10 Rock Songs on Bagpipe for National Bagpipe Appreciation Day

By Dave Basner

July 27, 2017

It’s National Bagpipe Appreciation Day, a holiday meant to celebrate the unique instrument and the sound it makes. To mark the occasion, here are some videos of 10 rock songs being played on the bagpipe:

First up is a group called the Red Hot Chilli Pipers playing Queen’s “We Will Rock You” and Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger,” as well as Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water” and AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck”:

Here’s an Australian bagpiper taking on Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and Joan Jett’s “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”:

This heavy metal bagpiper does his renditions of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” and Judas Priest’s “Breaking the Law”:

The Sticks and Sacks Bagpipe and Drum Corps took on The Ramones’ “Blitzkrieg Bop”:

Ever think you’d hear Bon Jovi’s “It’s My Life” on bagpipe? Now you can thanks to Stuart Cumming:

Make sure you appreciate the bagpipe on this very important day! 

Photo Credit: Getty

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