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A late Berneray mariner's collection of recordings on the Scottish audio archive Tobar an Dualchais ~ Kist o Riches has been expanded.

Additional recordings of Angus MacKillop (Aonghas Dhòmhnaill Anna) from Backhill, Berneray, have recently been uploaded, taking his back catalogue to 76.

Ian Paterson of the School of Scottish Studies made all of the recordings in the 1970s.

Among the recordings are several songs that Angus composed.

However, in this 1976 recording, Angus recites verses from a song he composed for a Barra man who was sailing with him on a voyage to Patagonia. The song is entitled ‘Air Disathairne mun do sheòl sinn’.

Image credit: Tobar an Dualchais/Berneray Historical Society