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sl8

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Tue Mar 8, 2022, 01:25 PM Mar 2022

Number 1 on the UK charts for 5 weeks in 1972:

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The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - Amazing Grace

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The history of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is the record of three ancient regiments: The Royal Scots Greys, the 6th Dragoon Guards and the 3rd the Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards. Through The Royal Scots Greys, whose predecessors were raised by King Charles II in 1678, the regiment can claim to be the oldest surviving Cavalry of the Line in The British Army. The Pipes and Drums of the current regiment have their origin in the small pipe band that came to the Royal Scots Greys in 1946. They have performed around the world and released many successful albums, while also undertaking military assignments in service to the Queen. All members of The Pipes and Drums are fully trained tank-crew members. They were deployed as part of the 7th Armored Brigade during the Gulf War.

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What was the number one song in the UK on 15th April 1972?

“Amazing Grace” by The Pipes & Drums & Military Band of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards was number one on 15th April 1972 and stayed there for 5 weeks.


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Number 1 on the UK charts for 5 weeks in 1972: (Original Post) sl8 Mar 2022 OP
Call me crazy, but I LOVE bagpipes, and though not religious, I love "Amazing Grace." tblue37 Mar 2022 #1
Thanks, I needed that right now. Fla Dem Mar 2022 #2
Bagpipes tunes mactire Mar 2022 #3
I adore Scotland the Brave. On YouTube there's a beautiful Boomerproud Mar 2022 #4

mactire

(116 posts)
3. Bagpipes tunes
Tue Mar 8, 2022, 02:52 PM
Mar 2022

I have made it clear to those that will inevitably make the decision- “O’Sullivan’s March” is the tune for me. It’s about 1000 men, women and children fleeing the invading English soldiers from Southwest Ireland to the north east in the early 17th century (much like the Russians ruthlessly marauding Ukraine presently). “The Minstrel Boy” , the most popular of St Pat’s day tunes is a must, and “Scotland the Brave” and “Over the Sea to Skye” have to be included, but absolutely not “AmazingGrace” for me[no offense intended to those that like the song]. The number 16 single on the UK charts in February 1972 was “ Give Ireland Back to the Irish” by Paul McCartney. It may have been banned from airplay eventually. I’d enjoy Dougie MacClean’s “Caledonia” as well.

Boomerproud

(8,022 posts)
4. I adore Scotland the Brave. On YouTube there's a beautiful
Tue Mar 8, 2022, 08:03 PM
Mar 2022

video with the Dragoon Guard and gorgeous Scottish scenery.

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