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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 20 December 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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    Murray Christmas Special

    Chat and music in an all-Irish Christmas special featuring music by The Whileaways, Andy Irvine, Walking on Cars, Inni K, Hermitage Green, Gavin James and readings by Conor Cusack and Kate Murray.

    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

    • Title: Jingle Bell Rock
      Composer: Joseph Carleton Beal / James Ross Boothe
      Performer(s): The Whileaways
      Performer(s): The Whileaways
      Album: n/a, n/a, n/a
      Duration: 0:02:12
    • Title: The Cherry Tree Carol
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine
      Album: N/A, N/A, N/A
      Duration: 0:03:31
    • Title: Winter Song
      Composer: Sara Bareilles / Ingrid Michaelson.
      Performer(s): Walking on Cars
      Performer(s): Walking on Cars
      Album: The Hotel Cafe, Not Available, n/a
      Duration: 0:04:29
    • Title: Wexford Carol
      Composer: Unknown
      Performer(s): InnI K
      Performer(s): InnI K
      Album: N/A, Unknown, N/A
      Duration: 0:05:05
    • Title: White Winter Hymnal
      Composer: Fleet Foxes
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Album: White Winter Hymnal, Bellaunion, n/a
      Duration: 0:02:27
    • Title: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
      Composer: Hugh Martin / Ralph Blane
      Performer(s): Gavin James
      Performer(s): Gavin James
      Album: N/A, N/A, N/A
      Duration: 0:03:28
    • Title: December Snow
      Composer: The Whileaways
      Performer(s): The Whileaways
      Performer(s): The Whileaways
      Album: N/A, Unknown, N/A
      Duration: 0:03:37
    • Title: Silent Night
      Composer: Franz Xaver Gruber/arr Foster/foster
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine/Inni K/Walking on Cars/Hermitage Green/Gavin James
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine/Inni K/Walking on Cars/Hermitage Green/Gavin James
      Album: n/a, Unknown, N/A
      Duration: 0:02:55

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