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
12:30 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

'Race to the Finish' Derby Party for Children's Art Building in Benton

Music by Paducah Jazz Ensemble, food by Chef Kelly Staples, an auction and hat contest! The Marshall County Arts Commission continues to fund raise for its 6,800 square foot Children's Art Activity Center in Benton. Longtime board member and office Ann Riley visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about its 3rd Annual Race to the Finish Derby Party on April 25.

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Education
11:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Fitness Games and Healthy Education at WOW Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair

Woodmen of the World hosts a Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair at Mid-Continent University's gymnasium on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features sports safety and first aid information, anti-drug and alcohol education, health screenings, story time, gardening demonstrations, healthy snacks, games and a Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit giveaway. WOW Community Outreach Manager Angela Hatton joins us on Sounds Good to tell us more. 

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Culture
12:46 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Fun Questions Big and Small at Ask Roulette, Coming to Maiden Alley Cinema

During Ask Roulette, strangers ask each other any question they want, big or small, in front of a live audience. Questions are serious or silly, and answers are short or long. Over the course of the evening, you'll get unexpected connections, surprising anecdotes, and honest conversation. You'll also laugh. You can also just watch - not everyone has to come on stage. Rebecca Feldhaus-Adams and Shelly Baskin visit with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good, for a preview of Ask Roulette coming to Maiden Alley Cinema tomorrow (Thursday, March 13) at 7 p.m. 

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Puppies Sound Good
11:53 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Dancer

We met Dancer today, a yellow Labrador retriever mix. Last month, we meet her sister Dasher, who has since been adopted. Dancer is one of three siblings yet to be adopted. Today is her 12-week birthday. Dancer loved getting picked up and petted on by station staff. Her foster mom lives next door to kids who have done a great job socializing the litter. Dancer was a curious pup who had to stop and sniff everything on the way into the studio. Once in the studio, she sat nicely next to Kathy Hodge of the Humane Society of Calloway County. 

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Education
12:36 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

MSU Distinguished Professor Launches Strategic Philanthropy Program

Dr. Bob Long is the Murray State University Distinguished Professor of Nonprofit Leadership and a Senior Fellow at Arizona State University's Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, where he has launched a new graduate course called "Strategic Philanthropy: Learning by Giving." This new program is sponsored by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, which is focused on addressing hunger, conflict and poverty. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the initiative and its origins.

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Sports
2:03 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

'Kitty League' Filmmaker/Author Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The Kitty League was a Class D Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee baseball league in action from 1903 to 1955, with a few years off in between. Kate Lochte speaks with independent documentary producer Josh Maxwell about his Kickstarter campaign to create a documentary about the Kitty League, about which he's already written a book.

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Sports
12:13 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Neal Bradley Previews OVC Tournament

Credit Murray State Sports Information

"Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good for a preview of the OVC Tournament. The Ohio Valley Conference returns to the Nashville Municipal Auditorium March 5-8. The Racers play Friday, against an opponent determined Thursday night. MSU earned a double-bye by winning the OVC West Division with a 13-3 record. 

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Government
2:14 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Daughter of Gov. Breathitt Joins 50th Anniversary March on Frankfort

Linda K. Breathitt, Commissioner, Kentucky Public Service Commission
Credit psc.ky.gov

Kentucky Public Service Commissioner Linda Breathitt's father, the late Governor Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, was newly in office for the 1964 March on Frankfort that was celebrated in a 50th Anniversary March today (March 5). Kate Lochte speaks with her about that time and today's march, 50 years later.

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Culture
2:02 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Hopkinsville International Festival Celebrates Global Heritage This Weekend

Credit Hopkinsville International Festival, Facebook

The Hopkinsville International Festival will be held March 7 from 4-8PM and March 8 from 10AM to 6PM at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Parks and Recreation will host a "Creation Station" where participants can design their own kites. Other festival activities include a virtual Tour de France, multilingual stories, an international pageant, international food vendors, a photo booth, door prizes, and more. Christian County Chamber's Yasamin Ausenbaugh visits with Kate Lochte  on Sounds Good for a preview.

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Business
2:38 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Understanding Bitcoin's Rise and Fall... and Rise?

Credit Zach Copley / Creative Commons

The virtual currency Bitcoin has been on a media rollercoaster since its introduction in 2009. Recently, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy, leaving half a billion dollars potentially gone. This news comes on the heels of the Chinese government announcing that exchanges were banned from using the Yuan. Nevertheless, Bitcoin may still be the currency of the future. Murray State's Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business faculty member Sunayan Acharya joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to explain the headlines and what the future may have in store for the digital currency.

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