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

July 10, 2013

11:05 AM
City Summer Blues
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Self Titled
Label : Third Man Records
11:08 AM
Together
Artist : She & Him
Album : Volume 3
Label : Merge Records
11:12 AM
You Never Need Nobody
Artist : The Lone Bellow
Album : Self Titled
Label : DESCENDANT RECORDS
11:17 AM
Long As I Can See The Light
Artist : John Fogerty and My Morning Jacket
Album : Wrote A Song For Everyone
Label : Vanguard Records
11:24 AM
Open The Door (To Your Heart)
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Born To Sing: No Plan B
Label : Blue Note Records
11:39 AM
Hey Bulldog
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Yelllow Submarine
Label : EMI
11:42 AM
Every Little Word
Artist : Sera Cahoone
Album : Deer Creek Canyon
Label : Sub Pop
11:47 AM
(I’m Gonna Start) Living Again If It Kills Me
Artist : Hayes Carll
Album : Lowe Country: The Songs Of Nick Lowe
Label : Fiesta Red Records
11:50 AM
Sparks Fly Again
Artist : Beechwood Sparks
Album : The Tarnished Gold
Label : Sub Pop
11:55 AM
New Slang
Artist : The Shins
Album : Oh, Inverted World
Label : Sub Pop
11:59 AM
John’s Smoke Turns Blue
Artist : Eddie Pennington
Album : Walks The Strings...And Even Sings
Label : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
12:04 PM
No One To Call
Artist : Caitlin Rose
Album : The Stand-In
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
12:07 PM
Steep Grade, Sharp Curves
Artist : Jeff Austin & Chris Castino
Album : Songs From The Tin Shed
Label : Sci-Fidelity / Mri
12:12 PM
Central and Union
Artist : Sara Watkins
Album : The Lone Ranger: Wanted
Label : Hollywood Records
12:15 PM
Cello Song
Artist : The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4AD
12:31 PM
Raspberry Beret
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Rhino/Warner Bros.
12:35 PM
Tamiditine
Artist : Bombino
Album : Nomad
Label : Nonesuch
12:42 PM
Where Can I Go?
Artist : Laura Marling
Album : Once I Was An Eagle
Label : Ribbon Music
12:45 PM
Every Step
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Label : Anti/Epitaph
12:49 PM
Pocket Full Of Rain
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West Records
12:52 PM
Don’t Let Me Die In Florida
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West Records
12:56 PM
Incarcerated
Artist : Todd Snider
Album : East Nashville Skyline
Label : Oh Boy Records

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Arts
4:35 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Playhouse in the Park Presents: "Shrek The Musical"

Playhouse in the Park is one of the first amateur theatres in the country to be awarded a contract for Shrek the Musical, based on the film that started it all.

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Arts
4:33 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Murray Art Guild's 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Project

The Murray Art Guild and partners host a 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Project to benefit Needline of Murray and Calloway County Friday. Guild Director Debi Danielson is here with Nicole Schmittou, representing MSU Nutrition students cooking the soup that will go in the bowls after they are made. Debi describes the project - an effort to fight hunger needs in the community. The bowls are made by local artists and volunteers - all are welcome. A fundraising event is then held, where the bowls are sold as a donation. This event is Friday, (October 18) from 7 to 10 pm at the Murray Art Guild. See more on the Murray Art Guild website.

Culture
4:08 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

A Historical Ghost Walk in the Murray Cemetery

Sons of Confederate Veterans member Sandy Forrest stops by our studio to talk about Saturday's (October 19) Ghost Walk and Historical Tour of the Murray City Cemetery, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, during which Civil War era Confederate soldiers and local citizens tell their stories. See more about the Kentucky Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Arts
4:58 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Paducah's Market House Theatre Turns 50

Paducah's Market House Theatre has a birthday party today (October 14) at 5:30 pm, celebrating 50 years in the community. The event is open to cast members, back stage volunteers, employees, former employees, ushers, youth program participants, season ticket holders, and anyone who just loves Market House. Kate Lochte speaks with Executive Director Michael Cochran about the milestone, more about the celebration, and what the next 50 years will bring for the theatre and the community. See more at mhtplay.com.

Join the party on their Facebook page!

Arts
3:14 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Prairie Home Favorites Robin & Linda Williams Play Glema Mahr

Singers/songwriters Robin & Linda Williams, part of A Prairie Home Companion's ensemble, perform Tuesday, October 15th at 7:30 p.m. at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts at Madisonville Community College. They're celebrating the release of their new album "Back 40" on this tour of eleven venues. Kate Lochte spoke with the couple about "Back 40", working with Garrison Keillor, songwriting, and 2 songs from this new collection.

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Arts
2:44 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Joe Castillo Demonstrates 'Visual Magic' with "SandStory"

Credit joecastillo.com

The Marshall County Arts Commission presents "SandStory" with Joe Castillo this Saturday (October 19th) at 7 p.m. in the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts Center of Marshall County High School in Benton. Castillo reached the finals in NBC's America's Got Talent last September. See Joe Castillo's work in action at his website.

See his Sand Art titled "Never Forget" after the jump:

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Society
4:53 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Madisonville Chamber Director on the I-69 Development Conference

Kate Lochte speaks with Hopkins County-Madisonville Chamber Director Lee Lingo about its upcoming I-69 Kentucky Development Conference presented by Rogers Group. The purpose of the Conference, presented by Rogers Group, Inc. is to help communities prepare for the economic benefits and transitions of the I-69 Corridor that is a planned 55 mile freeway overlapping portions of I-24 and the Western Kentucky Parkway, to improve trade and travel across western Kentucky. The Conference is on Tuesday, October 15, from 8:30 am to 5 pm at the Ballard Convention Center in Madisonville. Click here to find out more about the event and how to participate.

Arts
4:25 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Enjoy an Entertaining Gala at Murray State's Taste of the Arts

We talk with Tina Bernot about Murray State’s Taste of the Arts event supporting the College of Humanities and Fine Arts on October 17. She outlines the (mostly) sold-out event and a few items of interest that will be in the silent auction, including unique pieces from the recently razed Ordway Hall. The evening encourages an appreciation and support of the music and arts programs at Murray State. See more information on Murray State's Roundabout Newsletter.

Culture
3:58 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

How to Judge A Country Ham

Credit Trigg County Ham Festival, Facebook

Kate Lochte speaks with Dr. Gregg Rentfrow of the UK Extension Faculty about how to judge country hams. The 37th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival takes place this weekend and many people are bringing hams for judging. Dr. Rentfrow talks about the criteria: confirmation, which is the overall shape of the ham, how plump it is, and whether it has a pleasing shape - like a classic teardrop; workmanship, the ability to clean the ham up - extra curing, mold (yes, mold! he explains this), etc.; and color and aroma! See more about the Trigg County Country Ham Festival on Facebook.

Puppies Sound Good
3:50 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Calloway

Today we met Calloway, this month's featured adoptable puppy at the Humane Society of Calloway County. Calloway is a retriever/husky mix who needs a loving home. She was very sweet and sleepy at WKMS, and a little shy making her radio debut. She's seven weeks old and is one of a litter of six. She'll be a medium to large size dog when she's fully grown. See more information about her on Petfinder.com (where she's listed as a boy!).

See more at the Humane Society of Calloway County website.

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