Ronald Lawrie of Oban (1927-2008) wasn’t called ‘Big Ronnie’ for nothing. But his broad-shouldered, 6ft 5in frame and imposing, square-jawed presence were almost incidental to his considerable stature in piping — and an involvement that began with direct influences from the 19th century and continues into the 21st century. He […]
Tag: Issue 32
On this day … in 1947: Glasgow Police Pipe Band travelled to Brittany to take part in a fête organised by the French Red Cross Society in aid of the War Orphans’ Fund of the Celtic Association of the French Combattante (Sao Breiz).August 1st
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