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

May 10, 2013

11:00 AM
I’m Walkin’
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Walking to New Orleans
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11:10 AM
Memories Are Made of This
Artist : Dean Martin
Album : Dino: The Essential Dean Martin
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11:15 AM
Graduation Day
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:20 AM
Dance With Me
Artist : The Drifters
Album : The Singles Collection
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11:25 AM
Honey Don’t
Artist : Carl Perkins
Album : The Legendary Sun Classics
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12:56 PM
Mary Ann
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
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12:56 PM
Sincerely
Artist : The Moonglows
Album : Great Doo-Wop Classics
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11:35 AM
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : Elvis' Gold Records Vol. 2
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11:40 AM
Moments to Remember
Artist : The Four Lads
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:45 AM
Time
Artist : Lefty Frizzell
Album : Look What Thoughts Will Do
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11:50 AM
Lollipop
Artist : The Chordettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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11:55 AM
Let the Good Times Roll
Artist : Shirley and Lee
Album : Aladdin '52-'59
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11:59 AM
Hold It
Artist : Bill Doggett
Album : All His Hits
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12:04 PM
It’s All in the Game
Artist : Tommy Edwards
Album : 50 of the Greatest Number 1 Hits of the 50's
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12:08 PM
P.S. I Love You
Artist : The Hilltoppers
Album : My Treasure
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12:10 PM
Little Darlin’
Artist : The Diamonds
Album : The Best of the Diamonds
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12:14 PM
Queen of the Hop
Artist : Bobby Darin
Album : Queen of the Hop
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12:17 PM
Get a Job
Artist : The Silhouettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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12:17 PM
My Special Angel
Artist : Bobby Helms
Album : Super Hits from 1957
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12:29 PM
Why Don’t You Believe Me
Artist : Joni James
Album : The Fabulous Fifties, Vol. 4
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12:32 PM
Searchin’
Artist : The Coasters
Album : Choice Oldie Cuts
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12:35 PM
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Artist : Jimmie Rodgers
Album : The Best of Jimmie Rodgers
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12:38 PM
It’s Just a Matter of Time
Artist : Brook Benton
Album : 20 Greatest Hits
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12:44 PM
Cry Me A River
Artist : Julie London
Album : Her Name is Julie
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12:45 PM
Witch Doctor
Artist : David Seville
Album : It Was Great in '58
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12:50 PM
Rip It Up
Artist : Little Richard
Album : Greatest Gold Hits
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12:52 PM
You Upset Me Baby
Artist : B.B. King
Album : Classic Masters
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12:55 PM
Catch A Falling Star
Artist : Perry Como
Album : Magic Moments: Greatest Hits of Perry Como
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12:57 PM
Ram-Bunk-Shush
Artist : Bill Doggett
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Arts
1:04 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Campus Lights Presents Musical Comedy "Anything Goes"

Ryan Knight Chairs the 77th Campus Lights at Murray State

Murray State's 77th Campus Lights features Cole Porter's musical comedy, "Anything Goes," which opens January 23, continuing through a Sunday matinee. This year's Chair is Ryan Knight, who joins Kate in the studio during Sounds Good, to preview the show. Campus Lights is one of the university's oldest traditions. It's a yearly winter musical that funds scholarships for incoming music students. 

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Arts
12:54 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Artist Previews "Coming Dark" Gallery at MSU's Clara Eagle Gallery

Artist Bill Conger at WKMS

Artist Bill Conger presents "Coming Dark - Selected Works 2004 through 2014" at Murray State's Clara Eagle Gallery, through March. Peoria-based artist Conger uses mixed media to craft minimalist and haunting work, recollecting themes of love, memory and time. Colin Nesbit, Executive Director of the Clara Eagle Gallery also joins the conversation about Conger's upcoming exhibit.

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Culture
1:38 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Highland Society Honors Legacy of Robert Burns

Robert Burns
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Proud Scotsman Robert Valentine stops by Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about the West Kentucky Highland Society's Traditional Robert Burns Supper at the Murray Woman's Club this Saturday (January 25). 

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Culture
11:56 am
Tue January 21, 2014

A Kimchi Western, Backpacking Lovers, Rastafarianism and More in MSU Cinema International Series

Dr. Tim Johns of Murray State's English and Philosophy Department previews the spring lineup for their Cinema International film series, which includes recent award-winning films from Belgium, South Korea, China, Israel, Norway, and more. Kid With a Bike showed last weekend (January 16-18), this week (January 23-25) is the South Korean big-budget western film The Good, The Bad, The Weird.

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Education
2:06 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Zinio Magazine Service and More at Calloway County Public Library

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn stop by our studio to give us an update on events and activities. We learn about the facility needs assessment meeting on January 29th and the new Zinio program. Zinio is a distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 5,500 magazines from a wide range of publishers. 

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Government
1:56 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

50th Anniversary Civil Rights March on Frankfort

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As a young man, shortly out of high school, John J. Johnson was the president of the local NAACP in his hometown of Franklin, Kentucky, and was a member of the executive committee for the March on Frankfort 50 years ago, which is being commemorated this year. That first march touched the nation and ultimately helped lead to the passage of the U.S. Civil Rights Act on July 2 of the same year. Today, John J. Johnson is the Executive Director of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, and speaks with Kate Lochte.

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Science
3:52 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Astronaut Couple Loans Suits to Discovery Park of America

Union City's Discovery Park of America hosts two shuttle astronauts during its Space and Flight Month celebration through January. We're honored to bring you a conversation with the married astronaut couple Captain Robert "Hoot" Gibson and Dr. Rhea Seddon who are loaning their suits to Discovery Park of America for the celebration, in a special dinner event next Friday (January 24).

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Arts
3:37 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Slam Poet "Snacks" Starts West Kentucky Poets Group

Credit samuelhawkins.com

Slam Poet Samuel "Snacks" Hawkins runs a mentoring program at the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club in Paducah and shares his poetry with us during Sounds Good. He also brings news of a West Kentucky Poets group he's working on starting. 

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Politics
4:33 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Statewide Fairness Bill Gaining Traction in Frankfort

Kentucky's House Bill 171, known as the Statewide Fairness Bill, is gaining traction in Frankfort, recently signing 16 co-sponsors, a record number of sponsors. Murray State's LGBT and URSA Program Coordinator and Vice Chair, President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, Jody Randall joins Kate Lochte to talk more about this bill and the way legislators are beginning to think of discrimination protection for the LGBT community.

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Business
4:16 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Update on WK&T's High-Speed Fiber Project

Customers on WK&T's new Flite fiber project can expect internet speeds up to 60 miles per hour. WK&T Sales and Product Manager Michael Lee speaks with Kate Lochte about the fiber construction, how the project began, and what it means for home and business owners in their nine county service area. 

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