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 08, 2013

11:05 AM
Rollin’ & Tumblin’
Artist : Elmore James
Album : King Of The Slide Guitar
Label : Snapper UK
11:07 AM
First Time I Met The Blues
Artist : Buddy Guy
Album : Can't Quit The Blues
Label : Silvertone Records
11:10 AM
Decoration Day
Artist : Drive-By Truckers
Album : Decoration Day
Label : New West Records
11:15 AM
Pig In A Pen
Artist : Old and In The Way
Album : Self Titled
Label : Arista
11:25 AM
Coltrane Free
Artist : Son Volt
Album : The Search (Deluxe Edition)
Label : Transmit Sound/Legacy
11:29 AM
Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:33 AM
Very Loud
Artist : Shout Out Louds
Album : Howl Howl Gaff Gaff
Label : Capitol
11:37 AM
Ho Hey
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Self Titled
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:40 AM
Ashes To Ashes
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
Label : Virgin Records Us
11:45 AM
Ordinary World
Artist : Duran Duran
Album : Greatest
Label : Capitol
11:49 AM
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Artist : Tears For Fears
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Polygram UK
11:53 AM
Tears Of A Clown
Artist : The English Beat
Album : What Is Beat
Label : A&M Records
11:56 AM
I Ain’t Got Time
Artist : Fern Jones
Album : Oxford American 11th Edition Southern Music
Label : Oxford American
11:58 AM
Medley: Red Haired Boy, Crazy Fingers, Roanoke
Artist : Tony Trischka/Beppe Gambetta
Album : Alone & Together
Label : Alcazar
12:04 PM
Stuck In The Middle With You
Artist : Stealers Wheel
Album : Reservoir Dogs OST
Label : Mca
12:08 PM
Who Loves The Sun
Artist : The Velvet Underground
Album : Loaded
Label : Warner Strat. Mkt.
12:10 PM
Circles
Artist : Soul Coughing
Album : El Oso
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:13 PM
Wash Away
Artist : Matt Costa
Album : Songs We Sing
Label : Brushfire Records
12:25 PM
Pueblo Nuevo
Artist : Buena Vista Social Club
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
12:31 PM
Candy Man
Artist : Mississippi John Hurt
Album : Rediscovered
Label : Vanguard Records
12:34 PM
The Fat Man
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Piano Blues OST
Label : Columbia/Legacy
12:36 PM
Back in the Game
Artist : Syl Johnson with Hi Rhythm
Album : Back in the Game
Label : Delmark
12:41 PM
A Girl Like You
Artist : The Smithereens
Album : 11
Label : Capitol
12:46 PM
Long Black Veil
Artist : Mike Ness
Album : Cheating At Solitaire
Label : Time Bomb
12:50 PM
Rock Of Ages
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Your Daughters & Your Sons
Label : Sugarhill
12:53 PM
Train Song
Artist : Feist & Ben Gibbard
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:56 PM
Today’s Undertaking
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Post-War
Label : Merge Records

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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.

Arts
11:35 am
Thu April 11, 2013

AQS Co-Founder is 2013 Quilters Hall of Fame Inductee

Credit quiltershalloffame.net

Starting out with husband Bill as a publisher of books on collectibles, Meredith Schroeder co-founded the American Quilter's Society or AQS, and this year she is being inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame. They simply thought that quilts should be recognized as art. This notion changed both their business and their city. In late March Kate Lochte spoke with Meredith Schroeder to learn more.

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