O Till a Leannain

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Title - O Till a Leannain
Contributors - Mount St Bernard Gaelic Choir
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - A love song about a girl called Màili who has emigrated. The bard implores her to return. He praises her for her beauty and her personality. He says that his heart will be sorrowful without her and that he would prefer to lie beside her in the grave than be with another woman.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:44
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 41434
Original Tape ID - box_04_D06-A
Original Track ID - CDC.7.28
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc

Item Notes - Sung by the Gaelic Choir of Mount St Bernard, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Song composed by E. MacColl.

'A' Chòisir-chiùil' p. 75
'Còisir a' Mhòid' 1, p. 19

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