Hò Fàil O-ho Ghràidh
Contributors
Date October 1962
Track ID 39436
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1962.50.A2

Original Tape ID

SA1962.050

Summary

This is a waulking song. The composer feels sad as she describes the young man with whom she is in love. She sees him in the parish church. Her description of his attire suggests he is a nobleman.

Item Notes

9 couplets sung. There is a 3-line chorus at the beginning and after each couplet.

See:
'Harris Tweed - Òrain Luaidh' - Notes p. 22
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson) p. 166
Cf. also
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 56

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS