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O hùg o, Chailleach Chrùbach

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Title - O hùg o, Chailleach Chrùbach
Contributors - Anna MacDougall
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This waulking song lampoons a lame old woman in a very comical manner, telling of how she is, amongst other things, deceitful.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:34
Date Recorded - 1937.07.24
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 40457
Original Tape ID - box_01_D04-B
Original Track ID - CDC.1.2
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc



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

Item Notes - 8 lines with refrain (1st line repeated). Copied from Ediphone Wax Cylinder recorder. It is part of an argument in verse between Nic Iain Fhinn from Barra and Nic a' Mhanaich from Uist.
See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (John L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) pp. 113-121

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