June 24, 2009

The Piper Came to Our Town, A Folklore Collection by a Local Author

Joanne, your blog host at Uptown Chicago History, has just released a new book of folklore and mythology that is all about bagpipes and pipers!

Barnes and Noble and Amazon are the first of the major booksellers to have The Piper Came to Our Town listed.

You can learn more about the book by visiting Bagpipe Folklore, Legends, and Fairy Tales. There you will find vintage photos, engravings, and other images of bagpipes and pipers from around the world, as well as stories, legends, and true-life tales related to piping.


Anonymous said...

Didn't you once play the bagpipes?

Joanne said...

I did. I played with the University of Iowa Scottish Highlanders back in college.Did a bit of Highland Dancing, too.


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