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Deep Dive makes love out of nothing at all

I am working very long hours as we approach the end of the year and so did not have time to make a programme. So we have reached back into the vault to September 2020 to enjoy the musical talents of Australian soft rock band Air Supply. We bring out the magic, are all out of love, and experience love and other bruises.

Tune in at 4 pm Eastern Monday, which is 8 AM Tuesday in Eastern Australia. Or at 6 AM Eastern Wednesday, which is 10 PM in Eastern Australia. Tell your SmartSpeaker of choice to play Mushroom FM, and it will whisk you there in a trice.

Cobra 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.
Cobra Records left quite a bite, even though this little West Side Chicago label was only in existence for three short years.

Lest We Forget, this Week on Come by the Hills!

It's almost time for another episode of Come by the Hills, Mushroom FM's Folk and Celtic music show. This time, we're presenting an episode originally aired on November 8, 2020, in honour of Remembrance Day. This means that you'll hear some out-of-date promos and such. Also, at that time, the show was presented on Sundays at 8:00 PM eastern rather than Saturdays at 2:00 PM Eastern, so you'll notice some differences there as well. The episode is very good, however, and I have some things to catch up on this weekend, so I hope it won't be too disorientating for you.

Jerry Lee Lewis remembered again and more songs about pleasant places 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.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: West Side Story and Jailhouse Rock.

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From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies West Side Story from 1961, and Jailhouse Rock from 1957.
West Side Story is a 1961 American musical romantic drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.

Cobra Records 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.
Cobra Records left quite a bite, even though this little West Side Chicago label was only in existence for three short years.

Deep Dive meets the entertainer

This has been a very busy week for me, and I have not had a chance to get in front of a microphone. So we reach back in the vault to August last year and enjoy the excellent lyrics and musicianship of Billy Joel. We learn that she's got a way, hear about moving out, and got into a New York state of mind.

Big Maybelle this afternoon 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.
The “Juke In The Back” highlights the often ignored early career of Big Maybelle, one of the great female blues shouters.

Folkin' Around Again, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Well, we're mere hours away from this week's episode of Come by the Hills, in which we hear about a plethora of women named Polly, some soldiers, including one sung about in Gaelic by Mary Chapin Carpenter, and a demo recording from Joni Mitchell's archives that I don't think I've ever played on the show before. We'll also have a battle of the Belle Dames, in which we pit my setting of Keats's poem "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" against that done by Loreena McKennitt, as well as the usual three hours of great Folk and Celtic music! It'll be a fun show as always, so I hope you'll join me!

More #1 songs on my birthday and a tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis 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.
Last week, I played the songs that were #1 on my birthday from 1949-71. As I play the best music from the first quarter-century of rock, I'll finish the survey from 1972-79 this week.

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