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    John speaks to Madness lead singer Suggs

    This morning John speaks to Suggs, whose real name is Graham McPherson, the lead singer of ska-pop band Madness about his life & career. Madness have produced many successful singles over a period of 20 years, with such hits as Baggy Trousers, It Must be Love, & Our House.

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    Other Voices, St James Church, Dingle

    One of the musical highlights of the year is undoubtedly the recording of 'Other Voices', a unique musical event which takes place in St. James Church, Dingle, Co Kerry, December 1st, 2nd & 3rd & Philip King is on the line to John to tell us more about.

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    Music & chat with Maria Doyle Kennedy

    Music & chat from actress & singer, Maria Doyle Kennedy accomp by Kieran Kennedy, in studio with John & Maria's album Sing is available in the shops at the moment & you can find out more about her gigs on www.maridk.com

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    The Three Sopranos with RTE NSO

    We have music & chat from three of Ireland's best known sopranos, Celine Byrne, Regina Nathan & Cara O'Sullivan accompanied by RTE's National Symphony Orchestra live in studio this morning. www.rte.ie/nso

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    Launch of A Murray Christmas CD

    We are here in Easons in Dundrum with our guest panel, Anne Doyle, Dr. Claire Hayes, Clinical Director of Aware, David Carton, Chairman of Aware & Rev Maria Jannson, COI Dean of Waterford with music from two musicians featured on our CD, John Spillane with 'A Christmas Childhood' & Luan Parle with 'The Little Match Girl'.

     

    After months of work & huge generosity of time & talent on the part of the artists themselves, the release of A Murray Christmas an album of 16 songs & inspirational readings featuring Sinead O'Connor, The Coronas, Sharon Shannon, Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, Jack L, Little Green Cars & many more.

     

    A proportion of the proceeds from the CD will be donated to the charity Aware www.aware.ie with support groups nationwide email wecanhelp@aware.ie and a LoCall Helpline 1890.303.302

     

     

    Music

    We also have music & chat from Paddy Casey who is back from a break in recording. With songs from his fourth album 'The Secret Life Of', you can also see Paddy Casey & Dublin Gospel Choir with support by Fiona Melady tonight at Dublin's Olympia Theatre. www.ticketmaster.ie

    Music & Entertainment

    Also music from Irish band, Aslan & John will also be chatting to the programme's tv presenter Kathryn Thomas & the panel of experts,Dr. Eva Orsmond, Karl Henry & Dr. Eddie Murphy plus a motivational speech from a stern talking Srgt. Mick Mulcahy!

    Instrumental

    In studio also are John's fellow musical impresarios for a run down on how 'Instrumental' went last night, Manuela Spinelli, John's fellow piano partner Kathleen, composer Greg Clifford, cello tutor Uwe & clarinet tutor Michael Seavers with conductor David Brophy.

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    We Cut Corners

    Conall Ó Breacháin & John Duignan aka 'We Cut Corners' who are wowed by critics with their new & destinctive sound. Their debut album 'Today I Realised I Could Go Home Backwards' was nominated for best Irish album of last year.

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