Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 434
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 10/09/2017 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. Pipe Down: Hornpipes: Pipe Major Calum Campbell's caprice / The ferryman / Bob Strachan (4.12) (Joe Wilson; PM Donald P MacLeod; Bill Stephen) "The first measure" Greentrax CDTRAX 220, 2002. (CD) [SC] (

2. Shepard's Folly: Shetland Fiddlers Society strathspey #1 (2.55) (Ronnie Cooper) "Shepard’s Folly" Phil Shepard 49288 10032, 2001. (CD) [US] (

3. Archie McAllister & Ross Kennedy: Cluny Castle (4.11) (Alexander Troup) "Celtic spirit: a selection of beautiful Celtic airs featuring some of Scotland's leading folk artists" Lochshore CDLDS7002, 2003. (CD) [SC] (

4. Aryeh Frankfurter: Banish misfortune (4.07) (Traditional) "Celtic harp: the morning dew" ARC Music EUCD1791, 2003. (CD) [UK] (

5. Dervish: Drag her round the road: The college groves / Launching the boat / Milliner's daughter / Drag her round the road (4.49) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Live in Palma (disc 2)" Compass 743402, 2002. (CD) [US] (

6. February Sky: Fòs ag caint / Bonnie's reel (2.19) (Phil Cooper; Traditional) "Ain't no sangin: an all instrumental recording" February Sky, 2017. (CD) [US] (http://www.februarysky)

7. Taarka: Retreat (3.53) (Enion Pelta-Tiller) "Fading mystery" Taarka 700261452678, 2017. (CD) [US] (

8. Nancy Hlad: Top of the hill polka (2.13) (Traditional) "Deeper polka: more dance music from the Midwest" Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40140, 2002. (CD) [US] (

9. Wendy Stewart: Pipe Major Donald Maclean of Lewis / Miss Sally Hunter of Thurston / Ho ro mo bhoban an dram (3.08) (PM Donald P MacLeod; Nathaniel Gow; Traditional) "Standing wave" Greentrax CDTRAX 242, 2003. (CD) [SC] (

10. Angus Lyon & Ruaridh Campbell: Boo's: Boo's jig / Ellie's reel (3.34) (Ruaridh Campbell; Ruaridh Campbell) "Simple tricks" Lochshore CDLDL1310, 2002. (CD) [SC] (

11. Kevin Macleod & Alec Finn: Niel Gow's set: Lady Charlotte Murray's favourite / Mrs Moray of Abercairney / Mr Menzies of Culdare (3.49) (Niel Gow; Niel Gow; Niel Gow) "Polbain to Oranmore: Scottish mandolin and bouzouki" Greentrax CDTRAX 239, 2003. (CD) [SC] (

12. Cantrip: The lambing storm / The splendid isolation / The Skye barbecue / Dolina MacKay (5.30) (David Gordon; Brendan MacGlinchy; Alasdair Fraser; John Scott) "Silver" Foot Stompin' Records CDFSR1717, 2002. (CD) [SC] (

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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