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 27, 2012

11:05 AM
Your Rocky Spine
Artist : Great Lake Swimmers
Album : Ongiara
Label : Nettwerk Records
11:08 AM
All The Night Without Love
Artist : Elvis Perkins
Album : Ash Wednesday
Label : Xl Recordings
11:11 AM
Message In A Bottle
Artist : John Butler Trio
Album : Like A Version
Label : ABC Music Oz
11:15 AM
Black and Silver
Artist : Elephant Revival
Album : Break In The Clouds
Label : Ruff Shod
11:32 AM
Viva La Vida
Artist : Coldplay
Album : Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Label : Capitol
11:36 AM
Don’t You Pay Them No Mind
Artist : Nina Simone
Album : The Diva Series: Nina Simone
Label : Verve
11:40 AM
Tugboat
Artist : Galaxie 500
Album : Today
Label : 20/20/20
11:44 AM
Banga
Artist : Ali Farka Toure
Album : Savanne
Label : Nonesuch
11:48 AM
She Let Go Of Her Kite
Artist : Amanda Shires
Album : Carrying Lightning
Label : 101 DISTRIBUTION
11:52 AM
Duquesne Whistle
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Tempest
Label : Columbia
11:58 AM
Flyrock #2
Artist : Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore
Album : Dear Companion
Label : Sub Pop
12:04 PM
Sugar
Artist : The Wooden Birds
Album : Magnolia
Label : Barsuk
12:07 PM
How To Fight Lonliness
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Label : Reprise / Wea
12:11 PM
Ting-A-Ling
Artist : The Clovers
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:14 PM
Rock Me Baby
Artist : Otis Redding
Album : Otis Blue
Label : Rhino
12:35 PM
Shop, Shop (Rita’s Getting Even)
Artist : James White
Album : Life In The Laid Back Lane
Label :
12:40 PM
Automobile Blues
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Acoustic Blue
Label : Tomato
12:44 PM
Something About What Happens When We Talk
Artist : Lucinda Williams
Album : Sweet Old World
Label : Elektra Records
12:48 PM
Drive
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Automatic For The People
Label : Warner Bros.
12:53 PM
If Only It Were True
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : You & Me
Label : Fat Possum Records
12:56 PM
It Won’t Be Long
Artist : Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore
Album : Dear Companion
Label : Sub Pop

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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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