Aiseirigh Iain Ruaidh

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Title - Aiseirigh Iain Ruaidh
Contributors - Donald Sinclair
Reporters - Dr John MacInnes
Item Person - Iain Ruadh Pìobaire (John MacQueen of South Uist)

Summary - The contributor mixes two songs here - 'Aiseirigh Iain Ruaidh' and 'Tha Tighinn Fodham Èirigh'.

'Aiseirigh Iain Ruaidh' is a humorous song by Gilleasbaig na Ciotaig on the 'resurrection' of his friend, Iain Ruadh Pìobaire. The contributor discusses the poet's work.

'Tha Tighinn Fodham Èirigh' was composed in praise of Ailean Mùideartach after he was mortally wounded at the Battle of Sheriffmuir in 1715.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:54
Date Recorded - 1966.12.02
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 64909
Original Tape ID - SA1966.107
Original Track ID - SA1966.107
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Argyllshire
  Parish - Tiree
  Island - Tiree
  Village - West Hynish

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

Item Notes - Recorded between 2-5 December 1966. 6 verses. Additional and varied text available in 'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie).

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