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

August 20, 2013

11:05 AM
The Old Apartment
Artist : Barenaked Ladies
Album : All Their Greatest Hits 1991-2001
Label : Reprise
11:08 AM
Last Goodbye
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album : Grace
Label : Sony
11:13 AM
Night Is The Day Turned Inside Out
Artist : Beulah
Album : The Coast Is Never Clear
Label : Velocette
11:28 AM
Feelin’ Alright
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : The Millennium Collection
Label : A&M
11:32 AM
Open The Door (To Your Heart)
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Born To Sing: No Plan B
Label : Blue Note Records
11:38 AM
Let My Love Open The Door
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Sweetheart 2005
Label : Live More Musically
11:44 AM
Holding Up The Sky
Artist : Buddy and Julie Miller
Album : Self Titled
Label : Shout Factory
11:47 AM
Woke Up This Morning (With My Mind On Jesus)
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Label : ANTI Records
11:50 AM
Let The Good Times Roll
Artist : Harry Nilsson
Album : Nilsson Schmilsson
Label : RCA
11:52 AM
Vampire Blues
Artist : Neil Young
Album : On The Beach
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:57 AM
Infatuation
Artist : Matt Nelson Trio
Album : Nostalgiamaniac
Label : Chicago Sessions
12:04 PM
North Side Gal
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : Signs & Signifiers
Label : Rounder
12:07 PM
She Ain’t Crazy
Artist : Frank & Mary Schaap
Album : If You Take Me Back
Label : Spray Records
12:27 PM
Locked Down
Artist : Dr. John
Album : Locked Down
Label : Nonesuch
12:32 PM
Shame, Shame
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Shame, Shame
Label : ANTI Records
12:37 PM
Just Like A Woman
Artist : Calexico & Charlotte Gainsbourg
Album : I'm Not There OST
Label : Sony
12:43 PM
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Abbey Road
Label : EMI
12:45 PM
Cursed Sleep
Artist : Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Album : The Letting Go
Label : Drag City
12:50 PM
Relatively Easy
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Southeastern
Label : Southeastern Records
12:55 PM
Sky Blue Sky
Artist : Wilco
Album : Sky Blue Sky
Label : Nonesuch

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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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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

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