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 18, 2013

11:05 AM
Chinese Translation
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Post-War
Label : Merge Records
11:09 AM
Brilliant Disguise
Artist : Bruce Springsteen
Album : Tunnel of Love
Label : Columbia
11:20 AM
Laura’s Blues
Artist : Allen Vizzutti
Album :
Label :
11:24 AM
Scratch
Artist : Morphine
Album : Yes
Label : Rykodisc
11:27 AM
Son Of A Preacher Man
Artist : Dusty Springfield
Album : Pulp Fiction OST
Label : MCA
11:30 AM
Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : The Essential Taj Mahal
Label : Sony
11:33 AM
Kanou
Artist : Fatoumata Diawara
Album : Fatou
Label : Nonesuch
11:40 AM
Change Of Time
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : So Runs The World Away
Label : Pytheas
11:44 AM
Me And Lazarus
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Kiss Each Other Clean
Label : Warner Bros.
11:47 AM
Waltz #2 (XO)
Artist : Elliott Smith
Album : XO
Label : Dreamworks
11:52 AM
Tennessee Waltz
Artist : Sam Cooke
Album : Oxford American Southern Music 2006
Label : Oxford American
11:55 AM
Down On The Corner
Artist : Creedence Clearwater Revival
Album : Chronicle, Vol. 1
Label : Fantasy
11:58 AM
Cuckoo’s Nest
Artist : Sligo Creek Stompers
Album : Vital Mental Medicine
Label : self released
12:04 PM
O! Grace
Artist : Magnolia Electric Co.
Album : Josephine
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:08 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
12:12 PM
Silver Dagger
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : The Harrow & The Harvest
Label : Acony Records
12:15 PM
In A Razor Town
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Sirens Of The Ditch
Label : New West Records
12:32 PM
Nowhere To Run
Artist : Martha Reeves & The Vandelas
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
12:35 PM
Lay Down Sally
Artist : Eric Clapton
Album : Timepieces: The Best of Eric Clapton
Label : Polygram UK
12:40 PM
When I Write The Book
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Quiet Please...The New Best of Nick Lowe
Label : Yep Roc Records
12:44 PM
We’re Leaving
Artist : DeVotchKa
Album : How It Ends
Label : Cicero Recordings
12:48 PM
The Last Pale Light In The West
Artist : Ben Nichols
Album : The Last Pale Light In The West
Label : Rebel Group
12:51 PM
No Surprises
Artist : Marissa Nadler (featuring Black Hole Infinity)
Album : Sterogum Presents...OKX: A Tribute To OK Computer
Label : Stereogum
12:56 PM
Blue
Artist : The Jayhawks
Album : Tomorrow The Green Grass
Label : American Recordings

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Arts
2:58 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

"How I Became A Pirate" Opens at Market House Theatre

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Ahoy Mateys! A new musical adventure docks in Paducah tonight (February 27) through March 9. "How I Became A Pirate" tells the story of a young boy who gets recruited by a friendly pirate captain and his whacky mates to help in the search for buried treasure. Along the way, they learn that real treasure can't be found on a map. April Cochran, Education Director for Paducah's Market House Theatre directs the production, and gives a preview on Sounds Good.

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Society
2:42 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Kentucky Reshapes Services for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Legislation passed last Friday in the Kentucky House of Representatives codifies a new Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders. We learn more about this Council and how it reshapes services to ASD individuals with the Medical Director of the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Dr. Allen Brenzel, a Lexington Pediatrician and Child Psychiatrist. Kate Lochte opens the discussion by asking how this council differs from its predecessor, created during the administration of Governor Ernie Fletcher in 2005.

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Society
3:38 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Rabbi Pamela Barmash on Finding Religious Commonalities

Rabbi Pamela Barmash
Credit Washington University

Degrees from Yale, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Harvard are Rabbi Pamela Barmash's academic credentials as a professor of Hebrew Bible at Washington University in St. Louis. Barmash speaks at 4 PM Thursday, February 27 in Freed Curd Auditorium for the 2014 Social Work Lecture Series. She was a fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. She is on the Committee of Jewish Law and Standards for Conservative Judaism and has served as Rabbi for a Massachusetts Temple. Kate Lochte speaks with Rabbi Barmash ahead of her presentation.

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Society
12:11 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

UT Martin Hosts Nation's Oldest Civil Rights Conference

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This week, the University of Tennessee at Martin hosts "Freedom Summer: Fifty Years Later." It's their 14th Annual Civil Rights Conference featuring keynote speaker Mr. Dave Dennis, who participated in the first Freedom Bus ride from Montgomery, Alabama and in voter registration efforts during the 1964 Freedom Summer. Today, he works as the director and CEO of the Southern Initiative of the Algebra Project, a nonprofit that aims to improve mathematics education for minority children. UTM Department of History faculty member Dr. Renee LaFleur is coordinator for the conference and speaks with Kate Lochte about its events on Sounds Good.

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Arts
4:05 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Affrilachian Poet Presents 'Redefining the Region' at McCracken Co. Library

Bianca Spriggs
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Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker calls Bianca Spriggs the "new standard bearer for the Affrilachian Poets," the group he founded. Spriggs is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Lexington, KY where she is a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky. She presents "Redefining the Region: Pushing Poetry Through Cultural Space" this Thursday (February 27) at 7 PM in Paducah for the McCracken County Public Library's "Evenings Upstairs" series. Kate speaks with Spriggs on Sounds Good.

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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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