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 07, 2013

11:05 AM
All Around The World Or The Myth Of Fingerprints
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : Graceland
Label : Sony Legacy
11:08 AM
Free Fallin’
Artist : Tom Petty
Album : Full Moon Fever
Label : Mca
11:12 AM
No Myth
Artist : Michael Penn
Album : March
Label : RCA
11:16 AM
Three Is A Magic Number
Artist : Bob Dorough
Album : Oxford American Southern Music 2006
Label : Oxford American
11:35 AM
Miss Disregard
Artist : Lake Street Dive
Album : Self Titled
Label : Signature Sounds
11:38 AM
Stubborn Love
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Self Titled
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:44 AM
Supermoon (The Sounding Line)
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : Blood Oaths of the New Blues
Label : Fire Records
11:48 AM
The Moon
Artist : Cat Power
Album : The Greatest
Label : Matador Records
11:52 AM
Wicked Game
Artist : Chris Isaak
Album : Heart Shaped World
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:57 AM
Eight Days A Week
Artist : Billy Preston
Album : Eight Days A Week
Label : Fruit Tree Italy
12:00 PM
That’s Alright Mama
Artist : Bill Frisell
Album : Disfarmer
Label : Nonesuch
12:05 PM
Birmingham
Artist : Shovels and Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Label : Dualtone Music Group
12:09 PM
What Light
Artist : Wilco
Album : Sky Blue Sky
Label : Nonesuch
12:13 PM
The Golden Age
Artist : Beck
Album : Sea Change
Label : Interscope
12:28 PM
I Ride At Dawn
Artist : Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
Album : Get Up!
Label : Stax
12:33 PM
Only One
Artist : Eilen Jewell
Album : Queen Of The Minor Key
Label : Signature Records
12:37 PM
We Can Work It Out
Artist : Stevie Wonder
Album : Signed Sealed Delivered
Label : Motown
12:41 PM
Raspberry Beret
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:45 PM
Keep The Car Running
Artist : Arcade Fire
Album : Neon Bible
Label : Merge Records
12:49 PM
From Hank To Hendrix
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Harvest Moon
Label : Reprise / Wea
12:54 PM
Vittorio E
Artist : Spoon
Album : Kill The Moonlight
Label : Merge Records

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Arts
11:30 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Clark Elementary Choir Holiday Presentation

The Clark Choir performs at Paducah Living Center

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear a special holiday presentation by Clark Elementary School’s 4th and 5th Grade Choir, of 55 students. Murray State alum Dale Julian directs and Todd Birdsong was our recording engineer. This performance was recorded on December 16th, 2013.

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Arts
2:21 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Holiday Poems from Murray State's MFA in Creative Writing Director Ann Neelon

Murray State's MFA in Creative Writing Program Director Ann Neelon visits Kate Locte on Sounds Good to read a selection of favorite poems for the holiday season. They also talk about the upcoming MFA residency, visiting writers, and the latest issue of the New Madrid literary journal.

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Environment
12:00 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Sugar

Sugar is a 10-month-old Poodle/Jack Russell Terrier mix up for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. She's mostly white with brown ears and some brown patches on her tail. Even though she's part terrier and a puppy, she was very calm and sweet at WKMS, and was eager to meet all the staff and students that wanted to see her. Upon meeting Whitney, she climbed right into her lap and loved being petted on. Sugar had one previous owner, who could no longer afford to care for her. The Humane Society is seeking a loving and forever home for Sugar.

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Society
4:06 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Still Needed

There's still time for a moment of making people smile and help feed the hungry by being a Salvation Army Bell Ringer in Murray. The effort needs more Bell Ringer volunteers for five upcoming slots: this Saturday and next and the Monday and Tuesday of Christmas week.  Murray Calloway County Hospital Chaplain Kerry Lambert speaks with Kate Lochte.

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Culture
2:16 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Holiday Activities in Historic Golconda

Courthouse in Golconda
Credit mainstreetgolconda.org

Pope County's Gail Barger Lannom visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about special holiday tours of four homes, an historic church, and the Davidson Cabin decorated for the holidays as well as Golconda festivities including the Courthouse lawn bonfire. We'll also learn about a documentary she's produced about Pope County, 1797 to 1937.

Arts
2:12 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Paducah School of Art & Design Postpones Holiday Art Sale

A sneak-peek of the Holiday Art Sale
Credit Paducah School of Art & Design, Facebook

Note: This conversation was recorded before the postponement announcement. 

Update: The WKCTC Community Chorus is canceled for Sunday, December 8. The Art Sale may open at some point during the week.

The Paducah School of Art & Design have postponed their art sale until next weekend due to inclement weather. Their annual Student and Faculty sale showcases work done in the program, with a small portion of the sale benefiting the school.

Kate Lochte speaks with Paul Aho, Dean of the Paducah School of Art & Design about the activities.

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Society
2:01 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Parenthood Project: Holiday Memories and Family Traditions

Credit longestshortesttime.com

Our series "Parenthood Project" strives to address topics important to parents. In this edition, Jenni Todd speaks with radio producer Hillary Frank about her popular parenting podcast, "the longest shortest time," her three-year old daughter, and about holiday memories and family traditions.

See more about "the longest shortest time."

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Culture
2:06 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Benton Main Street Welcomes Christmas with Dickens' Celebration

Benton Main Street Board Member Elayna Blevins is our Dickens' Christmas Celebration correspondent during Sounds Good.  The Saturday, December 14th celebration features a sweet shoppe, bakery, ye olde pub, a pig roast, live nativity scene, children's games, and a lighted Christmas Parade. It all begins at dusk.  See more on Benton Main Street's Facebook Page.

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Business
12:18 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

MSU College of Business Presents Conference on "The Future of West Kentucky"

MSU's Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business presents an economic development conference next Tuesday, December 10 in the Curris Center. The College's dean, Dr. Tim Todd, visits Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with more information about the day long focus on "The Future of West Kentucky," including a keynote address by Kentucky Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson.

See more about the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business.

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Arts
5:02 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Clinton Celebrates Heritage in 9th Annual Arts, Crafts & Book Fair

Credit Hickman County Arts Council & Friends, Facebook

Celebrating Clinton's heritage in the arts, The Friends of Hickman County Arts Council present the 9th Annual Arts, Crafts & Book Fair this Saturday (December 7) from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hickman County Elementary School's gym in Clinton. Kate speaks with council members Mary and Ivan Potter about the event on Sounds Good. The school is located at 416 McMorris St. in Clinton. 

See more on the Hickman Co. Arts Council Facebook page.

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