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Old 08-05-2019, 10:08 AM   #1
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Default Pipe band contest 1989

Just this week I digitized some slides I took at a Highland Games in 1989.

I'm not sure which Games.

I was evidently up in the stands, and took photos of several bands from the same angle.

Prince Charles Pipe Band (San Francisco) (note the heavy hand-knit Arran hose so popular then)

Los Angeles Police Pipe Band

Cabar Feidh Pipe Band (Pipe Major is Gold Medalist Jimmy McColl)

House Of Scotland Pipe Band

Nicholson Pipes & Drums (interesting to see a band still wearing spats and horsehair sporrans)

I don't remember what band this was- any help would be appreciated. (No hats!)

I don't remember this one either

Note that no band is wearing waistcoats sans jackets, the modern pipe band standard.
proud Mountaineer from the Highlands of West Virginia; Son of the Revolution and Civil War; first European settlers on the Guyandotte

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