Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band's medley, 2023 UK Pipe Band Championships in Lurgan

Tunes played are: Jimmy's Gift, Donella Beaton, Dr MacInnes' Fancy Bu Deonach Leam Tilleadh, Bob of Fettercairn Dr Kenneth Noisewater, James Westfall, The Night we had the Goats, Cooplador

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Bagpipes and the United States Military

From its origin in Scottish clans and culture, the Great Highland Bagpipe has long been associated with the military.

Especially in more recent history, the Highland Regiments of the British Armed Forces, and some of the Lowland Regiments as well, have had bagpipers since their first formation.

The United States Armed Forces has historically had a very close relationship with the British – so the spread of the bagpipes was inevitable.