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

November 12, 2012

11:05 AM
The Greatest
Artist : Cat Power
Album : The Greatest
Label : Matador Records
11:08 AM
Paradise
Artist : John Prine
Album : Self Titled
Label : Atlantic
11:11 AM
Abraham Lincoln
Artist : Holopaw
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sub Pop
11:14 AM
The Vanishing Mind
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
11:18 AM
Speak Low
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : Billie's Best
Label : Polygram Records
12:04 AM
Nothing But Love
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : 3 Pears
Label : Warner Bros.
12:07 AM
The Thanks I Get
Artist : Wilco
Album : Sky Blue Sky
Label : Nonesuch
12:11 AM
Workin’ For The MTA
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Harlem River Blues
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:31 PM
The Reason Why
Artist : Maiden Radio
Album : Self Titled
Label : self released
12:33 PM
Apples in June
Artist : Carla Gover
Album : single
Label : self released
12:49 PM
Down With The Shine
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Carpenter
Label : Universal Republic
12:53 PM
Folding Chair
Artist : Regina Spektor
Album : Far
Label : Warner Bros.
12:56 PM
I’m A One Woman Man
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros / Wea

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Sports
2:03 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

'Kitty League' Filmmaker/Author Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The Kitty League was a Class D Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee baseball league in action from 1903 to 1955, with a few years off in between. Kate Lochte speaks with independent documentary producer Josh Maxwell about his Kickstarter campaign to create a documentary about the Kitty League, about which he's already written a book.

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Sports
12:13 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Neal Bradley Previews OVC Tournament

Credit Murray State Sports Information

"Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good for a preview of the OVC Tournament. The Ohio Valley Conference returns to the Nashville Municipal Auditorium March 5-8. The Racers play Friday, against an opponent determined Thursday night. MSU earned a double-bye by winning the OVC West Division with a 13-3 record. 

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Government
2:14 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Daughter of Gov. Breathitt Joins 50th Anniversary March on Frankfort

Linda K. Breathitt, Commissioner, Kentucky Public Service Commission
Credit psc.ky.gov

Kentucky Public Service Commissioner Linda Breathitt's father, the late Governor Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, was newly in office for the 1964 March on Frankfort that was celebrated in a 50th Anniversary March today (March 5). Kate Lochte speaks with her about that time and today's march, 50 years later.

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Culture
2:02 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Hopkinsville International Festival Celebrates Global Heritage This Weekend

Credit Hopkinsville International Festival, Facebook

The Hopkinsville International Festival will be held March 7 from 4-8PM and March 8 from 10AM to 6PM at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Parks and Recreation will host a "Creation Station" where participants can design their own kites. Other festival activities include a virtual Tour de France, multilingual stories, an international pageant, international food vendors, a photo booth, door prizes, and more. Christian County Chamber's Yasamin Ausenbaugh visits with Kate Lochte  on Sounds Good for a preview.

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Business
2:38 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Understanding Bitcoin's Rise and Fall... and Rise?

Credit Zach Copley / Creative Commons

The virtual currency Bitcoin has been on a media rollercoaster since its introduction in 2009. Recently, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy, leaving half a billion dollars potentially gone. This news comes on the heels of the Chinese government announcing that exchanges were banned from using the Yuan. Nevertheless, Bitcoin may still be the currency of the future. Murray State's Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business faculty member Sunayan Acharya joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to explain the headlines and what the future may have in store for the digital currency.

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Arts
2:12 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

"Generazioni"- MSU Music Dept. Celebrates Paul Salerni

Murray State Department of Music offers a Mini-Festival featuring the Music of Paul Salerni titled "Generazioni" Thursday and Friday. On Sounds Good, Kate learns more from faculty member Mike D'Ambrozio,  who studied with Salerni at Lehigh University. 

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Society
2:12 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

50 Years Later: The Civil Rights March on Frankfort

1964 March on Frankfort
Credit kchr.ky.gov / Kentucky Commission on Human Rights

This week marks the 50th anniversary of a Kentucky event of importance not only for the state, but also for the nation. On March 5, 1964, over 10,000 people marched to Frankfort, Kentucky, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson, demanding a law to end segregation in the Commonwealth. We hear the story with Kate Lochte, through the voices of a state employee of that time and an organizer of the event - who is still working for human rights.

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Arts
3:46 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Music@MAC Presents Italian Electronic Group JoyCut

"Mesmerizing and conceptual sound based on dilated and biting electro sound." That's how Maiden Alley describes the Italian group JoyCut, playing live at Music@MAC on Wednesday, March 5. SXSW highlights, JoyCut have recently opened and toured with The Editors, Modest Mouse and Arcade Fire. Their United States tour promotes their third album. They come to Paducah as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, facilitating international creative partnerships. Kate Lochte speaks with Landee Bryant-Greene of Maiden Alley about the performance and others in the Music@MAC series.

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Arts
3:32 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Murray State Concert Choir Features Works of E.E. Cummings Sunday

E.E. Cummings

Dr. Amy Aucoin directs the Concert Choir of Murray State which is giving a concert Sunday, March 2 at 3:30 PM in Lovett Auditorium featuring the works of poet E.E. Cummings. Dr. Aucoin is also calling for singers for the spring semester of Community Chorus. She speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the upcoming performance and how one can become involved in the Community Chorus.

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Arts
3:14 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Clinton Crafts Concrete Chickens for Cultural Celebration

Credit Hickman County Arts Council & Friends, Facebook

The Hickman County Arts Council is raising money in connection with Clinton's Chicken Festival by selling hand-painted chickens crafted out of concrete. The brightly decorated chickens are on sale during the Hickman County Spring Chicken Festival, April 25-26. Mary Potter speaks with Kate Lochte about the chickens and the festival on Sounds Good

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