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Tam o' Shanter 's Geansaidh Snàith

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Title - Tam o' Shanter 's Geansaidh Snàith
Contributors - Peggy MacRae
Reporters - Margaret Fay Shaw

Summary - This is a light dance tune of the type which were common among the girls who worked as herring gutters. The composer describes the man she loves, who wears a tam-o-shanter and a woollen jumper with the letters RNR on it. He is across the sea. The woman intends to visit Fraserburgh in the summer.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:08
Date Recorded - 1951.03.22
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 34828
Original Tape ID - CW0160A
Original Track ID - CW0160A.792
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Small Isles
  Island - Canna

Item Notes - 6 verses sung. Each is followed by a chorus.
See:
'Eilean Fraoich' (An Comunn Gàidhealach Leòdhais 1982) p. 87

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/34828/1




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