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

February 13, 2013

11:05 AM
Sea Of Heartbreak
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : Unchained
Label : American Recordings
11:07 AM
Don’t Look Twice
Artist : Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
Album : Get Up!
Label : Stax
11:10 AM
Melissa
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : A Decade Of Hits 1969-1979
Label : Polydor/Universal
11:24 AM
Hound Dog
Artist : Etta James
Album : Matriarch of the Blues
Label : Sony Bmg Europe
11:27 AM
Evil Gal Blues
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : In Blue
Label : Concord Records
11:32 AM
I’m Not The One
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Label : Nonesuch
11:35 AM
100 Years
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Fate
Label : Park The Van
11:41 AM
Wither Away
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : The Briarwood Demos
Label : Fire Records
11:45 AM
Movin Away
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : Circuital
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
11:50 AM
Sleep All Summer
Artist : St. Vincent and The National
Album : Score! 20 Years of Merge Records
Label : Merge Records
11:55 AM
Mrs. Robinson
Artist : Simon & Garfunkel
Album : Simon & Garfunkel's Greatest Hits
Label : Sony
11:58 AM
Take Five
Artist : Toots Thielemans
Album : East Coast West Coast
Label : Private Music
12:04 PM
Superstition
Artist : Stevie Wonder
Album : The Definitive Collection
Label : Motown Universal
12:08 PM
It’s The Same Old Song
Artist : The Four Tops
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
12:11 PM
Heart-O-Matic Love
Artist : Bo Diddley
Album : Oxford American Music Issue #13-Mississippi Blues
Label : Oxford American
12:28 PM
Ring Them Bells
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Follow Me Down
Label : Sugarhill
12:31 PM
The Way It Goes
Artist : Otis Taylor
Album : Recapturing The Banjo
Label : Telarc
12:34 PM
Railroad Bill
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Hands of Glory
Label : MOM & POP MUSIC
12:40 PM
How My Heart Behaves
Artist : Feist
Album : The Reminder
Label : Cherry Tree
12:44 PM
Little Eyes
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : Summer Sun
Label : Matador Records
12:49 PM
Short-Wave-Hum (Stutter)
Artist : Holopaw
Album : Self Titled
Label :
12:52 PM
Windfall
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Trace
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:55 PM
Let It Ride
Artist : Ryan Adams & The Cardinals
Album : Cold Roses
Label : Lost Highway

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Business
3:36 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

New Net Neutrality Rules Explained

The issue of net neutrality has seen a resurgence on across the internet again after the announcement that Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to make its service run faster. The principle of net neutrality is that no internet service provider give favor to a particular company where, for example, the highest bidder could therefore throttle broadband connections. Murray State's Center for Telecommunications Systems Management Associate Director Michael Ramage talks about last week's FCC announcement of plans for new net neutrality rules on Sounds Good.

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Sports
2:07 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Neal Bradley on Racers' Final Stretch in Regular Season

Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley stops by the WKMS studios to talk with Tracy Ross about all things Murray State sports. In this week's conversation, they review the Racers' recent games and preview the final stretch of the regular season ahead of OVC and NCAA tournaments.

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Culture
3:51 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Film About America's Only 'All Black City' Screens in Metropolis

East St. Louisans from the early 1900s, found in the basement old home of a neighborhood photographer.
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The documentary film "Against All The Odds" sheds light on the problems and accomplishments of East St. Louis, an historically rich city where the African American population courageously survived some of America’s most gruesome historical events. Illinois filmmaker Sandra Pfeifer joins Kate on Sounds Good ahead of a special public screening event at the Metropolis Public Library on February 25 at 10:30 AM.

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Society
2:04 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Nutritionist Gives Practical Health Tips at Maiden Alley Event

Victoria LaFont, NTP, CGP
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"Common Sense Nutrition: Uncommonly Good Results" promises to be an entertaining evening of  nutritional myth busting and practical health tips with Certified Nutritionist Victoria LaFont at Maiden Alley Cinema, March 6. Kate speaks with LaFont on Sounds Good, for a preview of the informative event.

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Education
2:14 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

New Initiatives in Student Employment at Murray State

A change is in the making that will effect Murray State students regarding campus employment. MSU currently employs over 2,500 students on the main campus and demand for jobs is increasing. Officials are trying to meet the growing need of students seeking employment as a means to finance their education while on campus and to improve job placement after graduation. Murray State Vice President for Student Affairs Don Robertson and Director of Career Services Ross Meloan visit Sounds Good to talk about the new initiatives both on and off campus. 

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Government
2:09 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Futurist Explains Concern Over Kentucky Legislative Issues

Ivan Potter at WKMS

Planner and futurist Ivan Potter worries about the impact on Western Kentucky of certain 2014 KY General Assembly bills, including those involving eminent domain, the public service commission, the budget and nuclear waste. He discusses the Kentucky political outlook with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Culture
3:46 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

What's Happening at the Calloway County Library

In our regular monthly conversation with Calloway County Library's Sandy Linn,  Linn talks about the upcoming Dr. Seuss Celebration, a new book club at Hickory Woods Retirement Center and other book clubs including the Ft. Donelson Discussion Group.

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Arts
3:29 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Murray Art Guild Seeks Local Artists for 'Visual Evidence'

Murray Art Guild is calling for entries for its 26th annual exhibition celebrating local and regional contemporary artists. MAG Director Debi Danielson joins Kate Lochte for more about Visual Evidence 2014 - the entry deadline is Wednesday, February 19. The opening reception is March 15.

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Arts
12:19 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Love Poems Sound Good 2014! Read the Winning Poems

Happy Valentine's Day! What better way to celebrate than to read WKMS love poems? Tracy Ross and Rebecca Feldhaus-Adams read the top 10 poems today during Sounds Good. In addition to hearing their lovely poetry, they also received a box of chocolates from The Chocolate Factory in Paducah. A special thank you, with hugs and kisses, to everyone who sent us a love poem this year! Will you be in the Top Ten in our Love Poems 2015 contest?

2014 Love Poems Top 10:

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Science
1:47 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Tips for a Heart-Healthy Valentine's Day from Southeast Dairy

Credit southeastdairy.org

According to the National Confectioner's Association, Americans will spend $1.1 billion on Valentine's sweets this year, most of it chocolate. Kate Lochte speaks with Southeast Dairy's Nutrition Affairs Program Manager Laura Marbury who offers healthier alternatives for our consideration, and some tips for chasing away the effects of the flu.

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