Playlist (13). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 553

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 26/01/2020 0004-0100 NZDT
REPEATING: Tue 28/01/2020 1605-1700 NZDT.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Frank & Allie Lee; The Lonesome Ace Stringband; Dick Weissman and Seamus Egan.

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

1. Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band & Boghall and Bathgate Juveniles: 3/4 marches: The road to Glendaruel / The bloody fields of Flanders (2.21) (Traditional; PM John A McLellan) "Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band in concert" Monarch CDMON 857, 2004. (CD) [SC] ( [MyStrathspey #6680; Session #14996]

2. Seamus Egan: B bump bounce (4.51) (Seamus Egan) "Early bright" THL Records THL0003, 2020. (CD) [US] (

3. Séamus Walshe: Fisherman's Island / Highest hill in Sligo (3.32) (Ed Reavy; Ed Reavy) "Clare accordion" Séamus Walshe 53915240290604, 1996. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 636, Session #181; Ng 3988, Session #5295]

4. Kevin Burke: Dinny Delaney's / The yellow wattle (2.36) (Traditional; Traditional) "If the cap fits" Private recording, 2008. (CD) [IE] [Ng 514, Session #185; Ng 2089, Session #1237]

5. Frank & Allie Lee: Sugar in the gourd (2.02) (Traditional) "Treat a stranger right" Bake Tone, 2019. (CD) [US] ( [TML #9834]

6. Joe Hutton: Crawley Dene / Powburn lads (3.23) (Jack Armstrong; Jack Armstrong) "Joe Hutton in concert at Cullercoats" FARNE JHCD2003, 2003. (CD) [] ( [Session #12723; -]

7. Calum Johnston: Nam biodh agam giobal bodaich (0.34) (Traditional) "Dhannsadh gun dannsadh: dance-songs of the Scottish Gaels (Scottish tradition vol. 28)" Greentrax CDTRAX9028, 2019. (CD) [SC] (

8. Chris Prowse: Tune with no name / Veinte anos (4.38) (Chris Prowse; Chris Prowse) "Sweet the bleep" Proco PROCO3, 2019. (CD) [NZ] (

9. Whimzik with Hanna Wiskari: Januaripolskan (2.15) (Hanna Wiskari Griffiths) "Polska dot tour" Glenn Kastrinos 888295803823, 2019. (CD) [NZ] (

10. Patrick McAvinue: Ballou (3.43) (Patrick McAvinue) "Perfect fit" Patrick McAvinue MCA-CD-001, 2019. (CD) [US] (

11. Dunedin Scottish Fiddle Orchestra: The Kirriemuir set: Sidlaw Hills / Bulgarian red / The high drive reel (7.11) (Jim Watson; Charlie McKerron; Gordon Duncan) "Far and wide" DSFO, 2018. (CD) [NZ] ( [Session #16672; Session #2107; Session #4428]

12. Dick Weissman: Banjo Pete's skullduggery (2.34) (Dick Weissman) "No ceiling, disc 2: instrumentals" Longbridge 700261477213, 2019. (CD) [US] (

13. The Lonesome Ace Stringband: Farewell medley: Highlanders farewell / Monroe's farewell to Long Hollow (3.34) (Traditional; Bill Monroe) "Modern old-time sounds for the bluegrass and folksong jamboree" Ace Music D185277, 2019. (CD) [CA] ( [MyStrathspey #2298; -]


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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