Rona Lightfoot from South Uist has been described as a ceilidh personified. She is a great piper, a hugely talented singer, and a veritable treasury of traditional Gaelic songs.
Courtesy: Rona Lightfoot and Macmeanmna
What's more, Rona is a terrific raconteur with a great sense of humour and an infectious laugh.
As you listen to Eadarainn you will also get a sense of what a great character she is. Rona ’s most immediate musical in influences were her mother Kate, who was one of the most remarkable singers and tradition bearers of her age and Eairdsidh Raghnaill, her father, a piper and seanachaidh of renown. Rona ’s family cherished and fostered Gaelic traditional arts and Eadarainn is a distillation of the cultural legacy which she inherited.
Taken from the Rona Lightfoot album Eadarainn on the Macmeanmna label, SKYECD28. Produced by Iain MacDonald. Recorded by Alan Harfield at Unity Studio in Auldearn.