Guide to the Games/ Pipe Band Drum Corps Recordings from 1970

The  Piping Press Guide to the Games 2018 is published today. It is based on that of the Scottish Highland Games Association and we are grateful to them for the information. Apart from the dates, this list does not profess to be complete or totally accurate. We have done our best with the available information.  The list has been published as early as possible to allow pipers and enthusiasts to plan…

PP Audio Archive Latest Additions: Shotts Drummers/ Wee Donald Maclean/ Jimmy Catherwood/ Toyota Pipes & Drums

There are significant new additions to the Piping Press Audio Archive today. We are grateful to Mr Iain Duncan, formerly librarian for the RSPBA, for passing them on. They are from his own personal collection. We start with a recording of the iconic Shotts & Dykehead drum corps from 1959 playing a salute by the legendary leading stroke Alex Duthart. The picture above shows L/D Duthart and his corps in 1957….