ACSS 401 11/1/22

Hi Folks,

Another Australian Country Songwriters Show coming up on Tuesday 11/1/22 with more great music from independent Australian country songwriters.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Dan Hill Hoopes; Johnny Chester; Reg Keyworth; Sally Jane; The Silverline; and The Woodpickers.

Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. Della Harris, Truth Juice; 2. Vanessa Bourne, Together But Alone; 3. Brett Reid, Every Day’s A Diamond; 4. Shelly Jones Band, Proceed With Caution; 5. Lucie Tiger, Do Me Right; 6. Billie-Jo Porter, Feels Like Us; 7. Suz Dorahy, Tell You; 8. Darren Gillis, Me and You; 9. Matt Ward, If I Was In Dallas Tonight; and 10. Rae Leigh, Just Like That.

Our Featured Artists this week, country band The Woodpickers, from the Blue Mountains of NSW, have a new single out called All Life Matters, and we’ll be playing it, along with 2 of our other favourite Woodpickers songs, in the second hour of the show.

Our Flashback Track from the show’s 2017 play list will be from Vanessa Delaine; our Featured Instrumental will be from The Silverline; our Featured International Artist will be US country singer, Dan Hill Hoopes; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be Aimee Hannan.

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: Rae Leigh; Matt Ward; Darren Gillis; Suz Dorahy; Billie-Jo Porter; Lucie Tiger; Shelly Jones Band; Brett Reid; Vanessa Bourne; Della Harris; Johnny Chester; Reg Keyworth; Sinead Burgess; and Dave Javier.

Second Hour: Crystal Robins; Amy Pegg; Lloyd Back; Kris Petersen; The Woodpickers (3 songs); Felicity Dowd; Craig Woodward; Pat Kenny; Vanessa Delaine; The Silverline; Dan Hill Hoopes; and Aimee Hannan.

Third Hour: Katie Stroud; Leyon Milner; No Promises; Sally Jane; Bailey Perrie; Reanna Shard; Ross McGregor; Brad Butcher; Anne Fraser; Brian Stitt; Ian Wilkinson; Peter Smokie Dawson; Anita Spring; Wal Neilsen; and Willow.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 11/1/2022 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