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Òran do Bheataidh, 18 August 1959

Track ID : 47705

Contributors : MacDonald, Angus (5151)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

In this song a man is very sad. Although he was out hunting there is now nobody to welcome him home. He laments the death of his wife who now lies in a coffin. His heart is in despair because his b...

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2.

A Mhairead Òg, 18 August 1959

Track ID : 47932

Contributors : MacDonald, Angus (5151)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A man's love song; a lament for his sweetheart, Mairead. His mother disapproved of his choice of sweetheart and when he saw Mairead going out to the river, she told him that she had seen a lovely w...

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3.

Ghearain croitear ri Mac 'ic Ailein gun robh na fèidh a' dèa..., 18 August 1959

Track ID : 47929

Contributors : MacDonald, Angus (5151)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

A crofter complained to MacDonald of Clanranald that the deer were causing him great loss. It was snowing and the deer kept coming to eat a South Uist crofter's corn in the yard. He complained to ...

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4.

Cha Labhair Mi an t-Òran, 1954

Track ID : 44360

At the beginning of this waulking song, a woman tells of her sadness, as she cannot see her lover. The other lines sung here are composed by a man. In these, he praises the beauty of a woman he loves.

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5.

A Mhurchaidh Bhig, 1954

Track ID : 44362

This waulking song has a number of unrelated sections. It begins with a section about little Murdo, a contentious fellow. A passage follows in which there are references to a well of wine from whic...

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6.

Caisteal a' Ghlinne, 19 May 1949

Track ID : 40853

Contributors : MacInnes, John (3960)

A love song about a man who was sent to prison unjustly. He says that the prison is lowly and cold and that he didn't get justice or a hearing. He cannot sleep and he wishes that he was with his love.

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7.

An Ùine tha Iain gun a Bhiadh, 19 May 1949

Track ID : 40856

Contributors : MacInnes, John (3960)

A fragment of a song which makes reference to a man called Iain and the amount of time he has gone without eating.

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8.

Bidh Gach Cearc agus Gach Tunnag, 19 May 1949

Track ID : 40858

Contributors : MacInnes, John (3960)

A humorous song about a pet sheep and her lamb. They go into his corn and he has problems controlling them.

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9.

'S ann a tha an Truaigh air Cearcan Anna, 19 May 1949

Track ID : 40860

Contributors : MacInnes, John (3960)

A humorous song about Anna's hens. They ate the bard's seed and the best way to deal with them in winter was to wring their neck. One of the hens was stooped and the other was lame.

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Am Bothan a bh' aig Fionnghala, August 1990, 18 September 1990

Track ID : 99488

Contributors : Currie, Duncan (4244)
Interviewers : MacDonald, Jo (3772)

This is a mouth music song with a chorus in canntaireachd. It has local references.

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