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Mo Nighean Dubh, na Trèig Mi

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Title - Mo Nighean Dubh, na Trèig Mi
Contributors - Roderick MacKinnon
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This is a man's love song in which he gives a detailed description of the beauty of the girl he loves. He cannot play the fiddle, but is highly literate, can preach well, and hopes for a parish. He will not let her go with the sailor. Her relatives have wronged him, and the girl, by driving him away.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:03
Date Recorded - 1938.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 39307
Original Tape ID - album_03_D02-A
Original Track ID - CDC.II
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Barra
  Village - Castlebay

Item Notes - Seven quatrains sung. Nos. 3, 4 and 5 have each been repeated.

See:
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 230

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