Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 502

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.
Broadcast: 27/01/2019 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. Canterbury Bush Orchestra: Woolshed ramble: Duke of Perth / The rose tree / Aiken drum (3.12) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Clear the board: music for colonial dancing" Kiwi SLC-182, 1985. (LP) [NZ] ( [MyStrathspey #448; Ng 1707, Session #1123; MyStrathspey #13]

2. Fife Strathspey and Reel Society: Harvieston Castle / Newcastle reel / Columcille / The kettle drum / The black boy (2.58) (Jimmy Shand MBE; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "The fiddle sounds of Fife: a selection of traditional Scottish music played by the Fife Strathspey and Reel Society" Kettle Records KOP5, 1980. (LP) [SC] [MyStrathspey #2247; MyStrathspey #4772; Session #8549; MyStrathspey #2386; MyStrathspey #123]

3. Yankee Ingenuity: Gents cross over: Angus Campbell / Top o' the hill (3.58) (James Scott Skinner; Andy Dejarlis) "Kitchen junket: traditional New England square dances and music" Fretless FR200A, 1977. (LP) [US] [Snyder #1080; -]

4. Danú: On troth and soul / The Gazetta / Teetotal jig (3.44) (Oisín McAuley; Oisín McAuley; A Gunn) "Ten thousand miles" Danu Danu2018, 2018. (CD) [IE] (

5. Antón Mac Gabhann & Caitlín Nic Gabhann: The Doon reel / James Hanly's reel / The tinker's daughter (3.48) (Traditional; Patsy Hanly; Vincent Broderick) "Tobar Bhríde = St Brigid's Well" Caitlín Nic Gabhann CNG2, 2018. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 533, Session #438; Ng 291, Session #1664; Ng 2495, Session #353]

6. Seamus McGuire & John Lee: Stephen Grier's Polkas: Untitled no.41 / Untitled no.42 (2.44) (Traditional; Traditional) "The legacy of Stephen Grier" McGuireLeeMusic MCGLMCD022018, 2018. (CD) [IE] (

7. Navá: Crossroads of twilight (3.57) (Paddy Kiernan) "Tapestry" Navá 5391518342078, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

8. Charm City Junction: Farewell Tennessee (3.55) (Sean McComiskey) "Duckpin" Charm City Junction 888295797092, 2018. (CD) [US] (

9. Stephen Baldwin: The old-fashioned waltz (1.15) (George W Persley) "Here's one you'll like, I think" Musical Traditions MTDL364, 2015. (CD) [UK] ( [Ng 4255]

10. Michael Hebbert: Icicle Joe, the Eskimo (1.59) (Leslie Sarony) "The Rampin' Cat: songs, ballads and English country dance tunes, played on the Jeffries Duet concertina" Free Reed FRR009, 1977. (LP) [UK] (

11. Tommy Guihen: Eleanor Plunkett (3.22) (Turlough O'Carolan) "The torn jacket" Cló Iar-Chonnaught CICD 204, 2017. (CD) [IE] ( [Ng 577, Session #2575]

12. Ted McGraw: Old blaggard / Ricketts hornpipe (3.08) (Traditional; Traditional) "80 years in the making" Edward McGraw 888295827898, 2018. (CD) [US] ( [Ng 1453, Session #1439; Ng 1718, Session #272]

13. Mick Foster: Old shelling: Mary McMahon / The green mountain (2.07) (Traditional; Traditional) "Traditional Irish music: All Ireland Senior Champion (1960-1970) piano accordion" Pye Golden Guinea GSGL10487, 1972. (LP) [UK] [Ng 1228, Session #1934; Ng 2336, Session #166]

14. Enda Seery: The windway / Paddy's whiskers (3.53) (Enda Seery; Traditional) "Raining notes" Enda Seery ESTWCCD03, 2018. (CD) [IE] ( [-; Session #7673]


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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