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Authority control MusicBrainz release group: 1eef-9cbbbe53defab3b Namespaces Article Talk. The lyrics of "Scarborough Fair" appear to have something in common with a Scottish ballad titled " The Elfin Knight " Child Ballad 2collected by Francis James Child which has been traced as far back as Dozens of versions existed by the end of the 18th century.
The references Album) the traditional English fair, " Scarborough Fair " and the refrain " parsleysagerosemaryand thyme " date to 19th century versions and the refrain may have been borrowed from the ballad Riddles Wisely ExpoundedChild Ballad 1which has a similar plot.
The oldest versions of " The Elfin Knight " circa contain the refrain "my plaid away, my plaid away, the wind shall not blow my plaid away". Slightly more recent versions often contain one of a group of related refrains:. These are usually paired with "Once s he was a true love of mine" or some variant.
The song was also included on A. MacColl wrote a book of Teesdale folk songs after hearing Mark Anderson sing in the late s. The book included Anderson's rendition of a little-known song called "Scarborough Fair". Paul Simon learned the song in London in from Martin Carthy  who had picked up the tune from the songbook by Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger  and included it on his eponymous album. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Traditional English song.
This article is about the traditional English ballad. For the traditional English fair and other uses of the term, see Scarborough Fair. Stuff You Should Know. Scarborough Fair/Canticle - Simon And Garfunkel* - Bridge Over Troubled Water (CD and Chuck Album) you Album). Crime Junkie. If you can never get enough true crime View All Popular Podcasts. Nice White Parents.
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