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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 17 February 2014

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    Hear the soulful singing of Nina Simone all this week on The Blue of the Night.

    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: Skyline
      Performer(s): Moriya / Lams / Richards
      Performer(s): Moriya / Lams / Richards
      Duration: 0:04:57
    • 10:06 p.m.
      Title: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Duration: 0:03:54
    • 10:09 p.m.
      Title: My Baby Just Cares For Me
      Performer(s): Kahn, Gus/Donaldson, Walter
      Performer(s): Kahn, Gus/Donaldson, Walter
      Duration: 0:03:53
    • 10:14 p.m.
      Title: Amada Gioventude
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 0:03:17
    • 10:17 p.m.
      Title: Old Soldier
      Performer(s): Cohn, Marc
      Performer(s): Cohn, Marc
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 10:22 p.m.
      Title: Are You Leaving For The Country
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Duration: 0:03:29
    • 10:26 p.m.
      Title: Deborah'S Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 0:04:37
    • 10:32 p.m.
      Title: Iii: Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Duration: 0:02:29
    • 10:34 p.m.
      Title: Cello Concerto (After Cello Sonata Op.36) - Andante Molto Tranqu
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 0:06:52
    • 10:41 p.m.
      Title: Choro No.1 For Guitar
      Performer(s): Santorsola, Guido
      Performer(s): Santorsola, Guido
      Duration: 0:03:41
    • 10:45 p.m.
      Title: Scorching Day
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 0:06:09
    • 10:51 p.m.
      Title: If at All
      Performer(s): Ross, Florian
      Performer(s): Ross, Florian
      Duration: 0:04:04
    • 10:55 p.m.
      Title: Il Postino - Theme
      Performer(s): Bacalov, Luis
      Performer(s): Bacalov, Luis
      Duration: 0:04:01
    • 11:00 p.m.
      Title: Drinkin' Gourd
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:03 p.m.
      Title: The Kid
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Duration: 0:04:31
    • 11:07 p.m.
      Title: Jack Frost
      Performer(s): Waterson, M
      Performer(s): Waterson, M
      Duration: 0:04:51
    • 11:13 p.m.
      Title: Honest I Do
      Composer: John Scofield
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Duration: 0:04:34
    • 11:17 p.m.
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:22 p.m.
      Title: Symphony No.2 - Part One: Prologue
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:27 p.m.
      Title: Main Title from Cool Hand Luke
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Duration: 0:02:21
    • 11:30 p.m.
      Title: Concerto For 2 Oboes (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Duration: 0:02:31
    • 11:32 p.m.
      Title: Children'S Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 0:03:03
    • 11:35 p.m.
      Title: Memory (1St Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Dubery, David
      Performer(s): Dubery, David
      Duration: 0:02:48
    • 11:38 p.m.
      Title: Lady In Wimple Headress
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 0:07:13
    • 11:45 p.m.
      Title: Blue
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:50 p.m.
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:57 p.m.
      Title: The Last Bird To Sing
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Ewan
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Ewan
      Duration: 0:06:20
    • 12:03 a.m.
      Title: In Ma Ain Country
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Duration: 0:03:42
    • 12:07 a.m.
      Title: String Quartet No.7 (3Rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mccabe, John
      Performer(s): Mccabe, John
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:14 a.m.
      Title: Somebody To Love
      Performer(s): Mercury, Freddie
      Performer(s): Mercury, Freddie
      Duration: 0:04:32
    • 12:20 a.m.
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 0:04:25
    • 12:24 a.m.
      Title: Jardin D'amour
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Duration: 0:06:06
    • 12:31 a.m.
      Title: Silent Spaces
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:34 a.m.
      Title: The Other Woman
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Duration: 0:03:19
    • 12:38 a.m.
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano (2Nd Movement) Cavatine
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:44 a.m.
      Title: La Catedral (2nd Movement) Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Barrios, Augustin
      Performer(s): Barrios, Augustin
      Duration: 0:02:13
    • 12:46 a.m.
      Title: Pattern D (Euphlsia Puella Parva Est)
      Performer(s): Fujieda, Mamoru
      Performer(s): Fujieda, Mamoru
      Duration: 0:03:10
    • 12:50 a.m.
      Title: Winter Elegy
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 0:08:34

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