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We're Honouring Remembrance Day this Week on Come by the Hills!

In honour of those who have made the supreme sacrifice, I have decided to feature several songs on this week's edition of Come by the Hills which relate to the two world wars. We'll have all our usual features including a double dose of "Me Music" featuring my latest musical effort, plus a brand new single by Loreena McKennitt in honour of the hundredth anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge, and many more great and thought-provoking songs about what it was like to be involved in these wars.

Monday is a Great Day on The Sara Hillis Show!

Monday Monday. Do you sometimes feel that you just can't trust that day? Well, don't worry. You can put your trust in one thing at least. I'm here again with another edition of The Sara Hillis Show. Today, we talk cover versions of songs which were more successful than their originals, we hear from all sorts of great artists and bands, and of course, I muse about strange and silly things as I always do. So, why not hang out with me at noon or midnight eastern standard time, for the anything-but-standard Sara Hillis Show, right here on Mushroom FM!

More Great Celtic Music this Week on Come by the Hills!

Yes, the folkish favourites are back again for another week. We've got three hours of great music from Stan Rogers, Loreena McKennitt, Steeleye Span and more, as well as our usual features: "Me Music," "Fiddlin' Around" and "Celtic Covers." We're also testing out a new bit of software for the first time on this show, so it should be quite a fun time. Therefore, (we mustn't start a sentence with "so," must we?) if you're game, come along with me and we'll experiment and experience awesome Celtic music together.

It's Guy Fawkes Friday Fun Tomorrow on the Sara Hillis Show!

Please to remember the third of november? No, wait. That's not right, but as the fifth of November is on Sunday, I thought we'd celebrate that most British of holidays with a few British novelty songs on the Friday Fun version of The Sara Hillis Show. But don't worry. No effogies will be burned in the production of this episode. We may also talk about the gun powder plot itself as well. Was Fawkes just a fall guy? Who knows? All I do know is that I hope you'll join me tomorrow at noon or midnight Eastern time for the Fawkesy Friday Fun edition of The Sara Hillis Show!

Halloween Music is Haunting Come by the Hills this Week!

Wel, it's that time of the year once again, the time when the veil between the worlds grows thin and spirits walk abroad among men! At least, that's what the celts believed about the time we now call Halloween. In accordance with this, I'm playing songs and tales about murder, mayhem, myth and even more this week on Come by the Hills! We won't be having our usual features, but who needs them when the music's this good? We've got Steeleye Span, Stan Rogers, Pentangle, Kate Rusby, Artisan, Loreena McKennitt, Fairport Convention and so much more that it's downright scary, I tell you!

It's an Early Halloween Addition of Friday Fun Today on the Sara Hillis Show!

We've got lots of great music as usual today on The Sara Hillis Show, but if you're already in the spooktacular Halloween spirit, we'll have a couple of novelty bits on today's back-to-back music mixes which should give you a wicked start to your weekend. So get ready to howel with delight and hang out with me today at 12:00 PM Eastern or on Saturday at the witching hour. That's 12:00 AM Eastern. You'll have a scarily-good time! Mwahahahahahahahahaha!

It's Thankful Thursday with a Listener-inspired Playlist Tomorrow on The Sara Hillis Show!

"Wow!" you're saing. "That Sara is really on the ball today with her blog entry!" The truth is that if it weren't for a listener's lovely email, I wouldn't have had nearly as much to write about for tomorrow's show. However, Elizabeth emailed me with a tale of woe. She has been longing to hear some songs by Beth Nielsen Chapman, and she can't find her anywhere on iTunes in her region. So, we're going to devote part of our Thursday on The Sara Hillis Show to this amazing singer-songwriter.

We're Waffling on a Wednesday on The Sara Hillis Show!

I don't know if I'm as much of a waffling champion as our own Bonnie Mosen, but I think I'll give her a pretty good run for her money on today's Sara Hillis Show. We discuss right weather versus wrong weather, (please note that this has nothing to do with whether it's nice or nasty weather,) soap opera pets, flu vaccines, and of course my theory that I have which is mine that the Mushroom Pot computer wil one day simply take over the world! We also have quite a few longer songs in the playlist for some reason.

It's Tuesday on The Sara Hillis Show!

Yes, I know I'm stating the obvious, but there's nothing obvious about what's coming up on The Sara Hillis Show! We've got Ding-A-lings and Steely Dan, Frank Sinatra and Olivia Newton-Jan--er--John. we've got a lot of great music is what I mean to say, and of course my patented brand of crazy musings to go along with them. I even delve into my misspent youth in response to a Brian adams song! So, hang out with me if you're feeling brave or foolish or both. Today at 12:00 PM Eastern or tomorrow at 12:00 aM Eastern! Whatever time you choose, I know you'll have fun.

It's Another Monday on The Sara Hillis Show!

I know you've missed it over the weekend, the random musings and rockin' music that is The Sara Hillis Show. Well, the good news is that it's back for another five days of fun! The bad news is that it's back for another five days of fun!


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