Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 442
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 5/11/2017 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: John Glengarry's farewell / The battle of the Somme / John D Burgess (3.50) (Donald Patrick Sargent; PM Willie N Lawrie; George S Cockburn) "Pipe band spectacular, disc 2: world tour" Music World MALPS335, 1972. (LP) [NZ]

2. Yla Steven: Dumbarton Castle / South of the Grampians / Marquis of Huntly (3.23) (Carl Volti; James Porteous; William Marshall) "The Golden Fiddle Awards" Mountain Records RTL 87, 1976. (LP) [SC]

3. Stockton's Wing: The green gates / The boy in the gap (3.25) (Traditional; Traditional) "Stockton's Wing" Tara 4TA 2004, 1978. (Cassette) [IE]

4. Dave Flynn: Paddy Fahey's reel no.30 / Paddy Fahey's reel no.31 (6.15) (Paddy Fahey; Paddy Fahey) "Contemporary traditional Irish guitar" Frisbee Co. FRCD002, 2009. (CD) [IE]

5. Paddy Moloney & Sean Potts: Julia Delaney (4.50) (Traditional) "Tin whistles" Claddagh CC15, 1974. (LP) [IE] (

6. Hobart Smith: Bonaparte's retreat (2.36) (Traditional) "The old timey rap: a collection of American songs and instrumentals" Topic 12T187, 1969. (LP) [UK] (

7. Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers: Office supplies (1.56) (Steve Martin) "The long-awaited album" Rounder Records 1166100267, 2017. (CD) [US] (

8. Ktoo: A short stay at Jackson Bay (2.34) (Kevin Ikin) "Land of the West: tall tales and true stories from the West Coast" Ktoo, 2017. (CD) [NZ] (

9. Colin Ross: A selection of Northumbrian airs: Because he was a canny lad / Sweet Hesleyside / Salmon tails up the water (3.46) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Geordierama" Mawson & Wareham MWMC1005S, 1972. (LP) [UK]

10. Sarah Copus: Star of the County Down (3.17) (M:Traditional W:Cathal McGarvey) "Moorland winds" Galactic Playground Music 043397020022, 2017. (CD) [US] (

11. The Berkeley Scottish Players: The sailor: Davy hornpipe / Douglas hornpipe / Fischer's hornpipe (4.27) (Traditional; Traditional; Johann Christian Fischer) "Heather and yon: a musical miscellany of Scotland's dances" Cabbage Records 402, 1978. (LP) [US] (

12. Jim MacLeod and his band: Lamb skinnet / Top of Ben Lomond / A trip to Tomintoul (4.25) (Traditional; Traditional; Tommy Ford) "Jim MacLeod's golden hour of Scottish dancing" Pye GH 536, 1965. (LP) [UK]

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