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 23, 2013

11:04 AM
I Hear Them All
Artist : Old Crow Medicine Show
Album : Big Iron World
Label : Nettwerk Records
11:07 AM
Breathless
Artist : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Album : The Lyre Of Orpheus
Label : ANTI Records
11:11 AM
Mr. Tambourine Man
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Bringing It All Back Home
Label : Sony
11:30 AM
Texarkana
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Out of Time
Label : Warner Bros.
11:33 AM
Lonesome Town
Artist : Ricky Nelson
Album : Pulp Fiction OST
Label : MCA
11:35 AM
She’s A Mystery To Me
Artist : Roy Orbison
Album : The Essential Roy Orbison
Label : Sony
11:41 AM
Skin And Bone
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : Arrow
Label : Partisan Records
11:45 AM
Moonshine
Artist : Vickie Vaughn
Album : EP
Label : self released
11:49 AM
Broken Hearted People
Artist : Ron Sexsmith
Album : This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark
Label : Icehouse Music
11:53 AM
The Jealous Kind
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : The Millennium Collection
Label : A&M
11:57 AM
Run For Your Life
Artist : Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Album : Unclassified
Label : WEA/Reprise
12:04 PM
If You Need Me
Artist : Solomon Burke
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:07 PM
The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)
Artist : Joe Tex
Album : Death Proof OST
Label : Maverick
12:10 PM
I Want To Break Free
Artist : Queen
Album : Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Label : Hollywood Records
12:14 PM
Heart On A String
Artist : Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Album : Here We Rest
Label : LIGHTNING ROD REC.
12:32 PM
Franklin’s Tower
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : One From The Vault
Label : Arista
12:40 PM
This Tornado Loves You
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Middle Cyclone
Label : ANTI Records
12:44 PM
More Adventurous
Artist : Rilo Kiley
Album : More Adventurous
Label : Brute/Beaute
12:47 PM
Clam, Crab, Cockle, Cowrie
Artist : Joanna Newsom
Album : The Milk-Eyed Mender
Label : Drag City
12:52 PM
Undertaker
Artist : The Moondoggies
Album : Don't Be A Stranger
Label : HARDLY ART
12:55 PM
Blunderbuss
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia

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Society
2:03 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Dr. Alkhatib Previews Lecture "Shariah Law and American Family Courts"

Dr. Ihsan Alkhatib, Assistant Professor of Government, Law and International Affairs at Murray State gives a presentation on Shariah Law and American Family Courts on Thursday (February 28) in Room 500, Faculty Hall, at 4:30 p.m. Dr. Alkhatib examines the workings of the Wayne County Family Court Division in Detroit, Michigan. This county includes a large Muslim population. Interviews with attorneys who represent Muslim litigants reveal that Islamic law issues do frequently come up in family law cases, but instead of Islamic law crossing the boundary separating church and state and imposing itself on the Court, it is the secular law that is imposing itself on the religion. We welcomed Dr. Alkhatib to Sounds Good for a preview.

Environment
2:28 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Land Between the Lakes: New Season, Fee Changes

Credit friendsoflbl.org

In December, we reported that Land Between the Lakes will have to cut $1 million from their annual operating budget, following across-the-board budget reduction for all national parks. On Sounds Good, Land Between the Lakes' Denise Schmittou outlines the new season and a few fee changes due to the budget review.

Business
2:17 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

How iwis and Kemmerich Came to Murray, Partnerships with MSU

Mark Manning, President. Murray-Calloway County Economic Development Corporation, and Jim Carter, Vice President Institutional Advancement, Murray State speak about the time-frame of two German industries, iwis and Kemmerich, establishing themselves in Murray and hiring and the prospect of partnerships with the University.

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Society
12:34 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Gun Control Forum - Full Discussion Online

Click here to download the Mp3.

Today on Sounds Good, we welcomed a panel of local representatives to speak about the issue of gun control from their respective areas of expertise. Our guests were Llena Chavis, licensed clinical social worker and a faculty member in Murray State's Department of Social Work; Dave Howe, Murray Police Department's Crime Prevention Sergeant; and Tracy McKinney, co-owner of First Choice Firearms in Murray. State Representative Mary Lou Marzian of Louisville was initially on the panel, but had to cancel to due to scheduling conflicts. Thank you to everyone who wrote to us or called in with questions.

Society
12:23 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

History Research Forum: China's One Child Policy

Government sign in Tang Shan: "For a prosperous, powerful nation and a happy family, please practice family planning."
Credit Venus, Wikimedia Commons

Charlotte Beahan is Professor of History at Murray State and her research interests are East Asia, women’s history and world civilizations.  This afternoon at 4 in Faculty Hall Room 506, Dr. Beahan is the presenter for the next in a series of Department of History Research Forums, all of which are open to the community.  Beahan previews the event in a conversation with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Arts
11:24 am
Thu February 21, 2013

MSU Violin Professor Performs 54-Minute Elgar Concerto

Dr. Sue-Jean Park

Dr. Sue-Jean Park of the Murray State University Department of Music faculty, concert master of the Paducah and Jackson Symphony Orchestras, performs a 54 minute violin concerto twice in the next two weeks. Dr. Park learned the strenuous composition from Yale faculty member and famed American violinist Eric Friedman, who in turn had been taught the piece by the legendary Jascha Heifetz. We hear the violinist's remarkable story with Kate Lochte.

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Arts
3:29 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Playhouse in the Park Presents: 'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown'

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown is a delightful musical based on Charles Schulz' "Peanuts" cartoon characters and an average day in the life of Charlie Brown. The show features vignettes and songs, from Valentine's Day to baseball season, from wild optimism to utter despair, all mixed in with the lives of Charlie's friends. Playhouse in the Park in Murray opens the show Friday, February 22, and runs until Sunday, March 3. Stephen Keene came by the WKMS studios to preview the upcoming production. Click here for ticket information.

Society
3:23 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Betty Lingenfelter and The Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates

Betty Lingenfelter received a liver 15 years ago via the Kentucky Organ Donor program. She waited a year and a half before a liver became available. She's grateful for the time and worries everyday about others who are now waiting like she did. Today, Betty is a Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliate and a Christian County Chamber Diplomat and spoke with Kate Lochte about her work with the program on Sounds Good.

Learn more about Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates on their website.

Society
2:16 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Gun Control Forum on Sounds Good Friday

Join us for a special one hour Sounds Good forum on Gun Control, with host Chad Lampe. The Friday morning panel discussion airs from 11:00 to 12:00 and includes four stake-holders in the current gun control debate, along with your questions.

When: Friday, February 22 at 11 a.m.

Who:

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Arts
4:47 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

'Science on Screen' Returns to Maiden Alley Cinema

Maiden Alley Cinema is embarking on its second season of the series Science on Screen funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation & Coolidge Corner Theatre through the Art House Convergence Film Theatres Conference, an educational program organized by the Sundance Institute. Kate spoke with Landee about the series on Sounds Good. See more information at Maiden Alley's website.

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