Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 369
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 8/05/2016 0004-0100 NZST
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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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

1. Gallowglass Ceili Band: Paddy on the railroad / Miss McLeod (2.37) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Wearin' of the green: traditional Irish rhythms in strict tempo for dancing" Columbia 33MS 1090, 1959. (LP) [AU]

2. John Kennedy: Jackson's return / Open the door (3.44) "The girls along the road: traditional songs, ballads and whistle tunes from Co. Antrim" Veteran VT137CD, 1999. (CD) [UK] (

3. The McPeake Family: The Derry hornpipe (1.41) (Traditional) "The McPeake family" Topic 12T 87, 1962. (LP) [UK] (

4. Willie Clancy: The Killavel fancy / The dogs among the bushes (2.34) (Traditional; Traditional) "Willie Clancy, the minstrel from Clare" Topic 12T175, 1967. (LP) [UK] (

5. Alistair Anderson: Sheehan's reel / The dawn (2.20) (Traditional; Traditional) "Traditional tunes" Front Hall FHR-08, 1976. (LP) [US]

6. The Beers Family: Speed the plow [3] (2.10) "Introducing the Beers family: an American folk tradition" CBS BP473236, 1965. (LP) [US]

7. Lisa Null, Karen Ashbrook: Wauwatosa (2.24) (Lisa Null) "Legacies, disc 2: Newer songs and tunes" Folk-Legacy CD-145B, 2015. (CD) [US] (

8. Dessie Kelliher, Brian O'Loughlin & Tom Delany: Larry's favourite / Man of the house / The hunter's house (4.13) (Paddy O'Brien The Elder; Traditional; Ed Reavy) "Well for some" Custy's Music 5391502518427, 2015. (CD) [IE] (

9. Freya Rae & Louis Bingham: Freya's waltz (3.27) (Paul Rae) "Curlicue" Waulk Records WAULK09, 2015. (CD) [EN] (

10. Lynn Saoirse: Marches of the O'Neills: O'Neill's march / Tralee gaol (2.23) (Traditional; Traditional) "Celtic voyage" ARC Music EUCD2621, 2016. (CD) [UK] (

11. Arum: The polkas: The kestrel / Keeper of the treasure (5.25) (Alan Reid; Martin Barry) "Arum" Arum, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

12. Jason O'Rourke: Slides: Denis Murphy's slide / Sporting Paddy / To Hell with austerity (2.36) (Traditional; Traditional; Jason O'Rourke) "The Northern concertina" Jason O’Rourke JORCD001, 2015. (CD) [ND] (

13. FullSet: The Brocca / Richard Dwyer's reel / McIllhatton's retreat (3.49) (Liz Carroll; Finbarr Dwyer; Máire O'Keefe) "Notes between the lines" Fullset Records FSRCD003, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

14. Himmerland: Sweet nights polska (4.44) (Morten Alfred Høirup) "The spider in the fiddle" Tutl SHD168, 2014. (CD) [FO] (

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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