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Ochòin a' Rìgh Bu Mhì Brònag

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Title - Ochòin a' Rìgh Bu Mhì Brònag
Alternate Title - Eudail a' Rìgh Bu Mhì Brònag
Contributors - Kate MacDonald
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald

Summary - In this waulking song, a girl complains that she is being forced to marry a man she does not like. Among other things he is deaf and dun-coloured, and his head is bigger than a peatstack. The second section of the song makes it clear that she loves a man from Lochaber and would like to be with him.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:01
Date Recorded - 1963.10-12
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 78909
Original Tape ID - SA1963.060
Original Track ID - SA1963.60.A3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - 21 lines plus choruses.
See:
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 42
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (John L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) pp. 72 - 76

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