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Billy Pigg

Billy Pigg has been played on NTS shows including The NTS Guide to…, with The Wild Hills Of Wannies first played on 9 October 2021.

Billy Pigg (1902–1968) was an English player of Northumbrian smallpipes. He was a Vice-President and an influential member of the Northumbrian Pipers Society from 1930 until his death.

He was born at Dilston Park, near Corbridge, Northumberland, in January 1902 and died in November 1968.[1] He learned the instrument from several pipers including Tom and Henry Clough as well as Richard Mowat, but, according to Tommy Breckons, Batey of Stannington was his main teacher. Tommy later quoted Billy's reminiscences of the…

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The Gypsy's Lullaby/ The Hawk/Memories/Coates Hall
Billy Pigg
Topic Records1973
The Gypsy's Lullaby/ The Hawk/Memories/Coates Hall
Billy PiggTopic Records1973
Discogs
The Wild Hills Of Wannies
Billy Pigg
Leader1971
The Wild Hills Of Wannies
Billy PiggLeader1971
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