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 28, 2013

11:00 AM
Bicycle Race
Artist : Queen
Album : Greatest Hits
Label :
11:03 AM
Magic Bus
Artist : Who
Album : Greatest Hits
Label :
12:12 PM
Bus Stop
Artist : Hollies
Album :
Label :
12:15 PM
Last Train To Clarksville
Artist : The Grascals
Album : The Famous Lefty Flynn's
Label : Rounder / Umgd
12:18 PM
Through the Window of a Train
Artist : Blue Highway
Album : Through the Window of a Train
Catalog : Rounder 0594
Label : Rounder
12:21 PM
Move It On Over
Artist : Hank Williams
Album : The Ultimate Collection
TrackNumber : 4
Label :
12:24 PM
Carefree Highway
Artist : Gordon Lightfoot
Album : Sundown
ReleaseYear : 1974
Label :
12:27 PM
Band on the Run
Artist : Paul McCartney & Wings
Album : Band on the Run
Catalog : 32946
ReleaseYear : 1973
Label : Capitol/EMI
12:32 PM
Midnight Train to Georgia
Artist : Gladys Knight and the Pips
Album : 70's R&B
Label : Universal Music
12:37 PM
BRING IT ON HOME TO ME
Artist : SAM COOKE
Album : THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC
Label : RCA
12:45 PM
king of the road
Artist : dean martin
Album : forever cool
Label : capitol
12:47 PM
Back to Paducah
Artist : Legendary Shack-Shakers
Album : Hunkerdown with Th' Legendary Shack-Shakers
Label : Spinout
12:50 PM
Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics...)
Artist : Waylon Jennings
Album : The Essential Waylon Jennings
Label :
12:53 PM
You Ain’t Going Nowhere
Artist : Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova
Album : I'm Not There soundtrack
Label : Columbia
12:56 PM
SPEED OF SOUND
Artist : COLDPLAY
Album : X&Y
Label : CAPITOL
1:01 PM
(don’t go back to) Rockville
Artist : REM
Album : Reckoning
Label : IRS
1:06 PM
O New England
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Always a Brides Maid (non-LP singles)
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Capitol/EMI
1:10 PM
Highway 61 Revisited
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Highway 61 Revisited
Composer : Bob Dylan
Label : Sony
1:13 PM
You Can’t Catch Me
Artist : Chuck Berry
Album :
ReleaseYear : 1955
Label :
1:16 PM
Four Strong Winds
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Comes a Time
Label : Reprise
1:20 PM
HE WENT TO PARIS
Artist : JIMMY BUFFETT
Album : A WHITE SPORT COAT AND A PINK CRUSTACEAN
Label : MCA RECORDS
1:24 PM
White Limousine
Artist : Duncan Sheik
Album : White Limousine
Label : Zoe Records
1:28 PM
Fly Me to the Moon
Artist : Frank Sinatra
Album : Sinatra Reprise: The Very Good Years
Catalog : W2 26501
Label : Reprise
1:31 PM
Come Back Baby
Artist : Buddy Holly
Album : The complete Buddy Holly / Clovis, New Mexico and On To New York
Catalog : 80000
Label : MCA Records

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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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Society
3:49 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

West Kentucky Easter Seals Enhance Regional Childcare with "The Lily Pad"

Credit Easter Seals West Kentucky, Facebook

Kate Lochte speaks with West Kentucky Easter Seals President and CEO Danny Carroll about a new project underway. The organization is in the first stages of implementing a Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Program, called "The Lily Pad," providing enhanced childcare to Western Kentucky families with children facing complex medical issues.

Society
3:40 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Preserving Kentucky's Historic Cemeteries

Kate Lochte speaks with Ann Johnson of the Kentucky Historical Society about their Cemetery Preservation Program. They have recently added two new services, thanks to grant funds from the Steele-Reese Foundation: KHS' Pioneer Cemetery Program and its Adopt-A-Cemetery Program. Cemeteries dating prior to 1842 are considered "pioneer" and if so designated will be marked and dedicated as such. Click here to learn more about KHS Cemetery Preservation

Society
2:57 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Folk Singer Peter Yarrow Addresses Bullying in 'Operation Respect' Presentation at MSU

Peter Yarrow
Credit Phil Konstantin, Wikimedia Commons

Murray State’s Kentucky Center for School Safety Resource Center hosts a free workshop on training and curriculum on bullying and violence prevention next Wednesday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Curris Center.  Registration is open until Friday at kysafeschools.org for this “Operation Respect Workshop.”  Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Murray fame founded Operation Respect and will appear in concert in Wrather Auditorium at 6:30 p.m., also on April 10.  Kate Lochte speaks with Operation Respect education director Mark Weiss.

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Culture
2:49 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

'Stitch Like An Egyptian' at Quilt Week in Paducah

EGYPTIAN APPLIQUE ART #95 - MOHAMED IBRAHIM
Credit www.americanquilter.com

Tens of thousands of visitors will be in our region to view the contemporary art of quilting in a myriad of styles, methods, and materials during the AQS Quilt Show and Contest in Paducah the 24th through the 27th of April. Among these visitors will be two men from Cairo, Egypt who will be demonstrating their art of applique’, making works on the spot, exhibiting their textile art and selling works as well. Next we meet the woman who paved the way for these artisans to have access to the American marketplace. Kate Lochte interviews Jenny Bowker.

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Arts
2:52 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

MSU Alumnus Premieres Western Horror Film 'Revelation Trail' at Maiden Alley Cinema

Revelation Trail, Daniel Van Thomas as The Preacher
Revelation Trail/Living End Productions, LLC

Murray State and WKMS alumnus John Gibson, now a member of the Northern Kentucky University faculty, visits with Tracy Ross about the upcoming premiere of his project of passion, the western horror movie Revelation Trail at Maiden Alley Cinema. The film was shot largely in western Kentucky and southern Illinois, and involves a cast and crew of several Murray State alumni and local residents. In an event sponsored by Golden Cat Productions and Shandies of Paducah, the film will premiere on April 12, at Maiden Alley Cinema.

See showtimes and ticket information at MaidenAlleyCinema.com.

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