collection of 305 traditional ballads, collected by Francis James Child
English: The Child Ballads are a collection of 305 ballads from England and Scotland, and their American variants, collected by Francis James Child in the late 19th century. This page contains these and ballads which have been identified as later versions of these ballads.
Riddle song American traditional, based on Child Ballad no. 1, "w:Riddles Wisely Expounded". Scarborough Fair "w:Scarborough Fair", an offshoot of Child Ballad no. 2, "w:The Elfin Knight" Henry my son "Henry my son", American traditional based on Child Ballad no. 12, w:Lord Randall. Golden Vanity American traditional song, a descendant of Child ballad no. 286, "w:The Sweet Trinity"
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