Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 393
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 27/11/2016 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. Elias Alexander & Bywater Band: Trying not to die / The sea (5.10) (Patrick Bowling; Kathleen Parks) "Bywater" Fresh Haggis Music 888295390194, 2016. (CD) [US] (

2. Beltaine: Planxty Winifred Mary (3.00) (John Keys) "Tilly's jig" Beltaine 888295409209, 2016. (CD) [US] (

3. Charlie McKerron & Nicolas Quémener: Atholl Highlanders' march to Loch Katrine / Earl Grey / Marquis of Tullybardine (3.37) (W Rose; James Hill; John Crerar) "Storm in a teapot" Loftus LM008, 2016. (CD) [US] (

4. Padraig O'Neill & Ian Kinsella: Kiss me Kate: The Abbeyleix reel / Kilfenora reel / Kiss me Kate reel (3.30) (Sean Ryan; Traditional; Traditional) "When the prescription runs out" Padraig O'Neill & Ian Kinsella, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

5. Mary Mac Namara & Sorcha Costello: Leinster buttermilk / The low road to Glin / Launching the boat (3.38) (Traditional; Martin Mulvihill; Francie Dearg O'Beirne) "The lady's cup of tea" Mary Mac Namara MMacN001, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

6. Cúig: A space in time (4.18) (Rónán Stewart & Eoin Murphy) "New landscapes" Cúig 634158580673, 2016. (CD) [ND] (

7. Sean Casey: The musical priest / Jenny's chickens (2.26) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was great altogether: the continuing tradition of Irish music in London (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T.3, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

8. Mick Gorman: Mulhaire's reel / Father Kelly's reel (2.30) (Anonymous; Fr PJ Kelly) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T.2, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

9. The London Lasses & Chris O'Malley: Críocha na hAlban / The red haired girl / Humours of Ballymanus (3.27) (Traditional; Paddy O'Brien The Elder; Traditional) "The one I loved the best" LoLa Records LL006, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

10. Mick McAuley: The Ballycotton jigs: The pinemarten / Road to Costa Rica / The Ballycotton jig (3.32) (Mick McAuley; Mick McAuley; Mick McAuley) "Highs and bellows" Mick McAuley 888295396158, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

11. The Katie McNally Trio: She's sweetest when she's naked (4.42) (James Oswald) "The Boston States" Katie McNally 888295452441, 2016. (CD) [US] (

12. The Abbey Ceili Band: John Brosnan's slide / Ned O'Connor's slide (1.39) (Traditional; Traditional) "Bóthar na réidhe" Abbey Ceili Band 5060051826436, 2009. (CD) [IE]

13. The Michael Sexton Ceili Band: Fling: The Devil is dead / The rag row / The jolly beggarman (3.21) (Traditional; 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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