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More Beach Boys music to celebrate Brian Wilson's 80th birthday 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 for 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.
Brian Wilson, leader of the Beach Boys, solo artist and leader of The Brian Wilson Band since 2003, turned 80 June 20.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Back to the Future Part III, and Grease 2.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 4pm Saturday in NZ, 2pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies Back to the Future Part III from 1990, and Grease 2 from 1982.
Back to the Future Part III is a 1990 American science fiction Western film and the final instalment of the Back to the Future trilogy.
The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, and stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson, and Lea Thompson.

Larry Darnell 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 calls the pilot of the air waves

This week on Deep Dive we take a road less travelled and enjoy the music of Charlie Dore. We listen, notice that here comes the sun, and take some sister's revenge.

Tune in at 4 PM Eastern Monday, which is 6 AM Tuesday in Eastern Australia. Or at 6 AM Eastern Wednesday, which is 8 PM in eastern Australia. Just ask your Smart Speaker to play mushroom FM and you’ll be there.

Deep dive, where we focus on one artist for one hour, on Mushroom FM, home of the fun guys.

More Beach Boys music to celebrate Brian Wilson's 80th birthday this week on The Early Years!

After you've enjoyed Come By The Hills with Sara Hillis, her Canada Day celebration,tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 to 05:00, don't touch that dial, device, PC, Mac or smart speaker and join me for 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.
Brian Wilson, leader of the Beach Boys, solo artist and leader of The Brian Wilson Band since 2003, turned 80 June 20.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Back to the Future, and Back to the Future Part II.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 4pm Saturday in NZ, 2pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies Back to the Future from 1985, and Back to the Future Part II from 1989.
Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale.
It stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson.

It's Canada Day, Up Canada Way, this Week on Come by the Hills--Eh?

Hey there! Sara Hillis here to announce the annual Come by the Hills Canada Day extravaganza! It may be coming a day late, but it will not be a loony short, especially with me as the host. We'll have three hours of Canada-themed songs, songs by Canadian artists, and even a few of the "Canada Vignettes" produced by our National Film Board (yes, the other NFB) which were a staple of my childhood TV experience. Oh, and don't worry. There will be some stan Rogers! There's always room for Stan! So come celebrate Canada Day in song and story, this week on Come by the Hills!

important: if you listen to Mushroom FM with a stand-alone player, please update your links now to avoid loss of service

Over the last week, Mushroom Fm and Mushroom Escape have been migrating to a newer server to restore our Alexa skills and improve reliability even further.

Deep Dive goes surfin'

Because I am still in my Covid recovery stage, and because it was Brian Wilson's eightieth birthday last week, I have reached into the vault again and pulled out a Beach Boys programme. So this week we go on surfin' safari, get about in the little duce coup, and just have fun fun fun.

To enjoy the program simply tell your smart speaker to play mushroom FM at 4 PM Monday Eastern, which is 6 AM in eastern Australia on Tuesday. Or at 6 AM Eastern Wednesday, which is 8 PM on Wednesday in eastern Australia.

Leiber & Stoller’s Spark Records 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.

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