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    Jan 25. Tonight, Eamonn links a little bit of Corsican chant; accordionist Frode Haltli; a solo jazz piano performance from 1973 that's been made available on the recent SteepleChase release "An Evening With Joe Albany"; a choir from Estonia, singing traditional fare; bluesman "T-Bone" Walker (pictured); award-winning vocalist Lauren Kinsella, guesting on a new CD by young trumpeter Laura Jurd; more from Ewan MacColl (see BLUE TUNES, below); movie music by Howard Shore; 2 x Bacharach/David; Robert Fripp with Theo Travis;  and harmonica-player Brendan Power. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 15 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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 -

    Ewan MacColl: January 19th - 25th

    Ewan MacColl – born Jimmy Miller in Salford – was a singer, songwriter, broadcaster, record producer, collector of folk music, political activist, newspaper editor, playwright and actor. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll listen to MacColl material interpreted by himself and others (including Christy Moore and the Unthanks).

    Click here to listen to a documentary on Ewan MacColl first broadcast on RTÉ in 1975.

    Tom Jobim Tribute: January 26th - February 1st

    The cellist/arranger Jacques Morelenbaum and his singer/wife, Paula, were a big part of the life of Antonio Carlos Jobim (pictured), shaping the music of his last recordings. They paid a fitting tribute to “Tom” by recording an album in his Rio de Janeiro home studio - suitably titled "Casa".  We mark Tom Jobim’s birthday this week by shining the spotlight on this moving tribute with Ryucihi Sakamoto on piano and Jobim’s son Paulo on guitar.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Out Of This World
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Superhero
      Performer(s): Brooke, Jonathan, Peyroux, Madeleine
      Performer(s): Brooke, Jonathan, Peyroux, Madeleine
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:13
      Title: Double Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Poco Lento
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 7:09
    • 22:20
      Title: Skywriter
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:24
      Title: A Place Called Home
      Performer(s): Hansdottir / Hejgaard
      Performer(s): Hansdottir / Hejgaard
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:28
      Title: The Game Of Cards
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:33
      Title: I
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Poeme Tragique Op. 34
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:28
    • 22:44
      Title: It Ain't Necessarily So From Porgy And Bess
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:49
      Title: For You Blue
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Duration: 2:37
    • 22:52
      Title: So Long: Go
      Performer(s): Cohen / Patterson
      Performer(s): Cohen / Patterson
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:56
      Title: You Compare Her To A Rose
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:06
      Title: Pno Concerto No.5 "Emperor" (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:12
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No. 5 In F Major Op. 24 - Movement I
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:42
    • 23:19
      Title: Zill Bell
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Hand To Hold
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:32
      Title: God Don't Never Change
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:35
      Title: Michelle
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:40
      Title: Notturno Op. 12
      Performer(s): Joachim, Joseph
      Performer(s): Joachim, Joseph
      Duration: 9:38
    • 23:50
      Title: Mama, You Been On My Mind
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:53
      Title: Aba
      Performer(s): Kornstad, Hakon
      Performer(s): Kornstad, Hakon
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:57
      Title: Lo And Behold
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:00
      Title: Trav'lin Light
      Performer(s): Trombie Young, John Mercer, James Mundy
      Performer(s): Trombie Young, John Mercer, James Mundy
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:04
      Title: When The World Was Young
      Performer(s): Philippe-Gerard / Mercer
      Performer(s): Philippe-Gerard / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Trois Gymnopedies - 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:12
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:16
      Title: Liden Sol
      Performer(s): Blum, Helene
      Performer(s): Blum, Helene
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:18
      Title: Running On Fumes
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Duration: 6:51
    • 00:25
      Title: Ingrid Bergman
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:27
      Title: The World Is Water
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:32
      Title: Lonely Woman
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:01
    • 00:41
      Title: Concerto For Viola And Orchestra - Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:47
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:52
      Title: Fotheringay
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:55
      Title: Sweet Rosemary (Demo Version)
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:16

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