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Smeòrach a' comhairleachadh do dhuine uisge-beatha òl., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1344

Thrush advising a man to drink whisky instead of going fishing. A man going fishing interpreted a thrush's song as advice not to go or he would be drowned, and to drink up his half-bottle instead....

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Fear a phòs maighdeann-mhara., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1345

A man who married a mermaid. A man at Kessock near Inverness found a mermaid asleep and hid her skin. They married and had a son. Her son later found the skin and gave it back to her. She went bac...

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Am Brusach agus na fleiseadairean., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22895

Robert the Bruce and the fletchers. When Robert the Bruce was on the run, he stayed with an old woman who had three sons. They were fletchers, making bows and arrows. With their help, he managed t...

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Boireannach a rinn corp-crèadha air cumadh balach nach pòsad..., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1347

A woman made a clay corpse of a boy who wouldn't marry her daughter. A woman who couldn't get a boy to marry her daughter made a 'corp-crèadha' [clay-corpse] of him stuck with nails. She left it i...

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Am bheil Sgeul air Cloinn Ghriogair, 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22899

Song, preceded and followed by background information. Sung by old woman hiding MacGregors from pursuit. The Black MacGregor kills the woman because she only mentioned the Red MacGregor in the song.

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Rìgh Lochlainn ag iarraidh air an nighean aige Coille Alba a..., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1349

The King of Norway's Daughter sent to burn the Caledonian Forest. The King of Norway envied the Caledonian forest because he couldn't sell his own timber and so he sent his witch daughter to burn ...

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Guth rabhaidh aig abhainn Cùr., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22903

A warning voice at the River Cur. A messenger who lived in Braigh Choire Choille going to Fort William was about to ford the Cour when he was advised by a voice to take the long way round or he wo...

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Deòrsa Bochanan air a bhith mì-mhodhail ris an rìgh., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 1352

George Buchanan being cheeky to the king. The king found a beautiful flower, put his hat over it, and went to fetch the queen. When he came back, George Buchanan had left his excrement there. The ...

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An sealgair a mharbh fiadh le bonn sia sgillinn., 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22906

The hunter who shot a deer with a sixpence. A man going hunting got food from some peat-cutters. When he raised the gun to shoot a deer, it turned into a woman combing her long red hair. He put si...

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Trì Aois Cù, Aois Each, 25 May 1952

Track ID : 22909

The old hind that was shot on Ben Alder. A hind was wounded when it was about 50 years old at Coire Mheadhan on Loch Trèig. It was killed on Ben Alder years later and the old bullet was found in i...

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