|The Fause Knight on the Road|
4: The False Knight upon the Road
Versions from the Singing Tradition
1: The False Knight upon the Road
As sung by Belle Stewart, New Alyth, Blairgowrie, Perthshire
2: The False Knight upon the Road
As recited by Duncan Johnstone, Birnam, Dunkeld
3: The Dark Knight upon the Road
As sung by Martha (Peasie) Reid, Birnam, Dunkeld
4: The Dark Knight upon the Road
As sung by Ted Fury of Dublin in St Andrews, Fife
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As sung by Ted Fury of Dublin - accompanied with a melody chorus on fiddle between verses - the second part of the tune which is a version of The Flowers of Edinburgh. Ted had collected the song from a traveller by the name of Hutchison in the northeast of Scotland while on a collecting trip for the Irish Folklore Commissiopn along with Seamus Ennis in the mid 1950s.
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