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Mar 07

THE PIPES AND DRUMS AND MILITARY BAND OF THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS – “Amazing Grace”

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#312, 15th April 1972

I don’t know exactly what the market for “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes was, but I’d hazard a guess there’s not much crossover between it and its surrounding hits. To state the obvious, it sounds more than a little out of place – a sudden incursion of solemnity, but also in its way the most extreme sound to reach Number One in 1972.

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