Scarbouth Fair


Scarborough Fair is a traditional English ballad that has been popularized by Simon & Garfunkel. The song is typically sung in the key of D minor and features a haunting melody. It dates back to the 17th century and has been adapted and modified over the years. While its origin is uncertain, some believe it was inspired by the Scarborough Fair held in Scarborough, England. Simon & Garfunkel recorded their version in 1966 for their album "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme." The duo's rendition became a major hit and is known for its beautiful harmonies and acoustic guitar accompaniment. The song's lyrics tell a tale of lost love and the singer's plea to his former lover to complete impossible tasks or else he cannot be with her. With its enchanting melody and poignant lyrics, Scarborough Fair remains a beloved folk classic.