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Thàinig an Gille Dubh A-raoir dhan Bhaile Seo

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Title - Thàinig an Gille Dubh A-raoir dhan Bhaile Seo
Contributors - Margaret MacKay
Reporters - Fred Macaulay

Summary - A woman's love song. A girl tells of the dark-haired young man who came to the district the previous evening. Her stride is heavy since she was forsaken by her sweetheart.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:08
Date Recorded - 1952.09.02
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 90359
Original Tape ID - SA1952.108.109
Original Track ID - SA1952.108.4
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Though it is widely published that this song was composed by Elizabeth Ross (Lady D' Oyly), the Elizabeth Ross manuscript in the School of Scottish Studies names the composer as 'Lady Rasay'. This could refer to Elizabeth's aunt, or more probably, an earlier Lady Raasay.

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