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Cumha Sheathain

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Title - Cumha Sheathain
Contributors - Nan MacKinnon
Reporters - James Ross

Summary - A lament/love song for Seathan, son of the King of Ireland.

The contributor tells a background to the song. A traveller came to the woman's house and requested a night's shelter, which he was given. He went to bed and later heard the man of house come in. He told his wife he'd murdered a man but that he didn't have any money on him. The traveller awoke early and went to the law. The man's wife composed this song when she heard he was to be pursued.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:06:38
Date Recorded - 1956.08.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 94370
Original Tape ID - SA1956.082-085
Original Track ID - SA1956.82.1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


Item Notes - The contributor's background to the song may be mixed up with another song.

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