2 pages | PDF | 517.2 KBScarborough Fair is a traditional English folk song composed by an anonymous artist in the 1700s. The song is traditionally performed in the key of F major and D minor. It consists of 21 measures in a simple A-B-A form, with a captivating melody. The lyrics of the song tell the story of a soldier asking his former lover to perform a series of impossible tasks in order to prove her love for him. The song has been covered by a variety of artists, including Simon & Garfunkel, whose version was a major hit in the US. It is a timeless classic, and one of the best-loved traditional songs of all time.