ACSS 379 Tuesday 10/8/21

Hi Folks,

I hope you can join me for another Australian Country Songwriters Show on Tuesday 10/8/21 with more great music from independent Australian country songwriters.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Alice Benfer; Clelia Adams; Della Harris; Destiny Band Oz; Graham Howle; Katrina Burgoyne; Kaylee Bell with The McClymonts; Natalie Henry; Rick Parker; Terry Bennetts; and Tony Smith.

Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. Shelly Jones Band & Watling & Bates, If You Knew What You Know; 2. Lance Birrell, Tomorrow; 3. Justin Landers, I Can’t Drink You Off My Mind; 4. Dan Higgins feat. Tim Higgins, Make Love Enough; 5. Vanessa Bourne, Haggard In The Air; 6. Lucy Pace, Sleeping Souls; 7. Tony Kennelly, Wasted Time; 8. Kylie Gale, Torn In Two; 9. Susan Vandermark, More Than A Shadow; and 10. The Silverline, A Horse And His Girl.

Our Featured Artist, Gympie QLD singer/songwriter, Alice Benfer, has a new album release called What Can I Say, and we’ll be playing three tracks from the album, in the second hour of the show.

Our Flashback Track from the show’s 2017 play list will be from Jodi Martin; our Featured Instrumental will be from Rhys Warner; our Featured International Artist will be NZ country singer, Kaylee Bell who has teamed up with The McClymonts; and our Featured Indigenous Artists will be Neil Murray and Sammy Butcher.

Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Elisha Francesca; Lily Grace with James Blundell; and Jem Cassar-Daley.

Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Terry Bennetts; Brian Stitt; and Peter Smokie Dawson.

So, the play list will be:

First Hour: The Silverline; Susan Vandermark; Kylie Gale; Tony Kennelly; Lucy Pace; Vanessa Bourne; Dan Higgins feat. Tim Higgins; Justin Landers; Lance Birrell; Shelly Jones Band and Watling & Bates; Della Harris; Michael Waugh; Natalie Henry; and Rick Parker.

Second Hour: Sarah Leete; Andy Penkow; Adventures With Alice; Jason Vorherr; Alice Benfer (3 songs); Graham Howle; Brendan McMahon; Crystal Robins; Jodi Martin; Rhys Warner; Kaylee Bell with The McClymonts; and Neil Murray & Sammy Butcher.

Third Hour: Katrina Burgoyne; Destiny Band Oz; The Water Runners; Elisha Francesca; Lily Grace & James Blundell; Jem Cassar-Daley; Riley Catherall; Tony Smith; Lucie Tiger; Terry Bennetts; Brian Stitt; Peter Smokie Dawson; Clelia Adams; Eric Read; and Cassidy-Rae.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 10/8/2021 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