Originally posted on la regina gioiosa: Anonimo (sec. XVII): Barbara Allen, ballad di origine scozzese. Alfred Deller, controtenore; Desmond Dupré, liuto. In Scarlet town where I was born There was a fair maid dwellin’, Made ev’ry youth cry «Well-a-day.» Her name was Barbara Allen. All in the merry month of may, When green buds they…

Folk songs: 20. Barbara Allen