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

September 18, 2012

11:05 AM
Darkness On The Face Of The Earth
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Teatro
Label : Island
11:07 AM
Napoli
Artist : Giant Sand
Album : Is All Over The Map
Label : Thrill Jockey
11:11 AM
Reasons To Quit
Artist : Phosphorescent
Album : To Willie
Label : DEAD OCEANS
11:14 AM
Wild Horses
Artist : Old & In The Way
Album : Self Titled
Label : Arista
11:29 AM
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Artist : The Band
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Capitol
11:33 AM
Long And Wasted Years
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Tempest
Label : Columbia
11:37 AM
Can’t Get It Right Today
Artist : Joe Purdy
Album : You Can Tell Georgia
Label : CDBB
11:44 AM
Too Many People
Artist : Paul & Linda McCartney
Album : Ram
Label : Capitol
11:48 AM
Sweet Jane
Artist : Cowboy Junkies
Album : The Trinity Session
Label : RCA
11:52 AM
Cowboy Junkies Lament
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : No Deeper Blue
Label : Fat Possum (Ryko)
11:55 AM
Heartbreakin Man
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : The Tennessee Fire
Label : Darla Records
11:58 AM
Slapback Blues (with Derek Trucks)
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Guitars
Label : MCCOY TYNER MUSIC
12:14 PM
Timebomb
Artist : Old 97’s
Album : Too Far To Care
Label : Elektra / Wea
12:17 PM
Fifteen Keys
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : Anodyne
Label : Rhino
12:23 PM
(I Love The Sound of) Breaking Glass
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Basher: The Best of Nick Lowe
Label : Sony
12:27 PM
Solsbury Hill
Artist : Peter Gabriel
Album : Hit
Label : Geffen Records
12:31 PM
Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : Graceland
Label : Sony Legacy
12:37 PM
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
Artist : Otis Redding
Album : Top of the Stax: 20 Greatest Hits
Label : Stax
12:41 PM
Let It Roll
Artist : North Mississippi Allstars
Album : Keys To The Kingdom
Label : SONGS OF THE SOUTH
12:45 PM
Guns Of Brixton
Artist : Jimmy Cliff
Album : Rebirth
Label : UMe
12:48 PM
Battleship Chains
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:52 PM
West End Blues
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Leaving Eden
Label : Nonesuch
12:55 PM
Hemingway’s Whiskey
Artist : Kris Kristofferson
Album : This One's For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark
Label : Icehouse Music

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Society
12:20 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

50 Years Later: The Cultural Significance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream Speech"

On this day 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to a crowd of over 200,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on this defining moment of the Civil Rights Movement, and it's cultural significance then and 50 years later. 

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Business
4:36 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

KY Chamber Rep on what the Affordable Care Act Means for Businesses

An overview of how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect you and your business is on the horizon for attendees of this Thursday's Business@Breakfast of the Murray Calloway County Chamber of Commerce and Murray State's Town & Gown office. It starts at 7:30 a.m. in MSU's Curris Center Ballroom. The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce presentation includes several online and in-person resource options. Its Manager of Public Affairs, Ashli Watts, brings the program. The Campbellsville University and University of Louisville graduate worked at the Kentucky Bar Association and the LRC before joining the chamber last year. Kate Lochte has the interview.

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Arts
4:31 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Playhouse in the Park Presents: "The Odd Couple"

The Odd Couple’s Oscar Madison has a perfect line for lunchtime: “I got brown sandwiches and green sandwiches. It’s either very new cheese or very old meat.” MSU English and Philosophy’s Rusty Jones directs Playhouse in the Park’s The Odd Couple opening Friday for a two weekend run. Dr. Jones brings cast members Brad Brauser (Oscar) and Tom Jackson (Felix) to visit Sounds Good. This Neil Simon iconic comedy won a Tony in 1965 and, according to the American Association of Community Theatres, it is still one of the most frequently produced comedies by community theatres around the world. See more at Playhouse in the Park's website.

Sports
3:55 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Women in Telecom Golf Day Raises Scholarships Funds

Annie Vandiver joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. She's with the Center for Telecommunications Systems Management at Murray State and is planning the annual AT&T Women in Telecom Golf Day at Miller to raise scholarship funds for women in the TSM program. Vandiver talks about this networking event and the event speaker, Barbara Webb, and her contributions in the telecom industry. They talk about women in the telecom industry in general, and the many career opportunities available in the field.

Society
12:19 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

How to Tackle Bullying in the Workplace

Murray State's LGBT and URSA Program Coordinator Jody Cofer Randall also chairs the Murray Human Rights Commission, and we speak with on Sounds Good today - the topic is bullying in the workplace. He speaks with Kate on the subtleties of bullying, how to identify the symptoms and how to handle the situation. They talk about the Human Rights Commissions' education campaign and how your business can get involved. See more about the Murray Human Rights Commission.

Culture
4:16 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

A Look at the Autumn Lineup for MSU's Cinema International Free Film Series

Murray State’s Cinema International Program is underway with the beginning of classes this week. English and Philosophy associate professor Tim Johns joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about the first show: The Master, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix. Tim previews the season ahead including free film showings from France, Portugal, Germany, Spain, Japan, the UK and Greece. Also, they talk about perceptions of foreign films in the US and among American students in general. See the complete schedule and film descriptions, here

Culture
4:08 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

New Cookbook Simplifies Indian Cooking

Raghavan Iyer arrived in the United States in 1982 with a tin of Curry Powder and a bottle of red pepper flakes. These spices helped the day-to-day cooking in the dorm kitchen of his college to remind him of home. Experimenting with what he could find in a mainstream grocery store, Iyer learned to create the complexity of the Indian flavors he craved. And he grew a respected career in teaching others how to cook this way. Workman Publishing, New York, has published Chef Iyer's Indian Cooking Unfolded, A Master Class in Indian Cooking with 100 Easy Recipes Using 10 Ingredients or Less. Kate Lochte has more with Chef Raghavan Iyer.

Arts
4:00 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Nightfish on Playing Hot August Blues Past and Present

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Members of the band Nightfish preview the Hot August Blues Festival at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora. They also speaks with Tracy Ross about forming in 1986 and playing at the first Hot August Blues Festival, keeping the energy alive for decades, and about getting together to play at this year's event. See more at Hot August Blues Festival's website.

Culture
3:52 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Celebrate the Soybean in Martin

The City of Martin’s Brad Thompson joins us to preview activities of The Soybean Festival that can bring up to 40,000 people to Martin to observe west Tennessee’s dominance in soybean production. The festival will be in downtown Martin from September 1 to 8, featuring music by Dustin Lynch, The Martins, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Tim May, Survivor, and Sawyer Brown. According to the festival website, the festival got its start 20 years ago and celebrates the "crossroads of good living," allowing people to "pay homage to a tiny, but worthy vegetable that is capable of feeding and fueling everday lives." See more about Martin's Soybean Festival.

Arts
3:05 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

8180Films and their Origins in Murray

Murray's Playhouse in the Park used to be a haunt for two folks who are now Leland, Michigan residents: Becky Reynolds and Jim Carpenter. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with them about their production company 8180Films and a couple of new projects: The CoExist Comedy Tour and their new movie, The Girl On the Train. They talk about their memories of the region, how it led them to start a production company, and their current work. See more about their work at 8180films.com.

See the trailer for The Girl on the Train.

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