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Not even a wee holiday in Oban will keep young John William from his pipes.
The 12-year-old entertained crowds of passersby on the seafront on Friday and Saturday gathering a heap of change from enthralled visitors who were eager to capture his soaring Scottish seranades on their phones.
John, a member of Perth and District Pipe Band since he was 10, has ambitions to follow in the footsteps of uncle Eddie Townsley, a grade one piper.
The youngster has his sights set on becoming an Inveraray Grade One, with hopes of one day leading his pipe band as its major.
John said: ‘We’re just through here on a wee holiday and I just play a mix of tunes and try and practice every day.’
Remember the name – a young man who looks like he’ll go far.