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Chunna Mi Do Bhàta 's Brèid Rithe Hoireann Ò Hirì Hill Iù, June 1960

Track ID : 110404

An unusual and rarely heard waulking song. A woman tells of seeing the ship of the man she loves on the Irish Sea, and going to Sleat. He is at the helm. She states, however, that she is heartbroken.

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CW0106A

Track ID : 116952

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Horo 'Ille Dhuinn Shunndaich, 1994

Track ID : 101777

A song in which a woman tells of the murder of her fairy lover who promised her the kertch of a married woman.

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Chaidh Mo Dhonnchadh dhan Bheinn, 1971

Track ID : 47739

A lament in which a woman says that Duncan went to the hills and did not return home. In the final verse, she says that his heart's blood was in the folds of his plaid.

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Ho ro 'ille dhuinn shunndaich, 1971

Track ID : 48377

A love song in which a woman has been abandoned by a brown-haired lad. She says that he promised her the headscarf of a married woman, but that he had separated from her after a year and twelve weeks.

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Ride Awa Tae Aberdeen, 29 July 1961

Track ID : 41503

A dandling rhyme from the Shetland Folk Society collection, recorded by Mrs A. J. Smith: Up horse haad 'im Up horse haad 'im We'll hae a merry nicht wi' Saunders o grabbit, Ride awa, ride awa to A...

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Trom Òro Challain 'S Mise Nach Eil Fallain, 30 July 1959

Track ID : 106585

Contributors : Morrison, Mary (2415)
Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This waulking song has four sections. The chorus lines differ in each section. The first begins: "I am unhappy / My lover has departed / On a full-masted ship / She came to land in Harris." The se...

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Trom Ò Ro Challain, 03 August 1956

Track ID : 14431

Contributors : Morrison, Mary (2415)

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Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This waulking song has four sections. The chorus lines differ in each section. The first begins "I am unhappy / My lover has departed / On a full-masted ship / She came to land in Harris." The sec...

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O a Phiùthrag Olc a Phiuthar, 11 February 1963

Track ID : 23837

This is a song by a girl who had a fairy lover. She describes the gifts he promised to give her. The verse referring to her three brothers gives hints of a murder.

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Ill a Bhó Robh Thu Sèinn, March 1955

Track ID : 29032

A waulking song. A cowherd is being addressed and asked if he was singing. A girl tells him to come in, that there is nobody in but herself and tells where her mother, father and brothers are. She ...

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