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Baile a' Phuill, Baile nam Bàrd.

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Title - Baile a' Phuill, Baile nam Bàrd.
Contributors - Donald Sinclair
Reporters - Dr John MacInnes

Summary - The strong tradition of poetry in Balephuil.

The contributor recalls the wealth of poets that lived in Balephuil, Tiree. In his opinion there were at least seventeen or eighteen The Baptist minister, Duncan MacDougall was a poet, as were his three sons and his daughter. The Balemartin bàrd [John MacLean] spent a good deal of time in Balephuil, particularly in the contributor's home. The contributor does not remember him though, as he was too young at the time. He himself has composed songs but he is reluctant to recite them.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:32
Date Recorded - 1966.12.02
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Verse, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 64953
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 - Argyllshire
  Parish - Tiree
  Island - Tiree
  Village - Balephuil

Item Notes - Recorded between 2-5 December 1966.

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/64953/1




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