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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Arts
3:33 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

A Preview of Grand Rivers' 38th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival

Kate Lochte speaks with Marinel Larkin, Kentucky’s Western Waterland Executive Director, previewing the 38th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers’ Little Lake Park. Over 100 vendors with handmade crafts will be at the festival, along with food vendors and family activities. The three-day festival runs from August 31-September 2 in downtown Grand Rivers. For more information, call 270-928-4411.

Education
3:22 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Ann Neelon on Murray State's MFA Program and New Madrid

Cover Art by Michelle Given
Credit newmadridjournal.org

Today on Sounds Good, MSU’s New Madrid Journal of Contemporary Literature Editor and MFA Program Director Anne Neelon drops by to review the Summer 2013 edition and preview the next publication. She speaks with Kate about the "paradigm shift" of evolving the MFA Program and how it caters to distance learning students in a 'budget-tight' environment. Also, how one can submit work to New Madrid, and the theme for the next issue: The Great Hunger. See more about the New Madrid Journal

Culture
11:30 am
Thu August 1, 2013

MSU Saudi Student Organization President Speaks on Ramadan

Credit cbc.ca

As the end of Ramadan nears, around August 7, about a billion Muslims around the world have observed a month of Fasting, which is one of the Five Pillars or fundamental religious duties of Islam. We go to the south of Saudi Arabia this hour to learn more from a Murray State University student at home for the summer. 

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Education
4:49 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Hopkinsville Community College Interim President on Search

Credit hopkinsville.kctcs.edu

Hopkinsville Community College Interim President and CEO, Dr. Patrick Lake speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the upcoming HCC presidential search, the Gateway Academy to Innovation task force and much more. Formerly the Career and Technical Center, The Gateway Academy to Innovation will offer high school students new areas of study. See the Hopkinsville Community College website.

Society
1:38 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Chairs That Care Auction & Social for Cancer Care Center of Henry County

Credit Henry County Medical Center, Facebook

Kate Lochte speaks with Casey Brown of the Cancer Care Center of Henry County. She's the Center's liaison with the Caring Hearts Fund of Paris of the Henry County Healthcare Foundation that's hosting the second Annual Chairs That Care Auction & Social this Saturday at the Paris Winery, from 4 - 7 p.m. According to their website, they ended up with over 70 chairs and raised over $3,600 for the care center. This year, their goal is 100 chairs. See more on their website.

Arts
11:38 am
Tue July 30, 2013

'From the Pieces of a Nation: Civil War Period Quilts' at the National Quilt Museum

Credit www.quiltmuseum.org

Kate Lochte meets Judy Schwender of the National Quilt Museum in Paducah to learn more about the exhibit of Civil War Era Quilts. This exhibit is open through October 8, featuring quilts made while the nation was being torn apart, from Arlan and Pat Christ's collection. Schwender talks about a few of the stand-outs, including quilts made by men of the Civil War era, and also how quilt-making has become popular in modern Japan.

Society
4:32 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Kentucky Foundation for Women Holds Workshop in Paducah

Credit Kentucky Foundation for Women, Facebook

Kate Lochte speaks with Judi Jennings, Executive Director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women. They talk about a workshop coming to the McCracken County Public Library about opportunities for women in the arts. The mission of the Foundation is to promote positive social change by supporting varied feminist expression in the arts.. Judi also talks about how the Foundation got started, how women in the region have benefited, how to apply for the artist enrichment grant, and what kind of funding the foundation manages annually. Read more about the Kentucky Foundation for Women.

Food & Recipes
4:21 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Summer Soup Recipes from Artisan Kitchen

Credit artisankitchen.net

In our second installment of Summer Recipes Sound Good, David Jones of Artisan Kitchen cooks up some refreshing entrees. David and Kate talk about a summer soup: gazpacho! David shares his recipes for a red pepper gazpacho and a creamy summer squash basil soup. Both of these recipes are on David's blog at ArtisanKitchen.net. Artisan Kitchen is located at 1704 Broadway in Paducah.

Society
3:35 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Paris Native, Jackie Hays on "Get Healthy"

Credit Get Healty with Jackie Hays, Facebook

Retirement from a storied television news career didn't last long for Paris, Tennessee native Jackie Hays. She likes to think of it as dispelling the notion that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. Emmy Awards, the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, and now, a new career that spans Facebook, blogging, and video production. Kate Lochte speaks with Murray State alumna Jackie Hays, now with Norton Healthcare in Louisville.

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Education
3:26 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

McCracken Co. Schools Superintendent on the New High School

Credit mccrackencountyschools.net

Kate Lochte speaks with Dr. Nancy Waldrop, Superintendent of the McCracken County Schools, about the new McCracken County High School. They talk about what qualities make the new school a "landmark" school regionally and nationally, the instructional design known as "small learning communities," and how the small-school intimacy of the previously separated high schools is being preserved in the much larger, consolidated school. Click here for more about the new high school.

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