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 23, 2013

11:04 AM
I Hear Them All
Artist : Old Crow Medicine Show
Album : Big Iron World
Label : Nettwerk Records
11:07 AM
Breathless
Artist : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Album : The Lyre Of Orpheus
Label : ANTI Records
11:11 AM
Mr. Tambourine Man
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Bringing It All Back Home
Label : Sony
11:30 AM
Texarkana
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Out of Time
Label : Warner Bros.
11:33 AM
Lonesome Town
Artist : Ricky Nelson
Album : Pulp Fiction OST
Label : MCA
11:35 AM
She’s A Mystery To Me
Artist : Roy Orbison
Album : The Essential Roy Orbison
Label : Sony
11:41 AM
Skin And Bone
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : Arrow
Label : Partisan Records
11:45 AM
Moonshine
Artist : Vickie Vaughn
Album : EP
Label : self released
11:49 AM
Broken Hearted People
Artist : Ron Sexsmith
Album : This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark
Label : Icehouse Music
11:53 AM
The Jealous Kind
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : The Millennium Collection
Label : A&M
11:57 AM
Run For Your Life
Artist : Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Album : Unclassified
Label : WEA/Reprise
12:04 PM
If You Need Me
Artist : Solomon Burke
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:07 PM
The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)
Artist : Joe Tex
Album : Death Proof OST
Label : Maverick
12:10 PM
I Want To Break Free
Artist : Queen
Album : Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Label : Hollywood Records
12:14 PM
Heart On A String
Artist : Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Album : Here We Rest
Label : LIGHTNING ROD REC.
12:32 PM
Franklin’s Tower
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : One From The Vault
Label : Arista
12:40 PM
This Tornado Loves You
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Middle Cyclone
Label : ANTI Records
12:44 PM
More Adventurous
Artist : Rilo Kiley
Album : More Adventurous
Label : Brute/Beaute
12:47 PM
Clam, Crab, Cockle, Cowrie
Artist : Joanna Newsom
Album : The Milk-Eyed Mender
Label : Drag City
12:52 PM
Undertaker
Artist : The Moondoggies
Album : Don't Be A Stranger
Label : HARDLY ART
12:55 PM
Blunderbuss
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia

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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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Culture
5:11 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

New Exhibits at Paducah's Market House Museum

Credit www.hellolouisville.com

The Market House Museum in downtown Paducah opened new exhibits this past weekend and its director, Penny Baucum Fields, describes them on Sounds Good. The Market House Museum is located at 121 South 2nd Street in Market House Square, downtown Paducah. Their new hours are Tuesday through Saturday from Noon to 4 p.m. Click here for more on the Market House Museum website.

Puppies Sound Good
11:54 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Bella

Today we met Bella, a Beagle, Westie, and Pekingese mix. She was born on January 13th, 2013 with three siblings and is available for adoption from The Humane Society of Calloway County. She was very sweet to everyone at WKMS; loved to be held and played with. She got lots of treats because she did such a good job making her radio debut. 

Read more information about Bella on Petfinder.com.

Visit The Humane Society of Calloway County website for adoption details.

Arts
5:02 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

MSU English Student Organization has "A Way With Words"

Murray State English and Philosophy faculty member Carrie Jerrell is visits Kate on Sounds Good. recruiting for the English Student Organization’s poetry recitation event called “A Way With Words” on Monday, April 22, at 7:;30 p.m. in the Clara Eagle Gallery on campus.

Arts
4:55 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Playhouse in the Park Presents: "Driving Miss Daisy"

Actors Marci Edmonds and Joshua Jones performing a scene from the show

A perennial favorite opens at Murray’s Playhouse in the Park this week: "Driving Miss Daisy," by Alfred Uhry. The 1987 play centers around the relationship of an elderly white Southern Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her African American chauffeur, Hoke Colburn during the time period 1948 to 1973. Kate Lochte speaks with Director Katie Hamilton, and actors Marci Edmonds (Daisy) and Joshua Jones (Hoke) about the production.

Education
5:37 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio

Murray State’s Teacher Quality Institute’s Constance Alexander brings poetry to the studio on Sounds Good today. She’s produced Poetry Minutes for WKMS over the past several years. In the conversation, she reads some of the poems written by area school kids for the project, and talks about teaching poetry to kids, how to interpret something like a photo or painting using carefully constructed words.

Click here to listen to this year's Poetry Minutes.

Bonus: Here's last year's Poetry Minutes!

Environment
5:31 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Mapping the Pennyrile

Credit peadd.org

Last week, the Pennyrile Area Development District announced that a new set of letter-size county maps for its region is now available at its website: peadd.org. The person responsible for mapping is Jim Creighton, who is called a “data integrator,” and he spoke with Kate Lochte about his work.

Culture
4:25 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Cinema International Presents Cairo, IL Doc "Between Two Rivers"

Murray State's Cinema International is including "Between Two Rivers" the 2012 Documentary about Cairo, IL, in this week's features with a showing tomorrow night (first showing was Thursday night). Tim Johns is Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator, Jesse Stuart Fellowship, in the Department of English and Philosophy at Murray State and is becoming active with the Cinema International organization on campus.

Arts
4:19 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Interior Designer and Doodler Bill Ford Makes Art Show Debut

Credit billfordinteriors.com

Kate Lochte speaks with interior designer Bill Ford of Paducah. Saturday, April 13 from 4 to 8 pm, Gallery 1025, at 1025 Jefferson Street in Paducah, hosts the opening reception for Mr. Ford’s first art show, “Bill Ford: Signature Collection.” The show runs through May 25th. See more at Bill Ford's website.

Good Read Kids
3:58 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Good Read: The One and Only Ivan

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 The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate, a Newberry Winning book for ages 8 and up that School Library Journal describes as a must-have, that the characters will capture readers' hearts and never let go.

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