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 21, 2013

11:05 AM
The Train That Carried My Gal From Town
Artist : Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Album : Buddy and Jim
Label : New West Records
11:08 AM
Midnight Train To Memphis
Artist : The Steeldrivers
Album : Self Titled
Label : Rounder / Pgd
11:12 AM
Halfway To Jackson
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Midnight At The Movies
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:28 AM
As I Fall
Artist : Alejandro Escovedo
Album : A Man Under The Influence
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:33 AM
Gallows Pole
Artist : Alvin Youngblood Hart
Album : Big Mama’s Door
Label : Okeh/550 Music
11:38 AM
Billie Jean
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Unplugged on VH1
Label : Sensibility Music
11:45 AM
Drinker Born
Artist : Uncle Earl
Album : Waterloo, Tennessee
Label : Rounder / Umgd
11:48 AM
Trouble In Your Mind
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Genuine Negro Jig
Label : Nonesuch
11:51 AM
Looking For A Miracle
Artist : Phantom Blues Band
Album : Out of the Shadows
Label : Delta Groove Music
11:55 AM
Parchman Farm Blues
Artist : Bukka White
Album : Oxford American Southern Music #11
Label : Oxford American
11:58 AM
In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
Artist : Nashville Mandolin Quartet
Album : Bach, Beatles, Bluegrass
Label : Soundart Recordings
12:05 PM
The River’s Gonna Run
Artist : Sam Bush
Album : Laps In Seven
Label : Sugarhill
12:09 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
12:13 PM
All Down The Line
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Exile On Main St.
Label : Umvd Labels
12:17 PM
End Of The Line
Artist : Traveling Wilburys
Album : Volume One
Label : Rhino Records
12:36 PM
Cut You Loose
Artist : Kylie Auldist
Album : Just Say
Label : Tru Thoughts
12:42 PM
Grindstone
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : March 16-20, 1992
Label : Sony
12:45 PM
Plow To The End Of The Row
Artist : Adrienne Young
Album : Plow To The End Of The Row
Label : Addie Belle
12:49 PM
Deep Red Bells
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Blacklisted
Label : Anti
12:53 PM
Fireman Ring The Bell
Artist : R.L. Burnside
Album : Too Bad Jim
Label : Fat Possum Records

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Sports
2:03 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

'Kitty League' Filmmaker/Author Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The Kitty League was a Class D Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee baseball league in action from 1903 to 1955, with a few years off in between. Kate Lochte speaks with independent documentary producer Josh Maxwell about his Kickstarter campaign to create a documentary about the Kitty League, about which he's already written a book.

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Sports
12:13 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Neal Bradley Previews OVC Tournament

Credit Murray State Sports Information

"Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good for a preview of the OVC Tournament. The Ohio Valley Conference returns to the Nashville Municipal Auditorium March 5-8. The Racers play Friday, against an opponent determined Thursday night. MSU earned a double-bye by winning the OVC West Division with a 13-3 record. 

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Government
2:14 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Daughter of Gov. Breathitt Joins 50th Anniversary March on Frankfort

Linda K. Breathitt, Commissioner, Kentucky Public Service Commission
Credit psc.ky.gov

Kentucky Public Service Commissioner Linda Breathitt's father, the late Governor Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, was newly in office for the 1964 March on Frankfort that was celebrated in a 50th Anniversary March today (March 5). Kate Lochte speaks with her about that time and today's march, 50 years later.

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Culture
2:02 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Hopkinsville International Festival Celebrates Global Heritage This Weekend

Credit Hopkinsville International Festival, Facebook

The Hopkinsville International Festival will be held March 7 from 4-8PM and March 8 from 10AM to 6PM at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Parks and Recreation will host a "Creation Station" where participants can design their own kites. Other festival activities include a virtual Tour de France, multilingual stories, an international pageant, international food vendors, a photo booth, door prizes, and more. Christian County Chamber's Yasamin Ausenbaugh visits with Kate Lochte  on Sounds Good for a preview.

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Business
2:38 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Understanding Bitcoin's Rise and Fall... and Rise?

Credit Zach Copley / Creative Commons

The virtual currency Bitcoin has been on a media rollercoaster since its introduction in 2009. Recently, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy, leaving half a billion dollars potentially gone. This news comes on the heels of the Chinese government announcing that exchanges were banned from using the Yuan. Nevertheless, Bitcoin may still be the currency of the future. Murray State's Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business faculty member Sunayan Acharya joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to explain the headlines and what the future may have in store for the digital currency.

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Arts
2:12 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

"Generazioni"- MSU Music Dept. Celebrates Paul Salerni

Murray State Department of Music offers a Mini-Festival featuring the Music of Paul Salerni titled "Generazioni" Thursday and Friday. On Sounds Good, Kate learns more from faculty member Mike D'Ambrozio,  who studied with Salerni at Lehigh University. 

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Society
2:12 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

50 Years Later: The Civil Rights March on Frankfort

1964 March on Frankfort
Credit kchr.ky.gov / Kentucky Commission on Human Rights

This week marks the 50th anniversary of a Kentucky event of importance not only for the state, but also for the nation. On March 5, 1964, over 10,000 people marched to Frankfort, Kentucky, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson, demanding a law to end segregation in the Commonwealth. We hear the story with Kate Lochte, through the voices of a state employee of that time and an organizer of the event - who is still working for human rights.

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Arts
3:46 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Music@MAC Presents Italian Electronic Group JoyCut

"Mesmerizing and conceptual sound based on dilated and biting electro sound." That's how Maiden Alley describes the Italian group JoyCut, playing live at Music@MAC on Wednesday, March 5. SXSW highlights, JoyCut have recently opened and toured with The Editors, Modest Mouse and Arcade Fire. Their United States tour promotes their third album. They come to Paducah as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, facilitating international creative partnerships. Kate Lochte speaks with Landee Bryant-Greene of Maiden Alley about the performance and others in the Music@MAC series.

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Arts
3:32 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Murray State Concert Choir Features Works of E.E. Cummings Sunday

E.E. Cummings

Dr. Amy Aucoin directs the Concert Choir of Murray State which is giving a concert Sunday, March 2 at 3:30 PM in Lovett Auditorium featuring the works of poet E.E. Cummings. Dr. Aucoin is also calling for singers for the spring semester of Community Chorus. She speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the upcoming performance and how one can become involved in the Community Chorus.

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Arts
3:14 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Clinton Crafts Concrete Chickens for Cultural Celebration

Credit Hickman County Arts Council & Friends, Facebook

The Hickman County Arts Council is raising money in connection with Clinton's Chicken Festival by selling hand-painted chickens crafted out of concrete. The brightly decorated chickens are on sale during the Hickman County Spring Chicken Festival, April 25-26. Mary Potter speaks with Kate Lochte about the chickens and the festival on Sounds Good

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