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We're playing What Sounds Good This Week on Come By The Hills!

Yes, since we've done a couple of themed shows recently, I thought it would be nice to simply get back to basics and do what Mushroom FM does best, Celtic style! So, I dug through my collection of Celtic musical goodness and found some of the best of the best this week for your listening pleasure. We've got some classics from Planxty and De Dannan, as well as a great Classic Rock Song as a Celtic Cover. In short, the motto for this week's show is: "WEll, that sounds good. Let's play that song!"

R&B Novelty Songs this week on The Juke in the Back

The juke is jumpin’ this week with a salute to the lighter side of classic 1950s rhythm and blues.  These “novelty” R&B tunes come from jump blues masters from Louis Jordan to Bull Moose Jackson and all the side-splittin’ jive in-between.  You’ll hear all about Richard Berry, Wynonie Harris, Andre Williams and Dusty Fletcher getting in trouble with the law as well as a wacky song about crazy food.  Join Matt The Cat for a hilarious look at the “soul that came before rock n’ roll” on “Juke In The Back”, Saturday afternoon at 03:00 PM Eastern, with an encore presentation Thursday morning

Mosen on down as Jonathan fills in for Caroline on the Country Oasis

I'll be back inside the Studio at 2, and boy, have I got an awesome treat for you. It's the best of country music old and new, you'll be tappin' them thar toes before I'm through.

Now we all know that our own cute Caroline, chooses lots of country music mighty fine. But she can't be here to host the show this time, so it's Mosen who'll be tryin' to walk the line.

So if you like country music as I do, then please join me on the mighty 'shroom at 2. For the best of country music old and new, rubber ducky I am awfully fond of you.

Y'all are invited to a Tennessee Mosen Explosion

What do Andy Murray and The Mosen Explosion have in common? Send your answers on a postcard, or wait until the end of this announcement for the answer.

It's time once again for another Mosen Explosion, as we continue our whirlwind whistle stop tour of the United States. This week, we'll be broadcasting from the very room, the very room I say, where Bonnie spent many of her teenage years as a teenager. We're rockin' the Explosion from Lebanon Tennessee, and what a fun show we have in store.

Memphis Slim, the “Ambassador Of The Blues”, this week on The Juke in the Back

Memphis Slim dubbed himself the “Ambassador Of The Blues” and for good reason. He spread the gospel of America’s music around the world during his almost 50 year career. This week, Matt The Cat and the “Juke In The Back” take a look at Slim’s prodigious contribution to the genre. He began recording as Pete Chatman (his real name is John Chatman) in 1940 and by the end of the year was already known as Memphis Slim, a name given to him by a producer at Bluebird Records.

Reflections in The Shed

Oh my! Saturday night isn’t too far away!
This means, from 11pm Eastern on Saturday, that’s now 5Pm Sunday in New Zealand, and 4am in the UK I’m back for another four fun filled hours live in the Shed.
The live and loud segment is back and so is the triple threat.
We heard only just over a day ago that Leonard Cohen sadly passed away at the age of 82, so he will be featuring in both of those segments, but I’ll be happy to play any Leonard Cohen requests if you have them.

We're Remembering This Week on Come By The Hills!

As November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans' Day in the United States, and as the Sunday nearest that date is celebrated as Remembrance Sunday in the UK, I thought it fitting to see what Celtic music has to say on the subject of war and its effects. Not all the songs on Sunday's show will be war-themed, but they will be peppered liberally throughout the show, along with the return of our usual features of course.

Remembering Leonard Cohen Today on The Sara Hillis Show!

Leonard Cohen, the influencial poet, song-writer and novelist is dead at the age of 82. Scant weeks after his fourteenth studio album "You Want it Darker" was released, we are stunned to hear that his beautiful and bold voice will be heard no more.

Today on The Sara Hillis Show, I'll play a set of leonard's songs and reflect upon the effect that his music and words have had on me over the years. Someone said today that he had a line for every moment in your life. I think that's true.

Hanging out in the Shed

It’s almost that time of the week again, where for four hours, we open up the Shed doors and make as much noise as we can and enjoy every minute of it.
That’s from 11pm Eastern tonight, that’s 4pm Sunday in NZ and 4AM in the UK.
And to the Listeners from Ireland, party time!
It’s not that often I enjoy watching the all Blacks lose, but today is certainly an exception.
Chicago Cubs, you had 108 years to wait, and now that’s over, but Ireland, Ireland had to wait 111!
Records are indeed, made to be broken.

The Mosen Explosion's gone to the dogs. We tour The Seeing Eye.

It's the travelling Mosens back again for another extremely action-packed travelling edition of the travelling Mosen Explosion.
Remember, the clocks go back in North America tonight, so if you're in New Zealand or Australia and some other parts of the world, we start an hour later. If you're in Europe, we once again are on at the usual time of 7 PM UK. Boy how confusing.
This week, the Mosen Explosion comes to you from Fredericksburg Virginia, where we are seeing cool people, and Bonnie's cool horse. How cool is this!

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