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Sailin, Sailin's a Weary Life

Title - Sailin, Sailin's a Weary Life
Alternate Title - The Sailor Boy
Contributors - Elizabeth Stewart
Reporters - Peter R. Cooke; Akiko Takamatsu

Summary - Tragic ballad in which a young woman asks her father to build her a boat in order to search for her lover. She asks a passing ship's crew if they have seen him, and the captain replies that he drowned. The girl despairs and takes her own life.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:04:02
Date Recorded - 1987.02.25
Language - English
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 80469
Original Tape ID - SA1987.014.015
Original Track ID - SA1987.15.2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - GD1245; LK12; R273;


Recording Location:
  County - Aberdeenshire
  Parish - Longside
  Village - Mintlaw

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/80469/1




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