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

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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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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