Mudcat Café message #2347696 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #111333   Message #2347696
Posted By: Jim Carroll
23-May-08 - 11:51 AM
Thread Name: Scarborough Fair
Subject: RE: Scarborough Fair
IMO The Carthy version - not helped at all by his (as usual) over-elabourate accompaniment, is bland and totally lacks the edge needed for a song that is basically about rejection.
S & G version just adds a little more syrup.
Jim Carroll