The John Murray Show

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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 Friday 18 October 2013

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    The John Murray Show with Miriam

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Miriam O'Callaghan.

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    Jimmy Magee autobiography released later this year

    Miriam's first guest this morning is Jimmy Magee, RTE's Memory Man, who has been commenting on tv for the past 50 years on many major sports events. With no intention of hanging up the mic & headset anytime soon, Jimmy talks to Miriam about his book & the phrase he coined 'different class' & the sports people he believes are worthy of that term.

    Jimmy's Autobioghraphy 'Different Class - My Favourite Sporting Memories' - by Jimmy Magee with Jason O'Toole.

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    Equinox - Europe's hottest Jazz Band fronted by a Dubliner

    Though legally blind Dubliner Johnny Daly became a founding member of one of Europe's hottest new jazz acts, Equinox. Just back from Amsterdam they are described as 'cool & lucid, exciting & virtuosic - a joy to hear' & are about to embark on a nationwide Irish tour. (Jimmy Magee also gives us an impronto performance by singing with Equinox).

    Equinox have recently released their second album 'Face the Music' & can be seen on their nationwide tour

    Galway - Town Hall Theatre - Sat 19th October

    Waterford - Theatre Royal - Wed 23rd October

    Dublin - The Sugar Club - Sun 3rd November

     

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: As Long as There's Music
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Album: Face the Music, N/A
      Duration: 0:04:00
    • Title: These are Soulful Days
      Composer: Lee Morgan
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Duration: 0:03:00

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