Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 418
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 21/05/2017 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. Matt Molloy, John Carty & Arty McGlynn: Humours of Ballinafad / Creel of turf / Gillian's apples (3.06) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Out of the ashes" Racket Records RR012, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

2. Cormac Begley: An síog / Bonnie Scotland / Bill O'Malley's schottische (3.14) (Traditional; Duncan Ban McIntyre; Traditional) "Cormac Begley" Cormac Begley, 2017. (CD) [IE]

3. Matthew Horsley: Annie Shaw's waltz (2.30) (Traditional) "Australian waters" Matthew Horsley MH001, 2015. (CD) [AU] (

4. John & Maggie Carty: Peter Horan's waltz (2.20) (Traditional) "Settle out of court" Racket Records RR013, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

5. Antóin Mac Gabhann: The Leeside sessions / Jackson's reel / My love is fair and handsome (3.59) (Caitlín Nic Gabhann; Traditional; Traditional) "Tunesmith" Antóin Mac Gabhann AMGCD001, 2015. (CD) [IE] (

6. Brenda Castles: Both meat and dhrink / Cornelius Curtain's big Balloon / The green fields of Woodford (3.23) (Ed Reavy; Traditional; Traditional) "Indeedin you needn't bother" Brenda Castles BC001, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

7. Alan Reid & Rachel Conlan: Cucanandy / Tommy Potts' slip jig / Top it off (3.52) (Traditional; Tommy Potts; Traditional) "A quare yield" Alan Reid, 2017. (CD) [IE]

8. February Sky: King of the faeries (3.33) (Traditional) "Ain't no sangin: an all instrumental recording" February Sky, 2017. (CD) [US] (http://www.februarysky)

9. Edmond Murphy & Mick Gorman: Colonel Roger's reel / Happy days of youth (2.26) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T.3, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

10. Jacqueline McCarthy & Tommy Keane: The honeysuckle hornpipe / The Frisco hornpipe (2.54) (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] (

11. Mick Mulcahy & Michelle Mulcahy: The three sisters reel / Tap the barrel / The Killavil reel (2.30) (Barry Kerr; ; Traditional) "The reel note" Cló Iar-Chonnaught CICD 202, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

12. The Battlefield Band: The Canongate twitch / Steamboat to Detroit / Twenty pounds of gin / Break yer bass drone (4.22) (Traditional; Mike Katz; Mike Katz; Gordon Duncan) "The Producer's choice" Temple COMD2108, 2016. (CD) [SC] (

13. Robin James Hurt & Ailbhe Nolan: The Princess Royal (3.36) (Turlough O'Carolan) "The magpie's nest" Mondegreen Records RHH006, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

14. Tulla Céilí Band: The Carraroe jig / Out in the ocean (3.12) (Traditional; Traditional) "70th anniversary celebration" Tulla Céilí Band 5391502518809, 2016. (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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Hastings, NEW ZEALAND 4122. +64-6-8785395
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