That’s Country Radio Show

That’s Country with Frank McHugh

Sundays: 12 noon – 3 pm
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“That’s Country” is a mix of real traditional country, Texas country, honky tonk, country rock, western swing, rockabilly, bluegrass and country that borders on jazz and the blues. Real country – with attitude.

Regular features include a live country music gig guide, local music, album of the week and country music birthdays of the week featuring profiles and songs of these artists. The final hour of the show, “Texas Time Travelin”, is dedicated to country songs with a Texas connection –  Texas artists and any country songs about Texas.

Frank was with North West FM from 1994 until July 15, 2021 and was a regular visitor to the Tamworth Country Music Festival for 15 consecutive years, hosting a daily program on Festival FM – the official radio voice of the Tamworth festival.

Frank looked after that station’s website, he rebuilt the website in 2005 and again in 2018. Since 2007 Frank had been their Production Group Coordinator, looking after their audio production of program promos, Community Service Announcements and sponsorships.

Frank is also a committee member of the Country Music Guild of Australasia. They put on a live country band every Friday evening at the Pascoe Vale RSL in Melbourne. Frank also looks after their website Frank has filmed and recorded many country bands performing at the Country Music Guild and they can be seen on the Guild’s Band Videos page.

To see his recent program playlists, visit his Facebook page:-

Check out Frank’s annual top 10 traditional country albums: 2005 – 2023

Frank’s Top 10 Traditional Country Albums of 2023

  1. Creed Fisher – This Ain’t the Hamptons (Fishdog)
  2. Willie Nelson – Bluegrass (Sony Legacy)
  3. Scott Southworth – Comin’ Round to Honky Tonk Again (Scott Southworth)
  4. Vince Gill And Paul Franklin – Sweet Memories: The Music Of Ray Price And The Cherokee Cowboys (MCA)
  5. Various Artists – A Tribute To The Judds (BBR Music Group)
  6. Lynchburg – Lynchburg (Kross Kut)
  7. Reba McEntire – Not That Fancy (MCA)
  8. Starlett & Big John – Living In The South (Rebel)
  9. Eric Diamond – All Of Me (Clarksville Creative Sound)
  10. Wade Hayes – Old Country Still Rocks (Conabor)

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