Playlist (16). Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 574

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 21/06/2020 0004-0100 NZST
REPEATING: Tue 23/06/2020 1605-1700 NZST.

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.
Today: Spot the possessive with Doc Watson & Gaither Carlton; The Bottle Bank Band and The Border Directors.

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

1. Haltadans: Osterøy Sunday morning (3.15) (John Clark) "Light ida lum" Haltadans MJELG002, 2019. (CD) [ZE] (

2. Blair Douglas: Tears on Tràigh Mhòr (3.18) (Blair Douglas) "The flyer" Blair Douglas SKYECD60, 2019. (CD) [SC] (

3. Jake Blount & Tatiana Hargreaves: Blackbird says to the crow (2.20) (Traditional) "Spider tales" Free Dirt Records DIRT-CD-0097, 2019. (CD) [US] (

4. Lucie Périer & Orwin Hébert: Charlie Harris's reel 1 / Charlie Harris's reel 2 (2.12) (Traditional; Traditional) "Apples in winter" Collectif Anémochore, 2019. (CD) [FR] ( [Ng 300, Session #2039; Ng 3440, Session #1871]

5. The Old Swan Band: Batt Henry's barn dance (3.07) (Traditional) "Fortyfived" Wildgoose Studios WGS434CD, 2019. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 6137, Session #5412]

6. The Border Directors: Wilson's fish / The Dogger Bank (3.20) (Kim Bibby-Wilson; Traditional) "Lowp till ye cowp: music in the tradition from Northumberland and the Borders" Laidly Worm WORM012, 2014. (CD) [EN] (mailto:

7. The Bottle Bank Band: Spence's tent / The lads like beer / The quayside (2.55) (Traditional; James Hill; James Hill) "The lads like beer: the fiddle music of James Hill's Tyneside" Mitchell Music MM01, 2013. (CD) [SC] ( [VWMLDT #95895; VWMLDT #95892; Session #2740]

8. Nan Landers: Nan Landers' hornpipe (1.27) (Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (disc 1) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 1245, Session #4628]

9. Éalú: Reels: Redican's reel / A tune for the road (2.24) (Traditional; Seán Ryan) "A tune for the road" BT Ryan 5390108245454, 1998. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1101, Session #1523; Ng 6223]

10. Vincent Griffin: Paddy Ryan's dream / Mamma's pet (1.44) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (disc 3) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 1523, Session #79; -; Ng 1523]

11. Doc Watson & Gaither Carlton: Brown's dream (1.44) (Traditional) "Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton" Smithsonian Folkways SFW40235, 2020. (CD) [US] ( [TML #5342]

12. Dick Weissman: Raenel's wedding dance (2.42) (Dick Weissman) "No ceiling, disc 2: instrumentals" Longbridge 700261477213, 2019. (CD) [US] (

13. Mark Grobner: A childhood's dream (2.23) (David Qualey) "String tides: hammered dulcimer through the years" Deerpath Music DP0119, 2019. (CD) [US] (

14. Máirín Fahy: Reel in Auckland: The coalminer's reel / Primrose lasses / Redhaired lass (3.10) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "The reel thing" Universal Music NZ UMD74047, 1998. (CD) [NZ] ( [Ng 348, Session #1617; Ng 1617, Session #789; Ng 2245, Session #1716]

15. Michael D Philip: Waltzes: Eddie Wilson's waltz / Lass in the green dress / Ann Murray of Sangsters (3.50) (Michael D Philip; Michael D Philip; Michael D Philip) "An audience with The Accordion Champions: live at the Salutation Hotel, Perth" Leonard Brown LBCD015, 2019. (CD) [SC]

16. The Simon Howie Scottish Dance Band: O'Kane's march / Oonie's march / Pat McLaren (4.37) (Brian O'Kane; Graeme Mitchell; PM Willie Ross) "The 2020 sound" Findony Music HOWIE04CD, 2019. (CD) [SC] ( [Session #6898; Session #7716; -]


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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