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Tàladh Dhòmhnaill Ghuirm, January 1956

Track ID : 52741

In this waulking song, a lullaby to Donald of Sleat, there is a description of the weather, with sunny, cloudless skies. Good weather is wished for the king's son when he comes. The subject of the...

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Chaidh Mi na Bheinn Hì Rì, January 1956

Track ID : 89895

The composer of this waulking song tells of climbing a mountain and seeing a big ship in the strait. The section which follows is addressed to a woman called Margaret. Her lover has been to market ...

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Alasdair Òig 'ic 'ic Neacail, 1953

Track ID : 23329

In the first section of this waulking song, a woman is addressing young Alasdair Nicolson. She wishes she could bear a son for him, perhaps even five, six or seven sons. Each would have a professio...

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Cha Till MacCruimein, 1970

Track ID : 92099

This is the pibroch song 'Cha Till MacCruimein' [MacCrimmon will never return].

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Gu Robh Plaid aig Mòrag, 1963

Track ID : 78786

This is a vocal dance tune which is often sung or played at a faster tempo as a reel. It is about Morag's blanket which was over 25 feet in length.

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Mo Nighean Chruinn Donn air Bharraibh nan Tonn, 1963

Track ID : 78837

In this waulking-song, a man tells of going night-visiting, and the many obstacles he faced. He had to escape in a hurry and left his trousers behind. He advises other young men to wear the kilt wh...

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Chaidh Mi 'n Tràigh a Dhèanamh Maoraich, 1963

Track ID : 78871

In the earlier section of this waulking-song, the composer describes a boat. Four men are pulling on the oars, and one is baling, and at the stern there is a woman in great distress. The song goes...

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'S Mise Chunnaic An-diugh an t-Iongnadh, 1963

Track ID : 78872

The composer of this waulking song describes seeing a girl who seems to be a mermaid or seal woman, and swims away through the straits.

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Là Leathag Ò Hò, 1963

Track ID : 78873

This is a waulking-song. The lines sung here are insults about the MacLeods.

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Ochòin a Rìgh Bu Mhi Brònag, c. November 1963

Track ID : 78909

In this waulking song, a girl complains that she is being forced to marry a man she does not like. Among other things he is deaf and dun-coloured, and his head is bigger than a peatstack. The secon...

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