Playlist (12). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 602

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 17/01/2021 0004-0100 NZDT
REPEATING: Tue 19/01/2021 1605-1700 NZDT.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Pete's Posse; The SíFiddlers; Fidil and Chuck Fleming.

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

1. Simon Fraser University Pipe Band: March evolution: Carradale Bay / The Toronto Scottish Regiment / The Centenary Jewel (5.04) (Tom Muirhead; John Wilson & C Glendinning; Phil Cunningham MBE) "On home ground, vol. 1" Greentrax CDTRAX 283, 2005. (CD) [SC] ( [-; -; Session #10219]

2. Chuck Fleming: Free trade / The lads like beer (1.42) (James Hill; James Hill) "The lads like beer: the fiddle music of James Hill's Tyneside" Mitchell Music MM01, 2013. (CD) [SC] ( [VWMLDT #95916; VWMLDT #95892]

3. Tumbling Tom: Jig set: Dingle Regatta / Merrily kiss the Quaker / Tripping upstairs (4.05) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Tumbling Tom sampler" Tumbling Tom, 2007. (CD) [EN] ( [Ng 4520, TMLpub #2641; Ng 1271, Session #70; Ng 1976, Session #111]

4. El McMeen: Once to every man and nation / Joshua fit the battle of Jericho (3.26) (Thomas John Williams; Traditional) "Amazing Grace" Piney Ridge Music PRM112, 2006. (CD) [US] ( [Cyberhymnal #5200; Roud 10074]

5. Northumberland Down Under team: The Lady's well / Elsey's waltz (3.06) (Archie Dagg; Archie Dagg) "Northumberland down under: New Zealand tour 2001" Private recording, 2004. (Cassette) [NZ] [Session #7829; Session #6552]

6. Mark Saul: Beyond (3.39) (Mark Saul) "Mixolydian" Greentrax CDTRAX 267, 2004. (CD) [SC] (

7. Pete's Posse: John's next adventure / Quindaro hornpipe / George Booker (4.08) (Pete Sutherland & Oliver Scanlon; Traditional; Traditional) "Ya know, ya never know (disc 2)" Epact Music, 2020. (CD) [US] ( [-; Session #1172; Session #8149]

8. Bob Zentz: Flight of the haggis / Napoleon's crossing (3.33) (Bob Zentz; Bob Zentz) "It's about time" Soundside H2O-003, 2004. (CD) [US] (

9. Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas: Da slockitt light (3.49) (Dr Tom Anderson) "Fire and grace" Culburnie CUL 121, 2004. (CD) [SC] [Ng 2397, Session #1863]

10. Angus & Kenneth Mackenzie: Paul K's strathspey / The Rothiemurchus rant / Mary's fancy / Mutt's favourite / Bodach na tri ordagan (3.59) (Jamie MacInnes; Traditional; Traditional; Jerry Holland; Traditional) "The piper & the maker" Greentrax CDTRAX 265, 2004. (CD) [SC] ( [-; Snyder #1957; Snyder #1168; Ng 4221, Session #6482; Session #11969]

11. Fidil: The first draft (3.33) (Siobhán Peoples) "Decade" Raelach Records RR017, 2020. (CD) [IE] (

12. The SíFiddlers: Stirling Castle strathspey / Spey and spate / The Gladstone (3.42) (Dr Charles Bannatyne; James Scott Skinner; James Scott Skinner) "Donegal fiddle" The SíFiddlers SIF001, 2020. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1835, Session #1762; Ng 1806, Buchanan #222.1; Snyder #1027]


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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(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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