Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 421
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 11/06/2017 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. Sean Casey, Bernadette McCarthy, Dermot Kearney & Reg Hall: The Mullingar Races / Music in the glen (3.41) (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]

2. Droichead: The rakes of Tuira: Máirseáil Mac Mahon / Piper's picnic / The rakes of Clonmel / The Cordal jig (6.12) (Peadar O'Riada; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "The banks of Tuira" Droichead DCH001, 2017. (CD) [FI] (

3. Dave Flynn: Paddy Fahey's hornpipe no. 1 / Paddy Fahey's jig no.11 (3.54) (Paddy Fahey; Paddy Fahey) "Contemporary traditional Irish guitar" Frisbee Co. FRCD002, 2009. (CD) [IE]

4. Alan Reid & Rachel Conlan: The yellow horse / Sorry I am for what I have done (3.55) (Traditional; Traditional) "A quare yield" Alan Reid, 2017. (CD) [IE]

5. Cormac Begley: Donncha Ó Loinsigh's jig / The wounded healer (2.04) (Traditional; Cormac Begley) "Cormac Begley" Cormac Begley, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

6. February Sky: Auld wife ayond the fire (2.23) (Traditional) "Ain't no sangin: an all instrumental recording" February Sky, 2017. (CD) [US] (http://www.februarysky)

7. Strung: Planxty Dermot Grogan (5.25) (Holly Gerachty) "Strung" Strung STR001, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

8. Brenda Castles: Sheep in the boat / Larry the beer drinker / The Castleblayney piper (4.01) (Junior Crehan; Traditional; Ed Reavy) "Indeedin you needn't bother" Brenda Castles BC001, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

9. Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy: Stack of oats / Nellie, your favour I'm afraid I'll not gain (3.00) (Junior Crehan; Traditional) "The reel note" Cló Iar-Chonnaught CICD 202, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

10. Robin James Hurt & Ailbhe Nolan: An t-iasc fliuch / The butterfly / Drops of brandy (4.34) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "The magpie's nest" Mondegreen Records RHH006, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

11. John & Maggie Carty: Memories of Ballymote / Gurteen Cross (2.47) (Traditional; Traditional) "Settle out of court" Racket Records RR013, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

12. Matt Molloy, John Carty & Arty McGlynn: Francie Campbell's polka / Out of the ashes (2.30) (Traditional; Traditional) "Out of the ashes" Racket Records RR012, 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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1214 Louie Street
Hastings, NEW ZEALAND 4122. +64-6-8785395
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