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Remembering B.J. thomas this week on the Early Years!

Affter you've enjoyed Mosen At Large, Mushroom FM's premier opinion show, tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 to 05:00, during which I hope all your questions get answered and all your opinions get heard, 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.

Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Black Hawk Down and Remember the Titans.

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 Black Hawk Down from 2001, and Remember the Titans from 2000:
Black Hawk Down is a 2001 British-American war film produced and directed by Ridley Scott, from a screenplay by Ken Nolan.
It is based on the 1999 non-fiction book of the same name by journalist Mark Bowden, about the U.S. military's 1993 raid in Mogadishu.

Little Willie John 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.

Calling All Stan Fans for an Upcoming Special Episode of Come by the Hills!

Hello again! Sara Hillis here to tell you about a very special episode of Come by the Hills coming up on Sunday, June 6 at 8:00 PM Eastern. Once again we'll be doing a Stan Rogers special around the anniversary of his death in 1983. This has always been a really well-received episode and has become a tradition over the past five years. Stan's music has become a soundtrack for Canada and has formed no small part of our musical legacy around the world. So I'm looking for contributions from you.

Deep Dive needs your body

This week on Deep Dive we enjoy the talents of Australian singer performer and song writer Tina Arena. We burn, ask heaven to help my heart, and realise that wasn't it good. Tina Arena was selected for us this week by Jennifer Parry from Sydney Australia.

You can hear this episode of Deep Dive at the usual times. 4PM Eastern Monday, which is 6 AM Tuesday in Eastern Australia. Or 6 AM Eastern Wednesday, which is 8 PM in Eastern Australia.

Live and Kicking, this Week on Come by the Hills!

Hello again! Sara Hillis just dropping by to tell you that I'm back again live this week with another edition of Come by the Hills, the Folk and Celtic music show here on Mushroom FM. I'll have another three hours of amazing Folk music for you, and I'll also give you a heads-up about next week's episode for which I very much encourage you to send me your requests. I'll explain more about that on the show, so be sure to tune in if you want the scoop!

R.I.P. Lloyd Price 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.
On May 3, 2021, we lost another legend of Rhythm & Blues and father of Rock n’ Roll as Lloyd Price passed away at the age of 88. Lloyd was just a kid when bandleader and talent scout, Dave Bartholomew brought him to Cosimo Matassa’s J&M Studio in early 1952 to make a record of a tune he had heard Lloyd singing.

Mushroom Escape 3.0

There have, over the years, been two incarnations of Mushroom Escape. There was a gap of several years between these two incarnations, and Escape 2.0 would be celebrating its third birthday in just a few days.

Instead, we're excited to launch Mushroom Escape 3.0. This time, the gap between 2.0 and 3.0 will only be a few seconds.

A tribute to a DJ and more version comparisons this week on the Early Years!

Affter you've enjoyed Mosen At Large, Mushroom FM's premier opinion show, tomorrow afternoon from 02:00 to 05:00, during which I hope all your questions get answered and all your opinions get heard, 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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