Talking of grandpas

Here’s mine…(one of ’em, anyway) Pipe Major William Murray Taylor of the Seaforth Highlanders. He was a composer also but none of his tunes have appeared on iTunes (yet).

6 thoughts on “Talking of grandpas

  1. Ms. Demon: What a lovely thought and a nice way to remember them wot counts. You made me think of a graphic piece I did years ago about my father who died very early [in ’55], my stepmother wrote a beautiful poem about him and I augmented it basically for the benefit of the grandchilden who never knew him.Wish there were more responses.

  2. I wish I’d known both my grandfathers. My paternal was in the 2 wars, shot in the throat in the first one, and I’m currently reading his memoirs about the second one.

  3. Thank you, Mr Foreign…I found this pic on a French website about First World War pipers. My Great-Uncle James was there too!BTW Blimpy, my emails are back!

  4. Have any of your Grandpa’s tunes been published?

    There are many pipers who are always interested in older, less widely-known tunes, and Jim McGillivray of is the chap to make his tunes accessable to the piping community.

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