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O Bà Bà Mo Leanabh

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Title - O Bà Bà Mo Leanabh
Alternate Title - Griogal Cridhe
Contributors - Barra Waulking Women
Reporters - Thorkild Knudsen

Summary - This lament, in the form of a lullaby, is attributed to the widow of Gregor MacGregor who was beheaded in 1570. She tells of her grief, as she sings to her child.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:56
Date Recorded - 1965.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 24925
Original Tape ID - SA1965.104
Original Track ID - SA1965.104.8
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - Barra
  Island - Barra


Item Location:
  County - Perthshire

Item Notes - See:
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies) p. 140
'Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig' (Watson) p. 244
'MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry' (MacDonald/MacDonald) p. 325

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