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

March 19, 2013

11:05 AM
Crash On The Barrellhead
Artist : Old 97’s
Album : Fight Songs
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:07 AM
Tear My Stillhouse Down
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : Revival
Label : Acony Records
11:12 AM
Black Caffeine
Artist : Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Album : Old Yellow Moon
Label : Nonesuch
11:15 AM
Across The Wire
Artist : Calexico
Album : Feast Of Wire
Label : Quarter Stick
11:32 AM
My Winding Wheel
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Heartbreaker
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:35 AM
Black Flowers
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : I'm Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
Label : Matador Records
11:41 AM
A Room At The Heartbreak Hotel
Artist : U2
Album : B-Sides 1980-1990
Label : Island Records
11:46 AM
I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Quiet Please...The New Best of Nick Lowe
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:49 AM
Cavalier
Artist : Shovels and Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:53 AM
Long As I Can See The Light
Artist : Creedence Clearwater Revival
Album : Chronicle, Vol. 1
Label : Fantasy
11:57 AM
Shady Grove
Artist : Peter Rowan & Tony Rice
Album : Quartet
Label : Rounder / Umgd
12:05 PM
Sway
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : The Mountain
Label : Fat Possum
12:10 PM
Last Goodbye
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album : Grace
Label : Sony
12:15 PM
Until The Day Is Done
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Accelerate
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:32 PM
Talkin’ Dust Bowl
Artist : Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
Album : South Coast
Label : Red House
12:35 PM
Song To Woody
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Self Titled
Label : Columbia/ Legacy
12:41 PM
Just Be Simple
Artist : Songs: Ohia
Album : The Magnolia Electric Co.
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:46 PM
Circadian Rhythm
Artist : Son Volt
Album : The Search
Label : Transmit Sound/Legacy
12:51 PM
Loss Leaders
Artist : Spoon
Album : Soft Effects
Label : Matador Records
12:54 PM
Time Machine
Artist : Grand Funk Railroad
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Capitol

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Youth Radio Project
9:45 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Youth Report: LBL Fossil Hunt

Aaron interviews Andrea Woody
Claire Fuller

Did you know that this region was once part of an ancient body of water called the Western Interior Seaway? A large inland sea pushed countless numbers of fossils into this area in the mid-to-late Cretaceous period. WKMS Youth Reporter Aaron Sikkel went on a fossil hunt at Land Between the Lakes with Naturist Andrea Woody  in search for Brachiopods, Trilobites, and other weird looking creatures that called western Kentucky home over a billion years ago.

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Youth Radio Project
5:00 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Youth Report: Paducah Symphony Orchestra's Children's and Youth Choruses

PSO Children's Chorus
Brian Black & Rusty Jones

Earlier this month Patti's hosted the Paducah Symphony Orchestra Children's and Youth Choruses for the lighting of its extensive display of illuminated trees and buildings. WKMS Youth Radio Project correspondents Brynn and Patrick Jones and Sam Mitchell performed and Dr. Rusty Jones of the Murray State Department of English and Philosophy recorded the music of the evening, plus assisted Brynn, Patrick and Sam in interviewing Dr. Amy Alcoin, Director of the Youth Chorus, and Dr. Bradley Almquist, Director of the Children's Chorus.

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Sports
4:42 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Racers Update with Neal Bradley on Sounds Good

Today on Sounds Good, Tracy Ross spoke with "The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley about the beginning of the Racer Basketball season.

Society
12:54 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Former Murray Banker Joins National Board of Directors of Diabetes Research Institute Foundation

Harold Doran
Credit diabetesresearch.org

In 1994 the surprising diagnosis that their two-year old son Will had type -1 diabetes drew Harold and Kelly Doran of Murray to the Diabetes Research Institute. Harold Doran joined the Institute’s National Board of Directors in 2005 and was appointed its chair last year. Doran tells Kate Lochte how a surprising diagnosis in 1994 led his family to the Institute and their support for it.

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Good Reads
11:08 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Good Read: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

If you're thinking about holiday shopping for a young adult or anyone who enjoys a simply good read, consider picking up this week's recommended read, The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater, from Katherine Farmer, Coordinator of the Racers Children's Preview Collection at Murray State University.

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Arts
12:30 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Yeiser Art Center Bringing Arts to Community at All Levels

Credit Courtesy Yeiser Art Center

The Yeiser Art Center has been promoting art and artists to the Paducah community for more than half a century. The center features local and international exhibits of all kinds of visual art. It also operates the only officially designated Kentucky Crafted gift shop in far western Kentucky. Joining Angela Hatton to talk about how the Yeiser is working to keep the visual arts thriving is Executive Director Josh White.

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Arts
12:03 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Author Hook Talks About the Writing Life and Her New Novel

Tina L. Hook
Credit www.tinalhook.com

Tina L. Hook is a Murray resident and a newly published author. Her first novel, Enchanted by Starlight, was released earlier this year in paperback and on Kindle. One blogger calls the book, “chick lit with just a hint of paranormal.” It’s the story of three women whose lives take an extraordinary turn when an enchanted comet gives each of them a special power. One becomes a socialite, another makes men fall in love with her, and the third looks for revenge.

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Culture
4:09 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Dickens’ Alley and Main Street Merriment

Every year Murray Main Street combines caroling, lighting the Christmas Tree, and a recreation of a Victorian England Alley for visitors to enjoy, topped off with a tuba/Euphonium concert at the Robert O Miller Conference Center. We welcome Ebenezer Scrooge to learn more about Dickens’ Alley, a narrow passageway behind the Maple Street Businesses on the Court Square in Murray, between 4th and 5th Streets.

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Society
11:40 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Downtown Turnaround, Retail Climate & Initiatives in Madisonville Area

How is the retail climate among Madisonville and Hopkins Co. merchants? What initiatives are they doing for the holidays? Today on Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Harriett Whitaker, President, Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce about what the community is doing and the 'ARTcans,' part of the Downtown Turnaround Partnership.

WKMS Press Releases
3:12 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Sounds Good Wreath Contest Winners

Wreath Contest 2012 Waterfield Library

Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, has announced winners of its holiday wreath making contest. Wreaths are on display in Murray State’s Waterfield Library through the end of November and then most go to Murray Calloway County Hospital to decorate for the holiday season. Images of all wreaths are also on the WKMS Facebook page.

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