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Fios 'm Fhìn gun Tig gam Iarraidh

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Title - Fios 'm Fhìn gun Tig gam Iarraidh
Contributors - Flora MacNeil
Reporters - Hamish Henderson; Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - The composer of this waulking song knows that the earl's son will send her a message, a servant, a letter, a horse and a saddle. However, he will not get her this year, as her parents will have married her to a deaf, dun-coloured man. He would need 12 yards of cloth for a coat. The woman wishes she had MacDonald from Lochaber. She would sleep with him anywhere.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:02
Date Recorded - 1952
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 85502
Original Tape ID - SA1952.038
Original Track ID - SA1952.38.A9
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh

Item Notes - Recorded in the Phonetics Department at Edinburgh University.
See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) p. 72

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