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Ach a Mhairead nan Cuiread

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Title - Ach a Mhairead nan Cuiread
Contributors - Peggy MacMillan
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

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) - 00:01:11
Date Recorded - 1953.03.14
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 75145
Original Tape ID - SA1953.026.029
Original Track ID - SA1953.27.6
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Transcribed in the School of Scottish Studies.

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (John L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1981) p. 100
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 100

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Segments:
Play part 1 (00:01:11)
Play part 2 (00:00:45)




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