Scarborough Fair (ballad)  

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"Scarborough Fair" is a traditional English ballad.

The song lists a number of impossible tasks given to a former lover who lives in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. The melody is in Dorian mode and is very typical of the middle English period.

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