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

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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Science
2:02 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Baptist Health Hosts Forum on Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines

Baptist Health Paducah hosts a forum about new National Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines and their impact on Kentucky. We learn more about the forum, which is this Friday (December 6), from Jamie Smith of the Kentucky Cancer Program. See more at westernbaptist.com.

Environment
11:48 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Understanding the Wild Turkey

 Kate Lochte speaks with LBL Wildlife Technician Curtis Fowler about the wild turkey. Fowler explains the hard life of a turkey, times when turkeys were scarce in the US and when reintroduction took place, also a turkey's ability to fly and when you might see one airborne.

See more about turkey hunting at LBL.

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Society
3:36 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

St. John's Hosts 9th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

St. John's Episcopal Church's Rev. Rose Bogal Albritten joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with more about the 9th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Murray Banquet Center from 11:30 to 1 Thursday. All are welcome. See more at St. John's website.

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Culture
3:30 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Chad and Tracy Preview 'Preserving Our Voices'

WKMS News Director Chad Lampe talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the WKMS original production "Preserving Our Voices" airing Friday at noon, following the StoryCorps 10th Anniversary Special: Ties that Bind. They preview some of the stories you'll hear in the special, and listen to part of a story from Paducah resident and MSU alum, Jesus Menendez, who grew up in Cuba during the Cuban Revolution and made his way to a new life in western Kentucky.

Read more about Preserving Our Voices.

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Arts
3:24 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

A 'Holiday Dancefest' in MSU's Lovett Auditorium

Jackson Purchase Dance Company director Karen Balzer visits Sounds Good today with news of its Holiday Dancefest in Lovett Auditorium on Saturday, December 7, including wheel chair dance soloist Kristen Knabel. The Jackson Purchase Dance Company benefits arts, culture and humanities, focusing specifically on dance programs.

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Education
3:08 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Coffeehouse Day for Governor's School for the Arts

The Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts alumni host showcases across Kentucky on November 23. Stephen Keene stops by Sounds Good to tell Todd Hatton about the event at Fidalgo Bay in Murray. From Noon to 3, alumni will be performing monologues, poetry, singing, dancing, and more.

See more about the event on Facebook.

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Sports
2:56 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Racer Football Update with 'Voice of the Racers' Neal Bradley

"The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley dropped by to talk with Tracy Ross about the Murray State University football team's recent losing streak and looks ahead to an important stretch of games for the Racer basketball team. 

See more about MSU sports.

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Culture
10:41 am
Fri November 22, 2013

50 Years Later: Remembering the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

On this day 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a presidential motorcade through a plaza of onlookers in Dallas, Texas. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on his parents' memories of the day.

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Culture
4:06 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Visiting Belgian Artist Performs Chansons for MSU's International Education Week

Today on Sounds Good, we met Belgian vocal artist and songwriter Michel Stennier, who performs original music and the music of legendary singer/poet Jacques Brel tomorrow evening (November 21) for International Education Week at Murray State. Michel talks about his beginnings as a musician and why Brel's music is important today. He's joined in the studio by Theresa Saint Paul, Associate Professor of Humanities and Fine Art at Murray State. Stennier also plays some of the music ahead of his performance. 

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Arts
3:47 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Youth Report: Behind the Scenes of Alice in Wonderland Jr.

This weekend, Playhouse in the Park presents two children's shows for the price of one: Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures and the musical Alice in Wonderland, Jr. WKMS Youth Reporter Patrick Jones goes behind-the-scenes during a rehearsal for Alice, meeting some of the cast members and speaking with Playhouse director Lisa Cope about how kids have become involved in these productions both on and off stage.

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