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Bagpipe Blues [2006 Remastered Version]
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Love Is Blue [2006 Remastered Version]
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Chim Chim Cheree [2006 Remastered Version]
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If You Could See Me Now [2006 Remastered Version]
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Taurus the 20th [2006 Remastered Version]

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Rufus Harley

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Rufus Harley was jazz's first bagpiper, singlehandedly transforming a droning, unwieldy instrument associated almost exclusively with Celtic traditions into a soulful and deeply spiritual element of the modern jazz lexicon. Born May 20, 1936, in Raleigh, NC, Harley spent the majority of his childhood in Philadelphia, where he studied saxophone and flute and at 18 made his professional debut behind bandleader Mickey Collins. Like much of his generation, his life was irrevocably a... Read more

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