Please Do Something podcast
  • Brendan Murphy
6 episodes
Hi, I'm Brendan Murphy a singer and songwriter with a band from Ireland called THE 4 OF US. Join me, as I chat to people who make a living in the creative world - I will be asking them how and why they do what they do, and some of the important lessons they have learned along the way and in particular around the big topic of Productivity and Creativity

Episodes

He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother
2021 May 0645m 44s
Is it an advantage to work with a family member?
To Bishopstown and Beyond with Cork Bard - John Spillane.
2021 Apr 1152m 7s
John Spillane talks writer's block, finding your own voice and how a collaborative approach helped to bring about his wonderful, brand new album 100 Snow White Horses.
Part 2 of a fascinating chat with Moya Brennan of Clannad
2021 Mar 1846m 21s
In the second part of my interview with award winning  singer and songwriter Moya Brennan she recalls how the sound of Clannad developed from purely traditional instruments to incorporate synthesisers and vocal harmony resulting in their first global hit “The Theme From Harry’s Game”.
From the hills of Donegal to the world stage with Moya Brennan
2021 Mar 0546m 5s
Grammy and Emmy award winning singer, songwriter, harpist and philanthropist Moya Brennan talks to me about her early days with Clannad and their rise to international acclaim in the first of a two part conversation.
From Bank to Broadway with composer Ronan Hardiman
2020 Nov 061h 5m 46s
I talk to composer Ronan Hardiman, the man behind the scores for Michael Flatley's globally successful 'Lord Of The Dance', 'Feet of Flames', and 'Celtic Tiger' Dance spectaculars.
Fearless Sharon Vaughn, Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame
2020 Sep 171h 11m 22s
I talk with Nashville Hall of Fame songwriter and good friend, Sharon Vaughn.
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