Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 420
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 4/06/2017 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. The Pipes and Drums of Innes Tartan: March, retreat and march: The 10th HLI crossing the Rhine / The Heights of Dargai / Kirkwall Bay (3.28) (PM Donald Shaw Ramsay; John Wallace; Jimmy Shand MBE) "Pipe band spectacular, disc 1: Innes Tartan Band" Music World MALPS311, 1969. (LP) [NZ]

2. Peter Mack & Noel Rutherford: Kitty O'Dwyer (3.38) (Traditional) "Uncertain futures" Peter Mack & Noel Rutherford, 2000. (CD) [NZ]

3. Celia Briar & Mary Hubble: Young Jenny (4.00) (Celia Briar) "The garden of daisies" Briar & Hubble, 1999. (CD) [NZ]

4. Helen Capes: The Atiwhakatu koru / Bless the bairns (4.07) (Helen Capes; Helen Capes) "My music travels with me" Helen Capes, 2015. (CD) [NZ] (

5. Marcus Turner: The maid behind the bar / Hill 60 / The gravel walk (3.45) (Traditional; Finbarr Dwyer; Traditional) "The best is yet to come" Cityfolk CFR007, 1983. (LP) [NZ]

6. Beyondsemble: North Sea (3.44) (Craig Denham) "Beyondsemble" Ode CDMANU5121, 2011. (CD) [NZ] (

7. Mahavishnu Light Surf Orchestra: LSO chimes (4.11) "Final concert, Wellington Folk Festival 1976: the best" Jolly Roger CHEST9001, 1976. (Cassette) [NZ] (

8. Paul Metsers & Colin Speir: Cannonball rag (1.22) (Merle Travis) "Paul Metsers & Colin Speir: at Gisborne Folk Club rooms, 13 Mar 1976" Private recording, 1976. (Audiotape) [NZ]

9. Paul & Colleen Trenwith: Dobro on the loose (2.43) (Paul Trenwith) "Fresh from the country" M7 TCLACF-141, 1976. (Cassette) [NZ]

10. Rhodeworkz: Sam's thing (1.54) (Sam Frangos-Rhodes) "Elgood Road" Rhodeworkz, 2016. (CD) [NZ] (

11. Taff Hennessy's group: The blackbird (1.45) (Traditional) "Irish dancing music" Zodiac AH377477. (LP) [NZ] (

12. Canterbury Bush Orchestra: Lanigan's Ball / Rakes of Kildare / Paddy's whiskers (4.04) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Canterbury Folk Festival 1978: Public concert, 1/2" Shire Recording CASS 1, 1978. (Cassette) [NZ]

13. The Charlie Jemmett Scottish Country Dance Band: Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh / Lansdowne / Birkhall (5.33) (John Robertson; W Bird Mathew; John Robertson) "Dancer's choice" Cooper's Creek CC100S, 1979. (LP) [NZ]

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