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 14, 2012

11:05 AM
Hey Joe
Artist : The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Album : Are You Experienced?
Label : Experience Hendrix/MCA
11:08 AM
Barton Hollow
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Barton Hollow
Label : Sensibility Music
11:11 AM
See See Rider
Artist : LaVern Baker
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:28 AM
I Wanna Be Your Dog
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : March 16-20, 1992
Label : Sony
11:31 AM
Uncle John’s Band
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Workingman's Dead
Label : Rhino
11:36 AM
Shame, Shame
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Shame, Shame
Label : Anti
11:43 AM
Dirty Old Town
Artist : Frank Black
Album : Fast Man Raider Man
Label : Back Porch
11:46 AM
Phone Went West
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : At Dawn
Label : Darla Records
11:53 AM
Star Witness
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
Label : Anti
11:58 AM
Always On My Mind
Artist : Laurindo Almeida Trio
Album : Artistry In Rhythm
Label : Concord Records
12:17 PM
White Rabbit
Artist : Jefferson Airplane
Album : Surrealistic Pillow
Label : RCA
12:20 PM
Rabbit
Artist : Ray Wylie Hubbard
Album : Snake Farm
Label : Red Distribution
12:23 PM
Rabbit In The Log
Artist : Chris Thile & Michael Daves
Album : Sleep With One Eye Open
Label : Nonesuch
12:28 PM
Stepping Razor
Artist : Peter Tosh
Album : Equal Rights
Label : Sony Legacy
12:34 PM
Jammin’
Artist : Bob Marley
Album : Songs Of Freedom
Label : Equal Rights
12:40 PM
Don’t Give Up On Me
Artist : Solomon Burke
Album : Don't Give Up On Me
Label : Epitaph / Ada
12:43 PM
Where Gravity Is Dead
Artist : Laura Veirs
Album : Year of Meteors
Label : Nonesuch
12:48 PM
Down The Well
Artist : Moondoggies
Album : Tidelands
Label : HARDLY ART
12:54 PM
See A Little Light
Artist : Bob Mould
Album : Workbook
Label : Virgin Records Us

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Society
3:39 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Western Kentuckians Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Credit Special Olympics Kentucky / soky.org/westernkyplunge.htm

Brrr! Perhaps the chilliest fundraising event of the year, the Western Kentucky Plunge Polar Plunging pits brave Kentuckians against the icy waters of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park to raise funds for the Special Olympics. The event, held this year on February 15, has grown to more than 500 participants and raising more than $100,000 each year. Kate Lochte speaks with coach and coordinator Laura Miller of Murray about the event.

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Arts
3:29 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

New Arts Research: Serious Business for Kentucky Economy

Daniel Dimartile Louisville-based artist of innovative wood work, at the 2013 Paducah LowerTown Arts and Music Festival

A national measurement of arts and culture's impact on the economics of our country is welcome news for the Kentucky Arts Council whose grants impact so many of our communities and artists in western Kentucky. Kate Lochte speaks with KAC Communications Director Emily Moses about the new research and what it means for Kentucky. 

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Education
3:30 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Madisonville Community College in Top 150, Competes for $1 Million Prize

Madisonville Community College was recently named one of the nation's top 150 community colleges, which will compete for $1 million dollars in prize funds and the 2015 Aspen Prize. Western Kentucky has two of Kentucky's four colleges on the list. The other in our region is WKCTC in Paducah. Kate Lochte speaks with Madisonville Community College President Judy Rhoads on Sounds Good about the accolades and what it means for the college.

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Arts
3:24 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Paducah School of Art Hosts Ceramics Invitational, Empty Bowls Project

Paducah School of Art and Design is hosting open studio for ceramicists and friends to make and glaze bowls for this year's Empty Bowls Project. Ceramics Professor John Hasegawa speaks with Kate about how one can get involved. Also, they talk about what's on display at the WKCTC Clemens Gallery and the National Ceramics Invitational, which opened January 23 and runs through February 13.

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Arts
3:13 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Glema Mahr Exhibits 30 Years of Creative Excellence in Kentucky

Madisonville and Bowling Green are hosting "Uncommon Wealth," a traveling exhibit of work by Kentucky Artists who have received the Kentucky Arts Council Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship over its 30 year history. Brad Downall, Director of the Glema Center at Madisonville Community College, speaks with Kate about the exhibit on Sounds Good.

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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
Credit Wikimedia Commons

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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