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Songs Of The Newfoundland Outports at GEST

Collected by Kenneth Peacock [1922-2000]

Published by the National Museum of Canada

Crown Copyrights Reserved (1965)

(V) = Video


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(Titles in parentheses are alternate titles)

All Hands Away Tomorrow Vol.2

Alone On The Shamrock Shore Vol.2

Alonzo The Brave And Fair Imogene Vol.2

Alouette Vol.1
(Little Lark) (Vx2)

Alphabet Song Vol.1

Anchors Aweigh, Love Vol.2
(Tarry Trousers)

Annie Franklin Vol.2
(The Bad Girl's Lament)

As I Walkèd Forth In The Pride Of The Season Vol.2

As Susan Strayed The Briny Beach Vol.3

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Babes In The Greenwood, The Vol.3
(The Cruel Mother) (V)

Bachelor's Hall Vol.1

Banks Of Newfoundland, The Vol.1
(The Eastern Light) (V)

Banks Of Newfoundland, The Vol.1
(Canadian) (V)

Banks Of Newfoundland, The Vol.3
(English)

Banks Of Penmanah, The Vol.2

Banks Of The Ayr Vol.2
(Burns And His Highland Mary) (V)

Banks Of The Gaspereau, The Vol.3

Banks Of The Roses, The Vol.2 (V)

Bar The Door O Vol.1
(Joan And John Blunt) (V)

Barbara Allen Vol.3
(Barbry Ellen) (V)

Beach Of Strablane, The Vol.2
(The Braes Of Strathblane)

Beloved Land, The Vol.2

Betsy, Betsy From London Fair Vol.3
(Betsy Bay)

Bill Wiseman Vol.1
(Kitchy-Coo) (V)

Bird Rocks, The Vol.3

Black Devil, The Vol.3
(The Black Cook)

Blackwater Side, The Vol.2

Bloody Garden, The Vol.3
(The Bloody Gardener's Cruelty)

Blooming Mary Ann Vol.2
(Lovely Mary Ann)

Blow The Wind Westerly Vol.3

Blueberry Ball, The Vol.1

Blue Jacket And White Trousers Vol.2
(The Maid In Sorrow)

Bold Escallion And Phoebe Vol.2
(Colin And Phoebe)

Bold Lamkin Vol.3

Bold McCarthy Vol.3
(The City Of Baltimore)

Bold Princess Royal, The Vol.3 (V)

Bold Trooper, The Vol.1
(The Trooper And The Tailor) (V)

Bold Wolfe Vol.3
(Brave Wolfe) (V)

Bonavist' Line, The Vol.3
(The Riverhead Line) (V)

Bonny Banks Of Ardrie-O, The Vol.3
(Vergio)

Bonny Bunch Of Roses, O, The Vol.3

Bonny Busk Of London, The Vol.1
(Two Sisters), (Twa Sisters)

Bouncing Girl In Fogo, The Vol.2

Bound Down For Newfoundland Vol.3
(The Schooner Mary Ann)

Boys At Ninety-Five, The Vol.3

Brave Volunteers, The Vol.2

Bright Phoebe Vol.2

British Man-O'-War Vol.1

Brown Flour Vol.1 (V)

Brown Girl, The Vol.2

Bull Yorkens Vol.3

Bully Brown Vol.3

Bury Me Not In The Deep Deep Sea Vol.1
(Ocean Burial)

Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie Vol.1
(The Dying Cowboy) (V)

Butcher Boy, The Vol.3

Butter And Cheese Vol.1
(The Greasy Cook) (V)

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Cabbage And Goose Vol.1
(The Ship Carpenter's Wife)

Cambric Shirt, The Vol.1
(The Elfin Knight)

Cambric Shirt, The Vol.1
(A True Lover Of Mine)

Captain Kidd Vol.3

Captain Strachan Vol.3

Captain Ward Vol.3 (V)

Captains And Ships Vol.3
(Ships And Captains)

Captain's Lady, The Vol.3

Caroline And Her Young Sailor Bold Vol.2

Cashmere Shawl, The Vol.3

Charles Augustus Anderson Vol.3
(The Saladin Mutiny)

Charming Sally Greer Vol.2 (V)

Christmas Rum Vol.3

Cod-Liver Oil Vol.1 (V)

Crazy Jane Vol.2

Crew From Boston Bay, The Vol.1

Crockery Ware Vol.1

Crowd Of Bold Sharemen, A Vol.1 (V)

Cuckoo's Nest, The (Chin Music) Vol.1

Culling Fish Vol.1

Cumberland And The Merrimac, The Vol.3 (V)

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Dark-Eyed Sailor, The Vol.2
(Fair Phoebe) (V)

Derby Ram, The Vol.1

Deserter, The Vol.3
(When the Battle It Was Won)

Diana And Her Sailor Bright Vol.2

Dixie's Isle Vol.3 (V)

Donald Munro Vol.3
(Daniel Monroe) (V)

Doran's Ass Vol.1 (V)

Downey's Our Member Vol.3

Drill Ye Heroes, Drill Vol.3 (V)

Drunken Captain, The Vol.3
(In Canso Strait) (V)

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Early Spring Vol.2
(The Young Bride's Lament) (V)

Eggs And Marrow-Bones Vol.1
(The Old Woman From Wexford)

Elderman's Lady, The Vol.3

Eleven To Heaven Vol.3

Emigrant From Newfoundland, The Vol.2

Erin's Green Shore Vol.2 (Vx2)

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Fair Eleanor Vol.2

Fair Fanny Moore Vol.2 (V)

Fair Marjorie's Ghost Vol.2
(Fair Margaret And Sweet William)

False Maiden, The Vol.2

Fanny's Harbour Bawn Vol.1

Fare You Well, Maggie Darling, Across The Blue Sea Vol.2

Farmer's Curst Wife, The Vol.1
(The Devil And The Farmer's Wife - Child #278)

Feller From Fortune Vol.1
(Lots Of Fish In Bonavist Harbour (V)

Female Smuggler, The Vol.2 (V)

Ferryland Sealer Vol.1 (GBS) (V)

Ferryland Sealer Vol.1 (Rankin Street) (V)

Fhir A' Bhàta Vol.3

Finnigan Lasses, The Vol.1

Fish And Brewis Vol.1

Fisher Who Died In His Bed, The Vol.1

Fisherman's Alphabet, The Vol.1

Flemings Of Torbay, The Vol.3

Flora Vol.2
(The Stormy Winds Of Winter)

Flora And Jim Vol.1
(James And Flora)

Flying Cloud, The Vol.3 (V)

Foggy Dew (English) Vol.2

Foggy Dew (Irish) Vol.2

Foolish Shepherd, The Vol.1
(The Baffled Knight

For The Fish We Must Prepare Vol.1

Forsaken Mother And Child, The Vol.2

Fox And The Goose, The Vol.1 (V)

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Gay Maid Of Australia, The Vol.1

General Munro Vol.3 (V)

George Bunker Vol.1

George's Banks Vol.3
(The Shea Gang)

Gerry Ryan Vol.3

Ghostly Sailors, The Vol.3
(Ghostly Crew)

Girl I Left Behind, The Vol.2

Girls Of Newfoundland, The Vol.3

Go And Leave Me If You Wish, Love Vol.2

Gold Watch And Chain Vol.2
(The Female Highwayman)

Golden Glove, The Vol.2
(The Squire Of Bristol)

Golden Hind, The Vol.3

Good-bye My Lovely Annie Vol.3

Grandfather Bryan Vol.1

Gray Mare, The Vol.1
(Roger The Miller)

Green Grow The Laurels Vol.2

Green Grows The Laurel Vol.2

Green Linnet, The Vol.2 (V)

Green Mossy Banks Of The Lea, The Vol.2 (V)

Green Shores Of Fogo, The Vol.2 (V)

Greenland Disaster, The Vol.3

Grief Is A Knot Vol.3

Gypsy Laddie-O (Child #200) Vol.1

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Handsome Cabin Boy, The Vol.1 (Vx2)

Harbour Le Cou Vol.1 (V)

Hard Times Vol.1

Harmless Young Jim Vol.1

Heights Of Alma, The Vol.3 (V)

Hembrick Town Vol.1
(Katherine Jaffray)

Henry And Nancy Vol.3

Here's Adieu To Old England Vol.3

Herring Gibbers, The Vol.1

He's Young But He's Daily Growing Vol.3 (V)
(Trees They Do Grow High, The)

High Germany Vol.3 (V)

High Times In Our Ship Vol.1
(Martin Hurley)

Hurling Down The Pine Vol.3
(The Lumber Camp Song) (V)

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I Got A Bonnet Trimmed With Blue (Chin Music) Vol.1

I Long To Be Wedding Vol.2
(The Old Maid's Song)

I'll Be Seventeen Come Sunday Vol.1

I'm Sitting On The Stile, Mary Vol.2
(The Irish Emigrant)

In Courtship There Lies Pleasure Vol.2

In Duckworth Street There Lived A Dame Vol.1

Indian Lament, The Vol.1

Indian's Lament, The Vol.1

Irish Colleen, The Vol.2

I's The B'y That Builds The Boat Vol.1 (Vx2)

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Jack The Jolly Tar Vol.1
(Jolly Jack) (V)

Jam At Garby's Rock, The Vol.3 (V)

Jessie Munro Vol.1 (V)

Jimmy And Nancy Vol.2
(The Departure)

Jimmy And Nancy Vol.2
(A Seaman And His Love)

Jimmy And Nancy Vol.3
(Nancy Of Yarmouth)

Jimmy And Nancy On The Sea Vol.1
(William And Nancy)

Jimmy Whelan Vol.2 (V)

Joey Long's Goat Vol.1
(Bill Grogan's Goat)

John Barbour Vol.2
(Willie O Winsbury)

John Burke Vol.2

Johnny Coughlin Vol.2
(Johnny Gallagher)

Johnny Doyle Vol.3

Johnny Dunlay Vol.2

Johnny From Hazelgreen Vol.2

Jolly Butchermen, The Vol.3
(The Three Butchers) (V)

Jubilee Guild, The Vol.1

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Kate's Big Shirt Vol.1

Kelly The Pirate Vol.3

King's Daughter, The Vol.1
(Lady Isabel And The Elf-Knight - Child #4)

Knight And The Labourman's Daughter, The Vol.2

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Labrador Vol.1

Lad And A Lass, A Vol.2

Lady Leroy, The Vol.1

Lady Margaret Vol.2
(Sweet William's Ghost) (V)

Lady's Waiting-Man, The Vol.2

Lass Of Swansea Town, The Vol.2 (V)

Last Great Charge, The Vol.3
(The Battle Of Fredericksburg)

Leather Britches Vol.1
(The Old Leather Breeches)

Leg Of Mutton Went Over To France, A Vol.1 (V)

Letters Of Love, The Vol.2

Lily Of The West, The Vol.2 (V)

Liza Gray Vol.3
(The Lady Of The Lake)

Loggers' Plight, The Vol.3
(Landon Ladd)

Lonely Waterloo Vol.3

Lord Bateman Vol.1
(Young Beichan - Child #53) (V)

Lord Donald Vol.2
(Little Musgrave And The Lady Barnard) (Vx2)

Lord Thomas And Fair Ellinor Vol.2 (V)

Loss Of The Atlantic, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Barbara Ann Ronney, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Bruce, The Vol.3

Loss Of The City Of Quebec, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Danny Goodwin, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Eliza, The Vol.3
(The Herons)

Loss Of The Jewel, The Vol.3

Loss Of The John Harvey, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Jubal Cain, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Rammelly, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Regalis, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Riseover, The (Vol. 3)

Loss Of The Sailor's Home Vol.3

Loss Of The Shamrock, The Vol.3

Loss Of The Titanic, The Vol.3

Love Is Lovely Vol.2

Lovely Irish Maid, The Vol.2

Lovely Lowland Maid, The Vol.2

Lovely Nancy Vol.2

Lovely Newfoundlander, The Vol.2

Lover's Trial, The Vol.2

Lullaby Vol.1
(Hush Little Baby)

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Maid And The Horse, The Vol.1
(Crafty Maid's Policy)

Maid Of Newfoundland, The Vol.2

Maid Of Sweet Gartheen, The Vol.2
(Sweet Gertie)

Maid On The Shore O, The Vol.1
(The Young Sea Captain)

Mallard, The Vol.1 (V)

Mantle So Green, The Vol.2
(Famed Waterloo)

Mary Had A William Goat Vol.1

Mary Neal Vol.1

Mary Vickery And Connelly Donnelly Vol.3

Maurice Crotty Vol.1

Milkman's Lament, The Vol.2

Monday Morning Vol.2

Moonshine Can, The Vol.1

Moose Song, The Vol.1

Murder Of Alfreda Pike, The Vol.3

Murder Of Ann O'Brien, The Vol.2
(James MacDonald)

Murder Of Dennis Somers, The Vol.3

Murder Of Miss Wyatt, The Vol.2
(Henry Green)

My Bonny Irish Boy Vol.2

My Bonny Labouring Boy Vol.2

My Father Gave Me Vol.1

My Flora And Me Vol.2

My Gallant Brigantine Vol.1

My Good-Looking Man Vol.1
(The Good Looking Man)

My Handsome Sailor Boy Vol.2

My Old Dudeen Vol.2

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Nancy From London Vol.2
(Tall Grow The Rushes)

Napoleon's Farewell To Paris Vol.3

New York Trader Vol.2

Newfoundland Disaster, The Vol.3

Nobleman's Wedding, The Vol.3
(The Green Willow Tree)

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Oh No, Not I Vol.1

Oh Write Me Down, Ye Powers Above Vol.2

Old Bo's'n, The Vol.1
(The Boatswain And The Tailor)

Old Grandma Vol.1
(Grandmere)

Old Grandma Hones Vol.1

Old Jack Vol.1

Old Mayflower, The (Chin Music) Vol.1

Old Oak Tree, The Vol.2
(Betsy)

Old Robin Gray Vol.2

Old Tommy Kendall Vol.1

Olden Days Vol.1

On Board Of The Ninety-Eight Vol.3

On Board Of The Victory Vol.2

On The Schooner John Joe Vol.1

One Thing Or The Other, The Vol.1

Ordeal Of Andrew Rose, The Vol.3

O'Reilly The Fisherman Vol.3
(John O'Reilly)

Our Island Is Covered With Fog Vol.1

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Paper Of Pins, A Vol.1 (Vx2)

Parting Glass, The Vol.2

Pat O'Reilly Vol.1
(Patrick Riley)

Peter's Banks Vol.3

Plains Of Waterloo, The (I) Vol.3

Plains Of Waterloo, The (II) Vol.3

Polly Oliver Vol.2

Pork In The Cupboard (Chin Music) Vol.1

Prentice Boy In Love, A Vol.2

Pretty Ploughboy, The Vol.1

Pride Of Glencoe, The Vol.2

Pride Of The Shamrock Shore, The Vol.2

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Rambling Young Fellow, A Vol.3
(Derrydown Fair)

Reid's Express Vol.3

Rich Merchant's Daughter, The Vol.1
(The Maid Of Rygate)

Rich Wedding Cake, The Vol.1

River Driver's Lament, The Vol.3
(River Driver)

Riverhead La'nchin' On Jubilee Day, The Vol.3

Rosy Banks Of Green, The Vol.3

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Sailor And The Lady, The Vol.2

Sailor's Alphabet, The Vol.3 (V)

Saladin Mutiny, The Vol.3

Sally's Cove Tragedy, The Vol.3

Sea Ghost, The Vol.2
(The Dreadful Ghost)

Sealers' Ball, The Vol.1
(Be Ye Much Of A Hand Aboard A Vessel) (V)

Seven Years I Loved A Sailor Vol.2
(Flowery Garden) (V)

She Died In Love Vol.3
(The Butcher Boy)

Sheffield Apprentice, The Vol.3

She's Like The Swallow Vol.3 (V)

Ship That Never Came, The Vol.3

Ship's Carpenter, The Vol.2
(The Gosport Tragedy)

Since Love Can Enter An Iron Door Vol.2

Sir James The Rose (Child 213) Vol.3

Sir William Vol.1
(The Knight And Shepherd's Daughter - Child #110)

Skipper Tom Vol.1

Slaney Side, The Vol.2
(The Tan-Yard Side)

Soldier And The Lady, The Vol.2

Soldier Boy, The Vol.3

Soldier Maid, The Vol.2

Soldier's Lament, The Vol.1

Southern Cross, The Vol.3 (V)

Spanish Main, The Vol.3

Sporting Maggie Vol.1

Spring Of '97, The Vol.3

Squarin' Up Time Vol.1 (V)

Star Of Belle Isle, The Vol.2

Stowaway, The Vol.3
(The Little Hero)

Strawberry Tower Vol.3
(Strawbello Strand)

Suffolk Miracle, The Vol.2

Sweet Florella Vol.2

Sweet Mossy Banks Of The Wey, The Vol.2 (V)

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Taking Back Gear In The Night Vol.1
(Gerry Fudge)

Tale Of Jests, A (3 Variants) Vol.1

Tarry Sailor Vol.1
(Jolly Jack)

Terry Toole's Cabbage Vol.1

There Was A Lady In The East Vol.3

Thomas And Nancy Vol 3

Three Lost Babes In Americay, The Vol.1
(The Three Babes)

Tinker Behind The Door, The Vol.1
(Beverly Maid And The Tinker)

Tom Bird's Dog Vol.1

Track To Knob Lake, The Vol.3

'Twas Getting Late Up In September Vol.2

Twelve Apostles, The Vol.3

Twin Lakes Vol.3

Two Brothers, The Vol.3
(The Twa Brothers)

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Union From St John's, The Vol.3

Unquiet Grave, The Vol.2

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Watercresses Vol.1

Waterloo Vol.3

Week's Work, A Vol.1
(A Weeks' Matrimony)

Wexford Girl, The Vol.2
(Wexford City)

Whaling Song
(The Greenland Whale Fisheries) Vol.1

When I Was A Young Thing Vol.3

White Man, Let Me Go Vol.1

Who Is At My Window Weeping? Vol.3

William And Mary Vol.2

William Craig And Bold Manone Vol.3

Willie Vol.2

Woods Of Michigan, The Vol.3
(Harry Dunn) (The Hanging Limb)

Worcester Tragedy, The Vol.2
(The Cruel Miller) (The Miller Boy) (V)

Wreck Of The Morrissey, The Vol.3

Wreck Of The Semmity, The Vol.3

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Yankee Shore Vol.1

The Yorkshire Boy Vol.1
(Well Sold The Cow)

Young Bung-'er-eye Vol.3
(Quare Bungle Rye) (Vx2)

Young Chambers Vol.3

Young Charlotte Vol.3
(Frozen Charlotte)

Young Collins Green Vol.3

Young Daniel Vol.3
(McLellan's Son)

Young Edmond Of The Lowlands Low Vol.2

Young Fisherman, The Vol.2

Young Henry Vol.3

Young Kitty Lee Vol.2

Young Melvyn Vol.2

Young Sally Monro Vol.2

Young Ship's Carpenter, The Vol.3
(The Daemon Lover-Child 243)

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"Between 1951 and 1961 Kenneth Howard Peacock (1923-2000), a classically trained musician and composer from Ontario, visited Newfoundland six times on behalf of the National Museum of Canada to collect folksongs, later producing a three-volume work, Songs of the Newfoundland Outports (1965)."
~ Anna Kearney Guigné (2004) Kenneth Peacock's Songs of the Newfoundland outports: the cultural politics of a Newfoundland song collection. Doctoral (PhD) thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.


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