Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

Verses in Vogue with the Vulgar

Listen to the Ballads

Woodcut for The Yankees return from camp Woodcut for The Yankees return from camp

 Lawyers and Bullfrogs
 
Columbia and Independence
 
The American Hero
 
Hail Columbia
 
A Lover's Lamentation for the girl he left behind him
 
The Hobbies
 
Description of a Wonderful Old Man
 
A Song Composed in the Year Seventy Five
 
Peggy Band. Together with Nancy Dawson
 
A Bloody battle between the United States troops
 
Speech of Farmer's Brother
 
Indian letter
 
Indian speech, delivered before a gentleman 
 
The embargo. A favorite new song
 
 Indian speech. The speech of Sagona Ha
 
The Death of the embargo
 
The rose tree
 
Guardian angels, together with the Rose tree
 
Saw ye my hero George
 
The tempest, together with 'The last time I came o'er the moor'
 
The Death of General Wolfe: together with John Bull's description of a church
 
The sailor's journal, and Jockey to the fair
 
The American union, and the Birth of Gen. Washington
 
Hull's victory, or, Huzza for the Constitution
 
The farmer's daughter; or Barley maid
 
Heaving the lead
 
Battle of the kegs
 
The dying words of Capt. Robert Kidd: a noted pirate
 
Massachusetts song of liberty
 
Tom Tough: together with Crazy Jane 
 
The Times
 
American taxation: a song of seventy-nine
 
Bunch of rushes, and A sprig of shillelah, and shamrock so green
 
A New Irish song, together with the Banks of the Dee
 
The American Constitution frigate's engagement with the British frigate Guerriere
 
The Country 'squire: together with How stands the glass
 
The Frog and mouse, or The frog he would a wooing go
 

  1. All music performed by David & Ginger Hildebrand.