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Traditional Tunes

Frank Kidson: Traditional Tunes

Frank Kidson (collector and editor),
Traditional Tunes.
Oxford: Chas. Taphouse & Son, 1891,
ISBN 0 304 93754 1.
Llanerch Press, 1999 (facsimile reprint),
ISBN 978 1 861430 81 7

Traditional Tunes

The songs are referenced by page numbers.

  1. The Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26)
  2. Chevy Chace (Roud 223; Child 162)
  3. The Knight and Shepherd's Daughter (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465)
  4. The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215)
  5. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249)
  6. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163)
  7. Henry Martin (Roud 104; Child 250)
  8. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470)
  9. Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  10. Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212)
  11. Scarborough Fair (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329)
  12. My True Love Once He Courted Me (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683)
  13. Green Bushes (Roud 1040; Laws P2; Henry H143)
  14. The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524)
  15. The Spinning Wheel (Roud 1090)
  16. The Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224)
  17. Through the Grove (Roud 1682)
  18. Come All Ye Bold Young Countrymen (Roud 1092)
  19. Forty Miles (Roud 608; G/D 5:983)
  20. My Valentine (Roud 945)
  21. The Nightingale (Roud 1093; Laws M37; G/D 1:18; Henry H75a)
  22. The Gown of Green (Roud 1085; G/D 4:907)
  23. The Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960)
  24. Young Roger of the Valley (Roud 590)
  25. The Sprig of Thyme (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  26. The Spotted Cow (Roud 956)
  27. The Goose and the Gander (Roud 1094)
  28. Three Maidens A-Milking Did Go (Roud 290)
  29. Colin and Phoebe (Roud 512)
  30. Mary Across the Wild Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175)
  31. The Grey Mare (Roud 680; Laws P8; G/D 4:761; Henry H90)
  32. Robin Tamson's Smiddy (Roud 939; Laws O12)
  33. Highland Mary (Roud 1095)
  34. The Brewer Laddie (Roud 867; G/D 4:916)
  35. The Banks of Claudy (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693)
  36. The Banks of Strathblane (Roud 1096; G/D 6:1132)
  37. An Auld Man He Courted Me (Roud 210)
  38. Rother Glen (Roud 1097)
  39. The Mammy's Pet (Roud 1098)
  40. Maggie's Smile (Roud 1099)
  41. Glowerowerum (Roud 1101)
  42. Copshawholme Fair (Roud 9139)
  43. As We Were A-Sailing (Roud 492; Laws N4; G/D 1:180)
  44. The Bold Privateer (Roud 1000; Laws O32; Henry H514)
  45. On Board of a Man-of-War (Young Susan) (Roud 1533; Henry H556)
  46. Johnny Todd (Roud 1102; G/D 8:1583)
  47. Captain Death (Roud 1103)
  48. Outward Bound (Roud 1104)
  49. Just As the Tide Was Flowing (Roud 1105)
  50. The Indian Lass (Roud 2326)
  51. The Drowned Sailor (Roud 185; Laws K18; G/D 1:20)
  52. The Summer Morning (The White Cockade) (Roud 191)
  53. Polly Oliver's Ramble (Roud 367; Laws N14; Henry H166)
  54. The Bonny Scotch Lad (Roud 819; G/D 5:992; Henry H644)
  55. The Plains of Waterloo (Roud 1106; H608)
  56. Brennan on the Moor (Roud 476; Laws L7; G/D 2:258)
  57. Spence Broughton (Roud 1107)
  58. The Execution Song (Roud 1108)
  59. The Death of Bill Brown (Roud 609)
  60. Hares in the Old Plantation (Roud 363)
  61. The Cock Fight (Roud 211)
  62. The Fylingdale Fox Hunt (Roud 1109)
  63. The White Hare (Roud 1110)
  64. Saddle to Rags (Roud 2640; Child 283; G/D 2:267)
  65. Young Bucks A-Hunting Go (Roud 217; G/D 4:727)
  66. The Pretty Ploughboy (Roud 151)
  67. The Roving Heckler Lad (Roud 1111)
  68. I Am a Rover (Roud 1112)
  69. Down in Our Village (Roud 1113)
  70. Brocklesby Fair (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485)
  71. Down By the Derwent Side (Roud 1114)
  72. The Bonny Irish Boy (Roud 565; Laws P26; G/D 6:1080; Henry H168)
  73. When Adam Was First Created (Roud 728; G/D 7:1269)
  74. Spencer the Rover (Roud 1115)
  75. When I Was a Maid (Roud 894)
  76. The Jolly Shilling (Roud 1116)
  77. An Old Card Playing Song (Roud 884; G/D 3:571)
  78. With Henry Hunt We'll Go (Roud 1117)
  79. Lancashire Morris Dance
  80. The Foggy Dew (Roud 558; Laws O3; G/D 7:1496)
  81. The Soldier's Dream (Roud 13899)
  82. The Stolen Child (Roud 1120)
  83. Time to Remember the Poor (Roud 1121)

Appendix

Alternate tunes added after the book had been printed

  1. The Outlandish Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163)
  2. Scarborough Fair (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329)
  3. The Golden Glove (Roud 141; Laws N20; G/D 1:166; Henry H524)
  4. The Banks of the Sweet Dundee (Roud 148; Laws M25; G/D 2:224)
  5. The Farmer's Boy (Roud 408; Laws Q30; G/D 5:960)