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

November 01, 2012

11:05 AM
If I Had A Boat
Artist : Lyle Lovett
Album : Pontiac
Label : Mca Nashville
11:08 AM
Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
Artist : Liquid Blue
Album : Maestros of Cool - A Tribute to Steely Dan
Label : Esc Records
11:13 AM
Thank You Pretty Baby
Artist : Professor Longhair
Album : Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology
Label : Rhino / Wea
11:30 AM
Downtown Blues
Artist : Ray and Glover
Album : Picture Has Faded
Label : Tim Kerr Records
11:32 AM
Baby I Love You
Artist : Aretha Franklin
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:48 AM
Please Mr. Postman
Artist : The Marvelettes
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
11:50 AM
In The Twilight
Artist : Alexander
Album : Self Titled
Label : Community Music
11:53 AM
I Love You
Artist : Asie Payton
Album : Oxford American Southern Sampler 2000
Label : Oxford American
11:57 AM
One To Ten In Ohio
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : The Age of Steam
Label : A&M
12:04 PM
Sunshine of Your Love
Artist : Cream
Album : Disraeli Gears
Label : Polydor / Umgd
12:08 PM
Guilty
Artist : Alejandro Escovedo
Album : Bourbonitis Blues
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:13 PM
At Least That’s What You Said
Artist : Wilco
Album : A Ghost Is Born
Label : Nonesuch
12:39 PM
Drinking Muddy Water
Artist : North Mississippi Allstars
Album : Shake Hands With Shorty
Label : Tone Cool
12:42 PM
I Wish I Was In Bowling Green
Artist : Cousin Emmy
Album : Oxford American 10th Anniversary Music Sampler
Label : Oxford American
12:45 PM
Bowling Green
Artist : Neko Case
Album : The Virginian
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:47 PM
Tighten Up
Artist : Archie Bell & The Drells
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:50 PM
Tighten Up
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Label : Nonesuch
12:54 PM
Okkervil River Song
Artist : Okkervil River
Album : Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See
Label : Jagjaguwar

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Environment
4:04 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Get Up Close to Crawly Critters at LBL Nature Station This Saturday

Big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus
Credit Matt Reinbold, Flickr Commons, Wikimedia Commons

LBL Woodlands Nature Station hosts a whole day of educational, family friendly programs with cool and crawly critters including snakes, bugs, bats and turtles this Saturday. We learn more with Aviva Yasgur on Sounds Good about this opportunity to teach all ages about lesser known and often under-appreciated creatures. Hear the conversation:

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Education
4:19 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Safety on the Spectrum: Awareness for Kids with Autism

For families with children who are living in the autism spectrum, routine safety awareness is even more important. Crissy Ramey of Families on the Spectrum speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about keeping potentially vulnerable kids safe. Hear the conversation:

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Education
2:46 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

A Fond Farewell to Soprano, MSU Music Professor Dr. Sonya Baker

Soprano Sonya Baker has presented programs in many of our region's performing arts halls and has held the position of  Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities & Fine Arts and Professor of Music at Murray State, but today she visits with us as she's on her way to a new post as Associate Dean for the College of Visual and Performing Arts at James Madison University. Hear the conversation:

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Society
2:22 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Columbia Club Seeks Funds to Renovate Historic Paducah Theatre

Darlene Mazzone and Landee Bryant-Greene join us on Sounds Good to talk about the Columbia Club's efforts to raise funds to renovate Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre, a project with an estimated $6 million price tag. Mazzone says restoring the architectural gem will improve downtown economic viability and expects the donation to be put toward a feasibility study for the renovation project. Hear the conversation: 

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Arts
1:49 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

MSU Town & Gown Plays 4th of July Weekend

The Murray State University Town and Gown Community Band celebrates Independence Day weekend with a concert Saturday night at 8 in Lovett Auditorium on the MSU campus. The concert is free and open to the public. The community band is a partnership between the university and the community, welcoming musicians of all ages to play together. Todd Hill stops by Sounds Good to talk with Tracy Ross about the concert.

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Arts
1:39 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Monster Draw, Demos, Music, Food on Sticks at Murray Art Guild's Summer Party

Summer Art Party 2013
Murray Art Guild, Facebook

Monster draw rally, food on sticks, artist demos and live music... The Murray Art Guild's Summer Art Party is tomorrow night from 6 to 9. Debi Danielson visits Sounds Good to speak with Jenni Todd about the event, featuring the Eddy Grove Trio and the Savage Radley. Hear the conversation:

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Arts
4:42 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Celebrate the 4th Red, White & Tuna-Style at Badgett Playhouse

Red, White & Tuna and The Fabulous Fifties Show are Fourth Fare at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers. Red, White & Tuna is the 3rd installment in the comedic series Greater Tuna, a satirical ride through the the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas' third smallest town. Perennial favorites and new arrivals appear in the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. Take a stroll down memory lane in The Fabulous 50's Show and The 70s Show this Saturday. Badgett impresario Bill Minihan joins us on Sounds Good with the details.

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Culture
4:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Murray Freedom Fest Kicks Off with Veterans Remembrance

Credit Freedom Fest, Facebook

Murray's annual tradition of food, fun and fireworks is back this Friday and Saturday. Festivities kick off Friday evening with a street fair featuring food, crafts, games, a beer garden, and an outdoor concert by Swamp Donkey and Margarita Beach. Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Erin Carrico walks us through Freedom Fest, beginning Friday with a 7:30 a.m. Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony at Chestnut Park. Hear the conversation:

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Good Reads
12:30 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Vampire Novelist from Benton Debuts Final Book in Trilogy

"For Lily Drake, slaying vampires is easy. Dating them is the hard part."

Author T. Michelle Nelson's vampire fiction heroine finishes her run with the last in the Lily Drake series, "Death Warmed Over," released today. The novel published by Inkspell Publishing, concludes the trilogy by the Benton native and Murray State graduate.  From her website: "When a devastating loss crushes her will to live, can Lily go on and be the leader she has to be?  What is she willing to sacrifice to save others?" Hear the conversation:

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Culture
12:18 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Madisonville's 4th Annual 4th Fest

Credit photo by Robert Wyatt

Madisonville goes all out on the week of 4th of July, featuring baseball, fireworks, live music, outdoor movie night and more. Hopkins County's Tourism and Convention Commission Executive Director Trish Noel joins us on Sounds Good to talk about 4th Fest, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, July 1) with Praise in the Park starting at 6 p.m. Hear the conversation:

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