Oxford Ramble

Speed the Plough



A Taste of Ale

Six for Gold

Knock at the Knocker, Ring at the Bell

The Robber Bird

Three Quarter Time

The 25th





The Oxfordshire Damosel

Oxford Ramble track 5

Also known as Daniel Cooper, Tom the Tailor, A Job for a Journeyman Shoemaker and My child must have a father. The tune can be found (as Daniel Cooper) in Playford from the 9th edition (1685) onward, and was used for numerous ballads, including The Oxfordshire Damosel, Or, The London Merchant's Choice which is in the Pepys collection.

You can hear an MP3 file of the ballad The Oxfordshire Damosel, sung by Colin Connors, at the English Broadside Ballad Archive (scroll down to Pepys 4.21 and click on the Song link).