Special Issue 47:2-3
Ballads and Songs in the Eighteenth Century

Guest Editor: Ruth Perry
Ballads and Lyrics

1. “The Bonny Hinde,” (lyrics) performed by Dianne Dugaw . Illustration for Maureen N. McLane, “Dating Orality, Thinking Balladry: Of Milkmaids and Minstrels in 1771,” pp, 131-52.

2. “Two Little Babes” (lyrics) performed by Susan and Marie Applegate of Yoncalla, Oregon. Illustration for Dianne Dugaw, “On the ‘Darling Songs’ of Poets, Scholars, and Singers: An Introduction,” pp. 97-114, and for Maureen N. McLane, “Dating Orality, Thinking Balladry: Of Milkmaids and Minstrels in 1771,” pp, 131-52.

3. Two songs from the Charnwood Opera ("When Popish Jemmy" and "The Coney Warren") (lyrics) performed by Gerald Porter. Illustration for Gerald Porter and Jukka Tiusanen, “Performing Resistance to the New Rural Order: An Unpublished Ballad Opera and the Green Song,” pp. 203-32.

4. “Stonecutters Song” (lyrics) performed by “Simply English.” Illustration for Mary-Ann Constantine, “Songs and Stones: Iolo Morganwg (1747-1826), Mason and Bard,” pp. 233-52.

5. “Land o’ The Leal” (lyrics) performed by Ruth Perry with Neal MacMillan on the Northumberland pipes and Joanie Bronfman on the concertina. Illustration for Carol McGuirk, “Jacobite History to National Song: Robert Burns and Carolina Oliphant (Baroness Nairne),” pp. 253-88.

6. “Caller Herrin’” (lyrics) performed by Danny Spooner. Illustration for Carol McGuirk, “Jacobite History to National Song: Robert Burns and Carolina Oliphant (Baroness Nairne),” pp. 253-88.

7. “Will Ye No Come Back Again” (lyrics) performed by Dianne Dugaw. Illustration for Carol McGuirk, “Jacobite History to National Song: Robert Burns and Carolina Oliphant (Baroness Nairne),” pp. 253-88.

8. “Sheath and Knife” (lyrics) performed by Ruth Perry with Neal MacMillan on concertina. Illustration for Ruth Perry, “Brother Trouble: Incest Ballads of the British Isles,” pp. 289-308.

9. “The Cruel Mother” (lyrics) performed by Susanna Perry with Josh Culley on accordian, recorder, and vocals, Barry Gilmore on thebodhran and boouzouki, and David Heiser on the guitar. Illustration for Tim Fulford, “Fallen Ladies and Cruel Mothers: Ballad Singers and Ballad Heroines in the Eighteenth Century,” pp. 309-330.