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    The John Murray Show Thursday 18 April 2013

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    The John Murray Show

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

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    What's Your Problem - fashion consultant Conundrum

    It's been a couple of weeks since we brought you a conundrum & this morning we bring you another from John Bela Reilly, who recently took to the streets & tracked down a man whose dilemma is one many of us men will identify with.

    Plus some of our listeners views, Maria Cullen, Sean Ronan & Fionnuala join John on the line. 

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    A Dad's Life - Adam Brophy

    Adam Brophy began a column in the Irish Times seven years ago, called A Dad's Life & this week he has called a halt. This morning Adam joins John from our Cork studio.

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    Sporting Underdogs

    Yesterday we launched our search for sporting underdogs so we can follow the fortunes of a struggling but ambitious club or team, from all sporting codes, to make an impression in its league or championship in 2013. Joining John on the line is Rory Kavanagh, who is captain of the Irish Mixed Ultimate Frisbee Team!

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    Cults & Celebrities

    Following the recent news that Peaches Geldof, daughter of Sir Bob, has apparently joined a cult, our colleague Zbyszek Zalinski joins John in studio to take a look at why some celebrities seek spiritual enlightenment by joining rather curious organizations.

    “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.

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