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Amazing, graceful: ‘Star Spangled Banner’

Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot File Photo
Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot
Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot

T R I B U T E : In September 2011, a decade after 9/11, three Scottish choirs came to New York City to pay their respects — and deliver a unique musical gift.

The Lothian and Borders Police Choir, The Tayside Police Choir and the Peebles community choir, InChorus, participated at a variety of events — from Times Square to Central Park to Wall Street — and even sang in the street.

Then, on the night of the “anniversary,” the choirs participated in a Police Memorial benefit concert at New York City’s Town Hall. Performers also included the Police Pipes & Drums of Bergen County and the New Jersey State Police Pipes & Drums of the Blue and Gold.

The Scottish choirs opened with “Lean on Me” that night.

Then they followed with this:

H a p p y B i r t h d a y , A m e r i c a .


Bergen, NJSP bands rock 9/11 police memorial concert , Ronan Tynan returns

Police Pipes and Drums of Bergen County (CLIFFVIEW PILOT photo)

ONLY ON CLIFFVIEW PILOT (w/VIDEO): A night of show-stoppers at New York City’s Town Hall closed with a “moving” finale to the 9/11 memorial benefit concert: a march up Sixth Avenue, as New Yorkers, Bostonians, Canadians, and New Jerseyans all fell together, playing in sync behind the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band. READ MORE….

New gift from wondrous Scottish choirs at 9/11 memorials


TRIBUTE: The trio of Scottish choirs who delighted the 9/11 Police Memorial crowd in Manhattan last weekend with a spellbinding performance of both “Amazing Grace” and the “Star Spangled Banner” — as one song — have left us a lovely parting gift. READ MORE….

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