Christmas Specials

    A collection of special programmes on RTÉ Radio 1 from Christmas 2013

    Christmas Programmes Wednesday 1 January 2014

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    Reasons to be Cheerful

    As Ireland closes out 2013 with hopes of better days, Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin and a panel focus on the elusive bluebird of happiness.

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    Call of The Dark with Michael Harding

    Irish writer Michael Harding brings us right into the depths of winter in his native Leitrim for this special programme where he reflects on the music and sounds of the darkness

    Music Played on the Show

    • 02:10 p.m.
      Title: Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
      Performer(s): Simply Red
      Performer(s): Simply Red
      Album: Song Book 1985-2010
      Duration: 0:04:39
    • 01:34 p.m.
      Title: Happy
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Album: Despicable Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), N/A
      Duration: 0:03:40
    • 03:04 p.m.
      Title: Happy
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Album: Despicable Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), N/A
      Duration: 0:03:40
    • 01:37 p.m.
      Title: Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
      Performer(s): Simply Red
      Performer(s): Simply Red
      Album: Song Book 1985-2010
      Duration: 0:04:39
    • 02:12 p.m.
      Title: Music For A Found Harmonium
      Performer(s): Patrick Street
      Performer(s): Patrick Street
      Album: Irish Times
      Duration: 0:02:55
    • 03:08 p.m.
      Title: Celtic New Year
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Duration: 0:06:23
    • 01:38 p.m.
      Title: Rip It Up
      Performer(s): Orange Juice
      Performer(s): Orange Juice
      Album: Rip It Up
      Duration: 0:03:56
    • 03:20 p.m.
      Title: Take Me To Church
      Composer: Hozier
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Album: Take Me To Church - EP
      Duration: 0:04:17
    • 02:12 p.m.
      Title: New Year's Day
      Performer(s): U2
      Performer(s): U2
      Album: U218 Singles
      Duration: 0:04:29
    • 01:38 p.m.
      Title: Love Vibration
      Performer(s): Josh Rouse
      Performer(s): Josh Rouse
      Album: 1972
      Duration: 0:04:17
    • 02:17 p.m.
      Title: Year of the Cat
      Performer(s): Al Stewart
      Performer(s): Al Stewart
      Album: 100 Hits Driving Rock
      Duration: 0:06:45
    • 03:24 p.m.
      Title: New Year's Day
      Performer(s): U2
      Performer(s): U2
      Album: U218 Singles
      Duration: 0:04:29
    • 01:38 p.m.
      Title: Avalanche - Single
      Performer(s): Foreign Slippers
      Performer(s): Foreign Slippers
      Duration: 0:04:18
    • 03:37 p.m.
      Title: You Can't Always Get What You Want
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): The Rolling Stones
      Performer(s): The Rolling Stones
      Album: GRRR! (Deluxe Version), N/A
      Duration: 0:09:19
    • 02:23 p.m.
      Title: Happy
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Album: Despicable Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), N/A
      Duration: 0:03:40
    • 01:51 p.m.
      Title: Celtic New Year
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Duration: 0:06:23
    • 02:23 p.m.
      Title: Celtic New Year
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Performer(s): Van Morrison
      Duration: 0:06:23
    • 03:42 p.m.
      Title: Isn't She Lovely
      Performer(s): Stevie Wonder
      Performer(s): Stevie Wonder
      Album: Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection
      Duration: 0:03:32
    • 02:29 p.m.
      Title: Carnival Station
      Performer(s): The Carnival Brothers
      Performer(s): The Carnival Brothers
      Album: Carnival Station - Single
      Duration: 0:03:44
    • 03:50 p.m.
      Title: High Hopes
      Performer(s): Kodaline
      Performer(s): Kodaline
      Album: The High Hopes EP
      Duration: 0:04:05
    • 02:30 p.m.
      Title: Avalanche - Single
      Performer(s): Foreign Slippers
      Performer(s): Foreign Slippers
      Duration: 0:04:18
    • 04:02 p.m.
      Title: Music For A Found Harmonium
      Performer(s): Patrick Street
      Performer(s): Patrick Street
      Album: Irish Times
      Duration: 0:02:55
    • 02:37 p.m.
      Title: Getting Better
      Performer(s): The Beatles
      Performer(s): The Beatles
      Album: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
      Duration: 0:03:00
    • 04:05 p.m.
      Title: You Can Call Me Al
      Performer(s): Paul Simon
      Performer(s): Paul Simon
      Album: The Essential Paul Simon
      Duration: 0:04:52
    • 04:10 p.m.
      Title: In Spite of Ourselves
      Performer(s): John Prine & Iris DeMent
      Performer(s): John Prine & Iris DeMent
      Album: In Spite of Ourselves
      Duration: 0:03:48
    • 04:25 p.m.
      Title: Getting Better
      Performer(s): The Beatles
      Performer(s): The Beatles
      Album: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
      Duration: 0:03:00
    • 04:28 p.m.
      Title: A Message To You Rudy
      Performer(s): The Specials
      Performer(s): The Specials
      Album: 100 Reggae & Ska Hits
      Duration: 0:03:05
    • 04:35 p.m.
      Title: Avalanche - Single
      Performer(s): Foreign Slippers
      Performer(s): Foreign Slippers
      Duration: 0:04:18
    • 04:40 p.m.
      Title: Year of the Cat
      Performer(s): Al Stewart
      Performer(s): Al Stewart
      Album: 100 Hits Driving Rock
      Duration: 0:06:45
    • 04:46 p.m.
      Title: One Day Like This
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Album: The Seldom Seen Kid, Fiction, 1748990
      Duration: 0:06:42
    • 04:50 p.m.
      Title: I Want You
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Performer(s): Bob Dylan
      Album: The Very Best of Bob Dylan
      Duration: 0:03:17
    • 04:53 p.m.
      Title: Five Hundred Miles
      Composer: Hedy West
      Performer(s): Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan & Stark Sands
      Performer(s): Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan & Stark Sands
      Album: Inside Llewyn Davis (Original Soundtrack Recording), PRO 400209
      Duration: 0:03:38
    • 04:57 p.m.
      Title: Wouldn't It Be Nice
      Performer(s): The Beach Boys
      Performer(s): The Beach Boys
      Album: Pet Sounds
      Duration: 0:02:33
    • 05:05 p.m.
      Title: Handle With Care
      Performer(s): The Traveling Wilburys
      Performer(s): The Traveling Wilburys
      Album: The Traveling Wilburys Collection (Remastered)
      Duration: 0:03:31
    • 05:11 p.m.
      Title: It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
      Performer(s): Billy Joel
      Performer(s): Billy Joel
      Album: Piano Man - The Very Best of Billy Joel
      Duration: 0:03:08
    • 05:19 p.m.
      Title: Inside and Out
      Performer(s): Feist
      Performer(s): Feist
      Album: Let It Die (UK Version)
      Duration: 0:03:59
    • 05:24 p.m.
      Title: Big Bad Handsome Man
      Performer(s): Imelda May
      Performer(s): Imelda May
      Album: Love Tattoo
      Duration: 0:02:57
    • 05:26 p.m.
      Title: Horse With No Name
      Performer(s): America
      Performer(s): America
      Album: America & Friends - Live In Concert
      Duration: 0:04:19
    • 05:35 p.m.
      Title: The Carnival Is Over
      Performer(s): The Seekers
      Performer(s): The Seekers
      Album: 100 Hits Classic 60's
      Duration: 0:03:23
    • 05:48 p.m.
      Title: Carnival Station
      Performer(s): The Carnival Brothers
      Performer(s): The Carnival Brothers
      Album: Carnival Station - Single
      Duration: 0:03:44
    • 05:52 p.m.
      Title: Martha
      Composer: Waits
      Performer(s): Tom Waits
      Performer(s): Tom Waits
      Album: Closing Time, Elektra, 7559608362
      Duration: 0:04:40

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