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THE RAGGLE TAGGLE GYPSY

November 7, 2015

"The Raggle Taggle Gypsy" is a popular Scottish Border Ballad which tells the tale of a rich lady who runs off to join the gypsies. The words date as far back as 1720 and have captured the imagination of singers, poets, artists and audiences for centuries.
 

Artist Grace Wilson's interpretation uses the original lyrics from the traditional song and juxtaposes them with modern imagery to show the words still have a special resonance in the 21st Century.

 

 

 

Illustration: Grace Wilson

Words: Traditional

 

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