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Prince's Strand

The Primrose Polka
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Composed by Scottish piper James Duncan Mackenzie while he played his pipe on Coilleag a' Phrionnsa (the Prince's Cockleshell Strand, or Prince's Beach) on Eriskay on a warm July evening. It is said that Bonnie Prince Charlie first set foot there on his way to battles and bloodshed in 1745.

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |