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

February 13, 2013

11:05 AM
Sea Of Heartbreak
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : Unchained
Label : American Recordings
11:07 AM
Don’t Look Twice
Artist : Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
Album : Get Up!
Label : Stax
11:10 AM
Melissa
Artist : The Allman Brothers Band
Album : A Decade Of Hits 1969-1979
Label : Polydor/Universal
11:24 AM
Hound Dog
Artist : Etta James
Album : Matriarch of the Blues
Label : Sony Bmg Europe
11:27 AM
Evil Gal Blues
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : In Blue
Label : Concord Records
11:32 AM
I’m Not The One
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Label : Nonesuch
11:35 AM
100 Years
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Fate
Label : Park The Van
11:41 AM
Wither Away
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : The Briarwood Demos
Label : Fire Records
11:45 AM
Movin Away
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : Circuital
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
11:50 AM
Sleep All Summer
Artist : St. Vincent and The National
Album : Score! 20 Years of Merge Records
Label : Merge Records
11:55 AM
Mrs. Robinson
Artist : Simon & Garfunkel
Album : Simon & Garfunkel's Greatest Hits
Label : Sony
11:58 AM
Take Five
Artist : Toots Thielemans
Album : East Coast West Coast
Label : Private Music
12:04 PM
Superstition
Artist : Stevie Wonder
Album : The Definitive Collection
Label : Motown Universal
12:08 PM
It’s The Same Old Song
Artist : The Four Tops
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
12:11 PM
Heart-O-Matic Love
Artist : Bo Diddley
Album : Oxford American Music Issue #13-Mississippi Blues
Label : Oxford American
12:28 PM
Ring Them Bells
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Follow Me Down
Label : Sugarhill
12:31 PM
The Way It Goes
Artist : Otis Taylor
Album : Recapturing The Banjo
Label : Telarc
12:34 PM
Railroad Bill
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Hands of Glory
Label : MOM & POP MUSIC
12:40 PM
How My Heart Behaves
Artist : Feist
Album : The Reminder
Label : Cherry Tree
12:44 PM
Little Eyes
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : Summer Sun
Label : Matador Records
12:49 PM
Short-Wave-Hum (Stutter)
Artist : Holopaw
Album : Self Titled
Label :
12:52 PM
Windfall
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Trace
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:55 PM
Let It Ride
Artist : Ryan Adams & The Cardinals
Album : Cold Roses
Label : Lost Highway

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Culture
3:35 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher Returns to Calloway County Public Library

Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher returns to the Calloway County Public Library for a performance tonight (Thursday, May 16) at 6:30 p.m. According to the library's website, The New York based artist made his professional debut at the age of 15. He now tours the country, performing over 100 concerts each year. Tonight's event is free and will be in the Calloway County Public Library meeting room. Try to get there early, space is limited.

Arts
2:34 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Paducah Symphony Orchestra Makes Their LowerTown Debut

Daniel Sene

Paducah Symphony Orchestra Executive Director tells Kate Lochte on Sounds Good that this is the first-ever Symphony performance at the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival which occurs Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Stage. Admission is free to the Festival and there's no parking fee. Click here to see more about the LowerTown Arts & Music Festival

Culture
2:26 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Paducah Carpenter Crafts New Life into "Upcycled" Items

Credit Patina in Paducah, Facebook

Over 50 guest artists will be showing their works on the streets of LowerTown, Paducah, and many of the resident galleries will be open extended hours during the Arts & Music festival there Friday through Sunday. As you listen to the upcoming interview with one of these artists, selected by jurors, you might want to log on to the website patinainpaducah.com. Their doors will open for you to enter the site and see the works of today's Sounds Good guest, Darrell Martin. See more interviews on our LowerTown page.

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Culture
2:13 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

James King and Band Play Cadiz Lakeland Jamboree

Credit thejameskingband.com

His voice is called lonesome, yearning, urgent and tender. Rounder Recording artist James King is 12 time and reigning traditional male vocalist of the year of the Society for the Preservation of Blue Grass of America. Singer of such hits as "Echo Mountain," "Bed By the Window," and "Thirty Years of Farming," James King and Band performs next Friday, May 17th at 7 p.m. at Lakeland Jamboree, 61 Jefferson Street, Cadiz. Mr. King spoke with Kate Lochte about his music and we'll hear that interview.

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Arts
1:43 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Carole Gordon Brings Equestrian Watercolors to LowerTown

Credit cgordonhorses.com

Utica, Kentucky, based watercolorist Carole Gordon is among 65 artists who will display and sell a variety of works at the LowerTown Arts and Music Festival in Paducah this weekend. She's a 2001 graduate of Owensboro Community College with a lifelong interest in painting and in horses. Ms. Gordon is an exhibiting member with the Kentucky Arts Council's Kentucky Crafted and Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen.

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Arts
4:18 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

JD Wilkes of The Dirt Daubers Talks New Projects and LowerTown

Credit thedirtdaubers.net

Tracy Ross speaks with JD Wilkes whose band The Dirt Daubers are Friday night's headliners at the LowerTown Arts and Music Festival. Wilkes has a new CD in the works for The Dirt Daubers; he's writing a book on Kentucky Barn Dances; and he has a 7" vinyl record of 14 banjo tunes out now called "Kitchen Tapes." Click here to see more of our interviews ahead of the LowerTown Festival.

Click here to see the complete LowerTown event schedule.

See more about The Dirt Daubers.

Education
4:09 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

"The Wonder of Learning" Reggio Emilia's Educational Philosophy Comes to Henderson

Credit www.thewonderoflearning.com

 "The Wonder of Learning - The Hundred Languages of Children" is an exhibition of the infant-toddler Centers and Preschools of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, Italy, at the Henderson Community College Fine Arts Center. This Thursday through Saturday there's a conference featuring speakers from the schools of Reggio Emilia, and it's still open for attendance. Kate Lochte asked Murray State College of Education's Dr. Jo Robertson, Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education to explain what the Reggio Emilia philosophy of Education is about. See more about The Wonder of Learning.

Education
4:03 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Prichard Committee Director Answers Questions About Common Core Standards

Stu Silberman

The May first edition of the Wall Street Journal included an article by Stephanie Banchero entitled "Learning Goals Spur Backlash." To find out about if there's been any backlash from adopting the Common Core standards in Kentucky schools, we sought an overview from The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, the state's private, non-profit advocacy group for all levels of public education. Kate Lochte speaks with its Executive Director Dr. Stu Silberman. 

Arts
4:20 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Meet "Happy Art" Founder Marti McGinnis

Credit Happy Art, Marti McGinnis, Facebook

LowerTown Arts & Music Festival in Paducah comes up the weekend of May 17 through 19 and one of the artists coming to show and sell her works is Lexington-based Marti McGinnis, whose work you can see at happyart.com. She's among over sixty artists coming to LowerTown. See more about the festival's artists, concerts, and food at lowertownamf.com

Good Reads Kids
4:13 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Good Read: The White Bicycle by Beverly Brenna

We continue our occasional series previewing good reads for young adults from Katherine Farmer, Coordinator of the Racers Children's Preview Collection at Murray State University. This week's recommended read is The White Bicycle, by Beverly Brenna, a 2013 Printz Honor coming-of-age adventure told from the perspective of Taylor Jane, a young woman with Asperger's Syndrome. Booklist calls this story, for ages 14 to 17, a "finespun gem" that would be "a shame" to miss. 

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