This bagpipe lesson is for Night Patrol. Bill breaks the lesson down into sections with commentary for each section.
The tune is a slow air and was composed by Pipe Major Bill Robertson
The bagpipe lesson for the tune Night Patrol is to tell you about Terry McDowell of the Border Patrol Service, Texas, USA, 2003.
Terry (ex US Marine Corps) was a keen piper with whom I exchanged correspondence and some of earlier my tutorials. He was a member of the small pipe band the Service had in his section. I decided to send the tune that he and his fellows might like to have. Soon afterwards a member wrote words to the tune that was accepted by his section as their song.
A few years ago, being like many Americans very patriotic, he volunteered for service in the US Army so that he could do his bit to help his country in its strife's abroad. He was still serving and as a Sergeant.
Now in 2016 I have not heard from Terry after trying to contact in various ways for some years.
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