ACSS 380 Tuesday 17/8/21

Hi Folks,

Another great Australian Country Songwriters Show coming up on Tuesday 17/8/21 with more great music from independent Australian country songwriters.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Darren Gillis; Kevin Sullivan; Niksta; Talitha Jae; and The Water Runners.

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

Our Featured Artists, South Coast NSW band, The Water Runners, have a new album release called Further Down The Road, 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 Chris Mustica; our Featured Instrumental will be from Alex Sreckovic; our Featured International Artist will be Canadian country singer, Steve Newsome; and our Featured Indigenous Artists will be Jokeria.

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

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

So, the play list will be:

First Hour: Della Harris; The Silverline; Tony Smith; Kylie Gale; Justin Landers; Lucy Pace; Dan Higgins feat. Tim Higgins; Shelly Jones Band and Watling & Bates; Vanessa Bourne; Lance Birrell; Talitha Jae; Niksta; Graham Howle; and Natalie Henry.

Second Hour: Sarah Leete; Michael Waugh; Andy Penkow; Lucie Tiger; The Water Runners (3 songs); Alice Benfer; Adventures With Alice; Rick Parker; Chris Mustica; Alex Sreckovic; Steve Newsome; and Jokeria.

Third Hour: Katrina Burgoyne; Destiny Band Oz; Darren Gillis; Jem Cassar-Daley; Lily Grace & James Blundell; Elisha Francesca; Brendan McMahon; Eric Read; Cassidy Rae; Terry Bennetts; Clelia Adams; Peter Smokie Dawson; Anne Fraser; Jonny Reid; and Kevin Sullivan.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 17/8/2021 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