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

December 13, 2012

11:05 AM
God’s Gonna Cut You Down
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : American V: A Hundred Highways
Label : Sony Legacy
11:07 AM
Human Behavior
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Read: Interpreting Bjork
Label : Hush Records
11:11 AM
Born On The Bayou
Artist : Etta James
Album : Matriarch of the Blues
Label : Sony Bmg Europe
11:16 AM
One More Cup Of Coffee
Artist : The White Stripes
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros.
11:28 AM
Holiday
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Contra
Label : XL Recordings
11:30 AM
Comin’ Down
Artist : Robert Bradley
Album : Live
Label : RCA
11:34 AM
Ball and Chain (Honky Tonk)
Artist : Mike Ness
Album : Under The Influences
Label : Time Bomb
11:41 AM
Please Read The Letter
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:47 AM
Midnight On The Interstate
Artist : Trampled By Turtles
Album : Stars and Satellites
Label : Banjodad Records
11:51 AM
Tell Me More and More and Then Some
Artist : Nina Simone
Album : The Diva Series: Nina Simone
Label : Verve
11:54 AM
Take Five
Artist : String Cheese Incident
Album : Carnival '99
Label : SCI Fidelity Records
12:04 PM
Good Man
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Animal Years
Label : V2 North America
12:08 PM
Splitter
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
12:32 PM
Helping Hand
Artist : Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer, Yo-Yo Ma & Stuart Duncan
Album : The Goat Rodeo Sessions
Label : SONY MASTERWORKS
12:36 PM
Our Love Is Driftin’
Artist : The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Album : An Anthology: The Elektra Years
Label : Elektra Records
12:41 PM
Cold Blooded Old Times
Artist : Smog
Album : Knock Knock
Label : Drag City
12:46 PM
Ghost World
Artist : Aimee Mann
Album : Bachelor No. 2
Label : Superego Records
12:49 PM
Another One Goes By
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : A Hundred Miles Off
Label : Record Collection
12:53 PM
Christmas In Washington
Artist : Steve Earle
Album : El Corazon
Label : Warner Bros / Wea

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Sports
12:42 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Racer Basketball Update with Neal Bradley

"Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley stops by to talk all things Murray State sports with Tracy Ross. In this month's conversation, they talk about the Racers' current winning streak, the impact of the Clemson transfer T.J. Sapp, and tomorrow's (Saturday, December 21st) showdown with Western Kentucky University.

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Arts
11:30 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Clark Elementary Choir Holiday Presentation

The Clark Choir performs at Paducah Living Center

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear a special holiday presentation by Clark Elementary School’s 4th and 5th Grade Choir, of 55 students. Murray State alum Dale Julian directs and Todd Birdsong was our recording engineer. This performance was recorded on December 16th, 2013.

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Arts
2:21 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Holiday Poems from Murray State's MFA in Creative Writing Director Ann Neelon

Murray State's MFA in Creative Writing Program Director Ann Neelon visits Kate Locte on Sounds Good to read a selection of favorite poems for the holiday season. They also talk about the upcoming MFA residency, visiting writers, and the latest issue of the New Madrid literary journal.

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Environment
12:00 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Sugar

Sugar is a 10-month-old Poodle/Jack Russell Terrier mix up for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. She's mostly white with brown ears and some brown patches on her tail. Even though she's part terrier and a puppy, she was very calm and sweet at WKMS, and was eager to meet all the staff and students that wanted to see her. Upon meeting Whitney, she climbed right into her lap and loved being petted on. Sugar had one previous owner, who could no longer afford to care for her. The Humane Society is seeking a loving and forever home for Sugar.

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Society
4:06 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Still Needed

There's still time for a moment of making people smile and help feed the hungry by being a Salvation Army Bell Ringer in Murray. The effort needs more Bell Ringer volunteers for five upcoming slots: this Saturday and next and the Monday and Tuesday of Christmas week.  Murray Calloway County Hospital Chaplain Kerry Lambert speaks with Kate Lochte.

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Culture
2:16 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Holiday Activities in Historic Golconda

Courthouse in Golconda
Credit mainstreetgolconda.org

Pope County's Gail Barger Lannom visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about special holiday tours of four homes, an historic church, and the Davidson Cabin decorated for the holidays as well as Golconda festivities including the Courthouse lawn bonfire. We'll also learn about a documentary she's produced about Pope County, 1797 to 1937.

Arts
2:12 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Paducah School of Art & Design Postpones Holiday Art Sale

A sneak-peek of the Holiday Art Sale
Credit Paducah School of Art & Design, Facebook

Note: This conversation was recorded before the postponement announcement. 

Update: The WKCTC Community Chorus is canceled for Sunday, December 8. The Art Sale may open at some point during the week.

The Paducah School of Art & Design have postponed their art sale until next weekend due to inclement weather. Their annual Student and Faculty sale showcases work done in the program, with a small portion of the sale benefiting the school.

Kate Lochte speaks with Paul Aho, Dean of the Paducah School of Art & Design about the activities.

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Society
2:01 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Parenthood Project: Holiday Memories and Family Traditions

Credit longestshortesttime.com

Our series "Parenthood Project" strives to address topics important to parents. In this edition, Jenni Todd speaks with radio producer Hillary Frank about her popular parenting podcast, "the longest shortest time," her three-year old daughter, and about holiday memories and family traditions.

See more about "the longest shortest time."

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Culture
2:06 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Benton Main Street Welcomes Christmas with Dickens' Celebration

Benton Main Street Board Member Elayna Blevins is our Dickens' Christmas Celebration correspondent during Sounds Good.  The Saturday, December 14th celebration features a sweet shoppe, bakery, ye olde pub, a pig roast, live nativity scene, children's games, and a lighted Christmas Parade. It all begins at dusk.  See more on Benton Main Street's Facebook Page.

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Business
12:18 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

MSU College of Business Presents Conference on "The Future of West Kentucky"

MSU's Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business presents an economic development conference next Tuesday, December 10 in the Curris Center. The College's dean, Dr. Tim Todd, visits Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with more information about the day long focus on "The Future of West Kentucky," including a keynote address by Kentucky Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson.

See more about the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business.

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