Playlist (12). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 575

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 28/06/2020 0004-0100 NZST
REPEATING: Tue 30/06/2020 1605-1700 NZST.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: The Nell & Jim Band; Hingin' By A Threed; Peter Clark & Gregor Lowrey and Iontach.

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

1. Iain MacInnes: Eliza Ross's reel / Gilbert of the Antarctic / James MacLellan's favourite (4.30) (Traditional; Iain MacInnes; Duncan Johnstone) "Tryst" Greentrax CDTRAX 182, 1999. (CD) [SC] ( [Session #3473; -; Session #9939]

2. Forster Charlton & Colin Caisley: Salmon tails up the water / The herd on the hill / Sweet Hesleyside (2.44) (Traditional; Tom Clough; Traditional) "Wild hills o' Wannie: the small pipes of Northumbria" Topic 12TS227, 1974. (LP) [UK] ( [Session #2903; Session #6175; Session #17810]

3. John Kirkpatrick & Ashley Hutchings: Haste to the wedding / The triumph / Off she goes (6.30) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "The compleat dancing master" Island Records HELP17, 1974. (LP) [UK] [Ng 809, TML #4364; Session #4059; Ng 1444, Session #1133]

4. Shepard's Folly: Niel Gow's lament for his second wife (4.26) (Niel Gow) "Shepard’s Folly" Phil Shepard 49288 10032, 2001. (CD) [US] ( [Session #1892]

5. Marcus Turner: Princess Royal / Sonny's mazurka (3.39) (Turlough O'Carolan; Traditional) "The best is yet to come" Cityfolk, 1983. (LP) [NZ] ( [Ng 3189; Ng 1795, Session #5476]

6. Máire Ni Chathasaigh & Chris Newman: Hewlett (2.28) (Turlough O'Carolan) "The Carolan albums" Old Bridge OBMCD06, 1994. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 826, Session #1468]

7. The Nell & Jim Band: Clinch Mountain backstep (5.00) (Traditional) "Western sun" Whippoorwill Arts NJBCD0690, 2020. (CD) [US] (

8. Peter Clark & Gregor Lowrey: Auld Robin Gray (3.44) (Rev William Leeves) "The lads like beer: the fiddle music of James Hill's Tyneside" Mitchell Music MM01, 2013. (CD) [SC] ( [Folktunefinder #1507]

9. Néillidh Boyle: Farewell to the green hills (2.02) (Traditional) "A feeling in the blood: traditional fiddle music from Donegal (disc 2)" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF007, 2010. (CD) [IE] (

10. Iontach: The nervous man / The harvest moon / The four leafed shamrock (3.46) (Paddy O'Brien; Paddy O'Brien; Paddy O'Brien) "Cuan" Iontach IONCD180, 2019. (CD) [DE] ( [Ng 1401, Session #3247; Ng 2258, Session #3679; Ng 5733]

11. Hingin' By A Threed: Merry blacksmith / Mountain road (2.15) (Traditional; Michael Gorman) "Hingin' By A Threed" Hingin' By A Threed E96D0659, 2019. (CD) [SC] ( [Ng 1272, Session #72; Ng 1350]

12. Jim MacLeod and his band: Mairi's wedding / The Deveron reel / Welcome to Dunblane (5.24) (Traditional; Iain MacFadyen; Jim MacLeod) "Jim MacLeod's golden hour of Scottish dancing" Pye GH 536, 1965. (LP) [UK] [Ng 1202, MyStrathspey #1059; Session #5499; MyStrathspey #1792]


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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