Mo Chailin Donn Òg

Title - Mo Chailin Donn Òg
Alternate Title - Òran Chaluim a' Ghlinne
Contributors - Alpin Stewart

Summary - A song by Calum a' Ghlinne for his only daughter, who was a beautiful girl but who remained unmarried due to her father's squandering and his inability to offer up a suitable dowry for her. He is apologising in the song but is unable to promise that he will stop drinking.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:03:17
Date Recorded - 1995
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - BBC

Track ID - 101871
Original Tape ID - MOD 1995 001 Reel 1
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Sutherland
  Parish - Golspie
  Village - Golspie

Item Notes - Recorded at the Royal National Mòd. Composed by Malcolm MacLean (Calum a' Ghlinne) of Kinlochewe.
'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie, 1907 ed.) p. 398
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies) p. 506

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