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Chunnaic Mise Mo Leannan

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Title - Chunnaic Mise Mo Leannan
Contributors - Norman MacMillan
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - In the first three couplets of this waulking song, a woman tells how she saw her lover pass by on a lightly-stepping grey horse the previous day. He did not acknowledge her. The lines which follow have Jacobite references and express the hope that King James will be crowned.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:36
Date Recorded - 1951.04.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 5293
Original Tape ID - SA1951.026
Original Track ID - SA1951.26.B7
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Text transcribed in the School of Scottish Studies. Seven couplets sung.

See also:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 156
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 34
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw) song 90
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 504
'Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness' vol. 26, p. 240

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