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

July 17, 2013

11:05 AM
Roadhouse Blues
Artist : Ryan Bingham
Album : Roadhouse Sun
Label : Lost Highway
11:08 AM
No Expectations
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Beggars Banquet
Label : Abkco
11:12 AM
One To Blame
Artist : Sera Cahoone
Album : Deer Creek Canyon
Label : Sub Pop
11:16 AM
Far Celestial Shore
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Label : ANTI Records
11:22 AM
Tell Me A Tale
Artist : Michael Kiwanuka
Album : Home Again
Label : Interscope Records
11:26 AM
Brilliant Mistake
Artist : Elvis Costello
Album : The Very Best of Elvis Costello
Label : Rhino / Wea
11:29 AM
Medicine
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : Self Titled
Label : Hollywood Records
11:33 AM
Ten Cent Pistol
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Label : Nonesuch
11:38 AM
Two Silver Trees
Artist : Calexico
Album : Carried To Dust
Label : Quarterstick
11:53 AM
I’m Only Sleeping
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Revolver
Label : EMI
11:56 AM
Song
Artist : John Fahey
Album : Of Rivers And Religion
Label : Collector's Choice
12:04 PM
White Freightliner Blues
Artist : Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott
Album : We're Usually A Lot Better Than This
Label : Full Lights
12:21 PM
Flying Over Water
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Southeastern
Label : Southeastern Records
12:25 PM
As It Comes
Artist : Cheyenne Mize
Album : Among The Grey
Label : Yep Roc Records
12:29 PM
So Blue
Artist : Low
Album : The Invisible Way
Label : Sub Pop
12:33 PM
The Place I Left Behind
Artist : The Deep Dark Woods
Album : The Place I Left Behind
Label : Sugar Hill
12:39 PM
Baby Britain
Artist : Elliott Smith
Album : XO
Label : Dreamworks
12:42 PM
Crosses
Artist : Jose Gonzalez
Album : Veneer
Label : Mute U.S.
12:45 PM
Los Twangueros
Artist : Ry Cooder & Manuel Galban
Album : Mambo Sinuendo
Label : Nonesuch
12:49 PM
Hold On, Hold On
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
Label : ANTI Records
12:52 PM
Fisherman’s Wife
Artist : Califone
Album : Roomsound
Label : Thrill Jockey
12:56 PM
Vincent O’Brien
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Transfiguration of Vincent
Label : Merge Records

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Society
3:38 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Rabbi Pamela Barmash on Finding Religious Commonalities

Rabbi Pamela Barmash
Credit Washington University

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

Credit utm.edu

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
Credit mclib.net

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.
Credit againstalltheodds.com/gallery.php

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
Credit nourishsystem.com

"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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Government
2:09 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Futurist Explains Concern Over Kentucky Legislative Issues

Ivan Potter at WKMS

Planner and futurist Ivan Potter worries about the impact on Western Kentucky of certain 2014 KY General Assembly bills, including those involving eminent domain, the public service commission, the budget and nuclear waste. He discusses the Kentucky political outlook with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Culture
3:46 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

What's Happening at the Calloway County Library

In our regular monthly conversation with Calloway County Library's Sandy Linn,  Linn talks about the upcoming Dr. Seuss Celebration, a new book club at Hickory Woods Retirement Center and other book clubs including the Ft. Donelson Discussion Group.

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