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 10, 2013

11:00 AM
I’m Walkin’
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Walking to New Orleans
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11:10 AM
Memories Are Made of This
Artist : Dean Martin
Album : Dino: The Essential Dean Martin
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11:15 AM
Graduation Day
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:20 AM
Dance With Me
Artist : The Drifters
Album : The Singles Collection
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11:25 AM
Honey Don’t
Artist : Carl Perkins
Album : The Legendary Sun Classics
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12:56 PM
Mary Ann
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
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12:56 PM
Sincerely
Artist : The Moonglows
Album : Great Doo-Wop Classics
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11:35 AM
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : Elvis' Gold Records Vol. 2
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11:40 AM
Moments to Remember
Artist : The Four Lads
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:45 AM
Time
Artist : Lefty Frizzell
Album : Look What Thoughts Will Do
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11:50 AM
Lollipop
Artist : The Chordettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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11:55 AM
Let the Good Times Roll
Artist : Shirley and Lee
Album : Aladdin '52-'59
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11:59 AM
Hold It
Artist : Bill Doggett
Album : All His Hits
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12:04 PM
It’s All in the Game
Artist : Tommy Edwards
Album : 50 of the Greatest Number 1 Hits of the 50's
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12:08 PM
P.S. I Love You
Artist : The Hilltoppers
Album : My Treasure
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12:10 PM
Little Darlin’
Artist : The Diamonds
Album : The Best of the Diamonds
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12:14 PM
Queen of the Hop
Artist : Bobby Darin
Album : Queen of the Hop
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12:17 PM
Get a Job
Artist : The Silhouettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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12:17 PM
My Special Angel
Artist : Bobby Helms
Album : Super Hits from 1957
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12:29 PM
Why Don’t You Believe Me
Artist : Joni James
Album : The Fabulous Fifties, Vol. 4
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12:32 PM
Searchin’
Artist : The Coasters
Album : Choice Oldie Cuts
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12:35 PM
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Artist : Jimmie Rodgers
Album : The Best of Jimmie Rodgers
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12:38 PM
It’s Just a Matter of Time
Artist : Brook Benton
Album : 20 Greatest Hits
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12:44 PM
Cry Me A River
Artist : Julie London
Album : Her Name is Julie
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12:45 PM
Witch Doctor
Artist : David Seville
Album : It Was Great in '58
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12:50 PM
Rip It Up
Artist : Little Richard
Album : Greatest Gold Hits
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12:52 PM
You Upset Me Baby
Artist : B.B. King
Album : Classic Masters
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12:55 PM
Catch A Falling Star
Artist : Perry Como
Album : Magic Moments: Greatest Hits of Perry Como
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12:57 PM
Ram-Bunk-Shush
Artist : Bill Doggett
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Arts
2:58 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

"How I Became A Pirate" Opens at Market House Theatre

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Ahoy Mateys! A new musical adventure docks in Paducah tonight (February 27) through March 9. "How I Became A Pirate" tells the story of a young boy who gets recruited by a friendly pirate captain and his whacky mates to help in the search for buried treasure. Along the way, they learn that real treasure can't be found on a map. April Cochran, Education Director for Paducah's Market House Theatre directs the production, and gives a preview on Sounds Good.

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Society
2:42 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Kentucky Reshapes Services for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Legislation passed last Friday in the Kentucky House of Representatives codifies a new Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders. We learn more about this Council and how it reshapes services to ASD individuals with the Medical Director of the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Dr. Allen Brenzel, a Lexington Pediatrician and Child Psychiatrist. Kate Lochte opens the discussion by asking how this council differs from its predecessor, created during the administration of Governor Ernie Fletcher in 2005.

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Society
3:38 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Rabbi Pamela Barmash on Finding Religious Commonalities

Rabbi Pamela Barmash
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Degrees from Yale, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Harvard are Rabbi Pamela Barmash's academic credentials as a professor of Hebrew Bible at Washington University in St. Louis. Barmash speaks at 4 PM Thursday, February 27 in Freed Curd Auditorium for the 2014 Social Work Lecture Series. She was a fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. She is on the Committee of Jewish Law and Standards for Conservative Judaism and has served as Rabbi for a Massachusetts Temple. Kate Lochte speaks with Rabbi Barmash ahead of her presentation.

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Society
12:11 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

UT Martin Hosts Nation's Oldest Civil Rights Conference

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This week, the University of Tennessee at Martin hosts "Freedom Summer: Fifty Years Later." It's their 14th Annual Civil Rights Conference featuring keynote speaker Mr. Dave Dennis, who participated in the first Freedom Bus ride from Montgomery, Alabama and in voter registration efforts during the 1964 Freedom Summer. Today, he works as the director and CEO of the Southern Initiative of the Algebra Project, a nonprofit that aims to improve mathematics education for minority children. UTM Department of History faculty member Dr. Renee LaFleur is coordinator for the conference and speaks with Kate Lochte about its events on Sounds Good.

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Arts
4:05 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Affrilachian Poet Presents 'Redefining the Region' at McCracken Co. Library

Bianca Spriggs
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Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker calls Bianca Spriggs the "new standard bearer for the Affrilachian Poets," the group he founded. Spriggs is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Lexington, KY where she is a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky. She presents "Redefining the Region: Pushing Poetry Through Cultural Space" this Thursday (February 27) at 7 PM in Paducah for the McCracken County Public Library's "Evenings Upstairs" series. Kate speaks with Spriggs on Sounds Good.

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Business
3:36 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

New Net Neutrality Rules Explained

The issue of net neutrality has seen a resurgence on across the internet again after the announcement that Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to make its service run faster. The principle of net neutrality is that no internet service provider give favor to a particular company where, for example, the highest bidder could therefore throttle broadband connections. Murray State's Center for Telecommunications Systems Management Associate Director Michael Ramage talks about last week's FCC announcement of plans for new net neutrality rules on Sounds Good.

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Sports
2:07 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Neal Bradley on Racers' Final Stretch in Regular Season

Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley stops by the WKMS studios to talk with Tracy Ross about all things Murray State sports. In this week's conversation, they review the Racers' recent games and preview the final stretch of the regular season ahead of OVC and NCAA tournaments.

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Culture
3:51 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Film About America's Only 'All Black City' Screens in Metropolis

East St. Louisans from the early 1900s, found in the basement old home of a neighborhood photographer.
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The documentary film "Against All The Odds" sheds light on the problems and accomplishments of East St. Louis, an historically rich city where the African American population courageously survived some of America’s most gruesome historical events. Illinois filmmaker Sandra Pfeifer joins Kate on Sounds Good ahead of a special public screening event at the Metropolis Public Library on February 25 at 10:30 AM.

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Society
2:04 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Nutritionist Gives Practical Health Tips at Maiden Alley Event

Victoria LaFont, NTP, CGP
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"Common Sense Nutrition: Uncommonly Good Results" promises to be an entertaining evening of  nutritional myth busting and practical health tips with Certified Nutritionist Victoria LaFont at Maiden Alley Cinema, March 6. Kate speaks with LaFont on Sounds Good, for a preview of the informative event.

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Education
2:14 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

New Initiatives in Student Employment at Murray State

A change is in the making that will effect Murray State students regarding campus employment. MSU currently employs over 2,500 students on the main campus and demand for jobs is increasing. Officials are trying to meet the growing need of students seeking employment as a means to finance their education while on campus and to improve job placement after graduation. Murray State Vice President for Student Affairs Don Robertson and Director of Career Services Ross Meloan visit Sounds Good to talk about the new initiatives both on and off campus. 

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