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

January 17, 2013

11:04 AM
The Bronx (feat. Lou Reed)
Artist : Booker T. Jones
Album : The Road From Memphis
Label : ANTI Records
11:09 AM
Cinders
Artist : Holopaw
Album : Holopaw
Label : Sub Pop
11:13 AM
Perpetual Blues Machine
Artist : Keb’ Mo’
Album : Just Like You
Label : Sony
11:16 AM
Black and Silver
Artist : Elephant Revival
Album : Break In The Clouds
Label : Ruff Shod
11:39 AM
You Love Me
Artist : DeVotchKa
Album : How It Ends
Label : Cicero Recordings
11:43 AM
A Thousand Miles From Nowhere
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : Very Best of Dwight Yoakam
Label : Rhino
11:47 AM
Over Again
Artist : Eilen Jewell
Album : Queen Of The Minor Key
Label : Signature Records
11:51 AM
I Know It’s Over
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album : So Real: Songs From Jeff Buckley
Label : Sony
11:58 AM
Shoulda Had Been Me
Artist : David Murray and Bob Weir
Album : Dark Star (The Music Of The Grateful Dead)
Label : Astor Place Records
12:04 PM
Seven-Mile Island
Artist : Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Album : Self Titled
Label : Lightning Rod Records
12:09 PM
The Breeze
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Fate
Label : Park The Van
12:13 PM
Cello Song
Artist : The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:16 PM
The Engine Driver
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Picaresque
Label : Kill Rock Stars
12:33 PM
Sporting Life Blues
Artist : J.J. Cale & Eric Clapton
Album : The Road To Escondido
Label : Reprise
12:37 PM
Strawberry Letter 23
Artist : Shuggy Otis
Album : Inspiration Information
Label : LKBP
12:43 PM
Curs In The Weeds
Artist : Horse Feathers
Album : House With No Home
Label : Kill Rock Stars
12:47 PM
Unchained
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : Unchained
Label : American Recordings
12:49 PM
Easy To Love
Artist : Edith Frost
Album : Wonder Wonder
Label : Drag City
12:53 PM
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Artist : Eartha Kitt
Album : Oxford American 10th Anniversary Music Sampler
Label : Oxford American
12:56 PM
Please Send Me Someone To Love (with Dr. John)
Artist : Odetta
Album : Blues Everywhere I Go
Label : M.C. Records

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Culture
12:45 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Murray DAR hosts Daniel Boone Scholar Talk

Against a backdrop of the Progressive Era, including presidential elections, campaigns for equal suffrage, war in Europe and opening the Panama Canal, Daughters of the American Revolution in North Carolina initiated a project to mark the trail of Daniel Boone that enabled America's Western Movement. Daniel Boone Scholar, Randell Jones, wrote "Trailing Daniel Boone - Marking Daniel Boone's Trail 1912 to 1915." The Captain Wendell Oury Chapter of the DAR invited Mr. Jones to Murray to learn more about his book. Mr. Jones speaks with Kate Lochte.

Puppies Sound Good
12:23 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Winston & Houston

Today we met two brothers, Winston (mostly white) and Houston (mostly black). They are two adorable border collie-labrador retriever-red heeler mixes up for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. These two pups were very low key and sleepy when they came up to the station, but full of love for everyone who came to greet them. Once we took them into the studio, they got some energy and played with each other during the human conversation. They will grow up to be very intelligent and active mid-sized dogs that need good homes and owners who will keep them busy. 

More on Houston from Petfinder.

More on Winston from Petfinder.

Adoption information at the Humane Society of Calloway County Website.

Education
3:03 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Career Craze Offers Youth a Glimpse of Agriculture and Manufacturing Jobs

Credit Hopkinsville Community College Youth Programs

Carol Kirves, Associate Dean of Continuing Education for Hopkinsville Community College, talks about Career Craze, summer camps that offer students a glimpse into jobs in agriculture and manufacturing, and KICKS, a 23-year tradition in summer camps offering kids the experience of choosing what they want to learn, as well as another camp for teaching young students about decision making. 

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Culture
2:57 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Downtown Paris Week Celebrates 190 Years

Susan Jones visits our studio to speak with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about Downtown Paris Week, June 9 through 15 in the downtown square. Jones says there's something special every day of the week. On Sunday, the week begins with worship downtown, at the eight churches; Monday, dine downtown with a spotlight on local eateries; Tuesday, movie night outdoors; Wednesday, Heritage Day with a new exhibit at the Heritage Center; Thursday, songwriters on the Square; and Friday is government and value day, honoring civil servants and special sales in shops. See more on the DPA Facebook Page.

Environment
1:48 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Summer Events at Ft. Donelson National Battlefield

Todd Hatton speaks with Mike Manning, Chief Ranger, and Brian McCutcheon, Park Superintendent, of Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Dover, Tennessee about events and activities this summer. In this interview, Manning also describes the historical significance of the fort during the Civil War. Work starts on a new museum, with new exhibits like gunboats, earthworks, and the effects on regional populations. For now, see the traveling exhibit, "Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War, " on display now in the welcome center. Later this summer, see an Army/Navy Exhibit offered by longtime friends of the park. See more on the Fort Donelson website

Culture
1:37 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

'Les Miserables' Makes Regional Premiere at Market House Theatre

Credit mhtplay.com

Whether you call it 'La-Mis-ur-AHB' or 'Les-Mis-ur-AH-bluh,' this blockbuster opens at Paducah’s Market House Theatre this weekend and Kate Lochte speaks with director Michael Cochran about the experience of adapting this classic novel by Victor Hugo, and recent Oscar-winning film, to the local stage. Show dates are June 6-9, 13-16, and 20-23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at mhtplay.com

Environment
4:21 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Murray Sportsman on Turkey Harvests and Lake Water Levels

Murray sportsman and Murray Ledger & Times writer Kenny Darnell visits Sounds Good to speak with Chad Lampe about Kentucky turkey harvest success this year, and the decline in the Purchase Region. Also, he speaks about issues for boaters and fishermen regarding Kentucky Lake water levels and the new processing facility for Asian carp in our region.

Sports
3:51 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Bluegrass State Games Enter 29th Year

Credit Bluegrass State Games, Facebook

Chad Lampe speaks with Becky Monarch on Sounds Good about the Bluegrass State Games. This is the largest amateur participatory event in Kentucky. Entering their 29th year, the Games' size and scope annually rank among the top three state games in the country. According to their website, the Games are the signature event of the Bluegrass Sports Commission, designed to provide Kentuckians of all ages and skill levels a wholesome avenue for positive development through sports and physical activity. See more at BlugrassStateGames.org.

Society
3:44 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Lindsey Harlan: CASA for Children by the Lakes Fundraiser

Lindsey Harlan, Director of CASA by the Lakes, visits Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about fundraising time for the Court Appointed Special Advocates Fundraiser. CASA for Children by the Lakes is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains, and supports quality volunteers whose mission is to advocate for the timely and safe placement of abused and neglected children. See more about CASA at VolunteerMurray.org.

Good Reads
3:33 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Kayaking The Waterways in 'Liminal Zones'

Murray native, and Maryville, Tennessee resident Kim Trevathan is on the water again with a book with a new book recounting his kayaking places where dammed reservoirs give way to the current of rivers that feed them. Trevathan signs his new book Liminal Zones: Where Lakes End and Rivers Begin at Murray State this Friday. See more about Trevathan and his work at Amazon.com.

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