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Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: The Ten Commandments.

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 movie The Ten Commandments from 1956.
The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American epic religious drama film produced, directed, and narrated by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision (colour by Technicolor), and released by Paramount Pictures.

Blind Ukrainians need our help. Join us this weekend for our We're with U radiothon. #BlindWithU

This Saturday at 2 PM North American Eastern time, 7 PM in the UK, 8 PM in Ukraine, 1800 UTC, which equates to Sunday at 6 AM in New Zealand, 4 AM Eastern Australia time, Mushroom FM will be broadcasting We’re with U, a benefit concert for blind people still in Ukraine and those who are now refugees.

It's rare, it's live, it's a live, rare Mosen Explosion on Thursday

Remember those weekends long ago, where there would be a live Mosen Explosion?

Well, my schedule doesn't allow for that very much, but I will be on the air live on Thursday between 1 and 3 Pm Eastern, 6 and 8 PM UK. Thanks to Sara for letting me borrow an hour of her replay slot.

The Flamingos part 1 – 1953-54 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 meets a smooth operator

This week on Deep Dive we enjoy the mellifluous voice of African-English singer Sade. We hear that love is king, are by your side and meet that smooth operator. Her talent has been enjoyed for many years.

Tune in at 4 PM Eastern Monday, which is now 6 AM Tuesday in Eastern Australia. Or at 6 AM Eastern Wednesday, which is 8 PM in Eastern Australia. Simply command your SmartSpeaker to play Mushroom FM and you will be whisked there.

Mushroom FM, home of the fun guys.

Once More with Feeling, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Hello! Sara Hillis here to tell you what's coming up this week on Come by the Hills! This time, it's an encore presentation (which is just a snobbish way of saying rerun) of this year's Robby Burns Day special. So there'll be lots of scottish tunes and tales for your enjoyment! I hope you will find it fun while I deal with this very obnoxious weather-related headache that has descended upon me over the past few days, and I thank you for your patience and indulgence!

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: La La Land, and Moonlight.

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 La La Land from 2016, and Moonlight from 2016.
La La Land is a 2016 American musical romance film written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
It stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a struggling jazz pianist and an aspiring actress, respectively, who meet and fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.

Marvin Phillips 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.
Marvin Phillips is important to post WWII rhythm & blues, because he, along with Jesse Belvin, helped to popularize the R&B duo.
Jesse and Marvin scored an enormous hit in 1952 with the ballad, “Dream Girl,” thus paving the way for future R&B duos like Shirley & Lee, Gene & Eunice, Robert & Johnny, Don & Dewey and Marvin’s own, Marvin & Johnny.

Deep Dive asks when will I see you again

This week on Deep Dive we enjoy the variety of talents comprised among the sixteen women of colour who, at one time or another, were Three Degrees. We ask when will I see you again, go to the moon, and hear about a woman in love.

Daylight saving time tries to fool us again, so the show will be heard at 4 PM Eastern on Monday, which is 8 AM Tuesday in eastern Australia. Or at 6 AM eastern Wednesday, which is 8 PM in eastern Australia. Just ask your SmartSpeaker to play mushroom FM and you will be there very quickly indeed.

Lots of Lovely Things, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Hello again! Sara Hillis here to tell you about this week's edition of Come by the Hills, Mushroom FM's Folk and Celtic music show. This week, we have our usual mix of great Folk and Celtic music, and we're live for three whole hours, which is always more fun! Whether you're a first-time or a long-time listener, I promise there'll be something that tickles your musical fancy. So come hang out with me on the Mighty Mushroom!

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