Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Wednesday's show, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.....an interesting take on the standard music biography, Neil Young charts his life based around the various cars he has driven in "A Memoir of Life and Cars" and if you're planning to curl up for hours on the sofa over Christmas there's recommendations for the best in crime novels, what to watch on television and a few alternatives to the traditional Christmas songs

    Arena Tuesday 26 March 2013

    Listen

    Arena Tuesday 26th March 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

    Listen

    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.

    Listen

    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.

    Listen

    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.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:28
      Title: Me And Bobby Mcgee
      Performer(s): Janis Joplin
      Performer(s): Janis Joplin
      Album: The Essential Janis Joplin
      Duration: 4:43
    • 19:34
      Title: Me And Julio Down At The School
      Performer(s): Paul Simon
      Performer(s): Paul Simon
      Duration: 2:58
    • 19:40
      Title: Copacabana (At The Copa)
      Performer(s): Barry Manilow
      Performer(s): Barry Manilow
      Album: Ultimate Manilow
      Duration: 5:56
    • 19:44
      Title: I Wanna Dance With Somebody
      Performer(s): Whitney Houston
      Performer(s): Whitney Houston
      Duration: 5:01
    • 19:48
      Title: Empire State Of Mind Part Ii Broken Down
      Performer(s): Alicia Keys
      Performer(s): Alicia Keys
      Duration: 3:49
    • 19:53
      Title: I Say A Little Prayer
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Performer(s): Aretha Franklin
      Duration: 3:44

    Arena With Seán Rocks

    Latest Show

    Arena With Seán Rocks on Twitter

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    Schedule Open Schedule