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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full detailis.  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 Monday 21 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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    The Smiths - Morrissey's autobiography

    Miriam's first guest this morning is Matthew Devereaux from the band 'The Pale',  who has been busy reading Morrissey's autobioghraphy, the lead singer of the 1980's band The Smiths.  James Morrissey's book has been one of the most anticipated books of recent years.

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    ICA's Book of Home & Family

    Last year the Irish Countrywoman's Association published their hugely successful ICA Cookbook, this year they have followed it up with a practical know how & pearls of wisdom for all of the home with 'The Book of Home & Family'. Joining Miriam in studio is Liz Wall, ICA National  President & Josephine Helly, President of Galway ICA.

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    Singer Karen Underwood

    Miriam's next guest is a talented singer & performer who moved here from Chicago in 1997 to start a new life in Cork. Since her time in Ireland, her life has been tinged with both happiness & profound sadness. Karen Underwood joins Miriam in studio this morning.

    Karen's new show is called 'The Ladies Lost & Found', a show covering tracks by legendary divas such as Billie Holiday, Whitney Houston, Judy Garland & more.

    Venue is the Everyman Theatre in Cork on Saturday November 30th @ 8pm

    (All profits go to Karen's Cork charity 'Bounce Back' - to create & spread awareness of suicide in youth).

    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

    • 08:22 a.m.
      Title: There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
      Performer(s): The Smiths
      Performer(s):
      Album: The Sound Of The Smiths (Deluxe Edition) [Remastered]
      Duration: 0:04:15
    • Title: What A Diff'rence A Day Made
      Performer(s): Karen Underwood
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:00

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