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Contents from Today's WKMS Production: A Kentucky Christmas


Aired 12-19-12 @ 11 a.m (Rebroadcast: 12-23-12 @ 10 a.m.)

READINGS from A Kentucky Christmas, edited by George Ella Lyon, The University Press of Kentucky, 2003:

Holly Bloodworth:  from Chapter 17, Borrowed Children, George Ella Lyon, p. 203    

Jack Rose:  Christmas Lamb, from The View from Plum Lick, David Dick, p. 299

Linda Miller:  Winter Wren at Solstice, Frank Olson, p. 210

Montage – Rusty Jones: Two Cardinals by George Eklund, p. 215; Holly Bloodworth:  Christmas Eve, 3 p.m. by Marcia L. Hurlow, p. 192 :  Rusty Jones:  Snow Arithmetic, p. 220

Randy Dunn:  VI, 1991, From A Timbered Choir, Wendell Berry, p. 191

Rusty Jones:  From God’s Oddling, The Story of Mick Stuart, My Father, Jesse Stuart, p. 272


Linda Miller Epiphany at Midnight:  January 20, 1994, Carolyn Jo Lacy, p. 295. 

Rusty Jones:   Too Wise Men,  Frank X. Walker, p. 307

Linda Miller:  My Uncle Bob, Dorothy Sutton, p. 274

Lance Allison:  From Chapter 10, Newfound, by Jim Wayne Miller, p. 218

Randy Dunn:   VI, 1988, from A Timbered Choir, Wendell Berry, p. 283


Candle of Hope, PSO Children’s Chorus at Patti’s

Looka’ That Star – Murray High School Choir

Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head,  The Murray Choral Society

Betelehamu –  MSU Town and Gown Community Band

Follow the Drinking Gourd – Children’s Chorus at Patti’s

Silent Night – PSO Youth Chorus at Patti’s


All My Heart This Night Rejoices, Midnight Clear, V20005, T7

Brightest and Best, Jean Richie, Kentucky Christmas Old and New, Greenhays GR70717, T 1

One Winter’s Night, Mark O’Connor, An  Appalachian Christmas, OMAC Records, OMAC-16, T 12

Tea Chinese Dance, Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker/Swan Lake, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Slatkin, RCA Victor, 09026-61224-2, Track 15

Come Let Us Join Our Cheerful Songs, The Hymns of Isaac Watts, St. Michaels Singers, Kingsway America, KMCD 582l, T 7

Winter, Largo, Vivaldi, Amsterdam Guitar Trio, RCA, 5466-2-RC, Track 11

Christmas Concerto, Corelli, Albinoni, Pachelbel et al, Musica da Camera, Honest Linn Records, HON 5012 T2

First Snowfall, Winter Dreams, R. Carlos Nakai - William Eaton,Canyon Records, CR7007, T9

Bright Morning Stars, Emmylou Harris, Songbird:  Rare Tracks and Forgotten Gems, Disc 2

Simple Gifts, Glass Armonica

Drummer Boy, Mike Richmond, Bass; Glen Velez percussion; Nomad Christmas, Nomad, NMD 50314, T 11.

Deck the Halls, A Skaggs Family Christmas, Skaggs Family Records, Track 8, 6989020152

Carol of the Bells, Mark O’Connor, An  Appalachian Christmas, OMAC Records, OMAC-16, T 6

Snowfall, Dan Fogelberg, The First Christmas Morning, Morning Sky Productions, MSPCD 8001, T 7

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