Gur h-ann air feasgar Diardaoin

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Title - Gur h-ann air feasgar Diardaoin
Contributors - John MacAskill
Reporters - James Ross

Summary - The bard describes how he decided to go to sea, and bade farewell to his family. His ship sailed across to Newfoundland from Greenock, and the journey was a difficult one in which some of the Gaels proved their skill at tending to the sails. He hopes that his health will last and that he will come home one day.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:06:19
Date Recorded - 1953.07
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 7234
Original Tape ID - SA1953.159
Original Track ID - SA1953.159.2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Harris
  Island - Harris

Item Notes - Nine verses sung. Song composed by a bard from Harris.

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