Guma Slàn don Rìbhinn Òg

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Title - Guma Slàn don Rìbhinn Òg
Alternate Title - Duanag an t-Seòladair
Contributors - Donald Alasdair Johnson
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald

Summary - This is a man's love song in which the bard tells how he is away from the girl he loves. He has asked her to to promise to wait until he returns. She gives him a picture and a lock of her fair hair. He thinks of her while he is at sea, and asks the north wind to bear greetings to her.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:59
Date Recorded - 1971.04.13
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 34573
Original Tape ID - SA1971.050
Original Track ID - SA1971.50.B2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Island - Skye

Item Notes - 5 quatrains sung plus choruses at the start and after 2 - 5. The song was composed by Neil MacLeod.
'Clàrsach an Doire' p. 28

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