Rufus Harley

Rufus Harley

Real Name:
Rufus Harvey Jr.
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Born: 20th May 1936 near Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Died: 1st August 2006 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The World's only jazz bagpiper and activist. Born North Carolina but lived in Philedelphia most of his life. Originally a saxophonist, he switched to the bagpipes after hearing the Black Watch pipes at the funeral of J F Kennedy. He also campaigned for the tightening of US gun laws. Died of prostate cancer (aged 70).
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Rufus Harley Discography

Albums

3001 Rufus Harley Bagpipe Blues (Album) Atlantic 3001 US 1965 Sell This Version
3006 Rufus Harley Scotch & Soul (Album) Atlantic 3006 US 1966 Sell This Version
3008 Sonny Stitt Introducing Robin Kenyatta Featuring Rufus Harley Sonny Stitt Introducing Robin Kenyatta Featuring Rufus Harley - Deuces Wild (Album) Atlantic 3008 US 1967 Sell This Version
SC 1504 Rufus Harley A Tribute To Courage (Album) Atlantic SC 1504 US 1968 Sell This Version
SD 1539 Rufus Harley King / Queens (Album) Atlantic SD 1539 US 1970 Sell This Version
#0001 Rufus Harley Re-Creation Of The Gods (Album) Ankh Records, Inc. #0001 US 1972 Sell This Version
6097215 Rufus Harley Sustain (Album) Discograph 6097215 France 2005 Sell This Version
RHM2 7725 Rufus Harley Courage : The Atlantic Recordings(2xCD, RM, RE, Ltd) Rhino Handmade RHM2 7725 US 2006 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

45-5058 Rufus Harley Bagpipe Blues Atlantic 45-5058 US 1965 Sell This Version

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