Hùg ò Laithill ò
Fieldworkers
Date 27 October 1958
Track ID 94215
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1958.126.5

Original Tape ID

SA1958.126

Summary

The song tells of the poet's joy on hearing that Prince Charles Edward Stewart is coming.

Item Notes

The contributor learned the song from her mother. The song was composed by Alexander MacDonald (Alastair Mac Mhaighstir Alastair) c.1700 -c.1770.

See:
'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie ed.) p. 135 (1907 edition)
'Highland Songs of the Forty-five' (John Lorne Campbell ed. 1933) p. 132

Item Subject/Person

Stiùbhart, am Prionnsa Teàrlach Èideard [Stewart, Prince Charles Edward]

Recording Location

County - Inverness-shire

Parish - Barra

Island - Vatersay

Language

Gaelic

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS