ACSS 299 Tuesday 7/4/20 and ACSS 300 Wednesday 8/4/20
Please join me on Tuesday 7 April 2020 and Wednesday 8 April 2020 for The Australian Country Songwriters Show. With the radio station currently in lockdown, we’re producing pre-recorded programs off-site, and will be loading them up for broadcast twice-weekly.
We have new (to the show) music this week from Ali S; Alzanne Eksteen; Amanda Halloran; Ben Mastwyk; Buddy Knox; Destiny Band Oz; Kevin Sullivan; Oh Harlow; Robert Ross; Runaway June; Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife; and Travis Sinclair.
Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. The Silverline, Box of Wood; 2. Kasey Kilsby, Guitar Highway; 3. Allison Forbes, Broken Radios; 4. Emma Dykes, All I’m Gunnna Get; 5. The Long & The Short Of It, Last; 6. Kate Hindle, Broken Mind; 7. Melissa Robertson, Wouldn’t Be Without You; 8. Benny Allen, Places I’ve Never Been; 9. Michelle Walker, Summer’s Nearly Over; and 10. Peter Christie, Open Spaces.
ON TUESDAY 7/4/20:
Our Featured Artists will be Melbourne band, Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife. We’ve been very impressed with their recently released album, You Be The Lightning, 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 Newcastle NSW singer/songwriter, Michael Wilks; our Featured Instrumental will be from the Benning Brothers; our Featured International Artist will be Canadian country artist, Steve Newsome; and our Featured Indigenous Artists will be Bobby McLeod & Emma Donovan.
Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Taylor Moss; Rachael Dee; and Abbie Ferris.
Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Travis Sinclair; Grazy’s Country; and Norma O’Hara Murphy.
So, the play list will be:
First Hour: Peter Christie; Michelle Walker; Benny Allen; Melissa Robertson; Kate Hindle; The Long & The Short Of It; Emma Dykes; Allison Forbes; Kasey Kilsby; The Silverline; Darlinghurst; Showpony Express; Ben Mastwyk; and Ross McGregor.
Second Hour: Alice Benfer; Brad Johns; Wendy J Ford; Glen Harrison; Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife (3 songs); Josh Arnold & The Woolshed Band; Lance Birrell; Michelle Cashman; Michael Wilks; the Benning Brothers; Steve Newsome; and Bobby McLeod & Emma Donovan.
Third Hour: Hayley Marsten; Amanda Halloran; Pace Randolph; Taylor Moss; Rachael Dee; Abbie Ferris; Joel McKay; Paul Bonner-Jones; Anderson Lane; Travis Sinclair; Grazy’s Country; Norma O’Hara Murphy; Emma Jene; The Water Runners; and Michael Clare.
ON WEDNESDAY 8/4/20:
Our Featured Artist, Queensland country singer, Ali S, has a new single out called I Need A Beer, and we’ll be playing it, together with two of Ali’s other beer songs, in the second hour of the show.
Our Flashback Track from the 2016 play list for the show will be from Cathy Dobson; our Featured Instrumental will be from Anthony Baxter; our Featured International Artists will be Nashville-based country trio, Runaway June; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be country blues singer, Buddy Knox.
Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Oh Harlow; Sarah McAdams; and Cass Hopetoun.
Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Ray Macartney; Watling & Bates; and Clelia Adams.
So, the play list will be:
First Hour: Peter Christie; Michelle Walker; Benny Allen; Melissa Robertson; Kate Hindle; The Long & The Short Of It; Emma Dykes; Allison Forbes; Kasey Kilsby; The Silverline; Robert Ross; The Viper Creek Band; Max Jackson; and Andy Penkow.
Second Hour: Vanessa Delaine; Kelly Cork; Natalie Pearson; Ryan James; Ali S (3 songs); Cormac Neeson; The April Family; Bronnie Gordon; Cathy Dobson; Anthony Baxter; Runaway June; and Buddy Knox.
Third Hour: Anita Ree; Alzanne Eksteen; Mick Lindsay; Oh Harlow; Sarah McAdams; Cass Hopetoun; Destiny Band Oz; Les Thomas; Julie Prowse; Ray Macartney; Watling & Bates; Clelia Adams; Kevin Sullivan; Shirley Lynn; and Michael Clare.
I hope you can join me on Tuesday 7/4/2020 and Wednesday 8/4/20 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).