Òran an t-Saighdeir

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Title - Òran an t-Saighdeir
Contributors - Alasdair Boyd
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - The man in this song meets with a soldier in Edinburgh. He tells how the soldier told him that the army was the best job in the world and that he would get a lot of money. He is recruited into the army and he gets a red coat, a kilt and a gun. In the end he says that it is a shame his gun is not locked up in Edinburgh Castle.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:06:33
Date Recorded - 1953
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 56930
Original Tape ID - SA1953.076
Original Track ID - SA1953.76.B5
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - Thirteen couplets sung with refrain.

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