Tha d' Athair air an Daoraich
Date 22 March 1951
Track ID 34888
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Track Information

Original Track ID

CW0160C.812

Original Tape ID

CW0160C

Summary

This is a port-à-beul addressed to a little boy. In it the boy's father is described as a drunk.

Item Notes

7 lines sung. (Line 1 is sung 3 times. Line 4 is sung 3 times followed by line 1 once.)

See:
Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist (Margaret F. Shaw ed., 1955) p. 196

Recording Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - Small Isles

Island - Canna

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

Canna