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Scarborough Fair Ballad

Scarborough Fair is one of the few surviving original ballads of old England , Yorkshire province to be exact. It is often hailed as one of the few last remaining "medieval style"  pieces that are standardized.This piece is often performed through the use of an acoustic guitar or an old style "lute" -which is really just a more primitive guitar-. Scarborough Fair (click to enlarge)This man here performs some of the musical piece on a guitar, it's actually pretty good, check it out:No the background on the ballad is reminiscent of Hercules because it is about a single man that must go on impossible tasks , set by his wife rather than father, with the hopes of gaining  prize in the end (in this case it is a dirty old rag).The lyrics are as follows from the revision in 1888:"Are you going to Scarborough Fair?Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme;Remember me to...
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