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 30, 2013

11:05 AM
5-10-15 Hours
Artist : Ruth Brown
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:08 AM
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
Artist : Eels
Album : Useless Trinkets (1996-2006)
Label : Geffen Records
11:11 AM
I’d Rather Be Blind Cripple And Crazy
Artist : Derek Trucks Band
Album : Songlines
Label : Sony
11:15 AM
Good Song
Artist : Blur
Album : Think Tank
Label : Virgin Records Us
11:32 AM
Now That I Know
Artist : Devendra Banhart
Album : Cripple Crow
Label : Xl Recordings
11:37 AM
Cursed Sleep
Artist : Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Album : The Letting Go
Label : Drag City
11:45 AM
Sunshine Of Your Love
Artist : Cream
Album : Disraeli Gears
Label : Polydor / Umgd
11:49 AM
Behind Blue Eyes
Artist : The Who
Album : Who's Next
Label : Mca
11:52 AM
The Way The Whole Thing Ends
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : The Harrow & The Harvest
Label : Acony Records
11:59 AM
With A Little Help From My Friends
Artist : Nashville Mandolin Ensemble
Album : Bach, Beatles, Bluegrass
Label : Soundart Recordings
12:05 PM
As I Went Out One Morning
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : John Wesley Harding
Label : Sony
12:07 PM
Soul Man
Artist : Sam & Dave
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:10 PM
Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Don Covay
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:24 PM
Lovin’ In My Baby’s Eyes
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : Phantom Eyes
Label : RCA Victor
12:27 PM
Time Will Tell
Artist : Bob Marley
Album : Songs Of Freedom
Label : Island
12:31 PM
If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day
Artist : Chris Thomas King
Album : Hellhound On My Trail - The Songs of Robert Johnson
Label : Telarc
12:34 PM
Didn’t It Rain
Artist : Songs: Ohia
Album : Didn't It Rain
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:44 PM
Cherokee
Artist : Cat Power
Album : Sun
Label : Matador Records
12:49 PM
White Sky
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Contra
Label : XL Recordings
12:52 PM
Civilian Stripes
Artist : Divine Fits
Album : A Thing Called Divine Fits
Label : Merge Records
12:54 PM
Gone With The Wind
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : Billie's Best
Label : Polygram Records

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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.

Business
2:08 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

"A Pearl in the Storm" Author Speaks at Paducah Chamber Breakfast

World adventurer, humanitarian, and now, President of Spalding University in Louisville, Tori Murden McClure, speaks about her book "A Pearl in the Storm" for the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce 'Power in Partnership' Breakfast October 17. She was the first woman and first American to row solo across the Atlantic. She speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about her book, her travels, work as a humanitarian, and previews the upcoming event. See more on Tori Murden McClure's website.

Health
11:19 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Special Needs Folks Demonstrate Therapeutic Riding Saturday

Credit horsesinc.org

HORSES, Inc's name is actually an acronym:  Helping Others Reach Success using Equine Services.  It offers therapeutic horseback riding classes for people with physical, mental or emotional challenges.  Today we meet one of its Board Members, John Maldaner, to speak about the Boots & Bridles Competition Saturday at Carson Park in Paducah.  The all-day event is actually a celebration of the riders with a couple of participation events as well.
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Culture
3:41 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Preview of the 37th Annual Trigg County Ham Festival

Credit Trigg County Ham Festival, Facebook

WKDZ's Melissa Noel has the scoop on this weekend's 37th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival. UK Extension event organizers who started the Festival said they had to choose between hams and moonshine in celebrating a local product and they thought they ought to go with hams. Kate Lochte speaks with Melissa about the Trigg County tradition and this year's events, October 11 - 12 in downtown Cadiz. See more at hamfestival.com.

Culture
3:37 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

'Mormon Mama' Cookbook Author Seeks Pasta Day Recipe

Kate Lochte speaks with Shannon Smurthwaite, author of "Mormon Mama Italian Cookbook" on Sounds Good. They talk about her inspiration for writing the cookbook, capturing the recipes form her family heritage, and how her Mormon faith has influenced the writing. Shannon is looking for an original pasta recipe in honor of National Pasta Day October 17. Winners get a copy of the cookbook and are featured on her website myitalianmama.com
Sports
4:21 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Racer Football Update with 'Voice of the Racers' Neal Bradley

Neal Bradley

Tracy Ross speaks with "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley about the beginning of the football season. We're currently five games in, at 3 and 2. Tracy asks Neal if the Racers are in a better or worse position than predicted. They talk about the position in the OVC for the Racers and how other teams stack up. Near the end of the interview, Bradley talks about the year ahead for the MSU Racers Men's Basketball team. See more MSU sports at goracers.com.

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