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Songs

 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, August 1903 to July 1904

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...

Song beginning 'A drum a du a du a de' [A Diddle for a Tinker's Wedding] and accompanying note, 27 July 1904

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/35
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'A drum a du a du a de' [A Diddle for a Tinker's Wedding] and accompanying note probably collected from Margaret Campbell nee Stewart or her husband Andrew Campbell, Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. The song is composed of a four line chorus and four verses of four lines each. A vocabulary note explains the final line of the chorus 'Hurra the naikains waddin O' as 'Naikin = Tinker'. The additional note states that Andrew Campbell is a grandson of...