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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full details.  Emerging musicians are invited to send in their music to the John Murray Show by email.The John Murray Show decides on a shortlist of the 20 best acts.A panel of experts will reduce the field from 20 to six.

    These six are all played (pre-recorded) on the John Murray Show in a semi-final on Friday, May 16, where the top three are decided by a panel on that show.

    The final three then play live in Studio 8 in the John Murray Show final on Thursday, May 29.The overall winner plays again on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 31. Please ensure the soloist and/or band members are available for these key dates.

    The John Murray Show Wednesday 21 August 2013

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Kathryn Thomas

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    Irish author Harper Collins Publishing Deal

    Kathryn's first guest this morning has in one year gone from being a self-published author to having a publishing deal with Harper Collins. On the line is Carmel Harrington, who self-published her ebook a year ago titled 'Beyond Graces Rainbow' .  Carmel tells us all about her dream coming true!

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    Tribute to Philip Chevron

    Lead guitarist with The Pogues & founding member of The Radiators from Space, had been given the all clear after five years battling cancer but it has returned & it is inoperable. Friends & collaborators have come together for a musical testimonial. In the great tradition of football testimonials, the event takes place this Saturday night August 24th at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin.

    Joining Kathryn in studio are Radiators from Space members Steve Averill & Pete Holidai & from a London studio Cait O'Riordan, exPogue & exRadiator member.

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    Transfer Window Premier League

    Rumours, gossip, big name shake-ups, the clock is ticking on the Premier League transfer window which closes in 12 days time. In studio with Kathryn this morning is Richard Sadlier, who has been player, agent, director of Millwall Youth Academy to reveal a little of the wheeling & dealing & sums of money that flows through the premier league.

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:18 a.m.
      Title: Thousands Are Sailing
      Performer(s): Pogues
      Performer(s): Pogues
      Duration: 0:05:38
    • 09:30 a.m.
      Title: Television Screen
      Composer: Chevron
      Performer(s): Radiators From Space
      Performer(s): Radiators From Space
      Album: Definitive Irish Rock Alb, Emi, CDDIR1
      Duration: 0:01:49
    • 09:44 a.m.
      Title: Faithful Departed
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Album: The Time Has Come, WEA, 240 150-2
      Duration: 0:03:11

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