Indexes

On this page you will find a straightforward Contents list of songs posted each week, and an Alphabetical Index of the songs posted. The latter lists alternative titles for some songs.

Please note that these indexes are not generated automatically, so may lag a little behind.

You can of course also use the search box headed Search this blog at the top of the right-hand side.

In fact, if you know the Roud number for a song, the quickest way to find it here should be to use the search box to search by number e.g. “Roud 1863”

You could also use the tag cloud at the foot of the page – this lists only the most used tags, but would be a quick way to find e.g. all songs from the Copper Family repertoire, or from Kent, or where the recording features Magpie Lane, or with an anglo-concertina accompaniment.

 

Index by Week

Week 1 – Riding Down to Portsmouth

Week 2 – A Shepherd of the Downs

Week 3 – Saucy Sailor

Week 4 – The Folkestone Murder

Week 5 – William Taylor

Week 6 – Australia

Week 7 – My Dog and I

Week 8 – As I roamed out

Week 9 – The little ball of yarn

Week 10 – Underneath your apron

Week 11 – Spencer the Rover

Week 12 – No Man’s Land

Week 13 – Shooting Goschen’s Cocks Up

Week 14 – The Shepherd’s Song

Week 15 – One Cold Morning in December / The Drunkard and the Pig

Week 16 – Have you not heard / The man that lives

Week 17 – The Holly and the Ivy / Christmas now is drawing near at hand

Week 18 – The Sussex Carol

Week 19 – The Moon Shines Bright

Week 20 – Banks of the Bann

Week 21 – A Wager

Week 22 – A Cornish Young Man

Week 23 – The Roving Journeyman

Week 24 – The Wind across the Wild Moor

Week 25 – Limbo

Week 26 – Lord Bateman

Week 27 – As Broad as I was Walking

Week 28 – The Outlandish Knight

Week 29 – Sweet Swansea

Week 30 – The Nobleman’s Wedding

Week 31 – The Rambling Sailor

Week 32 – The Rakish Young Fellow

Week 33 – The Leaves of Life

Week 34 – The Banks of Sweet Mossen

Week 35 – The Lark in the Morning

Week 36 – Northill May Song

Week 37 – Queen of the May

Week 38 – George Collins

Week 39 – Stroll Away the Morning Dew

Week 40 – The Female Drummer

Week 41 – The Wild Rover

Week 42 – Early in the month of Spring

Week 43 – All Jolly Fellows that Follow the Plough

Week 44 – When Jones’ Ale was new

Week 45 – Sheep Shearing Song

Week 46 – The East Indiaman

Week 47 – Wop She ‘ad it-io

Week 48 – I’ll weave her a garland

Week 49 – The Rigs of Rye

Week 50 – In Scarborough Fair Town

Week 51 – Raking the Hay

Week 52 – The Crockery Ware

Week 53 – Banks of the Sweet Primroses

Week 54 – The Rigs of the Time

Week 55 – A Dream of Napoleon

Week 56 – Hopping down in Kent

Week 57 – When Autumn Skies Were Blue

Week 58 – There Was Four-and-Twenty Strangers / The Irish hop-pole puller

Week 59 – Blow the candle out

Week 60 – The Rambling Blade

Week 61 – John Barleycorn

Week 62 – Creeping Jane

Week 63 – Common Garden

Week 64 – The Banks of the Nile

Week 65 – My Son John

Week 66 – As Sylvie was walking

Week 67 – Lazarus

Week 68 – Lo! The Eastern Sages Rise / Hark Hark What News

Week 69 – This is the truth sent from above

Week 70 – The Boar’s Head Carol / Babes in the Wood / The King

Week 71 – The Gower Wassail

Week 72 – The Deserter

Week 73 – Poor Frozen-out Gardeners

Week 74 – Floating down the tide

Week 75 – When a man’s in love

Week 76 – The Setting of the Sun

Week 77 – Needlecases

Week 78 – Flash Company

Week 79 – The Brisk Young Widow

Week 80 – The Farmer in Leicester

Week 81 – Three Maidens a-Milking Did Go

Week 82 – The Birds upon the Tree

Week 83 – A Week Before Easter

Week 84 – Pace Egging Song

Week 85 – The Old Miser

Week 86 – The Life of a Man

Week 87 – Sovay

Week 88 – Swalcliffe May Day Carol

Week 89 – The Woodman’s Daughter

Week 90 – The Bonny Labouring Boy

Week 91 – The Nutting Girl

Week 92 – Death and the Lady

Week 93 – Barbara Ellen

Week 94 – The Galway Shawl

Week 95 – The Light of the Moon

Week 96 – Sweet Lemeney

Week 97 – The Lakes of Coolfin

Week 98 – Nobleman and Thresherman

Week 99 – Master Kilby

Week 100 – Through Lonesome Woods

Week 101 – Come and be my little teddy bear

Week 102 – Adieu to Old England

Week 103 – Petition Of The Pigs In Kent

Week 104 – Banks of Sweet Dundee

Week 105 – Nancy of Yarmouth

Week 106 – The Deserter from Kent

Week 107 – Locks and Bolts

Week 108 – Horkstow Grange

Week 109 – Poor Old Horse

Week 110 – The Gipsy’s Warning

Week 111 – Worcester City

Week 112 – Hare Hunting Song

Week 113 – On Board a Ninety-Eight

Week 114 – The Jolly Waggoner

Week 115 – The Game of All Fours

Week 116 – Between the Wars

Week 117 – The American Stranger

Week 118 – The White Hare

Week 119 – The Seven Joys of Mary

Week 120 – The Shepherds Amazed

Week 121 – Saint Stephen / Rejoice and be Merry

Week 122 – Hymn for Christmas Day / Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol / Newton’s Double

Week 149 – The Isle of France

Week 150 – Young girl cut down in her prime

 

 

Index by Title

Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy
Adieu to Old England Week 102 – Adieu to Old England
All Hail and Praise
All Jolly Fellows that Follow the Plough Week 43 – All Jolly Fellows that Follow the Plough
All things are quite silent
Allan MacLean
American Stranger Week 117 – The American Stranger
As Broad as I was Walking Week 27 – As Broad as I was Walking
As Shepherds Watched Their Fleecy Care
As I roamed out Week 8 – As I roamed out
As I roved out
As I roved out from the County Cavan
As I Walked Out
As Sylvie was walking Week 66 – As Sylvie was walking
Australia Week 6 – Australia
Babes in the Wood Week 70 – The Boar’s Head Carol / Babes in the Wood / The King
Bald-Headed End of the Broom
Baltimore
Banks of Sweet Dundee Week 104 – Banks of Sweet Dundee
Banks of Sweet Mossen Week 34 – The Banks of Sweet Mossen
Banks of the Sweet Primroses Week 53 – Banks of the Sweet Primroses
Banks of the Bann Week 20 – Banks of the Bann
Banks of the Nile Week 64 – The Banks of the Nile
Barbara Allen Week 93 – Barbara Ellen
Barbara Ellen Week 93 – Barbara Ellen
Bedfordshire May Song Week 36 – Northill May Song

Between the Wars Week 116 – Between the Wars
Bird in the Bush Week 81 – Three Maidens a-Milking Did Go
Birds in the Spring
Birds upon the Tree Week 82 – The Birds upon the Tree
Blacksmith
Blow Away the Morning Dew Week 39 – Stroll Away the Morning Dew
Blow the candle out Week 59 – Blow the candle out
Boar’s Head Carol Week 70 – The Boar’s Head Carol / Babes in the Wood / The King
Bold Benjamin
Bold Princess Royal
Bonny Bunch of Roses O
Bonny Labouring Boy Week 90 – The Bonny Labouring Boy
Bonnie Woodhall
Boxing Day
Brisk Young Widow Week 79 – The Brisk Young Widow
Broken-down Gentleman
Brown To Blue
Broomfield Hill Week 21 – A Wager
By the Hush
Canadee-i-o
Captain Thunderbold
Carter’s Health  
Chain of Gold
Christian’s Good Night
Christmas now is drawing near at hand Week 17 – The Holly and the Ivy / Christmas now is drawing near at hand
Christmas Song
Come all you worthy Christian men Week 67 – Lazarus
Come and be my little teddy bear Week 101 – Come and be my little teddy bear
Common Garden Week 63 – Common Garden
Constant Farmer’s Son
Corduroy
Cornish Young Man Week 22 – A Cornish Young Man
Creeping Jane Week 62 – Creeping Jane
Crockery Ware Week 52 – The Crockery Ware
Cupid’s Garden
Death and the Lady Week 92 – Death and the Lady
Deserter from Kent Week 106 – The Deserter from Kent
Deserter, The Week 72 – The Deserter
Dido, Bendigo
Do Me Ama
Doffing Mistress
Down by the Seaside
Down By The Shannon Side
Down where the drunkards roll
Dream of Napoleon Week 55 – A Dream of Napoleon
Drunkard and the Pig Week 15 – One Cold Morning in December / The Drunkard and the Pig
Duke of Bedford
Dust to Dust
Early in the month of Spring Week 42 – Early in the month of Spring
East Indiaman Week 46 – The East Indiaman
Enniscorthy Fair
Epsom Races
Faithful Sailor Boy
Famous Flower of Serving Men
Fare thee well cold winter
Fare thee well dearest Nancy
Fare Thee Well, My Dearest Dear
Farmer in Leicester Week 80 – The Farmer in Leicester
Fathom the Bowl
Fellow Who Played the Trombone
Female Drummer Week 40 – The Female Drummer
Flash Company Week 78 – Flash Company
Floating down the tide Week 74 – Floating down the tide
Flower of Magherally
Flower of Sweet Strabane
Folkestone Murder Week 4 – The Folkestone Murder
Fountain of Christ’s Blood
Gallery Carol (Rejoice and be Merry) Week 121 – Saint Stephen / Rejoice and be Merry
Galtee Farmer
Galway Shawl Week 94 – The Galway Shawl
Game of All Fours Week 115 – The Game of All Fours
Gamekeepers lie sleeping Week 7 – My Dog and I
Gentlemen of High Renown
Gentleman Soldier
George Collins Week 38 – George Collins
Georgie
Gipsy’s Warning Week 110 – The Gipsy’s Warning
God Bless the Master
Golden Vanity
Good Ale
Good morning lords and ladies
Gower Wassail Week 71 – The Gower Wassail
Grand Conversation on Napoleon
Hard Times of Old England
Hare Hunting Song Week 112 – Hare Hunting Song
Hares in the old plantation Week 7 – My Dog and I
Hark Hark What News Week 68 – Lo! The Eastern Sages Rise / Hark Hark What News
Hark the Glad Sound (Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol) Week 122 – Hymn for Christmas Day / Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol / Newton’s Double
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Newton’s Double) Week 122 – Hymn for Christmas Day / Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol / Newton’s Double
Hark! hear you not a cheerful noise (Hymn for Christmas Day) Week 122 – Hymn for Christmas Day / Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol / Newton’s Double
Have you not heard Week 16 – Have you not heard / The man that lives
Here’s Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy
Hey John Barleycorn
Highwayman Outwitted Week 80 – The Farmer in Leicester
Holly and the Ivy Week 17 – The Holly and the Ivy / Christmas now is drawing near at hand
Holly Bears a Berry
Hopping down in Kent Week 56 – Hopping down in Kent
Horkstow Grange Week 108 – Horkstow Grange
House in the Country
Hurricane Wind
Husbandman and Servingman
Hymn for Christmas Day (Hark! hear you not a cheerful noise) Week 122 – Hymn for Christmas Day / Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol / Newton’s Double
I wish that the wars were all over  
Idumea
I’ll weave her a garland Week 48 – I’ll weave her a garland
I’m a man that’s done wrong to my parents
If I were back ‘ome in ‘Ampshire
In Scarborough Fair Town Week 50 – In Scarborough Fair Town
Irish hop-pole puller Week 58 – There Was Four-and-Twenty Strangers / The Irish hop-pole puller
Isle of France Week 149 – The Isle of France
It’s A Great Big Shame
Jack Williams (Jack Williams the Boatman)
Jealous Sailor
Jolly Good Song
John Barleycorn Week 61 – John Barleycorn

John Barleycorn’s a Hero Bold
Johnny Abourne
Jolly Waggoner Week 114 – The Jolly Waggoner
King, The Week 70 – The Boar’s Head Carol / Babes in the Wood / The King
King Pharim
Lakes of Coolfin Week 97 – The Lakes of Coolfin
Lark in the Morning Week 35 – The Lark in the Morning
Lass of Swansea Town
Lazarus Week 67 – Lazarus
Leaning on a Lamp-post
Leaves of Life Week 33 – The Leaves of Life
Life of a Man Week 86 – The Life of a Man
Light Horse
Light of the Moon Week 95 – The Light of the Moon
Limbo Week 25 – Limbo
Lish Young Buy-a-Broom
Little ball of yarn Week 9 – The little ball of yarn
Lo! The Eastern Sages Rise Week 68 – Lo! The Eastern Sages Rise / Hark Hark What News
Lobster
Locks and Bolts Week 107 – Locks and Bolts
Long Looked For Come At Last
Lord Franklin
Lovely Elwina
Lord Bateman Week 26 – Lord Bateman
Lord Rothschild
Maid and the Miller
Maid of Australia
Mail Coach Guard
Man He Killed
Man that lives, The Week 16 – Have you not heard / The man that lives
Master Kilby Week 99 – Master Kilby
May Carol Week 88 – Swalcliffe May Day Carol
May Song Week 36 – Northill May Song

Miller’s Song
The Minster’s Son
Mistletoe Bough Week 123 – The Mistletoe Bough
Mistress’s Healths

Moon Shines Bright Week 19 – The Moon Shines Bright
My Dog and I Week 7 – My Dog and I
My Love is Gone
My Son John Week 65 – My Son John
Nancy of Yarmouth Week 105 – Nancy of Yarmouth
Needlecases Week 77 – Needlecases
New Garden Fields
Newton’s Double (Hark the Herald Angels Sing) Week 122 – Hymn for Christmas Day / Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol / Newton’s Double
Nightingales Sing
No Man’s Land Week 12 – No Man’s Land
Nobleman and Thresherman Week 98 – Nobleman and Thresherman
Nobleman’s Wedding Week 30 – The Nobleman’s Wedding
Nora Daly
Northill May Song Week 36 – Northill May Song
Nottingham Goose Fair
Now All You Lads
Nutting Girl Week 91 – The Nutting Girl
O Good Ale
O Once I was a Shepherd Boy
Off to Epsom Races
Old Brown’s Daughter
Old Green River
Old John Braddalum
Old Miser Week 85 – The Old Miser
On Board a Ninety-Eight Week 113 – On Board a Ninety-Eight
On Christmas Day
Once I Courted a Damsel
Once I had a sweetheart Week 66 – As Sylvie was walking
One Cold Morning in December Week 15 – One Cold Morning in December / The Drunkard and the Pig
One Night As I Lay on My Bed
Outlandish Knight Week 28 – The Outlandish Knight
Oyster Girl
Pace Egging Song Week 84 – Pace Egging Song
Padstow Wassail
Painting the Town
Petition Of The Pigs In Kent Week 103 – Petition Of The Pigs In Kent
Poison Beer
Poison in a Glass of Wine Week 111 – Worcester City
Polly on the Shore
Polly Vaughan Week 76 – The Setting of the Sun
Poor Frozen-out Gardeners Week 73 – Poor Frozen-out Gardeners
Poor Old Horse Week 109 – Poor Old Horse
Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Queen of the May Week 37 – Queen of the May
Raking the Hay Week 51 – Raking the Hay
Rakish Young Fellow Week 32 – The Rakish Young Fellow
Rambling Blade Week 60 – The Rambling Blade
The Rambling Irishman
Rambling Sailor Week 31 – The Rambling Sailor
Recruited Collier
Rejoice and be Merry (Gallery Carol) Week 121 – Saint Stephen / Rejoice and be Merry
Riding Down to Portsmouth Week 1 – Riding Down to Portsmouth
Rigs of the Time Week 54 – The Rigs of the Time
Rigs of Rye Week 49 – The Rigs of Rye
Roll Jordan Roll
Rolling in the Dew
Rose of Allendale
Roving Journeyman Week 23 – The Roving Journeyman
Royal Forester
Saint Stephen Week 121 – Saint Stephen / Rejoice and be Merry
Salisbury Plain
Week 248 – Sally Free and Easy
Sans Day Carol
Saucy Sailor Week 3 – Saucy Sailor
Seeds of Love  
Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol (Hark the Glad Sound) Week 122 – Hymn for Christmas Day / Sellwood Mollineux’ Carol / Newton’s Double
Setting of the Sun Week 76 – The Setting of the Sun
Seven Joys of Mary Week 119 – The Seven Joys of Mary
Sheep Shearing Song Week 45 – Sheep Shearing Song
Sheffield Apprentice
Shepherd of the Downs Week 2 – A Shepherd of the Downs
Shepherd’s Song Week 14 – The Shepherd’s Song
Shepherds Amazed Week 120 – The Shepherds Amazed
Shooting Goschen’s Cocks Up Week 13 – Shooting Goschen’s Cocks Up
Sing a Full Song
Six Dukes
Sleep on beloved
Small Birds Whistle
So Was I
Soldier and the Lady
Somerset Wassail
Sovay Week 87 – Sovay
Spencer the Rover Week 11 – Spencer the Rover
Spotted Cow
Stroll Away the Morning Dew Week 39 – Stroll Away the Morning Dew
Sussex Carol Week 18 – The Sussex Carol
Swalcliffe May Day Carol Week 88 – Swalcliffe May Day Carol
Swansea Town
Sweet Chiming Bells
Sweet Lemeney Week 96 – Sweet Lemeney
Sweet Swansea Week 29 – Sweet Swansea
There is a Fountain of Christ’s Blood
There Was Four-and-Twenty Strangers Week 58 – There Was Four-and-Twenty Strangers / The Irish hop-pole puller
This is the truth sent from above Week 69 – This is the truth sent from above
Three Maidens a-Milking Did Go Week 81 – Three Maidens a-Milking Did Go
Through Lonesome Woods Week 100 – Through Lonesome Woods
Trees are All Bare
Tees they do grow high
‘Twas on one April Morning
Underneath your apron Week 10 – Underneath your apron
Up in the North
Van Diemen’s Land
Veteran
Wager, A Week 21 – A Wager
Wait till the clouds roll by
Warlike Seamen
Wassail Songs Week 71 – The Gower Wassail

Week Before Easter Week 83 – A Week Before Easter
When a man’s in love Week 75 – When a man’s in love
When Autumn Skies Were Blue Week 57 – When Autumn Skies Were Blue
When I was on horseback
When Jones’ Ale was new Week 44 – When Jones’ Ale was new
When Spring Comes In
While Shepherds Watched

White Cockade
White Hare (White Hare of Howden) Week 118 – The White Hare
Whitsun Dance
Who owns the game?
Widow that Keeps the Cock Inn
Wild Rover Week 41 – The Wild Rover
William Rufus
William Taylor (William Taylor the Poacher) Week 5 – William Taylor
Wind across the Wild Moor Week 24 – The Wind across the Wild Moor
Woodman’s Daughter Week 89 – The Woodman’s Daughter
Wop She ‘ad it-io Week 47 – Wop She ‘ad it-io
Worcester City Week 111 – Worcester City
Working on the new railroad
Ye Boys o’ Callieburn
Young Banker
Young girl cut down in her prime Week 150 – Young girl cut down in her prime

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