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

March 18, 2013

11:05 AM
Boat Builder’s Blues
Artist : Capgun Holdups
Album : Self Titled
Label : The Capgun Holdups
11:07 AM
Hometown Blues
Artist : Steve Earle
Album : Train A Comin'
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
11:10 AM
Cumberland Blues
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Europe '72
Label : Rhino/Warner Bros.
11:15 AM
Monday Morning Blues
Artist : Mississippi John Hurt
Album : Rediscovered
Label : Vanguard Records
11:32 AM
Coffee Pot Blues
Artist : Pokey LaFarge and The South City Three
Album : Middle of Everywhere
Label : Free Dirt Records
11:36 AM
Mornin’ Blues
Artist : Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Album : An Anthology: The Elektra Years
Label : Elektra Records
11:43 AM
Deep Elem Blues
Artist : Levon Helm
Album : Ramble At The Ryman
Label : Vanguard Records
11:50 AM
Walkin’ Blues
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
11:54 AM
Roadhouse Blues
Artist : The Doors
Album : Best Of The Doors
Label : Elektra / Asylum Records
11:58 AM
Nashville Blues
Artist : The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Album : Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Label : Capitol
12:05 PM
Folsom Prison Blues
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : The Greatest: The Number Ones
Label : Sony Legacy
12:07 PM
Workin’ Man Blues
Artist : Merle Haggard
Album : Down Every Road 1962-94
Label : Capitol
12:22 PM
Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Blonde On Blonde
Label : Columbia
12:29 PM
Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
Label : Sony
12:35 PM
Tombstone Blues
Artist : Tim O’Brien
Album : Red On Blonde
Label : Sugarhill
12:41 PM
Harlem River Blues
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Harlem River Blues
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:43 PM
Gone, Gone Blues
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : At My Window
Label : Sugarhill
12:46 PM
Statesboro Blues
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : The Fillmore Concerts
Label : Island / Mercury
12:50 PM
Suffering With The Blues
Artist : James Brown
Album : Messing With The Blues
Label : Polygram Records
12:54 PM
Lonesome Johnny Blues
Artist : Cracker
Album : Garage D'Or
Label : Virgin Records Us
12:57 PM
Outside Woman Blues
Artist : Cream
Album : Disraeli Gears
Label : Polydor / Umgd

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Arts
4:00 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Pickin' Party This Weekend, Nathan Blake Lynn & Josh Coffey Emcee

Pickin Party 2013

The Pickin' Party returns to LBL's Homeplace this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs and picnic baskets to see old time music on a rustic stage. Nathan Blake Lynn and Josh Coffey emcee while Dixie Volunteers, Charlie Stamper, and buck dancer Thomas Maupin and Overall Creek Band perform. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Homeplace Lead Interpreter Cindy Earls about the event.

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Arts
5:27 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Kelsey Waldon LIVE on Sounds Good Thursday

Thursday on Sounds Good, Ballard County native Kelsey Waldon LIVE in Studio. Rolling Stone Country recently named her among the "10 New Artists You Need to Know." Interview and live performance in the noon hour. Rolling Stone describes her sound as "Tammy Wynette on a trip to Whiskeytown."

Then at 7 PM...

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Environment
11:57 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Three Tiny Puppies!

On this month's Puppies Sound Good, we met three tiny siblings up for adoption. Nelly, Bubbles and Timmy are three 6-week-old Chihuahua/Jack Russell/Pekingese mixes that need homes, and are available at the Humane Society of Calloway County. All three puppies were very well mannered and loved being held by the staff members. Todd Hatton also gets an update from Kathy Hodge about some of the events coming up at the Humane Society.

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Education
12:32 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Marshall Co. 9th Graders Invent Firefighting Device, Compete in National Contest

A team of three 9th graders at Marshall County High School in Benton is developing a device to more effectively combat fires, and their work has won them a week's trip to DC to compete in a national competition, the U.S. Army-sponsored eCYBERMISSION. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte asks Marshall Co. High School science teacher Lisa Devillez to explain how the students got involved and she asks the students to describe the device and explain what it does.

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Arts
2:05 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Playhouse in the Park Presents "On Golden Pond"

Murray's Playhouse in the Park opens its production of On Golden Pond this Friday for a two weekend run, we hear more about it during today's Sounds Good with director Lissa Graham-Schneider.

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Arts
1:38 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Summer Concerts by MSU Town & Gown Community Band

Town & Gown Community Band in Lovett Auditorium
Credit Murray State University Town & Gown, Facebook

Note: Due to weather, the concert has been moved indoors to Lovett Auditorium.

Maestro Todd Hill and Mark Welch join Sounds Good today to talk about the Murray State Town & Gown Community Band summer concert season, including Tuesday night's free concert at 7 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium.  

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Environment
3:02 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Olmsted Dam Work Proceeding with Target Completion Date 2020

Olmsted Locks and Dam
Credit US Army Corps of Engineers

It was 1987 when the Corps of Engineers formally recommended to Congress that a new dam be built near Olmsted, Illinois. The Olmsted Locks and Dam would replace old wicket dams between Paducah and Metropolis and between Joppa and Olmsted. It's a massive project in an erratically flowing river. The locks were finished long ago. Today, we get an update on the building of the dam and learn more about the controversial construction method being used for the dam, called "in-the-wet." Kate Lochte speaks with Olmsted Division Chief Mike Braden of the Louisville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Society
2:37 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

5K on the Runway, A Fundraiser for Child Watch at Barkley Regional

Stepping Out for Child Watch is hosting a 5K on the Runway fundraiser at Barkley Airport June 14th, followed by an evening with the Murr Vegas All Stars at the Julian Carroll Convention Center. Child Watch's mission is to provide a child-friendly environment for the prevention, evaluation and treatment of child abuse victims. On Sounds Good, we learn more about the event from Leadership Paducah Class 27's Tammy Thompson.

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Business
11:39 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Downtown Paris Week: Art Walk, Music on the Square, Local Eats & More

Downtown Paris Week kicks off this Sunday and continues until June 14. Downtown Paris Association invite visitors to come and experience a taste of Paris - dining at local restaurants, Music on the Square featuring the Chill Tonics, a guided tour highlighting historical places downtown, an art walk including several locations, carriage rides and more. Downtown Paris Association Executive Director Kathy Ray gives the details on Sounds Good.

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Arts
3:29 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Market House Theatre Brings 'Young Frankenstein' to Life

From Mel Brooks and the creators of the Broadway hit The Producers comes the musical monster comedy, Young Frankenstein. It's a re-imagining of  the classic comedic film, featuring songs like "The Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend," and "Puttin' on the Ritz." On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Market House Theatre director Michael Cochran talks about all of the components unearthed to bring this musical to life.

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