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

January 08, 2013

11:05 AM
Rollin’ & Tumblin’
Artist : Elmore James
Album : King Of The Slide Guitar
Label : Snapper UK
11:07 AM
First Time I Met The Blues
Artist : Buddy Guy
Album : Can't Quit The Blues
Label : Silvertone Records
11:10 AM
Decoration Day
Artist : Drive-By Truckers
Album : Decoration Day
Label : New West Records
11:15 AM
Pig In A Pen
Artist : Old and In The Way
Album : Self Titled
Label : Arista
11:25 AM
Coltrane Free
Artist : Son Volt
Album : The Search (Deluxe Edition)
Label : Transmit Sound/Legacy
11:29 AM
Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:33 AM
Very Loud
Artist : Shout Out Louds
Album : Howl Howl Gaff Gaff
Label : Capitol
11:37 AM
Ho Hey
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Self Titled
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:40 AM
Ashes To Ashes
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
Label : Virgin Records Us
11:45 AM
Ordinary World
Artist : Duran Duran
Album : Greatest
Label : Capitol
11:49 AM
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Artist : Tears For Fears
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Polygram UK
11:53 AM
Tears Of A Clown
Artist : The English Beat
Album : What Is Beat
Label : A&M Records
11:56 AM
I Ain’t Got Time
Artist : Fern Jones
Album : Oxford American 11th Edition Southern Music
Label : Oxford American
11:58 AM
Medley: Red Haired Boy, Crazy Fingers, Roanoke
Artist : Tony Trischka/Beppe Gambetta
Album : Alone & Together
Label : Alcazar
12:04 PM
Stuck In The Middle With You
Artist : Stealers Wheel
Album : Reservoir Dogs OST
Label : Mca
12:08 PM
Who Loves The Sun
Artist : The Velvet Underground
Album : Loaded
Label : Warner Strat. Mkt.
12:10 PM
Circles
Artist : Soul Coughing
Album : El Oso
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:13 PM
Wash Away
Artist : Matt Costa
Album : Songs We Sing
Label : Brushfire Records
12:25 PM
Pueblo Nuevo
Artist : Buena Vista Social Club
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
12:31 PM
Candy Man
Artist : Mississippi John Hurt
Album : Rediscovered
Label : Vanguard Records
12:34 PM
The Fat Man
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Piano Blues OST
Label : Columbia/Legacy
12:36 PM
Back in the Game
Artist : Syl Johnson with Hi Rhythm
Album : Back in the Game
Label : Delmark
12:41 PM
A Girl Like You
Artist : The Smithereens
Album : 11
Label : Capitol
12:46 PM
Long Black Veil
Artist : Mike Ness
Album : Cheating At Solitaire
Label : Time Bomb
12:50 PM
Rock Of Ages
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Your Daughters & Your Sons
Label : Sugarhill
12:53 PM
Train Song
Artist : Feist & Ben Gibbard
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:56 PM
Today’s Undertaking
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Post-War
Label : Merge Records

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Arts
12:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Youth Report: A Conversation With British Animator David Firth

Kayla Eicholtz on the left, David Firth on the top right, and a screen from his cartoon, Salad Fingers. Photos on the right from fat-pie.com

The short version of the conversation heard on "Sounds Good"
The extended, full version of the conversation

British animator David Firth has gained a large following and acclaim over the years on YouTube and the animation website Newgrounds for his darkly humorous and surreal work. WKMS Youth Reporter Kayla Eicholtz admires the artwork in his videos and was curious to find out more about his creative process, to learn that while some artwork may be strange and possibly even scary, the originality of the idea can be a determining factor in how interesting a piece of art is. She spoke with Firth over the phone, while he was on a trip through Europe seeking inspiration, in Switzerland at this particular moment.

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Arts
12:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Dawson Springs Resident Remembers Friends Who Were Movers and Shakers

Jean Massamore

    

Long-time art teacher Susan Perry Mestan of Dawson Springs passed in 1997. Long-time collector of Japanese kimonos and paperworks Claude Holeman of Dawson Springs passed last month. Their friend and collaborator Jean Massamore of Dawson Springs remembers them, in this conversation with Kate Lochte, as carpenters worked in the back of her home, filled with books and her artwork, and Claude's sister Nancy Ann Holeman Holmes sitting by. 

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Culture
4:27 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Trail of Tears 175th Anniversary Observed at MCLIB

Credit pbs.org

The Indian Removal Act of 1830 brought more than 15,000 Cherokee through the WKMS service region.  Thursday at 7 p.m. the McCracken County Public Library presents the president of the Kentucky Trail of Tears Association, Alice Murphree of Hopkinsville, in observance of this year's 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears, part of the removal of native peoples from lands east of the Mississippi.  Ms. Murphree tells Kate Lochte more about the research she's done to certify sites on the Trail.

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Sports
4:23 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Annual Graves Co. Truck & Tractor Pull this Weekend, Benefiting Christmas Assistance Programs

Credit Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools

Larry Wooley of the Graves County Truck Pullers Association joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good, to talk about the Truck & Tractor Pull, this Saturday. Six years ago, Larry and members of the association decided to host a benefit show for the school system. Since then, they've raised more than $125,000. This year's event will be held 7 p.m. on Saturday (August 17) at the Mayfield Fairgrounds. Proceeds benefit Christmas assistance programs. Tickets are available at the gate, $10 for adults, $5 for children between 5 and 12, free for children 4 or under.

Culture
1:51 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Why the Warren Thomas Museum Needs Your Help

Credit jacksonpurchasehistory.org

The church that beards Warren Thomas' name in Hickman, Kentucky, officially opened in 1869, and the first educational classes for African Americans began in its basement the next year. Fire destroyed the first building, but in 1898, another permanent building opened and it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The 115 year old church structure has suffered theft and other problems that must be fixed before visitors can experience the site again. Kate Lochte has more with Jeannette Dean, who chairs the Warren Thomas Historic Society that strives to preserve this memorial to African American leaders of the 19th Century in Hickman.

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Sports
2:23 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

MSU Athletic Director on NCAA Rules Changes

Murray State University’s Athletic Director Allen Ward takes a look at NCAA rules changes and steps he's taken to ensure the university's compliance. He also talks about the new season ahead for Murray State on the field and on the court. It's Coach Chris Hatcher's fourth year, and several players who are key to the football team's success this year. He talks about Coach Steve Prohm's recent recruitment and some returning players and putting together a new team. 

Education
12:17 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

New Programs and More at Madisonville Community College

Madisonville Community College President Judy Rhoads joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to chat about what’s ahead for the new academic year at MCC. Rhoads talks about new online programs Energy Management, Human Services, and Healthcare Informatics. She also explains MCC's focus on workforce development, the advanced integrated technology program, and the college's emphasis on the mining area. See more about Madisonville Community College.

Society
11:33 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Participate in National Cancer Prevention Study 3

Murray Calloway County Hospital’s Mary Heff and Melissa Ross speak with Kate Lochte about the National Cancer Prevention Study-3, at Murray September 19 – 21. It's a landmark study and opportunity in Murray for anyone between the ages of  30 and 65 years old. They talk about the first two studies: the first from the 1950s, was a look at how smoking relates to cancer; the second, from the 80s, centered around nutrition guidelines for preventative methods like how sitting longer shortens longetivity. The third study will consist of doing a survey at home and then going to the Murray Calloway County Hospital. The goal is to find links among people across the nation to find out what causes cancer and what can be done to prevent cancer. See more about this study.

Business
11:13 am
Wed August 7, 2013

How Community Groups Can Book Speakers for Events

Kate Lochte speaks with Constance Alexander, Kentucky Humanities Council presenter and Murray State TQI Faculty Scholar and poet, on how community groups can book speakers for events. They talk about the Kentucky Humanities Council and how Constance became involved and one of her topics, "Connecting People and Place," about the people who used to live in and around what is now the general LBL area. They also talk about memories of WWII and its impact on society.

Arts
3:33 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

A Preview of Grand Rivers' 38th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival

Kate Lochte speaks with Marinel Larkin, Kentucky’s Western Waterland Executive Director, previewing the 38th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers’ Little Lake Park. Over 100 vendors with handmade crafts will be at the festival, along with food vendors and family activities. The three-day festival runs from August 31-September 2 in downtown Grand Rivers. For more information, call 270-928-4411.

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