Playlist (12). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 588

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
REPEATING: Tue 6/10/2020 1605-1700 NZDT.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: The Accordion Champions; McBain's Scottish Country Dance Band; Bobby Casey & Willie Clancy and Whirligig.

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

1. Toronto Police Pipe Band: Tom MacAllister / Bogan Logan / Loch Carron (5.20) (Traditional; Traditional; David Charles Mather) "World Pipe Band Championships 2000, vol 2" Monarch CDMON 842, 2000. (CD) [SC] ( [Snyder #2578; Session #1749; Snyder #3105]

2. Carleen Frazier-Adlam: Miss Wharton Duff strathspey / Cape Breton fiddlers' welcome to the Shetlands / Reconciliation reel / Happy-go-lucky clog (6.08) (William Marshall; Willie Hunter; Traditional; Donald MacLean) "On the Scottish side: a collection of Scottish fiddle tunes" Carleen Frazier-Adlam, 2001. (CD) [US] ( [Session #5977; Ng 2221, Session #1048; Ng 1653, Session #1977; Snyder #210]

3. Bobby Casey & Willie Clancy: Munster buttermilk (1.40) (Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (disc 1) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 155, Session #3456]

4. Horslips: The silver spire / Tie the bonnet / Crowley's reel (2.00) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Horslips (Celtic collections)" Celtic Collections KMC450, 1996. (Cassette) [IE] [Ng 1771, Session #240; Ng 1909, Session #136; Ng 423, Session #759]

5. Chris Armstrong: Hornpipes: Where the folk in hell sat / Mr F Octave Anno (2.50) (Chris Armstrong; Chris Armstrong) "Quantum leap" Lochshore CDLDL1295, 1999. (CD) [SC] (

6. Ceolbeg: Return of the Bunny: Archie Mackenzie of Dumbarton / Not the bunnyhop (4.41) (William McKelvie; Neil Dickie) "Cairn Water" Greentrax CDTRAX 188, 1999. (CD) [SC] (

7. Whirligig: Callanish / High over Bunachton (4.05) (Hamish Moore; Hamish Moore) "First frost" Lochshore CDLDL1302, 2001. (CD) [SC] (

8. Elle Osborne: The Esk Bridge hitch jig (2.04) (Elle Osborne) "Testimony" 9th House 9thHCD01, 1999. (CD) [EN] (

9. Mark Bazeley & Jason Rice: Jolly ploughboy / Barren rocks of Aden (3.11) (Traditional; James Mauchline) "Moor music" Veteran VT139CD, 2000. (CD) [UK] ( [Session #8948; Session #3640]

10. Gordon Gunn Band: Hogtie's reel / The wooden whale (3.57) (Phil Cunningham MBE; Alasdair Fraser) "Shoreside" Greentrax CDTRAX 204, 2000. (CD) [SC] ( [Ng 5259, Session #7537; Session #10495]

11. The Accordion Champions: Stramash: Donald Iain Rankine / Mrs Mary Printy / The New High Level (3.42) (Andrew Rankine; Iain T MacPhail; Andrew Rankine) "An audience with The Accordion Champions: live at the Salutation Hotel, Perth" Leonard Brown LBCD015, 2019. (CD) [SC] [Buchanan #279.1; Buchanan #652; -]

12. McBain's Scottish Country Dance Band: The winding road: Stornoway Bay / Smith's a gallant fireman / Castle in the air / Campbelltown Kiltie Ball (4.00) (Ian MacLeish; Traditional; Traditional; PM John A McLellan) "Let's all go Scottish country dancing" Rediffusion TRO174, 1971. (LP) [UK] [MyStrathspey #3643; MyStrathspey #1624; MyStrathspey #267; MyStrathspey #239]

Buchanan: Tom Buchanan's Scottish Tome

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.
For more on Radio Kidnappers programmes and broadcasters visit

Mitch and Robyn Park
(Folk on Sunday and Kidnappers Ceilidh, Radio Kidnappers 1431AM & 104.7FM)
1214 Louie Street
Hastings, NEW ZEALAND 4122. +64-6-8785395

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