Freeborn Man of the Traveling People

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Freeborn Man of the Traveling People is a folk ballad, written by Ewan MacColl for The Travelling People, which was first broadcast in 1964, one of eight BBC "Radio Ballads."[1]

It portrays the lifestyle of Britain's nomadic people. [2]

It has been recorded by Dick Gaughan, Liam Clancy, Christy Moore, The Johnstons, Cherish the Ladies, Bobby Clancy, and Patrick Clifford.

References

  1. ^ [1] Notes on the song, by Dick Gaughan.
  2. ^ [2] Notes on the song.