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

June 28, 2013

11:00 AM
Bicycle Race
Artist : Queen
Album : Greatest Hits
Label :
11:03 AM
Magic Bus
Artist : Who
Album : Greatest Hits
Label :
12:12 PM
Bus Stop
Artist : Hollies
Album :
Label :
12:15 PM
Last Train To Clarksville
Artist : The Grascals
Album : The Famous Lefty Flynn's
Label : Rounder / Umgd
12:18 PM
Through the Window of a Train
Artist : Blue Highway
Album : Through the Window of a Train
Catalog : Rounder 0594
Label : Rounder
12:21 PM
Move It On Over
Artist : Hank Williams
Album : The Ultimate Collection
TrackNumber : 4
Label :
12:24 PM
Carefree Highway
Artist : Gordon Lightfoot
Album : Sundown
ReleaseYear : 1974
Label :
12:27 PM
Band on the Run
Artist : Paul McCartney & Wings
Album : Band on the Run
Catalog : 32946
ReleaseYear : 1973
Label : Capitol/EMI
12:32 PM
Midnight Train to Georgia
Artist : Gladys Knight and the Pips
Album : 70's R&B
Label : Universal Music
12:37 PM
BRING IT ON HOME TO ME
Artist : SAM COOKE
Album : THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC
Label : RCA
12:45 PM
king of the road
Artist : dean martin
Album : forever cool
Label : capitol
12:47 PM
Back to Paducah
Artist : Legendary Shack-Shakers
Album : Hunkerdown with Th' Legendary Shack-Shakers
Label : Spinout
12:50 PM
Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics...)
Artist : Waylon Jennings
Album : The Essential Waylon Jennings
Label :
12:53 PM
You Ain’t Going Nowhere
Artist : Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova
Album : I'm Not There soundtrack
Label : Columbia
12:56 PM
SPEED OF SOUND
Artist : COLDPLAY
Album : X&Y
Label : CAPITOL
1:01 PM
(don’t go back to) Rockville
Artist : REM
Album : Reckoning
Label : IRS
1:06 PM
O New England
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Always a Brides Maid (non-LP singles)
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Capitol/EMI
1:10 PM
Highway 61 Revisited
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Highway 61 Revisited
Composer : Bob Dylan
Label : Sony
1:13 PM
You Can’t Catch Me
Artist : Chuck Berry
Album :
ReleaseYear : 1955
Label :
1:16 PM
Four Strong Winds
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Comes a Time
Label : Reprise
1:20 PM
HE WENT TO PARIS
Artist : JIMMY BUFFETT
Album : A WHITE SPORT COAT AND A PINK CRUSTACEAN
Label : MCA RECORDS
1:24 PM
White Limousine
Artist : Duncan Sheik
Album : White Limousine
Label : Zoe Records
1:28 PM
Fly Me to the Moon
Artist : Frank Sinatra
Album : Sinatra Reprise: The Very Good Years
Catalog : W2 26501
Label : Reprise
1:31 PM
Come Back Baby
Artist : Buddy Holly
Album : The complete Buddy Holly / Clovis, New Mexico and On To New York
Catalog : 80000
Label : MCA Records

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Society
4:33 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Cool Off at an Ice Cream Social in Paris

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First Bank vice president and Downtown Paris Association president Kathy Ray visited Sounds Good Wednesday to share the news about DPA's "Cool Treats, Classic Cars and Crazy Contests" event Saturday, July 27th from 3 to 6 p.m. around the Henry County Courthouse Square. Hear all about this fundraiser for the Caring Hearts Fund and DPA, including details on the ice-cream eating challenges and the frozen t-shirt contest. See more at visitdowntownparis.com.

Education
4:30 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Audio Profile: Governor's Scholars Class

Murray State, Bellarmine College, and Morehead State campuses host the 2013 class of Governor's Scholars, a summer residential program for outstanding rising seniors in Kentucky high schools. The office of the Governor, the Kentucky State Legislature, and private enterprise provide financial support so students attend at no charge. The program has grown from about two hundred students at one location in 1983 to over a thousand at three locations this year. The program's core curriculum includes a focus area, or major, general studies, and seminars. Dr. Bella Ezumah of the Murray State Department of Journalism and Mass Communications brought her 18 student class to WKMS and we created this audio portrait together.

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Education
4:25 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Murray State Launches New Management Degree Program

Murray State's Teresa Betts joined Kate Lochte on Sounds Good today. She’s the assistant professor in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Business Administration who will take the lead in rolling out Murray’s new degree program in logistics and supply chain management that meshes with WKCTC’s degrees in Logistics and Operations Management or Business Administration. They also discussed how the expansion of the Panama Canal influenced this program, and what the implications of the expansion are for the community.

Arts
4:08 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Quilt City Showdown Pits Paducah Improv Teams

The Quilt City Showdown pits Paducah Improv teams in smart comedic performance at the Carson Center Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Improv team Terry Little, Audra Todd, and Stacy Smith give us a taste of the action on Sound Good. Billed as a 'no holds barred comedy cage match,' two improv groups will face-off in a high energy, game show format, with the grand prize being 'a hand-crafted trophy constructed of 24 carat gold, Hornbill Ivory, and Amazonian rosewood.' The show is in the Myre River Room, tickets are $5. Click here for more information.

Culture
3:48 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

MSU Archaeologist on New Findings at Poverty Point

Credit Poverty Point State Historic Site, Facebook

Tracy Ross speaks with Anthony Ortmann, Murray State Archaeologist, contributing to new thinking about the prehistoric earthworks at Poverty Point. These were built about 3500 years ago on the edge of the Mississippi floodplain in northeastern Louisiana. One of the mounds stands 72-feet high and has a base almost the size of 10 football fields. They speak about how Anthony came to work at Poverty Point and why the site is historically significant, also, new findings and research about the site. Click here for more about Poverty Point and how to visit.

Environment
3:35 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Ky Association for Environmental Education Hosts Networking Opportunity at Lake Barkley

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Kate Lochte speaks with Ashley Hoffman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, about enrollment for a conference at Lake Barkley in mid-September. The annual KAEE conference is designed to make connections across disciplines and age groups in the state of Kentucky with the common goal of working to build a sustainable environment through education. Conference strands include environmental education in practice and an in-depth look at skills related to environmental issues. Click here for more information.

Sports
4:17 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

'An Evening of Excellence' with Ray Lewis at MCHS

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Two-time NFL Defensive Player of the year and 12 time Pro Bowler Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens headlines “An Evening of Excellence” at the new McCracken County High School August 17. MCHS Football Coach Jack Haskins Kate Lochte more about it during Sounds Good. Lewis is involved in charitable activities, including his own Ray Lewis 52 Foundation, providing personal and economic assistance to disadvantaged youth. Click here for information on how to attend.

Education
4:03 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

MSU Thoroughbred Academy Offers High School Students Discounted College Credit

Murray State Associate Provost Renae Duncan speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about a pilot program this fall called Thoroughbred Academy, involving Trigg and Christian County students earning college credits at reduced cost. The program will allow high school juniors take classes at MSU's Hopkinsville campus at a cost of $150 per course. Duncan says this could save incoming students potentially thousands of dollars in tuition. 

Society
3:23 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

All About MCLIB's Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale

MCLIB Book Sale 2012
Credit Facebook

Kate Lochte is joined by Friends of the McCracken County Library President Jenni Boyarski on Sounds Good. They talk about the library's book sale Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. The sale will feature books, cds, and visual material, located at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 211 S. 21st St. On Friday, the sale runs from 9 am to 7 pm, and Saturday runs from 9 am to 1 pm. Proceeds benefit the public library. Click here for more information about the Friends of the Library.

Environment
3:11 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

USGS Improving Understanding of New Madrid Fault Line

Credit USGS

Conversation with Bill Ellsworth
Conversation with Oliver Boyd

USGS Scientists Bill Ellsworth and Oliver Boyd join Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to speak about regional work involving earthquakes and the New Madrid Fault Line. Ellsworth’s research says injection-induced earthquakes are more prevalent than fracking induced earthquakes. Boyd explains the Missouri Bootheel aeromagnetic survey going on now, tracking seismic activity on certain areas of the fault and furthering research to learn about the faults and to better predict future earthquakes.

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