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 24, 2014

11:05 AM
Dirty Rain
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Ashes & Fire
Label : PAX-AM / Capitol Records
11:09 AM
Codeine
Artist : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Album : Here We Rest
Label : Lightning Rod Records
11:28 AM
Extraordinary Machine
Artist : Fiona Apple
Album : Extraordinary Machine
Label : SBME SPECIAL MKTS.
11:32 AM
Seven Angels On A Bicycle
Artist : Carrie Rodriguez
Album : Seven Angels On A Bicycle
Label : Back Porch
11:38 AM
Let The Bells Ring
Artist : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Album : Abattoir Blues
Label : Anti/Epitaph
11:43 AM
Dead Flowers
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972
Label : Omnivore Recordings
11:46 AM
You Can Bring Me Flowers
Artist : Ray LaMontagne
Album : Till The Sun Turns Black
Label : RCA
11:50 AM
Darkness
Artist : King Khan & The Shrines
Album : Idle No More
Label : Merge Records
11:55 AM
Sugar Won’t Work
Artist : Elvis Costello & The Roots
Album : Wise Up Ghost
Label : Blue Note Records
11:58 AM
The Soundmaker
Artist : Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Album : 9 Dead Alive
Label : ATO Records
12:04 PM
Missing Pieces
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia
12:08 PM
Brainy
Artist : The National
Album : Boxer
Label : Beggars Banquet
12:25 PM
With Or Without You
Artist : U2
Album : The Joshua Tree
Label : Island
12:30 PM
Just Like Heaven
Artist : The Cure
Album : Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
Label : Rhino/Elektra
12:34 PM
Put My Baby To Bed
Artist : Eleni Mandell
Album : Let's Fly A Kite
Label : Yep Roc Records
12:37 PM
In Between Tears
Artist : Irma Thomas
Album : In Between Tears
Label : Alive Records
12:42 PM
Hail Hail
Artist : Shovels And Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Label : Dualtone Music Group
12:45 PM
The Weather
Artist : Built To Spill
Album : Ancient Melodies Of The Future
Label : Warner Bros.
12:50 PM
Silver Katherine
Artist : Damien Jurado
Album : Brothers And Sisters of the Eternal Sun
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:53 PM
Into Dust
Artist : Mazzy Star
Album : So Tonight That I Might See
Label : Capitol

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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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Arts
3:29 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Murray Art Guild Seeks Local Artists for 'Visual Evidence'

Murray Art Guild is calling for entries for its 26th annual exhibition celebrating local and regional contemporary artists. MAG Director Debi Danielson joins Kate Lochte for more about Visual Evidence 2014 - the entry deadline is Wednesday, February 19. The opening reception is March 15.

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Arts
12:19 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Love Poems Sound Good 2014! Read the Winning Poems

Happy Valentine's Day! What better way to celebrate than to read WKMS love poems? Tracy Ross and Rebecca Feldhaus-Adams read the top 10 poems today during Sounds Good. In addition to hearing their lovely poetry, they also received a box of chocolates from The Chocolate Factory in Paducah. A special thank you, with hugs and kisses, to everyone who sent us a love poem this year! Will you be in the Top Ten in our Love Poems 2015 contest?

2014 Love Poems Top 10:

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Science
1:47 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Tips for a Heart-Healthy Valentine's Day from Southeast Dairy

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According to the National Confectioner's Association, Americans will spend $1.1 billion on Valentine's sweets this year, most of it chocolate. Kate Lochte speaks with Southeast Dairy's Nutrition Affairs Program Manager Laura Marbury who offers healthier alternatives for our consideration, and some tips for chasing away the effects of the flu.

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Arts
12:04 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Dan Knowles and Chill Tonic Play Paris, A Preview

Dan Knowles plays a popular tune from the 1850s.

This Saturday, Lee Academy for the Arts in Paris, Tennessee, present Dan Knowles and Chill Tonic in concert beginning at 7 p.m. On Sounds Good, we welcome back multi-instrumentalist, singer and entertainer Dan Knowles for a preview ahead of his concert.

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Business
3:51 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

New $500k Microloan Program for Small Businesses

A new half-million dollar microloan program is seeking small businesses and entrepreneurs in the region. Marta Elliot, Purchase Area Development District Business Lending Director, and Chris Wooldridge, District Director of Murray State's Small Business Development Center, have partnered to bring awareness of this new loan available from the Small Business Administration and speak about it with Kate on Sounds Good.

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Environment
4:51 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Winter Pruning Tips from MSU Horticulturalist

With high temperatures expected to reach the lower to mid 50s this weekend, it might just be warm enough to step outside and give that yard some much needed tender loving care. Pruning during the dormant months is the most common practice, allowing plants ample opportunity to grow in the spring. Murray State Horticulture faculty member Pat Williams addresses pruning in the winter and what to do about ice-damaged trees in a workshop from 1 to 3 Saturday (February 15) afternoon at the Pullen Farm greenhouse at the Murray State Arboretum, on Hickory Drive, off Main Street.

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Government
4:33 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Beshear's Tax Reform Proposal in House Budget Committee Today, A Behind-The-Scenes Look

Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson
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Lt. Gov Jerry Abramson presented a draft of Governor Steve Beshear's proposed tax code changes to the House budget committee today, which was first announced by Beshear last week. The changes, if fully implemented, could raise an estimated $210 million annually by expanding the 6% sales tax to select services, an increased tax on cigarettes from 60 cents to $1 dollar per pack, and reducing tax breaks on pensions for people earning more than $80,000. On Sounds Good, Kate speaks with policy analyst and member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Committee on tax reform, Jason Bailey about the events of the day.

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Education
3:32 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

WKCTC Among Top Community Colleges for 3rd Consecutive Year

Once again, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has placed Paducah's West Kentucky Community and Technical College among the nation's best community colleges. The top 150 will compete for a $1 million grand prize awarded in early 2015. Kate speaks with Dr. Renae Akin, WKCTC Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management and Associate VP of Learning Initiatives about the honor.

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Environment
12:57 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

National Weather Service: Snow Likely Tonight

The National Weather Service says a disturbance in the upper levels of the atmosphere will move across the Mississippi Valley tonight, bringing a spread of snow across the Ohio River Valley. We will likely receive roughly 1 to 2 inches of snow this evening, which may make roads hazardous. Rick Shanklin of NWS in Paducah gives us an outlook on weekend weather.

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