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The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

John Jacob Niles
The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles
Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000
ISBN 978-0813109879

The Ballads

  1. Riddles Wisely Expounded (Roud 161; Child 1)
  2. The Elfin Knight (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329)
  3. The False Knight Upon the Road (Roud 20; Child 3)
  4. Lady Isabel and the Elf-Knight (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163)
  5. Earl Brand (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220)
  6. The Fair Flower of Northumberland (Roud 25; Child 9; G/D 6:1149)
  7. The Twa Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213)
  8. The Cruel Brother (Roud 26; Child 11)
  9. Lord Randal (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814)
  10. Edward (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35)
  11. Babylon; or, The Bonnie Banks o Fordie (Roud 27; Child 14; G/D 2:199)
  12. Hind Horn (Roud 28; Child 17; G/D 5:1022)
  13. Sir Lionel (Roud 29; Child 18)
  14. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193; TYG 73)
  15. The Maid and the Palmer (Roud 2335; Child 21)
  16. Judas (Roud 3964; Child 23)
  17. The Three Ravens (Roud 5; Child 26)
  18. The Marriage of Sir Gawain (Roud 3966; Child 31)
  19. King John and the Bishop (Roud 302; Child 45; G/D 2:281)
  20. The Twa Brothers (Roud 38; Child 49)
  21. Lizie Wan (Roud 234; Child 51)
  22. Young Beichan (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470)
  23. The Cherry Tree Carol (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327)
  24. Dives and Lazarus (Roud 477; Child 56)
  25. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17)
  26. Lady Maisry (Roud 45; Child 65)
  27. Young Hunting (Roud 47; Child 68)
  28. Lord Thomas and Fair Annet (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212)
  29. Fair Margaret and Sweet William (Roud 253; Child 74; G/D 2:337)
  30. Lord Lovel (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232)
  31. The Lass of Roch Royal (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226)
  32. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)
  33. The Wife of Usher's Well (Roud 196; Child 79)
  34. Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard (Roud 52; Child 81)
  35. The Bonny Birdy (Roud 3972; Child 82)
  36. Bonny Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  37. Lady Alice (Roud 147; Child 85)
  38. Lamkin (Roud 6; Child 93; G/D 2:187; Henry H735)
  39. The Maid Freed from the Gallows (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248)
  40. The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter (Roud 67; Child 110; G/D 7:1465)
  41. Johnie Cock (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250)
  42. Robin Hood and the Monk (Roud 3978; Child 119)
  43. Robin Hood's Death (Roud 3299; Child 120)
  44. Robin Hood and the Potter (Roud 3979; Child 121)
  45. Robin Hood and Little John (Roud 1322; Child 125)
  46. The Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood (Roud 333; Child 132)
  47. Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires (Roud 71; Child 140; G/D 2:243)
  48. Queen Eleanor's Confession (Roud 74; Child 156; G/D 2:208)
  49. King Henry's Fifth Conquest of France (Roud 251; Child 164)
  50. The Death of Queen Jane (Roud 77; Child 170; G/D 3:693)
  51. Mary Hamilton (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195)
  52. The Gypsy Laddie (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  53. Geordie (Roud 90; Child 209; G/D 2:249)
  54. The Braes o Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215)
  55. James Harris (The Daemon Lover) (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332)
  56. The Suffolk Miracle (Roud 246; Child 272; Henry H217)
  57. Our Goodman (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab)
  58. / Get Up and Bar the Door (Roud 115; Child 275; G/D 2:321)
  59. The Wife Wrapt in Wether's Skin (Roud 117; Child 277; G/D 7:1282)
  60. The Farmer's Curst Wife (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320)
  61. The Sweet Trinity (The Golden Vanity) (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37)
  62. The Mermaid (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27)
  63. John of Hazelgreen (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029)
  64. The Brown Girl (Roud 180; Child 295)
  65. The Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470)