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Mairi's Wedding



ITEM PERSON: McNiven, Mairi

TRACK DURATION: 0:01:23

  • LANGUAGE:
  • English

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Aberdeenshire

TRACK ID: 22377

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1960.158

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1960.158.B10

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: 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').

PERMANENT LINK: http://tad-beta.edina.ac.uk/en/fullrecord/22377/1