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

March 04, 2013

11:05 AM
Hotel California
Artist : Gypsy Kings
Album : The Big Lebowski OST
Label : Island / Mercury
11:10 AM
Mushaboom
Artist : Feist
Album : Let It Die
Label : Interscope Records
11:14 AM
The Things That I Used To Do
Artist : James Brown
Album : Messing With The Blues
Label : Polygram Records
11:17 AM
Can’t Hardly Wait
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Midnight At The Movies
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:38 AM
When You Wake Up Feeling Old
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:42 AM
Poor Places
Artist : Punch Brothers
Album : Daytrotter Session
Label : Daytrotter
11:46 AM
On The Radio
Artist : Regina Spektor
Album : Begin To Hope
Label : Sire
11:49 AM
All Things Must Pass
Artist : George Harrison
Album : The Beatles Anthology 3
Label : Capitol
11:52 AM
Passing Afternoon
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Our Endless Numbered Days
Label : Sub Pop
11:56 AM
Pink Moon
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Way To Blue (An Introduction To Nick Drake)
Label : Island Records
11:58 AM
Old Man Waltz
Artist : Calexico
Album : The Black Light
Label : Quarter Stick
12:04 PM
Glory Days
Artist : Bruce Springsteen
Album : Born In The U.S.A.
Label : Sony
12:09 PM
Solsbury Hill
Artist : Peter Gabriel
Album : Hit
Label : Geffen Records
12:26 PM
Real Live Living Hurtin’ Man
Artist : Johnny Adams
Album : Oxford American Louisiana
Label : Oxford American
12:29 PM
Still Crazy After All These Years
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : Negotiations and Love Songs 1971-1986
Label : Warner Bros.
12:32 PM
The Bricks of Our Home
Artist : The Cave Singers
Album : Invitation Songs
Label : Matador Records
12:36 PM
Dreaming Man
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Canadian Amp
Label : Lady Pilot Records
12:42 PM
The Engine Driver
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Picaresque
Label : Kill Rock Stars
12:46 PM
Railroad Man
Artist : Eels
Album : Blinking Lights And Other Revelations
Label : Vagrant Records
12:51 PM
Ooh La La
Artist : The Faces
Album : Ooh La La
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:54 PM
Moonlight Mile
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Sticky Fingers
Label : UMe

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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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