Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 430
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 13/08/2017 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. Roger Sherlock & Liam Farrell: The Chicago reel / The green fields of America (2.33) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (disc 2) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

2. Lucy Farr: Un-titled [Barrel Rafferty's jig] / Royal Charlie (2.03) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was great altogether: the continuing tradition of Irish music in London (disc 2) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

3. Cillian Vallely: The boys of Ballycastle (3.03) (Traditional) "The Raven's Rock" Cillian Vallely 700261440934, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

4. Caitlín Nic Gabhann & Ciarán Ó Maonaigh: Joe Cooley's morning dew / The new mown meadows (3.22) (Traditional; Traditional) "Caitlín and Ciarán" CDBaby 5391524028607, 2015. (CD) [US] (

5. Conor Caldwell & Danny Diamond: The floating island / Patrick Doherty's barndance (5.04) (Danny Diamond; Traditional) "North" Conor Caldwell & Danny Diamond DD2CC, 2016. (CD) [ND] (

6. Alan Reid & Rachel Conlan: Murty Rabbett's polka / Polkett efter Gossa Anders (3.18) (Traditional; Traditional) "A quare yield" Alan Reid, 2017. (CD) [IE]

7. Celtic Fiddle Festival: Noctambule / Love at the endings / Iain MacPherson's reel (4.52) (Christophe Quémener; Ed Reavy; Iain MacPherson) "Storm in a teapot" Loftus LM008, 2016. (CD) [US] (

8. Dick Weissman & Mitch Iimori: Coregon blues (3.03) (Dick Weissman) "Night sky" Longbridge CD7, 2016. (CD) [US] (

9. February Sky: Rowing from Isla to Uist (2.01) (Traditional) "Ain't no sangin: an all instrumental recording" February Sky, 2017. (CD) [US] (http://www.februarysky)

10. The Early Mays: Jeff Sturgeon (2.20) (Traditional) "Chase the sun" Bird on the Wing Records BWR003, 2017. (CD) [US] (

11. Paul Cherrington: The Warrior (2.29) (Paul Cherrington) "Martin and me: solo guitar instrumentals" Providence Music PRCD5514, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

12. Strung: A tune for the girls / Anne Lacey's reel (4.09) (Liz Carroll; Liz Carroll) "Strung" Strung STR001, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

13. The Phoenix Dance Band: Snowy Monday / Giga Ferrarese / My darling asleep (3.30) (Willie Taylor; Traditional; Traditional) "All fired up" Firebird Records FBR005, 2016. (CD) [UK] (

14. Tulla Céilí Band: Tim the turncoat / The quarrelsome piper (2.57) (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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Mitch and Robyn Park
(Folk on Sunday and Kidnappers Ceilidh, Radio Kidnappers 1431AM & 104.7FM)
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Hastings, NEW ZEALAND 4122. +64-6-8785395
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