Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays
Austin Carter
Tracy Ross

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

April 01, 2013

11:05 AM
Heartbreak Radio
Artist : Delbert McClinton
Album : The Best of Delbert McClinton
Label : Curb
11:08 AM
Crossing Muddy Waters
Artist : John Hiatt
Album : Crossing Muddy Waters
Label : Vector Recordings
11:12 AM
Strange Moon Rising
Artist : Smoke Fairies
Album : Through Low Light And Trees
Label : Year Seven Records
11:29 AM
Born To Run
Artist : Emmylou Harris
Album : Cimarron
Label : Eminent Records
11:32 AM
Rollin’ & Tumblin’
Artist : R.L. Burnside
Album : First Recordings
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:36 AM
Come As You Are
Artist : Caetano Veloso
Album : A Foreign Sound
Label : Nonesuch
11:43 AM
Poor Poor Pitiful Me
Artist : Warren Zevon
Album : Self Titled
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:46 AM
Will I Ever
Artist : Kitty Daisy & Lewis
Album : Smoking In Heaven
Label : Verve Forecast
11:49 AM
Mississippi
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Tell Tale Sings: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8
Label : Columbia
11:55 AM
Ball Of Fire
Artist : Ernest Ranglin
Album : Below The Bassline
Label : Island
12:04 PM
Barricades
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Honky Tonk
Label : Rounder
12:08 PM
Looks Like Rain
Artist : Bob Weir & Rob Wasserman
Album : Live
Label : Arista
12:16 PM
Song For Zula
Artist : Phosphorescent
Album : Muchacho
Label : Dead Oceans
12:25 PM
Where My Baby Might Be
Artist : The Wood Brothers
Album : Ways Not To Lose
Label : Blue Note Records
12:30 PM
Elvis Presley Blues
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : Time (The Revelator)
Label : Acony Records
12:35 PM
Black Sheep
Artist : Martin Sexton
Album : Black Sheep
Label : Kitchen Table
12:41 PM
Nothin’
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Oxford American 2006 Sampler
Label : Oxford American
12:44 PM
Waitin’
Artist : Caitlin Rose
Album : The Stand In
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
12:47 PM
Handshake Drugs
Artist : Wilco
Album : A Ghost Is Born
Label : Nonesuch
12:53 PM
Too Close/On My Way To Heaven
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : You Are Not Alone
Label : ANTI Records

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Arts
2:11 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Poet Laureate of Wisconsin Comes to Murray State for Reading Series

The new year opens next week with the Murray State Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program's first reading series. The readings are open to the public in Clara Eagle Art Gallery, sixth floor Doyle Fine Arts at Fifteenth and Olive Streets. We meet writer Max Garland who lives and teaches in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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Society
2:06 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Pope County Documentarian on The Making of "They Will Endure"

Credit theywillendure.org

A few weeks back we heard about holiday activities raising money for a new documentary produced about Pope County and today we meet its producer. The film is titled "They Will Endure," and it covers how the county was settled in the late eighteenth century to the great flood of 1937.

It was inspired by the research, writings, and archives of the late Pope County historian Mildred McCormick. Producer Richard Kuenneke took on the job of weaving McCormick's work together with interviews of residents and other historians.

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Arts
1:54 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Wastelanders Exhibiting New Work At New Years Eve Reception

Paducah's artist group called "The Wastelanders" offers a New Year's Eve Opening Reception party on Tuesday, December 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. to celebrate new work by its members and guest artists.  Paducah native David Brown, now art director for the Lexington based company, The Group Travel Leader, spoke with Kate Lochte about what he and others will be showing at the Yeiser January 2 through 11.

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Sports
12:42 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Racer Basketball Update with Neal Bradley

"Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley stops by to talk all things Murray State sports with Tracy Ross. In this month's conversation, they talk about the Racers' current winning streak, the impact of the Clemson transfer T.J. Sapp, and tomorrow's (Saturday, December 21st) showdown with Western Kentucky University.

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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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