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Nighean Donn a' Chuailein Rìomhaich, July 1953

Track ID : 8547

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This is a love song in which the bard tells of his deep affection for his brown-haired sweetheart. According to him, even the birds sing in praise of her.

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Am Bruadar a Chunnaic Anna, July 1953

Track ID : 1703

Contributors : Thorburn, Samuel (1773)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This mouth music song tells of all the fantastic things which Anna saw in a dream.

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3.

Òran do Chatriona Ghrànda, July 1953

Track ID : 1707

Contributors : Thorburn, Samuel (1773)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This song describes how the author catches the eye of a beautiful girl while in church and falls in love with her.

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Màiri Bhaile a' Chrò, July 1953

Track ID : 1823

Contributors : MacKinnon, Norman (459)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

The author of this song was walking in the high lands. He became disoriented when the mist came down and darkness fell, but was helped by a beautiful young girl by the sheiling at Baile a' Chrò. He...

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An t-Aparan Goirid, March 1955

Track ID : 16964

Contributors : MacAskill, Norman (2777)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

The girl who composed the song has found herself pregnant, and she advises other girls not to be led astray as happened to her.

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An Gille Dubh Cha Trèig Mi, March 1955

Track ID : 16966

Contributors : MacAskill, Morag (2782)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

In this love song a woman thinks of the times she spent with her dark-haired lover.

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Càit' an Caidil an Nìonag, March 1955

Track ID : 16967

Contributors : MacAskill, Morag (2782)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

The man who composed this love song wishes he could be with the girl he loved, but admits that he did not win her.

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8.

Cuachag nan Craobh, March 1955

Track ID : 16968

Contributors : MacAskill, Morag (2782)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

In this love song, the poet William Ross is addressing a cuckoo he heard in the woods. He speaks freely and very poignantly of his sadness at being rejected by the woman he loved deeply.

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An Dìnnear Thug Sir William Dhuinn, June 1955

Track ID : 17058

Contributors : MacArthur, John (2785)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This song describes a dinner in a stately home.

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Horò Nach Robh Mi san Aonach, June 1955

Track ID : 17078

Contributors : MacArthur, John (2785)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

Mr MacArthur tells how the song was composed by Donald MacPhee, the Arran bard. An Arran boat had gone on the rocks. Another Arran boat passed by, but a third boat came to the rescue.

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