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

November 20, 2013

11:05 AM
Sun Down
Artist : Nik Freitas
Album : Sun Down
Label : Team Love Records
11:09 AM
Theologians
Artist : Wilco
Album : A Ghost is Born
Label : Nonesuch
11:13 AM
Freeway
Artist : Aimee Mann
Album : Smilers
Label : Superego Records
11:16 AM
One Body Breaks
Artist : Patrick Park
Album : Everyone's In Everyone
Label : Cobraside
11:32 AM
Furr
Artist : Blitzen Trapper
Album : Furr
Label : Sub Pop
11:36 AM
Murder in the City
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Second Gleam
Label : Ramseur Records
11:40 AM
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Artist : U2
Album : War
Label : Island
11:45 AM
Fewer Broken Pieces
Artist : David Bazan
Album : Fewer Moving Parts
Label : Barsuk
11:48 AM
Heart Breaker
Artist : Woody Pines
Album : Rabbits Motel
Label : Jonathan Woods
11:52 AM
Low Road
Artist : Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Album : Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Label : Hollywood Records
11:56 AM
Ease Back
Artist : Grant Green
Album : Ain't It Funky Now - Original Jam Master, Vol. 1
Label : Blue Note Records
12:04 PM
Drunken Angel
Artist : Lucinda Williams
Album : Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
Label : Island / Mercury
12:08 PM
Greensboro Woman
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : High, Low and In Between
Label : Omnivore Recordings (Universal)
12:10 PM
I’ll Keep It With Mine
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Biograph
Label : Sony
12:14 PM
Rockin’ Chair
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : The Early Years Vol. 1
Label : Manifesto Records
12:17 PM
Before This Time
Artist : Ollabelle
Album : Ollabelle
Label : Sbme Special Mkts
12:34 PM
Corinna
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : The Essential
Label : Sony
12:37 PM
Big Fat Mama
Artist : David "Honeyboy" Edwards
Album : Mississippi Delta Bluesman
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
12:40 PM
Parchman Farm Blues
Artist : Bukka White
Album : The Complete Bukka White
Label : Legacy/Columbia
12:45 PM
The Thrill Is Gone
Artist : B.B. King
Album : Why I Sing The Blues
Label : Mca Special Products
12:50 PM
It’s So Heavy
Artist : Tedeschi Trucks Band
Album : Made Up Mind
Label : Sony Masterworks
12:55 PM
I Couldn’t Say It To Your Face
Artist : Arthur Russell
Album : Love Is Overtaking Me
Label : Audika Records

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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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Health
11:15 am
Wed January 2, 2013

UCLA Longevity Center Director Advocates Brain Health to Prevent Alzheimer's

Credit today.ucla.edu

Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA's Geffen School of Medicine and author, Dr. Gary Small is going against the widely accepted theory that Alzheimer's disease is an unavoidable consequence of aging. Dr. Small's argument is to be found in his book, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program. The core elements in his seven day plan include memory training, food that promotes a healthy brain, the importance of aerobic and strength exercise, managing stress and maintaining strong emotional connections.
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Christmas Special
12:23 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Contents from Today's WKMS Production: A Kentucky Christmas

Aired 12-19-12 @ 11 a.m (Rebroadcast: 12-23-12 @ 10 a.m.)

READINGS from A Kentucky Christmas, edited by George Ella Lyon, The University Press of Kentucky, 2003:

Holly Bloodworth:  from Chapter 17, Borrowed Children, George Ella Lyon, p. 203    

Jack Rose:  Christmas Lamb, from The View from Plum Lick, David Dick, p. 299

Linda Miller:  Winter Wren at Solstice, Frank Olson, p. 210

Montage – Rusty Jones: Two Cardinals by George Eklund, p. 215; Holly Bloodworth:  Christmas Eve, 3 p.m. by Marcia L. Hurlow, p. 192 :  Rusty Jones:  Snow Arithmetic, p. 220

Randy Dunn:  VI, 1991, From A Timbered Choir, Wendell Berry, p. 191

Rusty Jones:  From God’s Oddling, The Story of Mick Stuart, My Father, Jesse Stuart, p. 272

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Education
5:17 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

December Conversation with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn

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Dr. Dunn is fresh off an unsuccessful bid to be Florida's next education commissioner. In this monthly chat Dunn discusses his reasons for seeking another job, and the search committee tasked with finding a new provost. In the second half of the conversation we'll get an update on Budget Planning and Review teams at MSU and progress on a new doctorate of education program.

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