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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 Thursday 30 January 2014

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

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    Luke Kelly Special live from O'Donoghues Pub

    In the next hour we're going to be celebrating the life and music of one of the country's greatest folk singers of all time, Luke Kelly as today is the 30th anniversary of his death. We will also have some fantastic music from some of the country's finest musicians, John Sheehan, Damien Dempsey, Paddy Reilly & Finbar Furey.

     

    John is also joined  a large crowd of listeners who have made their way here from all over the country for a special show this morning!

                

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    Phil Coulter's memories of Luke Kelly

    Songwriter Phil Coulter talks about writing for Luke Kelly on the 30th anniversary of his death.

    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: Scorn Not His Simplicity
      Composer: Coulter
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Album: Best Of Luke Kelly, Celtic Airs, CACD0201
      Duration: 0:03:37
    • Title: Rocky Road To Dublin
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Duration: 0:00:25
    • Title: Farewell To Carlingford
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Album: The Performer, N/A
      Duration: 0:00:25
    • Title: Monto
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Album: The Performer, N/A
      Duration: 0:00:25
    • Title: Raglan Road
      Composer: Campbell/reilly/kavanagh
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Performer(s): Luke Kelly
      Album: Lukes Legacy, Chyme, CHCD1031
      Duration: 0:04:10
    • Title: Rocky Road To Dublin
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Damien Dempsey
      Performer(s): Damien Dempsey
      Duration: 0:03:00
    • Title: School Days Over
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Damien Dempsey
      Performer(s): Damien Dempsey
      Duration: 0:03:00
    • Title: Town I Loved So Well
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): PADDY REILLY
      Performer(s): PADDY REILLY
      Album: Gold and Silver Days, N/A
      Duration: 0:04:00

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