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'S e Nighean mo Ghaoil an Nighean Donn Òg

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Title - 'S e Nighean mo Ghaoil an Nighean Donn Òg
Contributors - Roderick MacKinnon
Reporters - Dr John Lorne Campbell

Summary - In this song the bard tells of his love for a young brown-haired girl. He gave her his love when he was young. He doesn't want to let her go milking for fear of the other boys and the herdsmen. At the end of the song he says that Mary Nicolson is the fairest person.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:25
Date Recorded - 1938.03
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - National Trust for Scotland

Track ID - 43422
Original Tape ID - box_07_D20-A
Original Track ID - CDC.7.20
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - Disc



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

Item Notes - This song seems to be a variant version of a song by Duncan Bàn MacIntyre. In Duncan Bàn's song the girl is named as Màiri NicNeachdain, rather than MacNeacail as sung here.
See:
'The Songs of Duncan Bàn MacIntyre' (Angus MacLeod ed., 1952) p. 102

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