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Lyr Add: Ushag Veg Ruy / Little Red Bird

GutBucketeer 17 Feb 00 - 10:28 PM
Jon Freeman 17 Feb 00 - 10:37 PM
katlaughing 18 Feb 00 - 12:14 AM
Margo 18 Feb 00 - 01:38 AM
Dave (the ancient mariner) 18 Feb 00 - 01:43 AM
alison 18 Feb 00 - 01:45 AM
GutBucketeer 18 Feb 00 - 11:18 PM
GutBucketeer 19 Feb 00 - 11:39 PM
katlaughing 20 Feb 00 - 12:31 PM
katlaughing 20 Feb 00 - 06:24 PM
GutBucketeer 20 Feb 00 - 07:20 PM
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Dave (the ancient mariner) 20 Feb 00 - 07:49 PM
GutBucketeer 20 Feb 00 - 08:06 PM
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Jon Freeman 20 Feb 00 - 08:06 PM
GutBucketeer 20 Feb 00 - 08:07 PM
Dave (the ancient mariner) 20 Feb 00 - 08:08 PM
Dave (the ancient mariner) 20 Feb 00 - 10:19 PM
Mbo 20 Feb 00 - 10:39 PM
Dave (the ancient mariner) 20 Feb 00 - 10:40 PM
GUEST 20 Feb 00 - 10:44 PM
Jon Freeman 20 Feb 00 - 11:02 PM
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WyoWoman 21 Feb 00 - 01:58 AM
Jon Freeman 21 Feb 00 - 08:35 AM
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Subject: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 17 Feb 00 - 10:28 PM

Just re-posting the time and date for the next Hearme Sing.

Sunday Feb. 20 at 7:30 pm EST in the newest Mudcat Hearme room (see Jon's site)

Newest Mudcat Hearme Once you link to this site click on the Join Chat box.

See the discussion in the "Regular Hearme time, When ?" thread.

The topic:

Spring at last, Spring at last, or Has Spring, Sprung?, or Whose right, Max or the Woodchuck?

See ya there...

Here is an idea...

Would anyone be willing to teach banjo, guitar, autoharp, or voice lessons over the internet using Hearme or some equivalent (PowWow, Firetalk, Excite Voice, even Net Meeting). Some of these programs even support on-line camera's for video links. We could even auction off lessons to help support the Mudcat.

I got to thinking that I know that I'm somewhat musically challenged (tone deaf and got no rhythm, can't spell either). I would love to get pointers, suggestions, etc. on how to improve my playing and singing. I can take constructive critcism (I think), otherwise How Will I get Better? That got me to thinking about the possibilities of using Hear me for other types of things.... Like Lessons.

Imagine, getting an hour lesson from some of the greats that we do have haunting Mudcat like Rick Fielding, Art Thieme, Kendal, and many many others. We could even learn a little Gaelic

What do you think?

JAB


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 17 Feb 00 - 10:37 PM

Well Jim, I have no vide but the toughts on the lessns are amazing - I wonder if we will ever get these people on hearme - they could teach me a lot...

Jon


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: katlaughing
Date: 18 Feb 00 - 12:14 AM

Good idea, Jim, have to see what they all think, although I think you're selling yourself short there. What I've heard of you sounded just fine!

Thanks, Jon, for doing the room and all.

See ya there!

katlaughing


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Margo
Date: 18 Feb 00 - 01:38 AM

I finally got my mike, but need to get hooked up. Jack will do that for me so I plan to be there Sunday. I'm game for whatever you want to do. Margo


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Dave (the ancient mariner)
Date: 18 Feb 00 - 01:43 AM

Looking forward to hearing you again.. Yours,Aye. Dave


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: alison
Date: 18 Feb 00 - 01:45 AM

I answered in another thread...... willing to teach bodhran or whistle..... (I have netmeeting... so there could be pictures)

i love the idea of some singing lessons.... vocal techniques......

gaelic would be fun too

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 18 Feb 00 - 11:18 PM


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 19 Feb 00 - 11:39 PM


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: katlaughing
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 12:31 PM

refresh! I just invited a few folks...hope ya'll remember to come!


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: katlaughing
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 06:24 PM

Only an hour away!


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 07:20 PM

I'm joining everyone now!


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: katlaughing
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 07:41 PM

JAB, that link isn't letting me in. I am going to go hunt up the other link and see if that works. kat


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Dave (the ancient mariner)
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 07:49 PM

I'm not able to get on either...


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 08:06 PM

Try to search for the hearme link to 2/13. Kat got in on that one.


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 08:06 PM

Try to search for the hearme link to 2/13. Kat got in on that one.


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 08:06 PM

Just checked the link - it is correct

Jon


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 08:07 PM

Ancient Mariner.

What is happening when you try to join???


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Dave (the ancient mariner)
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 08:08 PM

I had to re- boot my puter


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Subject: Lyr Add: LITTLE RED BIRD (from Emma Christian)
From: Dave (the ancient mariner)
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 10:19 PM

Little Red Bird
Traditional

Emma Christian

Little red bird of the black peat ground
Black peat ground, black peat ground
Little red bird of the black peat ground
Where did you sleep last night

Did I not sleep last night on the top of the bush
On the top of the bush, On the top of the bush
With rain falling on every side
And oh! wretched was my sleep

Did I not sleep last night on the top of the briar
On the top of the briar, on the top of the briar
While the wind was blowing all around
And oh! wretched was my sleep

I slept last night between two leaves
Between two leaves, between two leaves
As the baby sleeps on the breast of the mother
And oh! my sleep was good

For you Mbo enjoy.....Yours,Aye. Dave


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Mbo
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 10:39 PM

Tonight I sang:

Rose Adair--lyrics by Malachy Ryan, music by Matthew Richards (me)
Blackberry Way--by The Move
Flowers In The Rain--by The Move
Telephone Line--by The Electric Light Orchestra


--Mbo


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Subject: Lyr Add: USHAG VEG RUY (LITTLE RED BIRD)
From: Dave (the ancient mariner)
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 10:40 PM

For Aine and Mbo.. Same song.

USHAG VEG RUY

Ushag vey ruy ny moane doo
moane doo, moane doo
Ushag vey ruy ny moane doo
C'raad chaddil oo riyr syn oie

Nagh chaddil mish riyr er baare y crouw
Baare y crouw baare y crouw
Lesh fliagbey tuittym er dagh cheu
As ogh my chadley cha treih

Nagh chaddil mish riyr er baare y dress
Baare y dress baare y dress
Tra va'n gheay sheidey v'ey gymmyrkey Ihee
As ogh my chadley cha treih

Chaddil mish riyr eddyr daa ghuillag
Eddyr daa ghuillag eddyr daa ghuillag
Myr cadleyyn oikan er keeagh y vummig
As O my chadley cha kiune

Slainte.


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GUEST
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 10:44 PM

Ok, well I got my little microphone, have it plugged in now, so NEXT WEEK I'm good to go. What do I do besides click on that link? Do I need to download some program before the appointed time?

the idea of a camera is pretty scary. You mean, like, comb my hair on Sunday? Hmmmphf...

WyoWoman, mic at the ready,

la-la-la-la


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 11:02 PM

There is no camera. Text chat is possible and you can still listen and talk that way but as you have done, you really need the mike to get the best of it.

Unfortunately, hearme only supports PC's running Windows at the moment an also requires Internet Explorer 4 or higher to be installed (doesn't have to be the browser you use though). Assuuming you have that, a short download is required when you first try to join.

Jon


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GUEST
Date: 20 Feb 00 - 11:43 PM

Hmmmm. Wonder why I'm showing up as a guest? Has something changed? Did I say something wrong? Has my membership been canceled? Did I lose my cookies? (you'd think a person would notice something like that...)

WyoWoman, Wondering

(I have a PC, Windows 98, etc.)


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: katlaughing
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 12:02 AM

Well, WYO WOman, ya better go reset them cookies so we can HEAR you next week! In the Quick Links, remember. Sorry we missed you tonight.

For the record, I sang, in no particular order:

Flowers of Summer by Delton L. Hudson,br> The Hobo's Lullaby in the DT
Art Thieme's Cowboy Barbara Allen in the DT
That's Not My Colorado music & lyrics by me, lyrics in the Mudcat Songbook
Spirit of the Summer-Time in an old music book of mine
and, I read the lyrics from the DT of Springtime in Alaska

You all sounded just wonderful! Thanks!


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: WyoWoman
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 01:58 AM

I have recovered my cookie, thenkyew.

I actually was down in Douglas tonight, recording "Prairie Lullabye" and "I'm so Lonesome I could Cry." Ta-DAH! It isn't professional, by any stretch, but it doesn't sound utterly terrible, either.

So, I'll be sure and connect with you folks next Sunday. Don't make the theme too tough for my limited repertoire -- something broad like: Bodies of Water, or Land Masses (although I just wrote "Lamb Masses" instead -- which might open up all kinds of possiblities, at least for the Mudcat cookbook.)

Hasta pasta, WW


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 08:35 AM

I know that there were a couple of people having problems last night. I have modified my page (the link JAB gave here) to provide a link to the HearmeFAQ page and a few other points relevant to my implementation.

Jon


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: katlaughing
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 08:40 AM

Thanks, Jon, all the work you do on this is very much appreciated. I really enjoy this connection with you all SO much.

Goodonya,WW!! Can't wait to hear your Prairie Lullaby!


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 10:29 AM

Had fun last night. Here is what I think I sang (my list is at home next to the computer, I'm at work)!

Ramble in the New Mown Hay (Country Boy) Lavender Blue Baby Please Don't Go Morning Town Ride You can't keep me from Singing (Parody)

There were actually two sessions, each was great.

JAB


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 11:34 AM

A WON-derful time was had by all--or at least by me; you call can speak for yourselves.
I sang RAMBLES OF SPRINGwith banjo; then two little Scandihoovian spoof songs called IN DE VINTER and IT'S GONNA BE A LONG HARD VINTER with guitar; then an original piece of mine called COME ALL YOU YOUNG MAIDENS (how do you like that for an original title?) with guitar; and lastly THE KLAN, with banjo again.
I'm looking forward to next time. What are we going to sing about?
Dave Oesterreich


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Mbo
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 11:43 AM

How about "Songs About Weather Conditions"? I could stick with that program for the whole 4 hours!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 04:15 PM

Good idea. That way, if you don't like the song right now, just wait a few minutes!
Dave Oesterreich


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: harpgirl
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 10:30 PM

...hey Bunch! sorry I missed the hearme sing. I went to Gainesville to visit Marty Schuman's grandaughter Lee Anne, for whom I wrote a rap song! Hope to be there for next week's. I bet you were great!...harpgirl


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Mbo
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 10:37 PM

There were lighters burning in my name.

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 11:17 PM

MBO, MBO, MBO, MBO, MBO, MBO......

The clapping and stomping along with the rhythmic almost hypnotic chanting was heard long into the night as the crowd demanded more.


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Mbo
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 11:21 PM

Thankee kindly, Jim! If we ARE doing the Weather Condition Songs--look out! Most of ELO's songs are about weather conditions. And maybe I can pull off Jeff Lynne's version of Stormy Weather!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 11:33 PM

I am passing the organizing torch to anyone that wants it for next sing. Weather is cool, or hot, as the case may be. Here in D.C. it is the perogative of the host to set the subject of the sing at their house, but how do you host a hearme sing? Last night I brought Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream and Beer! Yum, but no one took any but me :-).

HarpGirl, I played a blues (Baby please don't go) for MBO on my autoharp last time. You must Rap for us at the next session!!! MBO will provide backup on the Mudcat Guitar, I'll play bass on my washtub!

JAB


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 21 Feb 00 - 11:55 PM

Jim, stay as host, you have done a fine job so far in getting people organised in the singaround. I try to join in and help with the technical side but that is my lot.

Jon


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: Mbo
Date: 22 Feb 00 - 12:00 AM

Jim, the Mudcat Guitar IS a bass..but due to fragility, only one string is actually pulled tight enough to produce tuned notes. But it sounds funky!

--Mbo


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 22 Feb 00 - 02:09 PM

Weather sounds like a fine topic MBO. Should it be good weather, bad weather, unusual weather, under the weather:-).

I'll post a message tomorrow on the topic and time so people can plan ahead. In the mean time if anyone wants to change the time to accomodate others or has other suggestions. Let's hear them.

I would like to start rotating the "host" simply because there will be weeks that I will be out of town, or otherwise busy. If we have a system for sharing/passing the hosting then I think it will more likely that the sings become self-sustaining. That's the only reason I'm suggesting sharing the responsibility. So Far I love doing it.

JAB


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 21 Nov 08 - 01:42 PM

Is there anyone who can give me phonetic lyrics for this song?


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Subject: RE: Hearme Sing: Sunday Feb. 20 7:30pm EST
From: GUEST,Noreen
Date: 21 Nov 08 - 01:55 PM

Guest, if you mean the song posted above by Dave TAM at 20 Feb 00 - 10:40 PM, it already looks like a phonetic transcription to me (from Irish?)- at least it doesn't look like standard spelling for any language I have seen.

What is it you have problems with?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Ushag Veg Ruy / Little Red Bird
From: GUEST,Rory
Date: 19 Nov 20 - 06:04 AM

Uiseag Bheag Dhearg
(Little Red Lark)

A lullaby from the Isle of Man, is a Scottish Gaelic translation from the Manx Gaelic lullaby "Ushag Veg Ruy".

First published in Manx Ballads and Music, collected by A. W. Moore (1853-1909), 1896, pp. 42-43


The song is a dialogue between a child and a little bird. It tells of a little bird struggling to find a place to sleep. At first it sleeps badly in the bramble bush, then on the crest of a wave. Finally it finds a place to sleep well, safe between two leaves.
If it works well, the child will
be asleep before the end of the song.


Uiseag bheag dhearg na monadh duibh
Na monadh duibh, na monadh duibh
Uiseag bheag dhearg na monadh duibh
Cait do chaidil thu'n raoir 's an i?

Chaidil mi'n raoir air bharr an dris
Air bharr an dris, air bharr an dris
Chaidil mi'n raoir air bharr an dris
Ach o bha mo chadal cho sgith!

Chaidil mi'n raoir air bharr nan tonn
Air bharr nan tonn, air bharr nan tonn
Chaidil mi'n raoir air bharr nan tonn
Ach o bha mo chadal cho sgith!

Uiseag bheag dhearg nan sgiathan oir
Nan sgiathan oir, nan sgiathan oir
Uiseag bheag dhearg nan sgiathan oir
Cait an do chaidil thu'n raoir 's an i?

Chaidil mi'n raoir eadar da dhuilleig
Eadar da dhuilleig, eadar da dhuilleag
Chaidil mi'n raoir eadar da dhuilleig
Is o bha mo chadal cho seimh
Is o bha mo chadal cho seimh!



"Little Red Lark"

Little red lark from the black moor
The black moor, the black moor
Little red lark from the black moor
Where did you nest last night?

I slept last night on the bramble bush
On the bramble bush, on the bramble bush
I slept last night on the bramble bush
Oh my sleep was restless!

I slept last night on the ocean waves
On the ocean waves, on the ocean waves
I slept last night on the ocean waves
Oh my sleep was restless!

Little red lark with the golden wings
With the golden wings, with the golden wings
Little red lark with the golden wings
Where did you sleep last night?

I slept last night between two leaves
Between two leaves, between two leaves
I slept last night between two leaves
And oh my sleep was peaceful!
And oh my sleep was peaceful!



"Ushag Veg Ruy"
(Little Red Bird)


Ushag veg ruy ny moanee doo,
Ny moanee coo, ny moanee doo,
Ushag veg rny ny moanee doo,
C'raad chaddil oo riyr 'syn oie ?

Chaddil mish riyr er baare y dress,
Er baare y dress, er baare y dress,
Chaddil mish riyr er baare y dress, !
As ugh ! my cadley cha treih !

Chaddil mish riyr er baare y crouw,
Er baare y crouw, er baare y crouw,+1
Chaddil mish riyr er baare y crouw,
As ugh! my cadley cha treih !

Chaddil mish riyr er baare y thooane,
Er baare y thooane, er baare y thooane,
Chaddil mish riyr er baare y thooane,
As ugh! my cadley cha treih !

Chaddil mish riyr eddyr daa guillag,
Eddyr daa guillag, eddyr daa guillag,
Chaddil mish riyr eddyr daa guillag,
Myr yinnagh yn oikan eddyr daa lhuishag,
 As O ! my cadley cha kiune!
 

"Little Red Bird"

Little red bird of the black turf ground,
Of the black turf ground, of the black turf ground,
Little red bird of the black turf ground,
Where did you sleep last night ?

I slept last night on the top of the briar,
On the top of the briar, on the top of the briar,
I slept last night on the top of the briar,
And oh! what a wretched sleep !

I slept last night on the top of the bush,
On the top of the bush, on the top of the bush,
I slept last night on the top of the bush,
And oh! what a wretched sleep !

I slept last night on the ridge of the roof,
On the ridge of the roof, on the ridge of the roof,
I slept last night on the ridge of the roof,
And oh! what a wretched sleep !

I slept last night between two leaves,
Between two leaves, between two leaves,
I slept last night between two leaves,
As a babe 'twixt two blankets quite at ease,
And oh ! what a peaceful sleep !


thooane  = riblas, was used in the construction of a thatched roof as one of the ribs supporting the sods of earth inserted under the thatch. 

The little red lark/bird would most likely be a Robin.





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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Ushag Veg Ruy / Little Red Bird
From: GUEST,Rory
Date: 19 Nov 20 - 06:39 AM

Recordings

"Uiseag Bheag Dhearg" (Little Red Lark)

Mairi MacInness
Album: Ticketty Boo (2002)

Gráinne Holland
Album: Teanga Na nGael (2011)


"Ushag Veg Ruy" (Little Red Bird)

Emma Christian
album: Celtic Voices – Women of Song (1995)

Caera
Album: Suantraighe (2006)

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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Ushag Veg Ruy / Little Red Bird
From: Jack Campin
Date: 19 Nov 20 - 07:00 AM

This appears to be two threads randomly mashed together, one about Zoom-like gatherings and one about a Manx song. Could they be disentangled?


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