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Monday, May 15, 2017

Midweek Music Miscellany Wednesday 17th. May 2017 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on

American electronic violinist & multi instrumentalist guests on this edition of Midweek Music Miscellany.

Play list Midweek Music Miscellany Wed. 17th. May 2017 from 11.30AM to 12.30PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM

1. Nuages ( 4.54 ) - Deni Bonet - CD Bright Shiny Objects

2. Shining For You ( 3.13 ) - Jack O'Rourke - CD Dream Catcher
Jack O'Rourke / DOUBLE BILL with Deni Bonet Leap Castle, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary Saturday 20th. May 2017

3. Light This Candle - Deni Bonet ( violin ) & Don Piper ( acoustic guitar ) - LIVE AT 103.2 Dublin City Studio 1

4. Shiny Silvery Things ( 2.52 ) - Cormac O'Caoimh - CD Shiny Silvery Things

5. Waterloo Sunset ( 3.15 ) - The Kinks - CD The Kinks The Complete Collection Castle Communications
Waterloo Sunset SINGLE released UK & Ireland on 5th. May 1967 - just over 50 years ago.

6. One In A Million - Deni Bonet ( violin & vocal) & Don Piper ( acoustic guitar & backing vocal) - LIVE AT 103.2 Dublin City
Studio 1

7. A Place In Your Heart ( 5.05 ) - Ray Davies - CD Americana

8. Frankenstein ( 3.32 ) - Deni Bonet - CD Bright Shiny Objects

9. Pictures At An Exhibition ( 5.03 ) - Keith Emerson - CD Off the Shelf

Listen at Arthurs.
It's on at 8pm on the 20th of May.
This month at Listen at Arthurs we have a wildly different mix of Stand-up Comedy and Classical Guitar, Unaccompanied irish traditional Voice, Medievel Bretanc Pipes and Avant-Garde Guitar.

Visual artist, Storyteller and Writer Helen McNulty will be performing a special and hilarious show all about her experiences of being Pregnant. Classical Guitarist Alec O'Leary will be performing music by Sergio Assad, and Isaac Albeniz. Irish traditional singer, Folklore and Ethnology lecturer Ciarán Ó Gealbháin will be performing unaccompanied songs with a unique heritage from Sean-Phobal, in the Waterford Gaeltacht. Guitarist / Producer Gavin Prior will be giving a special performance with his homemade 'Springthing' instrument.

This month Listen at Arthurs is kindly supported by Music Network

It's all happening at 8pm on the 20th of May in Arthurs Bar, 28 Thomas Street, Dublin 8

Laura Martin is a Dublin based classical & jazz singer who will be hosting a Summer Concert at The Malahide Parish Centre ( with pianist Marian Doherty ) on Friday 9th. June 2017 at 7.30PM. Free admission but donation appreciated.

May 17th: On this day
1963, The first Monterey Folk Festival took place over three days in Monterey, California. The festival featured Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and Peter Paul and Mary. The 1967 Monterey Rock festival is remembered for the first major American appearances by Jimi Hendrix and The Who as well as the first major public performances of Janis Joplin. It was also the first major performance by Otis Redding in front of a predominantly white audience.
1964, Bob Dylan made his first major concert UK appearance when he played at the Royal Festival Hall in London with an afternoon show listed as a ‘Folksong Concert’. Dylan's 18-song set included the live debut of Mr. Tambourine Man and took place on a Sunday afternoon. In the interval, Dylan received a telegram from John Lennon seeking a meeting which never materialised.
1966, During a UK tour, Bob Dylan appeared at The Free Trade Hall in Manchester. This was the concert where a member of the audience shouted out ‘Judas’ at Dylan unhappy with the singers move from acoustic to rock. Dylan replied with ‘You’re a liar’, the entire concert was eventually officially released in The Bootleg Series by Sony Music in 1999.
1967, The Tremeloes were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of a Four Seasons song, (the B-side to Rag Doll), 'Silence Is Golden', the group's only UK No.1."Silence Is Golden" is a song co-written by Bob Gaudio of the American rock band, The Four Seasons, with Bob Crewe. It was released as a B-side to the hit song "Rag Doll," in 1964. This song was originally made and sung by The Four Seasons.
1967, Working at Abbey Road studios The Beatles began recording a new John Lennon song ‘You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)’. The song was not finished until November 1969, and was not released until March 1970 (as the B-side of the ‘Let it Be’ single).
1969, It was reported that for the first time ever album sales had overtaken single sales in the UK. 49,184,000 albums were produced during 1968 compared with 49,161,000 singles.

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