P/M Ian McLellan Part 3/Murdo MacDonald/ SPA Veterans

Today we publish the final instalment in the remarkable life story of P/M Ian McLellan. This excerpt concentrates on Ian’s early years and solo career. Read it here.


Murdo MacDonald, a piper in the City of Glasgow Police Pipe Band in the 1960s, has died aged 86. Murdo, from Lewis, played in the band under P/M Angus MacDonald and for a short time under P/M Ronnie Lawrie. Murdo’s funeral is at 10am on Thursday at Harvey’s Funeral Parlour, Anniesland Road, Glasgow, thence to Dalnottar Crematorium, Clydebank.

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The Scottish Pipers’ Association Annual Adult Amateur and Veterans Competition is on March 28th at the College of Piping. Entry form here.