Gur Milis Mòrag
Date 1952
Track ID 80820
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1952.41.A3

Original Tape ID

SA1952.041

Summary

A woman sings of her predicament in a lullaby to her child. Her first husband, Tormod, had been fighting in France and was presumed dead. She eventually married Eòghann Òg and they had a child, Mòrag. However, one day she heard that Tormod had returned and she sings to the child that she wishes Tormod were cold in the ground.

Item Notes

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Recording Location

County - Midlothian

Parish - Edinburgh

Village - Edinburgh

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS