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Hill iù-an hill eò-an

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Title - Hill iù-an hill eò-an
Contributors - Kate MacDonald
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald
Item Person - Màiri nighean Alasdair Ruaidh

Summary - Mrs MacDonald explains that this little song was composed on the threshold by Mary MacLeod (Màiri nighean Alasdair Ruaidh), the 17th-century Skye poetess, after she was banned from composing any song indoors or outdoors. It begins:

"There was a time when I could sing a song
I could sing a croon just as well
Today I can just croak to myself"

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:38
Date Recorded - 1965.07
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Story
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 105764
Original Tape ID - SA1965.087
Original Track ID - SA1965.087
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - See:
'Tocher' 27 (The School of Scottish Studies) p. 150

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/105764/1




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