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

January 23, 2013

11:04 AM
I Hear Them All
Artist : Old Crow Medicine Show
Album : Big Iron World
Label : Nettwerk Records
11:07 AM
Breathless
Artist : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Album : The Lyre Of Orpheus
Label : ANTI Records
11:11 AM
Mr. Tambourine Man
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Bringing It All Back Home
Label : Sony
11:30 AM
Texarkana
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Out of Time
Label : Warner Bros.
11:33 AM
Lonesome Town
Artist : Ricky Nelson
Album : Pulp Fiction OST
Label : MCA
11:35 AM
She’s A Mystery To Me
Artist : Roy Orbison
Album : The Essential Roy Orbison
Label : Sony
11:41 AM
Skin And Bone
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : Arrow
Label : Partisan Records
11:45 AM
Moonshine
Artist : Vickie Vaughn
Album : EP
Label : self released
11:49 AM
Broken Hearted People
Artist : Ron Sexsmith
Album : This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark
Label : Icehouse Music
11:53 AM
The Jealous Kind
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : The Millennium Collection
Label : A&M
11:57 AM
Run For Your Life
Artist : Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Album : Unclassified
Label : WEA/Reprise
12:04 PM
If You Need Me
Artist : Solomon Burke
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:07 PM
The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)
Artist : Joe Tex
Album : Death Proof OST
Label : Maverick
12:10 PM
I Want To Break Free
Artist : Queen
Album : Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Label : Hollywood Records
12:14 PM
Heart On A String
Artist : Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Album : Here We Rest
Label : LIGHTNING ROD REC.
12:32 PM
Franklin’s Tower
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : One From The Vault
Label : Arista
12:40 PM
This Tornado Loves You
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Middle Cyclone
Label : ANTI Records
12:44 PM
More Adventurous
Artist : Rilo Kiley
Album : More Adventurous
Label : Brute/Beaute
12:47 PM
Clam, Crab, Cockle, Cowrie
Artist : Joanna Newsom
Album : The Milk-Eyed Mender
Label : Drag City
12:52 PM
Undertaker
Artist : The Moondoggies
Album : Don't Be A Stranger
Label : HARDLY ART
12:55 PM
Blunderbuss
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia

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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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Environment
4:28 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Vegetable Garden Workshop and More at the Calloway County Library

As the much anticipated spring time makes its way across our region, thoughts may turn to bringing that garden back to life. Sandy Lynn of the Calloway County Public Library stops by to tell us about a program on how to build a raised garden bed, what plants to use, type of construction, and more. on March 20 at the library. She also tells us about the Dr. Seuss event and the Animal Tales Program going on at the library, on Sounds Good.

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Education
4:14 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Irish Historian is Guest Speaker at MSU Beasley Banquet

Beasley Banquet 2013, with Marjorie Hilton, Ted Brown, Terry Strieter, Sara Fineman and Kathy Callahan.
Credit Murray State University History Department, Facebook

Murray State's Department of History hosts the The Fourth Annual Beasley Scholarship Banquet, featuring guest speaker Joe Lee, Professor of Irish Studies: Director of the Glucksman Ireland House at New York University. Proceeds benefit the T. Wayne Beasley Memorial History Scholarship. MSU History Department Faculty Member Dr. Bill Mulligan speaks with Kate Lochte about banquet on Sounds Good.

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Sports
12:37 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Neal Bradley on End of the Racer Basketball Season

Credit ovcsports.com

The Murray State Racers saw their season end last Friday, March 7, in the semi-finals of the OVC Tournament in a close 86-83 defeat to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. 'Voice of the Racers' Neal Bradley visits with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk about the end of the Murray State Racers Men's Basketball season and what's next for the Racers. 

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Society
12:30 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

'Race to the Finish' Derby Party for Children's Art Building in Benton

Music by Paducah Jazz Ensemble, food by Chef Kelly Staples, an auction and hat contest! The Marshall County Arts Commission continues to fund raise for its 6,800 square foot Children's Art Activity Center in Benton. Longtime board member and office Ann Riley visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about its 3rd Annual Race to the Finish Derby Party on April 25.

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Education
11:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Fitness Games and Healthy Education at WOW Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair

Woodmen of the World hosts a Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair at Mid-Continent University's gymnasium on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features sports safety and first aid information, anti-drug and alcohol education, health screenings, story time, gardening demonstrations, healthy snacks, games and a Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit giveaway. WOW Community Outreach Manager Angela Hatton joins us on Sounds Good to tell us more. 

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Culture
12:46 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Fun Questions Big and Small at Ask Roulette, Coming to Maiden Alley Cinema

During Ask Roulette, strangers ask each other any question they want, big or small, in front of a live audience. Questions are serious or silly, and answers are short or long. Over the course of the evening, you'll get unexpected connections, surprising anecdotes, and honest conversation. You'll also laugh. You can also just watch - not everyone has to come on stage. Rebecca Feldhaus-Adams and Shelly Baskin visit with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good, for a preview of Ask Roulette coming to Maiden Alley Cinema tomorrow (Thursday, March 13) at 7 p.m. 

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Puppies Sound Good
11:53 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Dancer

We met Dancer today, a yellow Labrador retriever mix. Last month, we meet her sister Dasher, who has since been adopted. Dancer is one of three siblings yet to be adopted. Today is her 12-week birthday. Dancer loved getting picked up and petted on by station staff. Her foster mom lives next door to kids who have done a great job socializing the litter. Dancer was a curious pup who had to stop and sniff everything on the way into the studio. Once in the studio, she sat nicely next to Kathy Hodge of the Humane Society of Calloway County. 

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Education
12:36 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

MSU Distinguished Professor Launches Strategic Philanthropy Program

Dr. Bob Long is the Murray State University Distinguished Professor of Nonprofit Leadership and a Senior Fellow at Arizona State University's Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, where he has launched a new graduate course called "Strategic Philanthropy: Learning by Giving." This new program is sponsored by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, which is focused on addressing hunger, conflict and poverty. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the initiative and its origins.

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