Oran Do Cheap Breatainn (Cape Breton is the Land of My Love)
DESCRIPTION: Gaelic. Now I live in the mountains but I am singing about "the land of the glens": birds, cows, thoughts of winter "the time for weddings and milling frolics" and people I knew in my youth who have died.
AUTHOR: Dan Alex McDonald (per MRHCreighton)
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (Creighton-Maritime)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage lyric nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-Maritime, pp. 184-185, "Oran Do Cheap Breatainn" (1 text, 1 tune)
John Ranny McReigen, "Oran Do Cheap Breatainn" (on MRHCreighton)
NOTES: The description is based on the translation of Creighton/MacLeod 17 in Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia. - BS
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