Peggy Sue A’ Ghràidh

The Oban Times - - 10 Letters -

DÒL EOIN fea­tured on BBC Alba’s Hog­manay Show this year.

On the show, he sang one of his most in­ter­est­ing com­po­si­tions - a blend be­tween the Buddy Holly hit ‘Peggy Sue’ and the old Gaelic favourite ‘A’ Pheigi a’ Ghràidh’ - en­ti­tled Peggy Sue, a’ Ghràidh.

This song was writ­ten as a re­sult of a truly un­be­liev­able en­counter.

On a trip to the states, Dòl Eoin was in­tro­duced to Peggy Sue her­self. She told him that, at the time of the Buddy Holly song be­ing writ­ten, she had been dat­ing the bass player

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