Dhiùlt am bodach fodar dhomh (The old man refused me some straw)

This is a port-à-beul I learnt from Christine Primrose in the Gaelic Song class at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on the Isle of Skye in 2008.

Dhiùlt am bodach fodar dhomh

O dhiùlt am bodach fodar dhomh
's gun dhiùlt am bodach feur dhomh
O dhiùlt am bodach fodar dhomh
a chuirinn fo mo shliasaid
(a rithist)

Dhiùlt am bodach fodar dhomh
's gun dhiùlt am bodach feur dhomh
O dhiùlt am bodach fodar dhomh
a chuirinn fo mo shliasaid
(a rithist)

Dhiùlt am bodach fodar dhomh
's gun dhiùlt am bodach feur dhomh
O dhiùlt am bodach luideach dhomh
as an t-sabhal feur dhomh
(a rithist)

The old man refused me some straw

The old man refused me some straw
The old man refused me some hay
The old man refused me some straw
to put under my thigh
(repeat)

The old man refused me some straw
The old man refused me some hay
The old man refused me some straw
to put under my thigh
(repeat)

The old man refused me some straw
The old man refused me some hay
The ragged sallow old man
in the barn, refused me some hay
(repeat)


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http://www.celticlyricscorner.net/walker/puirt2.htm
http://www.celticlyricscorner.net/macinnes/puirt4.htm

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