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A' Choille Ghruamach

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Title - A' Choille Ghruamach
Contributors - Nan MacKinnon
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald; Mary MacDonald; Ian Fraser

Summary - In this emigrant's song, the bard tells of his experiences after going to Nova Scotia in 1819. He tells of being lonely, and of the hardship faced by the early settlers.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:20
Date Recorded - 1976.09.25
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 62390
Original Tape ID - SA1976.176
Original Track ID - SA1976.176.B7
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Vatersay

Item Notes - The song was composed by John MacLean (Bàrd Tighearna Chola) born in Caolas, Tiree, in 1787.
See:
'Na Bàird Thirisdeach' (An t-Urr.Eachann Camshron deas. 1932) p. 74

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