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

November 08, 2012

11:05 AM
Down in Memphis
Artist : Booker T. Jones
Album : The Road from Memphis
Label : Anti
11:08 AM
When The Night Comes
Artist : Dan Auerbach
Album : Keep It Hid
Label : Nonesuch
11:13 AM
Silver Lining
Artist : Rilo Kiley
Album : Under The Blacklight
Label : Warner/Reprise/Maverick
11:28 AM
Besame Mucho
Artist : Andy Reiss, Ranger Doug, Bobby Durham
Album : The Art of the Archtop
Label : Archtop Records
11:33 AM
Usted
Artist : Besame Mucho, Andy Reiss, Ranger Doug, Bobby Durham
Album : The Art of the Archtop
Label : Archtop Records
11:42 AM
Chief Sitting Bull
Artist : Keith Little
Album : Distant Land To Roam
Label : Copper Creek
11:44 AM
Hard Times Come Again No More
Artist : Jim Wood & Terra Nova
Album : Self Titled
Label : self released
11:55 AM
God’s Own Singer
Artist : The McKendrees
Album : He Leadeth Me
Label : self released
12:05 AM
Man Gave Names To All The Animals
Artist : Tim O’Brien
Album : Red On Blonde
Label : Sugarhill
12:09 AM
Give Back The Key To My Heart
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : Anodyne
Label : Rhino
12:12 AM
I Should Have Known Better
Artist : She & Him
Album : Volume One
Label : Merge Records
12:35 PM
If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
Artist : Sting
Album : The Dream of the Blue Turtles
Label : A&M
12:39 PM
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Self Titled
Label : Xl Recordings
12:44 PM
As Ugly As I Seem
Artist : The White Stripes
Album : Get Behind Me Satan
Label : Warner Brothers
12:48 PM
Stop Your Knockin’
Artist : Curley Money & His Rolling Ramblers
Album : Oxford American Southern Sampler 12
Label : Oxford American
12:51 PM
Reelin’ In The Years
Artist : Steely Dan
Album : The Definitive Collection
Label : Geffen Records
12:55 PM
Hang Loose
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Label : Ato Records

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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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Society
2:27 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Local United Way Making Impact on Poverty

Credit iStockPhoto

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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