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Guma Slàn a Chì Mi Mo Chailin Dìleas Donn

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Title - Guma Slàn a Chì Mi Mo Chailin Dìleas Donn
Contributors - Donald MacAskill
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - This is a sailor's love song in which he describes the pain of being parted from the girl he loves. Others said he would not be faithful, but he has now married the girl, and though he is not wealthy, he is very happy.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:05:07
Date Recorded - 1953
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 3739
Original Tape ID - SA1953.050
Original Track ID - SA1953.50.B6
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Three verses and choruses sung. Transcribed in the School of Scottish Studies. The song was composed by Hector MacKenzie of Ullapool, Lochbroom.

See:
'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie) p. 420 (1907 edition)
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 441

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