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    The John Murray Show Thursday 14 February 2013

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with Neil Delamere.

    Fresh Ré live in studio

    Fresh Ré are live in studio this morning!

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    Writer Michael Harding

    Joining Neil in stuido this morning is writer, novelist & playwright, Michael Harding. Listeners to our show will be familiar with Michael & some may be readers of his weekly column in The Irish Times. Michael is here to talk to Neil about his memoir 'Staring at Lakes - A memoir of Love, Melancholy & Magical Thinking', available now in bookshops.

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    Musical composer Sir Tim Rice

    This morning Neil speaks to Sir Tim Rice, who has written lyrics for musical theatre & related enterprises for more than 40 years with such successes as Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita with Andrew Lloyd Webber, Chess with Bjorn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson; and The Lion King and Aida with Elton John.

    The Lion King will open in Ireland for the first time
    at Bord Gais Energy Theatre in April. For tickets plese click here.

     

     

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    What's Your Problem - Communion conundrum

    In the last couple of weeks we have played you a piece of tape featuring people we met on the street with conundrums. This week we had Liam with the dilemma of whether being an aethist, he should support his daughter in receiving communion. On the line for is Susan from Dublin, against is Derek from Mayo.

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

    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.

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