Playlist (14). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 569

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 17/05/2020 0004-0100 NZST
REPEATING: Tue 19/05/2020 1605-1700 NZST.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Jimmy Little & Kathy Anderson; The Simon Howie Scottish Dance Band; Séamus Walshe and Frank George.

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

1. Séamus Walshe: Swallow's nest / Katie's fancy / Munster bacon (3.05) (Ed Reavy; Traditional; Traditional) "Clare accordion" Séamus Walshe 53915240290604, 1996. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 5060, Session #5695; Ng 1013, Session #3701; Ng 1371, Session 2684]

2. Hanz Araki: The hairy chested frog / The fairy hurlers / The hare's paw / The hairy dogleaf (4.07) (Bobby Casey; Traditional; Traditional; Francis O'Connor) "At our next meeting" Little Sea Records 666449041297, 2019. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 5715; Ng 696, Session #11839; Ng 807, Session #1462; Ng 2570, Session #2185]

3. Todd Menton: Kitchen girl [Menton] (4.34) (Todd Menton) "Where will you land" New Folk Records 6952, 2003. (CD) [US] (

4. Tabache: Waves of Rush / The Duke of Fife's welcome to Deeside / Touching cloth (5.17) (Aidan O'Rourke; James Scott Skinner; James Kelly) "Waves of Rush" Lochshore CDLDL1283, 1999. (CD) [SC] ( [Session #2531; Snyder #732; Ng 918, Session #1413]

5. Aryeh Frankfurter: The morning dew (5.10) (Traditional) "Celtic harp: the morning dew" ARC Music EUCD1791, 2003. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 1340, Session #69]

6. Néillidh Boyle: The River Roe (1.35) (Traditional) "A feeling in the blood: traditional fiddle music from Donegal (disc 1)" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF007, 2010. (CD) [IE] (

7. Frank George: Liza Jane (1.45) (Traditional) "Just around the bend: survival and revival in Southern banjo sounds (disc 1)" Smithsonian Folkways SFW40207, 2019. (CD) [US] ( [Roud 825, Randolph #435]

8. Olga Mischula & Kermash: Introduction and czardas (1.36) (A Zigankov) "The art of the Belorussian dulcimer" ARC Music EUCD1477, 1998. (CD) [UK] (

9. Jimmy Little & Kathy Anderson: Underhand / The steamboat (3.12) (Traditional; Traditional) "The lads like beer: the fiddle music of James Hill's Tyneside" Mitchell Music MM01, 2013. (CD) [SC] ( [VWMLDT #95896; Ng 749, Session #312]

10. Stephen Baldwin: Haste to the wedding (0.40) (Traditional) "Here's one you'll like, I think" Musical Traditions MTDL364, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 809, TML #4364]

11. Robert Harbron: Rubbertoes (2.55) (Robert Harbron) "English international (disc 3)" Folk Sound FSCD 80, 2008. (CD) [EN] (

12. Freeland Barbour: North American reels: Sally was a good 'un / Bowing the strings (1.56) (Traditional; Ivor Smith) "Scottish ceilidh music: the finest sounds in Scottish accordian music (vol. 1)" REL Records RECD494, 1994. (CD) [SC] (

13. Rory Campbell: The grappa groove / Caitha's jig / The Straits of Corfu / The night we had the goats / Nighan caillach nan ceare (4.47) (Eilidh Shaw; Rory Campbell; Eddie McGuire; Traditional; Traditional) "Third grand concert of piping" Greentrax CDTRAX 260, 2004. (CD) [SC] (

14. The Simon Howie Scottish Dance Band: Sophia's favourite: The craic at Clashmore Hall / Captain Carswell / Brian Bell (3.51) (Phil Cunningham MBE; PM Willie N Lawrie; George Bell) "The 2020 sound" Findony Music HOWIE04CD, 2019. (CD) [SC] ( [Session #14943; Ng 3920, Session #3512; MyStrathspey #5096]

Randolph: Vance Randolph, Ozark Folksongs (1946-1950).

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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