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The Bressay Lullaby

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Title - The Bressay Lullaby
Contributors - Margaret Tait
Reporters - Elizabeth Sinclair; Tom Anderson

Summary - 'The Bressay Lullaby':

Baloo, balali, baloo balali
Baloo, balali, baloo ba.

Ging awa, peerie fairies,
Fae wir peerie bairn,
Ging awa peerie fairies,
Fae wir bairn noo.

Baloo, balali ...

Dan come bonny angels,
Ta wir peerie bairn.
Dan come bonny angels,
Ta wir bairn noo.

Baloo, balali ...

Dey'll sheen ower da cradle,
O wir peerie bairn,
Dey'll sheen ower da cradle,
O wir bairn noo.

Baloo, balali ...

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:48
Date Recorded - 1960
Language - Scots
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 35375
Original Tape ID - SA1960.060
Original Track ID - SA1960.60.B2
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Shetland

Item Notes - 3 verses of 4 lines with chorus at start and after each verse.
See:
'101 Scottish Songs' (N. Buchan, 1962) p. 59
'Dae Ye Min' Langsyne?' (A. Stewart Fraser, 1975) p. 3
'Doh Ray Me, When Ah Wis Wee' (E. McVicar, 2007) p. 10

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