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Sting on Later with Jools Holland - The live 30 minute version of the show was broadcast on Tuesday, November 3 when Sting performed ''The Snow It Melts The Soonest'' accompanied by Dominic Miller and Ira Coleman...
November 04, 2009 


Sting joined Jools Halland this week when he appeared on the latest edition of "Later Live with Jools Holland". The live 30 minute version of the show was broadcast on Tuesday, November 3 when Sting performed "The Snow It Melts The Soonest" accompanied by Dominic Miller and Ira Coleman. The full recorded 60 minute show premieres on BBC1 at 10pm on November 6, and will feature Sting performing "Christmas at Sea" accomapnied by Mary MacMaster, Dominic Miller and Ira Coleman, and an interview between Sting and Jools.

Also on the show are Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Norah Jones, Stornaway, Erik Mongrain and Ginger Baker.

The 30 minute live broadcast is available to view online (subject to country restrictions) via the Iplayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nv8w4.

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