'n Oidhche Bha Mi sa Ghleann
Date October 1962
Track ID 71339
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Track Information

Original Tape ID

MOD 1962 TGW21 REEL 1

Summary

The bard says that she has not seen anyone like the subject of the song whilst she was in the glen. She says that her beloved is the son of the man from the village. Her beloved has sheep and cattle and he has promised to marry her.

Item Notes

Margaret MacLeod took part in the Former Prize Winners' competition at the National Mod in Inverness in Oban in 1962.

'Dwelly's Illustrated Gaelic to English Dictionary' (E. Dwelly) gives "fear a' bhaile" to mean "the farm tenant". [[http://www.dwelly.info/]]

Recording Location

County - Argyllshire

Village - Oban

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

BBC