Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays
Austin Carter
Tracy Ross

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 08, 2013

11:05 AM
Rollin’ & Tumblin’
Artist : Elmore James
Album : King Of The Slide Guitar
Label : Snapper UK
11:07 AM
First Time I Met The Blues
Artist : Buddy Guy
Album : Can't Quit The Blues
Label : Silvertone Records
11:10 AM
Decoration Day
Artist : Drive-By Truckers
Album : Decoration Day
Label : New West Records
11:15 AM
Pig In A Pen
Artist : Old and In The Way
Album : Self Titled
Label : Arista
11:25 AM
Coltrane Free
Artist : Son Volt
Album : The Search (Deluxe Edition)
Label : Transmit Sound/Legacy
11:29 AM
Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:33 AM
Very Loud
Artist : Shout Out Louds
Album : Howl Howl Gaff Gaff
Label : Capitol
11:37 AM
Ho Hey
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Self Titled
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:40 AM
Ashes To Ashes
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
Label : Virgin Records Us
11:45 AM
Ordinary World
Artist : Duran Duran
Album : Greatest
Label : Capitol
11:49 AM
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Artist : Tears For Fears
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Polygram UK
11:53 AM
Tears Of A Clown
Artist : The English Beat
Album : What Is Beat
Label : A&M Records
11:56 AM
I Ain’t Got Time
Artist : Fern Jones
Album : Oxford American 11th Edition Southern Music
Label : Oxford American
11:58 AM
Medley: Red Haired Boy, Crazy Fingers, Roanoke
Artist : Tony Trischka/Beppe Gambetta
Album : Alone & Together
Label : Alcazar
12:04 PM
Stuck In The Middle With You
Artist : Stealers Wheel
Album : Reservoir Dogs OST
Label : Mca
12:08 PM
Who Loves The Sun
Artist : The Velvet Underground
Album : Loaded
Label : Warner Strat. Mkt.
12:10 PM
Circles
Artist : Soul Coughing
Album : El Oso
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:13 PM
Wash Away
Artist : Matt Costa
Album : Songs We Sing
Label : Brushfire Records
12:25 PM
Pueblo Nuevo
Artist : Buena Vista Social Club
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
12:31 PM
Candy Man
Artist : Mississippi John Hurt
Album : Rediscovered
Label : Vanguard Records
12:34 PM
The Fat Man
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Piano Blues OST
Label : Columbia/Legacy
12:36 PM
Back in the Game
Artist : Syl Johnson with Hi Rhythm
Album : Back in the Game
Label : Delmark
12:41 PM
A Girl Like You
Artist : The Smithereens
Album : 11
Label : Capitol
12:46 PM
Long Black Veil
Artist : Mike Ness
Album : Cheating At Solitaire
Label : Time Bomb
12:50 PM
Rock Of Ages
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Your Daughters & Your Sons
Label : Sugarhill
12:53 PM
Train Song
Artist : Feist & Ben Gibbard
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:56 PM
Today’s Undertaking
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Post-War
Label : Merge Records

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Society
12:30 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

50 Years Later: Reflections on President Kennedy's Berlin Speech

On this day 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy gave his famous "ich bin ein Berliner" speech to West Berlin, underlying support for the West 22 months after Soviet-supported East Germany erected the Berlin Wall. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on this statement of US policy and its impact on the Cold War.

A few days ago in my American History class, I lectured on the early years of the Cold War of the late 1940s and early 1950s. With rapt attention, young Racer Nation listened to me drone on and on about the Berlin Airlift and the fact that the city would become what I called a “pregnant symbol” of the U.S.-Soviet conflict. 

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Food & Recipes
4:46 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Artisan Kitchens' Summer Recipes Sound Good

Credit artisankitchen.net

In our first installment of Summer Recipes Sound Good, David Jones of Artisan Kitchen cooks up some refreshing entrees, including a fresh Mediterranean chopped salad with cucumber and feta, a mango salsa with jalapeno, Italian bread salad and more. He talks about a cooking class opportunity at Artisan Kitchen and how to pick the perfect watermelon. Artisan Kitchen is located at 1704 Broadway in Paducah.

For more, visit ArtisanKitchen.net.

Arts
4:31 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Music @ MAC: Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three this Friday

Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three headline the next Music @ MAC, the music performance series at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah. Also playing is the Wheelhouse Rousters (Nathan Blake Lynn, Josh Coffey, Eddy Coffey). Performance is Friday, June 28, doors open at 6 and show starts at 7. Tickets are $15. Pokey LaFarge is a musician, songwriter, bandleader, entertaining, innovator, and preservationist. His music combines jazz, ragtime, country blues and western swing. He speaks with Kate Lochte and Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about his music and the upcoming performance.

More information and tickets available at MaidenAlleyCinema.org.

Arts
5:26 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

ROMP Music Fest Returns to Owensboro

Punch Brothers

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross welcomes ROMP Team member Chris Langdon of the International Bluegrass Music Museum to talk about this year's music festival. Be listening for the fabulous music lineup including The Punch Brothers, Merle Haggard,  Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and many others, at ROMP next Wednesday through Saturday in Owensboro’s Yellow Springs Park. Tickets are $45 for a single day, or $135 for the weekend. See more at RompFest.com.

Arts
12:33 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Three New One-Act Plays at Kenlake Twilight Theatre this Summer

A vacation highlight of our region is Twilight Theatre Productions' summer season at Kenlake State Resort Park. It opens this Friday night and features dinner and three new one-act plays by New Yorker Charles Messina, original works performed in professional production. There are Friday and Saturday night shows through August 2. Shirley T. Johnson is the sparkplug behind Twilight Theatre Productions. Her director is actor Charles Edward Hall, whose career started with Mrs Johnson and her husband Robert E. Johnson, for whom the theatre at Murray State University is named. Kate Lochte speaks with Charles Edward Hall.

More at the Twilight Theatre Productions website.

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Culture
2:50 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

A Preview of Murray's Freedom Fest 2013

Murray Tourism and Convention Center’s Executive Director Erin Carrico previews Murray’s Freedom Fest with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good. Freedom Fest kicks of Friday, June 28 with a street fair featuring vendors and a free outdoor concert by Matty McRee and Clarence Dobbins. Saturday's events include a parade, kid's activities, a 5k, and one of western Kentucky's largest fireworks displays. See more at TourMurray.com.

Education
1:38 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Kids Write Poetry & More at the Young Authors Camp

Young Authors Camp 2013 Group Photo
Brooke Lovett, Camp Director, Young Authors Camp

Last week, several children from across the region, between the ages of 8 and 12, came to the campus of Murray State University for the annual Young Authors Camp. These young authors practiced writing for fun in a variety of styles from poetry to fictional stories, skits, and more, under the direction of classroom instructors. For more about this year's Young Authors Camp, WKMS Youth Radio Producer Matt Markgraf speaks with Camp Director Brooke Lovett.

Recordings from the Young Author's Camp: 

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Arts
4:50 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

All About the Pine Knob Outdoor Theatre in Grayson County

We go to Pine Knob, Kentucky to meet Honus Shain whose Pine Knob Theatre, an outdoor show, has been running for 27 years now. He manages everything, including writing the plays. Tracy Ross speaks with Shain on Sounds Good about the history of the theatre, what's coming soon, and what to expect when you arrive. See more at pineknob.com.

Arts
4:41 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

What's New in "Variety! Music, Memories & More" at Badgett Playhouse

Grand Rivers’ Badgett Playhouse Director Bill Minihan joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk about what’s new in his series “Variety-Music, Memories & More.” We’ll also hear about his work building school classrooms, completed in the Village of Vijolom II (El Quiche region) with the support of the Playhouse patrons. See a schedule and more at GrandRiversVariety.com.

Arts
4:33 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Paducah Photo Exhibition at The Yeiser

Photo by Chan Kwok Hung, "Fearless" - 2011 Honorable Mention
Credit www.theyeiser.org

Yeiser Art Center Director Josh White speaks with Tracy Ross about The Paducah Summer Festival Photo Competition which has grown from a fledgling contest to Paducah Photo, the region's most prestigious annual photographic event. The show is on display this Saturday through August 3. According to the Yeiser website, the competition provides photographers with an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit. See more at The Yeiser's website.

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