Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays
Austin Carter
Tracy Ross

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

May 10, 2013

11:00 AM
I’m Walkin’
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Walking to New Orleans
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11:10 AM
Memories Are Made of This
Artist : Dean Martin
Album : Dino: The Essential Dean Martin
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11:15 AM
Graduation Day
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:20 AM
Dance With Me
Artist : The Drifters
Album : The Singles Collection
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11:25 AM
Honey Don’t
Artist : Carl Perkins
Album : The Legendary Sun Classics
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12:56 PM
Mary Ann
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Ray Charles Story, Vol. 1
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12:56 PM
Sincerely
Artist : The Moonglows
Album : Great Doo-Wop Classics
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11:35 AM
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : Elvis' Gold Records Vol. 2
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11:40 AM
Moments to Remember
Artist : The Four Lads
Album : Senior Prom, Disc 1
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11:45 AM
Time
Artist : Lefty Frizzell
Album : Look What Thoughts Will Do
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11:50 AM
Lollipop
Artist : The Chordettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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11:55 AM
Let the Good Times Roll
Artist : Shirley and Lee
Album : Aladdin '52-'59
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11:59 AM
Hold It
Artist : Bill Doggett
Album : All His Hits
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12:04 PM
It’s All in the Game
Artist : Tommy Edwards
Album : 50 of the Greatest Number 1 Hits of the 50's
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12:08 PM
P.S. I Love You
Artist : The Hilltoppers
Album : My Treasure
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12:10 PM
Little Darlin’
Artist : The Diamonds
Album : The Best of the Diamonds
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12:14 PM
Queen of the Hop
Artist : Bobby Darin
Album : Queen of the Hop
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12:17 PM
Get a Job
Artist : The Silhouettes
Album : Number One Hits of the 50s
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12:17 PM
My Special Angel
Artist : Bobby Helms
Album : Super Hits from 1957
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12:29 PM
Why Don’t You Believe Me
Artist : Joni James
Album : The Fabulous Fifties, Vol. 4
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12:32 PM
Searchin’
Artist : The Coasters
Album : Choice Oldie Cuts
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12:35 PM
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Artist : Jimmie Rodgers
Album : The Best of Jimmie Rodgers
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12:38 PM
It’s Just a Matter of Time
Artist : Brook Benton
Album : 20 Greatest Hits
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12:44 PM
Cry Me A River
Artist : Julie London
Album : Her Name is Julie
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12:45 PM
Witch Doctor
Artist : David Seville
Album : It Was Great in '58
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12:50 PM
Rip It Up
Artist : Little Richard
Album : Greatest Gold Hits
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12:52 PM
You Upset Me Baby
Artist : B.B. King
Album : Classic Masters
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12:55 PM
Catch A Falling Star
Artist : Perry Como
Album : Magic Moments: Greatest Hits of Perry Como
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12:57 PM
Ram-Bunk-Shush
Artist : Bill Doggett
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Environment
4:51 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Winter Pruning Tips from MSU Horticulturalist

With high temperatures expected to reach the lower to mid 50s this weekend, it might just be warm enough to step outside and give that yard some much needed tender loving care. Pruning during the dormant months is the most common practice, allowing plants ample opportunity to grow in the spring. Murray State Horticulture faculty member Pat Williams addresses pruning in the winter and what to do about ice-damaged trees in a workshop from 1 to 3 Saturday (February 15) afternoon at the Pullen Farm greenhouse at the Murray State Arboretum, on Hickory Drive, off Main Street.

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Government
4:33 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Beshear's Tax Reform Proposal in House Budget Committee Today, A Behind-The-Scenes Look

Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson
Credit Flickr

Lt. Gov Jerry Abramson presented a draft of Governor Steve Beshear's proposed tax code changes to the House budget committee today, which was first announced by Beshear last week. The changes, if fully implemented, could raise an estimated $210 million annually by expanding the 6% sales tax to select services, an increased tax on cigarettes from 60 cents to $1 dollar per pack, and reducing tax breaks on pensions for people earning more than $80,000. On Sounds Good, Kate speaks with policy analyst and member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Committee on tax reform, Jason Bailey about the events of the day.

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Education
3:32 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

WKCTC Among Top Community Colleges for 3rd Consecutive Year

Once again, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has placed Paducah's West Kentucky Community and Technical College among the nation's best community colleges. The top 150 will compete for a $1 million grand prize awarded in early 2015. Kate speaks with Dr. Renae Akin, WKCTC Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management and Associate VP of Learning Initiatives about the honor.

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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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