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

September 17, 2012

11:05 AM
Hear My Train A Comin’
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : Blues
Label : Mca
11:08 AM
Stormy Monday Blues
Artist : Little Joe Cook
Album : Island 40 Volume 2: 1964-1969 Rhythm & Blues Beat
Label : Island
11:11 AM
Monday Morning Blues
Artist : Peter Case & Dave Alvin
Album : Avalon Blues: A Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt
Label : Vanguard Records
11:16 AM
Phonograph Blues
Artist : Robert Johnson
Album : The Complete Recordings
Label : Sony
11:36 AM
Paperback Writer
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Past Masters Vol. 2
Label : Apple Records/Capitol
11:39 AM
Buena Vista Social Club
Artist : Buena Vista Social Club
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
11:45 AM
Set Out Running
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Furnace Room Lullaby
Label : Anti
11:48 AM
Maybe On Monday
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
11:51 AM
Hip (Eponymous) Poor Boy
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia
11:55 AM
Trip Through Your Wires
Artist : U2
Album : The Joshua Tree
Label : Island
11:58 AM
Rainbirds
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Swordfishtrombones
Label : Island
12:05 PM
Blues With A Feeling
Artist : Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Album : An Anthology: The Elektra Years
Label : Rhino/Elektra
12:09 PM
Stormy Monday
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : The Fillmore Concerts
Label : Island / Mercury
12:22 PM
Big Mouth Blues
Artist : Gram Parsons
Album : G.P.
Label : Reprise / Wea
12:26 PM
This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak For You)
Artist : The Isley Brothers
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
12:29 PM
Hotel California
Artist : Gipsy Kings
Album : The Big Lebowski OST
Label : Island / Mercury
12:43 PM
Bohemian Rhapsody
Artist : Grey De Lisle
Album : Iron Flowers
Label : Sugarhill
12:47 PM
White Rabbit
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : White Rabbit (Live on Fresh Air) - single
Label :
12:50 PM
Tarnished Gold
Artist : Beechwood Sparks
Album : The Tarnished Gold
Label : Sub Pop
12:53 PM
Helplessness Blues
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Helplessness Blues
Label : Sub Pop

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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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Arts
4:00 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Cadiz Author Captures High School World in Novel 'Small Forces'

Cadiz resident Mike Conver's novel Small Forces captures a credible high school world of kids, parents, and teachers dealing with learning disabilities, drug dealers and retirement- focused administrators. Kate speaks with the educator-turned-author about his new book on Sounds Good.

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Arts
3:34 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

This Saturday 'Sink Your Teeth' Into This Locally-Produced Vampire Film

Madisonville-based filmmaker PJ Woodside of Big Biting Pig Productions joins us on Sounds Good ahead of the premiere of their new film "The Caretakers," this Saturday at the Ballard Convention Center. The film tells the story of an aging caretaker for a powerful vampire hunting down a rogue half-breed vampire while training two apprentices. Kate Lochte speaks with Woodside about the locally-produced film.

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