Rinn Mi Mocheirigh gu Èirigh Hò Rò Ho Làithill Ò

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Title - Rinn Mi Mocheirigh gu Èirigh Hò Rò Ho Làithill Ò
Contributors - Kate MacDonald
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald; Angus John MacDonald

Summary - This is a waulking song with several sections. The earlier sections have a love theme. This is followed by a reference to a cattle raid. In the following section, the composer states that the country is without a chief. The final section contains references to several clan chiefs. These may help to date this section of the song to the 16th century.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:08:11
Date Recorded - 1969
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 107260
Original Tape ID - SA1969.069
Original Track ID - SA1969.69.A2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - South Uist
  Island - South Uist

Item Notes - The contributor learned this song from her mother.

'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 94
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 1 (John L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1969) p. 66
'Tocher' 27 (The School of Scottish Studies) p. 154

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