ITEM PERSON: MhicGriogair, Griogair Ruadh
TRACK DURATION: 0:02:06
TRACK ID: 54954
ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1956.022
ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1956.22.B3
AUDIO QUALITY: Good
SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape
4 verses sung plus chorus at the beginning and end.
This lament, sung as a lullaby, is attributed to the widow of Gregor MacGregor of Glenstrae, who was beheaded in 1570. There are many versions of the song 'Griogal Cridhe' and these are available in other sources.
'Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig' (Watson ed., 1959) p244
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies ed., 2005)) p140
'One hundred and five songs of occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (F. Tolmie ed., 1911) Song 41 p. 196
'Gesto Collection'(K.N. MacDonald ed., 1895) Appendix p. 25
'Còisir a' Mhòid' 4 (An Comunn Gaidhealach, 1940) p. 51
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