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It's a 2020 Encore, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Hello! Sara Hillis popping round again to let you know what's coming up on this week's edition of Come by the Hills the Folk and Celtic music show. This week, it's a visit to the archives for a very special show that I did in March of 2020. It features a house concert given by me, and was a really fun show to do. So bear in mind that the promos may be out-of-date, and we'll be revisiting the beginning of the pandemic as well. So there we have it. I hope you find it interesting, and I'll be back with you live next week, all things being equal.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Cleopatra.

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From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 5pm Saturday in NZ, 3pm in Sydney and 4am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movie Cleopatra from 1963.

This Friday and Saturday, Mushroom FM celebrates the 60th anniversary of the start of the British offshore radio era

It was very clear from the positive reaction we received to the series of documentaries we ran about offshore radio last year that many of our listeners love offshore radio as much as many of the fun guys do. And Easter Saturday marks a significant 60th anniversary.

Easter Saturday in 1964 fell on 28 March. On that day, radio listening in Britain was changed forever, with the start of broadcasts from Britain’s first daytime commercial radio station Radio Caroline.

Guitar Slim 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.
Eddie Jones grew up in Hollandale, MS, pickin' cotton and dreaming of a better life when ambition and musical talent plucked him from his situation, christened him Guitar Slim and made him a star.

Deep Dive sends in the clowns

This week on Deep Dive we enjoy the incredible talents and voice of Judy Collins. And we have a Fun Guy guest and a big fan to introduce her. We look at both sides now, experience amazing grace, and travel someday soon.

Tune in at 4 PM Eastern Monday, which is currently 7 AM Tuesday in most of Eastern Australia. Or at 6 AM Eastern Wednesday, which at the moment is 9 PM in most of Eastern Australia. Just sidle up to that SmartSpeaker of yours and ask it nicely to play Mushroom FM, and in the blink of an eye, you will be there. The magic is amazing.

Spring Flings and Other Things, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Well hello all ye Hillsians and Hillsians-yet-to-be! We're only a day away (plus a few hours, I suppose) from another episode of Come by the Hills, the Folk and Celtic music show on Mushroom FM! This week, I'll have songs about spring, a few St. Patrick's Day left-overs including a request that I didn't get to last week, songs about both Whisky and Whiskey, and a neat story about one of our favourite artists and an intrepid listener! There's also a punk version of The Massacre at Glencoe that I thought we'd try out. So, drop by for a bit, won't you?

The top 600 songs of the 60s continues this week on The Early Years!

After you've enjoyed Decades in HD with PJ Noce tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM, don't touch that dial, device, PC, Mac, smart speaker or tablet and join me for The Early Years, where and when you'll hear the best music from the first quarter century of Rock with occasional nods to other decades and genres.

Coming up on Saturday at the described movies: True Grit and The Desperate Hours.

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From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 5pm Saturday in NZ, 3pm in Sydney and 4am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies True Grit from 1969, and The Desperate Hours from 1955.
True Grit is a 1969 American Western film directed by Henry Hathaway, starring John Wayne as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn, Glen Campbell as La Boeuf, and Kim Darby as Mattie Ross.

The Cleftones 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.
This week, Matt The Cat looks at one of the greatest Doo Wop groups, The Cleftones, through an archival interview with the late Herbie Cox. Cox was a founding member of this unique sounding vocal group from Queens, NY.

Deep Dive drinks whisky on a Sunday

This week on Deep Dive we enjoy the harmonic talents of the Canadian band the Irish Rovers. We meet the wild rover, share the problem of the orange and the green, and hear of the sad demise of the unicorn.

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