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    Jazz Summers

    Jim Carroll on 'Big Life' by music guru Jazz Summers who was responsible for such acts as Wham, Yazz and Snow Patrol. The Publishers are Quartet Books.

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    Graham Nash

    Tony Clayton-Lea on 'Wild Tales: A Rock and Roll Life' by Graham Nash which is Published by Penguin.

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    Album Reviews

    Rachel Breslin and David Turpin review this week's new album releases 'Prism' from Katy Perry and 'Pure Heroine' from Lorde.

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    Beatles Special - Part Three

     

    Seamus Brennan performs an excerpt from the Play 'John Lennon's Last Day, a home recording of John & Sean Lennon with Yoko Ono from 1979, live music from The Ikonics, Dublin Artist Georgina Flood on her Beatles Art and live music from Get Back.

     

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    Beatles Special - Part One

     

    A special programme to celebrate 50 years since The Beatles performed in Dublin with live music from Get Back (formerly The Classic Beatles), Colm Keane Author of 'The Beatles - Irish Concerts', Shirley Chance and Stephen Kennedy of The Dublin Beatles Festival and live music from Jonathan Ward and Vyvienne Long with Binzer Brennan. The Dublin Beatles Festival takes place between November 7th and 10th - www.dublinbeatlesfestival.com.

     

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    Beatles Special - Part Two

     

    Catherine Hansard, who broke into The Beatles dressing room in 1963, Terrie & Bill Colman-Black, Keith Cairns, Daragh Downes of the Beatles Lecture Series in Trinity College, Colin Hanton of The Quarrymen and live music from Beatles For Sale.

     

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    Columbian Harpist Edmar Castanada

    Columbian Harpist Edmar Castanada performs 'Poem Of Strings'. Edmar is currently on a tour of Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for full dates.

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    Album Reviews

    Rachel Breslin and John Meagher review the latest albums 'New' from Paul McCartney, 'Same Cloth or Not' from Lisa O'Neill and 'Moon Landing' from James Blunt.

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    Live Music - Red Queen Contest

    Live music from Navan band Red Queen Contest who perform 'Before It Gets Old' and 'Subtle Hand' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band release their debut album at Dublin's Academy on Friday October 18th & their website is www.redqueencontest.com.

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