Who Sang Isle of Eigg? The McCalmans

The McCalmans Flames on the water cover art
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length: 2:51
'Twas (G)in the merry (C)month of May, when (G)balmy (D)winds first (G)blow. -(Em)

I met my love in (C)Arisaig - (G)where rhododendrons (D)grow. -(G)
I met my love in (C)Arisaig in the (G)shadow of Craig (D)Mor, -(G)

The sun shone on the (C)Isle of Eigg, (G)far from the (D)silver (G)shore. -(Em)

The sun shone on the (C)Isle of Eigg, (G)far from the (D)silver (G)shore.

G-D-G

And in the (G)months that (C)followed our (G)love and (D)friendship (G)grew, -(Em)

Warmed by the (C)summer sun and a (G)love that was so (D)new. -(G)
We walked amongst the (C)hills and heard the (G)crashing ocean's (D)roar. -(G)

The sun shone on the (C)Isle of Eigg, (G)far from the (D)silver (G)shore. -(Em)

The sun shone on the (C)Isle of Eigg, (G)far from the (D)silver (G)shore.

G-D-G

(G)Autumn came to (C)Arisaig with (G)colours (D)air to (G)view. -(Em)

Birds were flying (C)South again - (G)soon we'd leave there, (D)too. -(G)
A sad song echoed (C)in the hills - (G)Lochaber no (D)more. -(G)

The sun shone on the (C)Isle of Eigg, (G)far from the (D)silver (G)shore. -(Em)

The sun shone on the (C)Isle of Eigg, (G)far from the (D)silver (G)shore.

Repeat 1st verse

Em

The sun shone on the (C)Isle of Eigg, (G)far from the (D)silver (G)shore.

Tracklist
  • 1 Ah'm e man at muffed it
  • 2 Isle of Eigg
  • 3 Devolution Anthem
  • 4 Farewell tae the haven
  • 5 Sounding
  • 6 Hawks and Eagles
  • 7 The Siege
  • 8 Who pays the piper
  • 9 Festival Lights
  • 10 Shian Road
  • 11 Men o' Worth
  • 12 Curtain Call