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Archive for October 19th, 2011

“Wow! I didn’t know I would like Imported like that…”

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A new episode with Chris & Georgena with French rap selections from a Moroccan (Sam B.) and a Canadian (DL).  Emilie is sweet to listen to… Yerba is popular… Who doesn’t love Radiohead? And what better way to end it all with an aural Mogwai-apocalypse.  The show airs Sundays @ midnight on WKMS-FM or On-Demand here. We ❤ hearing from you:

World Music from WKMS


| PLAYLIST  (artist/album/song) |

Sam Bachiri – Institution – Sal Laenge
DL Incognito – A Sample and a Drum Machine – Savoir Faire
Emilie Simon – Vegetal – Fleur de Saison

Yerba Buena – Dirty Dancing – Guajira
Katya B – So Deixo Meu Coracao Na Mao De Quem Pode

Radiohead – In Rainbows – Nude

Lykke Li – Little Bit – Everybody But Me
James Blake – James Blake – Limit To Your Love
Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus – Love Like a Sunset
Mogwai – Come on Die Young – Ex-Cowboy

Written by Chris Taylor

October 19, 2011 at 8:10 pm

Datebook: October 19 – Siege of Yorktown Formally Ends with Cornwallis’ Surrender 230 Years Ago

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On October 19, 1781, at Yorktown, Virginia, representatives of British commander Lord Cornwallis handed over Cornwallis’ sword and formally surrendered to George Washington and the comte de Rochambeau. The Siege of Yorktown was a decisive victory by a combined assault of American forces led by General George Washington and French forces led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by Lieutenant General Lord Cornwallis. The culmination of the Yorktown campaign proved to be the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in North America, as the surrender of Cornwallis’ army prompted the British government eventually to negotiate an end to the conflict.

It’s Tuesday, October 18

The Christian County Grandparent Support Group meets tomorrow at the Pennyrile Area Development District Office starting at 10 a.m. The office is at 300 Hammond Drive in Hopkinsville.

Western Baptist Hospital has its 5th Annual Addiction and Compulsive Behaviors Symposium for healthcare professionals Saturday from 8 to 3:45. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. at the Heart Center Auditorium, 2501 Kentucky Avenue in Paducah. Register by Thursday at There’s a $30 activity fee and some education credits available.

The youth of Murray’s First United Methodist Church have a Harvest Hootenanny tomorrow in the church gym at 503 Maple Street. A chili competition and meal start at 5. From 6 to 8 there’s a petting zoo, pony rides, a costume parade, carnival games and a trick or treat walk through the church. It’s open to all, $3 per person, $10 max per family for either meal or activities.

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