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Chunnaic Mise Mo Leannan

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Title - Chunnaic Mise Mo Leannan
Alternate Title - Ho Ro Hó ì Hóireannan
Contributors - Norman MacMillan
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - In the first three couplets of this waulking song, a woman tells how she saw her lover pass by on a lightly stepping grey horse, on the previous day. He did not acknowledge her.
The lines which follow have Jacobite references and express the hope that King James will be crowned.




Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:39
Date Recorded - 1951.04.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 34749
Original Tape ID - CW0158
Original Track ID - CW0158.780
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - South Uist
  Village - Lochboisdale

Item Notes - 7 couplets sung plus 3-line choruses.
See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1981) p. 156
'An t-Òranaiche' (G. Mac na Ceàrdadh ed., 1879) p. 504
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 34
'Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia' (H. Creighton & C. MacLeod eds., 1964) p. 190
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw ed., 1955) Song 90
'Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness' vol. 26 p. 240


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