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Cha Tèid Mi le Mac a' Mhaoir

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Title - Cha Tèid Mi le Mac a' Mhaoir
Alternate Title - Cha Tèid Mise Cha Tèid Mi
Contributors - Annie Johnston
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - This is a waulking song in which a woman says she will not go with the Steward's son, as he is just a foolish lad. She curses love and compares it to death. She wishes she could be with her lover on his ship.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:20
Date Recorded - 1938.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 27039
Original Tape ID - album_01_D02A
Original Track ID - CDC.XXXIII
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc



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

Item Notes - 9 lines sung. Most are linked.
See:
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri nighean Alasdair' p. 19
'The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' p. 266
'Folksongs of Britain and Ireland' (ed. P. Kennedy) p. 46

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/27039/1




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