Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 452
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 14/01/2018 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. The Keltic Fiddlers Orchestra: Jigs medley: Blithe hae I been / Kenmuir's on an' awa / O whistle an I'll come tae ye / The Deil's awa wi' the Exciseman (2.22) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "A bunch of thyme" WEA Records 8573877594, 2000. (Cassette) [NZ]
2. Calum Stewart: The angel's share / Copper stills / Gladstone (3.46) (Calum Stewart; Calum Stewart; James Scott Skinner) "Tales from the North" Calum Stewart EMCD02, 2017. (CD) [SC] (
3. The Shandrum Céilí Band: The Auchtermuchty Gala march (3.21) (Jimmy Shand MBE) "The dawn" The Shandrum Céilí Band SCB001, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

4. Eilís Crean: The hand of the little people (2.53) (Eddie Kelly) "Searbh siúcra = Bittersweet" Éilís Crean 191924031604, 2017. (CD) [US] (
5. Joanna Hyde & Tadhg Ó Meachair: Virginia (4.00) (Traditional) "One for the foxes" Joanna Hyde & Tadhg Ó Meachair JHTOMOO1, 2017. (CD) [IA] (
6. Tommy Guihen: Lament for Jim Flynn (3.38) (Josie McDermott) "The torn jacket" Cló Iar-Chonnaught CICD 204, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

7. Mandolinman: De Reuzekens (3.30) (Traditional) "Unfolding the roots" ARC Music EUCD2705, 2017. (CD) [UK] (
8. Llio Rhydderch: Dafydd y Garreg Wen (2.18) (Traditional) "The ultimate guide to Welsh folk compiled by Cerys Matthews (disc 2)" ARC Music EUCD2744, 2017. (CD) [UK] (
9. Kiérah: Charlotte's web / Strong bow / New Custom House / Under the gun (6.40) (Dee Armstrong; Kiérah; Traditional; Kiérah) "Strong bow" Kiérah 830159018355, 2017. (CD) [CA] 

10. Tony O'Connell: Cronan's hornpipe / Virginia hornpipe (4.06) (Tommy Peoples; Traditional) "'live and well" Tony O'Connell TOC120917, 2017. (CD) [IE] (
11. Karen Tweed & Tom McElvogue: Luckpenny / Wheels of the world / The bicycle jig / Bank of Ireland (4.50) (Traditional; Traditional; Stephen Cooney; Traditional) "Luckpenny" TMc Productions 0760625689140, 2017. (CD) [IE] (
12. Kilfenora Céilí Band: McMahon's reels: College groves / Dowd's no. 9 / Scotch Mary (3.08) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Century: a celebration of one hundred years" Kilfenora Céilí Band KCB100, 2009. (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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1214 Louie Street Hastings, NEW ZEALAND 4122. +64-6-8785395

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