Hò Mo Leannan Hè Mo Leannan

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Title - Hò Mo Leannan Hè Mo Leannan
Contributors - Mary Morrison; Unknown (multi)
Reporters - James Ross

Summary - This clapping song, like many of this type, gives an opportunity for humorous improvisation. The first part consists of a series of couplets beginning "My love is..." followed by various descriptions of him. The second section begins with the composer expressing ill-will towards the one who stole the man from her. She tells hows she fared better the year before.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:11
Date Recorded - 1956.08.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 14638
Original Tape ID - SA1956.077
Original Track ID - SA1956.77.3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - See:
'Eilean Fraoich (Lewis Gaelic songs and Melodies)' p. 66

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