Celtic Folk Music and Culture

Print Sources (Music & Text) in the Ted McGraw Collection

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 Title:  Irish street ballads
  Contributor:  OLochlainn, Colm (collector, annotator)
  Publisher:  Corinth Books
  Place of Publication:  unknown
  Date of Publication:  1960
  Original Date of Publ: 
  Publication Number:  LCCCN M601009
  Number of Pages:  xv, 235 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8 in.
  Contents:  A lady fair -- Bachelor's walk: Mournful lines on the military outrage in Dublin -- The banks of Claudy -- The banks of the roses -- The Bantry girls' lament -- The barley corn -- The black horse -- The bold Belfast shoemaker -- The bold deserter -- Bold McDermott Roe -- The bold rake -- Bold Robert Emmet -- The bonny bunch of roses -- The bonny labouring boy -- Boston city -- The boys of Kilkenny -- The boys of old Erin the Green -- The boys of Wexford -- Brian o Linn -- Cailín deas Crúite na Mbó -- Charming Mary Neill -- Come to the bower -- Coortin' in the kitchen -- The dark eyed sailor -- Dobbin's flowery vale -- Donnelly and Cooper -- Doran's ass -- Down by the tanyard side -- Dublin Jack of all trades -- Dunlavin green -- Erin's lovely home -- Father Murphy -- Finnegan's wake -- The flower of Magherally -- General Munroe -- The girl I left behind me -- Grá Geal mo Chroí -- I'd like to see old Ireland free once more -- Granuaile -- The Grazier Tribe -- The hackler from Grouse Hall -- Henry Joy McCracken -- If I was a blackbird -- "I than you, ma'am," says Dan -- The jolly farmer -- Johnny Harte -- John McGoldrick and the Quaker's daughter -- The Kerry recruit -- Kevin Barry -- The lambs on the green hills -- The lamentation of Hugh Reynolds -- Lanigan's ball -- Lillibulero -- The lily of the west -- Limerick is beautiful -- The Limerick rake -- Lovely Katie of Liskehaun -- Lovely Willie -- The lucky elopement -- The maid of Bunclody, and the lad she loves so dear -- The maid of sweet Gurteen -- The maid of the sweet brown knowe -- The maid that sold her barley -- The maid with the bonny brown hair -- The Manchester Martyrs, or The smashing of the van -- The mantle so green -- Mary from Dungloe -- Master McGrath -- Moorlug Mary -- Mrs. McGrath -- My boy Willie -- Nell Flaherty's drake -- The night of the Ragman's ball -- The old gray mare -- The old orange flute -- The orange lily-o -- O'Reilly from the county Leitrim, or The phoenix of Erin's green isle -- The parting glass -- Pat of Mullingar -- The peeler and the goat -- The piper's tunes -- The real old mountain dew -- The red-haired man's wife -- The rocks of Baun -- The rocky road to Dublin -- Rossa's farewell to Erin -- Seán a Duír a' Ghleanna -- The sorrowful lament for Callaghan, Greally and Mullen (The fair of Turloughmore) -- The sporting races of Galway -- The sporting youth -- The star of Donegal -- The suit of green -- Sweet Carnloch Bay -- Sweet county Wexford -- The taxes -- There's whiskey in the jar -- Van Diemen's land -- The women are worse than the men -- The wreck of the 'Mary Jane' -- Youghal Harbour -- The young maid's love -- Young Molly Bán. Songs with texts only (from the Appendix): The foot and mouth disease -- The lamentations of Patrick Brady, or The heroes of ninety-eight -- The old leather breeches -- Pat ODonnell -- Poor old Granuaile -- The sergeant's lament -- The town of Antrim. Addendum: Some Dublin ballads: The finding of Moses -- Mrs. Mulligan, the pride of the Coombe
  Notes:  Texts and musical notation for the melodies. Includes a prefatory "appreciation' by Frank OConnor, an introduction, numerous wood-cut illustrations, commentary on each song, and an index of first lines.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
  Subject - Time: 
  Subject - Topic:  Ballads
  Subject - Instrument: 
  Subject - Genre:  Song-book