIN - or BOAB LAMKIN - FALSE LAMKIN

BOARDING HOUSES - CARRICK-ON-SUIR - LODGING HOUSE - PADDY WEST

BOARS HEAD CAROL, THE - Queen's College, Oxford -- The DRUIDS: ARGO ZFB-22 1970 & DPA 132 1971 Reading Guild's not Oxford Latin version - THE TEES-SIDE FETTLERS: TRADITIONAL SOUND TSR-016 1974

BOASTING - BRAGGING MAN (reel) - HAVE YOU ANY BREAD OR WINE? (K) - SALLY BUCK - WE ARE THE BARK EAST BOYS - WE ARE THE BOYS - WE ARE THE MERCY GIRLS - WE ARE THREE WEE GALLUS GIRLS - WE THREE KINGS OF ORIENT ARE

BOAT, A BOAT UNTO THE FERRY - Round - ROUD#2639 - GRAINGER #409 Mrs F W Bulcock, Brisbane, Australia 1926

BOAT PULLING or HAULING SONG - Recordings see SUBJECTS Listing

BOAT RACE - UP AND DOWN THE RIVER

BOAT SONG - coll by Pat Shaw from John Stickle Shetland -- HOME BREW Radio 2 10/5/89: CASS 10-0741

BOAT THAT FIRST BROUGHT ME OVER, THE - "They told me England was the place" - ROUD#3097 - MORTON FSU 1970 p29 "That dang boat that first" - MOULDEN TAS 1994 p24 "The boat that took me over" from Fergus Woods, Belfast (mentions Jefferson Square) -- Thomas MORAN rec by Seamus Ennis, Mohill, Co Leitrim 1954: RPL 22015/ CAEDMON TC-1162/ TOPIC 12-T-194/ 512

BOATIE ROWS, THE - "Weel may the BR an muckle may she speed" - "mackerel in the creel" - Scots Fishing Song & Dance-tune - ROUD#3095 - Burns says comp by John Ewen (1741-1821) - JOHNSON SMM 1896 5 p438 - MOFFAT MS - McCOLL SS 1953 p156 from Johnson - PALMER 1983 OBSS §77 p169 from Johnson SMM -- Jessie MURRAY rec by Alan Lomax, Portknockie, Banff 1951: 7"RTR-0679/ DAT/ RPL 21531/ CAEDMON TC-1162/ TOPIC 12-T-194/ 515 - Bob SMITH'S IDEAL Band rec 1930: TOPIC 12-T-320 1977

BOATIE ROWS, THE - Strathspey/ Reel - COLE #8 p127 (G) Strathspey - HAYWOOD #13 p37 (D) Country Dance - KERR MM 3 #211 p24 (A) Highland

BOATMAN, THE - Scottish Air - BOWEN p16 (Em)

BOATMAN, BOATMAN - LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER

BOATMAN TO MY TRADE - JACK WILLIAMS

BOATMAN'S DANCE, THE - KERR MM 2 #399 p45 - used for Lancashire Morris -- Guy CARAWAN (with banjo): 919/ Guy CARAWAN (voc/gtr) & Peggy SEEGER (gtr) rec by PK: EMI CLP 1174 1958/ 942 - Franklin GEORGE (banjo) SAYDISC Matchbox SDM-229 1972 "Boatsman" - Sara GREY (banjo with group): RPL 2 Radio 24/10/90/ CASS-60-1015 from F George bef "June Apple" - Tufty SWIFT (mel) with Alan & Sue HARRIS: FREE REED FRR-017 1977

BOAT RACE - BEAUTY DEAS AN OILEAIN (Gaelic)

BOATS - see also CANALS - ROWING - SHIPS -- FEARLESS MARINER - HELEN AND HER STEAMBOAT (K) - NANCY DILL - SITTING IN THE STERN - TAR THE YAWL (K) -- Recordings see SUBJECTS Listing

BOATSMAN (BOSUN) AND THE CHEST, THE - TAILOR IN THE TEACHEST

BOATSWAIN (BOSUN) - JACK WILLIAMS - TAILOR IN THE TEA-CHEST

BOB AND JOAN - Song & Morris dance-tune - SHARP Morris Dance notes 2 94 -- William WELLS (fid with dancers) rec by PK, Bampton, Oxfordsh 1951: 384 "Bobbing Around" - Jim BUCKINGHAM (mel) rec by PK, Bampton 1955: 384 - Wilf DARLINGTON (fid) & Bernard WRIGLEY (conc): TOPIC-12-TS 211 1971 - "SON OF MORRIS ON": EMI-2012 1976 "Bob & Joan" - John KIRKPATRICK with Sue HARRIS, Martin CARTHY, Martin BRINSFORD & Fi FRASER: "Plain Capers" Morris Dances from the Cotswolds: FREE REED FRR-010 1976 from Leafield or Field Town, Oxfordsh & "Bobbing-a-Joe" (from Wheatley, Oxfordsh)

BOB AND JOAN - Triple Jig - BREATHNACH CSE 1 #63 p27 see notes for words of song - Tunebook Ms (D) #51 p19 written in 3/4 time - ROCHE 2 #345 p61 (G) - WILLIAMSON p49 "Boban John" from Petrie 4th Coll 1796 - WILSON p28 "Bobbing Joan (Triple jig) or "Love and Whiskey" "Old English" -- Anthony & Carole ROBB (N-pipes), Colin ROSS (fid),Alistair ANDERSON (Engl conc): TOPIC 12-TS-278 1978 "Bob & Jone" aft "Green Breckons"

BOB AT THE BOWSTER - BABBITY BOWSTER (K)

BOB CRANKY'S ADIEU - "Farewell, farewell, my comely pet" - words by John Selkirk/ air by Thomas Train - ROUD#3148 - STOKOE-REAY SBNE pp88-9

BOB CRANKY'S SIZE SUNDAY - "Ho'way and aw'll sing thee a tune, man" - words by John Selkirk & air by Thomas Train - ROUD#3146 - STOKOE-REAY SBNE pp88-9

BOB JOHNSTONE'S REEL - KOHLER 1 p19 (A)

BOB JOHNSTONE'S STRATHSPEY - KOHLER 1 p18 (A) to be followed by Reel

BOB OF DUMBLANE - "Lassie lend me your braw hemp heckle" - ROUD#806 - HERD AMSS 1776 2 pp22-23 (w/o)

BOB O' FETTERCAIRN, THE - Reel (G) - BALMORAL p5 - HONEYMAN p13 - KERR MM 1 #3 p24 - KAIL AND KNOCKIT CORN

BOB RIDLEY-O - "White folks, I's just going to sing you a ditty" - cotton-picking - Minstrel Song by Charles White - ROUD#753 - Oliver Ditson: Minstrel Songs Boston 1886 4v - BAYARD DTF 1982 #32 p30 Fife tune --- GREIG-DUNCAN 8 2002 #1898 p330 (1v/ch/m) ("I came away right over the mountain")- WILLIAMS FSUT 1923 p224 (Ms#48) John Sutton, Arlington, Gloucestersh 8v (w/o) -- John McDONALD (unac) rec by PK, Pitgaveny, Elgin, Moraysh: 061 "Old Bob Bristle" - Bill CAMERON (Senior) rec by PK, St Marys Scilly 21/11/56: RPL LP 23654/ 217 - Sam LARNER rec by Philip Donellan, Winterton, Norfolk 1959: RPL 26076/ 139 with talk, mention of stepping & how he won singing prize at a singing contest at Lerwick in Shetland in 1907 / TOPIC 12-T-244 1974 "Young BR-O" - Mary Ann Carolan rec by Roly Brown, Drogheda, Co Louth c1982: TOPIC 12-TS-362/ TSCD- 657

BOB TAILED MARE, THE - "Of all the horses in the merry green wood" - bears the bells away - ROUD#1384 - BROADWOOD ECS 1893 Surrey 1901 Mr Hoare, Houghton, Sussex 1901 "The Carter's Health" - JFSS 1:4 1902 p219 Lucy Broadwood: Mr Hoare 1v/m - JFSS 7 1905 #20 p327 has note referring to a cante-fable version in Bell's Nursery Rhymes with chimes 1863

BOB VAIL WAS A BUTCHER BOY - "Now old BV -" - ROUD#2760 - CREIGHTON FSSNB 1971 p148 Wm Ireland NB 1954-60

BOB WITH THE ONE HORN - 4-bar Reel/ Highland - KERR MM 4 187 p21 (G)

BOB WITH THE TWO HORNS - 4-bar Reel/ Highland - KERR MM 4 #188 p21 (G)

BOBBIE - BOBBY

BOBBIN WINDER'S SONG, THE - "Manny Jill were upper class - Bertie wed a weaver's lass" tune is first part of "Rakes of Malo" - Cf DOFFIN MISTRESS - SANDY'S MILL (same tune too)-- Essie DEAN - rec by Sam Richards: FOLKWAYS FE-38553 1981/ CASS- 1292

BOBBIN' AROUND - "On August last on one fine day" - Joss - making hay - Patience - ROUD#1389 - DEARNLEY SCFS 1967 p2 Lily Burgess, Mollington, Chesh

BOBBING AROUND - Morris & Country Dance tune 2/4 - WESTROP #65 p23 (c) Country Dance - see BOB AND JOAN - BOBBING ALONG - GEORGE RIDLER'S OVEN -- Billy WELLS (fid) rec EFDSS London studio 20th Dec 1936 OEB-377-8/ TOPIC TSCD 659 1998/ with dancers rec by Douglas Cleverdon, Bampton, Oxfordsh Whitmonday 1943: RPL 6496 (78)/ TOPIC TSCD 666

BOBBING FOR EELS - JACKSON'S BOTTLE OF BRANDY (Jig)

BOBBY BINGO - BINGO

BOBBY, CAN YOU RUN, RUN, RUN? - "you're old and beat and done done done- you are a disgrace-grace-grace - run, Bobby, give us all a chase" - Children's rhyme -- Dominic BEHAN of Dublin: TOPIC 12-T-41 1959

BOBBY CASEY'S - Reel - SULLIVAN 3 #59 p24 (D)

BOBBY SHAFTO - "BS's gone to sea - silver buckles on his knee" - Shafto family lived in Durham City - ROUD#1359 - HALLIWEWLL NR & NT 1843 #161 p42 "Wooley Foster" - STOKOE-REAY SBNE 1899 pp12- 13 "B Shaftoe" - HOLST-RVW YOL 1961 p5 Mr Thompson, Dunstan, Northumberland 1906 "Willy Foster" - PALMER RVW 1983 pp118-119 Mr Thompson - see ELSIE MARLEY - NANCY DAWSON - Tune used for Huddersfield version of IN AND OUT THE DUSTY BLUEBELLS - see also JOHNNY MILLER'S GONE TO SEA -- Ernest PEACHEY (aged 11) rec Alan Lomax & PK, Thornley, Durham 1953: 409 & 515 - Isla CAMERON with Jack ARMSTRONG (N-pipes) rec by PK, London: CONCERT HALL SVSC-2339 1970/ 330

BOBBY SHAFTO - Reel - KENNEDY FTB 1 1951 p26/ 1994 #107 p28 (2nd Setting) - Tunebook Ms R049 p284 "The Humours of Castlecombe" - O'NEILL MOI #1385/ DMI #629 (G) "The Belfast Lasses" - BAYARD DTF #176 -- W J STAFFORD (N-pipes) rec 22/10/49: RPL 14010 (Pipe version) - Jack ARMSTRONG (N-pipes solo) rec Newcastle 1950: RPL 14983/ SAYDISC SDL-252 1972 aft "Buy Broom Besoms" & bef "Swanee River" - R KENWORTHY-SCHOFIELD (3 hole pipe & tabor) rec by PK, London: 325

BOBBY WEARS THE HOWARD'S BADGE - comp by GM 1972 - song about the Ulster crisis - see also TOMMY -- Graeme MILES (v/ gtr): 224

BODENSTOWN CHURCHYARD - ROWLANDSTOWN

BODHRAN, THE - Irish name for hand-drum or Stick & riddle-drum - Article by Nicholas Driver in ED&S mag 40/1 1978 p15 - English discovery of riddle drums common in Dorset & Wiltshire in 1950 by Peter Kennedy pre-dates the first observation of a similar tradition in Ireland in the early 1960s which led to this drum becoming a so-called "Irish National Instrument" -- Recordings see INSTRUMENTS Listing

BODMIN - Cornwall -- BREWER LADDIE -- TOPIC TSCD-666 1998

BODMIN TOWN - "In BT there lived a maid" - dressed in ribbons - flowers - ROUD#1705 - BARING GOULD GCS 1895 pp70-71 Ms#188 Wm Nicholls, Whitchurch, Devon HFS 1891 - BG-HITCHCOCK FSWC pp62-3 Wm Nicholls

BODY HE CAME WITH ME, THE - ROGUEY

BODY SNATCHER'S TRADE, THE - "Come listen awhile and a story I will tell" - Ch "Fol-de-riddle" - ROUD#1196 - Essex Review #51 July 1942 Alfred Hills: Joe Tracey - OCCOMORE-SPRATLEY B&B 1979 pp19-20 text only from Essex Review

BODY SNATCHING - see also BURKERS (Burke & Hare) -- Recordings see SUBJECTS Listing

BOER WAR - RAZORS IN THE AIR - SOLDIERS OF THE GREEN - WAGON LOAFERS -- Recordings see SUBJECTS Listing

BOG AN LOCHAINN - (Water Cuzell) - sung in Skye - also Strathspey -- Mike Mc DOUGALL (fid) with Marie Mc LELLAN (piano) rec by John Shaw, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada: TOPIC-12-TS 354 1978 with other strathspeys & reels

BOG AN LOCHAN - Strathspey - BOWEN p45 (Em ends D)

BOG BRAON DON tSEANDUINE -- O BOYLE Family: CEOLTA GAEL OSS-2 1971 on d/cass 0938-C60

BOG DEAL BOARD, THE - CLAR BOG DEIL

BOG DOWN IN THE VALLEY-O - TREE SONG

BOG OF ALLEN - Jig - MAGUIRE 1 #25 p7 (G/Am)

BOG OF GIGHT, THE - Strathspey (A) - HONEYMAN p19 "The Bog of Giht" - KERR MM 2 #11 p4

BOGEND HAIRST, THE - "I sheared my first hairst at Bogend" - ROUD#3090 - ORD BB 1930 p268 (w/o) to tune of "Linton Lowrie" (BARNYARDS OF DELGATY)

BOGEY AT THE WELL - BWGAN Y FFYNON

BOGEYMEN - AS I WAS IN THE KITCHEN (K) - BWGAN Y FFYNNON (Bogey at the well) - I LIKE COFFEE (Black man) - MOTHER IN THE KITCHEN (K) - WHEN I LEFT SCHOOL ("Boogie")

BOGHEAD CREW, THE - "It's in the year 1870 on August the 13th day" - Bothy Ballad located at Longside west of Peterhead - ROUD#5406 - GREIG FSNE #3 - DUNCAN 3 #409 (4var) -- John STRACHAN rec by Alan Lomax & Hamish Henderson, Fyvie, Aberdeenshire 16/7/51: RPL 21531/ 066/ ROUNDER 82161-1835-2 2002

BOGIE - REEL OF BOGIE

BOGIE BANKS - "As I cam in by BB - met on the banks o Bogie" (or "Boggie") - ROUD#6768 - GREIG-DUNCAN 5 1995 #948 pp32-33 6v/2m

BOGIE'S BONNY BELLE - "As I gaed doon to Huntley toon" - Bothy Ballad with seduction theme, prob comp by George Riddel of New Deer - ROUD#2155 - GREIG FSNE 1909-14 #28-30 - FORD VS 1900 p265 "Adieu to Bogieside" - BRUNE RS 1960 p35 from George Murray, Aberdeen & Belle Stewart (9v) - KENNEDY FSBI 1975 #340 p766 Jimmy McBeath 1956 10v/m - CHAPBOOK vol 2 #6 p7 Davie Stewart - Songs & Ballads sung at Blaiirgowrie Festival Aug 11967 - McCOLL-SEEGER 1986 p233 Frank Kelby via Belle Stewart - DOUGLAS: "Come gie's a song" pp86-7 -- Jimmy McBEATH rec by Seamus Ennis, Banffsh 1952: RPL 18130/ rec by Alan Lomax, London 14/11/53: ROUNDER 82161-1834-2 2002/ 031 & 059/ TOPIC 12-T-303 1978/ CASS-0193 - Davie STEWART (v/acc) rec by PK 1952/ CAEDMON TC-1142/ TOPIC 12-T-157/ 180 - Belle STEWART rec by PK, Blairgowrie 1954: 184/ rec by Isabel Sutherland: 7"RTR-1211/ CASS-0966-7 - Ethel FINDLATER rec by PK, Dounby, Orkney 1955/ 7"RTR-0690 rec by Ernest Marwick 1967 "Auld Bogie o Carnie" - Jane STEWART: TOPIC 12-T- 179 1968 - Archie FISHER: TRANSATLANTIC XTRA-1070 1968 - Finbar & Eddie FUREY TRANSATLANTIC TRA-191 1969 - Jake WALTON (voc/ gtr & A-dulc): LEADER LER-2094 1976 - Robin DRANSFIELD (voc/ gtr): FREE REED FRR-018 1977 - (Joe AITKEN: SLEEPYTOWN SLPY-CD-006 'Bothy Songs & Ballads of N.E. Scotland 2')

BOGIESIDE - ADIEU TO BOGIESIDE

BOGLE, Eric - Australian Singer Songmaker -- TOPIC 12-TS-437 1985 with John MUNRO & Brent MILLER "When the wind blows"

BOHEMIAN WALTZ, THE - Tunebook Ms (G) 3 pts #88 p481

BOIL THE BREAKFAST, EARLY - Reel - O'NEILL (not in MOI) DMI #789 alt: "The Wild Irishman" "Court her along the road" - SULLIVAN 1 p20 (C with F#) 3pts "Boil the beefsteak, Early" -- Leo ROWSOME (U-pipes) rec Dublin 1937-8 with "Heather Breeze" - Seamus TANSEY (flute) & Eddie CORCORAN (whistle): TOPIC 12-T- 184 1969 -- Micho RUSSELL of Doolin Co Clare (whistle) rec by Edward Harber & Bill Ochs PWCD 80001 1995/ 155 withtalk about Capt O Neil & Sgt Early

BOIL THEM CABBAGE DOWN - "Bile dem cabbage down" - ROUD#4211 - SCARBOROUGH OTNF 1925 pp168-9 - BROWN NCFL 3 p519 - Cf THE SQUIRREL

BOILED BEEF AND CARROTS - Music Hall Song popularised by Harry Champion -- SAYDISC SDL-232 1972 (cassette): Penny Piano

BOILED GOAT'S MILK - Jig - O'NEILL MOI #884/ DMI #135 (G)