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

April 10, 2013

11:05 AM
Cruel
Artist : Calexico
Album : Garden Ruin
Composer : Calexico
Label : Quarter Stick
11:09 AM
Tighten Up
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Composer : The Black Keys
Label : Nonesuch
11:12 AM
Squawk
Artist : Y La Bamba
Album : Court The Storm
Composer : Y La Bamba
Label : Tender Loving Empire
11:15 AM
Little Piece Of Paper
Artist : Bawn In The Mash
Album : Hurry Up And Wait
Composer : Bawn In The Mash
Label : CDBY
11:39 AM
Dog On Wheels
Artist : Belle & Sebastian
Album : Push Barman To Open Old Wounds
Composer : Belle & Sebastian
Label : Matador Records
11:45 AM
Big Station
Artist : Alejandro Escovedo
Album : Big Station
Composer : Alejandro Escovedo / Chuck Prophet
Label : Fantasy
11:48 AM
Can’t You Hear Me Knocking
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Sticky Fingers
Composer : Mick Jagger / Keith Richards
Label : UMe
11:55 AM
Hip (Eponymous) Poor Boy
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer : Jack White
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia
11:58 AM
Backstep Cindy
Artist : Abigail Washburn
Album : Song Of The Traveling Daughter
Composer : Traditional
Label : Nettwerk Records
12:05 PM
Sixteen Ways
Artist : The Anomoanon
Album : Asleep Many Years In The Wood
Composer : Ned Oldham / Aram Stith
Label : Temporary Residence/Ada
12:08 PM
The Mansion
Artist : Deadstring Brothers
Album : Cannery Row
Composer : Kurt Marschke
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:12 PM
High Water
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Love & Theft
Composer : Bob Dylan
Label : Columbia
12:29 PM
Bones
Artist : Michael Kiwanuka
Album : Home Again
Composer : Michael Kiwanuka
Label : Interscope Records
12:33 PM
The Needle Has Landed
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
Composer : Neko Case / The Sadies
Label : ANTI Records
12:37 PM
Kingpin
Artist : Wilco
Album : Being There
Composer : Jeff Tweedy
Label : Reprise / Wea
12:44 PM
Play A Train Song
Artist : Todd Snider
Album : East Nashville Skyline
Composer : Todd Snider
Label : Oh Boy
12:48 PM
No Moon
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Around The Well
Composer : Sam Beam
Label : Sub Pop
12:52 PM
Something Biblical
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Hands of Glory
Composer : Andrew Bird
Label : MOM & POP MUSIC

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Culture
3:44 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

West Kentucky Highland Society's Robert Burns Supper This Weekend

Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, lived just 37 short years, but left a powerful legacy of poems celebrating the folk songs of his native land and his own romantic expression. Master Robert Valentine, faculty member of Murray State University, publisher of Murray Life Magazine, and Scot, serves as Master of Ceremonies for a Robert Burns Supper Saturday, January 26 at the Murray Woman's Club House. He visited our Sounds Good Tuesday to talk about the poet and the dinner.

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.

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