Ralph McLean ventures into the cutting edge of country music, introducing a powerful mix of exclusive live sessions and the best of Nashville, Americana, Classic country and new releases.
Ralph hits the USA to explore the Sister City relationship between Belfast and Nashville
Keiran Goss and Tommy Fleming Headline Celtic Fusion 2009
Actress and songwriter Minnie Driver tells all about her second album on Mclean's Country
Ralph wants your help with The Blackstaff Sessions on BBC NI TV
Hear Dolly Parton In Conversation With Ralph McLean
Ralph wins top radio award in Ireland for McLean's Country
The country roots and recordings of Elvis
McLean's Country Verdict On Live In Dublin
Legendary guitar man James Burton appears on McLean's Country!
Old hands hit new high
"The result is so good it leaves you hankering for more right away"
"For my money no one does country blues like Chris and this is a perfect example of the man at his very best."
Listen again to a selection of the sessions that have featured on McLean's Country.
Friday 31 July 2009
Tonight Ralph travels to Nashville and Austin to explore the sister city relationships between Irish and American musicians. There'll be live sessions from the likes of Nanci Griffith, Ken Haddock, Bap Kennedy, Anthony toner, Guy Clark and more. All from 8pm or listen again for seven days at www.bbc.co.uk/radioulster