A Controversy of Pipers
A great Album this & a wonderful intro to the world of the Great Highland Bagpipe.
The featured Pipers, who all had an impact on the folk revival & helped push the Pipes under the spotlight of the folk & traditional music scene, are:
- of Larbert, Stirlingshire. Can be heard on the Clutha’s LP - ‘Bonny Mill Dams’ Topic 12TS330
Pipe Major Iain MacDonald:
- of Bernera, on the West side of Lewis. Can be heard on ‘Battlefield Band 2 - Arfolk SB358
- youngest of the famous MacDonalds of Glen Uig. Can be heard on ‘Ossian’s’ LP ‘Dove across the Water’ - Iona IR004
- Can be heard on four of the Battlefield Band’s LPs:
‘Stand Easy’, ‘Home is where the Van is’, ‘The Story so far’ & ‘There’s a Buzz’.
- can be heard on the Topic LP ‘Kintegern’ Topic 12TS394
- founder member of the ‘Whistlebinkies’. He can be heard on all their LPs & he also has a solo LP on Claddagh CC38.