Child Ballads

~ Series

Works

# Work Writers Artists ISWC Type Lyrics Languages Attributes Rating
1 The Three Sisters (aka Riddles Wisely Expounded / The Devil's Nine Questions / Juniper, Gentle and Rosemary / Bow Down to the Bonny Broom)
Song
  • eng
2 The Elfin Knight (aka Scarborough Fair / Whittingham Fair / Rosemary Lane; title is easily confused with Child #4, check lyrics)
Song
  • eng
3 The False Knight on the Road
Song
  • eng
4 The Outlandish Knight (title is easily confused with Child #2, check lyrics)
Song
  • eng
5 Gil Brenton
Song
  • eng
6 Willie's Lady
Song
  • eng
7 Earl Brand
Song
  • eng
8 Erlinton
Song
  • eng
9 The Fair Flower of Northumberland
Song
  • eng
10 The Two Sisters (aka The Wind and the Rain / The Bows of London / Cruel Sister)
Song
  • eng
11 The Cruel Brother (aka The Three Knights / The Rose and the Lily)
Song
  • eng
12 Lord Randall (aka What Had You for Supper / Buried in Kilkenny / The Wild, Wild Berry)
Song
  • eng
13 Edward (aka My Son David / Henry)
Song
  • eng
14 The Bonnie Banks of Fordie (aka Babylon)
Song
  • eng
15 Leesome Brand
Song
  • eng
16 Sheath and Knife
Song
  • eng
17 Hind Horn
Song
  • eng
18 Bold Sir Rylas (aka Sir Lionel / Rackabello)
Song
  • eng
19 Orfeo (aka King Orfeo / Young Orphy)
Song
  • eng
20 The Cruel Mother (aka Greenwood Sidey / The Lady of York / Fine Flowers in the Valley)
Song
  • eng
21 The Maid and the Palmer (aka The Well Below the Valley)
Song
  • eng
24 The Green Banks of Yarrow
Song
  • eng
25 Willie's Lyke-Wake
Song
  • sco
26 The Three Ravens (Child 26, Roud 5)
Song
  • eng
26 Twa Corbies (Roud 5)
Song
  • sco
37 Thomas the Rhymer
Song
  • eng
39 Tam Lin
Song
  • eng
43 Broomfield Hill (aka The Broomfield Wager / A Wager, A Wager)
Song
  • eng
44 Two Magicians
Song
  • eng
49 The Twa Brothers
Song
53 Young Beichan
Song
  • eng
54 The Cherry-Tree Carol
Song
  • eng
58 Sir Patrick Spens
Song
  • eng
68 Young Hunting (aka Henry Lee / Love Henry / The Proud Girl / Earl Richard)
Song
  • eng
69 Clerk Saunders
Song
  • sco
73 Lord Thomas and Annet
Song
74 Fair Margaret and Sweet William
Song
  • eng
75 Lord Lovell
Song
  • eng
76 The Lass of Roch Royal
Song
78 The Unquiet Grave
Song
  • eng
81 Matty Groves
Song
  • eng
84 Barbara Allen
Song
  • eng
95 The Maid Freed From the Gallows (traditional song - not the Led Zep arrangement)
Song
  • eng
100 Willie of Winsbury
Song
  • eng
104 Prince Heathen
Song
105 The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington
Song
  • eng
106 The Famous Flower of Serving Men (aka The Border Widow's Lament)
Song
  • eng
110 The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter (Roud 67; Child 110)
Song
  • eng
112 The Baffled Knight
Song
  • eng
113 The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry (trad tune: if you don't know which tune, it's probably the Waters tune, not this one)
Song
125 Robin Hood and Little John
Song
  • eng
155 Sir Hugh
Song
  • eng
156 Queen Eleanor's Confession
Song
  • eng
163 The Battle of Harlaw
Song
  • sco
173 Mary Hamilton (child ballad 173)
Song
  • eng
195 Lord Maxwell's Last Goodnight
Song
  • eng
199 Bonny House o' Airlie
Song
200 The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (aka The Raggle Taggle Gypsies O / The Gypsy Laddie / Black Jack Davy / Seven Yellow Gypsies)
Song
  • eng
204 The Water Is Wide (18th Century shanty)
Song
  • eng
209 Geordie (aka Georgie)
Song
  • eng
213 Sir James the Rose
Song
  • eng
214 The Dowie Dens o Yarrow
Song
216 Clyde's Water (aka The Mother's Malison / The Drowned Lovers)
Song
  • eng
217 The Broom o’ the Cowdenknowes (aka Bonny May)
Song
  • sco
219 The Gardener (aka Proud Maisrie / The Gardener Child)
Song
  • eng
221 Katherine Jafray
Song
  • eng
223 Eppie Morrie
Song
226 Lizie Lindsay
Song
  • sco
228 Glasgow Peggy
Song
  • sco
232 Richie Story
Song
  • eng
235 The Earl of Aboyne
Song
  • sco
236 Laird o' Drum
Song
  • sco
238 Glenlogie
Song
239 Annachie Gordon
240 The Rantin Laddie
Song
  • sco
243 The Daemon Lover
Song
  • eng
248 Fly Up My Cock
248 The Grey Cock (Saw Ye My Father)
Song
  • eng
250 Henry Martin
Song
  • eng
251 Lang Johnnie More
Song
  • sco
255 Willie's Fatal Visit
Song
  • sco
274 Our Goodman
Song
  • eng
275 Get Up and Bar the Door (aka The Barring of the Door / John Blunt)
Song
278 The Devil and the Ploughman
Song
  • eng
279 The Jolly Beggarman
Song
  • eng
281 The Keach in the Creel
Song
283 The Crafty Farmer
Song
  • eng
286 Golden Vanity
Song
  • eng
287 Captain Ward (aka Ward the Pirate / Captain Ward and the Rainbow)
Song
  • eng
289 Our Gallant Ship
Song
  • eng
289 The Mermaid
Song
  • eng
293 John of Hazelgreen
Song
  • eng
295 The Brown Girl
Song
  • eng
299 Trooper and the Maid
Song

Relationships

Wikidata: Q2517093 [info]
other databases: https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/childindex.html [info]