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

February 25, 2013

11:25 AM
Graceland
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Across The Borderline
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
11:29 AM
The Only Living Boy In New York
Artist : Simon & Garfunkel
Album : Bridge Over Troubled Water
Label : Sony
11:33 AM
Ten Thousand Words
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : I And Love And You
Label : American Recordings
11:41 AM
Helplessness Blues
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Helplessness Blues
Label : Sub Pop
11:46 AM
Life During Wartime
Artist : David Byrne & Caetano Veloso
Album : Live At Carnegie Hall
Label : Nonesuch
11:51 AM
Take Me With You When You Go
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia
11:55 AM
I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive
Artist : The Little Willies
Album : Self Titled
Label : Milking Bull Records/EMI
11:58 AM
Ancient Sea
Artist : Elephant Revival
Album : Break In The Clouds
Label : Ruff Shod
12:05 PM
I’ve Got This Friend
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Barton Hollow
Label : Sensibility Music
12:08 PM
Things Ain’t Like They Used To Be
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Attack & Release
Label : Nonesuch
12:27 PM
Ring Of Fire
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Best of The Johnny Cash TV Show
Label : Sony Legacy
12:31 PM
Heartbreaker
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Label : Ato Records
12:34 PM
Things Have Changed
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : The Best of Bob Dylan
Label : Sony
12:41 PM
Fitz & Dizzyspells
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Noble Beast
Label : Fat Possum
12:45 PM
One Way Out
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : A Decade Of Hits 1969-1979
Label : Polydor/Universal
12:50 PM
Silver Dagger
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : The Harrow & The Harvest
Label : Acony Records
12:53 PM
The Greatest
Artist : Cat Power
Album : The Greatest
Label : Matador Records
12:56 PM
Lulu Walls
Artist : John Prine
Album : German Afternoons
Label : Oh Boy

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Education
3:08 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Coffeehouse Day for Governor's School for the Arts

The Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts alumni host showcases across Kentucky on November 23. Stephen Keene stops by Sounds Good to tell Todd Hatton about the event at Fidalgo Bay in Murray. From Noon to 3, alumni will be performing monologues, poetry, singing, dancing, and more.

See more about the event on Facebook.

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Sports
2:56 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Racer Football Update with 'Voice of the Racers' Neal Bradley

"The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley dropped by to talk with Tracy Ross about the Murray State University football team's recent losing streak and looks ahead to an important stretch of games for the Racer basketball team. 

See more about MSU sports.

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Culture
10:41 am
Fri November 22, 2013

50 Years Later: Remembering the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

On this day 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a presidential motorcade through a plaza of onlookers in Dallas, Texas. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on his parents' memories of the day.

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Culture
4:06 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Visiting Belgian Artist Performs Chansons for MSU's International Education Week

Today on Sounds Good, we met Belgian vocal artist and songwriter Michel Stennier, who performs original music and the music of legendary singer/poet Jacques Brel tomorrow evening (November 21) for International Education Week at Murray State. Michel talks about his beginnings as a musician and why Brel's music is important today. He's joined in the studio by Theresa Saint Paul, Associate Professor of Humanities and Fine Art at Murray State. Stennier also plays some of the music ahead of his performance. 

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Arts
3:47 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Youth Report: Behind the Scenes of Alice in Wonderland Jr.

This weekend, Playhouse in the Park presents two children's shows for the price of one: Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures and the musical Alice in Wonderland, Jr. WKMS Youth Reporter Patrick Jones goes behind-the-scenes during a rehearsal for Alice, meeting some of the cast members and speaking with Playhouse director Lisa Cope about how kids have become involved in these productions both on and off stage.

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Education
4:20 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

'Take Your Place in the World' at MSU's International Education Week

All this week, Murray State celebrates its global education mission with special guests, discussions, and performances. Institute for International Studies' Associate Director for Education Abroad Melanie McCallon joins us to explore activities you might enjoy. This weekend, activities include workshops on immigration, Chinese culture, and dragons; Brazilian music and Samba dance, food from around the world, and more!

See more on Murray State's website.

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Politics
4:08 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Meet NPR's Arun Rath, Anchor of Weekend All Things Considered

NPR's new "ish" host of Weekend All Things Considered, Arun Rath, was on a team that won a Peabody Award for the program On the Media. As an anchor of the first major NPR show produced on the west coast, Rath's own roving journalistic interests are well suited for the show's exploratory direction. On a day of talking with NPR station personnel, Rath's schedule included a few minutes for Kate Lochte.

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Culture
2:20 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Christmas Story Time and More at Calloway Co. Library

Tracy Ross speaks with Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn about Christmas story time, the formation of a new Friends group, and spring story time registration in this month's conversation on the goings on at CCPL. See more on their website.

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Good Reads
4:11 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Kentucky Writers Sign 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Anthology at MSU

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Bluegrass Community & Technical College faculty member James B. Goode joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. He's at Murray State's bookstore Sunday for a signing of the anthology "Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas." Goode previews the book, and talks about some of the writers in the book. He also reflects on his days in Murray State's MFA program and mentions some of the writers in the anthology who also happen to be Murray State MFA graduates.

See more about the book on Kentucky Monthly's website.

Arts
4:04 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

How the Chinese Cultural Revolution Brought Artist to LowerTown

During Sounds Good we meet LowerTown Paducah artist BiLan Liao and Murray State's Dr. Marcie Hinton who is assisting her finishing a book of the experiences of her family's journey through the Chinese Cultural Revolution. An exhibition of Liao's work chronicling her family's experience opens tomorrow at Maiden Alley Cinema.

See BiLan Liao's work on her website.

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