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

July 10, 2013

11:05 AM
City Summer Blues
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Self Titled
Label : Third Man Records
11:08 AM
Together
Artist : She & Him
Album : Volume 3
Label : Merge Records
11:12 AM
You Never Need Nobody
Artist : The Lone Bellow
Album : Self Titled
Label : DESCENDANT RECORDS
11:17 AM
Long As I Can See The Light
Artist : John Fogerty and My Morning Jacket
Album : Wrote A Song For Everyone
Label : Vanguard Records
11:24 AM
Open The Door (To Your Heart)
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Born To Sing: No Plan B
Label : Blue Note Records
11:39 AM
Hey Bulldog
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Yelllow Submarine
Label : EMI
11:42 AM
Every Little Word
Artist : Sera Cahoone
Album : Deer Creek Canyon
Label : Sub Pop
11:47 AM
(I’m Gonna Start) Living Again If It Kills Me
Artist : Hayes Carll
Album : Lowe Country: The Songs Of Nick Lowe
Label : Fiesta Red Records
11:50 AM
Sparks Fly Again
Artist : Beechwood Sparks
Album : The Tarnished Gold
Label : Sub Pop
11:55 AM
New Slang
Artist : The Shins
Album : Oh, Inverted World
Label : Sub Pop
11:59 AM
John’s Smoke Turns Blue
Artist : Eddie Pennington
Album : Walks The Strings...And Even Sings
Label : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
12:04 PM
No One To Call
Artist : Caitlin Rose
Album : The Stand-In
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
12:07 PM
Steep Grade, Sharp Curves
Artist : Jeff Austin & Chris Castino
Album : Songs From The Tin Shed
Label : Sci-Fidelity / Mri
12:12 PM
Central and Union
Artist : Sara Watkins
Album : The Lone Ranger: Wanted
Label : Hollywood Records
12:15 PM
Cello Song
Artist : The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4AD
12:31 PM
Raspberry Beret
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Rhino/Warner Bros.
12:35 PM
Tamiditine
Artist : Bombino
Album : Nomad
Label : Nonesuch
12:42 PM
Where Can I Go?
Artist : Laura Marling
Album : Once I Was An Eagle
Label : Ribbon Music
12:45 PM
Every Step
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Label : Anti/Epitaph
12:49 PM
Pocket Full Of Rain
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West Records
12:52 PM
Don’t Let Me Die In Florida
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West Records
12:56 PM
Incarcerated
Artist : Todd Snider
Album : East Nashville Skyline
Label : Oh Boy Records

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Education
5:01 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

West Kentucky Mentoring Launches 'Buddy Campaign'

West Kentucky Mentoring or WKM has launched its annual Buddy Campaign. Today on Sounds Good, we welcome back Executive Director Suzy Crook to learn more about it. West Kentucky Mentoring serves youth ages 5 to 18 by partnering caring adult mentors with kids in various sites such as schools, libraries and homes to provide at least one hour per week of personal time spent helping with homework, sports, talking about life, etc. 

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Science
2:07 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

1,000 Kentuckians on Organ Donor Wait List, How You Can Help

April is National Donate Life Month, and nearly one thousand Kentuckians are on the waiting list for donated organs. The easiest way for an individual to help is to join the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry, where one's wishes are documented electronically in a database, and where one person could potentially save 50 lives. Jenny Miller Jones is Director of Education for Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to bring us up to date on the donor registry online. 

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Arts
1:56 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Acclaimed Poet Alan Shapiro Reads at Murray State

Highly lauded poet, Boston native, UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Alan Shapiro reads from his latest book at Murray State this Thursday (April 3) in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery. Shapiro has won numerous awards for his work including two from the National Arts Foundation. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation. On Sounds Good, Shapiro reads from his work and talks about how he became a poet after his high school basketball career ended.

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Society
1:07 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State

Jimmy LaSalvia is longtime political activist and strategist, founder of GOProud - a political action group representing gay conservatives, and frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC, FOX News and network TV. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good ahead of his presentation "Homocon: A Gay Conservative's View from the Trenches of the Culture Wars," tonight at 7:30 at Murray State University in the Curris Center's Barkley Room. This event is sponsored by LGBT Programming, MSU Alliance, and the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.

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Business
12:06 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

MSU Telecom Hosts Free Security Conference for Small Business and Security Gurus

A free technology security conference, the region's largest, The Patterns of Distinction: Security Matters Conference is coming up April 24th. Representatives from Murray State's Center for Telecommunications Systems Management: Michael Ramage, Associate Director, and Annie Vandiver, Program Coordinator speak with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to give a preview of the event and talk about some of the current issues regarding security.

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Culture
11:56 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site

Lifeways Mural at Wickliffe Mounds

Native Americans now called Mississippian culture lived at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers around 1100 to 1350 AD. Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site offers a window on this ancient community. Park Manager Carla Hildebrand spoke with Kate Lochte about this season's opening, Tuesday, April 1. 

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Environment
11:47 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Gear Up for the Sucker Punch Century Ride

Maybe you've been sitting on the couch a little too much this winter? Time to get the spring season rolling with Gear Up Cycles' Sucker Punch Century Ride this Saturday (April 5). Join participants for a 30, 60, 0r 100 mile fun ride through scenic routes in Calloway County. Gear Up Cycles' Matt Falwell describes the ride with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Culture
2:11 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

The 22nd Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar

Hopkinsville native Edgar Cayce became a household name for allegedly possessing strange powers of mental telepathy. His purported psychic abilities to answer questions on health and other personal problems while in a trance garnered him worldwide fame. Museums of Hopkinsville Director Alissa Keller joins Kate on Sounds Good with events Friday through Sunday (March 28-30) remembering Cayce's legacy in the 22nd annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar featuring experts and a hypnotist.

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Society
1:54 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Carmen Lowry on Social Change and Empowerment Initatives

Carmen Lowry's humanitarian work with the International Rescue Committee has recently taken her to Lebanon and Iraqi Kurdistan. Her focus is programming involving social change, empowerment, and addressing gender-based violence. She visits Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to speak about her work.

"You know, I think what really drives me in this work is this notion that we can really make a difference, that we can create a world where people are valued, a world where, in particular, women are valued, where we don't have that level of violence."

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Education
4:33 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Meet Hopkinsville Community College's New President, Dr. Jay Allen

Credit Dr. Jay Allen, Twitter

In late 2013, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System announced the appointment of Dr. Jay S. Allen as the next president of Hopkinsville Community College. Dr. Allen comes from his position as Vice President of the Perkinston Campus and George County Center of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College System. He brings over 18 years of experience as a community college administrator. Kate Lochte learns more about Dr. Allen in a conversation on Sounds Good, including some of his plans for the future of HCC.

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