Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays
Austin Carter
Tracy Ross

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 20, 2013

11:05 AM
Sun Down
Artist : Nik Freitas
Album : Sun Down
Label : Team Love Records
11:09 AM
Theologians
Artist : Wilco
Album : A Ghost is Born
Label : Nonesuch
11:13 AM
Freeway
Artist : Aimee Mann
Album : Smilers
Label : Superego Records
11:16 AM
One Body Breaks
Artist : Patrick Park
Album : Everyone's In Everyone
Label : Cobraside
11:32 AM
Furr
Artist : Blitzen Trapper
Album : Furr
Label : Sub Pop
11:36 AM
Murder in the City
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Second Gleam
Label : Ramseur Records
11:40 AM
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Artist : U2
Album : War
Label : Island
11:45 AM
Fewer Broken Pieces
Artist : David Bazan
Album : Fewer Moving Parts
Label : Barsuk
11:48 AM
Heart Breaker
Artist : Woody Pines
Album : Rabbits Motel
Label : Jonathan Woods
11:52 AM
Low Road
Artist : Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Album : Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Label : Hollywood Records
11:56 AM
Ease Back
Artist : Grant Green
Album : Ain't It Funky Now - Original Jam Master, Vol. 1
Label : Blue Note Records
12:04 PM
Drunken Angel
Artist : Lucinda Williams
Album : Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
Label : Island / Mercury
12:08 PM
Greensboro Woman
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : High, Low and In Between
Label : Omnivore Recordings (Universal)
12:10 PM
I’ll Keep It With Mine
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Biograph
Label : Sony
12:14 PM
Rockin’ Chair
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : The Early Years Vol. 1
Label : Manifesto Records
12:17 PM
Before This Time
Artist : Ollabelle
Album : Ollabelle
Label : Sbme Special Mkts
12:34 PM
Corinna
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : The Essential
Label : Sony
12:37 PM
Big Fat Mama
Artist : David "Honeyboy" Edwards
Album : Mississippi Delta Bluesman
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
12:40 PM
Parchman Farm Blues
Artist : Bukka White
Album : The Complete Bukka White
Label : Legacy/Columbia
12:45 PM
The Thrill Is Gone
Artist : B.B. King
Album : Why I Sing The Blues
Label : Mca Special Products
12:50 PM
It’s So Heavy
Artist : Tedeschi Trucks Band
Album : Made Up Mind
Label : Sony Masterworks
12:55 PM
I Couldn’t Say It To Your Face
Artist : Arthur Russell
Album : Love Is Overtaking Me
Label : Audika Records

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Society
2:03 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Dr. Alkhatib Previews Lecture "Shariah Law and American Family Courts"

Dr. Ihsan Alkhatib, Assistant Professor of Government, Law and International Affairs at Murray State gives a presentation on Shariah Law and American Family Courts on Thursday (February 28) in Room 500, Faculty Hall, at 4:30 p.m. Dr. Alkhatib examines the workings of the Wayne County Family Court Division in Detroit, Michigan. This county includes a large Muslim population. Interviews with attorneys who represent Muslim litigants reveal that Islamic law issues do frequently come up in family law cases, but instead of Islamic law crossing the boundary separating church and state and imposing itself on the Court, it is the secular law that is imposing itself on the religion. We welcomed Dr. Alkhatib to Sounds Good for a preview.

Environment
2:28 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Land Between the Lakes: New Season, Fee Changes

Credit friendsoflbl.org

In December, we reported that Land Between the Lakes will have to cut $1 million from their annual operating budget, following across-the-board budget reduction for all national parks. On Sounds Good, Land Between the Lakes' Denise Schmittou outlines the new season and a few fee changes due to the budget review.

Business
2:17 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

How iwis and Kemmerich Came to Murray, Partnerships with MSU

Mark Manning, President. Murray-Calloway County Economic Development Corporation, and Jim Carter, Vice President Institutional Advancement, Murray State speak about the time-frame of two German industries, iwis and Kemmerich, establishing themselves in Murray and hiring and the prospect of partnerships with the University.

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Society
12:34 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Gun Control Forum - Full Discussion Online

Click here to download the Mp3.

Today on Sounds Good, we welcomed a panel of local representatives to speak about the issue of gun control from their respective areas of expertise. Our guests were Llena Chavis, licensed clinical social worker and a faculty member in Murray State's Department of Social Work; Dave Howe, Murray Police Department's Crime Prevention Sergeant; and Tracy McKinney, co-owner of First Choice Firearms in Murray. State Representative Mary Lou Marzian of Louisville was initially on the panel, but had to cancel to due to scheduling conflicts. Thank you to everyone who wrote to us or called in with questions.

Society
12:23 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

History Research Forum: China's One Child Policy

Government sign in Tang Shan: "For a prosperous, powerful nation and a happy family, please practice family planning."
Credit Venus, Wikimedia Commons

Charlotte Beahan is Professor of History at Murray State and her research interests are East Asia, women’s history and world civilizations.  This afternoon at 4 in Faculty Hall Room 506, Dr. Beahan is the presenter for the next in a series of Department of History Research Forums, all of which are open to the community.  Beahan previews the event in a conversation with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Arts
11:24 am
Thu February 21, 2013

MSU Violin Professor Performs 54-Minute Elgar Concerto

Dr. Sue-Jean Park

Dr. Sue-Jean Park of the Murray State University Department of Music faculty, concert master of the Paducah and Jackson Symphony Orchestras, performs a 54 minute violin concerto twice in the next two weeks. Dr. Park learned the strenuous composition from Yale faculty member and famed American violinist Eric Friedman, who in turn had been taught the piece by the legendary Jascha Heifetz. We hear the violinist's remarkable story with Kate Lochte.

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Arts
3:29 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Playhouse in the Park Presents: 'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown'

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown is a delightful musical based on Charles Schulz' "Peanuts" cartoon characters and an average day in the life of Charlie Brown. The show features vignettes and songs, from Valentine's Day to baseball season, from wild optimism to utter despair, all mixed in with the lives of Charlie's friends. Playhouse in the Park in Murray opens the show Friday, February 22, and runs until Sunday, March 3. Stephen Keene came by the WKMS studios to preview the upcoming production. Click here for ticket information.

Society
3:23 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Betty Lingenfelter and The Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates

Betty Lingenfelter received a liver 15 years ago via the Kentucky Organ Donor program. She waited a year and a half before a liver became available. She's grateful for the time and worries everyday about others who are now waiting like she did. Today, Betty is a Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliate and a Christian County Chamber Diplomat and spoke with Kate Lochte about her work with the program on Sounds Good.

Learn more about Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates on their website.

Society
2:16 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Gun Control Forum on Sounds Good Friday

Join us for a special one hour Sounds Good forum on Gun Control, with host Chad Lampe. The Friday morning panel discussion airs from 11:00 to 12:00 and includes four stake-holders in the current gun control debate, along with your questions.

When: Friday, February 22 at 11 a.m.

Who:

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Arts
4:47 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

'Science on Screen' Returns to Maiden Alley Cinema

Maiden Alley Cinema is embarking on its second season of the series Science on Screen funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation & Coolidge Corner Theatre through the Art House Convergence Film Theatres Conference, an educational program organized by the Sundance Institute. Kate spoke with Landee about the series on Sounds Good. See more information at Maiden Alley's website.

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