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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July 11, 2014

11:05 AM
Only Son Of The Ladiesman
Artist : Father John Misty
Album : Fear Fun
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Sub Pop
11:09 AM
Underneath the Leaves
Artist : John Vanderslice
Album : The Life and Death of an American Fourtracker
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Barsuk
11:31 AM
Artist : Kim Churchill
Album : Silence / Win
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Import
11:34 AM
Where I Lead Me
Artist : Amy Lavere
Album : Runaway's Diary
ReleaseYear : 2014
11:38 AM
Like A Summer Thursday
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Our Mother The Mountain
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:43 AM
We’re Both So Sorry
Artist : Mirah
Album : C'mon Miracle
Label : K. Records
11:48 AM
Artist : The Haden Triplets
Album : The Haden Triplets
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Third Man Records
11:52 AM
Reason To Believe
Artist : The Henry Girls
Album : Louder Than Words
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Beste! Unterhaltung (Broken Silence)
11:56 AM
Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Don Covay
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues: 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:59 AM
Artist : Erik Friedlander
Album : NightHawks
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Skipstone Records
12:05 PM
Reason To Believe
Artist : Ron Sexsmith
Album : Bleecker Street: Greenwich Village In The 60's
Label : Astor Place Records
12:08 PM
Along Came Jones
Artist : The Coasters
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues: 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:11 PM
Time Is Gone
Artist : Jamestown Revival
Album : Utah
ReleaseYear : 2014
12:23 PM
Night At Lake Unknown
Artist : Conor Oberst
Album : Upside Down Mountain
Label : Nonesuch
12:27 PM
Revolution Begins In the Basement
Artist : Dan Bern
Album : Anthems
Label : Dan Bern
12:31 PM
Revolution 1
Artist : The Beatles
Album : The White Album
Label : EMI
12:35 PM
Artist : Toots and the Maytals
Album : Pressure Drop: The Best of Toots and the Maytals
Label : Universal UK
12:41 PM
Artist : Dr. John
Album : Locked Down
Label : Nonesuch
12:44 PM
Revolution Blues
Artist : Neil Young
Album : On The Beach
Label : Reprise / Wea
12:48 PM
The Revolution Starts Now
Artist : Steve Earle
Album : The Revolution Starts Now
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : Artemis Records
12:53 PM
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Artist : Gil Scott Heron
Album : Evolution (And Flashback): The Very Best of Gil Scott Heron
Label : RCA Victor


12:57 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

National Weather Service: Snow Likely Tonight

The National Weather Service says a disturbance in the upper levels of the atmosphere will move across the Mississippi Valley tonight, bringing a spread of snow across the Ohio River Valley. We will likely receive roughly 1 to 2 inches of snow this evening, which may make roads hazardous. Rick Shanklin of NWS in Paducah gives us an outlook on weekend weather.

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12:31 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

"Putt" Children First Fundraiser for Youth Mentors, Feb. 15

West Kentucky Mentoring provides one-to-one site-based mentoring services to youth between the ages of 5 to 18. They match caring adults with youth in various sites like schools libraries and homes; spending time helping with homework, sports and talking about life. Director Suzy Crook joins Kate on Sounds Good to talk about the first annual "Putt" Children First Fundraiser, February 15 at Treasure  Golf in Murray.

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4:21 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Neal Bradley on Racers' Showdown with Belmont

Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley returns to our studio to speak all things Murray State basketball with Tracy Ross. This week, they talk about Murray State's nationally televised OVC showdown with the Belmont Bruins tonight at 8 p.m. at Curb Event Center in Nashville, on ESPU.

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4:05 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Kentucky Governor's Mansion Seeks Student Art & Essays

Credit Kentucky Governor's Mansion, Facebook

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear is seeking original art and/or essays form public, private and home school students as part of a year-long series of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Kentucky Governor's Mansion, also known as "People's House."  Rebecca Blessing of the Kentucky Department of Education joins us on Sound Good with the details.

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3:46 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Murray Attorney Pens True Tale of Murder and Redemption

In 1922, the Graves County Sheriff was murdered in the courthouse in front of several witnesses. A few days later, his wife is appointed sheriff and begins her quest for redemption. Murray attorney Sid Easley tells this true tale in his book, A Courthouse Tragedy. Easley joins Kate Lochte in the studio during Sounds Good to describe the fateful events and reads from his book.

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3:50 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

50 Years Later: The Sunday Night that Forever Changed Music

The Beatles arrive at JFK Airport
Credit Library of Congress, Wikimedia Commons

Fifty years ago this Sunday (February 9, 2014), four mop-topped lads from Liverpool took to a television stage and changed the world. The Beatles made their stateside debut on The Ed Sullivan Show in three consecutive headlining performances to great anticipation and fanfare, drawing over 73 million viewers and launching the 'British Invasion.' Commentator and Murray State history professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on their first performance and its cultural impact over 50 years.

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3:37 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Empty Bowls Event to Feed Paducah's Hungry, February 15

Empty Bowls Fundraiser Event 2012
Credit Empty Bowls Project of Paducah, Facebook

The Empty Bowls Project returns to Paducah at the Julian M. Carroll Convention Center February 15. The evening is a fundraiser for The Community Kitchen of Paducah, and gathers over 1,400 hand-made ceramic bowls and over a dozen different restaurants for an opportunity to feed the most fragile members of our community. Kate Lochte speaks with Michael Terra of Terra Cottage Ceramics about the event.

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3:48 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Killer Rabbits, Cows and French People in Playhouse in the Park's Spamalot

"Lovingly ripped off" from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the musical Spamalot has fun with the legend of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table - complete with cows, killer rabbits, Knights who say "Ni," beautiful show girls and French people. Tracy Ross is joined by Jeff Miller (King Arthur) and Joanne Robertson (Lady of the Lake) for a preview of the Playhouse in the Park Production. 

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2:11 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

152 Years Later: Fort Henry's Construction, Battle and Legacy

Bombardment and capture of Fort Henry, 1860s lithograph by Currier and Ives
Credit Wikimedia Commons

The Battle of Fort Henry was fought on February 6, 1862, in western Tennessee and was the first important victory for the Union led by Ulysses S. Grant, in the Western Theater during the Civil War. Dover historian Susan "Ski" Witzofsky previews her February 8th program for the 152nd Anniversary of Fort Henry's construction, battle and legacy.

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12:15 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

MSU Marketing Professor on the Buzz and Economics of Super Bowl Ads

Budweiser Commercial
Credit YouTube

 Super Bowl ads cause a lot of buzz.  On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Murray State Marketing Professor Glynn Mangold about the creativity and economics of Super Bowl advertisements. They talk about this year's highlights, trends, the different types of marketing, what's successful and what's not.

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