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Child Ballads A-Z list : The English and Scottish Popular Ballads

“Child Ballads” complete list divided into the original volumes of the work.

Francis James Child (1825-1896), an American scholar whose monumental work, “The English and Scottish Popular Ballads”, is the canonical collection of all Anglo-Scottish “balladry”.
Hence the nickname “Child Ballads” which is reserved for the 305 British and Scottish folk ballads recognized as authentic.

Five volumes published between 1882 and 1989, the work of a lifetime (see the digital archive)

DATABASE recorded versions

CBDB -Child Ballad Database a list all those recorded versions of Child ballads.

http://www.raymondfolk.com/page/The+Child+Ballads the mission of singing all the Child Ballads with lyrics, chords and a short synopsis of each ballad

Elenco completo delle “Child Ballads” suddivise nei volumi originali dell’opera.

Francis James Child (1825-1896), studioso americano la cui monumentale opera, “The English and Scottish Popular Ballads“, è la raccolta canonica di tutta la “balladry” anglo-scozzese. Da qui l’appellativo di “Child Ballads” che viene riservato alle 305 ballate popolari inglesi e scozzesi riconosciute come autentiche.
Sono cinque volumi pubblicati tra il 1882 e il 1989, il lavoro di una vita (vedi l’archivio digitale)

DATABASE versioni registrate

CBDB -il Child Ballad Database con la lista di tutte le versioni registrate delle Child ballad

http://www.raymondfolk.com/page/The+Child+Ballads  la missione di cantare tutte le Child Ballads riportando testi, accordi e una breve sinossi di ogni ballata

Volume I: 1-53

Volume II: 54-113

Volume III: 114-188

  • #114: Johnie Cock, – John o’ Cocklesmuir – Johnny the Brine
  • #115: Robyn and Gandeleyn* (Riccardo Venturi)
  • #116: Adam Bell, Clim of the Clough and William of Cloudesly
  • [#117: A Gest of Robyn Hode
  • #118: Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne*
  • #119: Robin Hode and þe Munke*
  • #120: Robin Hood’s Death*
  • #121: Robin Hood and the Potter
  • #122: Robin Hood and the Butcher
  • #123: Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar
  • #124: The Jolly Pinder of Wakefield
  • #125: Robin Hood and Little John*
  • #126: Robin Hood and the Tanner
  • #127: Robin Hood and the Tinker
  • #128: Robin Hood and the Newly Revived
  • #129: Robin Hood and the Prince of Aragon
  • #130: Robin Hood and the Scotchman
  • #131: Robin Hood and the Ranger
  • #132: The Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood
  • #133: Robin Hood and the Beggar, I
  • #134: Robin Hood and the Beggar, II
  • #135: Robin Hood and the Shepherd
  • #136: Robin Hood’s Delight
  • #137: Robin Hood and the Pedlars
  • #138: Robin Hood and Allen a Dale
  • #139: Robin Hood’s Progress to Nottingham
  • #140: Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires*
  • #141: Robin Hood Rescuing Will Stutly
  • #142: Little John a Begging
  • #143: Robin Hood and the Bishop
  • #144: Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford
  • #145: Robin Hood and Queen Katherine
  • #146: Robin Hood’s Chase
  • #147: Robin Hood’s Golden Prize
  • #148: The Noble Fisherman or Robin Hood’s Preferment
  • #149: Robin Hood’s Birth, Breeding, Valor and Marriage
  • #150: Robin Hood and Maid Marian
  • #151: The King’s Disguise, and Friendship with Robin Hood
  • #152: Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow
  • #153: Robin Hood and the Valiant Knight
  • #154: A True Tale of Robin Hood]
  • #155: Sir Hugh – the Jew’s Daughter
  • #156: Queen Eleanor’s Confession
  • #157: Gude Wallace
  • #158: High Spencer’s Feats in France
  • #159: Durham Field
  • #160: The Knight of Liddesdale
  • #161: The Battle of Otterburn
  • #162: Chevy Chase, or the Hunting of the Cheviot*
  • #163: The Battle of Harlaw
  • #164: King Henry Fifth’s Conquest of France
  • #165: Sir John Butler
  • #166: The Rose of England
  • #167: Sir Andrew Barton
  • #168: Flodden Field*
  • #169: Johnie Armstrong
  • #170: The Death of Queen Jane
  • #171: Thomas Cromwell
  • #172: Musselburgh Field
  • #173: Mary Hamilton
  • #174: Earl Bothwell
  • #175: The Rising in the North
  • #176: Northumberland Betrayed by Douglas
  • #177: The Earl of Westmoreland
  • #178: Captain Car – Edom o Gordon
  • #179: Rookhope Ryde
  • #180: King James and Brown
  • #181: The Bonnie Earl of Murray
  • #182: The Laird o Logie
  • #183: Willie Macintosh – Burning of Auchindown
  • #184: The Lads of Wamphray
  • #185: Dick o the Cow
  • #186: Kinmont Willie*
  • #187: Jock o’ the Side*
  • #188: Archie o Cawfield

Volume IV: 189-265

  • #189: Hobie Noble*
  • #190: Jamie Telfer of the Fair Dodhead
  • #191: Hughie Graham
  • #192: The Lochmaben Harper
  • #193: The Death of Parcy Reed
  • #194: The Laird of Wariston
  • #195: Lord Maxwell’s Last Goodnight
  • #196: Fire of Frendraught*
  • #197: James Grant
  • #198: Bonny John Seton
  • #199: The Bonnie House o’ Airlie
  • #200: Johnny Faa, or The Gypsie Laddie
  • #201: Bessy Bell and Mary Gray
  • #202: The Battle of Philiphaugh
  • #203: The Baron of Brackley
  • #204: Jamie Douglas – Waly Waly
  • #205: Loudon Hill, or Dromclog
  • #206: Bothwell Bridge
  • #207: Lord Delamere
  • #208: Lord Dernwentwater
  • #209: Geordie
  • #210: Bonnie James Campbell – Bonnie George Campbell
  • #211: Bewick and Graham
  • #212: The Duke of Athole’s Nurse
  • #213: Sir James the Rose
  • #214: The Braes o’ Yarrow – Dowie Dens of Yarrow
  • #215: Rare Willie Drowned in Yarrow, or, The Water o’ Gamrie
  • #216: The Mother’s Malison, or, Clyde’s Water
  • #217: The Broom of Cowdenknows Bonny May
  • #218: The False Lover Won Back
  • #219: The Gardener
  • #220: The Bonny Lass of Anglesey
  • #221: Katherine Jaffray*
  • #222: Bonny Baby Livingston
  • #223: Eppie Morrie
  • #224: The Lady of Arngosk
  • #225: Rob Roy
  • #226: Lizie Lindsay
  • #227: Bonny Lizie Baillie
  • #228: Glasgow Peggie
  • #229: Earl Crawford
  • #230: The Slaughter of the Laird of Mellerstain
  • #231: The Earl of Errol
  • #232: Richie Story
  • #233: Andrew Lammie
  • #234: Charlie MacPherson
  • #235: The Earl of Aboyne
  • #236: The Laird o Drum
  • #237: The Duke of Gordon’s Daughter
  • #238: Glenlogie, or Jean o Bethalnie
  • #239: Lord Saltoun and Auchanachie – Annachie Gordon
  • #240: The Rantin Laddie
  • #241: The Baron o Leys
  • #242: The Coble o Cargin
  • #243: James Harris (The Daemon Lover) – The House Carpenter
  • #244: James Hatley
  • #245: Young Allan
  • #246: Redesdale and Wise William
  • #247: Lady Elspat
  • #248: The Grey Cock – Saw You My Father
  • #249: Auld Matrons
  • #250: Henry Martyn
  • #251: Lang Johnny More
  • #252: The Kitchie-Boy
  • #253: Thomas o Yonderdale
  • #254: Lord William, or Lord Lundy
  • #255: Willie’s Fatal Visit
  • #256: Alison and Willie
  • #257: Burd Isabel and Earl Patrick
  • #258: Broughty Wa’s
  • #259: Lord Thomas Stuart
  • #260: Lord Thomas and Lady Margaret
  • #261: Lady Isabel
  • #262: Lord Livingston
  • #263: The New-Slain Knight
  • #264: The White Fisher
  • #265: The Knight’s Ghost

Volume V: 266-305