Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 378

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 31/07/2016 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. Conor McCague: Owen Connolly's fling / John Joe McElroy's fling / Mick Rooney's hornpipe (4.01) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Our dear Dark Mountain with the sky over it" Dark Mountain Records 689232110666, 2014. (CD) [IE] (

2. Réalta: The rakes of Clonmel / The Glenshane Pass / O'Leary's motorbike (4.13) (Traditional; John Mackel; Patrick Davey) "Clear skies" Réalta ADC002, 2016. (CD) [ND] (

3. Oisín Mac Diarmada & Samantha Harvey: Miss Monaghan / Vincent Harrison's reel / The woman of the house (3.14) (Traditional; Charlie Lennon; Padraig O'Keefe) "The green branch: an géagán glas" Ceol Productions CPCD004, 2015. (CD) [IE] (

4. Josie Nugent: A Cambridge cycle / Chesterton Meadows / The Warkworth House tea party (3.33) (Josie Nugent; Josie Nugent; Josie Nugent) "Modal citizen" JosieBrianMusic JNBS002, 2015. (CD) [ND] (

5. Goitse: Chance: The Providence fling / Rosie Finn's favourite / Art O'Keefe's slide (3.32) (Uncredited; Traditional; Traditional) "Inspired by chance" Goitse GSECD4, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

6. Matthew Horsley: The Bantry hornpipe (3.49) (Edward Cronin) "Australian waters" Matthew Horsley MH001, 2015. (CD) [AU] (

7. Ilya Toshinskiy: Close to home (4.52) (Ilya Toshinskiy) "Red grass" Hadley Music Group HMG1017, 2016. (CD) [US] (

8. Ivas John: Sunday morning blues (2.05) (Ivas John) "Good days a comin" Right Side Up Records 711, 2016. (CD) [US] (

9. Gina Forsyth: Road to Columbus (2.35) (Bill Monroe) "Copper rooster: and other tunes and tales" Waterbug WBG125, 2016. (CD) [US] (

10. Johnny Duffy, Tommy Healy & Reg Hall: Tarbolton reel / The Longford collector / The sailor's bonnet (3.08) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "It was great altogether (disc 1) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T.1, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

11. Antóin Mac Gabhann: The old down the broom / The thrush in the storm (4.01) (Traditional; Traditional) "Tunesmith" Antóin Mac Gabhann AMGCD001, 2015. (CD) [IE] (

12. Caitlín Nic Gabhann: Mrs Galvin's jig / Coleman's Cross / Baitheadh Bhruclais (3.11) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Caitlín" Caitlín Nic Gabhann CNG1, 2012. (CD) [IE]

13. The Phoenix Dance Band: Nantwich Fair / Enfield Wash / Spirit of the dance (3.25) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "All fired up" Firebird Records FBR005, 2016. (CD) [UK] (

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