Playlist (14). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 606

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 14/02/2021 0004-0100 NZDT
REPEATING: Tue 16/02/2021 1605-1700 NZDT.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Green Ginger; Clare Céilí Band; Pete's Posse and The Fire.

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

1. Séamus Walshe & Eimear Reilly: The thirteen arches / The bridge at Newtown (3.15) (Seamus Connolly; Seamus Connolly) "Turas" Séamus Walshe, 2014. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 6694, Session #7273; Ng 3996]

2. The Fire: Rip the calico: Duncan Johnstone / I once was a taylor, I now have a knitter / Rip the calico (4.10) (PM Donald P MacLeod MBE; ; Traditional) "Marigold" The Fire 666449098093, 2021. (CD) [US] ( [Session #2863; -; Ng 1677]

3. John & James Carty: Polcaí: Gorman's polka / Méabh's polka (2.57) (Traditional; Séamus Begley) "The wavy bow collection" Racket Records RR015, 2020. (CD) [IE] ( [Session #14533; -]

4. Clare Céilí Band: Paddy's return / The Kilfenora jig / Chorus jig (4.40) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Turas ceoil" Clare Céilí Band 0719452221597, 2020. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 681, Session #948; Ng 4174, Session #949; Ng 4175, Session #947]

5. Lamond Gillespie, John Blake, Eamon Burke, Tommy Maree & Reg Hall: Lady Gordon / Johnny Henry's reel (2.39) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was great altogether: the continuing tradition of Irish music in London (disc 3) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 1072, Session #4954; Ng 996, Session #2209]

6. Spiers & Boden: The old Lancashire hornpipe / The third beekeeper (3.30) (Traditional; Jon Boden) "Beginner's guide to English folk, disc 3: folk groups" Nascenta NSBOX040/3, 2008. (CD) [EN]

7. Green Ginger: The Jubilee quadrille (1.55) (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) "Free Regency country dance" Green Ginger Band, 2014. (Digital file) [EN] (

8. Pete's Posse: Ya know, ya never know: Lee in the lowbush / Ode to playfulness / Ya know, ya never know (4.51) (Pete Sutherland; Oliver Scanlon; Pete Sutherland & Oliver Scanlon) "Ya know, ya never know (disc 2)" Epact Music, 2020. (CD) [US] (

9. da Prof N Starr: Merry Sullivan Growling (3.29) "DaProf N Starr, with host Dan Cole on WVBR Radio Sept 18, 2012" Nora Starr 0209b401, 2012. (CD) [US] (

10. The High Level Ranters: Meggy's foot (1.14) (Traditional) "Northumberland for ever" Topic 12TS186, 1968. (LP) [UK] (

11. Mick O'Brien: The Salley Gardens (2.37) (Traditional) "New Folk Records sampler 2" New Folk Records 2222, 2010. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 538, Session #1314]

12. Danny Meehan: Morrison's jig / Sixpenny money (2.29) (Traditional; Traditional) "Drimalost and beyond: traditional fiddle music from Donegal (disc 2)" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF008, 2011. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1343, Session #71; -]

13. Éalú: Reels: Gooseberry Fair / The trip to Port (2.27) (Seán Ryan; Seán Ryan) "A tune for the road" BT Ryan 5390108245454, 1998. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 6578, Session #9095; -]

14. Moving Cloud: George White's favourite / Touch me if you dare / The green mountain / Kiss your partner / Linen cap (5.03) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Moving Cloud" Green Linnet GLCD1150, 1995. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 712, Session #5306; Ng 1961; Ng 2336, Session #166; Ng 1051; Ng 1130]


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

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