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Over seven shows, Pat O'Mahony visits the homes of some well known Irish folk who, like him, have over the years amassed significant hard-copy record collections.
Derry-born singer and actress Bronagh Gallagher shot to fame in 1991 as Bernie McGloughlin in Alan Parker's The Commitments and has since starred in numerous international movies and TV dramas and released three solo albums and a handful of singles and EPs. Expect everything from Aretha Franklin and Muddy Waters to Sharon Van Etten
The songs played on this episode are;
(Tracks that are only in the Extended Version of the programme are marked with an *).
Aretha Franklin - Good To Me As I Am To You (from Lady Soul, 1968)
Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billy Joe (from Ode To Billy Joe, 1967)
* Mercury Rev, featuring Lucinda Williams - Ode To Billy Joe (from Bobbie Gentry's The Delta Sweete Revisited, 2019)
Muddy Waters - Nine Below Zero (from Live At Mr Kelly's, 1971)
Sharon Van Etten - Come Back (from We've Been Going About This All Wrong, 2022)
The Meters - Look-Ka Py Py (from Look-Ka Py Py, 1969)
Bob Dylan - Meet Me In The Morning (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
Tom Waits - Hold On (from Mule Variations, 1999)
Mink De Ville - Mixed Up Shook Up Girl (from Collected, 2020 - originally on Cabretta, 1977)
Betty Davis - Shoo-B-Doop And Cop Him (from They Say I'm Different, 1974)
Jimi Hendrix - Machine Gun (from Live at Filmore East, 1999)
Aretha Franklin - Mary Don't You Weep (from Amazing Grace, 1972)
The signature tune is Sylvia by Focus (from Focus 3, 1972)
For The Record is a Pat O'Mahony production for RTÉ Gold funded by the BAI Sound & Vision Fund. See https://www.bai.ie/en/broadcasting/funding-development-3/sound-vision-4/ for more.
Pat O'Mahony: producer, presenter, editor
Damien Clifford: sound recordist
Aidan Leonard: RTÉ Gold executive producer
Listen to the Extended Version HERE