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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.
See:
'Sàr Obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie, 1907 ed.) p. 398
'Songs of Gaelic Scotland' (A. L. Gillies) p. 506

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/101871/1




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