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Colla Mo Rn Colla Mo Rn
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Margaret Stewart & Allan MacDonald
   
Appears On: Colla Mo Rn
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
'S a Cholla mo ghaol, seachainn an caol Coll, my love, avoid the strait
Seachainn an caol, seachainn an caol Avoid the strait, avoid the strait
Cholla mo ghaol, seachainn an caol Coll, my love, avoid the strait
Seachainn an caol, tha mi Avoid the strait, I am
Tha mise limh, tha mise limh I am imprisoned, I am imprisoned
   
'S a Cholla mo ghrdh, seachainn am bgh Coll, my love, avoid the bay
Seachainn am bgh, seachainn am bgh Avoid the bay, avoid the bay
Cholla mo ghrdh, seachainn am bgh Coll, my love, avoid the bay
Seachainn am bgh, tha m Avoid the bay, I am
Tha mise limh, tha mise limh I am imprisoned, I am imprisoned
   
'S a Cholla mhn a Mhic a Ph Gentle Coll of the MacPhees
Gur irde chluinnte fuaim do phob Loud the sound of your pipes could be heard
Eadar an Coire 's an Crianan Between the Corrie and Crinan
Mach 's a steach mu bheul Chaol le In and out of the mouth of the Strait of Islay
O fhalbh, o fhalbh ___
(2x) (2x)
   
'S a Cholla ghalaich, ghlac 'ad mi Beloved Coll, they have caught me
Cholla ghaolaich, ghlac 'ad mi Beloved Coll, they have caught me
'S a Cholla ghalaich, ghlac 'ad mi Beloved Coll, they have caught me
Gur h-ann 's a' cal a ghlac 'ad mi It was in the strait that they caught me
   
'S a Cholla ghrdhaich sbhail m My dearest Coll, save me
Cholla ghrdhaich sbhail mi Dearest Coll, save me
'S a Cholla ghrdhaich sbhail m My dearest Coll, save me
Gur h-ann 's a bhgh a ghlac 'ad m It was in the bay that they caught me
   
'S a Cholla mo rn, seachainn an Dn Coll, my love, avoid the fort
Seachainn an Dn, seachainn an Dn Avoid the fort, avoid the fort
Cholla mo rn, seachainn an Dn Coll, my love, avoid the fort
Seachainn an Dn, tha m Avoid the fort, I am
Tha mise limh, tha mise limh I am imprisoned, I am imprisoned