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ALTERNATE TITLE: "O bà bà mo leanabh"

TRACK DURATION: 0:01:33

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Parish - Barra
  • Island - Vatersay

TRACK ID: 106616

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1959.068

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1959.68.A2

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: This lament, which is sung as a lullaby, is attributed to the widow of Gregor MacGregor of Glenstrae, who was beheaded in 1570.

See:
'Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig' (Prof. W. Watson ed., 1932) p. 244
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (Anne Lorne Gillies ed., 2005) p. 140
'The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' (Revs. A. & A. MacDonald eds., 1911) p. 325
'One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (F. Tolmie ed., 1911) song 41
'The Gesto Collection' (K. N. MacDonald ed., 1895) Appendix p. 25
'Còisir a' Mhòid' 4 (An Comunn Gàidhealach, 1940) p. 51

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