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Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 01-13-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By Garry
Re: What the bartender misunderstood

Or overstating about the wrong end:grin:
Forum: Music 01-13-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Garry
Re: Name of march

Just a slip of the pen, I know, but actually its Cabar Feidh:thumb:
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 12-07-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By Garry
Re: Piping in the Park

Maybe they all rushed off to get their own pipes and drums to get you into a massed bands situation??:(
Forum: Beer Tent 11-28-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By Garry
Re: A homecoming of sorts

A sterling silver sole sounds like a great start, if the chanter came with the pipes originally! Good luck.
Forum: Music 10-01-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By Garry
Re: Waltzing Matilda

[QUOTE=Garry;1331624][QUOTE=d303burrous;1331501]Am preparing a presentation in November to commemorate the end of WW1 which illustrates the role of bagpipes during that war.(QUOTE)

REPLY:I have...
Forum: Music 10-01-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By Garry
Re: Waltzing Matilda

[QUOTE=d303burrous;1331501]Am preparing a presentation in November to commemorate the end of WW1 which illustrates the role of bagpipes during that war.(QUOTE)

REPLY:I have the sheet music in my...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-17-2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Garry
Re: Audience health issue

Could be right, Rick. I know of a cardiac patient who was told by her cardiologist not to go to rock concerts. She does not have a pacemaker though. Ask your friendly cardiologist.
Forum: Music 07-31-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By Garry
Vietnam vets honour ceremony

Greetings to all! I have been asked to play at a ceremony honouring Vietnam vets on August 18th in Brisbane in Aus. Does anybody know if there is a tune or two written specifically for the purpose?...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-26-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,875
Posted By Garry
Re: Well known pipers who play easy reeds?

I have heard easy reeds called "old man reeds". Don't want to be sexist, so maybe "old person reeds" is better. Simply put, our lungs deteriorate as we age. We want to keep playing and enjoying, so...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 04-24-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By Garry
Re: Piper MacKay took a bus home

Getting on indeed! Piper McKay had recently returned from a lovely holiday with his wife and when asked by a friend where he had holidayed said "The old mind isn't what it used to be. I'lll need a...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 04-15-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By Garry
Re: Piper MacKay took a bus home

I guess the hard part was getting the gates to the depot open!
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-06-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,592
Posted By Garry
Re: Leather bag seasoning

Hi!! When I was a lad I was told to use honey (or maybe it was molasses) mixed with something/s else which I have now forgotten. What I will eternally remember though is that the morning after the...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 12-19-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Garry
Re: Here's a good idea...

Instead of Greensleeves it could play Campbelltown Loch! Don't know how it could get past the first hoose though.:woot:
Forum: Beer Tent 12-04-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,908
Posted By Garry
Re: 3 Lines of hemp to hear the unicorn fluff

Did all this amount a lot of sound and fury signifying nothing? Then again is there something in it after all? Perhaps the judge should have said there is a certain je ne sais quoi about the hemping...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 09-25-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By Garry
An outsized rodent

A drummer lost contact with his band after much travelling and carousing. He woke up on a strange floor in a remote town. As he awoke he espied a huge animal's head hanging on the wall. What animal...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 04-25-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By Garry
Re: Kangaroo Hide Bag Recovery

Hi! Anne Logan runs Hamilton Music Repairs, 67 Dugandan Road, Bunya, Brisbane 4055. She makes and ties in and seasons if you wish kangaroo hide bags. I have no commercial interest, just a satisfied...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 04-25-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By Garry
Re: Kangaroo Hide Bag Recovery

Kangaroo hide bags are still made here in Queensland! Lets know if you want details!!
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-04-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,073
Posted By Garry
Re: Traditional Piper's Toast?

This is the one for me. Thanks, Leong. Bit Kitchy, but hey!
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-29-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,073
Posted By Garry
Re: Traditional Piper's Toast?

Just ask whomever it was who asked you. They may have in mind a tune to honour the bride and groom. Maybe "I have a wife o' my ain" Just guessing. Good luck with it.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 01-25-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,895
Posted By Garry
Forum: Pipe Bands 10-23-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,739
Posted By Garry
Re: Massed Bands

All I can say is, if ever you have played with massed bands, you'll know why we have them. You'll get the most tingly, proud feeling that you'll never forget. As for being rejected, someone must have...
Forum: Piobaireachd 09-10-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By Garry
Re: Index for Bobs of Balmoral & Donald MacLeod Piobaireachd CDs

Hey, Vince (classicbagpipes) Maybe by now you have your request sorted. The NZ site indexes the tunes according to volume number but not tune number. I have an index to volumes 1-10 which gives the...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-30-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,713
Posted By Garry
Re: Physician's prescription

Gees, Ron, I thought you were going to tell us you asked the surgeon before each op "will I be able to play the bagpipes well after this procedure?" and that he replied "Sure, you'll be great!" and...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-01-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,370
Posted By Garry
Re: The Battle of the Somme

John, Many thanks from the land downunder. What a peaceful place he has to rest forever being remembered by a great tune!
Forum: Beer Tent 05-28-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,136
Posted By Garry
Re: Practice and venue nightmares

Hi, Piper Q. What sort of reception did you get--loud applause and good feedback? If so, suck it up!! If boos and criticism, re-calculate. Cheers!!
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