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 28, 2013

11:05 AM
Drop
Artist : Elephant Revival
Album : Break In The Clouds
Label : Break In The Clouds
11:09 AM
Empire
Artist : Della Mae
Album : This World Oft Can Be
Label : Rounder
11:12 AM
Scythian Empires
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Armchair Apocrypha
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:27 AM
Mountain Sound
Artist : Of Monsters And Men
Album : My Head Is An Animal
Label : Universal Republic
11:31 AM
Hello City
Artist : Barenaked Ladies
Album : Gordon
Label : Sire / London/Rhino
11:45 AM
Tow
Artist : The Devil Makes Three
Album : Stomp And Smash
Label : Milan Records
11:49 AM
I’m Moving On
Artist : Hank Snow
Album : Essential Hank Snow
Label : RCA
11:52 AM
21 Days In Jail
Artist : Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers
Album : J.D.'s Tasteless Chill Tonic
Label : self released
11:55 AM
I Can’t Complain
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : Signs & Signifiers
Label : Rounder
11:58 AM
Catch 23
Artist : The 23 String Band
Album : Catch 23
Label : The 23 String Band
12:04 PM
Stony Ground
Artist : Richard Thompson
Album : Electric
Label : New West Records
12:09 PM
Shame, Shame
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Shame, Shame
Label : ANTI Records
12:27 PM
That All You Got?
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West Records
12:30 PM
Fifth In line To The Throne
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : Desire Lines
Label : 4AD Records
12:34 PM
Days of Heaven
Artist : Georgiana Starlington
Album : Paper Moon
Label : Hozac
12:42 PM
What I Am
Artist : Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians
Album : Shooting Rubberbands At The Stars
Label : Geffen Records
12:47 PM
I Should Live In Salt
Artist : The National
Album : Trouble Will Find Me
Label : 4AD Records
12:51 PM
Waltz Across Texas Tonight
Artist : Emmylou Harris
Album : Wrecking Ball
Label : Asylum Records
12:55 PM
Boomtown
Artist : Bawn In The Mash
Album : Self Titled
Label : Bawn in the Mash

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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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