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

September 17, 2012

11:05 AM
Hear My Train A Comin’
Artist : Jimi Hendrix
Album : Blues
Label : Mca
11:08 AM
Stormy Monday Blues
Artist : Little Joe Cook
Album : Island 40 Volume 2: 1964-1969 Rhythm & Blues Beat
Label : Island
11:11 AM
Monday Morning Blues
Artist : Peter Case & Dave Alvin
Album : Avalon Blues: A Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt
Label : Vanguard Records
11:16 AM
Phonograph Blues
Artist : Robert Johnson
Album : The Complete Recordings
Label : Sony
11:36 AM
Paperback Writer
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Past Masters Vol. 2
Label : Apple Records/Capitol
11:39 AM
Buena Vista Social Club
Artist : Buena Vista Social Club
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
11:45 AM
Set Out Running
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Furnace Room Lullaby
Label : Anti
11:48 AM
Maybe On Monday
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
11:51 AM
Hip (Eponymous) Poor Boy
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia
11:55 AM
Trip Through Your Wires
Artist : U2
Album : The Joshua Tree
Label : Island
11:58 AM
Rainbirds
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Swordfishtrombones
Label : Island
12:05 PM
Blues With A Feeling
Artist : Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Album : An Anthology: The Elektra Years
Label : Rhino/Elektra
12:09 PM
Stormy Monday
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : The Fillmore Concerts
Label : Island / Mercury
12:22 PM
Big Mouth Blues
Artist : Gram Parsons
Album : G.P.
Label : Reprise / Wea
12:26 PM
This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak For You)
Artist : The Isley Brothers
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
12:29 PM
Hotel California
Artist : Gipsy Kings
Album : The Big Lebowski OST
Label : Island / Mercury
12:43 PM
Bohemian Rhapsody
Artist : Grey De Lisle
Album : Iron Flowers
Label : Sugarhill
12:47 PM
White Rabbit
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : White Rabbit (Live on Fresh Air) - single
Label :
12:50 PM
Tarnished Gold
Artist : Beechwood Sparks
Album : The Tarnished Gold
Label : Sub Pop
12:53 PM
Helplessness Blues
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Helplessness Blues
Label : Sub Pop

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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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