Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 391
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 13/11/2016 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. Michael Gorman: Farrell Gara (1.08) (Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T.2, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

2. Maureen Minogue: The four courts / The new copperplate (2.30) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was great altogether: the continuing tradition of Irish music in London (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T.2, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

3. Cúig: Napoleon's: Napoleon crosses the Alps / Johnny Doherty's reel / Rolling in the barrel (4.08) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "New landscapes" Cúig 634158580673, 2016. (CD) [ND] (

4. Iontach: The Ferris wheel / Paddy Fahey's jig / The westering jig (3.37) (Jens Kommnick; Paddy Fahey; Traditional) "A new journey" Iontach IONCD179, 2016. (CD) [DE] (

5. Beltaine: Happy dance man (2.15) (Brian Baker) "Tilly's jig" Beltaine 888295409209, 2016. (CD) [US] (

6. Elias Alexander & Bywater Band: Lilly's welcome (3.21) (Elias Alexander) "Bywater" Fresh Haggis Music 888295390194, 2016. (CD) [US] (

7. Kevin Burke & Nicolas Quémener: Planxty Burke / Thomas Burke (4.27) (Turlough O'Carolan; Turlough O'Carolan) "Storm in a teapot" Loftus LM008, 2016. (CD) [US] (

8. Rhodeworkz: Expect delays (3.03) (Sam Frangos-Rhodes) "Elgood Road" Rhodeworkz, 2016. (CD) [NZ] (

9. Catgut and Steel: Laurel's reel / The oak tree / Green gates (4.25) (Allie Bennett; Traditional; Traditional) "Long ride home" Catgut & Steel 190394935009, 2016. (CD) [NZ] (

10. Caitlín Nic Gabhann: Heartstrings (3.26) (Caitlín Nic Gabhann) "Caitlín" Caitlín Nic Gabhann CNG1, 2012. (CD) [IE] (

11. The Katie McNally Trio: John Roy Stewart / Kenny Gillies of Portnalong, Skye (5.08) (Alexander McGlashan; Peter MacFarquhar) "The Boston States" Katie McNally 888295452441, 2016. (CD) [US] (

12. Mary Mac Namara & Sorcha Costello: The Greencastle hornpipe / The long note (3.03) (Traditional; Traditional) "The lady's cup of tea" Mary Mac Namara MMacN001, 2016. (CD) [IE]

13. The Abbey Ceili Band: The star above the garter / Taidhgin an Asail (2.07) (Traditional; Traditional) "Bóthar na réidhe" Abbey Ceili Band 5060051826436, 2009. (CD) [IE] (

14. The Michael Sexton Ceili Band: Maud Miller / Lord Ramsey's reel (2.13) (Traditional; Traditional) "Mad to dance, vol.2" Custy's Music, 1998. (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
(Folk on Sunday and Kidnappers Ceilidh, Radio Kidnappers 1431AM & 104.7FM)
1214 Louie Street
Hastings, NEW ZEALAND 4122. +64-6-8785395
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