Top pop from seventeenth-century England. Broadside ballads were single-sheet songs that sold for a penny a piece. This website concentrates on over 100 resoundingly successful examples that you can investigate through recordings, images and a wealth of other materials. Whether you are interested in music, art, love, gender, tragedy, politics, family life, crime, history, humour or death, you will find something to engage you here. See also User’s Guide.

Gender - Cupid  

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59 Flora's farewell: Or,/ The Shepherds Love-passion Song [Euing 121]
90 Cupids Courtesie:/ OR,/ The young Gallant foild at his own Weapon [Euing 39]
107 A good Wife, or none [Roxburghe 1.140-41]
113 A New little Northren Song called,/ Under and over, over and under [Pepys 1.264-65]