Tag Archives: scots songs

2000.61.29

Mini-disk SA1958/2.

John Henderson sings a song about fish and another about an old horse, talks about where the Hendersons came from and sings a verse about women; Donald Sinclair tells a story about Ossian, a bride toasting a man not her husband; John Henderson sings a eulogy to Hector MacLean.

2000.61.3

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1958-02.

John Henderson sings a song about fish and another about an old horse, talks about where the Hendersons came from and sings a verse about women; Donald Sinclair tells a story about Ossian, a bride toasting a man not her husband; John Henderson sings a eulogy to Hector MacLean.

2001.168.5

Audio cassette recording of BBC Reidio nan Gaidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel in 2001.

Recording of BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal programme about a ceilidh in the Scarinish Hotel in 2001 with (side A) Kenneth MacIver and Morag MacDonald talking to John MacKinnon about Skerryvore lighthouse and renovating the Hynish complex, Catriona Campbell about the Kirkapol chapels, the local churches and the Trudgers’ Walk and Hugh MacLean about the Tiree bards; (side B) Grace MacKinnon sings Leaving Lismore, John Campbell sings Fàgail Braigh Bhalla, Angus MacPhails plays the accordion as do the Cornaigbeg Ceilidh Band, Bernie Smith sings Buain an Rannoch and Kenneth MacIver chats to Flora MacLean, Fiona Brown and Mary Brown. Clàr BBC Rèidio nan Gàidheal program mu chèilidh anns an Taigh-òsda Sgairinis ann an 2001 (taobh A) le Coinneach ’ic Iomhair agus Mòrag Dhòmhnallach a’ bruidhinn ri Iain ’ic Fhionghain mu Thaigh Solais na Sgeir Mhòr agus thogalaichean Haoidhnis, ri Catrìona Chaimbeul mu na caibealan ann an Circeabol, na h-eaglaisean ionadail agus cuairt nan ‘Trudgers’, agus ri Eòghann Mhic’Ill’Eathainn mu na Bàird Thirisdich; (taobh B) tha Giorsal Nic Fhionghain a’ seinn Fàgail Lios Mòr, Iain Caimbeul a’ seinn Fàgail Bràigh Bhalla, Aonghas Mac Phàil a’ cluich am bocsa-ciùil cho mar ri Chòmhlan-ciùil Chòrnaig Bhige, Bernie Mac a’ Ghobhainn a’ seinn Buain an Raithneach agus Coinneach ’ic Iomhair a’ còmhradh ri Fionnghal Nic’Ill’Eathainn, Fionnghal Nic’IlleDhuinn agus Màiri Nic’IlleDhuinn.

2000.115.1

Audio cassette recording of Jean Brown talking to Maggie Campbell in May 2000.

Jean Brown from Yorkshire talks to Maggie Campbell in May 2000 about her book A Song to Sing and a Tale to Tell, her first visit to Tiree in 1951, attending a wedding in the old hall in Scarinish in 1955, camping at Salum with the Keighley Guides, their experiences there, the kindness of Calum MacLean and the MacInnes family and the reunion with eight former Guides after 43 years; Jean’s 70th birthday celebrations with campfire songs are recorded on side B.

1997.265.57

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 22, 24/4/1991.

Local news including the proposed transportation of asbestos from Skerryvore across the island, the results of a poll of parents about national testing, prize-winning song by Dr John Holliday, mobile breast-screeing unit, Balevullin – part 4 by Sandy MacKinnon, the Power Station, nursing team for Taigh a` Ruadh and news from the youth club.