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The top 100 of 1971 continues this week on The Early Years!

After you've enjoyed Come By The Hills with Sara Hillis, tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 to 05:00, don't touch that dial, device, PC, Mac or smart speaker and join me in The Early Years where and when you'll hear the best music from Rock and Roll's Golden Age (its first quarter century) with an occasional nod to other decades and genres.
The top 100 of 1971 continues this week. I'll start at #55 and get to #32. I'll pick it up at #31 next week.
You can contact me any time by email at steve at mushroomfm.com with comments about the show and suggestions for future shows.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: The Fly, The Blob and The Most Dangerous Game.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 5pm Saturday in NZ, 3pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described Movies The Fly from 1958, The Blob from 1958 and The Most Dangerous Game from 1932.
The Fly is a 1958 American horror science-fiction film produced and directed by Kurt Neumann and starring David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, and Herbert Marshall.
The screenplay by James Clavell was based on the 1957 short story of the same name by George Langelaan.

A Mosen Explosion special for the new Let It Be release

There are sometimes advantages in having a time zone so far ahead of much of the world.

This morning at around 2 AM, I was one of the first to receive my Let It Be Super Deluxe set. This set contains the Let It Be album with fresh 2021 remixes produced by Giles Martin. It also contains some delightful and fascinating outtakes from the sessions, plus the first official release of the Get Back album mixed by Glyn Johns before the tapes were handed over to Phil Spector.

Remembering Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Hello! Sara Hillis here! I'm getting this announcement out a bit early to give you a heads-up. For this week's episode of Come by the Hills, I'm planning a tribute to Paddy Moloney, Piper, Tin Whistle Player and all-around driving force of the famous Irish band The Chieftains, who died on October 11 at the age of 83.

Dinah Washington, part 4 – 1951-53 this week on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

Deep Dive turns upside down

This week on Deep Dive we enjoy the multiple talents of Diana Ross. We hear that she is comin' out, about sweet summertime livin', and my old piano.

Tune in at 4 PM Monday Eastern, which is now 7 AM Tuesday in Eastern Australia. Or at 6 AM Wednesday Eastern which is now 9 PM in Eastern Australia. Direct your voice to your SmartThing of choice and say play Mushroom FM and it will be happy to oblige.

Dinah Washington, part 3 – 1950-51 today on The Juke In The Back!

The Juke In The Back” focuses on the “soul that came before rock n’ roll,” the records that inspired Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and countless others.

It's a John Barleycornucopia Among Other Things, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Hello hello! Happy Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend! Sara Hillis here with another edition of Come by the Hills! I've decided to revisit a theme we've had before, that of the John Barleycornucopia. We'll play several different versions of this very old Folk song throughout the show, along with another new teaser from the second volume of the Joni Mitchell archives--this time a duet with James Taylor, a Folky salute to John Lennon's birthday courtesy of Judy Collins, and as usual, three hours of great Folk and Celtic music for your listening pleasure.

Small World is coming up right across Sunday on Mushroom Escape

It’s Jonathan Mosen back with another edition of Small World, the kids’ programme for the whole family.

The top 100 of 1971 continues this week on The Early Years!

After you've enjoyed Come By The Hills with Sara Hillis, tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 to 05:00, don't touch that dial, device, PC, Mac or smart speaker and join me in The Early Years where and when you'll hear the best music from Rock and Roll's Golden Age (its first quarter century) with an occasional nod to other decades and genres.
The top 100 of 1971 continues this week. I'll start at #79 and get to #56. I'll pick it up at #55 next week.
You can contact me any time by email at steve at mushroomfm.com with comments about the show and suggestions for future shows.

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