Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 385

Playlist.  Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 385
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 2/10/2016 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. Tommy McCarthy: The miners of Wicklow / Paddy Taylor's jig (2.19) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was mighty (disc 3) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

2. Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald: Auld Reekie: The burning of the piper's hut / The Heights of Alma / Stumblin' thro' Auld Reekie / The Heights of Dargai (4.35) (Traditional; Traditional; Ben Miller; John Wallace) "A day at the Lake" Ben and Anita 888295303811, 2015. (CD) [CA]

3. Mick McAuley: The fairy set: The fairy jig / Liam Child's / Penney's favourite (4.07) (Traditional; Liz Carroll; Mick McAuley) "Highs and bellows" Mick McAuley 888295396158, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

4. Celtic Fiddle Festival: Loch Leven Castle / Mary Macdonald's reel / The Goat Island Ceilidh Band reel / Masons apron (6.25) (Traditional; Traditional; Douglas Hunter; Traditional) "Storm in a teapot" Loftus LM008, 2016. (CD) [US] (

5. Tannara: Look after yourself / Alpha sheep / Up the lum (4.30) (Owen Sinclair; Joseph Peach; Rachel Newton) "Trig" Braw Sailin' Records CD001BSR, 2016. (CD) [SC] (

6. Cúig: New landscapes: Edinburgh Rock / The bunny's hat / Seal Island fiddle (4.38) (David Lim; David Lim; Paul Cranford) "New landscapes" Cúig 634158580673, 2016. (CD) [ND]

7. Beoga: Before we change our mind: Gone to pot / On the fly / Before we change our mind (4.28) (Damian McKee; Seán Óg Graham; Damian McKee) "Before we change our mind" BeogaMusic BEOGA06, 2016. (CD) [ND] (

8. The Michael Sexton Ceili Band: The hen and all her brood: The Taur / The Munster Bank (1.54) (Traditional; Traditional) "Mad to dance, vol.2" Custy's Music, 1998. (CD) [IE] (

9. Iontach: Saint Patrick's Cathedral (3.22) (John Sheahan) "A new journey" Iontach IONCD179, 2016. (CD) [DE] (

10. Tulla Céilí Band: The cat in the corner / The stick across the hob / Whelan's old sow (3.18) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "70th anniversary celebration" Tulla Céilí Band 5391502518809, 2016. (CD) [IE] 

11. E Shaw, K Nicoll, M A Kennedy, J Evans, I Hardie & D MacGillivray: The Gael / Pamela Rose Grant / Andy Broon's reel / Jocky's treble tops / Debbie Ann's reel (5.19) (Dougie MacLean; Alasdair Fraser; Aly Bain; Brian McNeill; Ronald Gilbert Jamieson) "Greentrax 30th anniversary: the special projects" Greentrax CDTRAX8616, 2016. (CD) [SC] (

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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