Joining John in studio this morning we will have great music & a chat with the High Kings. Their latest album is Friends for Life & having recently made a trip to New York, they are hoping to bring their music to global audiences.
This morning The John Murray Showis delighted to announce that our now annual 3 Sopranos Christmas Gala concert will which takes place at National Concert Hall with RTE National Symphony Orchestra. Claudia Boyle who replaces Celine Byrne (who has a prior engagement on that evening) December 19th. Claudia will be joining Regina Nathan & Cara O'Sullivan & Claudia is in studio this morning for a chat & performance.
If you fancy yourself as a singer, you are being called to Croke Park for a special night next month, where an attempt will be made to break a Guinness World Record. In studio with John is business & entrepreneur Richard Mulcahy the man behind the big event 'Stars, Choirs & Carols'. Also in studio are 'The Line Up' choir accompanied on piano by Carl Banks & musicial director Roisin Savage.
Stars, Choirs & Carols will see over 500 choirs gather together @ Croke Park, in aid of Cliona's Foundation & The Sanctuary, on Thursday 19th December 2013.
This morning we hear about a very unlikely music collaboration, between former X Factor winner Shayne Ward & Irish country singers Foster & Allen. Shayne says he's always been a fan of country music & his dreams have come true, having recorded two songs The Galway Girl & One Little Christmas Tree with the country duo. John is joined by Foster & Allen along with Shayne Ward.
John's next guest is Paul Potts, the mobile phone shop worker from Port Talbot in Wales had a life changing momentwhen his rendition of 'Nessun Dorma' propelled him to victory on the X Factor Show six years ago. Now a film about his life has hit the cinemas, his autobioghraphy will soon be published & an album released.
Mundy and Roisin O are two of Ireland's best-loved musicians & are in studio for a chat & performance. They've given their support to the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre by collaborating on a new single called 'TurnOff The Silence' to help generate funds for the charity.
First they’re going to do a duet of a Pixies song, (in honour of John's return), called 'Here Comes Your Man'.
The new single “Turn Off The Silence” will be available on iTunes this Friday, November 8, but as all monies go to counselling, you can make any donation today on Dublin Rape Crisis Centre website - www.drcc.ie
Joining Miriam in studio for chat & performance are Jaime Nanci Barron & the Blue Boys. With such an extraordinary sound & we think the musicians will forgive us if I say that a lot of that comes from the vocals, Jaime Nanci Barron joins Miriam for two performances & chat!
This woman has had an extraordinary career: seven Grammies, two Oscar nominations, ten Country Music Association Awards and sales of more than 100 million records. The list goes on & on & it is not over yet! American country singer Dolly Parton joins Miriam this morning ahead of her 2014 tour in Ireland.
He is a singer, songwriter, actor & a sex symbol, he is of course DavidEssex & he joins me this morning for a chat, about his life, music & acting career. But first we have to start with asking him about his Irish roots.
They were one of the great trad bands of the 60's, their influence can be heard on groups from Planxty, the Bothy Band & de Danan & they're back. Joining Miriam in studio are Andy Irvine, Terry Woods & Johnny Moynihan, together known asThe Sweeney's Men.