Gur Ann an Tùs a' Gheamhraidh

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Title - Gur Ann an Tùs a' Gheamhraidh
Contributors - Angus MacDonald
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - In this sailing song there is a description of a voyage in a three-masted ship, sailing out of the Queen's Dock in the Clyde. The weather was cold and frosty. The bard is sad to leave his sweetheart behind. When they reached Ailsa Craig they were given the order to hoist her sails. He bids farewell to his mother, his relations and friends as he looks landward. There is a description of the weather on the high seas, and of the work they undertook to keep the ship seaworthy.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:36
Date Recorded - 1959.12.19
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 37430
Original Tape ID - SA1960.015
Original Track ID - SA1960.15.B2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

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

Item Notes - 6 verses.

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