Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 487

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 14/10/2018 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. Childsplay: The bloom of youth / Temple House / Sailing in (2.45) (Traditional; Traditional; Charlie Lennon) "The bloom of youth: fiddlers, fiddles & fiddlemaker" Childsplay Records CR007, 2018. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 179, Session #1119; Ng 1888, Session #827; Ng 5449, Session #3178]

2. Katie Grennan: Light jigs 116: Francie's travels / Tara's upward romp / The comrade's oboe (3.56) (Katie Grennan; Katie Grennan; Katie Grennan) "The second story" Katie Grennan 888295666596, 2017. (CD) [US] (

3. House of Hamill: Rainy day set: The lone duck / Cloudburst / Bagheera's jig (3.56) (House of Hamill; House of Hamill; House of Hamill) "March through storms" House of Hamill, 2018. (CD) [US] (

4. Jimmy Power & Tommy Maguire: The Liffey banks / The shaskeen (2.20) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was mighty: the early days of Irish music in London (disc 1) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD679T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 3069; Ng 1758; Ng 3069, Session #502; Ng 1758, Session #615]

5. The Thatch Ceili Band: The rakes of Clonmel / The humours of Drimnagh / Castleconnor jig (3.30) (Traditional; Traditional; 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] ( [Ng 1637, Session #1130; Ng 856, Session #5104; Ng 374, Session #1244]

6. Old Hat Dance Band: Reel à quatre / Chez nous (3.12) (Traditional; Traditional) "Katie's quartet" Old Hat Music OH3CD, 1996. (CD) [UK] (

7. The Keltic Fiddlers Orchestra: Sprig of ivy (1.57) (Bruce Seton) "A bunch of thyme" WEA Records 8573877594, 2000. (Cassette) [NZ] [MyStrathspey #2871]

8. Dave Flynn: The hipster gardens (3.30) (Traditional) "Genre jumping - the best of Dave Flynn vol. 2: Celtic strings" Frisbee Co. FRCD009, 2016. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1720, Session #98]

9. Conor Caldwell: Eibhlín a ruin (4.03) (Traditional) "To Belfast: old music for a new city" Conor Caldwell, 2018. (CD) [ND] ( [Session #12712]

10. Adam Agee & Jon Sousa: An giorra san arbhar / Port Phádraig Uí Chaoimh (3.02) (Traditional; Traditional) "Ceol na gCarad = Music of friendship" Adam Agee & Jon Sousa 700261465180, 2018. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 806, Session #1736; Ng 115, Session #1819]

11. Michael McGoldrick: John Kelly's concertina / In memory of Chris Langan / Martin Wynne's no. 4 (4.38) (Traditional; Paul Cranford; Martin Wynne) "Arc" Vertical Records VERTCD111, 2018. (CD) [SC] ( [Ng 6622, Session #7130; Session #9341; Session #450]

12. Artisan Row: Jigs: Paul Rodden's jig / Whistler at the wake (3.25) (Traditional; Vincent Broderick) "Wild winds" LoLa Records LL007, 2017. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 357, Session #17; Ng 3332, Session #4236]

13. The Shandrum Céilí Band: Speed the plough / The boys of Ballisodare / The dawn (3.28) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "The dawn" The Shandrum Céilí Band SCB001, 2017. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 1803, Session #901; Ng 206, Session #535; Ng 2851, Session #167]

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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