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Lyr Req: 'S Barail Leam (Blair Douglas)

Benjamin Bodhrna 02 May 10 - 10:32 PM
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Subject: Lyr Req: 'S Barail Leam - Blair Douglas
From: Benjamin Bodhrna
Date: 02 May 10 - 10:32 PM

Hi Mudcatters,

Anyone got the lyrics to this song? I love the zydeco feel!!


Benny B

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'S Barail Leam (Blair Douglas)
From: GUEST,999
Date: 15 Jan 12 - 08:42 PM

Subject: Lyr Add: 'S BARAIL LEAM (from Blair Douglas)
From: RunrigFan
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 06:21 PM

This fun song is featured on Blair Douglas album "Stay Strong" - Bithibh Laidir/Rester Fort)

This are the lyrics; any questions just ask


CHORUS: 'S barail leam, gu bheil e fineil (It's my opinion, he is useless)
'S barail leam, gu bheil e faoin; (It's my opinion, he is vain)
'S barail leam, g'eil e 'g innse bhreugan (It's my opinion, he is telling lies)
Abair e!, s barail leam. (I've said it! That's my opinion!)

1. Thainig e shuiridhe feasgar Di-Ciadain (He came courting on Wednesday afternoon)
Chuir e a' cheist, a'guidhe air a ghln; (He asked the question, begging on his knees)
Ach ghlae mi a'ghloichd, air beulaibh a'sgthain (But I caught the fool in front of the mirror)
A'coimhead air fhin mar righ gun chrn (Admiring himself like a king without a crown)

2. Thubhairt e rium gun robh e 'sa Chuilthionn (He told me that he'd been in the Cuillins)
A'streap Sgurr Alasdair,'s a' sealg an fheibh; (Climbing Sgurr Alasdair and stalking deer)
Mharbh e damh cho mr ri uilebheist (He killed a hind as big as a monster)
Bi sithionn againne 'son bliadhna gu leth (We have venison for a year and a half!)

3. 'S fhuair e bradain an abhainn Sgubost (He caught salmon from the River Skeabost)
'S cha robh aige slat no lon; (He had neither a rod nor a net)
Thoisich e feadaireachd, "Am Piobaire Misgeach" (He started to whistle the "Drunken Piper")
'S leum na h-amadain uile gu tr (And the idiots all leapt on land!)

4. Gun sgillinn na pheaid 's tuill na bhrgan (Penniless, with holes in his shoes)
Daonman a' bilich, 's ceann gun chiall (And his head without sense)
D n an saoghal le duine cho grach (What can the world do with a man so stupid?)
D n an saoghal le duine as a rian (What can the world do with a man so crazy?)

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'S Barail Leam (Blair Douglas)
From: GUEST,Benjamin Bodhrna
Date: 26 Apr 12 - 02:27 AM

Good things come to those who. Thanks!!

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