Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays

About The Show

The music on Sounds Good is a mix of legacy artists who are still making great music now (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt) deep cuts from classic artists (The Band, The Beatles, Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, REM) great contemporary artists who don' t receive commercial airplay (Neko Case, Wilco, Jack White, Darrell Scott, The Black Keys) and those who defy the boundaries of categorization (Punch Brothers, Bela Fleck, Ry Cooder, Bill Frisell, Justin Townes Earle). You'll also get a bit of World music, Blues, Soul/R&B, Reggae and Jazz.

Additionally, you'll hear interviews with newsmakers and community leaders, live music from some of our region's best musicians, our community events calendar and more.

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Playlist

October 12, 2012

11:00 AM
Out of the Blue
Artist : Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer & The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and Leonard Slatkin
Album : The Melody of Rhythm: Triple Concerto & Music for Trio
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2:07 PM
Green Rocky Road
Artist : Spirit Family Reunion
Album : No Separation
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2:08 PM
I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
Artist : The Four Tops
Album : Hitsville USA
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2:08 PM
Honey in the Sun
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : My Maudlin Career
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2:09 PM
Inner City Blues
Artist : Rodriguez
Album : Cold Fact
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2:09 PM
In My Arms Again
Artist : Shoes
Album : Present Tense/Toungue Twister
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2:09 PM
The Way You Laugh
Artist : Dawes
Album : Nothing is Wrong
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2:25 PM
Monkey and the Engineer
Artist : Dave Rawlings Machine
Album : A Friend of a Friend
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2:25 PM
The Braves Man in the Universe
Artist : Bobby Womack
Album : The Bravest Man in the Universe
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2:25 PM
I Wish I Knew
Artist : Years & Years
Album : I Wish I Knew - EP
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2:26 PM
Black and White
Artist : Mark Schottinger
Album : The Parking Lot Movie Soundtrack
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2:26 PM
Ambling Alp
Artist : Yeasayer
Album : Odd Blood
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2:26 PM
Embarabini/Nkomo Ka Baba
Artist : Soweto Gospel Choir
Album : Grace
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2:27 PM
Wonderboom
Artist : Hundred Waters
Album : Hundred Waters (Album)
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2:27 PM
3,6,9
Artist : Cat Power
Album : Sun
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2:28 PM
Charmer
Artist : Aimee Mann
Album : Charmer (Album)
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2:28 PM
I’ll Find a Way
Artist : Spirit Family Reunion
Album : No Separation
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Society
3:57 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Learning and Volunteering Opportunities at MSU Women's Center

This month, the Murray State Women's Center seeks items for their adopted agency, Needline. They're also hosting a Celebrate Women Luncheon in the MSU Women's Center, with door prizes and more. The Director of Murray State's Women's Center Abigail French visits Sounds Good to talk about its learning and volunteering opportunities.

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Government
1:49 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

The Battle of Paducah, Forrests' Expedition into West Kentucky and Tennessee

Lloyd Tilghman House Museum, 631 Kentucky Avenue in Paducah, Built in 1852.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

On March 25, 1864, Confederate cavalry leader Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest launched a successful raid on Paducah, quickly occupying the town, recruiting soldiers, and stripping supplies and horses from the Union troops, forcing Union leader Col. Stephen G. Hicks to withdraw to the west end of the town. Paducah Tilghman House Director Bill Baxter speaks with Todd Hatton on Sounds Good about the battle on the eve of its Sesquicentennial.

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Society
1:31 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Murray Relay For Life: New Time, New Location

The Relay for Life is an opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what one can do to reduce cancer risk, and to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Murray's Relay for Life Publicity Chair, Betsy Whitfield, visits Sounds Good to tell us about a new time for this year's event: April 18 and 19, and a new location: The Expo Center on College Farm Road.

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Arts
1:15 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

"An Island is Unreliable," New Exhibit at Janice Mason Art Museum

The Janice Mason Art Museum presents "An Island is Unreliable," a new exhibition featuring work by sculptor Cody Arnall and photographer Sarah Phyllis Smith. The work explores how objects become a part of a visual language for constructing and understanding our relationships with time, place, and memory. Cadiz's Janice Mason Art Museum's Executive Director Megan Whittaker Nesbit visits Sounds Good to preview the exhibit. 

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Science
2:35 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Hospital Joins National Effort to Educate Importance of Colorectal Screenings

From left to right: Kate Lochte, Jimmie Sue Mathis, Rhonda Boone

March is National Colorectal Cancer Month and Murray-Calloway County Hospital joins the national effort to educate communities on the importance of colorectal screenings. Murray Calloway County Hospital's Bariatric Solutions Nurse Practitioner Rhonda Boone and cancer survivor Jimmie Sue Mathis visit Sounds Good to talk about colorectal cancer awareness.

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Environment
2:06 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Murray Mayor on Make A Difference Recycling Day

Murray's 95th Make a Difference Day recycling event is at Murray State's Roy Stewart Stadium on Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Mayor Bill Wells stops by Sounds Good to tell us about the opportunity to make an environmental difference.

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Business
1:57 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Wild Mountain Bakery Opening in Downtown Murray

A new bakery will be opening soon on the Murray Courthouse Square. On Sounds Good, Eran and Karen Guse give us a preview of their cakes, Danishes, cheesecakes and more offerings at their Wild Mountain Bakery & Cafe, set to open next week. Karen is the artisan baker and Eran teaches at Murray State.

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Arts
1:48 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Meet the New Curator of Princeton's Adsmore Museum

Caldwell County's Rebecca Pool became the Curator/Director of Adsmore in Princeton in 2013 upon the retirement of longtime curator Ardell Jarrett. Pool was hired in early 2013 as a tour guide at Adsmore and took the role of Curator/Director last June. She speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about this year's interpretive displays, including Katharine's Birthday (now through April 5), Ladies Easter Luncheon (April 8 - May 17) and Children's Easter Tea (April 12). 

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Arts
5:11 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Playhouse in the Park Presents Charlotte's Web

Alix Bloodworth (Director), Noah VandenBosch (Templeton) visit the WKMS studio to preview Charlotte's Web at Playhouse in the Park.

Charlotte’s Web was recently named "the best American children's book of the past 200 years," and the play captures this work in an enchanting theatrical presentation. All the familiar characters are here - Wilbur, the irresistible young pig; Fern, a young girl who cares for Wilbur as he is the runt of the litter; Templeton, the gluttonous rat; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte. Director Alix Bloodworth and actor Noah VandenBosch (who plays Templeton the rat) visit Sounds Good to preview the show.

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Society
5:09 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

KSP Hosts Citizens' Academy and Trooper Island Truck Raffle

Kentucky State Police Post 1 Information Officer Jay Thomas

The Kentucky State Police hold a ten-week Citizens' Police Academy starting tomorrow night, March 19 in Murray. The Academy provides an opportunity to become familiar with police operations, to allow citizens to become better informed about the actual role of a police officer. KSP Post 1 Information Officer Jay Thomas visits Sounds Good to talk with Tracy about the Academy, the longstanding KSP philanthropy Trooper Island and the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 truck raffle.

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