Màiri Bhaile a' Chrò

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Title - Màiri Bhaile a' Chrò
Contributors - Roderick MacKinnon
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell
Item Person - Màiri Bhaile a' Chrò

Summary - The person in this song tells how he met with a blonde-haired girl on a stormy night at the sheiling of Baile a' Chrò, who took him in and showed him kindness and hospitality. He then praises the girl for her beauty and for her numerous virtues. In the end, he gives a farewell blessing to the girl and says that he will remember her until the day he is buried.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:19
Date Recorded - 1938.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 40465
Original Tape ID - box_01_D01-B
Original Track ID - CDC.1.6
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc

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

Item Notes - Seven verses sung.

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