Chunnacas Bean san Tùr na Suidhe
Date 1978
Track ID 89350
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Track Information

Original Tape ID

MOD 1978 GR00755 Reel3

Summary

This song tells of a woman sitting at a window in a tower combing her long, fair hair.

Item Notes

Recorded at the Royal National Mòd. The final lines suggest that the song may have a Jacobite connection. They say "The son of King James is bringing me food and the young noblewoman is bringing me drink".

Recording Location

County - Argyllshire

Parish - Kilmore and Kilbride

Village/Place - Oban

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

BBC