ACSS 381 Tuesday 24/8/21

Hi Folks,

Another great Australian Country Songwriters Show coming up on Tuesday 24/8/21 with more great music from independent Australian country songwriters.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Chantell Alexi; Charm of Finches; Corey Legge; Graham Howle; Hinterland; John Glase; Kerrigan La-Brooy; Mason Hope; Montgomery Church; Shyanne Irwin; Talitha Jae; The Bloomvilles; The New Graces; and Then Jolene.

Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. Vanessa Bourne, Haggard In The Air; 2. Dan Higgins feat. Tim Higgins, Make Love Enough; 3. Lance Birrell, Tomorrow; 4.  Lucy Pace, Sleeping Souls; 5. The Silverline, A Horse and His Girl; 6. Kylie Gale, Torn In Two; 7. Shelly Jones Band & Watling & Bates, If You Knew What You Know; 8. Tony Smith, Beautiful Dreamer; 9. Della Harris, Next Life; and 10. Adventures With Alice, Driving Route 288.

Our Featured Artist, Cairns QLD singer/songwriter, Talith Jae, has a new EP release called Split T, 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 Jase Lansky; our Featured Instrumental will be from Rhys Warner; our Featured International Artist will be Canadian country singer, Steve Newsome; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be Stuart Joel Nuggett.

Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Lily Grace with James Blundell; Mason Hope and Shyanne Irwin.

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

So, the play list will be:

First Hour: Adventures With Alice; Della Harris; Tony Smith; Shelly Jones Band and Watling & Bates; Kylie Gale; The Silverline; Lucy Pace; Lance Birrell; Dan Higgins feat. Tim Higgins; Vanessa Bourne; Hinterland; The Bloomvilles; Corey Legge; and Graham Howle.

Second Hour: Alice Benfer; Kevin Sullivan; Chantell Alexi; Montgomery Church; Talitha Jae (3 songs); The Water Runners; Brendan McMahon; Darren Gillis; Jase Lansky; Rhys Warner; Steve Newsome; and Stuart Joel Nuggett.

Third Hour: Destiny Band Oz; Kerrigan La-Brooy; The New Graces; Lily Grace & James Blundell; Mason Hope; Shyanne Irwin; Then Jolene; Natalie Henry; Charm of Finches; Terry Bennetts; Clelia Adams; Peter Smokie Dawson; Eric Read; John Glase; and Katrina Burgoyne.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 24/8/2021 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