Hò-rò-ho laoidh laoi leò

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Title - Hò-rò-ho laoidh laoi leò
Contributors - Chirsty MacPherson
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald

Summary - A waulking song/love song. A girl is out on the sheiling and is feeling sad. The young men are passing her - she favours the blonde-haired, rosy-cheeked one, and thinks that it's a pity she doesn't have a son by him which she could take back home to Lewis. She refuses to take an old man and lists the reasons why.

The contributor then talks about the waulking songs and waulking in general.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:06:29
Date Recorded - 1963
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 38805
Original Tape ID - SA1963.071
Original Track ID - SA1963.071.A7-B7
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - 17 single-line verses. Many versions of this song are extant in Gaeldom.

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