Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 500

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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music. Number Five Hundred - who'd 'a thunk it?

Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Jimmy Power, Paul Gross, Lucy Farr, Tommy Maguire & Reg Hall: The mouse in the cupboard / Happy to meet, sorry to part (2.12) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was great altogether: the continuing tradition of Irish music in London (disc 1) (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 1274, Session #1454; Ng 802, Session #1154]

2. Julia Clifford: The cliffs of Moher (1.33) (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 6970, Session #12]

3. Enda Seery: Garranmore / The hills of Tipperary / Plea bargain (3.58) (Seán Ryan; Paddy O'Brien The Elder; ) "Raining notes" Enda Seery ESTWCCD03, 2018. (CD) [IE] ( [-; Ng 4027; -]

4. Ted McGraw: Gale Bridge / She hasn't the thing she thought she had / Brosna slide (3.07) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "80 years in the making" Edward McGraw 888295827898, 2018. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 3355, Session #7459; Ng 5579, Session #7467; Ng 3642, Session #7449]

5. Máire Ni Chathasaigh & Chris Newman: Paddy whack / Colonel Robertson / The maid at the spinning wheel (5.11) (Traditional; PM Farquhar Beaton; Traditional) "Dialogues: agallaimh" Old Bridge OBMCD14, 2001. (CD) [UK] ( [Session #317; Session #5063; Ng 1182, Session #2254]

6. Seamus McGuire & John Lee: The rights of an Irishman / The humours of Ballingarry (2.11) (Traditional; Traditional) "The legacy of Stephen Grier" McGuireLeeMusic MCGLMCD022018, 2018. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 7334, Session #14624; Ng 2705, Session #4191]

7. Goitse: First-class bananas: Joe Cassidy's / Tommy Maher's / The Godmother (3.37) (Tommy Peoples; Tadgh Ó Meachair; Áine McGeeney) "Inspired by chance" Goitse GSECD4, 2016. (CD) [IE] ( [Session #7938; -; -]

8. Michael McGoldrick: The Ogham stone / Towey the thatcher / The big fort (4.25) (Michael McGoldrick; Michael McGoldrick; Michael McGoldrick) "Arc" Vertical Records VERTCD111, 2018. (CD) [SC] (

9. Florence Fahy: Garrett Barry's reel / Mrs Crotty's reel (2.40) (Garrett Barry; Traditional) "Tunes from The Flaggy Shore: traditional Irish music on the concertina from County Clare" Florence Fahy 888295613927, 2017. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 4344, Session #3169; Ng 703, Session #3434]

10. Antón Mac Gabhann & Caitlín Nic Gabhann: Féile Ríona / The minstrel's fancy (3.10) (Caitlín Nic Gabhann; Traditional) "Tobar Bhríde = St Brigid's Well" Caitlín Nic Gabhann CNG2, 2018. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 815, Session #327; Ng 2727, Session #2761]

11. Boxing Banjo: The slug / The chapel bell / Lough mountain (3.48) (Dara Healy; Frank McCollam; Eddie O'Donnell) "Round #1" Boxing Banjo BBCD001, 2018. (CD) [IE] ( [-; Ng 299, Session #5405; Ng 2748, Session #1318]

12. Childsplay: Acadia march / Essex wedding reel (4.32) (Katie McNally; Katie McNally) "The bloom of youth: fiddlers, fiddles & fiddlemaker" Childsplay Records CR007, 2018. (CD) [US] (

13. Hanz Araki: The Chicago reel / The maids of Mount Kisco / The Virginia reel (3.49) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Foreign shore" Little Sea Records 678277238626, 2014. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 310, Session #840; Ng 1197, Session #432; Ng 2022, Session #812]

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