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Tha Mulad, Tha Mulad

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Title - Tha Mulad, Tha Mulad
Contributors - Kate Nicolson
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - The main lines of this waulking song are addressed to 'Margaret of the Wiles' who has slandered the composer. The composer compares her own house where venison is eaten, to that of her accuser, where only the heads and bones of fish can be found.



Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:18
Date Recorded - 1951.03.29
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 60402
Original Tape ID - CW000C
Original Track ID - CW000C
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



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

Item Notes - Recorded during a genuine waulking or luadhadh.
See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' Vol. 3 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1981) p. 100
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 117


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