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Posted By: Pied Piper
20-Apr-04 - 10:11 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Is Green Sleeves really Irish?
Subject: RE: Is Green Sleeves really Irish?
The modern Uillean Pipes Evolved from an instrument called the Pastoral Bagpipe invented around about 1700 in the lowlands of Scotland.It had regulaters.
They only reached their present form in American vaudeville in the late 19th century.