Annotation

Information about individual works can be found in the VWML database at http://www.vwml.org/roudnumber/ID (where ID is the Roud number)

Annotation last modified on 2014-08-08 23:06 UTC.

Works

#WorkWritersArtistsISWCTypeLyrics LanguagesAttributesRating
1The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (aka The Raggle Taggle Gypsies O / The Gypsy Laddie / Black Jack Davy / Seven Yellow Gypsies)
    Song
    • English
    2The Unfortunate Lass (Bad Girl's Lament)
    • [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (composer, writer, lyricist)
      Song
      • English
      3Sprig o’ Thyme (aka The Bunch of Thyme / The Seeds of Love)
        Song
        • English
        4Lord Thomas and Annet (aka Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender)
          Song
          • English
          5The Three Ravens (Child 26, Roud 5)
            Song
            • English
            • Scots
            6Lamkin (traditional ballad)
              Song
              • English
              7Sovay (aka Sylvia / Cecilia / The Female Highwayman)
                Song
                • English
                8The Two Sisters (aka The Wind and the Rain / The Bows of London / Cruel Sister)
                  Song
                  • English
                  9The Cruel Mother (aka Greenwood Sidey / The Lady of York / Fine Flowers in the Valley)
                    Song
                    • English
                    10Lord Randall (aka What Had You for Supper / Buried in Kilkenny / The Wild, Wild Berry)
                      Song
                      • English
                      11The Baffled Knight
                        Song
                        • English
                        12Scarborough Fair
                          Song
                          • English
                          12The Elfin Knight (aka Scarborough Fair / Whittingham Fair / Rosemary Lane; title is easily confused with Child #4, check lyrics)
                            Song
                            • English
                            13The Dowie Dens o Yarrow
                              Song
                                14The Daemon Lover
                                  Song
                                  • English
                                  15Pretty Polly
                                    Song
                                    • English
                                    16Frog Went a-Courtin’ (Original version)
                                      Song
                                      • English
                                      17The Three Butchers
                                        Song
                                        • English
                                        18The Bramble Briar (aka Bruton Town / The Merchant's Daughter / The Murdered Servantman)
                                          Song
                                          • English
                                          19The Thresherman
                                            Song
                                            • English
                                            20The False Knight on the Road
                                              Song
                                              • English
                                              21The Outlandish Knight (title is easily confused with Child #2, check lyrics)
                                                Song
                                                • English
                                                22Gil Brenton
                                                  Song
                                                  • English
                                                  23Earl Brand
                                                    Song
                                                    • English
                                                    24Erlinton
                                                      Song
                                                      • English
                                                      25The Fair Flower of Northumberland
                                                        Song
                                                        • English
                                                        26The Cruel Brother (aka The Three Knights / The Rose and the Lily)
                                                          Song
                                                          • English
                                                          27The Bonnie Banks of Fordie (aka Babylon)
                                                            Song
                                                            • English
                                                            28Hind Horn
                                                              Song
                                                              • English
                                                              29Bold Sir Rylas (aka Sir Lionel / Rackabello)
                                                                Song
                                                                • English
                                                                30Willie's Lyke-Wake
                                                                  Song
                                                                  • Scots
                                                                  31The Trees They Grow So High (Original folksong)
                                                                    Song
                                                                    • English
                                                                    32Kempy Kay
                                                                      Song
                                                                      • English
                                                                      34Broomfield Hill (aka The Broomfield Wager / A Wager, A Wager)
                                                                        Song
                                                                        • English
                                                                        35Tam Lin
                                                                          Song
                                                                          • English
                                                                          36Captain Wedderburn's Courtship
                                                                            Song
                                                                            • English
                                                                            38The Twa Brothers
                                                                            • [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (composer, lyricist, writer)
                                                                              Song
                                                                              • English
                                                                              • Scots
                                                                              40Young Beichan
                                                                                Song
                                                                                • English
                                                                                41Sir Patrick Spens
                                                                                  Song
                                                                                  • English
                                                                                  45Lady Maisry
                                                                                    Song
                                                                                    • English
                                                                                    47Young Hunting (aka Henry Lee / Love Henry / The Proud Girl / Earl Richard)
                                                                                      Song
                                                                                      • English
                                                                                      48Lord Lovell
                                                                                        Song
                                                                                        • English
                                                                                        49The Lass of Roch Royal
                                                                                          Song
                                                                                            50Sweet William’s Ghost (aka Lady Margaret)
                                                                                              Song
                                                                                              • English
                                                                                              51The Unquiet Grave
                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                52Matty Groves
                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                  • English
                                                                                                  54Barbara Allen
                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                    60Died for Love
                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                      • English
                                                                                                      60There Is a Tavern in the Town
                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                        • English
                                                                                                        64Willie of Winsbury
                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                          • English
                                                                                                          67The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter (Roud 67; Child 110)
                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                            73Sir Hugh
                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                              • English
                                                                                                              74Queen Eleanor's Confession
                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                                79Mary Hamilton (child ballad 173)
                                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                                  • English
                                                                                                                  87The Water Is Wide (18th Century shanty)
                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                    90Geordie (aka Georgie)
                                                                                                                    • [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (composer, lyricist, writer)
                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                      • English
                                                                                                                      91Clyde's Water (aka The Mother's Malison / The Drowned Lovers)
                                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                                        • English
                                                                                                                        92The Broom o’ the Cowdenknowes (aka Bonny May)
                                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                                          • Scots
                                                                                                                          93Katherine Jafray
                                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                                            95Glasgow Peggy
                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                              • Scots
                                                                                                                              97Richie Story
                                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                                                99The Earl of Aboyne
                                                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                                                  • Scots
                                                                                                                                  101Glenlogie
                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                      102Annachie Gordon
                                                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                                                        • English
                                                                                                                                        103The Rantin Laddie
                                                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                                                          • Scots
                                                                                                                                          104Henry Martin
                                                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                                                            114Our Goodman
                                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                                              • English
                                                                                                                                              115Get Up and Bar the Door (aka The Barring of the Door / John Blunt)
                                                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                                                  118The Jolly Beggarman
                                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                                                    120The Keach in the Creel
                                                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                                                        122Golden Vanity
                                                                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                                                                          • English
                                                                                                                                                          124Our Gallant Ship
                                                                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                                                                            124The Mermaid
                                                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                                                              • English
                                                                                                                                                              126The Derby Ram
                                                                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                                                                                127The Seven Virgins
                                                                                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                                                                                  • English
                                                                                                                                                                  130Three Jolly Rogues of Lynn (King Arthur's Servants / Three Jolly Rogues of Lynn / Three Sons of Rogues)
                                                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                                                                    131The Fox (aka Daddy Fox / A Fox Jumped Up)
                                                                                                                                                                    • [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (composer, lyricist, writer)
                                                                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                                                                      • English
                                                                                                                                                                      134High Barbary
                                                                                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                                                                                        • English
                                                                                                                                                                        135Cold, Haily, Windy Night
                                                                                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                                                                                          • English
                                                                                                                                                                          136Orfeo (aka King Orfeo / Young Orphy)
                                                                                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                                                                                            137Widdicombe Fair (Devon folk song)
                                                                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                                                                              • English
                                                                                                                                                                              141The Golden Glove (aka The Squire of Tamworth)
                                                                                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                                                                                                144The Maid Freed From the Gallows (traditional song - not the Led Zep arrangement)
                                                                                                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                                                                                                  • English
                                                                                                                                                                                  145Glasgerion
                                                                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                                                                                    148The Banks of the Sweet Dundee
                                                                                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                                                                                      • English
                                                                                                                                                                                      151The Lark in the Morning (Song: Oh the lark in the morning she rises from her nest)
                                                                                                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                                                                                                        • English
                                                                                                                                                                                        152Early, Early in the Spring
                                                                                                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                                                                                                          • English
                                                                                                                                                                                          154I Once Loved a Lass
                                                                                                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                                                                                                            155Mary of the Wild Moor
                                                                                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                                                                                              • English
                                                                                                                                                                                              157Banks of the Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                158William Taylor (aka Bold William Taylor)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                  160The Devil and the Ploughman
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                    161The Three Sisters (aka Riddles Wisely Expounded / The Devil's Nine Questions / Juniper, Gentle and Rosemary / Bow Down to the Bonny Broom)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                      162Trooper and the Maid
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                          164John Barleycorn (traditional, unknown/unspecified arrangement)
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                            165Adieu Lovely Nancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                              166Polly Vaughn (Polly Vaughan / The Fowler / The Shooting of His Dear)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                172The Banks of Green Willow / The Green Banks of Yarrow / Bonnie Annie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  173Strawberry Fair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    179The Grey Cock (Saw Ye My Father)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • English

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