Laoidh a' Choin Duibh

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Title - Laoidh a' Choin Duibh
Contributors - Duncan MacDonald
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - A Fenian ballad which tells the story of the Black Hound. Caoilte was out hunting on the hill one day when he met an ugly man with a black hound. The man wanted the Fenians to get their dogs to fight it. Tha black hound killed many dogs belonging to the Fenians, but eventually it was killed by the dog Bran.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:11
Date Recorded - 1950.01.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Verse
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 24539
Original Tape ID - CW0044B
Original Track ID - CW0044B.208
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire

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

Item Notes - 18 linked quatrains sung.
'Tocher' 25 (The School of Scottish Studies)
'Leabhar na Fèinne'(J. F. Campbell ed., 1872) p. 92

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