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

January 30, 2013

11:05 AM
5-10-15 Hours
Artist : Ruth Brown
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:08 AM
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
Artist : Eels
Album : Useless Trinkets (1996-2006)
Label : Geffen Records
11:11 AM
I’d Rather Be Blind Cripple And Crazy
Artist : Derek Trucks Band
Album : Songlines
Label : Sony
11:15 AM
Good Song
Artist : Blur
Album : Think Tank
Label : Virgin Records Us
11:32 AM
Now That I Know
Artist : Devendra Banhart
Album : Cripple Crow
Label : Xl Recordings
11:37 AM
Cursed Sleep
Artist : Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Album : The Letting Go
Label : Drag City
11:45 AM
Sunshine Of Your Love
Artist : Cream
Album : Disraeli Gears
Label : Polydor / Umgd
11:49 AM
Behind Blue Eyes
Artist : The Who
Album : Who's Next
Label : Mca
11:52 AM
The Way The Whole Thing Ends
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : The Harrow & The Harvest
Label : Acony Records
11:59 AM
With A Little Help From My Friends
Artist : Nashville Mandolin Ensemble
Album : Bach, Beatles, Bluegrass
Label : Soundart Recordings
12:05 PM
As I Went Out One Morning
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : John Wesley Harding
Label : Sony
12:07 PM
Soul Man
Artist : Sam & Dave
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:10 PM
Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Don Covay
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:24 PM
Lovin’ In My Baby’s Eyes
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : Phantom Eyes
Label : RCA Victor
12:27 PM
Time Will Tell
Artist : Bob Marley
Album : Songs Of Freedom
Label : Island
12:31 PM
If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day
Artist : Chris Thomas King
Album : Hellhound On My Trail - The Songs of Robert Johnson
Label : Telarc
12:34 PM
Didn’t It Rain
Artist : Songs: Ohia
Album : Didn't It Rain
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:44 PM
Cherokee
Artist : Cat Power
Album : Sun
Label : Matador Records
12:49 PM
White Sky
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Contra
Label : XL Recordings
12:52 PM
Civilian Stripes
Artist : Divine Fits
Album : A Thing Called Divine Fits
Label : Merge Records
12:54 PM
Gone With The Wind
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : Billie's Best
Label : Polygram Records

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Environment
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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Education
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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Sports
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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Arts
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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Culture
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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Culture
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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Arts
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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Arts
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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Culture
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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Business
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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