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 26, 2013

11:05 AM
Waterfall
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : 3 Pears
Label : Warner Bros
11:08 AM
Ramblin’ Jack
Artist : Kris Kristopherson
Album : Feeling Mortal
Label : KK Records, LLC
11:12 AM
Silent Partner
Artist : Big Sandy Y Los Straitjackets
Album : The Man Of Somebody's Dreams: A Tribute to the Songs of Chris Gaffney
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:27 AM
The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest
Artist : Jerry Garcia & David Grisman
Album : Been All Around This World
Label : Acoustic Disc
11:34 AM
Mali Cuba
Artist : AfroCubism
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
11:42 AM
June Hymn
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : The King Is Dead
Label : Capitol
11:46 AM
Mercy
Artist : Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Album : Howl Sessions
Label : Cobraside/Abstract Dragon
11:51 AM
Waiting In Vain
Artist : Bob Marley & The Wailers
Album : One Love
Label : Umvd Labels
11:55 AM
The Vanishing Mind
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
11:59 AM
Sunspots
Artist : Bob Mould
Album : Workbook
Label : Virgin Records Us
12:04 PM
Sir Duke
Artist : Stevie Wonder
Album : The Definitive Collection
Label : Motown Universal
12:08 PM
Shake Some Action
Artist : Cracker
Album : Garage D'Or
Label : Virgin Records Us
12:28 PM
Flyrock Blues
Artist : Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore
Album : Dear Companion
Label : Sub Pop
12:31 PM
The Sparrow and The Medicine
Artist : The Tallest Man On Earth
Album : Shallow Grave
Label : DEAD OCEANS
12:34 PM
As You Do
Artist : Castanets
Album : Cathedral
Label : Asthmatic Kitty
12:39 PM
Mansion On The Hill (live)
Artist : The National
Album : The Virginia EP
Label : Beggars Banquet
12:44 PM
I Got You Babe
Artist : Mark Kozelek
Album : Like Rats
Label : Caldo Verde
12:47 PM
Don’t Explain
Artist : Nina Simone
Album : The Diva Series: Nina Simone
Label : Verve
12:52 PM
I’m Only Lonely
Artist : Gentleman Jesse
Album : Leaving Atlanta
Label : Douchemaster
12:56 PM
I Won’t Back Down
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : American III: Solitary Man
Label : American Recordings

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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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Arts
3:55 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Maestro Ponti Previews Paducah Symphony's Rachmaninoff Concert

Paducah Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raffaele Ponti conducts "Rachmaninoff's 2nd Symphony" at the Carson Center, February 1.

The performance features Paul Creston's "Dance Overture op.62, Robert Smith's Rites of Tamburo in a side-by-side performance with the youth orchestra and Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphony No.2. Kate speaks with Ponti about the selection and other activities happening through PSO.

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Arts
3:07 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Nashville Actor 'Finds' Nat King Cole in Hopkinsville

The famous Route 66 makes a path through Hopkinsville on February 8. Nashville-based actor Jeff Obafemi Carr brings his one-man performance Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole to the Alhambra Theatre for an evening of stories and tapestry of tribute to the late jazz musician. He previews the upcoming performance with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Education
2:46 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Jesse Stuart Papers Return to Murray State Archives

MSU Deans of Libraries Dr. Adam Murray

Murray State's Jesse Stuart Collection contains the published works of southern Appalachia novelist and author Jesse Hilton Stuart. The collection includes numerous first editions, journals, foreign language editions, paperbacks, and signed copies. Stuart donated the collection to the university in 1961. MSU's Dean of Libraries Dr. Adam Murray joined Kate in the studio to talk about the papers' return from Morehead State University. 

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Education
3:54 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

UIU Link Connects Students to Web Courses Across Universities

UIU Link is a new brokerage for online accredited higher education courses. The system allows universities and their faculty the ability to seek additional revenue sources and enrollment enrichment by sharing their course seat availability to prospective students from other colleges. Former Murray Town and Gown's Kim Griffo has instituted the new business based at Virginia Tech with an office in Paducah. She joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about this new opportunity in the region.

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Sports
3:44 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Racer Football Coach on NFL Memories and Super Bowl Predictions

The Super Bowl is the most watched single-day sporting event in the world and to celebrate, Tracy Ross talks to Murray State Racer football coach Chris Hatcher about the NFL's popularity, the coach's favorite team and player and the keys to victory in Sunday's big game.

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