Crodh Chailein
Date July 1955
Track ID 16648
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1955.76.B13

Original Tape ID

SA1955.076

Summary

This song belongs to the fairy songs tradition and was used as a milking song or lullaby. Colin's cattle referred to in the song are the deer.

Item Notes

2 verses sung.
See:
'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M.F.Shaw) Song p. 54
'The Gesto Collection' (K.N.MacDonald) pp. 19 and 38
'One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of
Scotland' (F. Tolmie) Song 84

Recording Location

County - Sutherland

Parish - Lairg

Village - Armadale

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS