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Dh'Fhalbh Mi Leis an Damh Beag Lachdann

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Title - Dh'Fhalbh Mi Leis an Damh Beag Lachdann
Contributors - Neil Gillies
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This humorous song tells of a man who took a stirk to the cattle sale in Gerinish, South Uist, in order to get a drover to take it. The day did not go well, and he met a long list of people claiming money from him, for many different things. They included the weaveress, the cobbler, the grain merchant, the tea merchant and the factor.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:32
Date Recorded - 1951.04.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 5095
Original Tape ID - SA1951.026
Original Track ID - SA1951.26.A4
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - South Uist
  Village - Gerinish

Item Notes - Text transcribed in the School of Scottish Studies. Eight verses sung. Composed by Ronald Laing (Raghnall Clachair) from Daliburgh, South Uist.

See:
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw) song 24

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