Sheòl am Bàta Fairis a-null
Date 08 December 1953
Track ID 12976
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1953.265.A2

Original Tape ID

SA1953.265

Summary

This is a waulking song in the form of a love song to the skipper of a boat which carries a precious cargo of the king's gold and silver. The girl tells how she wishes she could sleep with the man she loves.

Item Notes

Eleven lines sung.

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (Campbell/Collinson) p. 84
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 76

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS