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    The John Murray Show Tuesday 19 February 2013

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    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with John Murray

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    Book 'Calm the Soul: A Book of Simple Wisdom & Prayers'

    They've taken the publishing world by storm, powering into number 1 position in the Bestsellers list for the second week in a row, it is the Poor Clares in Galway with their book 'Calm the Soul'. Sister Colette is the Mother Abbess at the enclosed order & joins John on the line from the monastery this morning.

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    Professor Austin Leahy band

    Normally my next guest is wearing scrubs, has a scalpel in his hand & is operating on veins & arteries, but this morning, he's warming up his vocal chords. Joining John in studio is Professor Austin Leahy, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Beaumont Hospital for a chat & performance.

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    Singer Tracey Thorn

    Tracy Thorn has achieved popularity as part of the music group Everything But The Girl & Tracey joins John on the line from London to talk about her music & about writing her memoir, ' Bedist Disco Queen, How I grew Up & Tried to be a Popstar'.

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

    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.

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