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    Live Music - Chatham Saxophone Quartet

    Chatham Saxophone Quartet perform the 1st movement of Michael Nyman's 'Songs for Tony' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The quartet are currently on a tour of Ireland - www.musicnetwork.ie for dates.

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    Arthur Russell

    Jim Carroll on Arthur Russell's seminal 1986 album 'World of Echo'.

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    X-Factor - Matt Cardle

    Nicoline Greer of RTE's Doc On One on 2010 X-Factor Winner Matt Cardle and what happens to the winners and losers after X-Factor. Nicoline Greer's documentary on X-Factor can be found on www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/radio-documentary-generation-x-factor.html

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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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