A group of Tahilians came to Pitcairn in 1789 and started the Pitcairn music. The group consisted of Ron and Maurcen toward of Melbourne, Andrian Cook, who had flown down to Pitcairn from Tahili and other distant points for the celebration of 150th anniversary of Pitcairn. They were a wonderful group of people who created wonderful Pitcairn music..
Tom Lloyd was an editor of the newspaper who played wonderful music and sang holy song in the Church and published this song in the newspaper. The Pitcairn music that he made and song was truly called the “music to my ears”- every harmony and lyric saying, “This is Pitcairn; this is the Pitcrainers Norfolk”.
As the band waited at the airport for their flight back to Auckland and as the flight was delayed they played the much memorable music and song so beautifully that all people at the airport also started dancing with the rocking Pitcairn music in the small, neat but crowded Pitcairn Island Airport.
The Pitcairn churches were filled with the tourists on Sunday night to listen to the Pitcairn music. The singers also sang “Pitcairn Anthem” in the church for which people gathered in the church on Sunday night. It was joy for the tourists to come to Pitcairn and to take some tune off from their work to get some knowledge about the history of a number of the musicians of Pitcairn and Norfolk.
Mesaldars Warren was one of the Christian who settled in Pitcairn only to learn about their music. Music and songs in Pitcairn had particular significance for her. Most of Meralda’s songs were not very famous but yet the music was really outstanding. Her most famous music that was composed by her was on the historical roots of two island communities.
Away on Pitcairn, in the blood and the Bounty’s gone were her some collections. Meralda’s songs include “Pitcairn Places”. The Pitcairn music was also played in the wedding celebrations. This music was also played on the stage performances. One of the big events that were held in Pitcairn was known as Bounty Day in which 3,000 people participated.
The Pictairners were dressed in the most colorful dresses that looked like that Hawaii dresses. They looked so rich and beautiful. The musicians sang sweet songs that are still remembered today.
The Pitcairn Anthem is the national anthem of the Pitcairn islands. God save the Queen is the official National Anthem of Norfolk Island, however, come ye blessed is the unofficial anthem that is sung at most island events. The Pitcairn singers were free in composing a song on the Pitcairn history. Some of the singers who created beautiful songs on the history of Pitcairn were Susan Pedle, Don Ehristian Reynolds, Peke Evans, Bevery Simpson and Kath King.
They sang and played music around the whole of the celebration week of Pitcairn. The celebration week was held in Pitcairn and the town was decorated so beautifully that hundreds of people came in the cars from far off to watch this Celebration week and enjoyed the music and dancing. As the singers sang the songs people cheered them by whistling and clapping. Such was the music of Pitcairn that everybody danced on the tunes of the music and made mercy. .