Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 396
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 18/12/2016 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. Kevin Rowsome: The last of the twins / Rogers O'Neill (4.48) (Traditional; Traditional) "Cuisle cheol na bPíob" Kevin Rowsome KeleroCD161, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

2. Gailfean: Paddy Kelly's reel (3) / Paddy Kelly's reel (5) / Finbarr Dwyer's reel (4.53) (Paddy Kelly; Paddy Kelly; Paddy Fahey) "Won't you come out tonight" 4Ladslike Records 4LLR001, 2016. (CD) [US] (

3. The Michael Sexton Ceili Band: The Kerry cow / Finnegan's wake (1.47) (Traditional; Traditional) "Mad to dance, vol.2" Custy's Music, 1998. (CD) [IE] (

4. The Abbey Ceili Band: Brendan Tonra's jig / Paddy Killoran's jig (2.18) (Brendan Tonra; Paddy Killoran) "Bóthar na réidhe" Abbey Ceili Band 5060051826436, 2009. (CD) [IE] (

5. String Theory: Dowd's no. 9 / Bag of spuds / The Tamlin (3.50) (Traditional; Traditional; Davey Arthur) "String Theory" String Theory 888295512879, 2016. (CD) [US] (

6. Helen Webby & Davy Stuart: Glór na nAingeal (4.24) (Michael Rooney) "One beautiful day: music for Celtic harp and guitar" Harpbeat Music HBCD3, 2015. (CD) [NZ] (

7. Peter Rowley & Helen Cook: The first Nowell (1.28) (Traditional) "Yuletide gift: seasonal duets and trios played on the Northumbrian smallpipes" East Allen Recording SC182, 1995. (Cassette) [UK]

8. Tami Briggs: Joy to the world (2.56) (Lowell Mason) "The Christmas story" Musical Reflections BRIGGS13, 2002. (CD) [US] (

9. Jody Marshall: March of the toys / Parade of the wooden soldiers (3.15) (Victor Herbert; Leon Jessell) "The man from Arctic Circle: and other holly jolly folly" Jody Marshall JJM03, 2011. (CD) [US] (

10. Chad McAnally: On Indris Night / A soulin (3.18) (Anonymous; Traditional) "Chasing the winter sun: traditional Christmas music on the gaelic harp" New Folk Records NFR9762, 2013. (CD) [US] (

11. Aaron Till: Snowfall (2.48) (Rick Lang) "That's what I love about Christmas" RLM Records RLMCD1005, 2014. (CD) [US] (

12. Lee Murdock: Lo how a rose e'er blooming (1.43) (Michael Praetorius) "A wordless Christmas" Depot DEP032, 2011. (CD) [US] (

13. Ronan Browne & Tony Maher: Ding dong merrily on high (2.40) (Traditional) "Amhraín na Nollag" Cló Iar-Chonnaught CICD 200, 2015. (CD) [IE] (

14. Steve Eulberg: Coventry carol (2.22) (Traditional) "'Twas in the moon of wintertime" Owl Mountain OMM CD0301, 2003. (CD) [US] (

15. Joel Mabus: Il est né, le divin enfant (2.04) (Traditional) "A parlor guitar Christmas" Fossil FOSSIL2212, 2012. (CD) [US] (

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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