'S Mise Chunnaic An-diugh an t-Iongnadh
Date 1963
Track ID 78872
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1963.57.B11

Original Tape ID

SA1963.057

Summary

The composer of this waulking song describes seeing a girl who seems to be a mermaid or seal woman, and swims away through the straits.

Item Notes

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' Vol. 1 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1969) p. 60

Other versions:
'Òrain Luaidh Màiri nighean Alasdair' (K. C. Craig) p. 112
'One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland' (Francis Tolmie) No. 61
'Puirt-à-beul' (K. N. MacDonald) p. 45
'More Songs of the Hebrides' (Kennedy-Fraser) p. vii

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS

Transcription

'S o hì ó
Hó hi iù a
O hao ó

Chaidh mi 'n tràigh o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
Dhèanamh maoraich o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
'S mise chunnaic o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
'N-diugh an t-iongnadh o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
M' òg-nighinn donn o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
Rinn i sraonadh o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
'S chaidh i 'n riochd o hao ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
Na bèiste maoile o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
'S chaidh i mach o hao ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
Thromh na caoilis o hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó
O hì ó
Ro hì iù a
O hao ó