ACSS 467 2/5/23


Hi Folks,


Please join me for The Australian Country Songwriters Show on Tuesday 2 May 2023 at 6.00 pm on TodaysCountry94one.


We have new-to-the-show music this week from: Ben Leece; Dave Garnham & The Reasons To Live; Gene Bradley Fisk; Lily & The Drum; Lindsay Waddington; Maddie Cail; No Promises; Peter Simpson; Sally-Anne Whitten; and The Brae.


Our Top 10 Most Requested Songs are: 1. Steve Cheers, The Robbo Show; 2. Ingrid Mae, No SOS; 3. The Silverline, Cowboys and Dreamers; 4. Charlotte Le Lievre, We’ll Hold The Line; 5. Nathan Seekts, The Wildest Thing; 6. Cec Peterson, In A Moment; 7. Sisters In Country, That’s What We Do; 8. Destiny Band Oz, Holding On; 9. The Austins, Home; and 10. Jimbo Stokes, Headed Country.


Our Featured Artists this week, Lily & The Drum (Lily Higgins and John Yacka) is a duo based in Adelaide SA. We’ll be focusing on their most recent album, This Is Right Now, and playing three songs from the album, in the second hour of the show.


Our Flashback Track will be from the 2015 play list for the show from Adventures With Alice; our Featured Instrumental will be from Lindsay Waddington; our Featured International Artists will be UK country duo, The Brae; and our Featured Indigenous Artist will be Stuart Joel Nuggett with Dave Garnham & The Reasons To Live.


Our Emerging Talent segment will feature songs from Emmagen Rain; Ellen Tefanis; and Taylor H.


Our Country Ballads segment will feature songs from Peter Simpson; Amy Ryan with Peter Smokie Dawson; and Jason Carruthers.


So, the play list will be:


First Hour: Jimbo Stokes; Destiny Band Oz; The Austins; Sisters In Country; Cec Peterson; Nathan Seekts; Charlotte Le Lievre; The Silverline; Ingrid Mae; Steve Cheers; Ben Leece; Sally-Anne Whitten; Gene Bradley Fisk; No Promises; and David Garnham & The Reasons To Live.


Second Hour: Maddie Cail; Niksta; Lloyd Back; Lily & The Drum (3 songs); Craig Lloyd & Merelyn Carter; Steve McNaughton; TC Cassidy & Bill Chambers; Adventures With Alice; Lindsay Waddington; The Brae; Stuart Joel Nuggett with David Garnham & The Reasons To Live; Kylie Adams-Collier; and Kate Leahy.


Third Hour: Lynchburg; Emmagan Rain; Ella Tefanis; Taylor H; Brendan McMahon feat. Montana Sharp; Meaghan Jane; Justin Landers; Peter Simpson; Amy Ryan and Peter Smokie Dawson; Jason Carruthers; Minor Gold; Mark Lavender; Hudson Rose; Jamie Lindsay; Natalie Pearson; Taylor Moss; and Brad Butcher.


Please join me on Tuesday 2/5/2023 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); PHAZE RN Bendigo and Central Highlands VIC 87.6 and 88.0; Alex-FM 91.5, Goolwa SA; and Radio Gidge FM on the internet.


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