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Donald Where's Your Troosers?

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Donald Where's Your Troosers?

Post by EC2 » Sat September 20th, 2008, 1:38 pm

Moved this from the White Rose Rebel thread for anyone wondering about this song!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONO0bkpi ... re=related
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by donroc » Sat September 20th, 2008, 2:20 pm

[quote=""EC2""]Moved this from the White Rose Rebel thread for anyone wondering about this song!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONO0bkpi ... re=related[/quote]

Ay, lassie, indeed where are they?

I thank you. Enjoyed the visuals too.

There must be a full catalogue of songs from Scotland using Donald.

I recall Donald being mentioned in a risque tune sung by folksingers Gene and Francesca ca. late 1950s: Come under my Pladdie.
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Post by Leyland » Sat September 20th, 2008, 3:53 pm

Here's the hilarious kilt-kicking piper himself, Craig Downie, performing Donald with the rest of Enter the Haggis!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDSIJlM_f98

Enter the Haggis just appeared last night at the Irish 2000 near Albany for all the New Yorkers here that may want to check them out in the future. Divia? If you like the Irish Rovers, check out ETH. Their tour schedule is on the ETH website at enterthehaggis.com. They frequently tour MA, NH, PA, and CT as well as NY.
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Post by donroc » Sat September 20th, 2008, 4:19 pm

No plaids with "The" Donald? :eek:
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

http://www.donaldmichaelplatt.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6 ... annel_page

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Post by Leyland » Sat September 20th, 2008, 6:19 pm

Well, here's a shameless plug for Enter the Haggis! Everybody should see Donald performed at least once in a lifetime - and then become Haggis Heads. Seriously, if you really like bagpipes fused with rock, bluegrass, jazz, and latin, then check them out.

Let the Wind Blow High - http://www.amazon.com/Wind-Blow-High-En ... 398&sr=1-1

Northhampton Live - http://www.amazon.com/Northampton-Enter ... 573&sr=1-2

Casualties of Retail - http://www.amazon.com/Casualties-Retail ... 573&sr=1-3
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Post by Divia » Sat September 20th, 2008, 7:03 pm

I like the Irish Rovers one the best :)
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Post by Vanessa » Sat September 20th, 2008, 11:23 pm

LOL. I started singing it as soon as I saw the title of the thread!!
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Post by Carine » Mon September 22nd, 2008, 6:30 am

Great song ! Love it, got it on CD as well.

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Post by Leyland » Mon September 22nd, 2008, 5:07 pm

By the way - Sean Connery looks so good in his kilt at the end of the Andy Stewart video that EC posted.

And I absolutely love the way 'Elvis' sings Donald. Try to picture Pelvis Presley actually rocking it out in a kilt. Way cooler than those tricked out Las Vegas jumpsuits he favored. :D
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