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Folkish Fun as Usual, this Week on Come by the Hills

Hello there! Sara Hillis here to tell you that Mushroom FM's premier Folk and Celtic music show will soon be on the air again for another week! You can look forward to three hours of fabulous Folk music presented live for your enjoyment. It's a low-key show with a perfect mix of musical moods and styles whether you're engaged in some specific task or just chilling out.

Friends and tributes this week on The Early Years!

Affter you've enjoyed a Mushroom FM Request stop tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 to 05:00 in place of Mosen At Large, don't touch that dial, device, PC, Mac or smart speaker and join me in The Early Years where and when you'll enjoy the best music from Rock and Roll's Golden Age (its first quarter century) with an occasional nod to other decades and genres.
A mystery presenter will introduce This week's show which sparked a theme idea that I haven't done before - songs about friends and friendship which will last just over half an hour.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described movies: Ray and Silent Running

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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 Ray from 2004, and Silent Running from 1972.
Ray is a 2004 American biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles.

Boogie Woogie Rhythm & Blues 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.

Time Tunnel Tunes is just a bit bigger and on at its new time!

Time Tunnel Tunes is just a bit bigger and on at its new time! Join me, Geno J for 3-hours of tunes from another specific year tomorrow, Wednesday (January 6th, 2021) at 6 pm Eastern! If you’d like to choose a year or learn more about this week's episode, keep reading!

At 2 AM and PM Eastern on Monday, Jonathan Mosen pays tribute to Gerry Marsden

It's Jonathan here, taking a break from my holiday to pay a special tribute to Gerry Marsden, founder and leader of Gerry and the Pacemakers, who has died of a heart infection in Liverpool aged 78.

Gerry and the Pacemakers, for a brief period, were a hugely successful band, riding in on the coat tails of the Beatles and playing a key role in the Mersey sound. They were also the first group in UK chart history to have their first three singles reach number one.

New Year, Same Great Music, this Week on Come by the hills

Well, here we are at last. It's 2021! However, even though the year has changed, you've still got a date with great Folk and Celtic music tonight. Join me, Sara Hillis, at 8:00 PM Eastern for three hours of the best the Folk world has to offer, including some music that's new to the show from artists we love such as Meg Davis and Pentangle! There may even be some Me Music along the way. Who knows? Anything can happen on a live show!

The Doo-wop Corner With Mike Moran

If you fell asleep and missed it I am here to tell you that the New Year has begun. It is now 2021 and the Doo-wop Corner is ready to rock. Come on down to the Doo-wop Corner every Sunday Evening from 6 to 8 PM. ET. You can listen to the repeat on Thursdays from 7 to 9 AM. ET.
We have plenty of doo-wop music; dance tunes, love songs, handclapping music, Acapella harmony and lots of fun. We will be taking your requests, dedications and reading your emails. Send them to Michael@mushroomfm.com
See you there.

Only the 80s Returns to Mushroom FM on Sunday!

It’s a new year and I’m so delighted to bring back “Only the 80s”. If you love your 80s music then you really should tune in at 4pm eastern, that’s 9pm in the UK.

There are plenty of features for you to enjoy, such as, the Bargain Bucket B-Sides and the Charts!

If you would like to contact the show, email, anne@mushroomfm.com or send a wee Tweet, @Irish_2009 and remember the Mushroom FM Hashtag:
#MushroomFM

I look forward to sharing this amazing decade of music with you all!

Anne Cosgrove

A very special tribute this week on The Early Years!

Affter you've enjoyed a Mushroom FM Request stop tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 to 05:00 in place of Mosen At Large, don't touch that dial, device, PC, Mac or smart speaker and join me in The Early Years where and when you'll enjoy the best music from Rock and Roll's Golden Age (its first quarter century) with an occasional nod to other decades and genres.

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