ACSS 365 Tuesday 4/5/21

Hi Everyone,

Please join me on Tuesday 4/5/21 for another edition of The Australian Country Songwriters Show.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Aly Cook; David Daniel feat. Glenn Bidmead; Helen Townsend & Shannon Smith; Hello Jane; Jason McDaniel; Katrina Burgoyne; Natalie Henry; Ron Buckpitt; Sharna Burcher; Sue Ray; and The Water Runners.

Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. The Silverline, The Borderline; 2. Michael Waugh, Dirty River; 3. Destiny Band Oz, This Is Our Land; 4. Darren Gillis, Damn Long Strait; 5. Jase Lansky, Don’t Go; 6. Lucie Tiger, Found My Home; 7. Shelly Jones Band, Waltz Right Back; 8. Tony Johns, Fishin’ With Jack; 9. Cathy Dobson, Love Ain’t Bulletproof; and 10. Rick Parker, I Wanna Be A Cowboy.

Our Featured Artists this week, WA duo Helen Townsend & Shannon Smith, have a new EP release called Love, Lies ‘n’ Leaving, and we’ll be playing three tracks from the EP, in the second hour of the show.

Our Flashback Track from the show’s 2018 play list will be from Spencer Kelly; our Featured Instrumental will be from Lindsay Waddington; our Featured International Artist will be NZ country singer, Aly Cook; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be Sue Ray.

Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from KD; Meagan Jane; and Hello Jane.

Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Terry Bennetts; Brian Pattison; and Ron Buckpitt.

So, the play list will be:

First Hour: Rick Parker; Cathy Dobson; Tony Johns; Shelly Jones Band; Lucie Tiger; Jase Lansky; Darren Gillis; Destiny Band Oz; Michael Waugh; The Silverline; Natalie Henry; Katrina Burgoyne; Dean O’Leary; and Benny Allen.

Second Hour: Suz Dorahy; Dave Daniel feat. Glenn Bidmead; Sally-Anne Whitten; The Water Runners; Helen Townsend & Shannon Smith (3 songs); Brett Reid; Kristy James; Renee Jonas; Spencer Kelly; Lindsay Waddington; Aly Cook; and Sue Ray.

Third Hour: Andy Penkow feat. Della Harris; Jason McDaniel; Graeme Clarke; KD; Meagan Jane; Hello Jane; Bill Jackson; The New Graces; Runaway Dixie; Terry Bennetts; Brian Pattison; Ron Buckpitt; Trinity Woodhouse; Jason Lee feat. Tanya Kernaghan; and Sharna Burcher.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 4/5/2021 from 6.00 pm on TodaysCountry94one 94.1 FM (Central Coast NSW), and later 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); 7 TAS FM 97.7 (Port Arthur TAS); and Radio Adelaide FM 101.5 (Adelaide SA).

And, don’t forget to vote for your favourite song(s)! To vote, just private message me via the ACSS Facebook page.

And, if you’re a country songwriter, please send your songs through for me to have a listen to. Just email or Dropbox me at