:: Title :: Gur e mise tha fo ghruaim (How Unhappy I Am)
:: Genre :: waulking song, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
MacCormick, Mrs. Peter [vocal]
MacDonald, Archie [vocal]
MacIsaac, Fanny [vocal]
MacJeffries, Mrs. [vocal]
MacLellan, Mrs. A. J. [vocal]
MacMillan, Catriona A. [vocal]
Monk, Effie [vocal]
Morrison, Penny [vocal]
Nicholson, Kate [vocal]
:: Setting :: A luadh (waulking) at the Benbecula airport
:: Location :: Balivanich (Benbecula), North-west (Scotland)
:: Language :: Gaelic, Scottish
:: Culture :: Scottish, Gaelic Scotland, Hebridean
:: Session :: Balivanich 6/51
:: Date :: 6/24/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3387.0, Track 8 (00:01:22)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings from a luadh (waulking) at the Balivanich airport in Benbecula. It is uncertain which women sang in the choruses of which songs, so all those noted on the tape boxes have been included as performers. Credit has been given to the leaders where known. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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