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Mo Rùn Ailean, June 1954

Track ID : 85796

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A waulking song in praise of her beloved, Allan. She climbs up to the brow of the hill and sees him at the helm of his galley.

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'S Olc an Obair do Theachdaire an Cadal, June 1954

Track ID : 85798

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A man went to fetch a midwife for his wife who was in labour. When he reached the ford the tide was in, and he fell asleep while waiting for the tide to turn. He slept so soundly that the tide went...

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Chaidh an Dileag ud nam Cheann, June 1954

Track ID : 85802

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A humorous song about having had a little too much to drink.

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A Mhic a' Mhaoir, June 1954

Track ID : 85804

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A waulking song in which the ground-officer's son is accused of murdering a young lass.

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5.

Latha Dhomh 's Mi am Beinn a' Cheathaich, June 1954

Track ID : 85806

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A waulking song in praise of MacNeil of Barra's galley and of the heroic clansmen.

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6.

'S Mise a' Bhean Bhochd, 12 August 1956

Track ID : 87952

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A fragment of a waulking song. A woman laments that Murchadh (her husband/sweetheart) is in Ireland.

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Tha an Oidhche A-nochd Fuar, 20 July 1956

Track ID : 19312

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

The night is cold with many showers and she can get no sleep, not because of an uncomfortable bed, but because she is lamenting those who departed from them on Monday.

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Mo Chasan Dubh, 03 August 1950

Track ID : 25893

This little song is a lament by a swan whose nest has been plundered. The swan had been in Ireland.

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Tha an Oidhche A-nochd Fuar, 12 October 1953

Track ID : 40956

In this song the author says that the night is cold. She says that she cannot get to sleep because she is missing the man who has left. She then refers to an event that happened to him in the north...

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Coisich a Rùin, 12 October 1953

Track ID : 40960

In this song the bard sends his farewell to Harris and to Seon Campbell. The bard says that he is a hunter of birds, seals and swans. In the next part of this song mention is made of Clan MacNeil s...

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