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 18, 2014

11:05 AM
That’s How Strong My Love Is
Artist : Paul Rodgers
Album : The Royal Sessions
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Savoy Label Group
11:08 AM
Sensitive Man
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : The Old Magic
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:11 AM
Talk Me Down
Artist : Willy Mason
Album : Carry On
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Communion Records
11:24 AM
High Hopes
Artist : Bruce Springsteen
Album : High Hopes
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Columbia
11:28 AM
Got My Mind Set On You
Artist : George Harrison
Album : Cloud Nine
ReleaseYear : 1987
Label : Capitol
11:32 AM
I Was Made For Sunny Days
Artist : The Weepies
Album : Be My Thrill
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Nettwerk Records
11:35 AM
Tight Rope
Artist : Leon Russell
Album : Carney
ReleaseYear : 1972
Label : The Right Stuff
11:42 AM
Milwaukee
Artist : The Both
Album : The Both
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : SuperEgo Records
11:46 AM
In A Big Country
Artist : Big Country
Album : Through A Big Country
Label : Universal Uk/Zoom
11:50 AM
The Shouting Matches
Artist : I Need A Change
Album : Grownass Man
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Middle West
11:55 AM
Funk Underneath
Artist : Roland Kirk
Album : Kirk's Work
Label : Prestige
12:05 PM
Shuggie
Artist : Foxygen
Album : We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Jagjaguwar
12:08 PM
Ziggy Stardust
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Best of Bowie
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Parlophone
12:21 PM
Inside The Molecules
Artist : Chad VanGaalen
Album : Soft Airplane
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Sub Pop
12:25 PM
Take Five
Artist : Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers
Album : Natural Boogie
ReleaseYear : 1974
Label : Alligator Records
12:28 PM
Angels Laid Him Away
Artist : Lucinda Williams
Album : Avalon Blues: A Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : Vanguard Records
12:32 PM
Will He Be Waiting For Me?
Artist : Sarah Harmer
Album : I'm A Mountain
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Zoe Records
12:36 PM
Baby
Artist : She & Him
Album : Volume 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Merge Records
12:41 PM
Coltrane Free
Artist : Son Volt
Album : The Search
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Transmit Sound/Legacy
12:45 PM
Uncle Albert/ Admiral Halsey
Artist : Paul McCartney
Album : Ram
Label : Hear Music
12:50 PM
No Man’s Land
Artist : Sufjan Stevens
Album : The Avalanche
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Asthmatic Kitty
12:54 PM
Lazy Wonderland
Artist : Broken Bells
Album : After the Disco
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Columbia

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Arts
5:26 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

ROMP Music Fest Returns to Owensboro

Punch Brothers

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross welcomes ROMP Team member Chris Langdon of the International Bluegrass Music Museum to talk about this year's music festival. Be listening for the fabulous music lineup including The Punch Brothers, Merle Haggard,  Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and many others, at ROMP next Wednesday through Saturday in Owensboro’s Yellow Springs Park. Tickets are $45 for a single day, or $135 for the weekend. See more at RompFest.com.

Arts
12:33 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Three New One-Act Plays at Kenlake Twilight Theatre this Summer

A vacation highlight of our region is Twilight Theatre Productions' summer season at Kenlake State Resort Park. It opens this Friday night and features dinner and three new one-act plays by New Yorker Charles Messina, original works performed in professional production. There are Friday and Saturday night shows through August 2. Shirley T. Johnson is the sparkplug behind Twilight Theatre Productions. Her director is actor Charles Edward Hall, whose career started with Mrs Johnson and her husband Robert E. Johnson, for whom the theatre at Murray State University is named. Kate Lochte speaks with Charles Edward Hall.

More at the Twilight Theatre Productions website.

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Culture
2:50 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

A Preview of Murray's Freedom Fest 2013

Murray Tourism and Convention Center’s Executive Director Erin Carrico previews Murray’s Freedom Fest with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good. Freedom Fest kicks of Friday, June 28 with a street fair featuring vendors and a free outdoor concert by Matty McRee and Clarence Dobbins. Saturday's events include a parade, kid's activities, a 5k, and one of western Kentucky's largest fireworks displays. See more at TourMurray.com.

Education
1:38 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Kids Write Poetry & More at the Young Authors Camp

Young Authors Camp 2013 Group Photo
Brooke Lovett, Camp Director, Young Authors Camp

Last week, several children from across the region, between the ages of 8 and 12, came to the campus of Murray State University for the annual Young Authors Camp. These young authors practiced writing for fun in a variety of styles from poetry to fictional stories, skits, and more, under the direction of classroom instructors. For more about this year's Young Authors Camp, WKMS Youth Radio Producer Matt Markgraf speaks with Camp Director Brooke Lovett.

Recordings from the Young Author's Camp: 

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Arts
4:50 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

All About the Pine Knob Outdoor Theatre in Grayson County

We go to Pine Knob, Kentucky to meet Honus Shain whose Pine Knob Theatre, an outdoor show, has been running for 27 years now. He manages everything, including writing the plays. Tracy Ross speaks with Shain on Sounds Good about the history of the theatre, what's coming soon, and what to expect when you arrive. See more at pineknob.com.

Arts
4:41 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

What's New in "Variety! Music, Memories & More" at Badgett Playhouse

Grand Rivers’ Badgett Playhouse Director Bill Minihan joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk about what’s new in his series “Variety-Music, Memories & More.” We’ll also hear about his work building school classrooms, completed in the Village of Vijolom II (El Quiche region) with the support of the Playhouse patrons. See a schedule and more at GrandRiversVariety.com.

Arts
4:33 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Paducah Photo Exhibition at The Yeiser

Photo by Chan Kwok Hung, "Fearless" - 2011 Honorable Mention
Credit www.theyeiser.org

Yeiser Art Center Director Josh White speaks with Tracy Ross about The Paducah Summer Festival Photo Competition which has grown from a fledgling contest to Paducah Photo, the region's most prestigious annual photographic event. The show is on display this Saturday through August 3. According to the Yeiser website, the competition provides photographers with an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit. See more at The Yeiser's website.

Arts
4:16 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Locally Produced Horror Film 'Lucid' Premieres in Madisonville

Tracy Ross speaks with PJ Woodside of Big Biting Pig Productions, announcing the world-premiere of Lucid, a new nightmare of a film that Woodside wrote and directed, opening Friday, June 21 at Madisonville’s Ballard Convention Center. Their seventh film features Bill "Leatherface" Johnson from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 and tells the story of a woman with increasingly disturbing and violent dreams seeking help from a sleep therapist known for his controversial treatments. Her experience plummets her into the dark depths of her subconscious, grasping for sanity.

Trailer:

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Education
4:20 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

MSU College of Education Hosts 2010 Teacher of the Year

Credit www.sarahbrownwessling.org

Murray State’s College of Education hosts the 2010 National Teacher of the Year Sarah Brown Wessling of Iowa for its Harry M. Sparks Lecture Friday, June 14 at 4:30 p.m. Wessling spoke with Kate Lochte about her career, today on Sounds Good. See more about Wessling's work on her website.

Environment
4:15 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Celebrate Wildlife This Saturday at LBL's Nature Station

Credit www.lbl.org

LBL Naturalist John Pollpeter spoke with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good today about the 50th Anniversary Wildlife Celebration at the Woodlands Nature Station this Saturday. The event will have puppet shows, live animal demonstrations - including eagle encounters, games and crafts, and a special visit by Smokey Bear.  See more about this event and other happenings at LBL

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