Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 443
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 12/11/2017 0004-0100 NZDT
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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. Michael Gorman: The kid on the mountain (2.35) (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. Gabe O'Sullivan: Jack Coughlin's favourite (1.27) (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. Floriane Blancke: Trip to Achill / Dooagh Bay (3.18) (Floriane Blancke; Floriane Blancke) "Kaleidoscope" Floriane Blancke 5391502519554, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

4. Tommy Guihen: The high hills of Largy / The mossy banks (3.03) (Sean Nugent; Traditional) "The torn jacket" Cló Iar-Chonnaught CICD 204, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

5. Cherish the Ladies: Cherish the ladies (4.05) (Traditional) "Irish women musicians in America" Shanachie 79053, 1995. (CD) [US] (

6. Danny Meehan: Molly Brannigan (2.06) (Traditional) "Drimalost and beyond: traditional fiddle music from Donegal (disc 2)" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF008, 2011. (CD) [IE]

7. Vincent Campbell: Drowsy Maggie (0.52) (Traditional) "The purple heather: traditional fiddle music from Donegal (disc 1)" Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF006, 2009. (CD) [IE]

8. The Keltic Fiddlers Orchestra: Two-step medley: Fordlands two-step / Big Jim's grubby digit (3.09) (Jim Johnstone; Michael Mulford) "A bunch of thyme" WEA Records 8573877594, 2000. (Cassette)

9. Arcane Alchemists: Crossroads (5.19) (Arcane Alchemists) "From tales to spells" Gurdy Groove, 2015. (CD) [FR] (

10. Bett Padgett: Fairies in the garden (3.06) (Bett Padgett) "At the end of the day" Ceilidhe's Music CM1708, 2017. (CD) [US] (

11. Kiérah: Sztajer / Catch me if you can (3.15) (Traditional; Kiérah) "Strong bow" Kiérah 830159018355, 2017. (CD) [CA] (

12. Red Dog Run: Jimmy Shank (2.36) (Traditional) "Red Dog Run" Red Dog Run 616895077029, 2014. (CD) [US] (

13. Stephen Baldwin: The Liverpool hornpipe (1.42) (Traditional) "Here's one you'll like, I think" Musical Traditions MTDL364, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

14. Joseph Drody: Papa's tune (1.04) (Traditional) "Douglastown: music and song from the Gaspé Coast" Douglastown Community Centre DOUG001, 2014. (CD) [CA] (

15. Eilís Crean: The Cloonlish hornpipe (3.45) (Eddie Kelly) "Searbh siúcra = Bittersweet" Éilís Crean 191924031604, 2017. (CD) [US] (

16. Gjesdalringen: Den sjuke (1.53) (Traditional) "Traditional music from Norway" ARC Music EUCD2007, 2006. (CD) [UK] (

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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