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

April 08, 2013

11:05 AM
Two Hearts Down
Artist : The Black Lillies
Album : 100 Miles Of Wreckage
Composer : Cruz Contreras
Label : North Knox Records / Attack Monkey Productions
11:08 AM
Walkin’ Blues
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Without A Net
Composer : Robert Johnson
Label : Grateful Dead/Rhino
11:14 AM
New Orleans
Artist : Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprise
Album : What About That: New Year's Eve in Bloomington
Composer : Robert Bradley
Label : KUFALA Recordings
11:33 AM
The Patriotic Flag Waiver
Artist : Dr. John
Album : Trah La La La Louisiana: Oxford American
Composer : Mac Rebennack
Label : Oxford American
11:37 AM
Don’t Look Twice
Artist : Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
Album : Get Up!
Composer : Ben Harper
Label : Stax
11:42 AM
Diga Diga Doo
Artist : Sligo Creek Stompers
Album : Vital Mental Medicine
Composer : Jimmy McHugh
Label : CD Baby
11:45 AM
Precious Little Miracles
Artist : Todd Snider
Album : Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
Composer : Todd Snider
Label : Aimless Records
11:48 AM
Don’t Make Me Hold Your Hand
Artist : Lake Street Dive
Album : Self Titled
Composer : Lake Street Dive
Label : Signature Sounds
11:54 AM
Nightmares
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : Beast In Its Tracks
Composer : Josh Ritter
Label : Pytheas Recoridngs
11:58 AM
Tired Of Fighting
Artist : The Menahan Street Band
Album : Make The Road By Walking
Composer : Menahan Street Band
Label : Daptone
12:04 PM
Absolutely Sweet Marie
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Blonde On Blonde
Composer : Bob Dylan
Label : Sony
12:09 PM
Goodnight Irene
Artist : Eric Clapton
Album : Old Sock
Composer : Huddie 'Lead Belly' Ledbetter
Label : Bushbranch / Surfdog
12:35 PM
The Road To Ensenada
Artist : Lyle Lovett
Album : The Road To Ensenada
Composer : Lyle Lovett
Label : Mca
12:39 PM
Just Breathe
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Heroes
Composer : Eddie Vedder
Label : Sony Legacy
12:43 PM
Forever
Artist : Roky Erickson with Okkervil River
Album : True Love Cast Out All Evil
Composer : Roky Erickson
Label : Anti
12:49 PM
Song For Leigh
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : Heaven
Composer : The Walkmen
Label : Fat Possum
12:52 PM
Gardening at Night
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Murmur
Composer : Bill Berry / Peter Buck / Mike Mills / Michael Stipe
Label : I.R.S. Records
12:56 PM
Hotel Yorba
Artist : The White Stripes
Album : White Blood Cells
Composer : Jack White / Meg White
Label : Warner Bros.

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Culture
2:30 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

"Explore Kentucky's Diverse Fiddling Traditions" at MCLIB's 'Evenings Upstairs'

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MCLIB's next Evenings Upstairs program on March 21 at 7 pm is titled "Explore Kentucky's Diverse Fiddling Traditions." John Harrod has been performing over forty years as he brings old music to new generations. Because of its location between major routes of western migration, Western Kentucky became a melting pot of culture in the 18th and 19th centuries. Harrod explores the region's musical roots and gives a preview on Sounds Good.

Education
1:29 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Carson Center Class Acts Series: Where in the World is the Symphony?

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Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The Carson Center in Paducah presents the Paducah Symphony Orchestra in performance for the second time in its Class Acts Education Series. 3rd through 6th graders are going to hear a concert featuring the music of Bizet, Beethoven, Copland, and many more. PSO Artistic Director and Conductor Raffaele Ponti tells us more about the show and the instrument "petting zoo" feature. Click here for more information.

Puppies Sound Good
12:04 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Lady and Kenai

Kenai's first adventure is to WKMS!

Puppies Sound Good second Wednesdays monthly on WKMS. Kathy Hodge from the Humane Society of Calloway County brought in two very sweet and cuddly dogs today. Lady is a Pekingese Mix, and a recent mother. Her puppies turn 8 weeks old today! She was curious about the radio station, adventurous but calm and happily greeted everyone she met. Kenai is a baby Dachshund/Beagle Mix who was a little nervous when he first came up, but it was his first adventure. He loved being cuddled and fell asleep in Todd's arms during the conversation. Both dogs need loving homes. Here's more information about them and about how to adopt:

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Education
2:57 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Lone Oak High School Senior Competes in Poetry Out Loud Championship

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Jazmyne Lilly, Senior from Lone Oak High School, competes in the state Poetry Out Loud Championship in Frankfort Tuesday, March 12.  She is one of three seniors from our region among seventeen finalists for the opportunity to represent the Commonwealth in national competition.  She previews her recitation of a Carl Sandburg poem for us.

Sports
2:39 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Meet Leva Bates, Madisonville Native, MSU Graduate and Professional Wrestler

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Kate Lochte continues our series of interviews with young people of western Kentucky who are finding success in major markets. This time we meet professional wrestler Leva Bates, former Madisonville resident, Madisonville high school graduate, and Murray State University graduate. She made her professional debut in 2006, and has since won the CCW Women's Championship, SCW Women's Championship, and USCW Women's Championships. In 2012, Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked her among the 50 best female singles wrestlers. Initially, Leva attended FXE Wrestling School to become a manager, but was informed by her teachers that she wasn't a manager, she was a wrestler.

Culture
2:26 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Dancing, Crafts, Food and Fun at the Hopkinsville International Festival

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On Sounds Good, we welcomed Yasamin Ausenbaugh,Director of Christian County Cares 2015. She outlined the events of the International Festival in Hopkinsville at the JEB Convention Center, March 15 & 16. featuring international foods, a global village, international performers from Indian to American, performing Tribal Belly Dance to the Nyama Drum Ensemble. The performers come from the Global Education Center in Nashville. Click here for more information about the festival.

Education
12:20 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Childrens Author Lin Oliver Comes to Madisonville

Lin Oliver Interview
Theo Baker Interview

Lin Oliver is the author of the Who Shrunk Daniel Funk series, and the co-author, with Henry Winkler, of the bestselling Hank Zipzer series. She is a writer and producer of movies, books, and television series for children and families. The co-founder and executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and sons. On Sounds Good, we learned more about the event in Madisonville with Lin and fellow writer Theo Baker. Visit her at linoliver.com.

Education
5:00 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Parenthood Project: Reading to Your Child

Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd (left) with Dr. Sharon Gill (right)

In the second interview of the WKMS Parenthood Project, WKMS Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd interviews Dr. Sharon Gill of Murray State's Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, about the importance of reading to your child.

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Arts
4:56 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Folk Musician Peter Yarrow to Speak at Murray State

Joe Baust, Murray State professor emeritus, education, hosts Peter Yarrow of the famed folk group Peter, Paul and Mary for a 2 hour free concert in Wrather Hall on April 10 at 6:30 p.m. Yarrow travels spreading the word about his non-profit, Operation Respect, which works to assure each child and youth a respectful, safe and compassionate climate of learning where their academic, social and emotional development can occur free of bullying, ridicule and violence. Joe spoke to Kate Lochte about the upcoming event, during Sounds Good.

Arts
11:27 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Meet Jazz Pianist, Paducah Native, Jon Cowherd

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Kate Lochte continues our series of interviews with young people of western Kentucky who are finding success “out there” in major markets.  This time we meet a co-founder of the Brian Blade Fellowship Band, Jon Cowherd.

Pianist Jon Cowherd is a member of jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson's band, and his instrumental work has graced albums by the likes of Rosanne Cash, Lizz Wright, Iggy Pop, Marc Cohn, Mark Olson and Victoria Williams. He tours with Ms. Wilson, Rosanne Cash and also his Fellowship Band, which he co-founded with percussionist /bandleader Brian Blade with whom he discovered musical brotherhood while both were students at Loyola University in New Orleans. 

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