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
12:27 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Bobbie Smith Bryant: Growing Up on a West Kentucky Tobacco Farm

Kentucky author  and Calloway County native Bobbie Smith Bryant holds a talk about the social and cultural experience of life on the farm at Calloway County Public Library. Her two books are Passions of the Black Patch: Cooking & Quilting in Western Kentucky and Forty Acres & A Red Belly Ford: The Smith Family of Calloway County. She previews her talk today on Sounds Good.

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Society
12:18 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

"Not My Child" Paducah Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking

Community discussions about underage drinking are going on in the Purchase area. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Dr. Patrick Withrow and Ms. Ellen Walsh about the Paducah/McCracken Town Hall Meeting at Baptist Health next Monday evening (April 28) being called "Not My Child: A Community Discussion about Underage Drinking."

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Arts
12:02 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

MSU Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Band Perform Final Concert Tonight

The Murray State University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band present their final concert of the Spring semester tonight (April 24) in Lovett Auditorium. The program includes works by Wagner, Dvorak, Vaughan Williams, Clifton Williams, Fred J. Allen, and Todd Stalter. MSU Band Director John Fannin visits Sounds Good with a preview of the performance.

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Arts
12:54 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Moscow Festival Ballet Comes to WKCTC's Clemens Fine Arts Center

The classic Tchaikovsky ballet "Swan Lake" is performed at Paducah's West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Clemens Fine Arts Center tomorrow night (April 24) at 7:30 p.m. Fifty dancers of the Moscow Festival Ballet perform the great work. Kate Lochte speaks with Gail Robinson Butler, Director of the Clemens Fine Arts Center for a preview.

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Arts
11:57 am
Wed April 23, 2014

American Quilters Society Show Brings Thousands to Paducah

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Credit aqsshows.com

There's lots of traffic in Paducah because 2014's American Quilters Society Quilt Week is underway through Saturday. Winners were announced Wednesday night and you can see these remarkable works of art at aqsshows.com. Bonnie Browning is the Executive Show Director, and has been for many years, as well as being a quilter and author in her own right. She and Kate Lochte outline the attractions and logistics for visitors on Sounds Good.

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Business
12:46 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Public Innovator Rich Harwood Brings Reclaiming Main Street Campaign to Murray

Rich Harwood is the founder and president of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, based in Bethesda, Maryland. That's a nonprofit group that facilitates community discussions, like the one he participated in with the community of Newtown, Connecticut deliberating on what should be done with the school after the shooting of children at Sandy Hook Elementary.

He's also the author of a number of books, including "The Work of Hope: How Individuals and Organizations Can Authentically Do Good." What was to have been a book tour grew into his "Reclaiming Main Street Campaign," with a goal of growing more public innovators across the nation. Kate Lochte speaks with Harwood on Sounds Good.

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Arts
12:37 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

MSU Theatre Presents "Dog Sees God" A Dark Satire Inspired by "Peanuts"

When CB's dog dies from rabies, he begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His sister has gone goth, his ex-girlfriend has been institutionalized., and his other friends are too inebriated to give him solace. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity collide toward an ending that's both haunting and hopeful. Murray State Theatre's Daryl Phillipy joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to preview this weekend's mature-audiences production of Bert V. Royals' "Dog Sees God - Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" - a parody inspired by the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles Schulz.

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Society
3:27 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Spring & Summer Events at Calloway County Public Library

Credit www.callowaycountylibrary.org

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good for an update on Spring events and activities at the library. They preview the upcoming presentation by local author Bobbie Smith Bryant, Zumba classes and the children's summer reading series.

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Environment
3:16 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Bands Convene For Paducah's Earth Day in the Park

Bands convene at Carson Park this Saturday (April 21) for an Earth Day Concert benefiting recycling in Paducah.  The event seeks to bring the community together to help plant sunflowers, which will bloom in July/August. Tracy Ross speaks with David Nickell of West Kentucky Community and Technical College for a preview. 

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Culture
12:15 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

How Terrapin Station is Celebrating Record Store Day

"Indie record stores were the only music teachers I ever had. The world would be a dark and lonely place without them."- Neko Case, recordstoreday.com

Tomorrow (April 19) is Record Store Day. Conceived in 2007, it's a day of gathering at independent record stores around the world to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding local music shops. Sounds Good co-host Austin Carter speaks with Tim Peyton, manager of Terrapin Station, a participating store in Murray about the day and what his store is doing to celebrate.

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