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Ged Tha Mo Cheann Air Liathadh

Title - Ged Tha Mo Cheann Air Liathadh
Alternate Title - Eilean a' Cheò
Contributors - Annie Arnott
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - The poetess tells how she left the island of Skye over 40 years ago, and wishes to see it again. She thinks of the places she knew well. She refers to the Clearances, and asks people to remember what happened. She hopes the day will come when the English will be driven out of Skye.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:33
Date Recorded - 1954.05
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 30131
Original Tape ID - SA1954.033.redone
Original Track ID - SA1954.33.B3
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh


Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Island - Skye

Item Notes - Five verses sung. Composed by Mary MacPherson, Màiri Mhòr nan Òran, (1821-1898).

See:
'Màiri Mhòr nan Òran' (ed. D. Meek) p. 57

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/30131/1




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