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Cailin Òg as Stiùireamaiche



TRACK DURATION: 0:06:14

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

TRACK ID: 107804

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1965.060

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1965.60.4

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: This song appears to be a ballad adapted as a waulking song, and its chorus line is possibly what Pistol is referring to in his words "Calen o custure me" in Shakespeare's 'Henry V'. The singer adds some omitted lines afterwards.

See:
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 21
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) p. 44

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