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Bha Mi A-raoir san Taigh-òsta, 03 January 1954

Track ID : 13368

In this love song the composer tells how she was last night in the alehouse, where she met a very handsome young man with beguiling light-blue eyes. She was immediately attracted to him. She is unh...

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Air an Luing gun d' Fhalbh Mo Leannan, 03 January 1954

Track ID : 13393

Contributors : Monk, Peggy (2238)

In this four-line fragment, a woman tells of her lover who has sailed away.

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3.

A Ghaoil Leig Dhachaigh gu Mo Mhàthair Mi, 03 January 1954

Track ID : 13399

This song takes the form of a conversation between a girl and a water-horse. The girl is asking him to let her return home to her mother. The water-horse has other ideas. It is clear from the last ...

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4.

O 's Toigh Leam An Cìobair, 27 July 1956

Track ID : 13984

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

In this love song, a woman tells of her love for the shepherd, who has sailed away across the sea. She tells how she was often with him as he tended the sheep. He was also a skilled hunter of the d...

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5.

Cò Siud Thall air Sràid Mo Sheallaidh?, July 1953

Track ID : 8543

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This waulking song refers to Clan MacNeil of Barra. The composer says that if she had the power, she would share out various islands and parts of the West Highlands.

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6.

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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7.

Mo Nighean Chruinn Donn, July 1953

Track ID : 8539

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

This popular and humorous waulking song tells of the man who went night-visiting and found a surprising number of unexpected obstacles in his way.

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8.

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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9.

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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10.

Gillean Ghleann Dail, July 1953

Track ID : 1810

Fieldworkers : Ross, James (406)

In this song the young lads of the village of Glendale are warned against the dangers of life at sea. The composer also tells them of exotic locations and the things they might see there, but advis...

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