Mo Rùn Geal Dìleas

Title - Mo Rùn Geal Dìleas
Contributors - Kate Nicolson
Reporters - Donald Archie MacDonald

Summary - In this love song the poet wishes he could be like a seagull so that he could go to the girl he loved in Islay. However, if she has chosen someone else, he seems to be prepared to accept the situation without any ill-feeling.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:14
Date Recorded - 1970.07
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 26456
Original Tape ID - SA1970.194
Original Track ID - SA1970.194.B4
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Item Notes - Six verses sung. The contributor first heard verses 1-5 of the song from her brother Duncan, who emigrated to Toronto in 1923. She learned the last verse from Christopher Dillon.
'An t-Òranaiche' (Gilleasbaig Mac na Ceàrdadh) p. 263
'A' Chòisir-chiùil' p. 14
'The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Highlands' (Moffat) p. 50

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