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

October 08, 2012

11:37 AM
Muleskinner Blues
Artist : Van Morrison, Lonnie Donegan & Chris Barber
Album : The Skiffle Sessions: Live in Belfast 1998
Label : Virgin Records
11:40 AM
Bertha
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Hundred Year Hall
Label : Arista
11:46 AM
It Hurts Me Too
Artist : Keb’ Mo’
Album : The Door
Label : Epic/550 Music/Okeh
11:51 AM
38 Years Old
Artist : The Tragically Hip
Album : Yer Favourites
Label : Fontana Universal
11:55 AM
Paradise
Artist : John Prine
Album : Self Titled
Label : Atlantic
11:59 AM
The Crow
Artist : Steve Martin
Album : The Crow: New Songs for the Five String Banjo
Label : Rounder / Umgd
12:04 PM
You Are Not Alone
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : You Are Not Alone
Label : Anti
12:08 PM
The Thanks I Get
Artist : Wilco
Album : Sky Blue Sky (bonus track)
Label : Nonesuch
12:12 PM
Wait So Long
Artist : Trampled By Turtles
Album : Palomino
Label : Banjado Records
12:15 PM
Whole Lot of Shakin’ Goin’ On
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Let's Have A Party: The Very Best of Wanda Jackson
Label : Varese Fontana
12:21 PM
Feels Like Rain
Artist : John Hiatt
Album : Slow Turning
Label : A&M
12:26 PM
Poison & Wine
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Barton Hollow
Label : Sensibility Music
12:30 PM
Ring of Fire
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Best of The Johnny Cash TV Show
Label : Sony
12:33 PM
Boogie In My Bones
Artist : Laurel Aitken
Album : Island 40 Volume 1: 1959-1964 - Ska's The Limit
Label : Island
12:36 PM
I’m A One Woman Man
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:40 PM
Elvis Presley Blues
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : Time (The Revelator)
Label : Acony Records
12:45 PM
Down With The Shine
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Carpenter
Label : Universal Republic
12:49 PM
The Vanishing Mind
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
12:53 PM
Don’t Let Me Die Nervous
Artist : Califone
Album : Sometimes Good Weather Follows Bad People
Label : Perishable
12:56 PM
MIllionaire
Artist : Slaid Cleaves
Album : Unsung
Label : Rounder / Umgd

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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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