Tha Mi Dubhach Trom Deurach

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Title - Tha Mi Dubhach Trom Deurach
Alternate Title - Thug an Latha gu Dìlidh; Thug an Latha gu Dìle
Contributors - Donald MacIntyre
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell
Item Person - MacLeod; MacNeil of Barra

Summary - This little-known waulking song has two sections. The first describes the situation in the township, and the bad weather. It goes on to talk of a ship in the strait. If it cannot land, the blood of the young earl, and of MacLeod and MacNeil of Barra will be on the rocks. In the other section of the song, the composer speaks about the man she loves, and she describes how he is dressed.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:19
Date Recorded - 1949.12.14
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 21402
Original Tape ID - CW0020
Original Track ID - CW0020.85
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - Wire

Recording Location:
  County - Renfrewshire
  Parish - Paisley

Item Notes - 26 lines sung plus choruses.
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 3 (J. L. Campbell / F. Collinson eds., 1981) p. 121

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