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Folksongs Of Britain And Ireland

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Composed by Peter Kennedy.

Piano Songbook. Softcover. 824 pages. Published by Oak Publications. (MS.OK64642)

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A treasure trove for anyone interested in the folklore of the British Isles. Illustrated throughout, this lovely collection contains 360 folksongs from field recordings. Includes melody lines, lyrics, and chord symbols.

Songs Include:

  • A Blacksmith Courted Me
  • A Buxom Old Blonde (Hen Ladi Fowr Befelen)
  • A Health To All True-Lovers
  • A Thousand Curses On Love (Mile Marbhaisg Air A’Ghaol)
  • A-Beggin’ I Will Go
  • A-Going To The Fair
  • All Jolly Fellows
  • All Round My Hat
  • Although The Day It May Be Sunny (Ged Is Grianach An Latha)
  • An Occasional Song (Ambell I Gan)
  • An Old Man’s Not For Me At All (Sean Duine Cha Ghabh Mi Idir)
  • Arise And Put On Your Clothes (Eirigh’s Cuir Ort Do Chuid Eadaigh)
  • As I Roved Out
  • At The Cutting Of The Hay (In Aimsir Bhaint An Fheir)
  • ‘Tis Not Lamenting O’er Mac Siridh (Chan E Caoidh Mhic Shiridh)
  • ‘Twas At My Father’s House (Au Logis De Mon Pere)
  • ‘Twas There Beside A Fountain (Au Bord D’une Fountaine)
  • ‘Twixt Ian And Me’s A Stretch Of Water (Caolas Eadar Mi Is Iain)
  • Bargain With Me
  • Being Here Has Caused My Sorrow (Fath Mo Mhulaid A Bhith Ann)
  • Beside The Sea (Ar Lan Y Mor)
  • Billy Johnson’s Ball
  • Bitchon-Bitchette (Bitchon-Bitchette)
  • Blackberry Fold
  • Blackberry Grove
  • Blackbirds And Thrushes
  • Blow The Candle Out
  • Bogie’s Bonny Belle
  • Bold Reynard
  • Boomba (Bwmba)
  • Brennan’s On The Moor
  • Brian-O-Linn
  • Bridget O’Malley (Brid Og Ni Mhaille)
  • Bring In The Punch Ladle
  • Ca The Yowes To The Knowes
  • Camborne Hill (Bryn Cambron)
  • Campbell The Rover
  • Casro, Manishi-O
  • Christina (Cairistiona)
  • Colin And Phoebe
  • Come And I Will Sing To You (Dus Ha My A Gan Dhys)
  • Come Write Me Down The Powers Above
  • Connaught Mary And James O’Donell (Maire Chonnact Agus Seamus O Donaill)
  • Dame Durden
  • Dark-Haired Alan (Ailein Duinn)
  • Dark-Haired Jimmy Owen (Seimidh Eoghaninin Duibh)
  • Deep In Love
  • Derry Gaol
  • Donald O’Mullen (Donall O Maolaine)
  • Donnelly And Cooper
  • Down At The Wake-House (Thios I Dteach A’ Torraimh)
  • Down By Blackwaterside
  • Drink Old England Dry
  • E-Choin’ Horn
  • Easter Snow
  • Epsom Races
  • Erin-Go-Bragh
  • Fagan The Cobbler
  • Fair Bridget (Brid Bhan)
  • Fair Liza (Lisa Lan)
  • Fairest Maid (Lodes Lan)
  • Farewell To Whisky
  • Farewell, For I Am Leaving My Land (Ffarweliwch, Rwy’n Madal A’m)
  • Firelock Stile
  • Gamekeepers Lie Sleeping
  • Gentle Gwen (Gwenno Fwyn)
  • Going To Mass Last Sunday
  • Good Ale
  • Grat For Gruel
  • Green Brooms
  • Green Bushes
  • Green Grass It Grows Bonny
  • Green Grows The Laurel
  • Ground For The Floor
  • Hal-An-Tow (Hal-An-Tow)
  • Harry The Tailor
  • Have You Seen Ronald Or Alan? (Faca Sibh Raghaill Na Aileen?)
  • He Comes Down Our Alley
  • Heenan And Sayers
  • Here’s To The Grog
  • Hop-Tu-Naa (Hop-Tu-Naa)
  • Hunt The Wren (Helg Yn Dreean)
  • Hush, Little Babbie
  • I Am A Young Man (Bachgen Ifanc Ydwyf)
  • I Binged Avree
  • I Bought Myself A Cock
  • I Did Lose My Wife (J’ai Perdu Ma Femme)
  • I Did See My Own True-Lover (Chunnaic Mise Mo Leannan)
  • I Spent the Night, Although ‘Twas Long (Thug Mi ‘N Oidhche Ged B’Fhad’ I)
  • I Went To Visit The Rosses (Chuaigh Me ‘Na Rosann)
  • I Wished To Be Single Again
  • If I’d Only The Shoes (Si J’Avais Les Souliers)
  • In Sheffield Park
  • It Rains, It Hails And Snows And Blows (Glaw, Keser, Ergh Ow-Cul Yma)
  • It’s Far From Home I’d Know You (Is Fada O Bhaile A D’Aithneoinn)
  • It’s Time To Go Home (Te Traa Goll Thie)
  • Jack Hall
  • James McMurrough (Seamus Mac Murchaidh)
  • Jim, The Carter Lad
  • Joe Bowman
  • John Barleycorn
  • John Barleycorn’s A Hero Bold
  • John The Bone (Jowan Bon)
  • John, Little John (Jean, Petit Jean)
  • John, Little Lad (Jean, Petit Coq)
  • Journey Of The Blessed Virgin Mary (Troilt Y Voidyn Moirrey Bannee)
  • Keepers And Poachers
  • Lad Of Lovely Hair (Fhir An Leadin Thlath)
  • Locks And Bolts
  • Lovely Rosie (Belle Rose)
  • Macpherson’s Lament
  • Madam, Will You Walk?
  • Madeleine (Madeleine)
  • Mandi Went To Poove The Grys
  • Many ‘s A Long Footstep
  • Marguerite (Marguerite)
  • Marlborough (Malbrouck)
  • May Day Song (Can Cala Me)
  • Me Brother’s ‘Orse
  • Morrissey And The Russian Sailor
  • My Dark-Haired Maid From Cornaig (Mo Nighean DOnn A Cornaig)
  • My Darling Ploughman Boy
  • My Father A Husband’s Given Me (Mon Pere M’a Donne-Z-Un Mari)
  • My Father Had An Acre Of Land
  • My Father He Married Me Off (Mon Pere Il Me Marie)
  • My Fine Maid (Fy Morwyn Ffein)
  • My Love She’s A Venus (Mae ‘Nghariad I’n Fenws)
  • My Mother Sends Me To Market (Ma Mere M’Envoie-T-Au Marche)
  • My Old Man Is Very Ill (Man Bouonhomme Est Bein Malade)
  • Nancy Whisky
  • Needlecases
  • Never Wed A’ Auld Man
  • Newlyn Town
  • Next Monday Morning
  • No Sir
  • O Lad So Young And Gentle Thee (A Fhleasgaich Oig Is Ceanalta)
  • O Little Sister (A Phiuthrag’s A Phiuthar)
  • O My Blackbird Gay (‘S Oro Londubh Bui)
  • O Tree Of Apples (O Chraobh Nan Ubhal)
  • O Who Will Play The Silver Whistle? (Co Sheinneas An Fhideag Airgid?)
  • O’Boyle’s Daughter (Nion A’ Bhaoilligh)
  • Oko Vela O Chavo
  • Old Daddy Fox
  • Old Grey Beard
  • Old King Cole
  • On Ilkla Moor Bah T’At
  • On The Fens Of Tredegar (Ar Ben Waun Tredegar)
  • Our Wedding Day
  • Poison In A Glass Of Wine
  • Polly Vaughan
  • Poor Wee Jockie Clarke
  • Ramble-Away
  • Rap-Tap-Tap
  • Remember The Barley Straw
  • Rise Up, My Darling (Eiriugh Suas A Stoirin)
  • Rocking The Cradle
  • Rolling In The Dew
  • Rosin, The Beau
  • Rothsay-O
  • Row-Dow-Dow
  • Rue The Day
  • Sail Away (Shiaull Ersooyl)
  • She Was A Rum One
  • She Was A Rum One
  • Six Jolly Miners
  • Soldier, Soldier
  • Son Of Dougal, Son Of Rory (A Mich Dhughall ‘Ic Ruairidh)
  • Son Of John, Son Of James (A Mhic Iain ‘Ic Sheumais)
  • Spencer The Rover
  • Spin, Wheel, Spin (Snieu, Queeyl, Snieu)
  • Sweep, Chim-nie Sweep
  • Sweet Blooming Lavendar
  • Sweet Fanny Adams
  • Sylvia
  • Take My Farewell Over Gunna (Bheir Mo Shoraidh Thar Ghunnaidh)
  • Tam Broon
  • The Atching Tan Song
  • The Bala-Ffestiniog Train (Tren O’r Bala I Ffestiniog)
  • The Bald-Headed End Of The Broom
  • The Barley Mow
  • The Barnyards O’Delgaty
  • The Beggar Wench
  • The Berryfields Of Blair
  • The Birmingham Boys
  • The Black Horse (Y Ceffyl Du)
  • The Black Ram
  • The Black Velvet Band
  • The Blackbird (Y Deryn Du)
  • The Blackthorn Tree (An Draighnean Donn)
  • The Bold English Navvy
  • The Bonny Labouring Boy
  • The Bonny Wee Window
  • The Brisk And Bonny Lass
  • The Buchan Miller
  • The Burnt-Out Old Fellow (An Seanduine Doighte)
  • The Candlelight Fisherman
  • The Choring Song
  • The Coachman’s Whip
  • The Contented Countryman
  • The Counting Song
  • The Country Courtship
  • The Crab-Fish
  • The Crocodile
  • The Cuckoo
  • The Cuckoo (Y Gwcw)
  • The Cunning Cobbler
  • The Deluded Lover
  • The Deserted Husband
  • The Doffin’ Mistress
  • The Dumb Wife
  • The Ewie Wi’ The Crookit Horn
  • The Factory Girl
  • The False Bride
  • The False Young Man
  • The Farmer’s Boy
  • The Foggy Foggy Dew
  • The Folkstone Murder
  • The Forsaken Mother And Child
  • The Frog And The Mouse
  • The Gallant Poacher
  • The Game Of Cards
  • The Game-Cock
  • The Gentle Old Man (Yr Hen Wr Mwyn)
  • The German Musicianer
  • The Greasy Cook
  • The Greenwood Laddie
  • The Grey Horse (Y March Glas)
  • The Grey Mari (Y Feri Lwyd)
  • The Grinding Song (Arrane Y Blifh)
  • The Hard Times Of Old England
  • The Haselbury Girl
  • The Hawk And The Crow
  • The Herring Song
  • The Holly Bears A Berry (‘Ma Grun War’n Gelynen)
  • The Hot Ash-Pelt
  • The Husband-Man And The Servant-Man
  • The Innocent Hare
  • The Irish Barber
  • The Irish Familie
  • The Irish Girl (An Cailin Gaelach)
  • The Iron Door
  • The Jealous Woman (A Bhean Iadach)
  • The Jolly Gos-Hawk
  • The Jolly Miller
  • The Jolly Thresher
  • The Jolly Tinker
  • The Jolly Wagoner
  • The Judgement ((Y Farn A Fydd)
  • The Jug Of Punch
  • The King’s Own Guards (Gardai ‘N Ri)
  • The Knickerbocker Line
  • The Knife In The Window
  • The Labouring Man’s Daughter
  • The Lady O’ The Dainty Doon-By
  • The Lakes Of Shallin
  • The Lanky Lad (Y Bachgen Main)
  • The Lawyer’s Daughter (La Fille De L’Avocat)
  • The Linen Song
  • The Lion’s Den
  • The Little Ball Of Yarn
  • The Little Beggerman
  • The Little Corvette (Le Petit Navire)
  • The Little Dressmaker (Le Petit Couturier)
  • The Little Gipsy Girl
  • The Long And Wishing Eye
  • The Long Peggin’ Awl
  • The Lost Lady Found
  • The Machiner’s Song
  • The Magpie’s Nest
  • The Maid Of Australia
  • The Mallard
  • The Merry Haymakers
  • The Milking Song (Arrane Ny Vlieaun)
  • The Miller’s Last Will
  • The Misty Mountain (Beinn A’ Cheathaich)
  • The Mole-Catcher
  • The Months Of The Year
  • The Moss O’ Burreldale
  • The Mountain Stream
  • The Muckin’ O’ Geordie’s Byre
  • The New-Found Island (An T-Oilean Ur)
  • The New-Mown Hay
  • The Nightingales Sing
  • The Nobleman’s Wedding
  • The Northamtonshire Poacher
  • The Nursemaid (An Bhanaltra)
  • The Nutting Girl
  • The Old Fat Buck
  • The Old Man Said To His Daughter Dear (Dywetse’r Hen Ddyn Wrth Ei Ferch)
  • The Old Woman Of Blighter Town
  • The One Thing Or The Other
  • The Overgate
  • The Oxford Girl
  • The Oyster Girl
  • The Parcel From A Lady
  • The Parson And The Clerk
  • The Penny Wager
  • The Ploughboy
  • The Poor Auld Maid
  • The Queen Among The Heather
  • The Ram Song
  • The Rigs Of The Time
  • The Roving Journeyman
  • The Roving Ploughboy-O
  • The Scolding Wife
  • The Seaman Fine (Le Bon Marain)
  • The Seeds Of Love
  • The Sheep Are ‘Neath The Snow (Ny Kirree Fo Niaghtey)
  • The Soldier And The Sailor
  • The Song Of The Blackbird (Arrane Y Lhondhoo)
  • The Song Of The Travelling Fairies (Arrane Ny Sheeaghyn Troailtagh)
  • The Spotted Cow
  • The Squire And The Gipsy
  • The Standing Stones
  • The Summer Will Come (Tiocfaidh An Samradh)
  • The Sweet Nightingale (An Eos Whek)
  • The Tattie Time
  • The Tavern On The Moor (Tafarn Y Rhos)
  • The Three Damsels And The Cobbler (Les Trois Demoiselles Et Le Cordonnier)
  • The Travelling Candyman
  • The Tree On The Hill (An Wedhen War An Vre)
  • The Turnip-Hoer
  • The Twenty-Fifth Of October (Le Vingt-Cinquieme Du Mois)
  • The Washing Song (Arrane Ny Niee)
  • The Wearing Of The Britches
  • The Wild Man Of Borneo
  • The Yellow Handerkerchief
  • The Young Drummers Three (Les Trois Jeunes Tambours)
  • The Young Soldiers Three (Les Trois Jeunes Soldats)
  • Thousands or More
  • Three Jolly Sportsman
  • Three Maidens To Milking Did Go
  • Three Men Went A-Hunting
  • Three Sacmping Rogues
  • To Be A Good Companion
  • Tom Pearce
  • Tramps And Hawkers
  • Trelawny (Trelawny)
  • Turpin Hero
  • Twankydillo
  • Up To The Rigs
  • Van Diemen’s Land
  • Ver-du-ron, Ver-du-ro-net’-o (Ver-du-ron, ver-du-ro-net’o)
  • Wand’ring Through The Churchyard (Rown I’n Rhodio Mynwent Eglwys)
  • Was You Ever See?
  • We’ll All Go A-Hunting To-Day
  • Wet Is The Night (Fliuch An Oidhche)
  • What’s The Life Of A Man?
  • When A Man’s In Love
  • When I Was A Boy
  • When Jone’s Ale Was New
  • When You Go To The Fair (Ma Theid Tu ‘Un Aonaigh)
  • Where Are You Going To, My Pretty Maid? (Pelea Era Why Moaz, Moes Fettow Teag?)
  • Wild Rover
  • Wim-Wam-Waddles
  • Yon Green Valley
  • Young And Growing
  • Young Donald (Donall Og)
  • Young Roger Esquire

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