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Dh'Èirich Mi 's Cha Robh Mi Sunndach

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Title - Dh'Èirich Mi 's Cha Robh Mi Sunndach
Contributors - Annie Johnston; Calum Johnston
Reporters - Unknown (male)

Summary - In the first section of this waulking song, a woman praises the man she loves. He is a chief or landowner who rides a well-shod horse. She describes him as being fair to his tenants. She prays he will have a long life.

In the second section, the composer regrets not being in her own district. There, her food and drink would be of a much higher standard than the spring water and miserable pancake she gets at present.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:06:29
Date Recorded - 1950.08.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 25924
Original Tape ID - CW0099
Original Track ID - CW0099.430
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Barra
  Village - Castlebay

Item Notes - Recorded by the Barra Folklore Committee.

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (John L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) p. 76

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