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TitleBurke's ballads
AuthorBurke, Johnny, 1851-1930
Place of PublicationSt. John's, N.L.?
DescriptionA collection of song lyrics compiled by Johnny Burke. The majority of the songs are about the loss of ships, with particular emphasis on the S. S. Titanic.
ContentsLines written on the missing S.S. Erna -- Hurrah! For the Newfoundland squad in Canada -- Lines on the sad drowning of two brothers -- Loss of the S.S. Titanic near Cape Race -- Bravery of two Roman Catholic priests on the S.S. Titanic lost near Cape Race -- Success to the hardy sealers -- Loss of the S.S. Titanic -- Loss of the S.S. Regulus -- Loss of the steamship Bruce -- Loss of the "Devonia" -- Loss of the S.S. Titanic (great bravery was displayed by Colonel Astor and others) -- Murder of Lillian Jewer, a Newfoundland girl, in Boston -- Loss of the Biseover -- Loss of the schr. Heroine -- First arrival from the seal fishery (S.S. Fogota, 1912) -- Lines on the sad drowning of a Nfld. seaman (named Ebenezer Pike, from the schr. Dorothy Baird) -- Two Newfoundland fisherman (fourteen days adrift in open dory) -- Loss of the "Golden Arrow" -- Loss of the schr. Susan on the Labrador (four fishermen drowned) -- Put on you coxswain's duster for the races -- Loss of the S.S. Algerine -- Halley's comet -- The Trinity cake -- When I was single
SubjectBallads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts
Songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts
Newfoundland and Labrador--Songs and music--Texts
Physical Description31 leaves : ill.
NoteIncludes advertisements.
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Local Call NumberM 1678 B85 1912
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg: Application/pdf
Record NumberCNS-B0321
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Books.
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
RelationReference: CNS-B0110. (Burke, Johnny. Burke's ballads. St. John's, 1960)
SourcePaper text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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