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Rock Wallabies, Magnetic Island, travelling, and setting up the OzPig, all this and more on Damo's All Day Breakfast

Hi Everyone.

For various reasons it has been a few weeks since I've been able to do a live show, however, this week, I'm once again comfortably set up in the Soundproof Booth, and ready to bring you two hours of great music and friendly chat.

Among other things, I'll fill you in on my trip to Magnetic Island, where we met some very cute and interesting Rock Walabies. My OzPig finally arrived this week, so I'll be able to tell you more about it, and how easy it was to set up.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Fatal Attraction and Top Gun.

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 Fatal Attraction from 1987 and Top Gun from 1986.
Fatal Attraction is a 1987 American erotic psychological thriller film directed by Adrian Lyne from a screenplay written by James Dearden, based on his 1980 short film Diversion.

The Moonglows, Part 2 – 1956-61 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.
Much has been written about the great R&B vocal groups of the 1950s. Many of the classic groups were either great musicians and vocalists and never had the recognition or record sales to back it up or these groups were thrown together, they couldn’t sing very well and scored one, solid hit that still spins in the eternal jukebox of public consciousness.

Deep Dive finds that breaking up is hard to do

This week on Deep Dive we enjoy the talents of singer and songwriter Neil Sedaka. We find that it hurts to be in love, discover a diary, and sing about a calendar girl.

To hear these and many more you can tell your SmartSpeaker to play Mushroom FM at 4 PM Eastern Monday, Tuesday at 6 AM in Eastern Australia. Or at 6 AM Eastern Wednesday, which is 8 PM in Eastern Australia.

The Moonglows, Part 1 – 1953-55 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.
Much has been written about the great R&B vocal groups of the 1950s. Many of the classic groups were either great musicians and vocalists and never had the recognition or record sales to back it up or these groups were thrown together, they couldn’t sing very well and scored one, solid hit that still spins in the eternal jukebox of public consciousness.

Another two hours of kids' stories and songs this Sunday on Small World, only on Mushroom Escape

It’s Jonathan Mosen back with another edition of Small World, the kids’ programme for the whole family. It’s a wonderful world where the bad people always lose in the end, and there are stories and songs that transport you to wonderful places and make you smile.

This week, we’ll have a few songs and a story from max Cryer, a famous New Zealand entertainer and producer who died recently. If you’re in New Zealand where Small World has been on the radio since the 1970s, you’ll certainly be familiar with his work. We hope the rest of the world enjoys hearing him too.

More 1961 music and a tribute to love and good friends this week on The Early Years!

After you've enjoyed Come By The Hills with Sara Hillis, an encore presentation of her 2021 Stan Rogers special, 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.

It's the 2021 Stan Rogers Special Revisited, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Hello! Sara Hillis here to tell you that while this week's Come by the Hills episode may not be new, it's certainly great! I have decided once again to plunge headlong into the depths of the 3-Day Novel Contest this Labour Day weekend, so rather than dealing with my writing-addled brain for three hours of real time on Saturday, you get one of my famous encore presentations! This time, it's our 2021 Stan Rogers special, which I feel was the best one yet!

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Romeo and Juliet and Little Women.

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 Romeo and Juliet from 1936 and Little Women from 1933.
Romeo and Juliet is a 1936 American film adapted from the play by William Shakespeare, directed by George Cukor from a screenplay by Talbot Jennings.
The film stars Leslie Howard as Romeo and Norma Shearer as Juliet, and the supporting cast features John Barrymore, Basil Rathbone, and Andy Devine.

Voulez Vous join Sara and Jonathan for the big ABBA reveal at noon Eastern?

I have a dream that one day there’ll be new ABBA music, and the dream is nearly a reality.

Mama mia! Can you wait hasta Mañana? Knowing me, knowing you the way old friends do, when all is said and done, you may be just a little bit excited about the fact that we’re finally on the verge of getting new ABBA music. Does your mother know that it’s the first new ABBA music in almost 40 years?

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