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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

“The Songs of Amelia and Jane Harris” (Katherine Campbell 2004)

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

https://www.springthyme.co.uk/1041/: Katherine Campbell nel CD “The Songs of Amelia and Jane Harris” 2004

Volume I: 1-53

Volume II: 54-113

Volume III: 114-188

  • #114: Johnny O’ BredisleeJohnie Cock, – John o’ Cocklesmuir – Johnny the Brine
  • #115: Robyn and Gandeleyn* (Riccardo Venturi)
  • #116: Adam Bell (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • [#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 (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #159: Durham Field (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #160: The Knight of Liddesdale (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #161: The Battle of Otterburn
  • #162: Chevy Chase
  • #163: The Battle of Harlaw
  • #164: King Henry Fifth’s Conquest of France (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #165: Sir John Butler (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #166: The Rose of England (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #167: Sir Andrew Barton
  • #168: Flodden Field
  • #169: Johnie Armstrong
  • #170: The Death of Queen Jane
  • #171: Thomas Cromwell (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #172: Musselburgh Field (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #173: Mary Hamilton
  • #174: Earl Bothwell (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #175: The Rising in the North (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #176: Northumberland Betrayed by Douglas (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #177: The Earl of Westmoreland (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #178: Captain Car – Edom o Gordon
  • #179: Rookhope Ryde (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #180: King James and Brown (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #181: The Bonnie Earl of Murray
  • #182: The Laird o Logie (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #183: Willie Macintosh – Burning of Auchindown
  • #184: The Lads of Wamphray (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #185: Dick o the Cow (al momento non ci sono registrazioni nel folk revival)
  • #186: Kinmont Willie*
  • #187: Jock o’ the Side
  • #188: Archie o Cawfield

Volume IV: 189-265

Volume V: 266-305