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Chailin Òig A Stiùireamaiche



TRACK DURATION: 0:05:40

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

TRACK ID: 15031

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1956.072

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1956.72.1

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 31 lines sung. 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' (G. Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 21
'Hebridean Folksongs' Vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell and F. Collinson eds. 1977) p. 44

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