Playlist (11). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 555

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 9/02/2020 0004-0100 NZDT
REPEATING: Tue 11/02/2020 1605-1700 NZDT.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Haltadans; The Simon Howie Scottish Dance Band; Mark Grobner and Dick Weissman.

Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Séamus Ennis: The frieze britches (6.36) (Traditional) "The wandering minstrel: Séamus Ennis uillean pipes" Topic 12TS250, 1974. (LP) [UK] ( [Ng 6815, Session #34]

2. Seamus Egan: Tournesol (5.55) (Seamus Egan) "Early bright" THL Records THL0003, 2020. (CD) [US] (

3. Séamus Walshe: Quinn of Armagh / Hogan's Pass (3.06) (Ed Reavy; Seán Ryan) "Clare accordion" Séamus Walshe 53915240290604, 1996. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 5731, Session #10601; Ng 4286, Session #9936]

4. Horslips: King of the fairies (3.24) (Traditional) "Horslips (Celtic collections)" Celtic Collections KMC450, 1996. (Cassette) [IE] [Ng 1043, Session #475]

5. Michael Hebbert: Logan Water / Orkney rope waltz / Pete's peerie boat / Albert's hornpipe (5.03) (Traditional; Traditional; Dr Tom Anderson; Traditional) "The Rampin' Cat: songs, ballads and English country dance tunes, played on the Jeffries Duet concertina" Free Reed FRR009, 1977. (LP) [UK] ( [Session #15308; Session #13443; MyStrathspey #1457; Kerr 3 #355]

6. Joël Fafard: Clickity clack (2.22) (Joël Fafard) "And another thing" Bayard Island Music JFI-2, 2006. (CD) [CA] (

7. Mark Grobner: An tSean bhean bhocht (2.33) (Traditional) "String tides: hammered dulcimer through the years" Deerpath Music DP0119, 2019. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 1752]

8. Dick Weissman: Headed West (2.51) (Dick Weissman) "No ceiling, disc 2: instrumentals" Longbridge 700261477213, 2019. (CD) [US] (

9. Haltadans: Doon da rooth / Papa Stour sword dance / Da Yakki drogan (5.12) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Light ida lum" Haltadans MJELG002, 2019. (CD) [ZE] ( [-; Session #8622; -]

10. McBain's Scottish Country Dance Band: Earlstoun Loch: Waverley Steps / Daphne Taylor (2.56) (Robert Black; David Thornton) "Let's all go Scottish country dancing" Pye TRO174, 1971. (LP) [UK] [MyStrathspey #1956; MyStrathspey #5264]

11. The Simon Howie Scottish Dance Band: The Rhodesian Regiment / 79th's farewell to Gibraltar / Karen Howie of Findony (3.42) (PM Peter Roderick MacLeod; PM John MacDonald; Ron Kerr) "The 2020 sound" Findony Music HOWIE04CD, 2019. (CD) [SC] ( [Session #8941; MyStrathspey #3744; -]

Kerr x: Kerr's merry melodies volume x

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