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TRACK DURATION: 0:01:44

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: Urras Nàiseanta na h-Alba

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Parish - South Uist
  • Island - South Uist
  • Village - Lochboisdale

TRACK ID: 26811

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: CW0114C

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: CW0114C.541

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Wire

ITEM NOTE: 2 couplets sung plus 2-line choruses. The second couplet has been sung twice. The song refers to the Halloween custom when a girl would throw a rope over the drying-kiln, and call "Who is at the end of my rope?" The man she loved would answer.

See:
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw, 1955) song 95, p. 237

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