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

April 12, 2013

11:04 AM
Wake Up, Little Susie
Artist : The Everly Brothers
Album : 55 Essential Tracks
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11:08 AM
Venus
Artist : Frankie Avalon
Album : The Best of Frankie Avalon
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11:11 AM
Wonderful World
Artist : Sam Cooke
Album : Greatest Hits
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11:18 AM
Almost Grown
Artist : Chuck Berry
Album : The Definitive Collection
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11:25 AM
A White Sport Coat
Artist : Marty Robbins
Album : Marty Robbins - 16 Biggest Hits
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11:27 AM
You’ll Never Know
Artist : The Platters
Album : All Time Greatest Hits
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11:29 AM
Mr. Lee
Artist : The Bobbettes
Album : I Shot Mr. Lee
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11:33 AM
Who’s Sorry Now
Artist : Connie Francis
Album : Her Greatest Hits
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11:39 AM
Summertime Blues
Artist : Eddie Cochran
Album : The Best of Eddie Cochran
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11:45 AM
See You Later, Alligator
Artist : Bill Haley and the Comets
Album : Rock Around the Clock
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11:48 AM
Seventeen
Artist : The Fontaine Sisters
Album : The Ladies of Pop
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11:50 AM
Jerry Lee Lewis
Artist : Whole Lot of Shakin’ Goin’ On
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11:53 AM
Without Love
Artist : Clyde McPhatter and The Drifters
Album : Fools Fall in Love
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11:57 AM
Peggy Sue
Artist : Buddy Holly
Album : Greatest Hits
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11:59 AM
Bandstand Boogie
Artist : Les Elgart
Album : The Band of the Year
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12:04 PM
Rock and Roll is Here to Stay
Artist : Danny and the Juniors
Album : Danny and the Juniors and Other Great Hits
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1:04 PM
The Wallflower (Dance with Me Henry)
Artist : Etta James
Album : Most Essential Blues
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12:11 PM
Too Young
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : The Unforgettable Nat King Cole
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12:21 PM
A Teenager in Love
Artist : Dion and the Belmonts
Album : The Best of Dion and the Belmonts
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1:21 PM
Teddy Bear
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : 30 #1 Hits
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1:26 PM
My Boy Elvis
Artist : Janis Martin
Album : The Female Elvis
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1:32 PM
All I Have to Do is Dream
Artist : The Everly Brothers
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1:33 PM
Diana
Artist : Paul Anka
Album : Diana - His Greatest Hits
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1:34 PM
Sweet Nothin’s
Artist : Brenda Lee
Album : The Definitive Collection
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1:37 PM
Charlie Brown
Artist : The Coasters
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1:38 PM
Mr. Sandman
Artist : The Cordettes
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12:46 PM
Sixteen Candles
Artist : The Crests
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1:46 PM
Little Star
Artist : The Elegants
Album : One Hit Wonders, Vol. 4
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12:52 PM
Love Letters in the Sand
Artist : Pat Boone
Album : Love Letters
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12:54 PM
Believe What You Say
Artist : Ricky Nelson
Album : Greatest Hits
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1:54 PM
The Great Pretender
Artist : The Platters
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1:58 PM
Woo Hoo
Artist : The Rock-a-Teens
Album : The Rock A Teens
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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

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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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Politics
4:33 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Statewide Fairness Bill Gaining Traction in Frankfort

Kentucky's House Bill 171, known as the Statewide Fairness Bill, is gaining traction in Frankfort, recently signing 16 co-sponsors, a record number of sponsors. Murray State's LGBT and URSA Program Coordinator and Vice Chair, President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, Jody Randall joins Kate Lochte to talk more about this bill and the way legislators are beginning to think of discrimination protection for the LGBT community.

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Business
4:16 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Update on WK&T's High-Speed Fiber Project

Customers on WK&T's new Flite fiber project can expect internet speeds up to 60 miles per hour. WK&T Sales and Product Manager Michael Lee speaks with Kate Lochte about the fiber construction, how the project began, and what it means for home and business owners in their nine county service area. 

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Arts
11:20 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Bluegrass Grammy Nominee James King Plays Draffenville

This year's Grammy nominations for Best Bluegrass Album include "Three Chords and the Truth" along with projects by The Boxcars, Dailey & Vincent, Della Mae, and Del McCoury Band. Writing for the CD release of "Three Chords and the Truth," Randy Pitts recalls hearing James King for the first time in 1992 in Owensboro and describes him as a "stocky ex-Marine whose voice bowled me over." Kate speaks with King:

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Arts
10:51 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Market House Theatre Opens the Year with New Farce

Paducah's Market House Theatre opens 'The Fox on the Fairway' tonight (January 16). It's a tribute to golf and to the great English farces of the 1930's and 40's. Playwright Ken Ludwig said in a 2010 interview that the play is "really about love - and the joys and angst and craziness of love - in two different eras of our life." Kate Lochte speaks with Market House Director Michael Cochran, who is directing the production that runs through January 26. 

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Culture
4:47 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Madisonville Hosts One of Kentucky's Largest MLK Celebrations

Hopkins County reaches a milestone Saturday with a program celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. legacy that is one of the longest-running and largest MLK national holiday recognition services in Kentucky. Saturday's event theme is "Yesterday's Dream, Tomorrow's Reality," with the program starting at 4 p.m. in the Madisonville Community College Health Campus Byrnes Auditorium, at 750 Laffoon Street in Madisonville. Kate Lochte speaks with Tim W. Thomas of Madisonville, who serves as a Commissioner with the Kentucky Human Rights Commission. 

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