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The Blood Is Strong Domhnall
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Capercaillie
   
Appears On: The Blood Is Strong
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "Puirt A Beul" on Capercaillie's album Crosswinds
"Mor a'Cheannaich" on Ishbel MacAskill's album Essentially Ishbel
"Puirt-A-Beul" on Mac-talla's album ...Mairidh Gaol Is Ceol
"Mor a'Cheannaich" on Mouth Music's album Mouth Music
"Puirt A Beul" on Rachel Walker's album Brighe Loch Iall
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Domhnall dubh an Domnallaich Black-haired Donald MacDonald
A nochd an tir air Mr a' Cheannaich Is tonight chasing after the merchant's daughter
Domhnall dubh an Domnallaich Black-haired Donald MacDonald
A nochd an tir air Mraig Is tonight chasing after Morag
Domhnall dubh an Domnallaich Black-haired Donald MacDonald
A nochd an tir air Mr a' Cheannaich Is tonight chasing after the merchant's daughter
Domhnall dubh an Domnallaich Black-haired Donald MacDonald
A nochd an tir air Mraig Is tonight chasing after Morag
   
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhr a'Cheannaich Give me your hand, daughter of the merchant
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhrag Give me your hand, Morag
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhr a'Cheannaich Give me your hand, daughter of the merchant
Domhnall dubh an Domnallaich Black-haired Donald MacDonald
A nochd an tir air Mraig Is tonight chasing after Morag
   
Tha ru'bheag u dhth orm There are many things which I need
A dh'fheumainn fhn mun danainn banais Before I can have a wedding feast
Tha ru'bheag u dhth orm There are many things which I need
A dh'fheumainn fhn mu'm psainn Before I can get married
Tha ru'bheag u dhth orm There are many things which I need
A dh'fheumainn fhn mun danainn banais Before I can have a wedding feast
Tha ru'bheag u dhth orm There are many things which I need
A dh'fheumainn fhn mu'm psainn Before I can get married
   
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhr a'Cheannaich Give me your hand, daughter of the merchant
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhrag Give me your hand, Morag
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhr a'Cheannaich Give me your hand, daughter of the merchant
Tha ru'bheag u dhth orm There are many things which I need
A dh'fheumainn fhn mu'm psainn Before I can get married
   
Dhannsainn is ruidhleadh mi I danced and reeled
Air oidhche banais Mr a'Cheannaich On the night of the merchant's daughter's wedding
Dhannsainn is ruidhleadh mi I danced and reeled
Air oidhche banais Mrag On the night of Morag's wedding
Dhannsainn is ruidhleadh mi I danced and reeled
Air oidhche banais Mr a'Cheannaich On the night of the merchant's daughter's wedding
Dhannsainn is ruidhleadh mi I danced and reeled
Air oidhche banais Mrag On the night of Morag's wedding
   
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhr a'Cheannaich Give me your hand, daughter of the merchant
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhrag Give me your hand, Morag
I bhi a bhi bhi bhi I bhi a bhi bhi bhi
Sn do lmh a Mhr a'Cheannaich Give me your hand, daughter of the merchant
Dhannsainn is ruidhleadh mi I danced and reeled
Air oidhche banais Mrag On the night of Morag's wedding