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    Clive Davis - 'The Soundtrack of my Life'

    Jim Carroll discusses the book Clive Davis "The Soundtrack of My Life" which is out now and published by Simon & Schuster. Davis was instrumental in the careers of artists such as Janis Joplin and Whitney Houston.

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    Book: Disney's Most Notorious Film

    John Byrne discusses the book 'Disney's Most Notorious Film: Race, Convergence, and the Hidden Histories of Song of the South' with Seán Rocks. Song of the South was made in 1946 and little is known about it. The Author is Jason Sperb and the Publishers are Texas University Press.

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    Film - Good Vibrations

    Tony Clayton-Lea on the film 'Good Vibrations' which is about the Belfast record store of the same name, run by Terry Hooley, which kept going through the Troubles. The film is released on Friday March 29th.

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    Author Rupert Thomson

    Rupert Thomson discusses his latest book 'Secrecy' with Seán Rocks. The book is set in 17th Century Florence, a city that is rife with corruption and decay. The Publishers are Granta.

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    Aiden Grennelle - 'David Bowie Is'

    Irish graphic designer Aiden Grennelle on his screen print which is included in a retrospective of the life and work of David Bowie 'David Bowie Is'. The exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London this weekend. The website is www.vam.ac.uk.

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    Live Music - Ana Gog

    Ana Gog perform 'The Deep Familiar' and 'Hello Magpie' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks - the band's new album is 'Making Trails' - their website is www.anagogmusic.com

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    Live Music - Ghost Trio

    Ghost Trio (Iarla O'Lionáird, Cleek Schrey and Ivan Goff) perform live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The trio are currently on tour - www.musicnetwork.ie for full details.

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    Political Comedians

    Abie Philbin-Bowman on an Irish political cabinet made up entirely of Irish stand-up comedians.

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    Classic Movie - Peeping Tom

    John Byrne discusses this week's Classic Movie 'Peeping Tom' with Seán Rocks. The film is about voyeurism and was Directed by Michael Powell in 1960.

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