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 09, 2013

11:05 AM
Big Yellow Taxi
Artist : Keb’ Mo’
Album : Big Wide Grin
Composer : Joni Mitchell
Label : Sony Wonder
11:08 AM
(Nothing But) Flowers
Artist : Talking Heads
Album : Sand In The Vaseline
Composer : David Byrne / Chris Frantz / Jerry Harrison / Tina Weymouth
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
11:30 AM
My Maudlin Career
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : My Maudlin Career
Composer : Tracyanne Campbell
Label : 4AD
11:34 AM
Along The Way
Artist : DeVotchKa
Album : A Mad And Faithful Telling
Composer : DeVotchKa / Nick Urata
Label : Anti
11:41 AM
I Don’t Do Windows
Artist : Jamey Johnson featuring Asleep At The Wheel and Ray Benson
Album : Living for a Song: Tribute to Hank Cochran
Composer : Hank Cochran
Label : Mercury Nashville
11:44 AM
Chase The Feeling
Artist : Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Album : Old Yellow Moon
Composer : Kris Kristofferson
Label : Nonesuch
11:48 AM
The Fall
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : Four Thieves Gone: The Robbinsville Sessions
Composer : The Avett Brothers
Label : Ramseur Rec.
11:51 AM
All The Night Without Love
Artist : Elvis Perkins
Album : Ash Wednesday
Composer : Elvis Perkins
Label : Xl Recordings
11:54 AM
Face To The Highway
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Bad As Me
Composer : Kathleen Brennan / Tom Waits
Label : ANTI Records
11:58 AM
Snowden’s Jig (Genuine Negro Jig)
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Genuine Negro Jig
Composer : Traditional
Label : Nonesuch
12:04 PM
Hold On
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Composer : Alabama Shakes
Label : Ato Records
12:08 PM
(Night Time Is) The Right Time
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Best Of Ray Charles
Composer : Lew Herman / Ozzie Cadena
Label : Rhino/Wea UK
12:28 PM
Heartbreakin’ Man
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : The Tennessee Fire
Composer : Jim Jones
Label : Darla Records
12:31 PM
To Go Home
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Post-War
Composer : M. Ward
Label : Merge Records
12:35 PM
Tweeter and the Monkey Man
Artist : Traveling Wilburys
Album : Volume 1
Composer : The Traveling Wilburys
Label : Rhino Records
12:42 PM
Mr. John Lee Revisited
Artist : Marissa Nadler
Album : Self Titled
Composer : Marissa Nadler
Label : Box of Cedar
12:47 PM
Stepdaughter
Artist : Califone
Album : Quicksand/Cradlesnakes
Composer : Tim Rutili
Label : Thrill Jockey
12:50 PM
Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of
Artist : U2
Album : All That You Can't Leave Behind
Composer : Adam Clayton / Bono / Larry Mullen, Jr. / The Edge
Label : Interscope Records
12:55 PM
Po’ Black Sheep
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Leaving Eden
Composer : Traditional
Label : Nonesuch

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Education
4:20 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

'Take Your Place in the World' at MSU's International Education Week

All this week, Murray State celebrates its global education mission with special guests, discussions, and performances. Institute for International Studies' Associate Director for Education Abroad Melanie McCallon joins us to explore activities you might enjoy. This weekend, activities include workshops on immigration, Chinese culture, and dragons; Brazilian music and Samba dance, food from around the world, and more!

See more on Murray State's website.

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Politics
4:08 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Meet NPR's Arun Rath, Anchor of Weekend All Things Considered

NPR's new "ish" host of Weekend All Things Considered, Arun Rath, was on a team that won a Peabody Award for the program On the Media. As an anchor of the first major NPR show produced on the west coast, Rath's own roving journalistic interests are well suited for the show's exploratory direction. On a day of talking with NPR station personnel, Rath's schedule included a few minutes for Kate Lochte.

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Culture
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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