Playlist (12). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 551

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 12/01/2020 0004-0100 NZDT
REPEATING: Tue 14/01/2020 1605-1700 NZDT.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Dick Weissman & Chico Schwall; Seamus Egan; Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer and Chris Prowse.

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

1. Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band: The B52 / Donald Cameron's powderhorn / Salute to Cap Caval / Rodney Hull, QC / Mrs Donald MacPherson / Miss Ann MacKechnie / Bruce and the troopers / Dancing feet / The Highlandman kissed his mother (6.16) (Eric Rigler; Traditional; Bob Worrall; PM Bill Livingstone; Donald MacPherson; Iain MacDonald; Ryan MacNeil; PM George S MacLennan; Niel Gow) "World Pipe Band Championships 2004, vol 1" Monarch CDMON 859, 2004. (CD) [SC] ( [-; -; -; -; -; -; Session #16586; MyStrathspey #368; Session #4314]

2. d'Bize: Piper through the meadow straying / Larry's hornpipe (4.02) (Traditional; Traditional) "Storm party" Echowreckids EWCD001, 2016. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 6125, Session #1469; Session #1469]

3. Colin Ross & Johnny Handle: Sweet Hesleyside / Bonny North Tyne (3.18) (Traditional; William Ballantyne) "Northumberland down under: New Zealand tour 2001" Private recording, 2004. (Cassette) [NZ] [Session #17810; Session #12192]

4. Chris Prowse: Soul lament (2.44) (Kenny Burrell) "Sweet the bleep" Proco PROCO3, 2019. (CD) [NZ] (

5. Dunedin Scottish Fiddle Orchestra: Kim's piping set: Cathcart / Riding on a hand car / The river bend / Capers (5.14) (Phil Cunningham; Traditional; Dan R MacDonald; Traditional) "Far and wide" DSFO, 2018. (CD) [NZ] ( [Session #12656; Session #389; Snyder #357; Snyder

6. Dick Weissman & Chico Schwall: Two banjos are better than one (1.58) (Dick Weissman) "No ceiling, disc 2: instrumentals" Longbridge 700261477213, 2019. (CD) [US] (

7. Séamus Walshe: O'Donnell's hornpipe / Caroline O'Neill's hornpipe (3.05) (Traditional; Traditional) "Traditional music of Ireland on button accordion: re-release of the acclaimed 1981 album" Séamus Walshe 689232078300, 2002. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1443, Session #7139; Ng 281]

8. Seamus Egan: Six then five (4.47) (Seamus Egan) "Early bright" THL Records THL0003, 2020. (CD) [US] (

9. Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer: Twelfth Street rag (2.36) (Euday L Bowman) "Wahoo!" Community Music 700261477435, 2019. (CD) [US] (

10. Mary Mac Namara: No names (2.20) (Traditional) "Anglo international (disc 1)" Folk Sound FSCD 70, 2005. (CD) [EN] (

11. Patrick McAvinue: Father Kelly's reel / Reconciliation / MacArthur Road (5.04) (Fr PJ Kelly; Traditional; David Leslie Richardson) "Perfect fit" Patrick McAvinue MCA-CD-001, 2019. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 617, Session #791; Ng 1653, Session #1977; Ng 1172, Session

12. Alasdair Fraser, Muriel Johnstone & Natalie Haas: Goodnight an' joy be wi' ye a' / Gates of Edinburgh / The bottom of the punch bowl / The cairdin' o' 't (3.06) (Traditional; Traditional; James Oswald; Traditional) "Legacy of the Scottish fiddle vol 2: tunes from the life & land of Robert Burns" Greentrax CUL 120, 2004. (CD) [SC] ( [-; -; TUNEdb #6142; Ng 262]


Radio Kidnappers extends thanks to the companies and individuals who have provided recordings for review/play on Folk on Sunday and Kidnappers Ceilidh. Feedback is welcome, especially if we get the song attributions wrong.
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