Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 441
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 29/10/2017 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. Fife Strathspey and Reel Society: Kemnay House / Kinclaven brig / Caddam Wood (2.15) (Adam Rennie; Adam Rennie; Adam Rennie & John Y Cameron) "The fiddle sounds of Fife: a selection of traditional Scottish music played by the Fife Strathspey and Reel Society" Kettle Records KOP5, 1980. (LP) [SC]

2. Canterbury Bush Orchestra: Barbecue frolic: Fairy dance / Irish air / Jackie Coleman's reel (2.44) (Nathaniel Gow; Fr PJ Kelly; Traditional) "Clear the board: music for colonial dancing" Kiwi SLC-182, 1985. (LP) [NZ] (

3. Kiérah: Amber eyes / Bog an lochan / Prince Charlie / Hot toddy (4.25) (Kiérah; Traditional; Traditional; Kiérah) "Strong bow" Kiérah 830159018355, 2017. (CD) [CA] (

4. February Sky: Peace round (1.06) (Jean Ritchie) "Ain't no sangin: an all instrumental recording" February Sky, 2017. (CD) [US] (http://www.februarysky)

5. Pumpkinhead: Paddy Fahey's reel [no. 1] / Down the strand (3.19) (Paddy Fahey; Traditional) "Pumpkinhead" Mulligan LUN 001, 1975. (LP) [IE]

6. Tommy Guihen: The Killeigh hornpipe / A builder of bridges (3.03) (John Brady; John Brady) "The torn jacket" Cló Iar-Chonnaught CICD 204, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

7. Eilís Crean: The jug of punch / Seán Reid's reel / Tommy Cronin's reel (5.23) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Searbh siúcra = Bittersweet" Éilís Crean 191924031604, 2017. (CD) [US] (

8. Bett Padgett: How can I keep from singing (0.48) (Robert Wadsworth Lowry) "At the end of the day" Ceilidhe's Music CM1708, 2017. (CD) [US] (

9. Floriane Blancke: Return to Bunbeg / Griffin's favourite (2.40) (Floriane Blancke; Floriane Blancke) "Kaleidoscope" Floriane Blancke 5391502519554, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

10. The Chieftains: Medley: Ó Murchú's hornpipe / Sliabh Geal gCua na Feile / The wandering minstrel (3.51) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "An Irish evening live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast" RCA Victor 09026609164, 1992. (Cassette) [US]

11. Martin Byrnes & Reg Hall: The humours of Lissadel (2.26) (Traditional) "Martin Byrnes (Masters of Irish music)" Leader LEA2004, 1969. (LP) [UK] (

12. Kilfenora Céilí Band: John Joe's jig / Bridgie McGrath's jig (2.00) (Traditional; Traditional) "Kilfenora Ceili Band" Transatlantic TRA 283, 1974. (LP) [UK]

13. Goodland Trio: Polska till Päronen (4.13) (Jonathan Larsson) "Goodland Trio" Kakafon Records KAKACD005, 2011. (CD) [SE] (

14. Arcane Alchemists: Cubaia (6.19) (Arcane Alchemists) "From tales to spells" Gurdy Groove, 2015. (CD) [FR] (

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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