ACSS 403 25/1/22

Hi Folks,

Another Australian Country Songwriters Show coming up on Tuesday 25/1/22 with more great music from independent Australian country songwriters.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Ashleigh Dallas; Chris Boots Lee; Destiny Band Oz; Faye Kristiansen; Gene Bradley Fisk; Hurricane Highway; Kevin Hazell; Lynchburg; Maurice Conway; Michelle Gardiner; Suz Dorahy; and Wells Country Collection (Peter and George Wells).

Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. Billie-Jo Porter, Feels Like Us; 2. Brett Reid, Everyday’s A Diamond; 3. Darren Gillis, Me and You; 4. Michelle Little, Why Didn’t You Stop Me; 5. Rae Leigh, Just Like That; 6. Johnny Chester, She’s My Kind Of Woman; 7. Della Harris, Truth Juice; 8. Jamie Lindsay, Carry On; 9. Anita Spring, Not That Kind Of Girl; and 10. Benn Gunn, A Bit More Aussie.

Our Featured Artists this week, country duo, Destiny Band Oz, have released a new album, called Who I Might Be, and we’ll be playing 3 songs from the album, in the second hour of the show.

Our Flashback Track from the show’s 2020 play list will be from Darlinghurst; our Featured Instrumental will be from Kimberley Gold; our Featured International Artist will be Irish country band, Hurricane Highway; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be Kirsty-Lee Akers.

Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Reanna Shard; Mackenzie Lee; and Bella Mackenzie.

Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Rod Williams; Kevin Hazell; and Gene Bradley Fisk.

So, the play list will be:

First Hour: Benn Gunn; Anita Spring; Jamie Lindsay; Della Harris; Johnny Chester; Rae Leigh; Michelle Little; Darren Gillis; Brett Reid; Billie-Jo Porter; Chris Boots Lee; Michelle Gardiner; Lynchburg; and Faye Kristiansen.

Second Hour: Viper Creek Band; No Promises; Sinead Burgess; Brendan McMahon; Destiny Band Oz (3 songs); Bryce Sainty; Leyon Milner; The Woodpickers; Darlinghurst; Kimberley Gold; Hurricane Highway; and Kirsty-Lee Akers.

Third Hour: Brad Butcher; Katie Stroud; Reg Keyworth; Reanna Shard; Mackenzie Lee; Bella Mackenzie; Wells Country Collection (Peter and George Wells); Suz Dorahy; Sandy Rasmussen; Rod Williams; Kevin Hazell; Gene Bradley Fisk; Ashleigh Dallas; Tony Marks; and Maurice Conway.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 25/1/2022 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