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    Sept 2: Midweek Blue this Wednesday continues to shine the spotlight on Memphis Slim (see Blue Tunes below); another Blues artist (on his way to Monaghan) Selwyn Birchwood; Irish jazz chanteuse Stella Bass sings about a Nightingale; Bach played by sisters Guher and Suher Pekinel; a Haydn String Quartet; The Sixteen sing Handel; recent John Metcalfe release; Percussionist legend Tommy Hayes and Friends….; Shemekia Copland(pictured) sings JB Lenoir; more from the recent ECM release by Italian jazz legend Enrico Rava; movie music by Michael Nyman; sean-nos singer Roisin Elsafty sings and so too does singer songwriter Katie Kim; choral from Rachmaninov;  Bob Dylan from Blood on the Tracks; For these and lots more join Carl at 10….

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 14 November 2013

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    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.

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    August 31th - Sept 6: Memphis Slim

    Peter “Memphis Slim” Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963. He's our Blue Tunes feature

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