Sheòl am Bàta Fairis a-null

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Title - Sheòl am Bàta Fairis a-null
Alternate Title - Chaidh am Bàta Fairis a-null; Mo Shùil Silteach, Mo Chridhe Trom
Contributors - Kate MacMillan
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean; Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This is a waulking song in the form of a love song to the skipper of a boat, which carries a precious cargo of the king's gold and silver. The girl tells how she wishes she could sleep with the man she loves.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:24
Date Recorded - 1949.11.21
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 20324
Original Tape ID - CW0007B
Original Track ID - CW0007B.19
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire

Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - Benbecula

Item Notes - 10 lines sung plus choruses. Recorded during a cèilidh arranged by Mr Calum Maclean of the Irish Folklore Commission.
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) p. 84
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 76

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