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 27, 2013

11:05 AM
Blue Skies Again
Artist : Jessica Lea Mayfield
Album : Tell Me
Label : Nonesuch
11:08 AM
Sailing On
Artist : Derek Trucks Band
Album : Songlines
Label : Sony
11:12 AM
Central Two-O-Nine
Artist : Robert Plant
Album : Band Of Joy
Label : Rounder
11:15 AM
Run Away
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Follow Me Down
Label : Sugarhill
11:21 AM
The Picture
Artist : Son Volt
Album : The Search
Label : Transmit Sound/Legacy
11:24 AM
Keep On Running
Artist : The Spencer Davis Group
Album : Best Of
Label : EMI Special Products
11:40 AM
(I Love The Sound Of) Breaking Glass
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Quiet Please...The New Best of Nick Lowe
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:44 AM
Bad Liver And A Broken Heart
Artist : Hayes Carll
Album : Trouble In Mind
Label : Lost Highway
11:48 AM
Ruby
Artist : The Black Lillies
Album : Runaway Freeway Blues
Label : Attack Monkey Productions/ North Knox Records
11:53 AM
Jessica
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : A Decade Of Hits 1969-1979
Label : Polydor/Universal
12:04 PM
See The World
Artist : Gomez
Album : How We Operate
Label : ATO Records
12:08 PM
The Weight
Artist : The Band
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Capitol
12:26 PM
Won’tcha Please Don’t Do It
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Self Titled
Label : Third Man Records
12:29 PM
Lasidan
Artist : Ry Cooder & Ali Farka Toure
Album : Talking Timbuktu
Label : Hannibal
12:35 PM
Bottom Of The World
Artist : Alejandro Escovedo
Album : Big Station
Label : Fantasy
12:38 PM
Come On, Illinois
Artist : Houndmouth
Album : From The Hills Below The City
Label : Rough Trade Us
12:43 PM
Daydreamer
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : From The Ground Up
Label : Blue Dirt Records
12:48 PM
Snake Eyes
Artist : Ryan Bingham
Album : Roadhouse Sun
Label : Lost Highway
12:53 PM
Holy Ghost
Artist : Low
Album : The Invisible Way
Label : Sub Pop
12:56 PM
Not Even Stevie Nicks
Artist : Calexico
Album : Feast Of Wire
Label : Quarterstick

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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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