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 17, 2013

11:04 AM
The Bronx (feat. Lou Reed)
Artist : Booker T. Jones
Album : The Road From Memphis
Label : ANTI Records
11:09 AM
Cinders
Artist : Holopaw
Album : Holopaw
Label : Sub Pop
11:13 AM
Perpetual Blues Machine
Artist : Keb’ Mo’
Album : Just Like You
Label : Sony
11:16 AM
Black and Silver
Artist : Elephant Revival
Album : Break In The Clouds
Label : Ruff Shod
11:39 AM
You Love Me
Artist : DeVotchKa
Album : How It Ends
Label : Cicero Recordings
11:43 AM
A Thousand Miles From Nowhere
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : Very Best of Dwight Yoakam
Label : Rhino
11:47 AM
Over Again
Artist : Eilen Jewell
Album : Queen Of The Minor Key
Label : Signature Records
11:51 AM
I Know It’s Over
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album : So Real: Songs From Jeff Buckley
Label : Sony
11:58 AM
Shoulda Had Been Me
Artist : David Murray and Bob Weir
Album : Dark Star (The Music Of The Grateful Dead)
Label : Astor Place Records
12:04 PM
Seven-Mile Island
Artist : Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Album : Self Titled
Label : Lightning Rod Records
12:09 PM
The Breeze
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Fate
Label : Park The Van
12:13 PM
Cello Song
Artist : The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:16 PM
The Engine Driver
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Picaresque
Label : Kill Rock Stars
12:33 PM
Sporting Life Blues
Artist : J.J. Cale & Eric Clapton
Album : The Road To Escondido
Label : Reprise
12:37 PM
Strawberry Letter 23
Artist : Shuggy Otis
Album : Inspiration Information
Label : LKBP
12:43 PM
Curs In The Weeds
Artist : Horse Feathers
Album : House With No Home
Label : Kill Rock Stars
12:47 PM
Unchained
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : Unchained
Label : American Recordings
12:49 PM
Easy To Love
Artist : Edith Frost
Album : Wonder Wonder
Label : Drag City
12:53 PM
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Artist : Eartha Kitt
Album : Oxford American 10th Anniversary Music Sampler
Label : Oxford American
12:56 PM
Please Send Me Someone To Love (with Dr. John)
Artist : Odetta
Album : Blues Everywhere I Go
Label : M.C. Records

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Arts
3:32 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

"Oh What a Beautiful Mornin" for Oklahoma! at Paducah Tilghman High

Laurey and Curly join Kate on Sounds Good to talk about Paducah Tilghman's production of the classic musical, Oklahoma! Elizabeth Katz plays Laurey, and Caleb Farley plays Curly in the show which opens Friday, November 1st at 7:30 PM. Saturday's performance is also at 7:30, Sunday has a matinee at 2:30.

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Business
2:48 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Rockin' 4 Research in Madisonville Benefits Cancer Society

Madisonville Hudson Toyota's Lisa Moberly talks about its "Rockin' 4 Research Festival" featuring six live bands and Relay for Life teams at the dealership Saturday, raising money for the American Cancer Society. 

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Arts
5:44 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Test your 'Mad' Writing Skills at Madisonville Community College

Madisonville Community College faculty member Scott Vander Ploeg joins Tracy to talk about a Flash Fiction Workshop coming up Saturday, November 2, and featuring Kentucky authors Constance Alexander, Normandi Ellis, and Steven R. Cope. 

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Arts
5:38 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

'Unmasking' Market House Theatre's Masquerade Ball

In the past year, Market House Theatre's Education Department produced 28 productions, featuring 87 performances and 696 performances. Friday's third-annual Masquerade Ball goes to benefit these productions.

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Arts
5:27 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Murray State Theatre Presents A Rip-Roaring Farce

"Frankly, my dear, this is one funny play…a rip-roaring farce…[with] witty, pointed dialogue and hilarious situations…" —NY Daily News.

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Culture
5:11 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

MSU's History Department Presents ROOTS 4

MSU's Department of History presents its ROOTS 4 Music Concert Tuesday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. MSU Senior Lecturer in History, Ted Belue visits Sounds good to talk about the evening featuring the Bankester Family Band, the Giant City Slickers, and Terrapin Pond performing a blend of modern Bluegrass, Gypsy-Jazz, Country-Rock, Western Swing and Folk. There is no admission charge and the public is welcome.

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Education
4:56 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Events and Activities at the Calloway County Public Library

Matt records an original radio play with middle-school kids at the library during Fall Break.

Every third Monday of the month Libraries Sound Good on WKMS. Our guest is Sandy Linn of the Calloway County Public Library whose website is available in a gazillion languages. She speaks with Tracy Ross about computer classes, book clubs, and a preview of Eeeek! The Kids of Calloway County Public Library tell an original spooky story for Halloween in the style of an old-time radio play with the help of Matt Markgraf.

See more about Calloway County Public Library Events

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Culture
4:49 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

"The Whiskey Professor" Comes to Paducah's Distillers Dinner

"Whiskey Professor" bourbon creator is the special guest of this year's Distillers Dinner. Bernie Lubbers of Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardson is the evening's speaker for the Distiller's Dinner featuring Elijah Craig this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson Center in Paducah. Elijah Craig is a small batch premium bourbon and will be paired at the dinner with a multi-course dinner catered by Artisan Kitchen. Lubbers is the author of "Bourbon Whiskey - Our Native Spirit." Tickets are $125 per person and proceeds benefit the performing arts center, which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit.

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Politics
4:40 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

How to Run for an Elected Position

An all-day workshop gives people resources to run for local elected positions. Christian County Cares 2015 and The League of Women Voters host "Campaign School" all day this Saturday (October 26) at Hopkinsville Community College's Auditorium. It's a non-partisan, non-endorsing event with session topics including: Getting Your Political Start, Committing to Run, Learning the Numbers Game, Public Relations and Marketing, Secrets to Successful Campaigns, and Behavior and Ethics.

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Culture
4:25 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Why We're Drawn to Vampires

The image of the vampire has long been a staple of our collective imagination. But while we all know why vampires draw blood from their prey, why they continue to draw our interest is a deeper question.

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