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

June 21, 2013

11:04 AM
The Brightest Lights
Artist : King Charles, Mumford & Sons
Album : LoveBlood
Label : Universal Republic Records
11:07 AM
I Was Gonna Marry You
Artist : Tristan Prettyman
Album : Cedar + Gold
Label : Capitol Records, LLC
11:10 AM
Hypocritical Kiss
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records
11:13 AM
Live and Die
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Carpenter
Label : Universal Republic Records
11:28 AM
Born with a Broken Heart
Artist : The David Wax Museum
Album : Everything is Saved
Label : David Wax Museum
11:30 PM
Many the Miles
Artist : Sara Bareilles
Album : Little Voice
Label : Sony Music Entertainment
11:38 AM
Move Like U Stole It
Artist : ZZ Ward
Album : Til the Casket Drops
Label : Hollywood Records, Inc.
11:44 AM
All You Need is Love
Artist : Grace Potter
Album : All You Need is Love - Single
Label : Hollywood Records, Inc.
11:47 AM
Hold On
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Hold On - Single
Label : ATO Records, LLC
11:51 AM
Skin and Bone
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : Arrow
Label : Partisan Records LLC, KFR, Heartless Bastards
11:55 AM
Come to My Window
Artist : Melissa Etheridge
Album : Yes I Am
Label : The Island Def Jam Music Group
11:58 AM
All My Belongings
Artist : New West Guitar Group
Album : Round-Trip Ticket
Label : Summit Records, Inc.
12:04 PM
Bare
Artist : Matt Nathanson
Album : Beneath These Fireworks
Label : Universal Records
12:07 PM
Dad’s Gonna Kill Me
Artist : Richard Thompson
Album : Live Warrior
Label : Beeswing Records
12:14 PM
I’m Shakin’
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records
12:17 PM
Voices will Fight
Artist : Joseph Arthur
Album : Junkyard Hearts
Label : Real World Records, Ltd.
12:23 PM
I Will
Artist : Brandi Carlile
Album : Give Up the Ghost
Label : Sony Music Entertainment
12:26 PM
The Story I Heard
Artist : Blind Pilot
Album : 3 Rounds and A Sound
Label : Expunged Records
12:31 PM
Hologram
Artist : Katie Herzig
Album : Apple Tree
Label : Marion-Lorraine Records
12:36 PM
Synesthesia
Artist : Andrew McMahon
Album : The Pop Underground EP
Label : Left Here Music
12:41 PM
Pictures of You
Artist : The Cure
Album : Galore
Label : Elektra Entertainment Group
12:45 PM
Wow and Flutter
Artist : April Smith & The Great Picture Show
Album : Songs for a Sinking Ship
Label : Little Roscoe
12:49 PM
Hand Me Down
Artist : The Wallflowers
Album : Collected: 1996-2005
Label : Interscope Records
12:52 PM
Paris (Ooh La La)
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Label : Hollywood Records, Inc.
12:55 PM
Classy Girls
Artist : The Luineers
Album : The Lumineers - Album
Label : The Lumineers
12:58 PM
Walking On The Sidewalk
Artist : Lullatone
Album : Elevator Music
Label : Lullatone

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Education
4:43 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

WKCTC President on Transition Center for USEC Workers, and More

West Kentucky Community and Technical College President Dr. Barbara Veazey visits Sounds Good during today’s second hour. Dr. Veazey gives us an overview of WKCTC’s housing a transition center to support workers during the USEC closure. Also, the continued growth of the Paducah School of Art and Design and a look at modular online learning, and WKCTC's second consecutive ranking at one of the nation's Top 10 community colleges by The Aspen Institute - and what that means for the school and community.

Education
4:39 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

MSU Hutson School of Agriculture Dean on Technology, Education, and More

Murray State’s Hutson School of Agriculture Dean Tony Brannon joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. They take a look at agriculture in the region and across the state, how technology has changed the course of agriculture and education, and work at the Breathitt Veterinary Center. See more about the Hutson School of Agriculture.

Society
4:33 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Cool Off at an Ice Cream Social in Paris

Credit visitdowntownparis.com

First Bank vice president and Downtown Paris Association president Kathy Ray visited Sounds Good Wednesday to share the news about DPA's "Cool Treats, Classic Cars and Crazy Contests" event Saturday, July 27th from 3 to 6 p.m. around the Henry County Courthouse Square. Hear all about this fundraiser for the Caring Hearts Fund and DPA, including details on the ice-cream eating challenges and the frozen t-shirt contest. See more at visitdowntownparis.com.

Education
4:30 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Audio Profile: Governor's Scholars Class

Murray State, Bellarmine College, and Morehead State campuses host the 2013 class of Governor's Scholars, a summer residential program for outstanding rising seniors in Kentucky high schools. The office of the Governor, the Kentucky State Legislature, and private enterprise provide financial support so students attend at no charge. The program has grown from about two hundred students at one location in 1983 to over a thousand at three locations this year. The program's core curriculum includes a focus area, or major, general studies, and seminars. Dr. Bella Ezumah of the Murray State Department of Journalism and Mass Communications brought her 18 student class to WKMS and we created this audio portrait together.

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Education
4:25 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Murray State Launches New Management Degree Program

Murray State's Teresa Betts joined Kate Lochte on Sounds Good today. She’s the assistant professor in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Business Administration who will take the lead in rolling out Murray’s new degree program in logistics and supply chain management that meshes with WKCTC’s degrees in Logistics and Operations Management or Business Administration. They also discussed how the expansion of the Panama Canal influenced this program, and what the implications of the expansion are for the community.

Arts
4:08 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Quilt City Showdown Pits Paducah Improv Teams

The Quilt City Showdown pits Paducah Improv teams in smart comedic performance at the Carson Center Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Improv team Terry Little, Audra Todd, and Stacy Smith give us a taste of the action on Sound Good. Billed as a 'no holds barred comedy cage match,' two improv groups will face-off in a high energy, game show format, with the grand prize being 'a hand-crafted trophy constructed of 24 carat gold, Hornbill Ivory, and Amazonian rosewood.' The show is in the Myre River Room, tickets are $5. Click here for more information.

Culture
3:48 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

MSU Archaeologist on New Findings at Poverty Point

Credit Poverty Point State Historic Site, Facebook

Tracy Ross speaks with Anthony Ortmann, Murray State Archaeologist, contributing to new thinking about the prehistoric earthworks at Poverty Point. These were built about 3500 years ago on the edge of the Mississippi floodplain in northeastern Louisiana. One of the mounds stands 72-feet high and has a base almost the size of 10 football fields. They speak about how Anthony came to work at Poverty Point and why the site is historically significant, also, new findings and research about the site. Click here for more about Poverty Point and how to visit.

Environment
3:35 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Ky Association for Environmental Education Hosts Networking Opportunity at Lake Barkley

Credit kaee.org

Kate Lochte speaks with Ashley Hoffman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, about enrollment for a conference at Lake Barkley in mid-September. The annual KAEE conference is designed to make connections across disciplines and age groups in the state of Kentucky with the common goal of working to build a sustainable environment through education. Conference strands include environmental education in practice and an in-depth look at skills related to environmental issues. Click here for more information.

Sports
4:17 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

'An Evening of Excellence' with Ray Lewis at MCHS

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Two-time NFL Defensive Player of the year and 12 time Pro Bowler Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens headlines “An Evening of Excellence” at the new McCracken County High School August 17. MCHS Football Coach Jack Haskins Kate Lochte more about it during Sounds Good. Lewis is involved in charitable activities, including his own Ray Lewis 52 Foundation, providing personal and economic assistance to disadvantaged youth. Click here for information on how to attend.

Education
4:03 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

MSU Thoroughbred Academy Offers High School Students Discounted College Credit

Murray State Associate Provost Renae Duncan speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about a pilot program this fall called Thoroughbred Academy, involving Trigg and Christian County students earning college credits at reduced cost. The program will allow high school juniors take classes at MSU's Hopkinsville campus at a cost of $150 per course. Duncan says this could save incoming students potentially thousands of dollars in tuition. 

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