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 17, 2013

11:05 AM
Roadhouse Blues
Artist : Ryan Bingham
Album : Roadhouse Sun
Label : Lost Highway
11:08 AM
No Expectations
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Beggars Banquet
Label : Abkco
11:12 AM
One To Blame
Artist : Sera Cahoone
Album : Deer Creek Canyon
Label : Sub Pop
11:16 AM
Far Celestial Shore
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Label : ANTI Records
11:22 AM
Tell Me A Tale
Artist : Michael Kiwanuka
Album : Home Again
Label : Interscope Records
11:26 AM
Brilliant Mistake
Artist : Elvis Costello
Album : The Very Best of Elvis Costello
Label : Rhino / Wea
11:29 AM
Medicine
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : Self Titled
Label : Hollywood Records
11:33 AM
Ten Cent Pistol
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Label : Nonesuch
11:38 AM
Two Silver Trees
Artist : Calexico
Album : Carried To Dust
Label : Quarterstick
11:53 AM
I’m Only Sleeping
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Revolver
Label : EMI
11:56 AM
Song
Artist : John Fahey
Album : Of Rivers And Religion
Label : Collector's Choice
12:04 PM
White Freightliner Blues
Artist : Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott
Album : We're Usually A Lot Better Than This
Label : Full Lights
12:21 PM
Flying Over Water
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Southeastern
Label : Southeastern Records
12:25 PM
As It Comes
Artist : Cheyenne Mize
Album : Among The Grey
Label : Yep Roc Records
12:29 PM
So Blue
Artist : Low
Album : The Invisible Way
Label : Sub Pop
12:33 PM
The Place I Left Behind
Artist : The Deep Dark Woods
Album : The Place I Left Behind
Label : Sugar Hill
12:39 PM
Baby Britain
Artist : Elliott Smith
Album : XO
Label : Dreamworks
12:42 PM
Crosses
Artist : Jose Gonzalez
Album : Veneer
Label : Mute U.S.
12:45 PM
Los Twangueros
Artist : Ry Cooder & Manuel Galban
Album : Mambo Sinuendo
Label : Nonesuch
12:49 PM
Hold On, Hold On
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
Label : ANTI Records
12:52 PM
Fisherman’s Wife
Artist : Califone
Album : Roomsound
Label : Thrill Jockey
12:56 PM
Vincent O’Brien
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Transfiguration of Vincent
Label : Merge Records

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Society
2:22 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Columbia Club Seeks Funds to Renovate Historic Paducah Theatre

Darlene Mazzone and Landee Bryant-Greene join us on Sounds Good to talk about the Columbia Club's efforts to raise funds to renovate Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre, a project with an estimated $6 million price tag. Mazzone says restoring the architectural gem will improve downtown economic viability and expects the donation to be put toward a feasibility study for the renovation project. Hear the conversation: 

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Arts
1:49 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

MSU Town & Gown Plays 4th of July Weekend

The Murray State University Town and Gown Community Band celebrates Independence Day weekend with a concert Saturday night at 8 in Lovett Auditorium on the MSU campus. The concert is free and open to the public. The community band is a partnership between the university and the community, welcoming musicians of all ages to play together. Todd Hill stops by Sounds Good to talk with Tracy Ross about the concert.

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Arts
1:39 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Monster Draw, Demos, Music, Food on Sticks at Murray Art Guild's Summer Party

Summer Art Party 2013
Murray Art Guild, Facebook

Monster draw rally, food on sticks, artist demos and live music... The Murray Art Guild's Summer Art Party is tomorrow night from 6 to 9. Debi Danielson visits Sounds Good to speak with Jenni Todd about the event, featuring the Eddy Grove Trio and the Savage Radley. Hear the conversation:

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Arts
4:42 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Celebrate the 4th Red, White & Tuna-Style at Badgett Playhouse

Red, White & Tuna and The Fabulous Fifties Show are Fourth Fare at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers. Red, White & Tuna is the 3rd installment in the comedic series Greater Tuna, a satirical ride through the the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas' third smallest town. Perennial favorites and new arrivals appear in the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. Take a stroll down memory lane in The Fabulous 50's Show and The 70s Show this Saturday. Badgett impresario Bill Minihan joins us on Sounds Good with the details.

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Culture
4:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Murray Freedom Fest Kicks Off with Veterans Remembrance

Credit Freedom Fest, Facebook

Murray's annual tradition of food, fun and fireworks is back this Friday and Saturday. Festivities kick off Friday evening with a street fair featuring food, crafts, games, a beer garden, and an outdoor concert by Swamp Donkey and Margarita Beach. Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Erin Carrico walks us through Freedom Fest, beginning Friday with a 7:30 a.m. Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony at Chestnut Park. Hear the conversation:

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Good Reads
12:30 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Vampire Novelist from Benton Debuts Final Book in Trilogy

"For Lily Drake, slaying vampires is easy. Dating them is the hard part."

Author T. Michelle Nelson's vampire fiction heroine finishes her run with the last in the Lily Drake series, "Death Warmed Over," released today. The novel published by Inkspell Publishing, concludes the trilogy by the Benton native and Murray State graduate.  From her website: "When a devastating loss crushes her will to live, can Lily go on and be the leader she has to be?  What is she willing to sacrifice to save others?" Hear the conversation:

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Culture
12:18 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Madisonville's 4th Annual 4th Fest

Credit photo by Robert Wyatt

Madisonville goes all out on the week of 4th of July, featuring baseball, fireworks, live music, outdoor movie night and more. Hopkins County's Tourism and Convention Commission Executive Director Trish Noel joins us on Sounds Good to talk about 4th Fest, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, July 1) with Praise in the Park starting at 6 p.m. Hear the conversation:

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Business
5:42 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Rebuilding West Liberty, 2 Years After Deadly Tornado

Allen Bolling, NOAA

On March 2, 2012, the eastern Kentucky coal town of West Liberty was hit by an EF-3 tornado, which caused extensive damage to its downtown area, destroying homes and businesses, killing six people and injuring 75. Former two-term Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller joins us on Sounds Good to talk about a project to rebuild the town. (Click through to see videos of the tornado)

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Sports
5:19 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Kids Participate in Triathlon at Noble Park

Rehab Associates in Paducah is organizing their 11th annual Mercy Pediatrics Kids Triathlon July 12, where kids between the ages of 7 and 14 compete in swimming, bicycling and running at Noble Park in Paducah in an effort to encourage youth fitness. On Sounds Good, Kate speaks with Amy Peal of Rehab Associates about the event.

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Arts
4:09 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Touring Youth Choir Performs at Murray State Tonight

Credit summitchoralsociety.org

Tonight at 7:30, the Summit Touring Children's Choir from Akron, Ohio will be presenting a free concert in the Performing Arts Hall (Old Fine Arts Building) at Murray State University. The choir is made of students from 2nd-10th grade. Dr. Amy Aucoin, Associate Professor of Music, stops by Sounds Good to preview the concert.

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