ACSS 295 Tuesday 24/3/20 and ACSS 296 Wednesday 25/3/20
During the current health crisis, the TodaysCountry94one radio studios will be closed for live-to-air broadcasting until further notice. To keep The Australian Country Songwriters Show on air, we will be pre-recording our shows off-site, and putting them to air in a pre-recorded format on Tuesday 24 March 2020 and Wednesday 25 March 2020 and beyond.
We have new (to the show) music this week from: Abbie Ferris; Alexis & Suzie; Bobby McLeod & Emma Donovan; Brad Johns; Cormac Neeson; Jade Gibson; Kelly Cork; Michelle Cashman; Ronel Hunter; The Viper Creek Band; and Wendy J Ford.
Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. Allison Forbes, Broken Radios; 2. Benny Allen, Places I’ve Never Been; 3. The Silverline, Box of Wood; 4. Niksta, I’m Still Here; 5. Robert Ross, Arms Around Me; 6. Emma Dykes, All I’m Gunna Get; 7. Kasey Kilsby, Guitar Highway; 8. Ross McGregor, If The Jukebox Disappeared; 9. Kate Hindle, Broken Mind; and 10. The Long & The Short Of It, Last.
ON TUESDAY 24/3/20:
Our Featured Artists will be country/folk duo, Alexis & Suzie. We met them in Tamworth earlier this year, and they gave us a copy of their newly released album, Where There’s Smoke, and we’ll be playing three tracks from the album, in the second hour of the show.
Our Flashback Track from the 2017 play list for the show will be from Texas Strangers; our Featured Instrumental will be from the Benning Brothers; our Featured International Artist will be NZ country singer, Ronel Hunter; and our Featured Indigenous Artists will Bobby McLeod & Emma Donovan.
Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Sarah McAdams; Abbie Ferris; and Jade Gibson.
Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Norma O’Hara Murphy; Ian Wilkinson; and Lloyd Back.
So, the play list will be:
First Hour: The Long & The Short Of It; Kate Hindle; Ross McGregor; Kasey Kilsby; Emma Dykes; Robert Ross, Niksta; The Silverline; Benny Allen; Allison Forbes; Mick Lindsay; Country Lovin’; Peter Christie; and Dan Mullins.
Second Hour: Alice Benfer; Kell; Brad Johns; Harmony; Alexis & Suzie (3 songs); Dave Favours & The Roadside Ashes; Joel McKay; Andersonlane; Texas Strangers; the Benning Brothers; Ronel Hunter; and Bobby McLeod & Emma Donovan.
Third Hour: Dean Ramsay; Michelle Walker; Anita Ree; Sarah McAdams; Abbie Ferris; Jade Gibson; Benn Gunn; Michelle Cashman; Pace Randolph; Norma O’Hara Murphy; Ian Wilkinson; Lloyd Back; Alzanne Eksteen; The Water Runners; and Michael Clare.
ON WEDNESDAY 25/3/20:
Our Featured Artist, Wendy J Ford, has a new album out called Good Medicine, and we’ll be playing three tracks from the album, in the second hour of the show.
Our Flashback Track from the 2017 play list for the show will be from Renee Jonas; our Featured Instrumental will be from Peter Salata; our Featured International Artist will be NZ country singer, Jodi Vaughan; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be country/blues singer, Buddy Knox.
Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Rachael Dee; Tammy Moxon; and Cass Hopetoun.
Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Ray Macartney; Clelia Adams; and Watling & Bates.
So, the play list will be:
First Hour: The Long & The Short Of It; Kate Hindle; Ross McGregor; Kasey Kilsby; Emma Dykes; Robert Ross, Niksta; The Silverline; Benny Allen; Allison Forbes; The Viper Creek Band; Melissa Robertson; Cormac Neeson; and Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife.
Second Hour: Andy Penkow; Max Jackson; Natalie Pearson; Ryan James; Wendy J Ford (3 songs); Kelly Cork; Showpony Express; Hayley Marsten; Renee Jonas; Peter Salata; Jodi Vaughan; and Buddy Knox.
Third Hour: Darlinghurst; Glen Harrison; Josh Arnold & The Woolshed Band; Rachael Dee; Tammy Moxon; Cass Hopetoun; Paul Bonner-Jones; Emma Jene; Van Walker; Ray Macartney; Clelia Adams; Watling & Bates; Shirley Lynn; Les Thomas; and Michael Clare.
I hope you can join me on Tuesday 24/3/2020 and Wednesday 25/3/20 from 6.00 pm on TodaysCountry94one 94.1 FM (Central Coast NSW), and later in the week on our broadcast partners, 2 Air FM 107.9 (Coffs Harbour NSW); Seymour FM 103.9 (Seymour VIC); 7 Mid FM 97.1 (Oatlands TAS); EMFM 104.7 (Echuca VIC); and 7 TAS FM 97.7 (Port Arthur TAS).