Playlist (13). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 617

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
REPEATING: Tue 11/05/2021 1605-1700 NZST.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Robbie Hobkirk; AJ Srubas & Rina Rossi; Clare Céilí Band and Fidil.

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

1. Gary West: The coupit yowe: Wendy's favourite / The half-coupit yowe / The coupit yowe (4.30) (Gary West; Gary West; Gary West) "The Islay Ball" Greentrax CDTRAX 221, 2001. (CD) [SC] []

2. Cantrip: Felix the wrestler / Siobhan O Domhnaill's jig no. 2 / The choice wife (3.09) (Traditional; Siobhan O'Donnell; Traditional) "Silver" Foot Stompin' Records CDFSR1717, 2002. (CD) [IE] [] [Ng 2383, Session #11152; Session #819; Ng 4094, Session #8976]

3. Angus Lyon & Ruaridh Campbell: Grehan's farewell: MacArthur Road / Miss Michelle Grehan's farewell to her degree (3.20) (David Leslie Richardson; Angus Lyon) "Simple tricks" Lochshore CDLDL1310, 2002. (CD) [EN] [] [Ng 1172, Session #2221; Session #10321]

4. Fidil: The fantastic reel / Mhuineál a'bhardáil / The merry sisters (3.42) (Neil Doherty; Traditional; Traditional) "Decade" Raelach Records RR017, 2019. (CD) [IE] [] [Ng 602, Session #420; Ng 1362; Ng 7727, Session #1313]

5. Michael Gorman, Margaret Barry, Tommy McGuire & Pat Howley: Smash the windows / The frost is all over / Flannagan's ball / Off she goes (3.57) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Irish music in London pubs, edited by Peter Siegel" Folkways FW03575, 1965. (Digital album) [IE] [] [Ng 1785, Session #101; Ng 682, Session #448; Ng 1090, Session #264; Ng 1444, Session #1133]

6. The Lough Gill Quartet: The millpond / Mist on the meadow (3.10) (Traditional; Traditional) "Irish dance music, edited by Reg Hall" Folkways FW08821, 1973. (Digital album) [IE] [] [Ng 238, Session #830; Ng 1321, Session #1205]

7. AJ Srubas & Rina Rossi: Growling old man and growling old woman (2.17) (Traditional) "Old-time sweethearts (pt 2)" Dittyville, 2021. (Digital album) [US] [] [Session #1006]

8. Simon Fraser University Pipe Band: MacNeil's farewell to Barra (4.17) (Tom Muirhead) "On home ground, vol. 2" Greentrax CDTRAX 293, 2006. (CD) [SC] []

9. Robbie Hobkirk: De'il among the tailors (1.43) (Traditional) "Classic Celtic music from Smithsonian Folkways (Classic series vol. 20)" Smithsonian Folkways SFW40560CD, 2013. (Digital album) [SC] [] [Ng 502, Session #259]

10. Cathal Hayden: Splendid isolation / Mrs Lawrie's reel (3.54) (Brendan MacGlinchy; Brendan MacGlinchy) "Sound neighbours" Smithsonian Folkways SFW40544CD, 2007. (Digital album) [IE] [] [Ng 219, Session #200; -]

11. John & James Carty: Flatbush: The Flatbush waltz / Colonel McBain / Joe Cassidy's reel (4.16) (Andy Statman; Traditional; Tommy Peoples) "The wavy bow collection" Racket Records RR015, 2020. (CD) [US] [] [Session #3809; Ng 361, Session #102; Session #7938]

12. Clare Céilí Band: The Duke of Leinster / The Dublin reel (2.25) (Traditional; Traditional) "Turas ceoil" Clare Céilí Band 0719452221597, 2020. (CD) [IE] [] [Ng 557, Session #1385; Ng 3348, Session #384]

13. Northumberland Down Under team: Keep your feet still, Geordie hinny / Now is the hour (3.35) (Traditional; M:Clement Scott W:Maewa Kaihau) "Northumberland down under: New Zealand tour 2001" Private recording, 2004. (Cassette) [NZ] [Roud 6862; -]


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

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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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