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.

A New Game At Cards   Pepys Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge University  

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68 Poor Robin's Dream, commonly call'd, Poor Charity [Euing 285]
79 Win at first, lose at last; or, a New Game at Cards [Bodleian Wood 401 (149v-150r)]