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

October 11, 2012

11:05 AM
I Won’t Back Down
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : American III: Solitary Man
Label : American Recordings
11:07 AM
The Big Guns
Artist : Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins
Album : Rabbit Fur Coat
Label : Team Love Records
11:09 AM
Cecilia
Artist : Simon & Garfunkel
Album : Bridge Over Troubled Water
Label : Sony
11:28 AM
Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
Artist : Arcade Fire
Album : Funeral
Label : Merge Records
11:33 AM
Life And How To Live It
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Fables of The Reconstruction
Label : I.R.S records
11:37 AM
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : The Millennium Collection
Label : A&M
11:42 AM
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (with Shawn Colvin)
Artist : Viktor Krauss
Album : II
Label : BACK PORCH
11:47 AM
Surfer King
Artist : AA Bondy
Album : Believers
Label : Fat Possum
11:51 AM
Puerto
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
11:55 AM
Every Little Bit Hurts
Artist : Brenda Holloway
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
11:58 AM
Stolen Moments
Artist : The Six Parts Seven
Album : Casually Smashed To Pieces
Label : Suicide Squeeze
12:04 PM
Whole Love
Artist : Wilco
Album : The Whole Love
Label : dBpm/ANTI
12:08 PM
Heart A Mine
Artist : Blackie & The Rodeo Kings
Album : Kings and Queens
Label : File Under: Music
12:12 PM
The Magician
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Sirens Of The Ditch
Label : New West Records
12:16 PM
Louisiana 1927
Artist : Randy Newman
Album : Oxford American Southern Sampler 2000
Label : Oxford American
12:26 PM
Mood Indigo
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington: Stereo Refections In Ellington
Label : Hall of Sermon
12:28 PM
Hot And Bothered
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington: Stereo Refections In Ellington
Label : Hall of Sermon
12:30 PM
Creole Love Call
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington: Stereo Refections In Ellington
Label : Hall of Sermon
12:38 PM
Blue Skies (Outtake Version from ’Ship Ahoy’, 1942)
Artist : Tommy Dorsey with Frank Sinatra
Album : Big Bands Swingin' at M-G-M
Label :
12:41 PM
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Artist : Glenn Miller
Album : In True Stereo
Label : Vipers Nest Gold
12:48 PM
Skyliner
Artist : Charlie Barnet
Album : Swing and Sweat
Label : Dave Pell Productions
12:51 PM
Charlies’s Dream
Artist : Benny Goodman Sextet with Lester Young & Charlie Christian
Album : Together
Label : Grammercy Records
12:55 PM
Bugle Call Rag
Artist : Metronome All Stars
Album : A Retrospective 1929-1963
Label : Metronome

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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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