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'S Mi ri Dìreadh san Dubh-ghlaic

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Title - 'S Mi ri Dìreadh san Dubh-ghlaic
Alternate Title - O hùra bhì o ho
Contributors - Mrs Mary Johnston

Summary - In the first section of this waulking song, the composer speaks of being disgraced or insulted. In the section which follows, the composer's father is praised and his skill as a hunter of geese, grouse and moor-hens is described. In the final section, a wish is expressed that various men will come. They include the tacksmen of Boreray, Vallay and Grimsay.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:05:11
Date Recorded - 1950.03.09
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 48593
Original Tape ID - CW0075A
Original Track ID - CW0075A.300
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



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

Item Notes - 16 lines sung plus choruses.

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1981) p. 58

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