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Hùg ò Laithill ò

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Title - Hùg ò Laithill ò
Contributors - Nan MacKinnon
Reporters - James Ross
Item Person - Stiùbhart, am Prionnsa Teàrlach Èideard [Stewart, Prince Charles Edward]

Summary - The song tells of the poet's joy on hearing that Prince Charles Edward Stewart is coming.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:46
Date Recorded - 1958.10.27
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 94215
Original Tape ID - SA1958.126
Original Track ID - SA1958.126.5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Vatersay

Item Notes - The contributor learned the song from her mother. The song was composed by Alexander MacDonald (Alastair Mac Mhaighstir Alastair) c.1700 -c.1770.
See:
'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie ed.) p. 135 (1907 edition)
'Highland Songs of the Forty-five' (John Lorne Campbell ed. 1933) p. 132

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