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

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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Sports
2:37 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Neal Bradley on the Racers' Charge to the Top of OVC

Tracy Ross speaks with Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley about all things Murray State basketball. In this installment, they recap the recent games against Austin Peay State University and Eastern Illinois University. Also, they discuss the Racers' charge to the top of the OVC standings.

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Culture
2:58 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Hopkinsville iFest Celebrates Global Heritage

Credit Hopkinsville International Festival, Facebook

 Hopkinsville's annual international festival celebrates global heritage with music, performances, food and activities for all ages. Mary Migala of iFest Hopkinsville joins us during Sounds Good to talk about the International Festival March 7 and 8 at the James E. Bruce Convention center. 

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Arts
1:04 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Campus Lights Presents Musical Comedy "Anything Goes"

Ryan Knight Chairs the 77th Campus Lights at Murray State

Murray State's 77th Campus Lights features Cole Porter's musical comedy, "Anything Goes," which opens January 23, continuing through a Sunday matinee. This year's Chair is Ryan Knight, who joins Kate in the studio during Sounds Good, to preview the show. Campus Lights is one of the university's oldest traditions. It's a yearly winter musical that funds scholarships for incoming music students. 

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Arts
12:54 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Artist Previews "Coming Dark" Gallery at MSU's Clara Eagle Gallery

Artist Bill Conger at WKMS

Artist Bill Conger presents "Coming Dark - Selected Works 2004 through 2014" at Murray State's Clara Eagle Gallery, through March. Peoria-based artist Conger uses mixed media to craft minimalist and haunting work, recollecting themes of love, memory and time. Colin Nesbit, Executive Director of the Clara Eagle Gallery also joins the conversation about Conger's upcoming exhibit.

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Culture
1:38 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Highland Society Honors Legacy of Robert Burns

Robert Burns
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Proud Scotsman Robert Valentine stops by Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about the West Kentucky Highland Society's Traditional Robert Burns Supper at the Murray Woman's Club this Saturday (January 25). 

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Culture
11:56 am
Tue January 21, 2014

A Kimchi Western, Backpacking Lovers, Rastafarianism and More in MSU Cinema International Series

Dr. Tim Johns of Murray State's English and Philosophy Department previews the spring lineup for their Cinema International film series, which includes recent award-winning films from Belgium, South Korea, China, Israel, Norway, and more. Kid With a Bike showed last weekend (January 16-18), this week (January 23-25) is the South Korean big-budget western film The Good, The Bad, The Weird.

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Education
2:06 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Zinio Magazine Service and More at Calloway County Public Library

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn stop by our studio to give us an update on events and activities. We learn about the facility needs assessment meeting on January 29th and the new Zinio program. Zinio is a distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 5,500 magazines from a wide range of publishers. 

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Government
1:56 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

50th Anniversary Civil Rights March on Frankfort

Credit kchr.ky.gov

As a young man, shortly out of high school, John J. Johnson was the president of the local NAACP in his hometown of Franklin, Kentucky, and was a member of the executive committee for the March on Frankfort 50 years ago, which is being commemorated this year. That first march touched the nation and ultimately helped lead to the passage of the U.S. Civil Rights Act on July 2 of the same year. Today, John J. Johnson is the Executive Director of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, and speaks with Kate Lochte.

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Science
3:52 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Astronaut Couple Loans Suits to Discovery Park of America

Union City's Discovery Park of America hosts two shuttle astronauts during its Space and Flight Month celebration through January. We're honored to bring you a conversation with the married astronaut couple Captain Robert "Hoot" Gibson and Dr. Rhea Seddon who are loaning their suits to Discovery Park of America for the celebration, in a special dinner event next Friday (January 24).

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Arts
3:37 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Slam Poet "Snacks" Starts West Kentucky Poets Group

Credit samuelhawkins.com

Slam Poet Samuel "Snacks" Hawkins runs a mentoring program at the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club in Paducah and shares his poetry with us during Sounds Good. He also brings news of a West Kentucky Poets group he's working on starting. 

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