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 25, 2013

11:05 AM
Tumbling Dice
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Exile On Main St.
Label : Umvd Labels
11:08 AM
The Closer You Get
Artist : Lucero
Album : High Cotton: A Tribute To Alabama
Label : LIGHTNING ROD REC.
11:12 AM
The Fall
Artist : The Black Lillies
Album : Runaway Freeway Blues
Label : Attack Monkey Productions/ North Knox Records
11:30 AM
Friend And Foe
Artist : The Watson Twins
Album : Southern Manners
Label : the watson twins
11:33 AM
Close Your Eyes And Dream
Artist : Woody Pines
Album : Rabbits Motel
Label : self released
11:36 AM
The West
Artist : Ty Segall
Album : Sleeper
Label : 1-2-3-4-GO!
11:40 AM
The Well
Artist : Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott
Album : Memories And Moments
Label : Full Skies
11:44 AM
New Boots
Artist : Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore
Album : Saints & Sinners
Label : Remington Road
11:48 AM
Sugar Won’t Work
Artist : Elvis Costello & The Roots
Album : Wise Up Ghost
Label : Blue Note
11:52 AM
It Was My Season
Artist : Okkervil River
Album : The Silver Gymasium
Label : ATO Records
11:56 AM
Dan’l Boone
Artist : Sam Bush & David Grisman
Album : Hold On, We're Strummin'
Label : Acoustic Disc
12:04 PM
When I Write The Book
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Quiet Please...The New Best of Nick Lowe
Label : Yep Roc Records
12:08 PM
Lay Down Sally
Artist : Eric Clapton
Album : Time Pieces: The Best Of Eric Clapton
Label : Polygram UK
12:11 PM
Get Ready Marie
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
12:25 PM
Simple Twist Of Fate
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Build Me Up From Bones
Label : Sugar Hill Records
12:30 PM
Invisible Empire
Artist : KT Tunstall
Album : Invisible Empire / Crescent Moon
Label : Blue Note Records (Universal)
12:34 PM
Moonshiner
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : March 16-20, 1992
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
12:41 PM
The Seventh Son
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : Oxford American Southern Sampler
Label : Oxford American
12:43 PM
Sun Song (with Neko Case)
Artist : Laura Veirs
Album : Warp & Weft
Label : Raven Marching Band Records
12:47 PM
Save Yourself
Artist : Sharon Van Etten
Album : Epic
Label : Ba Da Bing
12:52 PM
Trouble Comes Running
Artist : Spoon
Album : Transference
Label : Merge Records
12:56 PM
Spit On A Stranger
Artist : Nickel Creek
Album : This Side
Label : Sugarhill

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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.

Environment
4:33 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Summer Events at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

Credit www.wkbg.org

Did you know western Kentucky had a botanical garden? It's located at 25 Carter Road in Owensboro and open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., seven days a week during growing season (March until mid-November). Kate Lochte speaks with Susie Tyler on Sounds Good about summer events and activities, such as the Hot Air Balloons and Dazzling Daylilly Festival on June 21. The garden offers self-guided and guided tours, educational events, and rentals for weddings, business meetings, etc.

See beautiful pictures of the garden, ways to volunteer, and more.

Education
4:18 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Free GED Testing Available for Region

Credit kyae.ky.gov

If you've been thinking about getting your GED, but haven't been able to do so yet, the Kentucky Adult Education Council on Postsecondary Education is making this opportunity available for free through July 31. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with GED Administrator Jacqueline Korengal about how to take GED testing. 

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Arts
2:24 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits

Credit http://joythomasart.com/

Murray-based portrait artist Joy Thomas has captured the likeness of members of the community and leaders in government and business. Some of her commissions include the official portrait of Secretary of the US Navy, Richard Danzig; New York Jets owner, Robert Wood Johnson; and recently, John E. Bryson, the 37th US Secretary of Commerce. Her work has been on exhibit across the country, featured in magazines, and has won several awards, including first place in "The Best Paintings of 2000" competition by The Artist's Magazine. In 2006, she published The Art of Portrait Drawing, which is available on Amazon. She came to our studio to speak with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about her work.

Arts
1:55 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Summer Workshops at Murray Art Guild

Please note: The very beginning of this interview got clipped.

Murray Art Guild Director Debi Danielson speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about summer events and activities at the guild. Some adult workshops include pastels, photography, live drawing, and weaving. Youth workshops include drawing, woodworking, photography, watercolors, pastels, metalworking, and more! Click here for the full list of workshops and more.

Culture
5:08 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Lunch in the Cemetery this Saturday in Pembroke

Tour the tombstones and learn about some of Pembroke's most colorful former residents, including a Civil War veteran, a prison warden, and a man who died from an extracted wisdom tooth. Tracy Ross speaks with Janet Brevard, Programs and Exhibits Director for the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County about "Lunch in the Cemetery" at Rosedale Cemetery in Pembroke, on Saturday, June 1st at 1 p.m. Tickets are $13 for museum members and $15 for non-members. Prices include ghostly entertainment and a traditional summer picnic including fried chicken, all the fixin's and dessert. Chair or blanket recommended. Reservations required, call 270-887-4270. See more about this event, here.

Education
12:24 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Laynie Mitchell on the Importance of Early Childhood Music Education

Chad Lampe speaks with Laynie Mitchell about the importance of early childhood music education. Mitchell is Choir Director at Murray High School and an adjunct faculty member at Murray State University. She is offering a 4-week early childhood music class this summer on Thursdays in June at First Presbyterian Church in Murray. Classes start at 9 am. and cost $40. In the course overview, she writes, "In order to be fully developed individuals, all children should receive music instruction. Also music instruction received at an early age will make the greatest difference in terms of life-long music learning. The younger a child is immersed in an appropriate music environment, the better." Contact Laynie Mitchell at elaine.mitchell@murray.kyschools.us, or at 270-761-4804.

Click here to read the full course overview and Q&A. (Word)

Arts
4:30 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Pennington Folk Festival Returns to Princeton for 16th Year

Kate Lochte speaks with Stacey Menser on Sounds Good about the 16th annual Pennington Folk Festival, an outdoor, live performance honoring local thumbpicking guitarist Eddie Pennington this Friday and Saturday. The festival is located on 612 West Washington Street on the Butler Campus Lawn in Princeton, Kentucky. The festival is free, and it is recommended that you bring your own chairs. See more on the Pennington Folk Festival Facebook page.

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