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wow, bagpipes outside

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there's just been a funeral procession outside my house and they had a bagpiper playing auld lang syne at the front. awesome.
 

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I love going up to Edinburgh on me hols and listening to the piper outside the art galleries on Princes street.
Even better when theres a troop of them.
 

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compliment coming from a guy called English ;)
ur welcome m8 ;)

i am half Scottish u know.

the sound was amazing, it actually touched me lol. proper loud as well. it's not something you here in the middle of the street very often if at all.


:Cheers:
 

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I love going up to Edinburgh on me hols and listening to the piper outside the art galleries on Princes street.
Even better when theres a troop of them.
lol was sitting in the cab on Princes Street today listening to that guy...and for once he was playing in tune.
bring a tear to a glass eye lol. :proud:
 

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the royal scots dragoon guards are great at belting out tune son teh pipes

ye canny beat a good piper with their busby's looking braw!

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There's something very special about the sound of pipes, they seem to stir emotions in people (usually rage if they are played badly, lol)

The droning high pitch combined with the natural unamplified sound seems to have the power to make grown men weep.
 

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the royal scots dragoon guards are great at belting out tune son teh pipes

ye canny beat a good piper with their busby's looking braw!

Cheers
MFCGAVMFC
can you imagine going to war with that lot belting out on the battlefield lol. wot a rush. definately best heard live :Clap:
 

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There's something very special about the sound of pipes, they seem to stir emotions in people (usually rage if they are played badly, lol)

The droning high pitch combined with the natural unamplified sound seems to have the power to make grown men weep.
mull of kintyre mate, mull of kintyre

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thats why the english banned them wasnt it?

the pipes do make grown men weep stirring up patriotic feelings in them

am off tae stick on highland cathedral for a wee while ;)

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I love the pipes when played well.

I detest it when they use them to beg for money though.
I've seen beggars playing the pipes in Amsterdam, Berlin & Toronto.
I'll listen to them all day, but they wouldn't get one sniff at what's in my wallet :)

Best 'pipes story I heard was one my brother told me...

His m8 was at Ayres rock in Australia blasting out some lungfulls of pipe music.
The surrounding crowd of Japanese were going daft taking pictures & videoing him.

After he had finished...One wee Scottish bloke wandered out of the crowd and said to him quietly, with a smile on his face...
"Listen pal...I'm probably the only other person on the tour group that recognises that tune...I may be catholic, but I still know the sash when I hear it" :)