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

February 05, 2013

11:05 AM
Ragged Wood
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sub Pop
11:10 AM
Everybody Needs Love
Artist : Drive-By Truckers
Album : Go Go Boots
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
11:14 AM
You Ain’t Alone
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Label : Ato Records
11:25 AM
Southern Colorado Song
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : Blood Oaths of the New Blues
Label : Fire Records
11:31 AM
Love Is The Seventh Wave
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sugarhill
11:34 AM
Muddy Water
Artist : Keb’ Mo’
Album : Slow Down
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
11:41 AM
Abonsam
Artist : Ebo Taylor
Album : Appia Kwa Bridge
Label : Strut Records
11:47 AM
Broken Hearted Savior
Artist : Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Album : Sister Sweetly
Label : Giant Records / Wea
11:51 AM
KIlling Me Softly With His Song
Artist : Roberta Flack
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:56 AM
Jerusalem’s Ridge
Artist : Mark O’Conner
Album : Thirty-Year Retrospective: Live
Label : Omac
12:04 PM
Asleep With The Light On
Artist : Elephant Revival
Album : Break In The Clouds
Label :
12:07 PM
Further We Go
Artist : Arnett Hollow
Album : Night After Night
Label : CDBY
12:11 PM
Just Breathe
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Heroes
Label : Sony Legacy
12:15 PM
Righteously
Artist : Lucinda Williams
Album : Oxford American 10th Anniversary Music Sampler
Label : Oxford American
12:22 PM
Elmore Mountain Road
Artist : Jim & Jennie and the Pinetops
Album : One More In The Cabin
Label : Overcoat Recordings
12:25 PM
Do Wrong Right
Artist : The Devil Makes Three
Album : Do Wrong Right
Label : Milan Records
12:38 PM
We Didn’t See A Thing (with Ray Charles and Chet Atkins)
Artist : George Jones
Album : My Very Special Guests
Label : Epic
12:40 PM
Suffering Jukebox
Artist : Silver Jews
Album : Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
Label : Drag City
12:47 PM
Kansas City
Artist : James Brown
Album : Messing With The Blues
Label : Polydor
12:50 PM
Under The Blacklight
Artist : Rilo Kiley
Album : Under The Blacklight
Label : Warner/Reprise/Maverick
12:53 PM
Heaven
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : Heaven
Label : Fat Possum

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2:20 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Christmas Story Time and More at Calloway Co. Library

Tracy Ross speaks with Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn about Christmas story time, the formation of a new Friends group, and spring story time registration in this month's conversation on the goings on at CCPL. See more on their website.

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Good Reads
4:11 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Kentucky Writers Sign 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Anthology at MSU

Credit kentuckymonthly.com

Bluegrass Community & Technical College faculty member James B. Goode joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. He's at Murray State's bookstore Sunday for a signing of the anthology "Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas." Goode previews the book, and talks about some of the writers in the book. He also reflects on his days in Murray State's MFA program and mentions some of the writers in the anthology who also happen to be Murray State MFA graduates.

See more about the book on Kentucky Monthly's website.

Arts
4:04 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

How the Chinese Cultural Revolution Brought Artist to LowerTown

During Sounds Good we meet LowerTown Paducah artist BiLan Liao and Murray State's Dr. Marcie Hinton who is assisting her finishing a book of the experiences of her family's journey through the Chinese Cultural Revolution. An exhibition of Liao's work chronicling her family's experience opens tomorrow at Maiden Alley Cinema.

See BiLan Liao's work on her website.

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Arts
4:48 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

MSU Holiday Art Auction Preview

Murray State's Clara Eagle Gallery Director Colin Nesbit joined us during Sounds Good today to talk about the Holiday Art Auction coming up Friday, November 22nd. Bidding begins at 6:30 pm, the reception starts at 7:30. The gallery is on the 6th floor of the Doyle Fine Arts Building. The auction features original works from area artists, faculty, alumni and students – with proceeds funding scholarships and the visiting artist program.

See more about the Clara M. Eagle Gallery.

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Culture
3:31 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Holidays Sound Good on WKMS!

We’re happy announce that our annual holiday programming schedule is set! We hope you’ll curl up with a hot mug of cocoa to enjoy nearly 80 hours of special national and local programing to celebrate the season.

You’ll hear favorites like A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols,  A Chanticleer Christmas, and New Year’s Day from Vienna, as well as some new additions like A Journey Through the Nutcracker and Tallis Scholars: Love is Better than Wine

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Arts
2:51 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Artist Bill Renzulli Paints "A Paducah Portfolio"

Credit williamfrenzullimd.blogspot.com

LowerTown Paducah Artist Bill Renzulli, a retired physician, has published "A Paducah Portfolio" - a hardcover book with 66 pages of full color art. Tracy Ross speaks with Renzulli about the project, highlighting some of the pieces in the book, and how Paducah has been a source of inspiration. 

See more about "A Paducah Portfolio" on Bill Renzulli's blog.

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Puppies Sound Good
2:44 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Max and Sweet Pea

Max (left) and Sweet Pea (right), brother and sister

Puppies! Our favorite day of the month at WKMS. This time we met two seven-week-old puppies, Max and Sweet Pea, up for adoption. Max is black and Sweet Pea has brown and black coloring (kind of like a German Shepherd). These puppies are mixed-breed with features from a few different breeds. Also, they came from a litter of 15! Max and Sweet Pea were very adorable and sweet. You'll hear Max throughout the interview, watching his sister being playful. What could he be saying?

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Arts
2:26 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Yeiser Art Center Members' Show Preview

Josh White, Executive Director of Paducah's Yeiser Art Center previews the 2013 Members' Show, a showcase of work by Yeiser members, opening this Saturday (November 16, 2013) with a reception from 5 to 7. He gives a sneak preview of pieces in the exhibition that runs through December 21. See more at theyeiser.org.

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Culture
2:21 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Mystery Novelist Alana White Reads at MSU

Murray State hosts novelist Alana White reading from her fiction tomorrow night(Thursday, November 14, 2013)  at 7:30 in Clara Eagle Gallery. White resides in Nashville but has roots in our region.  Her latest book, "The Sign of the Weeping Virgin," is set at the height of the Italian Renaissance.

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Culture
2:09 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

J.D. Wilkes on 'Barn Dances & Jamborees Across Kentucky'

Colonel J.D. Wilkes hasn't met a medium yet that he hasn't matched. An accomplished musician, illustrator, filmmaker, and author, he's added another book to his C.V.; Barn Dances and Jamborees Across Kentucky. It traces the history, legacy, and the future of the Commonwealth's music as well as the social gatherings that birthed it. Wilkes sat down with Todd Hatton to talk about what prompted him to write the book and what it taught him. 

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