:: Title :: Interview with Catherine MacKellaig about A ro 's gun dheoghail na laoigh (Ah-Ho-Row, The Calves Have Sucked)
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
MacKellaig, Catherine [vocal]
:: Setting :: Probably the home of Catherine MacKellaig
:: Location :: Onich, Fort William (Inverness-shire), West (Scotland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Scottish, Gaelic Scotland, Hebridean
:: Session :: Onich 6/51
:: Date :: 6/17-6/19, 1951
:: Reference Information :: T3374.0, Track 10 (00:01:34)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of Mrs. Catherine MacKellaig: "Nearly sixty, two children, brought up in Moidart, went away to Glasgow to work, met husband in Fort William (he came from same district), married end of first world war, settled in Fort William, then gamekeeper till '35 while son was in North Africa way, came and bought a teashop here in Onich." [Source: Alan Lomax's Scotland journal]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Catherine MacKellaig discusses learning "A ro 's gun dheoghail na laoigh (Ah-Ho-Row, The Calves Have Sucked)" from her grandmother in Moidart and explains the lyrics. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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