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 09, 2013

11:05 AM
Big Yellow Taxi
Artist : Keb’ Mo’
Album : Big Wide Grin
Composer : Joni Mitchell
Label : Sony Wonder
11:08 AM
(Nothing But) Flowers
Artist : Talking Heads
Album : Sand In The Vaseline
Composer : David Byrne / Chris Frantz / Jerry Harrison / Tina Weymouth
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
11:30 AM
My Maudlin Career
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : My Maudlin Career
Composer : Tracyanne Campbell
Label : 4AD
11:34 AM
Along The Way
Artist : DeVotchKa
Album : A Mad And Faithful Telling
Composer : DeVotchKa / Nick Urata
Label : Anti
11:41 AM
I Don’t Do Windows
Artist : Jamey Johnson featuring Asleep At The Wheel and Ray Benson
Album : Living for a Song: Tribute to Hank Cochran
Composer : Hank Cochran
Label : Mercury Nashville
11:44 AM
Chase The Feeling
Artist : Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Album : Old Yellow Moon
Composer : Kris Kristofferson
Label : Nonesuch
11:48 AM
The Fall
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : Four Thieves Gone: The Robbinsville Sessions
Composer : The Avett Brothers
Label : Ramseur Rec.
11:51 AM
All The Night Without Love
Artist : Elvis Perkins
Album : Ash Wednesday
Composer : Elvis Perkins
Label : Xl Recordings
11:54 AM
Face To The Highway
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Bad As Me
Composer : Kathleen Brennan / Tom Waits
Label : ANTI Records
11:58 AM
Snowden’s Jig (Genuine Negro Jig)
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Genuine Negro Jig
Composer : Traditional
Label : Nonesuch
12:04 PM
Hold On
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Composer : Alabama Shakes
Label : Ato Records
12:08 PM
(Night Time Is) The Right Time
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Best Of Ray Charles
Composer : Lew Herman / Ozzie Cadena
Label : Rhino/Wea UK
12:28 PM
Heartbreakin’ Man
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : The Tennessee Fire
Composer : Jim Jones
Label : Darla Records
12:31 PM
To Go Home
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Post-War
Composer : M. Ward
Label : Merge Records
12:35 PM
Tweeter and the Monkey Man
Artist : Traveling Wilburys
Album : Volume 1
Composer : The Traveling Wilburys
Label : Rhino Records
12:42 PM
Mr. John Lee Revisited
Artist : Marissa Nadler
Album : Self Titled
Composer : Marissa Nadler
Label : Box of Cedar
12:47 PM
Stepdaughter
Artist : Califone
Album : Quicksand/Cradlesnakes
Composer : Tim Rutili
Label : Thrill Jockey
12:50 PM
Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of
Artist : U2
Album : All That You Can't Leave Behind
Composer : Adam Clayton / Bono / Larry Mullen, Jr. / The Edge
Label : Interscope Records
12:55 PM
Po’ Black Sheep
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Leaving Eden
Composer : Traditional
Label : Nonesuch

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Environment
3:34 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

TVA Hacking Program in 80's Results in Robust Eagle Populations in West Ky

Dr. Steve White joined Murray State University in 1981 about the same time as the local TVA hacking program was underway. Captive-born eaglets were released into the wild without human contact to repopulate the region whose habitat is preferred by eagles. Eagles stay where they learn to fly and today the resident population is stable and thriving. Dr. White gives the historical perspective.

Culture
12:30 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Chinese Author Counsels Embrace Diversity

Credit cathybaobean.com

Murray State’s College of Education Human Development and Leadership Program brings author/educator Cathy Bao Bean to campus tomorrow for a community presentation at 5:30 p.m. in the second floor auditorium, Room 240 of Alexander Hall.  Bao Bean has made a life work of learning and laughing about cultural differences. Bean spoke with Kate Lochte for Sounds Good.

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Arts
4:06 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Marshall County Native Makes Music in Nashville's Indie Scene

We continue our occasional series about young artists whose foundations are in western Kentucky but whose work is bringing them success in larger market areas. We've visited with Vic Mazzone in Los Angeles and Candra Kennedy in Philadelphia. This time we go to Nashville for a profile on an indie artist who was born in Murray, raised in Marshall County. Jordan Hamlin is multi-instrumentalist in Nashville's indie music scene.  She tours with Katie Herzig, Lucy Wainwright Roche, and others.

Society
10:47 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Helping Seniors Return to the Workforce

Through West Kentucky Allied Services, Inc., Jackie Eubanks coordinates the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). It's for income eligible, unemployed seniors 55 years old and older to develop new skills and gain confidence for return to the workforce. There are immediate openings in Calloway County. Click here for more information.

Arts
11:29 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Meet Pennyroyal Arts Council's New Executive Director

Margaret Prim succeeds Carol Barta as Executive Director of the Pennyroyal Arts Council in Hopkinsville.  There’s a reception for Barta on January 17, and the Council hosts the Nelson Illusions Smoke and Mystery Tour at the Alhambra on January 25, 2013. She spoke with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

Puppies Sound Good
12:03 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Laura and Lera on Puppies Sound Good

Two adorable terrier mixes, Laura and Lera came up to the station for Puppies Sound Good! Every second Wednesday of the month, Kathy Hodge of the Calloway County Humane Society brings up puppies looking for homes. This month: Laura and Lera, part of a litter of five girls, described as looking like a little bit of everything, but mostly terrier. They have big paws, so we think they'll grow up to be medium-sized adult dogs. If you are interested in adoption, please visit their website: www.humanesocietyofcallowaycounty.org.

WKMS Press Releases
10:55 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Dr. Bob to Guest Host Sounds Good

Dr. Bob Lochte, host of The Eisenhower Hour, returns to WKMS after a two-year hiatus. Dr. Bob will sit-in for host Tracy Ross during Sounds Good, 11 a.m. -1 p.m., the second Friday of each month beginning January 11.

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Education
2:49 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Glenda Adkisson on The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) is bringing a FREE Department of Homeland Security-certified course on Responding to the Functional Needs Populations of Rural America to Grand Rivers, Kentucky on January 24th. It's the first time this kind of training has been in our region. The deadline for registration for this program is Thursday, January 10. Glenda is the course instructor.
Sports
1:18 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Racers Update with Neal Bradley on Sounds Good

Neal Bradley

The Murray State Racers had a busy December. "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross discuss the final 6 games of the Racers' pre-conference schedule. The Racers play at Southeast Missouri tomorrow afternoon at 5.

Arts
11:24 am
Wed January 2, 2013

West Kentucky Unschooler Experiences Success in the Arts, Formal Education

We continue celebrating West Kentucky raised individuals who are succeeding in the arts in major markets with a profile on Candra Kennedy, who also goes by CW Kennedy or just plain "Kennedy" in Philadelphia.  Last year a Kennedy play was one of Philadelphia Inquirer critic Wendy Rosenfeld's top 5 picks of the Philly Fringe Festival which included about 260 plays.  Kennedy grew up unschooled/homeschooled K-12 in the Lowes Area of Graves County.  Unschooling is a variation of homeschooling that is more student-led and not curriculum driven.  Kennedy also performed with the Paducah Symphony Youth Chorus, studied Suzuki violin, performed with the MSU Orchestra, studied dance with Karen Balzer and performed with the Footlights Troupe of the Markethouse theatre.

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