The Snuff Wife - Two ways

Here's a great illustration of how pipes and fiddles often play the same tunes.
Here's the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland Playing the same tune!

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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.


    1. Presumably they are left handed. Teachers (the military) used to force all pipers to play on the left shoulder, but nowadays, teachers are more open to folks learning which ever way is easiest for them.