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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)
        Song
            2The Unfortunate Rake (Roud 2; Laws Q26 / B1)
              Song
              • English
                2When I Was on Horseback (Roud 2; Laws Q26 / B1)
                  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
                                5Twa Corbies (Roud 5)
                                  Song
                                  • 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
                                                                                      18The Bramble Briar (aka Bruton Town / The Merchant's Daughter / The Murdered Servantman)
                                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                          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) (writer, lyricist, composer)
                                                                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                                                                        • English
                                                                                                                                                        • Scots
                                                                                                                                                          38The Twa Brothers
                                                                                                                                                          • [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (writer, lyricist, composer)
                                                                                                                                                            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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    90Geordie (aka Georgie)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (writer, lyricist, composer)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        87The Water Is Wide (18th Century shanty)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            90Geordie (aka Georgie)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (writer, lyricist, composer)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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) (writer, lyricist, composer)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      135Cold, Haily, Windy Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          136Orfeo (aka King Orfeo / Young Orphy)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              137Widdicombe Fair (Devon folk song)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  144The Maid Freed From the Gallows (traditional song - not the Led Zep arrangement)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      145Glasgerion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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 Green Banks of Yarrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                173Strawberry Fair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    179The Grey Cock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        179The Grey Cock (Saw Ye My Father)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            180The Brown Girl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Song
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • English

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