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

April 15, 2013

11:04 AM
(Just Like) Starting Over
Artist : John Lennon
Album : The John Lennon Collection
Label : Capitol
11:08 AM
Slippin’ and Slidin’
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Harlem River Blues
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:25 AM
Heartbreaker
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Label : Ato Records
11:28 AM
Into The Mystic
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Moondance
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
11:32 AM
Nobody Wants A Lonely Heart
Artist : Arthur Russell
Album : Love Is Overtaking Me
Label : Audika Records
11:34 AM
Let My Love Open The Door
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Sweetheart 2005
Label : Live More Musically
11:38 AM
Just A Deck Of Cards
Artist : Deadstring Brothers
Album : Cannery Row
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:42 AM
Nevada, California
Artist : The Jayhawks
Album : Hollywood Town Hall
Label : Sony Legacy
11:46 AM
Our Hearts Are Wrong
Artist : Jessica Lea Mayfield
Album : Tell Me
Label : Nonesuch
11:49 AM
Let’s Get It On
Artist : Marvin Gaye
Album : Anthology
Label : Motown
11:53 AM
I’m A One Woman Man
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
11:56 AM
It Don’t Mean A Thing
Artist : The Snapdaddys
Album : Snappy Hour
Label : Refined Records
12:04 AM
Hearts And Minds
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Honky Tonk
Label : Rounder
12:08 AM
Simple Twist Of Fate
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Blood On The Tracks
Label : Sony
12:27 AM
Hopefully
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : At Dawn
Label : Darla Records
12:33 AM
If I Needed You
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Hands of Glory
Label : MOM & POP MUSIC
12:36 AM
Sea Of Love
Artist : Cat Power
Album : The Covers Record
Label : Matador Records
12:39 AM
True Love Will Find You In The End
Artist : Beck
Album : Late Great Daniel Johnston
Label : High Wire Music
12:45 AM
The Last Beat Of My Heart
Artist : DeVotchKa
Album : Curse Your Little Heart
Label : Ace Fu Records
12:50 AM
All I Need
Artist : Radiohead
Album : In Rainbows
Label : Ato Records / Red
12:54 AM
Lights
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast In Its Tracks
Label : Pytheas Recoridngs

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Culture
10:42 am
Sat October 26, 2013

Highland Games Bring Scottish Heritage Alive in Murray

West Kentucky Highland Games bring Scottish Heritage alive in Murray this weekend with games, arts, and sports. Its Master of Ceremonies Robert Valentine brings the details to Sounds Good.

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Education
3:38 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Kentucky Safe Schools Week Provides Awareness Resources

This is Kentucky Safe Schools Week (October 20-26). Kentucky Center for School Safety Resource Center Director Karen McCuiston  is promoting awareness that bullying, violence and risky behaviors threaten school safety and visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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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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