Nì Mi 'n Duan dhan Ghruagaich Bhanail

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Title - Nì Mi 'n Duan dhan Ghruagaich Bhanail
Contributors - Angus MacLeod
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - The bard composes a song for a beautiful girl, even though she is now married. She asks him not to be annoyed about that. If he had not been so poor, he would not have let any other man get her. He describes her beauty, particularly her eyes. He also refers to her sweet singing.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:20
Date Recorded - 1950.11.17
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 33201
Original Tape ID - CW0121
Original Track ID - CW0121.
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire

Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Small Isles
  Island - Canna

Item Notes - 8 quatrains sung. The second of these has been sung twice. There is a chorus at the beginning and end. Single-line choruses are sung after each quatrain. The song was composed by Dr MacLachlan, Rahoy.
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 86

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