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

October 01, 2013

11:04 AM
Ragged Wood
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sub Pop
11:09 AM
Over The Edge
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Build Me Up From Bones
Label : Sugar Hill
11:13 AM
You Don’t Own Me
Artist : Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott
Album : Memories And Moments
Label : Full Skies
11:17 AM
Sundown and Sorrow
Artist : The Gibson Brothers
Album : They Called It Music
Label : Compass Records
11:23 AM
Whole Heart
Artist : Cheyenne Mize
Album : Among The Grey
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:26 AM
Heart Hole
Artist : Cheyenne Mize
Album : Among The Grey
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:28 AM
Idle Wind
Artist : Tedeschi Trucks Band
Album : Made Up Mind
Label : SONY MASTERWORKS
11:33 AM
18th Of December
Artist : The Deep Dark Woods
Album : Jubilee
Label : Sugar Hill
11:37 AM
Satan And St. Paul
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : From The Ground Up
Label : Blue Dirt Records
11:54 AM
Devil’s Backbone
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sensibility Recordings/Columbia Records
11:57 AM
All My Belongings
Artist : New West Guitar Group
Album : Round-Trip Ticket
Label : Summit Records, Inc.
12:04 PM
The One You Should’ve Let Go
Artist : The Lone Bellow
Album : Self Titled
Label : DESCENDANT RECORDS
12:09 PM
Gallup, NM
Artist : The Shouting Matches
Album : Grownass Man
Label : Middle West
12:28 PM
I Believe
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Life's Rich Pageant
Label : Capitol
12:32 PM
The Truth
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : B-Room
Label : ANTI Records
12:36 PM
Devastate
Artist : Amanda Shires
Album : Down Fell The Doves
Label : Lightning Rod Rec.
12:40 PM
Pushin’ Against A Stone
Artist : Valerie June
Album : Pushin' Against A Stone
Label : Concord Records
12:46 PM
Viceroy’s Row
Artist : Elvis Costello & The Roots
Album : Wise Up Ghost
Label : Blue Note
12:51 PM
Flatlands
Artist : Mark Lanegan
Album : Imitations
Label : Vagrant Records
12:55 PM
Railroad Man
Artist : The Stray Birds
Album : Self Titled
Label : CD Baby

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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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Arts
2:38 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Hear Johnny Appleseed's Live Session on Sounds Good

Nashville-based country and western band Johnny Appleseed performed live in WKMS Studio B today on Sounds Good. They're on their way through the area ahead of a performance in St. Louis tonight. We heard a set of new music, including a few unreleased tracks and talked about the band's origins around the western swing sound.

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Arts
10:48 am
Fri June 20, 2014

A Preview of ROMP Fest 2014

ROMP, the bluegrass roots and branches festival returns to Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro next weekend, with headlining acts Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Sam Bush Band, Del McCoury Band, and many others. On Sounds Good, Chris Langdon, Promotions Director for the International Bluegrass Museum, previews the festival with Tracy Ross.

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Education
11:41 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Murray State Library Stocks Comics, Graphic Novels to Boost Reading

Credit Wikimedia Commons

Comics and graphic novels are more popular than ever thanks largely to successes in the film and television industry, with blockbusters like The Avengers and The Dark Knight. Murray State University Dean of Libraries Dr. Adam Murray and Owner/Operator of G's Comics in Murray Garrick Crump talk with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the university's 7-year-old effort to increase reading by bringing graphic novels into Waterfield Library and they pick some favorites, too.

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Arts
3:59 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

This Friday: Johnny Appleseed LIVE on Sounds Good

Nashville-based country and western band Johnny Appleseed will be live in WKMS Studio A for music and conversation in the Noon hour of Sounds Good on Friday, June 20. They're on their way through the area ahead of a performance in St. Louis that evening. We'll hear a set of new music, talk about some classic favorites, and learn about how the band originated around the western swing sound.

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Education
2:34 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Summer Activities and Book Lending at Calloway County Public Library

On today's Sounds Good, we welcome regular guest from Calloway County Public Library, Sandy Linn, with the latest on the range of activities the library this summer like Jim Gill's Contagious Tunes Tour, the 2014 Summer Reading Program and the Teen Creative Canvas Event. They also talk about the book lending service. 

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Culture
12:46 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Tonight: BBC Films Paducah Square Dance For Doc

Tonight, a BBC film crew will be in Paducah to shoot part of a documentary about Southern music. Specifically, they'll be visiting a square dance, and it just so happens that the person who organized the BBC's visit is the one person to talk to if you want to know anything about Southern music or Southern culture: Dirt Daubers and Shack Shakers frontman J.D. Wilkes. Todd Hatton speaks with the musician, author, and filmmaker about how he got the BBC's attention.

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Arts
11:42 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Steep Canyon Rangers Play Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville Tonight

The Steep Canyon Rangers often tour with Steve Martin, notably on A Prairie Home Companion, won "Entertainers of the Year" from the International Bluegrass Music Association, and recently received a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, for "Nobody Knows You."  Tonight, the Pennyroyal Arts Council presents "A Night With the Steep Canyon Rangers" at the Alhambra Theater. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with the band's banjo player, vocalist and songwriter Graham Sharp.

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Arts
4:14 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Kelsey Waldon Plays Acoustic Set on Sounds Good

Today on Sounds Good, Ballard County native Kelsey Waldon performed live in WKMS Studio A. Rolling Stone Country recently named her among the "10 New Artists You Need to Know." Tracy Ross speaks with Kelsey about her hometown, Monkey's Eyebrow and how she got started, also the inspiration for some of her songs.

Hear the conversation and Kelsey's acoustic session:

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