Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 368
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 1/05/2016 0004-0100 NZST
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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music. May Day!

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

1. Liz Carroll, Mick Moloney: Miss McLeod's reel / Wissahickon Drive / Fermoy lassies / Morse Avenue (4.49) (Traditional; Liz Carroll; Traditional; Liz Carroll) "Irish women musicians in America" Shanachie 79053, 1995. (CD) [US] (

2. Oisín Mac Diarmada & Samantha Harvey: Bright May morning / Fowler on the moor (3.44) (Traditional; Traditional) "The green branch: an géagán glas" Ceol Productions CPCD004, 2015. (CD) [IE] (

3. Shannonside Ceili Band: The sweets of May (0.55) (Traditional) "Ceili House" Columbia SCX6218, 1971. (LP) [US] ()

4. Magpie Lane: Round about the maypole / Asiatic (5.04) (John Malchair; John Malchair) "Six for gold" Beautiful Jo Records BEJOCD42, 2002. (CD) [EN] (

5. Aryeh Frankfurter: Samhradh, samhradh / Farewell to Ireland (6.04) (Traditional; Traditional) "Celtic harp: the morning dew" ARC Music EUCD1791, 2003. (CD) [UK] (

6. FullSet: The first of winter (3.43) (Michael Harrison) "Notes between the lines" Fullset Records FSRCD003, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

7. Líosa Murphy: The coming of spring / The lilting fisherman / Paddy O'Brien's jig (4.36) (Paddy O'Brien The Elder; Paddy Killoran; Paddy Fahy) "Skylark" Lisa Murphy 887516979699, 2014. (CD) [IE] (

8. Gordon McLeod: Johnny O'Leary's polka / Din Tarrant's polka / Kelly's polka (2.54) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Just fiddlin" Gordon McLeod 889211759149, 2015. (CD) [US] (

9. Éamon McGivney: The gallowglass / Gilbert Clancy's jig (2.45) (Nathaniel Gow; ) "Eamon McGivney: 16 tracks of traditional Irish music on fiddle from Longford and Clare" Draoinscath PORCD019, 2014. (CD) [IE] (

10. Brian O'Loughlin: Kiss the maid: Beautiful goldfinch / Kiss the maid behind the barrel / The humours of Castlefin (4.05) (Marcus Hernon; Traditional; Traditional) "Well for some" Custy's Music 5391502518427, 2015. (CD) [IE] (

11. Dónal McCague: The Granshaw boys / The Three County Hollow / The sporting lads of Scotstown (3.26) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Our dear Dark Mountain with the sky over it" Dark Mountain Records 689232110666, 2014. (CD) [IE] (

12. Arum: Lakeshore Drive: Saleen Lake / Beechwood bound / The Drumderg (3.45) (Karen Hickey; Martin Barry; Alan Reid) "Arum" Arum, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

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

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