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 21, 2013

11:04 AM
The Brightest Lights
Artist : King Charles, Mumford & Sons
Album : LoveBlood
Label : Universal Republic Records
11:07 AM
I Was Gonna Marry You
Artist : Tristan Prettyman
Album : Cedar + Gold
Label : Capitol Records, LLC
11:10 AM
Hypocritical Kiss
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records
11:13 AM
Live and Die
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Carpenter
Label : Universal Republic Records
11:28 AM
Born with a Broken Heart
Artist : The David Wax Museum
Album : Everything is Saved
Label : David Wax Museum
11:30 PM
Many the Miles
Artist : Sara Bareilles
Album : Little Voice
Label : Sony Music Entertainment
11:38 AM
Move Like U Stole It
Artist : ZZ Ward
Album : Til the Casket Drops
Label : Hollywood Records, Inc.
11:44 AM
All You Need is Love
Artist : Grace Potter
Album : All You Need is Love - Single
Label : Hollywood Records, Inc.
11:47 AM
Hold On
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Hold On - Single
Label : ATO Records, LLC
11:51 AM
Skin and Bone
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : Arrow
Label : Partisan Records LLC, KFR, Heartless Bastards
11:55 AM
Come to My Window
Artist : Melissa Etheridge
Album : Yes I Am
Label : The Island Def Jam Music Group
11:58 AM
All My Belongings
Artist : New West Guitar Group
Album : Round-Trip Ticket
Label : Summit Records, Inc.
12:04 PM
Bare
Artist : Matt Nathanson
Album : Beneath These Fireworks
Label : Universal Records
12:07 PM
Dad’s Gonna Kill Me
Artist : Richard Thompson
Album : Live Warrior
Label : Beeswing Records
12:14 PM
I’m Shakin’
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records
12:17 PM
Voices will Fight
Artist : Joseph Arthur
Album : Junkyard Hearts
Label : Real World Records, Ltd.
12:23 PM
I Will
Artist : Brandi Carlile
Album : Give Up the Ghost
Label : Sony Music Entertainment
12:26 PM
The Story I Heard
Artist : Blind Pilot
Album : 3 Rounds and A Sound
Label : Expunged Records
12:31 PM
Hologram
Artist : Katie Herzig
Album : Apple Tree
Label : Marion-Lorraine Records
12:36 PM
Synesthesia
Artist : Andrew McMahon
Album : The Pop Underground EP
Label : Left Here Music
12:41 PM
Pictures of You
Artist : The Cure
Album : Galore
Label : Elektra Entertainment Group
12:45 PM
Wow and Flutter
Artist : April Smith & The Great Picture Show
Album : Songs for a Sinking Ship
Label : Little Roscoe
12:49 PM
Hand Me Down
Artist : The Wallflowers
Album : Collected: 1996-2005
Label : Interscope Records
12:52 PM
Paris (Ooh La La)
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Label : Hollywood Records, Inc.
12:55 PM
Classy Girls
Artist : The Luineers
Album : The Lumineers - Album
Label : The Lumineers
12:58 PM
Walking On The Sidewalk
Artist : Lullatone
Album : Elevator Music
Label : Lullatone

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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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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!

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