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An Eriskay Lullaby

First line:
My babe on a curling green wave
An old Celtic melody also known as ‘The Mermaid’s Song’, noted from the singing of Mary MacInnes
author of text



Land of Heart's Desire
Songs of the Hebrides
CDH88024Archive Service


Track 8 on CDH88024 [3'01] Archive Service
Track 6 on CDH55204 [2'50]

Track-specific metadata for CDA66988 track 6

Recording date
16 July 1997
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Land of Heart's Desire (CDA66988)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: November 1997
    Deletion date: April 2004
    Superseded by CDH55204
  2. Land of Heart's Desire (CDH55204)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: November 2005
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