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

May 20, 2013

11:05 AM
Travis County
Artist : Gary Clark Jr.
Album : Blak and Blu
Label : Warner Bros.
11:08 AM
Drunken Hearted Boy
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : The Fillmore Concerts
Label : Island / Mercury
11:16 AM
Whiskey Runs Thicker Than Blood
Artist : Carrie Rodriguez
Album : Give Me All You Got
Label : Ninth Street Opus
11:31 AM
People Got A Lotta Nerve
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Middle Cyclone
Label : ANTI Records
11:33 AM
Don’t Swallow The Cap
Artist : The National
Album : Trouble Will Find Me
Label : 4AD Records
11:40 AM
The Kid
Artist : Ben Nichols
Album : The Last Pale Light In The West
Label : Rebel Group
11:46 AM
Love Reign O’er Me (live)
Artist : Betty LaVette
Album : Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
Label : ANTI Records
11:51 AM
Get Up!
Artist : Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
Album : Get Up!
Label : Stax
11:57 AM
Three Dollar Bill
Artist : The Shouting Matches
Album : Grownass Man
Label : Middle West
12:05 PM
After Mardi Gras
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West Records
12:19 PM
Hopeful
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast In Its Tracks
Label : Pytheas Recoridngs
12:24 PM
Fooled With The Wrong Guy
Artist : Beulah
Album : Yoko
Label : Velocette
12:28 PM
Midnight At The Movies
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Midnight At The Movies
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:32 PM
I Remember You
Artist : Eilen Jewell
Album : Queen Of The Minor Key
Label : Signature Records
12:35 PM
On and On and On
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia
12:41 PM
Methamphetamine
Artist : Old Crow Medicine Show
Album : Tennessee Pusher
Label : Nettwerk Records
12:46 PM
Little Talks
Artist : Of Monsters And Men
Album : My Head Is An Animal
Label : Universal Republic
12:50 PM
Who You Gonna Take?
Artist : Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Album : Love Has Come For You
Label : Rounder
12:53 PM
Gawd Above
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : From The Ground Up
Label : Blue Dirt Records
12:57 PM
A Kiss Before I Go
Artist : Ryan Adams & The Cardinals
Album : Jacksonville City Lights
Label : Lost Highway

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Society
4:00 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Author of "Black & White in a Multi-Colored America" Holds Book Signing at MSU

Monday, April 22, nurse Galileo Simmons is at a book-signing at Murray State University's Bookstore from 11 to 2. When she was 14, Galileo's mom, Freeda J. Simmons-McMillan said that Galileo would publish books, but would not necessarily have written them. When Freeda sustained fatal injuries in a freak car accident, Galileo resolved to publish the collection of her mother's journals about what she'd learned about people through her own nursing career. And so she has: Black & White in a Multi-Colored America Volume 1 is available now from West Bow Press. She spoke with Kate Lochte over the phone today on Sounds Good.

Arts
3:51 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

"Pickin' for the Playhouse," Renovation Benefit at Murray Theatre

One of the region's first outdoor music festivals is set for tomorrow at Murray's Playhouse in the Park. Two PIP volunteers, Erica Mehta and Stephen Keene, joined Sounds Good to speak about "Pickin' for the Playhouse." Playhouse in the Park Community Theatre in Murray hopes to renovate its restroom facilities and lobby with proceeds from a bluegrass/Americana festival Saturday, April 20, featuring a bill of five performances from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. See more at the Playhouse in the Park website.

Society
11:41 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Rotary Club of Cadiz Fundraising for Community Youth and Seniors

Trigg County Schools Superintendent Travis Hamby with WKDZ General Manager Beth Mann
Credit cadizrotary.org

Please Note: We were only able to record the second half of this interview.  

Cadiz Rotary Auction Chair Dr. Shae Godwin updates us on the final day of the fundraiser seeking to raise $200,000 for the youth and senior citizens of Trigg County. Every year, Trigg County Rotarians raise money for youth and senior activities in the community, including the Trigg County Ambulance Service Toys for Tots, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Senior Nutritional Assistant Program, etc. Learn more about the auction and how to give at the Cadiz Rotary website.

Good Reads Kids
2:32 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Good Read: Dodger by Terry Pratchett

We continue our occasional series previewing good reads for young adults from Katherine Farmer, Coordinator of the Racers Children's Preview Collection at Murray State University. This week's recommended read is Dodger, by Terry Pratchett, a 2013 Printz Honor recipient for young adults that The New York Times describes as "a masterwork from a treasure and hero of a writer... that will delight you."

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Arts
2:26 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Turning an Old Church into a Spa in Market House Play "Hallelujah Girls"

Credit mhtplay.com

This weekend, the "feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia," are on stage at Paducah's Market House Theatre's production of "The Hallelujah Girls", a joyful comedy written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, authors of "The Dixie Swim Club". Yesterday, Kate Lochte spoke with "Hallelujah Girls" director Bonnie Daniels.

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Culture
5:02 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

PSO's Amy Sanders Previews the 2013 LowerTown Arts & Music Festival

The 2013 LowerTown Arts and Music Festival is just around the corner and Amy Sanders of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra's staff shares the rundown on the music line-up during Sounds Good. The festival runs from May 17-19 on 7th and Madison in Paducah. WKMS will be broadcasting live on the evening of Friday, May 17th. More information about that coming soon! Click here to see festival news and the complete schedule.

Education
4:56 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

NPR Morning Edition Co-Host David Greene Comes to Murray April 25

Michael Robinson joins us on Sounds Good. His winning Murray High School speech team benefits from a speaking engagement on April 25th in Murray that bring's NPR's Morning Edition co-host (and former Murray resident) David Greene to Murray. Click here for more information about the visit.

Arts
4:52 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

MSU Theatre Presents Irish Comedy "She Stoops to Conquer"

MSU Theatre presents Oliver Goldsmith's "She Stoops to Conquer or The Mistakes of a Night" this weekend in Robert E. Johnson Theatre. The production is an Irish comedy by Oliver Goldsmith, about a young lady posing as a serving girl to win the heart of a shy young gentleman. Deceits stack up into hilarious twists and turns over the course of a single evening. Faculty director Matthew Crider previews the show on Sounds Good.

Sports
4:06 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

PADD's Emily Clime Previews Purchase Area Senior Games

Purchase Area Development District's Emily Clime joins us for the second hour of Sounds Good with information about the Purchase Area Senior Games, May 6th through the 10th, the first step in qualifying for the Kentucky State Senior Games in Frankfort in September.

Arts
4:03 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

MSU Director of Bands Previws 19th Annual Provost's Concert

Dennis Johnson at WKMS

Murray State University Director of Bands Dennis Johnson join us on Sounds Good to preview the 19th Annual Provost's Concert, this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium and includes guest trumpet artist Joe Burgstaller and a premiere of a composition by MSU's Dr. Michael D'ambrosio.

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