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Mo Nighean Dubh na Trèig Mi

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Title - Mo Nighean Dubh na Trèig Mi
Contributors - Angus MacLeod
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - In this song a man tells of his love for a dark-haired girl. He describes her beauty in detail and talks of the clothing which suits her. Her parents were not supportive and put her out of the area. Though he could not play the fiddle, he was highly literate, and no one would complain about the sermons he would compose.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:06
Date Recorded - 1950.11.19
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 33335
Original Tape ID - CW0125
Original Track ID - CW0125.590
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



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

Item Notes - 9 quatrains sung. Chorus at the beginning and after each quatrain. In other versions of this song it is the man who is sent away.
See:
'An t-Òranaiche' p. 230

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