Fear a' Bhàta
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Fear a' Bhàta (translated The boatman) is a Scots Gaelic song from the late 19th century, written by Sìne NicFhionnlaigh (Jean Finlayson) of Tong who was courting a young fisherman from Uig, Dòmhnall MacRath. The song captures the emotions that she endured during their courtship. The part of the story that is rarely told is that they were married not long after she composed the song.
There are many versions of the lyrics and of the melody:
Many different artists have produced versions of this song, including the following album releases: 
- Alba on the album Alba
- Capercaillie on the album Get Out
- Connie Dover on the album If I Ever Return
- Eilidh Mackenzie on the album Eideadh Na Sgeulachd
- Fiona Mackenzie & Arthur Cormack on the album Seinn! O Ho Ro Seinn!
- Mairi MacInnes on the album This Feeling Inside
- Na h-Òganaich on the album Gael Force 3
- Niamh Parsons on the album Blackbirds and Thrushes
- Oi Polloi on the album Ar Ceòl Ar Cànan Ar-A-Mach
- Quadriga Consort on the album By Yon Bonnie Banks
- Sara Banleigh on the album The Folk
- Shannon Quinn on the album The Irwin Lake Sessions
- Silly Wizard on the album Caledonia's Hardy Sons
- Talitha MacKenzie on the album Spiorad
- Annie Patterson on the album Meet Me by the Moonlight (Under the title "Safe from Harm", using original chorus but new verse lyrics)
- The Jonhstons on the album 'The Johnstons' with Mick Moloney and Paul Brady
- "BBC ALBA – Bliadhna nan Òran – Òrain : Sgrìobhaichean, Sìne NicFhionnlaigh". Bbc.co.uk. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2013-09-02.
- "Beag Air Bheag - Learn a Gaelic Song". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2013-09-02.
- "Fear A Bhata". celticlyricscorner.ne. Retrieved 2010-06-18.