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Craobh Nan Ubhal

Flora MacNeil: Craobh Nan Ubhal (Temple COMD1002)

Craobh Nan Ubhal
Traditional Gaelic Songs from the Western Isles
Flora MacNeil (1928-2015)

Tangent TGS 124 (LP, UK, March 1976)
Temple COMD1002 (CD, UK, 1994)

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Produced by Robin Morton;
Recorded and mixed by Neil Ross at REL Studios, Edinburgh, in January 1976;
Tracks 16-18 recorded at Temple Record Studios, Midlothian, in November 1993;
Cover design by Graham Ogilvie, Edinburgh

Musicians

Flora MacNeil, vocals;
Alison Kinnaird, clarsach [8, 10], chorus vocals;
Bessie MacLennan, Agnes MacDonald, Morag MacLeod, chorus vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. An Fhìdeag Airgid (The Silver Whistle) (2.56)
  2. Cha b'e direadh a' bhruthaich (It Was Not Climbing the Hillside) (3.19)
  3. Faca sibh Raghall na Ailein? (Have You Seen Ronald or Alan?) (1.15)
  4. Bheir mi sgrìob do Thobar Mhoire (I Shall Take a Trip to Tobermory) (1.42)
  5. Iain Ghlinn Cuaich (John of Glen Cuaich) (2.18)
  6. Chan e caoidh Mhic Shiridh (It Is Not Lamenting MacSheerie) (4.11)
  7. Caolas easdar mi is Iain (There Is a Strait Between Me and Iain) (1.36)
  8. Mo rùn geal òg (My Fair Young Love) (4.01)
  1. A bhradag dhubh (You Black Besom) (2.21)
  2. Gur muladach sgìth mi (I am Weary And Desolate) (3.20)
  3. A Mhairead Og (Young Margaret) (4.31)
  4. Alasdair Mhic Cholla ghasda (Alasdair, Son of Gallant Coll) (2.07)
  5. Mile marbh-phaisg air a' ghaol (A Thousand Shrouds on Love) (2.01)
  6. Thig trì nithean gun iarraidh (Three Things Come Without Asking) (3.51)
  7. Craobh nan Ubhal (Apple Tree) (2.43)
CD bonus tracks
  1. Cadal cha dean mi (Sleep I Cannot Get) (1.57)
  2. Seinn O Ho Ro Seinn (Sing O Ho Ro Sing) (3.18)
  3. Dh'fhalbh mo run dh 'fhag e'n cala (My Love Has Left the Harbour) (2.47)

All tracks trad.

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Orain Floraidh

Flora MacNeil: Orain Floraidh (Temple COMD2081)

Orain Floraidh
The Songs of Flora MacNeil
Flora MacNeil (1928-2015)

Temple COMD2081 (CD, UK, 2000)

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Recorded and produced by Robin Morton at Temple Records Studio;
Graphic design by John Slavin, The Living Tradition

Musicians

Flora MacNeil, vocals;

Tracks

  1. A Mhic Iain 'Ic Sheumais (Son of John, Son of James) (2.40)
  2. Gaol ise Gaol i (2.05)
  3. Nach Gòrach mi Gad Chaoineadh (How Foolish of Me to Cry for You) (3.18)
  4. Nuair a Ràinig mi'm Baile (When I Got to the Village) (4.03)
  5. Fhir an Leadain Thlàth (Lad of Lovely Hair) (3.26)
  6. A' Bhean Iadach (The Jealous Woman) (4.36)
  7. Siuthadaibh a Mhnathan (Oh Women with Vigour) (2.29)
  8. Mo Bhean Chomain (My Woman with No Obligation) (3.21)
  9. Toiseach na Tràghad (Beginning of the Ebb Tide) (2.07)
  10. Alasdair Oig 'ic 'ic Neacail (Young Alasdair Nicolson) (2.00)
  11. Seathan Mac Righ Eireann (Seathan, Son of the King of Ireland) (5.06)
  12. Nighean Donn Nan Gobhar (Brown haired Maid of the Goats) (2.34)
  13. Mo Dhòmhnullan Fhèin (My Own Donald) (3.19)

All tracks trad. except
Track 13 Neil MacLeod, Skye, ca 1900

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