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

August 13, 2013

11:05 AM
Lookin’ For A Job
Artist : Todd Snider
Album : The Devil You Know
Label : New Door Records
11:08 AM
Seven Sisters
Artist : The Shouting Matches
Album : Grownass Man
Label : Middle West
11:11 AM
Off And Running
Artist : James McMurtry
Album : Where'd You Hide The Body
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
11:15 AM
Born At The Right Time
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : The Essential Paul Simon
Label : Sony Legacy
11:39 AM
Won’tcha Please Don’t Do It
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Self Titled
Label : Third Man Records
11:42 AM
Never Go Back
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : The Lion The Beast The Beat
Label : Hollywood Records
11:45 AM
Hey Rose
Artist : Houndmouth
Album : From The Hills Below The City
Label : Rough Trade Us
11:50 AM
Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?
Artist : Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants
Album : All Hat & No Cattle
Label : Side One Dummy
11:54 AM
Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor
Artist : The Wood Brothers
Album : Loaded
Label : Blue Note Records
11:58 AM
Ain’t Nothing Like You (Hoochie Coo)
Artist : Blakroc
Album : Self Titled
Label : BlakRoc
12:04 PM
Grandma’s Hands
Artist : Willie Nelson & Mavis Staples
Album : To All The Girls...
Label : Legacy Recordings
12:07 PM
Waiting For A Miracle
Artist : Jerry Garcia Band
Album : GarciaLive Volume Two: August 5th, 1990 Greek Theatre
Label : Ato Records
12:14 PM
Two Hands
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972
Label : Omnivore Recordings
12:17 PM
Devil’s Backbone
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sensibility Recordings/Columbia Records
12:31 PM
Joy To You Baby
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast In Its Tracks
Label : Pytheas Recordings
12:36 PM
I Don’t Want Love
Artist : The Antlers
Album : Burst Apart
Label : Frenchkiss
12:39 PM
Fireproof
Artist : The National
Album : Trouble Will Find Me
Label : 4AD Records
12:44 PM
Sidewalk
Artist : The Hilltops
Album : Oxford American Music Issue #13-Mississippi Blues
Label : Oxford American
12:47 PM
Raymaker
Artist : Cheyenne Mize
Album : Among The Grey
Label : Yep Roc Records
12:51 PM
Dirty Paws
Artist : Of Monsters And Men
Album : My Head Is An Animal
Label :
12:56 PM
Complicated Situation
Artist : Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Album : Howl
Label : RCA Records Label

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Business
5:42 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Rebuilding West Liberty, 2 Years After Deadly Tornado

Allen Bolling, NOAA

On March 2, 2012, the eastern Kentucky coal town of West Liberty was hit by an EF-3 tornado, which caused extensive damage to its downtown area, destroying homes and businesses, killing six people and injuring 75. Former two-term Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller joins us on Sounds Good to talk about a project to rebuild the town. (Click through to see videos of the tornado)

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Sports
5:19 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Kids Participate in Triathlon at Noble Park

Rehab Associates in Paducah is organizing their 11th annual Mercy Pediatrics Kids Triathlon July 12, where kids between the ages of 7 and 14 compete in swimming, bicycling and running at Noble Park in Paducah in an effort to encourage youth fitness. On Sounds Good, Kate speaks with Amy Peal of Rehab Associates about the event.

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Arts
4:09 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Touring Youth Choir Performs at Murray State Tonight

Credit summitchoralsociety.org

Tonight at 7:30, the Summit Touring Children's Choir from Akron, Ohio will be presenting a free concert in the Performing Arts Hall (Old Fine Arts Building) at Murray State University. The choir is made of students from 2nd-10th grade. Dr. Amy Aucoin, Associate Professor of Music, stops by Sounds Good to preview the concert.

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Arts
4:00 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Cadiz Author Captures High School World in Novel 'Small Forces'

Cadiz resident Mike Conver's novel Small Forces captures a credible high school world of kids, parents, and teachers dealing with learning disabilities, drug dealers and retirement- focused administrators. Kate speaks with the educator-turned-author about his new book on Sounds Good.

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Arts
3:34 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

This Saturday 'Sink Your Teeth' Into This Locally-Produced Vampire Film

Madisonville-based filmmaker PJ Woodside of Big Biting Pig Productions joins us on Sounds Good ahead of the premiere of their new film "The Caretakers," this Saturday at the Ballard Convention Center. The film tells the story of an aging caretaker for a powerful vampire hunting down a rogue half-breed vampire while training two apprentices. Kate Lochte speaks with Woodside about the locally-produced film.

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Arts
12:50 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

"The Middle Ground" A Civil War Story Being Filmed in Western Kentucky

"A tale of two brothers, wrapped up in circumstances that could have only ever happened in Kentucky."

The Middle Ground is a Civil War era film set and currently being shot in western Kentucky - primarily in Owensboro and Madisonville. We met the filmmakers on Sounds Good, with Murray State connections: Director/Writer Dallas Lee Blanton, Actors/Producers Angela Yonts and Nathan Austin. Featuring actors and extras from western Kentucky, the film includes a reenactment of the Battle of Sacramento and a on-location shoot in a homestead from the era.

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Government
12:25 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Paris Native Retires After Three Decades in US Navy, His Life & Career

Force Master Chief Russell Mason (left) relieves Force Master Chief Cash Caldwell as the senior enlisted as the senior enlisted advisor to Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, at a June 6 retirement ceremony for Caldwell at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Credit U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Khor/Released

Submarine Force Pacific Fleet's Force Master Chief Cash Caldwell, raised in Paris, Tennessee, has retired after a three decades in the U.S. Navy. He joins us during Sounds Good to talk about his career -- lauded with a Legion of Merit Award.

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Arts
10:57 am
Tue June 24, 2014

What We're Cookin' for 4th of July Weekend

Celebrate 4th of July weekend with special programming on WKMS! Here's a rundown of what we're airing. (More to be added soon)

THURSDAY JULY 3 SPECIALS:

Jive House Funky 4th of July - (9 p.m.)

Join hosts John McMillen and Brad Robertson for a funky 4th of July featuring Ray Charles, Ike & Tina Turner, Syl Johnson, Rufus Thomas, Johnny Otis, Curtis Mayfield and many others! We'll start the fireworks for the whole weekend on Jive House!

FRIDAY JULY 4 SPECIALS: 

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Environment
2:18 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

JPF Hosts Sustainability Workshops, Starting with Rain Barrels

Do you have a rain barrel in your backyard?
Credit Jackson Purchase Foundation, Facebook

The Jackson Purchase Foundation is hosting a series of summer conservation workshops, environmentally friendly things one can do in and around their home. Their workshops begin June 26 with a course on how to set up and properly use a rain barrel. Four Rivers Watershed Watch Coordinator Maggie Morgan joins us on Sounds Good with more about the workshops and the mission of JPF.

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Arts
1:59 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Paducah Artist Exhibits Mobile Phone Photography at Tribeca Gallery

Paducah photographer C. Todd Birdsong showcases his work at Tribeca Restaurant's gallery through August 3 in downtown Paducah. On Sounds Good, he speaks with Kate Lochte about his work in the medium of mobile phone photography and his take on observing both beautiful moments and the every day through the modern lens.

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