Song

Scarborough Fair

Written by
[Traditional]
Originally written by
[Traditional]
Publication date
1891
Language
English
Adapted from
The Wind Hath Blown My Plaid Away, or A Discourse Betwixt a Young Woman and the Elphin Knight written by [Traditional]
Comments
English ballad, inspired by the medieval fair of the same name and adapted from the Scottish traditional song "The Elfin Knight".

In its more commonly known form, it was first printed in Frank Kidson's "Traditional Tunes."

Originals