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Jo Bell presents two shows for CRY104fm, based in Youghal, Co Cork: 'The Musician's Hour with Jo Bell' and 'Throwback Thursday'.

Throwback Thursday

Music and request show

Tune in every Thursday from

8-9 pm on CRY104fm or online: www.cry104fm.com/live-player

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The Musicians' Hour

with Jo Bell

A radio show that showcases the work of musicians from Co. Cork and Co. Waterford. Tune in for in depth interviews with the musicians, music from the artists that have inspired them, and live studio performances. 

Tune in on the last Monday of the month, 8-9pm,

on CRY104fm or online:

www.cry104fm.com/live-player

After the live broadcast, you can listen to an extended podcast of each show. Just visit: www.cry104fm.com/podcasts and search for

'The Musician's Hour'. 

Thanks to Stephen O'Leary for his sound engineering skills.

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Past Episodes:

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The First Anniversary Edition of The Musician's Hour looks back at clips from the first year of the show. Features interview clips and live interviews with Eve Telford and Jimmy Crowley, The Boofs, Richie Power, Alan Murphy, David Ryan, Jo Bell, Joe Power, Luna Olivia Avery, Under Starling, Sarah Hickey, Chris Tattan, and Eoghan & Christy O'Neill.

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'Episode 10' of 'The Musicians' Hour with Jo Bell' features the father and son team behind the Marine Bar in Pulla, Dungarvan - Christy & Eoghan O'Neill, talking to Jo about the musicians who have inspired them,  live performances, and how their pub has given musicians across Co. Waterford the confidence to perform in public. They also perform some of their favourite songs live in the studio.

Episode 9 of 'The Musicians' Hour with Jo Bell' features East Cork singer songwriter Chris Tattan, talking to Jo about his influences, his alternative electropop sound, and his adventures in the Ballycotton music scene. Chris also performs a range of his songs live in the studio.

Episode 7 of 'The Musician's Hour with Jo Bell' features Dungarvan band Under Starling, talking to Jo about their influences, their songwriting techniques, and their upcoming performance at Electric Picnic. The band also gives an insight into the creative process behind some of their music videos, and perform a selection of acoustic versions of their songs. 

Episode 6 of 'The Musician's Hour with Jo Bell' features Cork singer-songwriter Luna Olivia Avery, talking to Jo about her influences, her songwriting techniques, and her involvement with Cork band 'The Dagenham Yanks'. Luna also sings some of her gorgeous songs. 

Episode 5 of 'The Musician's Hour with Jo Bell' features Dungarvan legend Joe Power, chatting about his musical influences, his music sessions in Dungarvan, and his new book "Honey Talk Before Strangers." He also performs live in the studio, with musical accompaniment from Richie Power and Kay Wolfe.

Episode 4 of ‘The Musician’s Hour with Jo Bell’ is a poetry special, featuring poet songwriters Alan Murphy, David Ryan, and Jo Bell herself chatting about their experiments with strict form based poetry, and how that led them into some interesting songwriting moments.

Episode 3 - Richie Power

In Episode 3 of ‘The Musician’s Hour with Jo Bell’, singer songwriter Richie Power chats to Jo about touring America, releasing his albums, and meeting his hero Tommy Makem. He plays a range of songs that have influenced him musically, together with some of his own songs.

Episode 2 - The Boofs

In Episode 2 of ‘The Musician’s Hour with Jo Bell’, rock band The Boofs chat to Jo about their recent successes, releasing new singles, and headlining music venues across the country, as well as how ordering a pizza led to a song being written. They play a range of songs that have influenced them musically, together with some of their own songs.

Episode 1 - Eve Telford and Jimmy Crowley

In Episode 1 of 'The Musician's Hour with Jo Bell', folk singers Jimmy Crowley and Eve Telford speak to Jo about their new album and upcoming tour, as well as Smudge the cat, and they play a range of songs that have influenced them musically, together with a broad selection of their own music.

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