ITEM PERSON: McNiven, Mairi
TRACK DURATION: 0:01:23
TRACK ID: 22377
ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1960.158
ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1960.158.B10
AUDIO QUALITY: Good
SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape
3 verses of 4 lines, with chorus at start, between verses and repeated twice at end. Sung by a child.
Composed by Johnny Bannerman for his friend Mairi McNiven in 1935. Bannerman's original Gaelic song was later translated into the widely-known English version by Hugh Stevenson Roberton (1874-1952) (who also composed 'Westering Home').
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