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
6:12 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Events at the Calloway County Public Library

Sandy Linn of the Calloway County Public Library stops by Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte. She gives ad update on events at the library, including the status on the flooring project, a preview of the Fort Donelson Community Discussion Group and the topic: Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. They also talk about the Monday club and how to access the library through an eReader. See more at callowaycountylibrary.org.

Society
6:04 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

All About MSU's Assessment and Counseling Center

Credit murraystate.edu

Dr. Marty Dunham speaks with Kate Lochte about Murray State University's College of Education Assessment and Counseling Center. The center provides low cost psychoeducational consultation, evaluation, and counseling services. Some of the issues they commonly help with include adjusting to new situations, depression, stress, homesickness, anxiety and fear, grief, relationship issues, and family problems. See more, including their hours, here.

Society
11:18 am
Fri September 13, 2013

50 Years Later: September Mourn, The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing

50 years ago this Sunday, an explosion at an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama killed four little girls in an act of racially motivated terrorism, marking a turning point in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on this tragic moment, and its historical significance in contributing to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

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Education
5:59 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Kentucky Historical Society Honors Marshall Co. Education Pioneer

The Kentucky Historical Society dedicates an historical marker honoring Marshall County education pioneer Henry H. Lovett Sr. Monday, September 16. Kate Lochte speaks with Becky Riddle of KHS about Mr. Lovett. Lovett was elected head of the Benton schools in 1905, helped establish Benton High School as the first high school in Marshall County. He was later active in the Kentucky Bar Association and served as the first circuit judge of the 42nd district. See more about events at the Kentucky Historical Society at their website

Business
5:33 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Discovery Park of America Exhibit Designer Takes Us Through the New Union City Museum

Based in New York City, Thinc Design is an exhibition design firm that has created museum experiences around the world. It's originator, Tom Hennes, says the Discovery Park of America in Union City, inspired by the philanthropy of retired businessman Robert Kirkland, is full of fascinating exhibits. These exhibits, he says, are inspired by the community of Union City. We've met the Boston-based architect Louis Siriani who designed the building. We meet Tom Hennes with Kate Lochte, as we continue our coverage of this remarkable new tourism feature in our region.

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Environment
11:34 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Fairway

Meet Fairway, a boxer mix up for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. He's a very friendly boy, who loved meeting and being pet by everyone at WKMS, he was very mild-mannered and had his tail wagging the entire time in the studio! His foster dad says he was found as a stray on the fairway at a local golf course. He gets along with other dogs and seems to do well with cats and kids. Fairway is approximately one year old and weighs 44 pounds. Read more about Fairway on his Petfinder page.

See adoption information at the Humane Society of Calloway County website.

Arts
3:05 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

World Premiere of Ciach's Third Sonata Thursday

Credit sigh-ackmusic.org

Murray State Music Department assistant professor, pianist, composer Brian Ciach premieres his Third Sonata Thursday night at 7:30 in Farrell Recital Hall. Farrell Recital Hall is on the third floor of Price Doyle Fine Arts. The performance is open to all. He performs the music and speaks about it during the 50 minute piece. Kate Lochte learns more about the Sonata with the composer next, including a sneak preview of the Sonata's first movement. See more of Brian's work at his website.

Environment
2:58 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

'On the Grid,' How Regulations Keep Electric Utilities Running Smoothly

Nancy Grant
Credit Jim Battles

In the first of three conversations with freelance writer Nancy Grant of Louisville, she and Kate discuss  her series “On The Grid” for Kentucky Living magazine, about how regulations keep the complex electric utility system running smoothly. They speak about month's feature, which takes a look at how utility companies operated in the past, in order to understand the present and future. See more about Nancy's work on her website.

Environment
4:11 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Calloway Co. Emergency Director on Preparedness Planning

Credit ready.gov

Kate Lochte speaks with Calloway County Emergency Director Bill Call on preparedness planning, including how they prepare for earthquakes and what that involves on a county-wide or region-wide scale. The crux of the September Preparedness Month is to "Get a kit. Make a plan. Be informed. Get involved." They talk about how to check your emergency food supplies and more. See more information at cdc.gov.

Government
4:01 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

On 'The Rise and Fall of West Ky Democratic Politics'

There are those of us, of sufficient vintage, who can recall people saying, “If you want to vote in Kentucky, you register as a Democrat.”  That always seemed to be a little bit more true here in western Kentucky, the birthplace of Alben Barkley, Wendell Ford, Ned Breathitt, Ruby Laffoon, and Julian Carroll. Of course, western Kentucky is more competitive today politically, but one has to wonder how our part of the Commonwealth became a Democratic bastion in the first place. Dr. George Humphreys is the director of Madisonville Community College’s Muhlenberg campus and an alumnus of Murray State’s History Department.  He’s the author of The Democratic Rock of Gibraltar: The Rise and Fall of Western Kentucky Democratic Politics Since the New Deal, slated to come out next spring.  He’s on the line today to speak with us about it.

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