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 11, 2013

11:05 AM
Kick Drum Heart
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : I And Love And You
Label : American Recordings
11:07 AM
Heart (Things Never Shared)
Artist : Doug Martsch
Album : Self Titled
Label : WEA/Reprise
11:11 AM
A Heart Like Mine
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : 3 Pears
Label : Warner Bros.
11:15 AM
Give Back The Key To My Heart
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : Anodyne
Label : Rhino
11:26 AM
Port Tobacco
Artist : Tony Rice
Album : The Bluegrass Sessions
Label : Rounder / Umgd
11:30 AM
Forgetful Heart
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Together Through Life
Label : Columbia
11:34 AM
Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles
Artist : Captain Beefheart
Album : The Big Lebowski OST
Label : Island / Mercury
11:37 AM
In These Hearts
Artist : Daniel Martin Moore
Album : Stray Age
Label : Sub Pop
11:41 AM
My Heart’s In The Right Place
Artist : Lake Street Dive
Album : Self Titled
Label : Signature Sounds
11:44 AM
Heart On A String
Artist : Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Album : Here We Rest
Label : LIGHTNING ROD REC.
11:48 AM
I Can Get Us Out Of Here Tonight
Artist : Lucero
Album : Rebels, Rogues, & Sworn Brothers
Label : Rebel Group
11:52 AM
Just What I Needed
Artist : The Cars
Album : Complete Greatest Hits
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:56 AM
Quarter Chicken Dark
Artist : Stuart Duncan;Chris Thile;Edgar Meyer;Yo-Yo Ma
Album : The Goat Rodeo Sessions
Label : SONY MASTERWORKS
12:04 PM
Let’s Dance
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Best of Bowie
Label : Virgin Records Us
12:08 PM
The Love You Love
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : Heaven
Label : Fat Possum
12:11 PM
Black Heart
Artist : Calexico
Album : Feast Of Wire
Label : Quarter Stick
12:16 PM
Easy To Love
Artist : Edith Frost
Album : Wonder Wonder
Label : Drag City
12:32 PM
Lover, You Should Have Come Over
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album : Grace
Label : Sony
12:39 PM
Heart Paper Lover
Artist : Marissa Nadler
Album : Little Hells
Label : Kemado
12:43 PM
Love Is Blindness
Artist : U2
Album : Achtung Baby
Label : Island
12:49 PM
The Heartbreak Rides
Artist : A.C. Newman
Album : Get Guilty
Label : Matador Records
12:54 PM
Katie Cruel
Artist : Karen Dalton
Album : Oxford American Southern Music #9
Label : Oxford American
12:56 PM
Dark Pocket
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : Born Bad
Label : People in a Position to Know Recordings

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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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