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Gun Tmh Strathspeys & Reels
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Cliar
  a) Highlanders' Farewell To Ireland
b) Sabhal Iain 'Ic Uisdein
c) Welcome To Your Feet Again
d) Ciamar A N Mi An Dannsa Dreach?
e) Bedding Of The Bride
f) Meal Do Bhrgan
g) Crathadh T' Aodaich A Ghaoil
   
Appears On: Gun Tmh
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: b) "Sabhal Ia'n 'Ic Uisdean" on Tannas' album Oighreachd
d) "Bg a'Lochain" on Mary Jane Lamond's album Suas E!
"Sleepy Maggie" by Ashley MacIsaac on the Celtic Moods compilation
"Puirt-A-Beul" on Mac-talla's album ...Mairidh Gaol Is Ceol
f) "Puirt-A-Beul" on Mac-talla's album ...Mairidh Gaol Is Ceol
g) "The Tree" on Capercaillie's album Beautiful Wasteland
"Puirt-A-Beul" on Mairi MacInnes' album Causeway
"Crathadh 'T 'Aodaich" on Mouth Music's album Mo-Di
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
B'aighearach an uiridh mi Wasn't I happy last year
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
'N sabhal Iain 'ic Uisdein In Iain 'ic Uisdein's barn
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
B'aighearach an uiridh mi Wasn't I happy last year
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
'N sabhal Iain 'ic Uisdein In Iain 'ic Uisdein's barn
   
Nuair thisich ruidhle nam pg When the reel of kisses began
Siud far an robh 'n cridhealas There was the cheerfulness
Chluinnte farum am brg The thunder of their shoes could be heard
Ann am Bail' an Tra In Bail' an Tura
Nuair thisich ruidhle nam pg When the reel of kisses began
Siud far an robh 'n cridhealas There was the cheerfulness
Chluinnte farum am brg The thunder of their shoes could be heard
Ann am Bail' an Tra In Bail' an Tura
   
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
B'aighearach an uiridh mi Wasn't I happy last year
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
'N sabhal Iain 'ic Uisdein In Iain 'ic Uisdein's barn
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
B'aighearach an uiridh mi Wasn't I happy last year
Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a Hiuraibh-a hoireabh-a
'N sabhal Iain 'ic Uisdein In Iain 'ic Uisdein's barn
   
Pg a Chalum a' Rubha A kiss for Calum from the Point
Pg dhan a h-uile fear A kiss for every man
Pg a Chalum a' Rubha A kiss for Calum from the Point
Dh'fhear Rubha 'n Dnain And for the man from Rubh' an Dnain
Pg a Chalum a' Rubha A kiss for Calum from the Point
Pg dhan a h-uile fear A kiss for every man
Pg a Chalum a' Rubha A kiss for Calum from the Point
Dh'fhear Rubha 'n Dnain And for the man from Rubh' an Dnain
   
Ciamar a n mi an dannsa dreach? How can I do the dance correctly?
Ciamar a n mi a' ruidhle bidheach? How can I do the dance neatly?
Ciamar a n mi an dannsa dreach? How can I do the dance correctly?
Dh'fhalbh am prn' bann mo chta The pin has gone from the hem of my coat
Ciamar a n mi an dannsa dreach? How can I do the dance correctly?
Ciamar a n mi a' ruidhle bidheach? How can I do the dance neatly?
Ciamar a n mi an dannsa dreach? How can I do the dance correctly?
Dh'fhalbh am prn' bann mo chta The pin has gone from the hem of my coat
   
Dh'fhalbh am prne 's chuir e chl mi The pin has gone and sent me awry
Dh'fhalbh am prn' bann mo chta The pin has gone from the hem of my coat
Dh'fhalbh am prne 's chuir e chl mi The pin has gone and sent me awry
Ciamar a n mi a' ruidhle bidheach? How can I do the dance neatly?
Dh'fhalbh am prne 's chuir e chl mi The pin has gone and sent me awry
Dh'fhalbh am prn' bann mo chta The pin has gone from the hem of my coat
Dh'fhalbh am prne 's chuir e chl mi The pin has gone and sent me awry
Ciamar a n mi a' ruidhle bidheach? How can I do the dance neatly?
   
Meal do bhrgan, caith do bhrgan Praise your shoes, wear your shoes
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
Meal do bhrgan, caith do bhrgan Praise your shoes, wear your shoes
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
Meal do bhrgan, caith do bhrgan Praise your shoes, wear your shoes
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
Nuair a rachadh i na siubhal When she'd go in search of them
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
   
Tha aon sil, tha d shil air mthair Neill duibh Neil's mother has one eye, two eyes
D shil air mthair Neill Neil's mother has two eyes
Aon sil, tha d shil air mthair Neill duibh Neil's mother has one eye, two eyes
D shil air mthair Neill Neil's mother has two eyes
Tha aon sil, tha d shil air mthair Neill duibh Neil's mother has one eye, two eyes
D shil air mthair Neill Neil's mother has two eyes
Nuair a rachadh i na siubhal When she'd go in search of them
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
   
Meal do bhrgan, caith do bhrgan Praise your shoes, wear your shoes
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
Meal do bhrgan, caith do bhrgan Praise your shoes, wear your shoes
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
Meal do bhrgan, caith do bhrgan Praise your shoes, wear your shoes
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
Nuair a rachadh i na siubhal When she'd go in search of them
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
   
Tha aon sil, tha d shil air mthair Neill duibh Neil's mother has one eye, two eyes
D shil air mthair Neill Neil's mother has two eyes
Aon sil, tha d shil air mthair Neill duibh Neil's mother has one eye, two eyes
D shil air mthair Neill Neil's mother has two eyes
Tha aon sil, tha d shil air mthair Neill duibh Neil's mother has one eye, two eyes
D shil air mthair Neill Neil's mother has two eyes
Nuair a rachadh i na siubhal When she'd go in search of them
Meal do bhrga' dubha' Neill Praise your black shoes, Neil
   
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu 'n taobh-sa mu Shamhuinn You will come this way around Halloween
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu ma bhios gaoth ann You will come if there is a favorable wind
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu 'n taobh-sa mu Shamhuinn You will come this way around Halloween
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu ma bhios gaoth ann You will come if there is a favorable wind
   
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled
   
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu 'n taobh-sa mu Shamhuinn You will come this way around Halloween
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu ma bhios gaoth ann You will come if there is a favorable wind
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu 'n taobh-sa mu Shamhuinn You will come this way around Halloween
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu ma bhios gaoth ann You will come if there is a favorable wind
   
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled
   
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu 'n taobh-sa mu Shamhuinn You will come this way around Halloween
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu ma bhios gaoth ann You will come if there is a favorable wind
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu 'n taobh-sa mu Shamhuinn You will come this way around Halloween
Crathadh t' aodaich a ghaoil With your sails unfurled, my love
Thig thu ma bhios gaoth ann You will come if there is a favorable wind
   
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled
   
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Bith thu nad ruith air an rathad You will be at full pace on the road
Sor chrathadh t' aodaich Ever will your sails unfurled