Playlist (13). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 576

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 5/07/2020 0004-0100 NZST
REPEATING: Tue 7/07/2020 1605-1700 NZST.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Vi Wickam & Paul Anastasio; Jake Blount & Tatiana Hargreaves; Séamus Walshe and Rebecca Richman.

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

1. Gordon Duncan: Thunderstruck / Angus Thing (4.32) (Angus & Malcolm Young; Gordon Duncan) "Thunderstruck" Greentrax CDTRAX 241, 2003. (CD) [SC] (

2. Rebecca Richman: Eglantine / Kevin Keegan's waltz (4.25) (Cliff Stapleton; Traditional) "Rebecca Richman" Rebecca Richman, 2018. (CD) [US] ( [TUNEdb #9940; Ng 4524, Session #8798]

3. Con Cassidy: Seán sa cheo (1.40) (Traditional) "Con Cassidy: traditional fiddle music from Donegal" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF004, 2007. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1750, Session #177]

4. Northumberland Down Under team: Hesleyside reel / Roxburgh Castle (2.50) (Tommy Elliot; Traditional) "Northumberland down under: New Zealand tour 2001" Private recording, 2004. (Cassette) [NZ] [Session #3551; Ng 1245]

5. Dan Possumato: Maid on the green / Anthony Frawley's (3.27) (Traditional; Traditional) "The last pint" Dan Possumato OBR005, 2018. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 1189, Session #1831; Ng 3872, Session #1198]

6. Shannonside Ceili Band: Selection of marching tunes: O'Donnell abu / Let Erin remember (2.06) (Traditional; Traditional) "Ceili House" Columbia SCX6218, 1971. (LP) [US] [Ng 1442, Session #7309; Ng 5478, Session #10789]

7. Vi Wickam & Paul Anastasio: Louisiana ruckus (2.35) (Vi Wickam) "Swingin' at the Savoy" Wickam Music WMCD2001, 2020. (CD) [US] (

8. Jake Blount & Tatiana Hargreaves: English chicken (3.41) (Traditional) "Spider tales" Free Dirt Records DIRT-CD-0097, 2019. (CD) [US] (

9. Séamus Walshe: Eddie Kelly's jig / McCumiskey's (2.09) (Eddie Kelly; Billy McComiskey) "Traditional music of Ireland on button accordion: re-release of the acclaimed 1981 album" Séamus Walshe 689232078300, 2002. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 571, Session #725; Ng 2863, Session #9513]

10. The Berkeley Scottish Players: The red house / Miss Drummond of Perth's favourite Scotch measure / Pringle's quickstep (5.45) (Traditional; Robert Petrie; John Pringle) "A camp of pleasure: ancient and modern music for dancing" Cabbage Records 101, 1976. (LP) [US] ( [MyStrathspey #1511; MyStrathspey #6747; MyStrathspey #1483]

11. The Charlie Jemmett Scottish Country Dance Band: Garry strathspey: Primrose polka (3.41) (Bobby Brown) "Down south: music for Scottish country dance" Kiwi SLC-142, 1976. (LP) [NZ] ( [Session #3860]

12. Danny Meehan: Australian waters (1.47) (Traditional) "It was great altogether: the continuing tradition of Irish music in London (disc 2) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 2021, Session #2607]

13. Scuttlebutt: Leave her, Johnny (5.30) (Traditional) "Tall ships" Soundside SB01, 2000. (CD) [US] ( [Roud 354, TUNEdb 81709]


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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Hastings, NEW ZEALAND 4122. +64-6-8785395
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