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The Dark Island

The Dark Island

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Originally named Dr MacKay's Farewell to Creagorry, this tune was composed by Iain McLachlan of Benbecula. It was later used for a BBC radio programme called 'The Dark Island' and was instantly popular. At least three sets of words were written to the tune in the 1960s.

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |