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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 Tuesday 26 November 2013

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by John Murray.

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    Operation Transformation in Assoc with Safefood

    Yesterday on the programme Kathryn Thomas revealed our first leader, Deirdre O'Donovan & this morning Kathryn will be revealing another leader for Operation Transformation in association with Safefood 2014. Kathryn joins John on the lne this morning & Dr. Eddie Murphy of the expert panel joins us in studio.

    www.rte.ie/ot

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    The High Kings - Performances & chat

    Joining John in studio this morning we will have great music & a chat with the High Kings. Their latest album is Friends for Life & having recently made a trip to New York, they are hoping to bring their music to global audiences.

    www.thehighkings.com for information on their tour dates 

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    Pat O'Connell - Fishmonger in Cork

    Pat O'Connell became famous when a photograph of himself sharing a joke with Queen Elizabeth became one of the most iconic images of her historic visit to Ireland two years ago. Pat has written a book about his life as a fishmonger & he joins John from our Cork studio to talk about the Queen & how the O'Connells came to run such a famous stall.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Friends for Life
      Composer: The High Kings
      Performer(s): The High Kings
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      Duration: 0:03:30
    • Title: Johnny Leave Her
      Composer: The High Kings
      Performer(s): The High Kings
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      Duration: 0:03:00

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