:: Title :: Story of Old Man MacNeill
:: Genre :: spoken, story
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Gillies, Neil [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Mary Gillies
:: Location :: Garrygall, Castlebay (Barra), North-west (Scotland)
:: Language :: Scots
:: Culture :: Scottish, Gaelic Scotland, Hebridean
:: Session :: Garrygall 6/51
:: Date :: 6/26-6/27, 1951
:: Reference Information :: T3395.0, Track 1 (00:01:58)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Stories and songs by lobster fisherman Neil Gillies and his sister Mary Gillies, Lomax's hostess in Barra. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - The story of a drunk man from Mingulay who sailed out to sea and was left stranded on a rock. A ballad written for him follows. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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