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Ailein Duinn O Hì Shiùbhlainn Leat



TRACK DURATION: 0:02:22

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: SOSS

ITEM LOCATION

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Parish - Harris
  • Island - Scalpay

TRACK ID: 4378

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1955.060

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1955.60.4

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: Eight couplets sung. Some of them have been linked. The song is said to have been composed by Annie Campbell of Scalpay. Allan Morrison, the man she loved, drowned in 1786.

See:
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw) p. 258
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 1 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 44
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 105
'Gesto Collection' (K. N. MacDonald) appendix p. 6
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies) p. 50
'Tocher' 22, p. 216
'Tocher' 41, p. 304

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