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 04, 2013

11:00 AM
Blew Out the Walls
Artist : ALO
Album : Sounds Like This
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12:51 PM
Say So
Artist : Allen Stone
Album : Allen Stone (Album)
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12:51 PM
Boom Boom
Artist : Big Head Todd and The Monsters
Album : Beautiful World
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12:51 PM
Set Fire to the Rain (feat. Stick Figure)
Artist : Josh Heinrichs
Album : Set Fire to the Rain (Single), Cover
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12:52 PM
Call Him Daylight
Artist : Hiss Golden Messenger
Album : Poor Moon
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12:52 PM
I Will Love You
Artist : Summer Twins
Album : Summer Twins (Album)
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12:53 PM
On The Radio
Artist : Regina Spektor
Album : Begin to Hope
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12:53 PM
One Silver Dollar
Artist : Marilyn Monroe
Album : Marilyn Monroe 50th Anniversary Album
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12:54 PM
Vermelho
Artist : Vanessa Da Mata
Album : Multishow Ao Vivo Vanessa da Mata
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12:54 PM
Boils
Artist : Cody Chestnutt
Album : Plague Songs
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12:54 PM
Hang Loose
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
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12:55 PM
Gimme The Frosty Plate
Artist : Niles Philips
Album : Rejunction
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12:59 PM
Venice
Artist : The Lighthouse and The Whaler
Album : This is an Adventure
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1:05 PM
The Impression That I Get
Artist : The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Album : 90's Rock Number 1's
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1:06 PM
The Way
Artist : Fastball
Album : All The Pain Money Can Buy
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12:25 PM
Step Right Up
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Small Change
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1:29 PM
Right Place Wrong Time
Artist : Dr. John
Album : In The Right Place
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1:35 PM
Dance With Me
Artist : Bobby McFerrin
Album : Bobby McFerrin (Album)
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1:36 PM
Long Hot Summer Days
Artist : Sara Watkins
Album : Sara Watkins (Album)
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1:50 PM
Deer Creek Canyon
Artist : Sera Cahoone
Album : Deer Creek Canyon (Album)
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1:50 PM
Fisherman
Artist : The Peach Kings
Album : Handsome Moves
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1:51 PM
Uptight (Everything’s Alright)
Artist : Stevie Wonder
Album : Best Of/20th Century
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12:56 PM
Life’s A Happy Song Finale
Artist : The Muppets
Album : The Muppets (Movie Soundtrack)
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12:57 PM
Snow Bound
Artist : Alphonse Mouzon
Album : Mind Transplant
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Society
2:27 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Local United Way Making Impact on Poverty

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The United Way of Paducah McCracken County is engaging in work visioned in the Impact Poverty Study. Executive Director Ashley Wright updates Paducah Rotary this week and WKMS listeners on the work underway and the progress made thus far.

See more at United Way of Paducah's website.

Arts
1:21 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Chefs Duel at Kenlake State Resort Park

Please note: Due to technical difficulties during the interview, we boosted amplitude levels in post-production.

Shirley T. Johnson of Twilight Theatre Productions is putting on "Two Kentucky Dueling Chefs" at Kenlake State Resort Park on Friday, April 12 at 6 p.m. The chefs prepare full dinners of two different cuisines in front of you. Reservations are due to 270-436-2399 by Wednesday, April 10. 

Sports
4:25 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Sports Psychology Addresses Performance Issues in High Profile Athletes

Next week, our region has the opportunity to hear the Head of Sport Psychology of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Next Wednesday, April 3, Sean McCann speaks at 7 p.m. in Murray State’s Wrather Auditorium for “The Dr. and Mrs. Gary and Sharon Brummer Colloquium Series in Psychology.” Dr. McCann’s presentation is titled “Performing Under Pressure: Learning how to execute when it matters most."

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Education
4:19 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

MSU Regional Youth Leadership Program Focuses on Participatory Citizenship

Carmen Garland coordinates a new leadership program for eighth graders. It is called the Regional Youth Leadership Program of MSU's Regional Outreach K12 Connect initiative, and it focuses on participatory citizenship. She spoke with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

Business
4:12 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Helping Local Innovators Access Federal Finance Assistance

Loretta Daniel directs the Innovation and Commercialization Center at Murray State. Seminars in Murray and Hopkinsville this week provide innovators wanting to start small businesses access to federal financial assistance, and it is less complicated than it sounds, because lots of help is provided. She spoke with Kate in the studio during Sounds Good.

WKMS Contest
10:26 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Congratulations to Becca Kilby, Winner of our Singer/Songwriter Invitational!

UPDATE: Congratulations to Becca Kilby, winner of the WKMS Sounds Good Singer/Songwriter Invitational! With roughly 340 votes tallied, she's going to the Dylan concert having received 160 votes. Jeff Finley came in second with 90 votes. Thanks to everyone for voting! Hear the winning song and the finalists below.

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Arts
11:41 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Meet Megan Nesbit, new Executive Director of the Janice Mason Art Museum

Kate Lochte meets Megan Nesbit, Executive Director of the Janice Mason Art Museum in Cadiz. She talks about how she came to the region, the history of the museum, and how exhibits are orchestrated. Megan also talks about an upcoming exhibit featuring middle and high school art in Trigg County and how students and art teachers are able to accomplish creative works with limited resources.

Education
11:29 am
Tue March 26, 2013

CLUE Conference Addresses Risk Prevention and Management of Community Health Issues

Kelly Kleinhans, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Human Services at Murray State talks with Kate Lochte about MSU's upcoming CLUE Conference (April 4-6). CLUE stands for Collaborative Learning and Unlimited Excellence. The conference addresses a multidisciplinary approach to risk prevention and management of community health issues. It's designed to bring together community stakeholders, academics, and professionals to generate solutions to current problems associated with risk prevention and management across environments.

Culture
1:14 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Trigg County Civil War Days at Lake Barkley State resort Park

Gary Polete joins us from the grounds of Lake Barkley State Resort Park where Trigg County Civil War Days are underway through Sunday. Highlights include artillery night fire at dark tonight and Saturday, a ladies tea under the camp tent at 11 Saturday, a Blue and Gray Camp Ball from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and a re-enacted battle with cavalry and artillery at 1 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Organizer Polete expects about 300 re-enactors in full costume unless cold weather deters.

Society
1:11 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Revitalizing the Higgins House and Other Murray Main Street Projects

Deana Wright visits Sounds Good Friday to give an update on work on revitalizing the Higgins House just west of the Murray Calloway County Public Library on Main Street. Wright says that Main Street is looking at about $200,000 in repairs before "the pretty" work begins to convert the hundred year old home into public spaces, particularly for social gatherings involving fewer than 50 attendees. Also, learn more about the 100 Year Anniversary of the County Court House on the Murray square to be celebrated on May 7.

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