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Irish Music Journalists - Dave Fanning, Jim Carroll, Niall Stokes (Paperback) Loot Price: R184
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Irish Music Journalists - Dave Fanning, Jim Carroll, Niall Stokes (Paperback): Books Llc

Irish Music Journalists - Dave Fanning, Jim Carroll, Niall Stokes (Paperback)

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Chapters: Dave Fanning, Jim Carroll, Niall Stokes. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 27. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Dave Fanning (born 1955) is an Irish rock journalist, retired film critic and veteran broadcaster. He currently hosts The 11th Hour on RT Two and two radio shows: Drivetime with Dave on RT Radio 1 and The Dave Fanning Show on RT 2fm. He also fills in for other presenters on RT Radio, including acting as a surrogate for Ryan Tubridy in June 2009. Likewise, John Creedon has worked as a surrogate for Fanning. Due to his much celebrated friendship with U2, Fanning has for three decades been granted the first airing of any of the band's new singles before anyone else in the world, with band members often calling Fanning to tell him what they are doing. He has presented over twenty different series for RT Television, including Rock Sundown, 2TV, Jobsuss, Visual Eyes, The Arts Show, documentaries on Cambodia and Ethiopia, Number One, a pop quiz which ran for six years, and The Movie Show, a movie review show which ran for ten years, and more recently The Last Broadcast. He also hosted RT's live television coverage of Live 8 in Hyde Park, London (July 2005) and Live Earth in Wembley Stadium, London (July 2007). He claims to have conducted around 200 interviews with global rock stars. Fanning is the receiver of several awards and nominations, the first of which was a Jacob's Award in 1980. He won numerous IRMA awards and has won Best DJ at the Meteor Music Awards a total of three times, and been nominated at least twice more in 2008 and 2009, this after being granted the Industry Award in 2004. Hot Press regards Fanning as "one of the most familiar faces and voices in Irish broadcasting". Rob Sharp of UK newspaper The Independent has referred to him as a "legendary...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=2978636


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-21809-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-21809-8
Barcode: 9781156218099

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