The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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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 Monday 11 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Time has confirmed Johnny Mercer's status as an American popular music giant. Hear his songs - sung by the greats including Mercer himself this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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

    • 10:00 p.m.
      Title: River Of Tears
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 0:07:16
    • 10:07 p.m.
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 0:02:55
    • 10:10 p.m.
      Title: Adoption
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 10:14 p.m.
      Title: String Trio In C Major (2Nd Movement) Adagio Con Espressione
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 0:06:50
    • 10:21 p.m.
      Title: O mon bel inconnu (O My Handsome Stranger)
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Duration: 0:04:15
    • 10:26 p.m.
      Title: Dream
      Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 10:30 p.m.
      Title: Farewell To Mccarthy's
      Performer(s): Vallely
      Performer(s): Vallely
      Duration: 0:04:58
    • 10:35 p.m.
      Title: Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 0:04:38
    • 10:40 p.m.
      Title: Suite
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 0:08:37
    • 10:49 p.m.
      Title: Here
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Duration: 0:01:51
    • 10:50 p.m.
      Title: Blasten Sopar Sommaren
      Performer(s): Rasmussen, H.
      Performer(s): Rasmussen, H.
      Duration: 0:03:50
    • 10:56 p.m.
      Title: The Banks Of Green Willow
      Performer(s): Butterworth, George
      Performer(s): Butterworth, George
      Duration: 0:06:32
    • 11:02 p.m.
      Title: There's A Long Trail Winding
      Performer(s): Elliott/ King
      Performer(s): Elliott/ King
      Duration: 0:01:15
    • 11:03 p.m.
      Title: I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
      Performer(s): Harbach/ Hoschna
      Performer(s): Harbach/ Hoschna
      Duration: 0:07:26
    • 11:12 p.m.
      Title: Alem
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Duration: 0:08:30
    • 11:21 p.m.
      Title: Soukora
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Duration: 0:06:20
    • 11:27 p.m.
      Title: Lili Marleen
      Performer(s): Schultze/Leip
      Performer(s): Schultze/Leip
      Duration: 0:06:04
    • 11:35 p.m.
      Title: String Quartet No.1 in E Minor (1st movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:39 p.m.
      Title: Choral pour orgue - Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 0:04:36
    • 11:45 p.m.
      Title: Eden
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Duration: 0:06:57
    • 11:51 p.m.
      Title: Jano Mori
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Duration: 0:07:55
    • 12:00 a.m.
      Title: Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed
      Performer(s): Weill/Hughes
      Performer(s): Weill/Hughes
      Duration: 0:03:20
    • 12:03 a.m.
      Title: Kish
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:11 a.m.
      Title: Violin Sonata In G (1St Movement) - Allegretto
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 0:08:40
    • 12:20 a.m.
      Title: Gnossienne No 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 0:03:25
    • 12:24 a.m.
      Title: Love Comes to Me
      Performer(s): Bonnie "Prince" Billy
      Performer(s): Bonnie "Prince" Billy
      Album: Is It the Sea?
      Duration: 0:04:46
    • 12:28 a.m.
      Title: The River
      Performer(s): Beck, Gordon
      Performer(s): Beck, Gordon
      Duration: 0:04:31
    • 12:33 a.m.
      Title: September In The Rain
      Performer(s): Warren/Dubin
      Performer(s): Warren/Dubin
      Duration: 0:03:32
    • 12:37 a.m.
      Title: Amber Captive
      Performer(s): Towner/Peacock
      Performer(s): Towner/Peacock
      Duration: 0:04:32
    • 12:41 a.m.
      Title: River Lea
      Performer(s): Mulvey, Nick
      Performer(s): Mulvey, Nick
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:45 a.m.
      Title: Pno Trio No 2 In E Flat Maj (2Nd Movement) Andante Con Moto
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 0:08:48
    • 12:54 a.m.
      Title: Kentucky Avenue
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 0:05:04

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