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    April 17. Carl returns after his break on Tuesday and tonight Eamonn links Anouer Brahem's "Sur Le Fleuve"; part of Mussorgsky's "Pictures At An Exhibition"; Finnish folk courtesy of kantele-player Timo Vaananen; John Dankworth's "Thieving Boy"; Saint-Saens' String Quartet No.1; flamenco guitarist José Luis Montón; sublime saxophone-playing by Art Pepper (pictured); Irish guitarist Mark Anthony McGrath; and more from the recently-issued "Fixin To Die" by Jackson C. Frank (see Blue Tunes, below).10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 16 April 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week we feature rarities from the newly-issued "Fixin' To Die" by cult troubadour Jackson C. Frank. He released just one album in his lifetime, produced by Paul Simon in 1965.

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    Jackson C. Frank: April 14th - 20th

    The American singer/songwriter Jackson C. Frank was seriously injured as a child, in a school fire that claimed the lives of most of his classmates. He is best known for writing "Blues Run The Game", a song that's been covered by Simon & Garfunkel, Bert Jansch, Eddi Reader, John Renbourn and Frank's one-time girlfriend, Sandy Denny. He, himself, recorded just one album in his lifetime, the eponymous "Jackson C. Frank", produced by Frank's friend Paul Simon, in London. This week, we feature rarities from the newly-issued “Fixin’ To Die”: home and reel-to-reel recordings made during the 1960s and 1970s. Join Ellen and Eamonn to hear a selection each night this week, from 10pm...


    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:04 p.m.
      Title: The Curse
      Performer(s): Agnes Obel
      Album: The Curse - Single
      Duration: 0:06:08
    • 10:08 p.m.
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major Op. 22 - Movement Ii - Adagio Con M
      Performer(s): Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
      Duration: 0:05:53
    • 10:13 p.m.
      Title: String Quartet Op 131 In C Sharp Minor - Movement I - Adagio Ma
      Performer(s): Alban Berg Quartet
      Duration: 0:07:05
    • 10:21 p.m.
      Title: Sehnsucht --
      Performer(s): Dieter Ilg (Bass)
      Duration: 0:03:59
    • 10:32 p.m.
      Title: Theme From Mystic River
      Performer(s): Brad Hatfield (Piano)
      Duration: 0:05:19
    • 10:36 p.m.
      Title: Slim Pickin'
      Performer(s): Hugh Doolan (All Instruments)
      Duration: 0:05:20
    • 10:43 p.m.
      Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor (2Nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Margaret Fingerhut (Piano)
      Duration: 0:07:29
    • 10:50 p.m.
      Title: Last Spring -- Elegiac Melodies, Op.34 No.2
      Performer(s): Raphael Wallfisch (Cello)
      Duration: 0:04:49
    • 10:55 p.m.
      Title: Music For A While
      Performer(s): Garth Knox (Viola D'amore)
      Duration: 0:03:44
    • 11:00 p.m.
      Title: Saratoga Summer Song
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Kate & Anna McGarrigle
      Album: Tell My Sister (Remastered), Nonesuch Records, Not Available
      Duration: 0:04:08
    • 11:04 p.m.
      Title: Your Mother And I
      Performer(s): Loudon Wainwright (Vocal, Gtr)
      Duration: 0:02:49
    • 11:07 p.m.
      Title: Vibrate
      Composer: Rufus Wainwright
      Performer(s): Rufus Wainwright
      Album: Want One, Geffen, 9887273
      Duration: 0:02:41
    • 11:10 p.m.
      Title: Bigger Than Home
      Performer(s): Manu Delago (Hang, Drums, Keyboards)
      Duration: 0:05:01
    • 11:14 p.m.
      Title: Winter Moon
      Performer(s): Hoagy Carmichael (Vocal)
      Duration: 0:04:28
    • 11:18 p.m.
      Title: Intuition
      Performer(s): Tord Gustavsen (Piano), Tore Brunborg (Tenor Saxophone)
      Duration: 0:04:48
    • 11:24 p.m.
      Title: The Wildflower Meadow (2Nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Claire Jones (Harp)
      Duration: 0:06:04
    • 11:31 p.m.
      Title: Ah Melody
      Performer(s): Serge Gainsbourg
      Album: Les 100 plus belles chansons
      Duration: 0:02:00
    • 11:36 p.m.
      Title: Hello It's Me
      Performer(s): Lou Reed (Vocal)
      Duration: 0:03:18
    • 11:54 p.m.
      Title: Lullaby --
      Performer(s): Melvyn Tan (Piano)
      Duration: 0:01:29
    • 11:56 p.m.
      Title: Missy
      Performer(s): Chris Thile (Vocals, Mandolin)
      Duration: 0:04:08
    • 12:00 a.m.
      Title: Going Nowhere
      Performer(s): Elliott Smith (Vocal, Guitars)
      Duration: 0:04:06
    • 12:04 a.m.
      Title: Pauvre Martin
      Performer(s): Barbara
      Album: Barbara : Grandes chansons
      Duration: 0:03:12
    • 12:23 a.m.
      Title: Harvest Breed
      Performer(s): Joel Frederiksen (Bass, Lute)
      Duration: 0:01:50
    • 12:24 a.m.
      Title: Air: Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow
      Performer(s): Kevin Burke
      Duration: 0:04:01
    • 12:28 a.m.
      Title: Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt
      Performer(s): Theo Bleckmann (Vocal)
      Duration: 0:05:35
    • 12:34 a.m.
      Title: Solitary Moon -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Shirley Horn (Vocal, Piano)
      Duration: 0:05:21
    • 12:39 a.m.
      Title: Festival
      Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal)
      Duration: 0:09:38
    • 12:49 a.m.
      Title: Tres Pecas Nordestinas (2Nd Movement) Aboio
      Performer(s): Yerko Pinto (Violin)
      Duration: 0:06:23
    • 12:54 a.m.
      Title: Juliet
      Performer(s): Matthew Bourne (Piano/ Cello)
      Duration: 0:03:37

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