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Songs of the West

Sabine Baring-Gould: Songs of the West

Sabine Baring-Gould, H. Fleetwood Sheppard,
Songs of the West
Folk Songs of Devon and Cornwall Collected from the Mouth of the People
London: Methuen, 5th edition, 1913,
Kissinger Legacy Reprints, ISBN 978-1-16976073-7, 2010

See also the website Songs of the West.

Songs

  1. By Chance It Was (Roud 6901)
  2. The Hunting of Arscott of Tetcott (Roud 6902)
  3. Upon a Sunday Morning (Roud 6903)
  4. The Trees They Are So High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222)
  5. Parson Hogg (Roud 1861; Henry H222)
  6. Cold Blows the Wind, Sweet-Heart (Roud 51; Child 78)
  7. The Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  8. Roving Jack the Journeyman (Roud 360; G/D 7:1397)
  9. Brixham Town (Roud 1861??)
  10. Green Broom (Roud 379; G/D 5:950; Henry H147)
  11. As Johnny Walked Out (Roud 1437; Laws O9; G/D 5:966)
  12. The Miller and His Sons (Roud 138; Laws Q21; G/D 3:703)
  13. Ormond the Brave (Roud 6905)
  14. Sir John Barleycorn (Roud 164; G/D 3:559)
  15. Sweet Nightingale (Roud 371)
  16. Widdecombe Fair (Roud 137)
  17. Ye Maidens Pretty (Roud 6905)
  18. The Silly Old Man (Roud 2640; Child 283; G/D 2:267)
  19. The Months of the Year (Roud 1954)
  20. The Chimney Sweep (Roud 1217)
  21. The Saucy Sailor (Roud 531; Laws K38; G/D 1:49)
  22. Blue Muslin (Roud 573)
  23. The Death of Parker (Roud 1032)
  24. The Hal-an-Tow or Helston Furry Dance (Roud 1520)
  25. Blow Away Ye Morning Breezes (Roud 1025)
  26. The Hearty Good Fellow (Roud 393)
  27. The Bonny Bunch of Roses (Roud 664; Laws J5; G/D 1:155)
  28. The Last of the Singers (SBG/1/1/149)
  29. The Tythe Pig (Roud 574; TYG 45)
  30. Old Witchet (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab)
  31. Jan's Courtship (Roud 575; G/D 4:760; Henry H820)
  32. The Drowned Lover (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244)
  33. Childe the Hunter (SBG/1/5/8)
  34. The Cottage Thatched With Straw (Roud 1270)
  35. Cicely Sweet (Roud 6908)
  36. A Sweet Pretty Maiden Sat Under a Tree (SBG/1/5/11)
  37. The White Cockade (Roud 191; TYG 2)
  38. The Sailor's Farewell (Roud 165)
  39. A Maiden Sat A-Weeping (Roud 170)
  40. The Blue Kerchief (Roud 378; G/D 5:1040; Henry H161ab)
  41. Come to My Window (Roud 966)
  42. Tommy a' Lynn (Roud 294; Henry H480a; TYG 27)
  43. The Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143)
  44. The Broken Token (Roud 265; Laws N35; G/D 5:1037; Henry H232)
  45. The Mole-Catcher (Roud 1052)
  46. The Keenly Lode (Roud 6909)
  47. May-Day Carol (Roud 305)
  48. The Lover's Tasks (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329)
  49. Lullabye (Roud 23220)
  50. The Gypsy Countess (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  51. The Grey Mare (Roud 680; Laws P8; G/D 4:761; Henry H90)
  52. The Wreck Off Scilly (Roud 388; Laws K8)
  53. Henry Martyn (Roud 104; Child 250)
  54. Plymouth Sound (Roud 6911)
  55. The Fox (Roud 131; G/D 3:499; Henry H38)
  56. Furze Bloom (Roud 1038)
  57. The Oxen Ploughing (Roud 686)
  58. Flora, the Lily of the West (Roud 957; Laws P29; Henry H578)
  59. The Simple Ploughboy (Roud 186; Laws M24; G/D 1:170; Henry H105)
  60. Fair Lady, Pity Me (Roud 6912)
  61. The Painful Plough (Roud 355; G/D 3:448)
  62. At the Setting of the Sun (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114)
  63. Jolly Fellows that Follow the Plough (Roud 346; G/D 3:418)
  64. The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37)
  65. The Bold Dragoon (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470)
  66. Trinity Sunday (SBG/1/6/69)
  67. The Blue Flame (SBG/1/6/70)
  68. Strawberry Fair (Roud 173)
  69. The Country Farmer's Son (SBG/1/6/72)
  70. The Hostess' Daughter (Roud 914)
  71. The Jolly Goss-Hawk (Roud 1048)
  72. The Song of the Moor (SBG/2/2/249)
  73. One a May Morning So Early (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152)
  74. The Spotted Cow (Roud 956)
  75. Three Jovial Welshmen (Roud 283; G/D 2:283)
  76. Well Met! Well Met (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332)
  77. Poor Old Horse (Roud 513; TYG 60)
  78. The Dilly Song (Roud 133)
  79. A Country Dance (Roud 1517)
  80. Constant Johnny (Roud 1702)
  81. The Duke's Hunt (Roud 584; TYG 76)
  82. The Bell-Ringing (Roud 1515)
  83. A-Nutting We Will Go (Roud 509; G/D 7:1475)
  84. Down By a River Side (Roud 1438)
  85. The Barley Raking (Roud 1024; G/D 6:1154)
  86. A Ship Came Sailing Over the Sea
  87. The Rambling Sailor (Roud 518; G/D 7:1477)
  88. Willy Coombe (Roud 3318)
  89. Midsummer Carol (Roud 6913)
  90. The Blackbird in the Bush (Roud 290)
  91. The Green Bed (Roud 276; Laws K36; G/D 1:48; Henry H779)
  92. The Loyal Lover (Roud 578)
  93. The Streams of Nantsian (Roud 688; Henry H520)
  94. The Drunken Maidens (Roud 252)
  95. Tobacco Is an Indian Weed (Roud 1457)
  96. Fair Susan (SBG/1/7/101)
  97. The False Bride (Roud 154; G/D 6:1198)
  98. The Barley Straw (Roud 12814)
  99. Death and the Lady (Roud 1031)
  100. Both Sexes Give Ear (Roud 728; G/D 7:1269)
  101. I Rode My Little Horse (Roud 1045)
  102. Among the New-Mown Hay (Roud 2941)
  103. I'll Build Myself a Gallant Ship (Roud 484; G/D 6:1116; Henry H180)
  104. Colly, My Cow (Roud 6914)
  105. Within a Garden (SBG/1/7/110)
  106. The Bonny Bird (Roud 293; G/D 6:1141; Henry H215)
  107. The Lady and the Prentice (Roud 903; Laws M12; Henry H729)
  108. Paul Jones (Roud 967; Laws A4)
  109. The Merry Haymakers (Roud 153; Henry H697)
  110. In Bibberley Town (Roud 585; TYG 21)
  111. The Marigold (Roud 951; G/D 1:40)
  112. Arthur Le Bride (Roud 2355; G/D 1:78)
  113. The Keeper (Roud 1519)
  114. The Queen of Hearts (Roud 3195)
  115. The Owl (Roud 496)
  116. My Mother Did So Before Me (SBG/1/3/282)
  117. A Week's Work Well Done (Roud 433; Laws Q6)
  118. The Old Man Can't Keep His Wife at Home (SBG/1/3/61)
  119. Sweet Farewell (Roud 6916)
  120. Old Adam the Poacher (Roud 13907)
  121. The Evening Prayer (Roud 1704)

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Recordings of songs collected by Sabine Baring-Gould

Marilyn Tucker & Paul Wilson, Dead Maid's Land, Traditional Songs from Devon and Cornwall from the collection of Sabine Baring-Gould, CD, WildGoose WGS292CD, 2008

Martin Graebe & Shan Cowan, Parallel Strands, CD, WildGoose WGS323CD, 2005

Martin & Shan Graebe, Dusty Diamonds, CD, WildGoose WGS359CD, 2008