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RE: Gaelic lullaby help

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  • Jim Benedict
    I can t help with the Gaelic connection, but it reminds me of a scouting campfire song we used to do with the boys. For more information on that, go to:
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      I can’t help with the Gaelic connection, but it reminds me of a scouting campfire song we used to do with the boys.  For more information on that, go to:

       

      http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A13346886

       

       

      Jim Benedict

       

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      From: graene Decarie <gdecarie@...>
      Date: Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 7:04 PM
      Subject: lullaby
      To: luxegen@...


      My mother was a Miller from Kilmarnock, and my grandmother a Miller from Muckairn. I have done some research on them. So I have an odd quesion.

      When I was a child, my mother sang a lullaby to me  in Gaelic. I remember it began wih words that sounded like Hayla, Hayle, Shayla.
      Yes later, I heard it on a recording, but lost it. The tune was he same, and the opening words sounded the same. It seems it was a highland work song for use as they soaked the wool, then pounded it dry on a table.

      It there a possibility anyone in you circle would know something of this?





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