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Chan Eil a' Chùis a' Còrdadh Rium

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Title - Chan Eil a' Chùis a' Còrdadh Rium
Contributors - Neil Gillies
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This humorous song tells of a man who took a stirk to the cattle sale in Gerinish, South Uist, in order to get a drover to take it. The day did not go well, and he met a long list of people claiming money from him, for many different things. They included the weaveress, the cobbler, the grain merchant, the tea merchant and the factor.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:26
Date Recorded - 1951.04.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 34025
Original Tape ID - CW0145
Original Track ID - CW0145.717
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



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

Item Notes - 8 couplets sung plus 3-line choruses.
See:
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (Margaret F. Shaw ed., 1955) p. 124

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