Alasdair Òig 'ic 'ic Neacail

Contributors
Fieldworkers
Date 23 July 1953
Track ID 11800
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1953.211.6

Original Tape ID

SA1953.211

Summary

In this waulking song the composer wishes she could have seven sons by young Alasdair Nicolson. She tells of the jobs they would have. One would be in the church, one would be a drover and one would be on a big ship in England.

Item Notes

Seven lines sung.

See:
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw) song 85
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) pp. 8-9
'Òrain Luaidh' (Harris Tweed Association) song B12

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS