Child Ballads

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

14.

15.

16.

17.

18.

19.

20.

21.

22.

23.

24.

25.

26.

27.

28.

29.

30.

31.

32.

33.

34.

35.

36.

37.

38.

39.

40.

41.

42.

43.

44.

45.

46.

47.

48.

49.

50.

51.

52.

53.

54.

55.

56.

57.

58.

59.

60.

61.

62.

63.

64.

65.

66.

67.

68.

69.

70.

71.

72.

73.

74.

75.

76.

77.

78.

79.

80.

81.

82.

83.

84.

85.

86.

87.

88.

89.

90.

91.

92.

93.

94.

95.

96.

97.

98.

99.

100.

101.

102.

103.

104.

105.

106.

107.

108.

109.

110.

111.

112.

113.

114.

115.

116.

117.

118.

119.

120.

121.

122.

123.

124.

125.

126.

127.

128.

129.

130.

131.

132.

133.

134.

135.

136.

137.

138.

139.

140.

141.

142.

143.

144.

145.

146.

147.

148.

149.

150.

151.

152.

153.

154.

155.

156.

157.

158.

159.

160.

161.

162.

163.

164.

165.

166.

167.

168.

169.

170.

171.

172.

173.

174.

175.

176.

177.

178.

179.

180.

181.

182.

183.

184.

185.

186.

187.

188.

189.

190.

191.

192.

193.

194.

195.

196.

197.

198.

199.

200.

201.

202.

203.

204.

205.

206.

207.

208.

209.

210.

211.

212.

213.

214.

215.

216.

217.

218.

219.

220.

221.

222.

223.

224.

225.

226.

227.

228.

229.

230.

231.

232.

233.

234.

235.

236.

237.

238.

239.

240.

241.

242.

243.

244.

245.

246.

247.

248.

249.

250.

251.

252.

253.

254.

255.

256.

257.

258.

259.

260.

261.

262.

263.

264.

265.

266.

267.

268.

269.

270.

271.

272.

273.

274.

275.

276.

277.

278.

279.

280.

281.

282.

283.

284.

285.

286.

287.

288.

289.

290.

291.

292.

293.

294.

295.

296.

297.

298.

299.

300.

301.

302.

303.

304.

305.

Riddles Wisely Expounded

The Elfin Knight

The Fause Knight on the Road

Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight

Gil Brenton

Willie’s Lady

Earl Brand

Erlinton

The Fair Flower of Northumberland

The Twa Sisters

The Cruel Brother

Lord Rendal

Edward

Babylon or The Bonnie Banks o Fordie

Leesom Brand

Sheath and Knife

Hind Horn

Sir Lionel

King Orfeo

The Cruel Mother

The Maid and the Palmer

St. Stephen and Herod

Judas

Bonnie Annie

Willie’s Lyke-Wake

The Three Ravens

The Whummil Bore

Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane

The Boy and the Mantle

King Arthur and King Cornwall

The Marriage of Sir Gawain

King Henry

Kempy Kay

Kemp Owyne

Allison Gross

The Laily Worm and the Machrel of the Sea

Thomas Rymer

The Wee Wee Man

Tam Lin

The Queen of Elfan’s Nourice

Hind Etin

Clerk Colvill

The Broomfield Hill

The Two Magicians

King John and the Bishop

Captain Wedderburn’s Courtship

Proud Lady Margaret

Young Andrew

The Twa Brothers

The Bonny Hind

Lizie Wan

The King’s Dochter Lady Jean

Young Beichan

The Cherry-Tree Carol

The Carnal and the Crane

Dives and Lazarus

Brown Robyn’s Confession

Sir Patrick Spens

Sir Aldingar

King Estmere

Sir Cawline

Fair Annie

Child Waters

Fair Janet

Lady Maisry

Lord Ingram and Chiel Wyet

Glasgerion

Young Hunting

Clerk Sanders

Willie and Lady Maisry

The Bent Sae Brown

The Clerk’s Twa Sons o Owensford

Lord Thomas and Annet

Fair Margaret and Sweet William

Lord Lovel

The Lass of Roch Royal

Sweet William’s Ghost

The Unquiet Grave

The Wife of Usher’s Well

Old Robin of Portingale

Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard

The Bonny Birdy

Child Maurice

Bonny Barbara Allen

Lady Alice

Young Benjie

Prince Robert

Young Johnstone

Fause Foodrage

Jellon Grame

Fair Mary of Wallington

Bonny Bee Hom

Lamkin

Young Waters

The Maid Freed From the Gallows

The Gay Goshawk

Brown Robin

Brown Adam

Johnie Scott

Willie o Winesberry

Willie o Couglas Dale

Willie and Earl Richard’s Daughter

Rose the Red and White Lily

Prince Heathen

The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington

The Famous Flower of Serving Men

Will Steward and John

Christopher White

Tom Potts

The Knight and the Shepherd’s Daughter

Crow and Pie

Blow Away the Morning Dew

The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry

Johnie Cock

Robyn and Gandeleyn

Adam Bell, Clim of the Clough and William of Cloudesly

The Gest of Robyn Hode

Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne

Robin Hood and the Monk

Robin Hood’s Death

Robin Hood and the Potter

Robin Hood and the Butcher

Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar

The Jolly Pindar of Wakefield

Robin Hood and Little John

Robin Hood and the Tanner

Robin Hood and the Tinker

Robin Hood and the Newly Revived

Robin Hood and the Prince of Aragon

Robin Hood and the Scotchman

Robin Hood and the Ranger

The Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood

Robin Hood and the Beggar, I

Robin Hood and the Beggar, II

Robin Hood and the Shepherd

Robin Hood’s Delight

Robin Hood and the Pedlars

Robin Hood and Allen a Dale

Robin Hood’s Progress to Nottingham

Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires

Robin Hood Rescuing Will Stutly

Little John a Begging

Robin Hood and the Bishop

Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford

Robin Hood and Queen Katherine

Robin Hood’s Chase

Robin Hood’s Golden Prize

The Noble Fisherman or Robin Hood’s Preferment

Robin Hood’s Birth, Breeding, Valor and Marriage

Robin Hood and Maid Marian

The King’s Disguise, and Friendship with Robin Hood

Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow

Robin Hood and the Valiant Knight

A True Tale of Robin Hood

Sir Hugh, or the Jew’s Daughter

Queen Eleanor’s Confession

Gude Wallace

High Spencer’s Feats in France

Durham Field

The Knight of Liddesdale

The Battle of Otterburn

The Hunting of the Cheviot

The Battle of Harlaw

King Henry Fifth’s Conquest of France

Sir John Butler

The Rose of England

Andrew Bartin

Flodden Field

Johnie Armstrong

The Death of Queen Jane

Thomas Cromwell

Musselburgh Field

Mary Hamilton

Earl Bothwell

The Rising in the North

Northumberland Betrayed by Douglas

The Earl of Westmoreland

Captain Car, or, Edom o Gordon

Rookhope Ryde

King James and Brown

The Bonnie Earl o’ Moray

The Laird of Logie

Willie Macintosh

The Lads of Wamphray

Dick o the Cow

Kinmont Willie

Jock o the Side

Archie o Cawfield

Hobie Noble

Jamie Telfer of the Fair Dodhead

Hughie Graham

The Lochmaben Harper

The Death of Parcy Reed

The Laird of Wariston

Lord Maxwell’s Last Goodnight

The Fire of Frendruahgt

James Grant

Bonny John Seton

Bonnie House o’ Airlie

The Gypsy Laddie

Bessy Bell and Mary Gray

The Battle of Philiphaugh

The Baron of Brackley

Jamie Douglas

Loudon Hill, or Dromclog

Bothwell Bridge

Lord Delamere

Lord Dernwentwater

Geordie

Bonnie James Campbell

Bewick and Graham

The Duke of Athole’s Nurse

Sir James the Rose

The Braes o Yarrow

Rare Willie Drowned in Yarrow, or, The Water o Gamrie

The Mother’s Malison, or, Clyde’s Water

The Broom of Cowdenknows

The False Lover Won Back

The Gardener

The Bonny Lass of Anglesley

Katherine Jafray

Bonny Baby Livingston

Epie Morrie

The Lady of Arngosk

Rob Roy

Lizie Lindsay

Bonny Lizie Baillie

Glasgow Peggie

Earl Crawford

The Slaughter of the Laird of Mellerstain

The Earl of Errol

Richie Story

Andrew Lammie

Charlie MacPherson

The Earl of Aboyne

The Laird o Drum

The Duke of Gordon’s Daughter

Glenlogie or Jean o Bethalnie

Lord Saltoun and Auchanachie

The Rantin Laddie

The Baron o Leys

The Coble o Cargin

James Harris, (The Daemon Lover)

James Hatley

Young Allan

Redesdale and Wise William

Lady Elspat

The Grey Cock, or, Saw You My Father

Auld Matrons

Henry Martyn

Lang Johnny More

The Kitchie-Boy

Thomas o Yonderdale

Lord William, or Lord Lundy

Willie’s Fatal Visit

Alison and Willie

Burd Isabel and Earl Patrick

Broughty Wa’s

Lord Thomas Stuart

Lord Thomas and Lady Margaret

Lady Isabel

Lord Livingston

The New-Slain Knight

The White Fisher

The Knight’s Ghost

John Thomson and the Turk

The Heir of Linne

The Twa Knights

Lady Diamond

The Earl of Mar’s Daughter

The Lord of Lorn and the False Steward

The Suffolk Miracle

King Edward the Fourth and a Tanner of Tamworth

Our Goodman

Get Up and Bar the Door

The Friar in the Well

The Wife Wrapt in Wether’s Skin

The Farmer’s Curst Wife

The Jolly Beggar

The Beggar-Laddie

The Keach I the Creel

Jock the Leg and the Merry Merchant

The Crafty Farmer

John Dory

The George Aloe and the Sweepstake

The Sweet Trinity (The Golden Vanity)

Captain Ward and the Rainbow

The Young Earl of Essex’s Victory Over the Emperor of Germany

Mermaid

The Wylie Wife of the Hie Toun Hie

Child Owlet

The West-Country Damosel’s Complaint

John of Hazelgreen

Dugal Quin

The Brown Girl

Walter Lesly

Earl Rothes

Young Peggy

Trooper and Maid

Blancheflour and Jellyflorice

The Queen of Scotland

Young Bearwell

The Holy Nunnery

Young Ronald

The Outlaw Murray

Artist

Title

Source

Release Year

Search YouTube

Andrew Calhoun & Kat Eggleston John Blunt First Comes Love 1995 Youtube icon
Annie Kidd The Barrin O Oor Door The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
Appalachian Green Parks Project Get Up and Bar the Door Appalachian Green Parks Project 2007 Youtube icon
Art Singer Get Up and Bar the Door The Helen Hartness Flanders Collection Youtube icon
Artus Moser Get Up and Bar the Door North Carolina Mountain Folksongs and Ballads 1974 Youtube icon
Barry Skinner John Blunt Abroad as I Was Working - British Songs and Ballads 1975 Youtube icon
Bell Duncan The Barrin O the Door The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
Betty Smith Get Up and Bar the Door With You Again 2002 Youtube icon
C.R.M. Brookes Get Up and Bar the Door Poetry of Robert Burns & Scottish Border Ballads [Border Ballads - a Selection of Ancient Scottish Verse] 1959 Youtube icon
Clutha The Barrin O the Door On the Braes 2001 Youtube icon
Colleen Raney The Barring of the Door Linnet 2015 Youtube icon
David Barnes John Blunt A Traditional Singer 2012 Youtube icon
Dick Miles John Blunt <website> 2007- Youtube icon
Dick Miles John Blunt Windy Old Weather 2010 Youtube icon
Dolly Gray Roxborough Castle + John Blunt Reluctant Sailor 1979 Youtube icon
Ed McCurdy Get Up and Bar the Door The Ballad Record 1955 Youtube icon
Ewan MacColl Get Up and Bar the Door The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads) - Vol. 1 1956 Youtube icon
Ewan MacColl Get Up and Bar the Door The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (The Child Ballads) - Vol. 2 [Reissue] 1962 Youtube icon
Ewan MacColl Get Up and Bar the Door Ballads - Murder Intrigue Love Discord 2009 Youtube icon
Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger Barring of the Door Six Classic Albums Vol. 2 2013 Youtube icon
Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger The Barring of the Door Two-Way Trip 1961 Youtube icon
Frankie Armstrong John Blunt Till the Grass O'ergrew the Corn - a Collection of Traditional Ballads 1996 Youtube icon
Frankie Armstrong & John Kirkpatrick John Blunt Landmarks - 30 Years of a Leading Folk Music Label 2006 Youtube icon
Gwilym & Carol Davies John Blunt Folk Songs from Hampshire and Dorset 2005 Youtube icon
Hermes Nye Get Up and Bar the Door Ballads Reliques - Early English Ballads from the Percy and Child Collections 1957 Youtube icon
Jackie Oates John Blunt The Spyglass & The Herringbone 2015 Youtube icon
James Christie The Barrin O Oor Door (1) The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
James Christie The Barrin O the Door (2) The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
James Mason The Barrin O Oor Door (1) The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
James Mason The Barrin O Oor Door (2) The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
Jamie McMenemy There's Three True Gude Fellows (Johnie Blunt) The Complete Songs of Robert Burns, Vol. 5 1998 Youtube icon
Jean Redpath Barrin' O' the Door Maiden Voyage [Jean Redpath] 2002 Youtube icon
Jean Redpath Johnie Blunt The Songs of Robert Burns, Volume 1 & 2 1996 Youtube icon
Jean Redpath The Barrin' O' Oor Door Skipping Barefoot Through the Heather 1962 Youtube icon
Jon Boden John Blunt A Folk Song a Day - April 2011 Youtube icon
Karen MacKay Get Up and Bar the Door West Virginia Woman 2003 Youtube icon
Kathleen Danson Read Get Up and Bar the Door Spoken Literature of Early English Ballads 1956 Youtube icon
Linda Sigismondi Get Up and Bar the Door Appalachian Ballads and Songs for the Mountain Dulcimer Companion CD 2005 Youtube icon
Maddy Prior & June Tabor (Silly Sisters) The Barring of the Door The Definitive Collection [June Tabor] 2003 Youtube icon
Maddy Prior & June Tabor (Silly Sisters) The Barring of the Door No More to the Dance 1988 Youtube icon
Marjorie Edgar Get Up and Bar the Door The Library of Congress Youtube icon
Martin Carthy John Blunt Folkfestival '76 Dranouter 1976 Youtube icon
Martin Carthy John Blunt Shearwater 1972 Youtube icon
Mrs. E.H. McKeen Get Up and Bar the Door The Helen Creighton Collection Youtube icon
Mrs. Frances Kilbride Get Up and Bar the Door (1) The Helen Hartness Flanders Collection Youtube icon
Patrick Gainer Get Up and Bar the Door Folk Songs of the Alleghenies 1963 Youtube icon
Paul McNeill Mother Get Up, Unbar the Door Traditionally at the Troubadour 1966 Youtube icon
Peter Christie The Barrin O Oor Door The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
Phyllis Marks Get Up and Bar the Door Folksongs and Ballads, Vol 2 1991 Youtube icon
Raymond Crooke John Blunt Axis of Evil and Other True Stories 2003 Youtube icon
Raymond Crooke John Blunt <website> 2007- Youtube icon
Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen Get Up and Bar the Door The Light of the Day 1996 Youtube icon
The Ian Campbell Folk Group & Dave Swarbrick The Barrin' O' the Door Ian Campbell and The Ian Campbell Folk Group with Dave Swarbrick 1969 Youtube icon
The Macmath Collective John Blunt Macmath - The Silent Page 2015 Youtube icon
The Ripley Wayfarers John Blunt Gentlemen of High Renown 1974 Youtube icon
The Yetties John Blunt In Praise of Dorset 1997 Youtube icon
Tony Capstick John Blunt There Was This Bloke 1974 Youtube icon
Tony Capstick John Blunt The Folk Vault - The Tony Capstick Collection 1973-1979 2013 Youtube icon
Tony Rose John Blunt Folk Festival [2] 1976 Youtube icon
Tony Rose John Blunt Under the Greenwood Tree [Tony Rose] 1971 Youtube icon
Unknown The Barrin O Oor Door The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
Wench All John Blunt N'er a Penny O' Money 2005 Youtube icon