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

May 10, 2013

11:00 AM
I’m Walkin’
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Walking to New Orleans
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11:10 AM
Memories Are Made of This
Artist : Dean Martin
Album : Dino: The Essential Dean Martin
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11:15 AM
Graduation Day
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:20 AM
Dance With Me
Artist : The Drifters
Album : The Singles Collection
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11:25 AM
Honey Don’t
Artist : Carl Perkins
Album : The Legendary Sun Classics
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12:56 PM
Mary Ann
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
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12:56 PM
Sincerely
Artist : The Moonglows
Album : Great Doo-Wop Classics
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11:35 AM
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : Elvis' Gold Records Vol. 2
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11:40 AM
Moments to Remember
Artist : The Four Lads
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:45 AM
Time
Artist : Lefty Frizzell
Album : Look What Thoughts Will Do
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11:50 AM
Lollipop
Artist : The Chordettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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11:55 AM
Let the Good Times Roll
Artist : Shirley and Lee
Album : Aladdin '52-'59
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11:59 AM
Hold It
Artist : Bill Doggett
Album : All His Hits
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12:04 PM
It’s All in the Game
Artist : Tommy Edwards
Album : 50 of the Greatest Number 1 Hits of the 50's
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12:08 PM
P.S. I Love You
Artist : The Hilltoppers
Album : My Treasure
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12:10 PM
Little Darlin’
Artist : The Diamonds
Album : The Best of the Diamonds
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12:14 PM
Queen of the Hop
Artist : Bobby Darin
Album : Queen of the Hop
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12:17 PM
Get a Job
Artist : The Silhouettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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12:17 PM
My Special Angel
Artist : Bobby Helms
Album : Super Hits from 1957
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12:29 PM
Why Don’t You Believe Me
Artist : Joni James
Album : The Fabulous Fifties, Vol. 4
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12:32 PM
Searchin’
Artist : The Coasters
Album : Choice Oldie Cuts
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12:35 PM
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Artist : Jimmie Rodgers
Album : The Best of Jimmie Rodgers
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12:38 PM
It’s Just a Matter of Time
Artist : Brook Benton
Album : 20 Greatest Hits
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12:44 PM
Cry Me A River
Artist : Julie London
Album : Her Name is Julie
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12:45 PM
Witch Doctor
Artist : David Seville
Album : It Was Great in '58
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12:50 PM
Rip It Up
Artist : Little Richard
Album : Greatest Gold Hits
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12:52 PM
You Upset Me Baby
Artist : B.B. King
Album : Classic Masters
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12:55 PM
Catch A Falling Star
Artist : Perry Como
Album : Magic Moments: Greatest Hits of Perry Como
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12:57 PM
Ram-Bunk-Shush
Artist : Bill Doggett
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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

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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.

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