ACSS 400 4/1/22

Hi Everyone, and a Happy New Year.

Another Australian Country Songwriters Show coming up on Tuesday 4/1/22 with more great music from independent Australian country songwriters.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Anita Spring; Bailey Perrie; Billy-Jo Porter; Craig Woodward; Darren Gillis; Dave Javier; Katie Stroud; Kris Petersen; Leyon Milner; No Promises; Pat Kenny; Reanna Shard; Ross McGregor; and Sally Jane.

Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. Vanessa Bourne, Together But Alone; 2. Lucie Tiger, Do Me Right; 3. Brett Reid, Every Day’s A Diamond; 4. Della Harris, Truth Juice; 5. James Johnston, Small Town; 6. Shelly Jones Band, Proceed With Caution; 7. Wal Neilsen, Living In The Country; 8. Kate Hindle, Take It All In; 9. Willow, Small Home Town; and 10. Matt Ward, If I Was In Dallas Tonight.

Our Featured Artist this week, country singer Darren Gillis, from the Wheatbelt of WA, has a new single out called Me and You, and we’ll be playing it, along with 2 of our other favourite Darren Gillis songs, in the second hour of the show.

Our Flashback Track from the show’s 2018 play list will be from Michelle Chandler; our Featured Instrumental will be from Terry Bennetts; our Featured International Artist will be Irish country singer, Lynn Campbell; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be Stuart Joel Nuggett.

Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Sally Jane; Bailey Perrie; and Reanna Shard.

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

So, the play list will be:

First Hour: Matt Ward; Willow; Kate Hindle; Wal Neilsen; Shelly Jones Band; James Johnston; Della Harris; Brett Reid; Lucie Tiger; Vanessa Bourne; Dave Javier; Kris Petersen; Rae Leigh; and Sinead Burgess.

Second Hour: Ross McGregor; Crystal Robins; Brad Butcher; Kristy Apps; Darren Gillis (3 songs); Suz Dorahy; Amy Pegg; Lloyd Back; Michelle Chandler; Terry Bennetts; Lynn Campbell; and Stuart Joel Nuggett.

Third Hour: Katie Stroud; Copperline; Tony Kennelly; Sally Jane; Bailey Perrie; Reanna Shard; Leyon Milner; No Promises; Anne Fraser; Brian Stitt; Ian Wilkinson; Peter Smokie Dawson; Anita Spring; Craig Woodward; Pat Kenny; and Billy-Jo Porter.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 4/1/2022 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); Radio Adelaide FM 101.5 (Adelaide SA); PHAZE RN Bendigo and Central Highlands VIC 87.6 and 88.0; and Alex-FM 91.5, Goolwa 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