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 28, 2013

11:05 AM
Give Me One Reason
Artist : Tracy Chapman
Album : New Beginning
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:09 AM
This Magic Moment / True Love (Medley)
Artist : Aaron Neville
Album : My True Story
Label : Blue Note Records
11:14 AM
I’ll Be Around
Artist : The Spinners
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:31 AM
Bridge To Nowhere
Artist : Sam Roberts
Album : Chemical City
Label : Fontana Universal
11:34 AM
Nuclear
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Demolition
Label : Lost Highway
11:39 AM
Keito
Artist : Ry Cooder & Ali Farka Toure
Album : Talking Timbuktu
Label : Hannibal
11:44 AM
Hold On
Artist : Druha Trava
Album : Good Morning, Friend
Label : Compass Records
11:49 AM
Starman
Artist : Seu Jorge
Album : The Life Aquatic OST
Label : Hollywood Records
11:52 AM
Too Many People
Artist : Paul McCartney
Album : Ram
Label : Hear Music
11:56 AM
Stairway To Heaven
Artist : Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Album : Self Titled
Label : ATO Records
12:04 PM
I’m Tore Down
Artist : Eric Clapton
Album : From The Cradle
Label : Reprise / Wea
12:07 PM
Hurt Like Mine
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Thickfreakness
Label : Fat Possum
12:11 PM
Don’t Stop Honey (featuring Cedric Burnside)
Artist : R.L. Burnside
Album : Come On In
Label : Fat Possum Records
12:15 PM
One Piece At A Time
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : The Greatest: The Number Ones
Label : Sony Legacy
12:41 PM
Southern Colorado Song
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : Blood Oaths of the New Blues
Label : Fire Records
12:47 PM
Pass You By
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : Revival
Label : Acony Records
12:51 PM
Can’t You See
Artist : Gary Stewart
Album : Oxford American 10th Anniversary Music Sampler
Label : Oxford American
12:54 PM
Night Life
Artist : The Little Willies
Album : Self Titled
Label : Milking Bull Records/EMI

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Arts
2:19 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Kris Kringle Takes the Stage in Playhouse's "Miracle on 34th St."

Playhouse in the Park Director Lisa Cope visits our studio during Sounds Good with actors Doug Mullins (Kris Kringle) and Marci Jo Gardner-Evans (Doris Walker) for a preview of Miracle on 34th Street. The play opens this Friday (December 6) for a two-week run. Based on the 1947 film, the play focuses on the impact of a department store Santa Claus who claims to be the real Santa. Lisa also talks about auditions for Playhouse's 2014 production of Monty Python's Spamalot. See more at playhouseinthepark.net.

Science
2:02 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Baptist Health Hosts Forum on Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Baptist Health Paducah hosts a forum about new National Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines and their impact on Kentucky. We learn more about the forum, which is this Friday (December 6), from Jamie Smith of the Kentucky Cancer Program. See more at westernbaptist.com.

Environment
11:48 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Understanding the Wild Turkey

 Kate Lochte speaks with LBL Wildlife Technician Curtis Fowler about the wild turkey. Fowler explains the hard life of a turkey, times when turkeys were scarce in the US and when reintroduction took place, also a turkey's ability to fly and when you might see one airborne.

See more about turkey hunting at LBL.

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Society
3:36 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

St. John's Hosts 9th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

St. John's Episcopal Church's Rev. Rose Bogal Albritten joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with more about the 9th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Murray Banquet Center from 11:30 to 1 Thursday. All are welcome. See more at St. John's website.

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Culture
3:30 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Chad and Tracy Preview 'Preserving Our Voices'

WKMS News Director Chad Lampe talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the WKMS original production "Preserving Our Voices" airing Friday at noon, following the StoryCorps 10th Anniversary Special: Ties that Bind. They preview some of the stories you'll hear in the special, and listen to part of a story from Paducah resident and MSU alum, Jesus Menendez, who grew up in Cuba during the Cuban Revolution and made his way to a new life in western Kentucky.

Read more about Preserving Our Voices.

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Arts
3:24 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

A 'Holiday Dancefest' in MSU's Lovett Auditorium

Jackson Purchase Dance Company director Karen Balzer visits Sounds Good today with news of its Holiday Dancefest in Lovett Auditorium on Saturday, December 7, including wheel chair dance soloist Kristen Knabel. The Jackson Purchase Dance Company benefits arts, culture and humanities, focusing specifically on dance programs.

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Education
3:08 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Coffeehouse Day for Governor's School for the Arts

The Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts alumni host showcases across Kentucky on November 23. Stephen Keene stops by Sounds Good to tell Todd Hatton about the event at Fidalgo Bay in Murray. From Noon to 3, alumni will be performing monologues, poetry, singing, dancing, and more.

See more about the event on Facebook.

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Sports
2:56 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Racer Football Update with 'Voice of the Racers' Neal Bradley

"The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley dropped by to talk with Tracy Ross about the Murray State University football team's recent losing streak and looks ahead to an important stretch of games for the Racer basketball team. 

See more about MSU sports.

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Culture
10:41 am
Fri November 22, 2013

50 Years Later: Remembering the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

On this day 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a presidential motorcade through a plaza of onlookers in Dallas, Texas. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on his parents' memories of the day.

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Culture
4:06 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Visiting Belgian Artist Performs Chansons for MSU's International Education Week

Today on Sounds Good, we met Belgian vocal artist and songwriter Michel Stennier, who performs original music and the music of legendary singer/poet Jacques Brel tomorrow evening (November 21) for International Education Week at Murray State. Michel talks about his beginnings as a musician and why Brel's music is important today. He's joined in the studio by Theresa Saint Paul, Associate Professor of Humanities and Fine Art at Murray State. Stennier also plays some of the music ahead of his performance. 

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