Over the course of the 16th century, hussars in Hungary became heavier in character: they abandoned wooden shields and adopted metal-plated body armour. When Bathory was elected King of Poland and later accepted as a Grand Duke of Lithuania in 1576, he reorganized the hussars of his Royal Guard into a heavy formation equipped with a long lance as their main weapon In the 2004 film Collateral, Vincent remarks that the only group missing during a clash with organized crime and law enforcement at a nightclub was the Polish cavalry.
Recorded at "The Secret Policeman's Other Ball" - The 1981 Amnesty International Gala, at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London on 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th september 1981. Matrix, Runout (A Side etched): HA HA - 6004 A TX. Matrix, Runout (B Side etched): HA HA - 6004 B TX. Rights Society: NcB. Other Versions (5 of 42) View All.
The polka is originally a Czech dance and genre of dance music familiar throughout Europe and the Americas. It originated in the middle of the 19th century in Bohemia, now part of the Czech Republic.
LyricsThe Policeman's Holiday. Grenadier Guards Band.
The Queen's Royal Hussars (The Queen's Own and Royal Irish) (QRH) is the senior United Kingdom armoured regiment. It was formed on 1 September 1993 from the amalgamation of the Queen's Own Hussars and the Queen's Royal Irish Hussars. The regiment and its antecedents have been awarded 172 Battle Honours and eight Victoria Crosses. The regiment is currently based in Sennelager, Germany, where it is the armoured regiment for 20th Armoured Brigade, part of British Forces Germany.
Polka Celebration (2011) - download the album and listen online. On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: Polka Celebration (2011).
The Policeman’s Holiday. You’ll have to forgive me as this is my first attempt at submitting a tune. The person I first heard playing this tune was the flute player Davy Maguire from Belfast - I think it’s a bit of a party piece. He used to play it in sessions with the McSherry’s