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

June 10, 2013

11:05 AM
Central Time
Artist : Pokey Lafarge
Album : Pokey Lafarge
Label :
11:08 AM
Jesus Got His Hooks In Me
Artist : The Holmes Brothers
Album : Speaking in Tounges
Label :
11:10 AM
This Girl
Artist : Punch Brothers
Album : Who's Feeling Young Now?
Label : Nonesuch
11:14 AM
Peacemaker
Artist : The Steeldrivers
Album : Reckless
Catalog : Rounder 0624
Label :
11:33 AM
I Need a Dollar
Artist : Aloe Blacc
Album : Good Things
Label :
11:37 AM
Billie Jean
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Unplugged on VH1
Label : Sensibility Music
11:41 AM
I Want You Back
Artist : The Jackson 5
Album : Hitsville USA: 1959-1971
Label :
11:46 AM
Ring Your Bell
Artist : The Band
Album : Northern Lights-Southern Cross
Label :
11:49 AM
NOWHERE TO RUN
Artist : MARTHA AND THE VANDELLAS
Album : HITSVILLE U.S.A.
Label : MOTOWN
11:52 AM
Salvation
Artist : Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Album : We Walk This Road
TrackNumber : 17
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Warner Bros.
12:05 PM
Ain’t No Lord
Artist : The Moondoggies
Album : Don't Be A Stranger
Label :
12:08 PM
JESUS WAS A CAPRICORN
Artist : DARRELL SCOTT
Album : MODERN HYMNS
Label :
12:12 PM
Into The Mystic
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Moondance
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:15 PM
The Weight
Artist : The Staple Singers & Marty Stuart
Album : Rhythm Country and Blues
Label : MCA Records
12:21 PM
Ryan Adams
Artist : New York, New York
Album : Gold
Label : Merge
12:25 PM
Wild West
Artist : Corey Harris
Album : Greens from the Garden
Label : Alligator
12:29 PM
Patches
Artist : George Jones & B.B. King
Album : Rhythm Country And Blues
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : MCA Records
12:36 PM
Wayfaring Stranger
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : American III: Solitary Man
Label : American Recordings
12:40 PM
Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Artist : The Quebe Sisters Band
Album : Timeless
Catalog : CD 0101
Label :
12:43 PM
I Will Follow You Into The Dark
Artist : Cadillac Sky
Album : EP Weary Angel
Label :
12:47 PM
Showdown
Artist : Electric Light Orchestra
Album : The Essential Electric Light Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Cloumbia
12:51 PM
J.J.Grey & Mofro
Artist : Mississippi
Album : Country Ghetto
Label :
12:56 PM
They Killed John Henry
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Midnight at the Movies
Label : Bloodshot

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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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