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Tha Caolas Eadar Mi 's Iain



TRACK DURATION: 0:02:46

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Gaelic

GENRE: Song

COLLECTION: Urras NĂ iseanta na h-Alba

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Parish - Barra
  • Island - Barra
  • Village - Castlebay

TRACK ID: 34033

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: CW0146A

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: CW0146A.720

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Wire

ITEM NOTE: Seven lines sung plus choruses. Each line is sung twice. According to the singer's father, Roderick MacKinnon, the woman who composed this song loved Iain, who is mentioned in the title, but he did not love her.

See:
'Hebridean Folksongs' vol. 2 (J. L. Campbell & F. Collinson eds., 1977) p. 62

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