O hùg o, Chailleach Chrùbach
Date 24 July 1937
Track ID 40457
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Track Information

Original Track ID

CDC.1.2

Original Tape ID

box_01_D04-B

Summary

This waulking song lampoons a lame old woman in a very comical manner, telling of how she is, amongst other things, deceitful.

Item Notes

8 lines with refrain (1st line repeated). Copied from Ediphone Wax Cylinder recorder. It is part of an argument in verse between Nic Iain Fhinn from Barra and Nic a' Mhanaich from Uist.

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (John L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) pp. 113-121

Recording Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - Barra

Island - Barra

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

Canna