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    The John Murray Show Monday 16 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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    What's your problem - conundrum follow up

    Last Friday we presented to you a vexed man with a counudrum!  Wereceived plenty of advice from listeners & joining John on the line this morning are Ernest McDonald from Dublin, Susan from Kerry & Madge O'Callaghan, Wicklow.

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    Postfone, An Post - daily competition

    We have teamed up this week with Postfone, the low cost, pay as you go, mobile service from An Post. Each day this week a listener wins an Alcatel Smartphone + 50 euro credit each month of 2014.

    On the line this morning are Frances Maxwell, Kevin Riordan & Tony Roche.

    For further information on Christmas offers www.postfone.ie

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    The 4 of Us - music & chat

    In the new year it will be 25 years since Newry band The 4 of Us, burst on to the scene with the album 'Songs for the Tempted'. Brendan & Declan Murphy are marking the anniversary with a gig in Dublin's Vicar Street in March & this morning they join John in studio for a performance & chat.

    The 25th Anniversary gig is in Vicar Street on March 1st

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    Christmas Dilemmas - Michael Murphy

    Joining John in studio this morning is broadcaster, author & psychoanalyst Michael Murphy to give advice on resolving problems, tensions, long-simmering arguments, the main areas of conflict within families at Christmas.

    Michael also reads a Christmas poem 'Gloria in Excelsis' which comes from the poetry collection 'The Republic of Love - Twenty Five Poems' - the first poetry book to enter the book charts in 18 years.

    “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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Mary
      Composer: Brendan Murphy
      Performer(s): The Four Of Us
      Performer(s): The Four Of Us
      Duration: 2:40
    • Title: 73
      Composer: Brendan Murphy
      Performer(s): The Four Of Us
      Performer(s): The Four Of Us
      Duration: 2:00

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