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A' Choille Ghruamach

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Title - A' Choille Ghruamach
Contributors - Mary Ann Kennedy
Reporters - John Carmichael

Summary - An emigrant's song, telling those at home about the gloomy forests of the new world and how the emigration agents were deceiving them about life in Canada. He is lonely and very sad about his circumstances; he complains about the harsh winters and that he is unable to converse in his own language.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:19
Date Recorded - 1988
Date Transmitted - 1988
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 92452
Original Tape ID - MOD 1988 BGW838061S504 Reel 1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Lanarkshire
  Parish - Glasgow
  Village - Glasgow

Item Notes - Part of a programme featuring highlights from the National Mòd. Composed by John MacLean [Iain mac Ailein, Bàrd Thighearna Chola] (1787-1848), Isle of Tiree.

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