Duke Special's Gramophone Club [Radio Ulster]

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01Duke Special's Gramophone Club20170912

. Duke Special meets music lovers who go the extra mile in pursuit of their passion

Duke Special meets music lovers who have gone the extra mile in pursuit of their passion

In the first programme of the series, film maker and songwriter John T Davis talks about his love for cowboy music, a passion that started when he was a young boy watching western movies on TV and has since influenced his work on film and on record.

John chooses some of his favourite songs, by artists such as Marty Robbins, Hank Williams and Dave Stamey.

01Duke Special's Gramophone Club20170912

Duke Special meets music lovers who go the extra mile in pursuit of their passion

Duke Special meets music lovers who have gone the extra mile in pursuit of their passion

In the first programme of the series, film maker and songwriter John T Davis talks about his love for cowboy music, a passion that started when he was a young boy watching western movies on TV and has since influenced his work on film and on record.

John chooses some of his favourite songs, by artists such as Marty Robbins, Hank Williams and Dave Stamey.

01Duke Special's Gramophone Club20170919

Duke Special meets music lovers who have gone the extra mile in pursuit of their passion

010120170910

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for recorded sound, from crackly old 78 discs to fabulous 45s. Along the way, he will listen to the hot jazz of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, cowboy music from the early 20th century, the magic tenor voice of Count John McCormack and the beginnings of the blues.

010120170910

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for recorded sound, from crackly old 78 discs to fabulous 45s. Along the way, he will listen to the hot jazz of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, cowboy music from the early 20th century, the magic tenor voice of Count John McCormack and the beginnings of the blues.

010220170917
010220170917

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for recorded sound, from crackly old 78 discs to fabulous 45s. Along the way, he will listen to the hot jazz of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, cowboy music from the early 20th century, the magic tenor voice of Count John McCormack and the beginnings of the blues.

010320170924
010320170924

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for recorded sound, from crackly old 78 discs to fabulous 45s. Along the way, he will listen to the hot jazz of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, cowboy music from the early 20th century, the magic tenor voice of Count John McCormack and the beginnings of the blues.

010320170926

Duke Special meets music lovers who have gone the extra mile in pursuit of their passion.

010420171001
010420171001

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for recorded sound, from crackly old 78 discs to fabulous 45s. Along the way, he will listen to the hot jazz of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, cowboy music from the early 20th century, the magic tenor voice of Count John McCormack and the beginnings of the blues.

010420171003

Duke Special's guest is tenor singer Alan Aston.

Count John McCormack was one most famous singers in the early decades of the 20th century.
Bangor man Alan Aston is quite the singer himself and he has a priceless collection of John McCormack recordings on 78rpm discs. These feature in his conversation with Duke Special, and together they have recorded a performance of one McCormack's most famous songs, 'The Old Home'. This can be seen on the programme page.

010420171003

Duke Special's guest is tenor singer Alan Aston.

Count John McCormack was one most famous singers in the early decades of the 20th century.
Bangor man Alan Aston is quite the singer himself and he has a priceless collection of John McCormack recordings on 78rpm discs. These feature in his conversation with Duke Special, and together they have recorded a performance of one McCormack's most famous songs, 'The Old Home'. This can be seen on the programme page.

010520171008
010520171008

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Singer-songwriter Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for recorded sound, from crackly old 78 discs to fabulous 45s. Along the way, he will listen to the hot jazz of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, cowboy music from the early 20th century, the magic tenor voice of Count John McCormack and the beginnings of the blues.

010520171010

Duke Special meets music lovers who have gone the extra mile in pursuit of their passion.

010620171015
010620171017

Ronnie Greer is the guest in this final lap of Duke Special's supersonic adventure.

0220180930

Duke Special's guest is percussionist extraordinaire Chip Bailey.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

022018093020181002 (RU)

Duke Special's guest is percussionist extraordinaire Chip Bailey.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

0220181007

Duke Special performs at the Accidental Theatre in Belfast with guest Donal O'Connor.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

022018100720181009 (RU)

Duke Special performs at the Accidental Theatre in Belfast with guest Donal O'Connor.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

022018100720181009 (RU)

Duke Special performs at the Accidental Theatre in Belfast with guest Donal O'Connor.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for sound.

02Duke Special's Gramophone Club2018092320180925 (RU)

Duke Special hosts an evening of music in the company of his special guest, Hannah Peel.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

Duke Special hosts an evening of music in the company of his special guest, Hannah Peel.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

02Episode 12018091620180918 (RU)

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for sound.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

02Episode 120180916

Duke Special samples some random 78 rpm records and attempts to create a brand new song.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

02Episode 12018091620180918 (RU)

Duke Special samples some random 78 rpm records and attempts to create a brand new song.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

02Episode 22018092320180925 (RU)

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for sound.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

02Episode 620181021

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers with a passion for sound.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

02Thomas Truax20181014

Duke Special's guest is musician, inventor and multi-media artist Thomas Truax.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.

02Thomas Truax2018101420181016 (RU)

Duke Special's guest is musician, inventor and multi-media artist Thomas Truax.

Duke Special meets fellow music lovers.