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Chuala Mi Do Ghlaodh sa Bhruthach, March 1963
Track ID : 28457
This is a fragment from a song which tells of a murder. The song is sometimes attributed to a fairy woman, whose mortal lover has been killed.
Tha an Crodh-laoigh san Fhraoch aig Màiri, June 1964
Track ID : 99712
This is a little lullaby which tells of Mary's cattle in the heather. The other cattle are on an island in the sea.
Murchadh MacCoinnich agus an taibhse., June 1962
Track ID : 14017
Murdo MacKenzie and the ghost. An anecdote about a ghost seen by Murdo MacKenzie. The ghost was supposed to be that of a Highland laird, who was killed years earlier.
A' bleith eòrna., 1972
Track ID : 74031
Grinding barley. The contributor explains how barley was ground when she was young. The barley was dried before it was ground using a quern. It was then used for making porridge.
Na seòladairean a chaidh a mharbhadh, agus leac an duine mhò..., August 1966
Track ID : 57635
The sailors who were killed, and the big man's tombstone. The Hogharry women were collecting shellfish one day when a boat appeared. They ran home and informed their men folk, who went and dispatc...
Fòrladh Alasdair Bhàin, 1963
Track ID : 44332
This is a humorous song about a First World War soldier, whose attempts to get to Uist during his leave were not successful.
Mar a dh'fhàs clòimh air each., 13 May 1976
Track ID : 18558
The horse that grew wool. A story about a man who sought a witch's help to bring his dead mare back to life. She gave him a potion which was to be poured over the dead animal. Unfortunately, his w...
Cur-seachadan cloinne ann am Beàrnaraigh., September 1976
Track ID : 67357
Unknown PersonFleming, Cirsty Mary, 1909-1996 (5554)
Children's pastimes in Berneray. The contributor discusses how children would play and make little houses in her youth. The girls collected broken dishes to play with. They made 'bread' from mud i...
Taighean-dubha an Calanais., July 1982
Track ID : 68330
Blackhouses in Callanish. The cattle lived in one end of the blackhouse, and the humans in the other. The fire, which was in the middle of the kitchen floor, was often surrounded by the iron rim o...
Beagan fiosrachaidh mun sgoil., July 1982
Track ID : 68335
Some information regarding schooling. Children would go to school at the age of five. The school was in Breasclete. They used to take a peat to school each day. Children would use a slate for writ...
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