Big Tom McBride
On The Late Late Show…
Gareth Naughton writes:
The Late Late Show pays tribute to Big Tom tomorrow night as the Country Special brings together the biggest names in the business to celebrate the music he loved.
Daniel O’Donnell, Nathan Carter, Susan McCann, Paddy Cole and Fr Brian D’Arcy will join Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late couch to discuss the impact Big Tom had on the Irish country scene and his legacy.
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating will be telling viewers about the country origins of one of his biggest solo hits When You Say Nothing At All and he’ll be performing it with one of the newest stars of the scene, Lisa McHugh.
Derek Ryan and Sandy Kelly will sing the classic Islands in the Stream and Nathan Carter and Cliona Hagan will be bringing viewers their version of Hurts So Good.
Ryan will also be joined by Gloria, Philomena Begley, Jimmy Buckley, Declan Nerney, Mike Denver, Michael English and Robert Mizzell as The Late Late Show dons its Stetson and goes full country for the night…
The Late Late Show Country Special on RTÉ One at 9.35pm.