“The Lammas Fair in Cargan”


The singer rambles until he chances on the Cargan fair, which he says exceeds all others. He describes the people, the food, the vendors, the police, the brawling -- and admits to coming home bruised and beaten


  1. SHenry H513, p. 75, "The Lammas Fair in Cargan" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9051
  3. BI, HHH513


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1933 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland