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Tuesday, 5 May 2015

English Folk Music: 'Soul Music', BBC Radio 4, In Search of "Scarborough Fair"



Caught part of this on the car radio. A proper listen!

"Tomorrow we're going in search of a song and in search of a dream of England which has travelled right around the world" - Will Parsons

"No one can be sure of the true origins of the song Scarborough Fair. It's a melody of mystery, of voices of old, of ancient days. It's travelled through land and time, drawing singers and listeners in where ever they maybe".


Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick

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