ACSS 404 1/2/22

Hi Folks,

Another Australian Country Songwriters Show coming up on Tuesday 1/2/22 with more great music from independent Australian country songwriters.

We have new (to the show) music this week from: Andy Penkow; Briana Dinsdale; Corey Legge; Goldheist; James Johnston; Jason Caruthers; Katie Stroud; Lynne Campbell feat. Martin McColgan; Maddie Cail; Melvyn Moll; Parker & Johnson; Stan Lenz; Suz Dorahy; and Wells Country Collection (Peter and George Wells).

Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs for this week are: 1. Darren Gillis, Me and You; 2. Michelle Little, Why Didn’t You Stop Me; 3. Billie-Jo Porter, Feels Like Us; 4. Brett Reid, Everyday’s A Diamond; 5. Anita Spring, Not That Kind Of Girl; 6. Jamie Lindsay, Carry On; 7. Benn Gunn, A Bit More Aussie; 8. Tony Marks, Heart Like A Wheel; 9. Rae Leigh, Just Like That; and 10. Michelle Gardiner, Things That I don’t Have.

Our Featured Artist this week, Newcastle NSW singer/ songwriter, Suz Dorahy, has a new album release, called Redemption Is Real, 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 Adventures With Alice; our Featured Instrumental will be from Anthony Baxter; our Featured International Artist will be Irish country singer, Lynn Campbell feat. Martin McColgan; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be Kirsty-Lee Akers.

Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Brianna Dinsdale; Mackenzie Lee; and Maddie Cail.

Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Jason Caruthers; Stan Lenz; and Brian Stitt.

So, the play list will be:

First Hour: Michelle Gardiner; Rae Leigh; Tony Marks; Benn Gunn; Jamie Lindsay; Anita Spring; Brett Reid; Billie-Jo Porter; Michelle Littler; Darren Gillis; Corey Legge; Parker & Johnson; Goldheist; and Faye Kristiansen.

Second Hour: Viper Creek Band; Ashleigh Dallas; Chris Boots Lee; Destiny Band Oz; Suz Dorahy; (3 songs); Bryce Sainty; Leyon Milner; Brendan McMahon; Adventures With Alice; Anthony Baxter; Lynn Campbell feat. Martin McColgan; and Kirsty-Lee Akers.

Third Hour: James Johnston; Wells Country Collection (Peter and George Wells); Brad Butcher; Brianna Dinsdale; Mackenzie Lee; Maddie Cail; Andy Penkow; Melvyn Moll; Sandy Rasmussen; Jason Caruthers; Stan Lenz; Brian Stitt; Katie Stroud; Gene Bradley Fisk; and Reg Keyworth.

I hope you can join me on Tuesday 1/2/2022 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