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Hill Iù-an Hill Eò-an

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Title - Hill Iù-an Hill Eò-an
Contributors - Kate MacDonald
Reporters - Dr Alasdair MacLean

Summary - Mrs MacDonald tells how this little song was composed on the threshold by Mary MacLeod (Màiri nighean Alasdair Ruaidh), the 17th century Skye poetess, after she was banned from composing any song indoors or outdoors. It begins:

"There was a time when I could sing a song
I could sing a croon just as well
Today I can just croak to myself."

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:36
Date Recorded - 1953.12.30
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 13436
Original Tape ID - SA1953.272
Original Track ID - SA1953.272.B4; SA1953.272.B5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - Eighteen lines sung.

See:
'Tocher' 27, p. 150

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/13436/1




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