From the recording So Long at the Fair
Anne Janelle: vocal, cello
Jeff Torbert: guitar
James Hill: ukulele
Doug Cameron: drums
Words and music traditional
Arranged by Anne Janelle
Mixed by Graeme Campbell
Mastered by J. LaPointe
Oh dear what can the matter be?
Dear, dear what can the matter be?
Johnny's so long at the fair
He promised to bring me a basket of posies
A garland of lilies, a garland of roses
A little straw hat to set off the blue ribbons
That tie up my bonny brown hair