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Fàilte air a' Bhaile, 24 April 1985
Track ID : 52691
Praise for one part of the Paible area in North Uist. Ena MacDonald describes what she sees from the window of her house in the Paible area of North Uist. She names the hills and villages that she...
Obair dachaigh air a' chroit., 1970
Track ID : 68218
Crofting chores. Discussion about morning chores on the croft. The cows were milked and sometimes the sheep if the cows were dry. A few people kept goats. Mention of resting the peat fires at nigh...
Cò Thug Mo Bhò a dh'Èirinn?, 14 December 1949
Track ID : 21410
In this little song, probably used as a clapping song, the composer asks who has taken her cow to Ireland. The cow came from Barra to Uist.
Bàs Dhòmhnaill Dhuibh an Canaigh., 15 December 1949
Track ID : 21419
The death of Black Donald in Canna. Black Donald, son of Clanranald, was a strong, but violent man. One time, whilst going to Moidart from Uist, he was forced to stay in Canna due to stormy weathe...
Clann Nìll agus a' Bhìrlinn san Stoirm, 03 January 1950
Track ID : 22577
MacNeil of Barra would often go raiding. On one unsuccessful raid, a great storm overtook their ship, and it was through sheer determination and hardiness that they managed to ride the storm. They ...
O Bà Mo Leanabh, 21 July 1950
Track ID : 25501
A Gaelic lullaby in which a mother tells of her sadness, as she has been abandoned by the man she loved.
O hì o hà Mo Luaidh Mo Leanaibh, 21 July 1950
Track ID : 25506
This is a Gaelic lullaby. The mother sings of her love for her child, and states that other people are out gathering tangles.
Mac 'ic Ailein agus Nighean Mhic a' Phì, 15 February 1950
Track ID : 25021
MacPhee of Colonsay had a beautiful daughter, and he would not let anyone marry her except the person who could jump over his gate on horseback. Clanranald was that person.
Mac 'ic Ailein agus MacNìll Bharraigh, 15 February 1950
Track ID : 25030
MacNeil of Barra once invited Clanranald to a feast, where he tried to impress upon his guest that he was wealthy. Clanranald however, found out that his host had come upon hard times.
Fear Bhàlaigh agus an Nighean, 19 November 1950
Track ID : 33337
Fear Bhàlaigh was a great, fierce man, and people were scared of him. One day, whilst going to Kilmuir with his dog, he met an old man and a girl with a dog at Balmartin. The dogs started to fight....
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