Playlist (14). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 607

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 21/02/2021 0004-0100 NZDT
REPEATING: Tue 23/02/2021 1605-1700 NZDT.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Celtic Fiddle Festival; Fidil; The Kokatahi Band and Doc & Merle Watson.

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

1. The Scott Wood Band: McCready's (5.46) (Scott Wood) "Upsurge" Oak Ridge Records ORR01CD, 2015. (CD) [SC] (

2. Néillidh Boyle: The moving clouds (1.58) (Néillidh Boyle) "A feeling in the blood: traditional fiddle music from Donegal (disc 2)" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF007, 2010. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1357, Session #1091]

3. Danny Meehan: The long german: Lucy Farr's barndance / The long German (2.03) (Traditional) "Drimalost and beyond: traditional fiddle music from Donegal (disc 1)" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF008, 2011. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1169, Session #1307; Ng 5918]

4. Con Cassidy: Lad O'Beirne's hornpipe (1.59) (Ed Reavy) "Con Cassidy: traditional fiddle music from Donegal" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF004, 2007. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1067, folktunefinder #23903]

5. Troy MacGillivray & Shane Cook: Not for radio set: Cadre style of jig / Le tourment / Gigue de Joliette / Reel de Napoleon / Reel de Béatrice (8.24) (Jean-Paul Loyer; ; Joseph Allard; Traditional) "When here meets there" Trolleymac 620953332920, 2008. (CD) [CA] ( [Snyder #5457; Session #6148; Snyder #5425; Snyder #5458; Snyder #1130]

6. Paul Anderson & George Donald: Hungarian dance no. 5 (2.27) (Johannes Brahms) "Home and beauty" Greentrax CDTRAX340, 2009. (CD) [SC] (

7. Doc & Merle Watson: Guitar polka (2.19) (Traditional) "Songs Doc didn't sing" FLi CD3001-2, 2020. (CD) [US] (

8. Rolf Svensson, Kenneth Lindberg, Jörgen Axelson: Polska [Lilja] (1.37) (A Pettersson) "The music of Sweden" ARC Music EUCD1718, 2002. (CD) [UK] ( [FolkWiki #3797]

9. The Kokatahi Band: Northern Lights of old Aberdeen / I belong tae Glasgae (3.16) (Mel & Mary Webb; Will Fyffe) "The centenary album" Kiwi CD SLC-274, 2009. (CD) [NZ] ( [Buchanan #567.1; Buchanan #567.2]

10. Tumbling Tom: Perfect cure / Uncle's jig (2.07) (Traditional; Traditional) "Beats working" Tumbling Tom, 1999. (CD) [EN] ( [TMLpub #008051; TMLpub #10528]

11. Edmond Murphy & Mick Gorman: Limerick lasses / Come west along the road (2.06) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (disc 2) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 1127, Session #516; Ng 364, Session #474]

12. Andrew Cronshaw: The cuckoo / The blacksmith (3.36) (Traditional; Traditional) "Beginner's guide to English folk, disc 2: folk routes" Nascenta NSBOX040/2, 2008. (CD) [EN] () [Roud 413; Roud 816]

13. Fidil: The Earl of Dalkieth / Ard na dTaibhsí (2.29) (Traditional; Ciarán Ó Maonaigh) "Decade" Raelach Records RR017, 2019. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 7723, MyStrathspey #364; Ng 7724]

14. Celtic Fiddle Festival: Cairngorm mountain / Kohler's hornpipe (3.46) (Traditional; Traditional) "Travels with Loftus Music" Loftus LM011, 2020. (CD) [US] ( [Session #3971; Snyder #165]

Buchanan: Tom Buchanan's Scottish Tome

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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Mitch and Robyn Park
(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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