For John Peel (Top Gear), reissued on the Fairport Unconventional box set and as bonus track on the 2002 edition Heyday. In 1970 on Liege & Lief (Island). Child ballad #39. Classic elfland ballad first mentioned in The Complaynt Of Scotland (1549). Words since 1769.
Dave & Toni Arthur [on lp Hearken To The Witches Rune]
Anne Briggs [als Young Tambling]
Dave Swarbrick [live, out in '03]
A.L. Lloyd [the Fairports learned it from him, while he collected it from travelling people in Scotland; whenever Bert performed it live he always kept a few sets of the lyrics in his pocket, knowing there'd be requests for it soon as he finished (Swarbrick being one of them)]