Tag: James MacGregor

The history of the Argyllshire Gathering, part 37

The history of the Argyllshire Gathering, part 37

1972 By Jeannie Campbell MBE For 1972 the set tunes for the Open and Clasp were Mrs MacLeod of Talisker’s Salute, My Dearest on Earth Give me your Kiss, The Lament for the Union, MacNeil of Barra’s March, MacKenzie of Gairloch’s Lament and The Red Speckled Bull. Competitors were required […]

Piping in the ’45  – the Year of the Piper

Piping in the ’45 – the Year of the Piper

• This article first appeared in the Piping Times, June 1983. By Bruce Campbell On the 11th of August, 1745 Prince Charles Edward Stuart stepped ashore at Kinlochmoidart on the west coast of Scotland in a bid to restore his family’s right to the ancient Kingdom of Scotland. John Maclntyre, […]