Tha Mulad, Tha mulad, Tha Lionn-dubh Orm Fhèin
Date c. November 1963
Track ID 78592
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1963.62.A2

Original Tape ID

SA1963.062

Summary

The main lines of this waulking song are addressed to 'Margaret of the Wiles' who has slandered the composer. The composer compares her own house where venison is eaten, to that of her accuser, where only the heads and bones of fish can be found.

Item Notes

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' Vol. 3 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1981) p. 100
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri Nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig ed., 1949) p. 117

Recording Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - South Uist

Island - South Uist

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS