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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Culture
10:42 am
Sat October 26, 2013

Highland Games Bring Scottish Heritage Alive in Murray

West Kentucky Highland Games bring Scottish Heritage alive in Murray this weekend with games, arts, and sports. Its Master of Ceremonies Robert Valentine brings the details to Sounds Good.

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Education
3:38 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Kentucky Safe Schools Week Provides Awareness Resources

This is Kentucky Safe Schools Week (October 20-26). Kentucky Center for School Safety Resource Center Director Karen McCuiston  is promoting awareness that bullying, violence and risky behaviors threaten school safety and visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Arts
3:32 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

"Oh What a Beautiful Mornin" for Oklahoma! at Paducah Tilghman High

Laurey and Curly join Kate on Sounds Good to talk about Paducah Tilghman's production of the classic musical, Oklahoma! Elizabeth Katz plays Laurey, and Caleb Farley plays Curly in the show which opens Friday, November 1st at 7:30 PM. Saturday's performance is also at 7:30, Sunday has a matinee at 2:30.

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Business
2:48 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Rockin' 4 Research in Madisonville Benefits Cancer Society

Madisonville Hudson Toyota's Lisa Moberly talks about its "Rockin' 4 Research Festival" featuring six live bands and Relay for Life teams at the dealership Saturday, raising money for the American Cancer Society. 

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Arts
5:44 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Test your 'Mad' Writing Skills at Madisonville Community College

Madisonville Community College faculty member Scott Vander Ploeg joins Tracy to talk about a Flash Fiction Workshop coming up Saturday, November 2, and featuring Kentucky authors Constance Alexander, Normandi Ellis, and Steven R. Cope. 

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Arts
5:38 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

'Unmasking' Market House Theatre's Masquerade Ball

In the past year, Market House Theatre's Education Department produced 28 productions, featuring 87 performances and 696 performances. Friday's third-annual Masquerade Ball goes to benefit these productions.

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Arts
5:27 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Murray State Theatre Presents A Rip-Roaring Farce

"Frankly, my dear, this is one funny play…a rip-roaring farce…[with] witty, pointed dialogue and hilarious situations…" —NY Daily News.

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Culture
5:11 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

MSU's History Department Presents ROOTS 4

MSU's Department of History presents its ROOTS 4 Music Concert Tuesday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. MSU Senior Lecturer in History, Ted Belue visits Sounds good to talk about the evening featuring the Bankester Family Band, the Giant City Slickers, and Terrapin Pond performing a blend of modern Bluegrass, Gypsy-Jazz, Country-Rock, Western Swing and Folk. There is no admission charge and the public is welcome.

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Education
4:56 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Events and Activities at the Calloway County Public Library

Matt records an original radio play with middle-school kids at the library during Fall Break.

Every third Monday of the month Libraries Sound Good on WKMS. Our guest is Sandy Linn of the Calloway County Public Library whose website is available in a gazillion languages. She speaks with Tracy Ross about computer classes, book clubs, and a preview of Eeeek! The Kids of Calloway County Public Library tell an original spooky story for Halloween in the style of an old-time radio play with the help of Matt Markgraf.

See more about Calloway County Public Library Events

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Culture
4:49 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

"The Whiskey Professor" Comes to Paducah's Distillers Dinner

"Whiskey Professor" bourbon creator is the special guest of this year's Distillers Dinner. Bernie Lubbers of Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardson is the evening's speaker for the Distiller's Dinner featuring Elijah Craig this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson Center in Paducah. Elijah Craig is a small batch premium bourbon and will be paired at the dinner with a multi-course dinner catered by Artisan Kitchen. Lubbers is the author of "Bourbon Whiskey - Our Native Spirit." Tickets are $125 per person and proceeds benefit the performing arts center, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit.

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