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

December 13, 2012

11:05 AM
God’s Gonna Cut You Down
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : American V: A Hundred Highways
Label : Sony Legacy
11:07 AM
Human Behavior
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Read: Interpreting Bjork
Label : Hush Records
11:11 AM
Born On The Bayou
Artist : Etta James
Album : Matriarch of the Blues
Label : Sony Bmg Europe
11:16 AM
One More Cup Of Coffee
Artist : The White Stripes
Album : Self Titled
Label : Warner Bros.
11:28 AM
Holiday
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Contra
Label : XL Recordings
11:30 AM
Comin’ Down
Artist : Robert Bradley
Album : Live
Label : RCA
11:34 AM
Ball and Chain (Honky Tonk)
Artist : Mike Ness
Album : Under The Influences
Label : Time Bomb
11:41 AM
Please Read The Letter
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:47 AM
Midnight On The Interstate
Artist : Trampled By Turtles
Album : Stars and Satellites
Label : Banjodad Records
11:51 AM
Tell Me More and More and Then Some
Artist : Nina Simone
Album : The Diva Series: Nina Simone
Label : Verve
11:54 AM
Take Five
Artist : String Cheese Incident
Album : Carnival '99
Label : SCI Fidelity Records
12:04 PM
Good Man
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Animal Years
Label : V2 North America
12:08 PM
Splitter
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
12:32 PM
Helping Hand
Artist : Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer, Yo-Yo Ma & Stuart Duncan
Album : The Goat Rodeo Sessions
Label : SONY MASTERWORKS
12:36 PM
Our Love Is Driftin’
Artist : The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Album : An Anthology: The Elektra Years
Label : Elektra Records
12:41 PM
Cold Blooded Old Times
Artist : Smog
Album : Knock Knock
Label : Drag City
12:46 PM
Ghost World
Artist : Aimee Mann
Album : Bachelor No. 2
Label : Superego Records
12:49 PM
Another One Goes By
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : A Hundred Miles Off
Label : Record Collection
12:53 PM
Christmas In Washington
Artist : Steve Earle
Album : El Corazon
Label : Warner Bros / Wea

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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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Arts
2:58 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

"How I Became A Pirate" Opens at Market House Theatre

Credit mhtplay.com

Ahoy Mateys! A new musical adventure docks in Paducah tonight (February 27) through March 9. "How I Became A Pirate" tells the story of a young boy who gets recruited by a friendly pirate captain and his whacky mates to help in the search for buried treasure. Along the way, they learn that real treasure can't be found on a map. April Cochran, Education Director for Paducah's Market House Theatre directs the production, and gives a preview on Sounds Good.

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Society
2:42 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Kentucky Reshapes Services for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Credit iStock

Legislation passed last Friday in the Kentucky House of Representatives codifies a new Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders. We learn more about this Council and how it reshapes services to ASD individuals with the Medical Director of the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Dr. Allen Brenzel, a Lexington Pediatrician and Child Psychiatrist. Kate Lochte opens the discussion by asking how this council differs from its predecessor, created during the administration of Governor Ernie Fletcher in 2005.

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Society
3:38 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Rabbi Pamela Barmash on Finding Religious Commonalities

Rabbi Pamela Barmash
Credit Washington University

Degrees from Yale, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Harvard are Rabbi Pamela Barmash's academic credentials as a professor of Hebrew Bible at Washington University in St. Louis. Barmash speaks at 4 PM Thursday, February 27 in Freed Curd Auditorium for the 2014 Social Work Lecture Series. She was a fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. She is on the Committee of Jewish Law and Standards for Conservative Judaism and has served as Rabbi for a Massachusetts Temple. Kate Lochte speaks with Rabbi Barmash ahead of her presentation.

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Society
12:11 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

UT Martin Hosts Nation's Oldest Civil Rights Conference

Credit utm.edu

This week, the University of Tennessee at Martin hosts "Freedom Summer: Fifty Years Later." It's their 14th Annual Civil Rights Conference featuring keynote speaker Mr. Dave Dennis, who participated in the first Freedom Bus ride from Montgomery, Alabama and in voter registration efforts during the 1964 Freedom Summer. Today, he works as the director and CEO of the Southern Initiative of the Algebra Project, a nonprofit that aims to improve mathematics education for minority children. UTM Department of History faculty member Dr. Renee LaFleur is coordinator for the conference and speaks with Kate Lochte about its events on Sounds Good.

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Arts
4:05 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Affrilachian Poet Presents 'Redefining the Region' at McCracken Co. Library

Bianca Spriggs
Credit mclib.net

Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker calls Bianca Spriggs the "new standard bearer for the Affrilachian Poets," the group he founded. Spriggs is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Lexington, KY where she is a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky. She presents "Redefining the Region: Pushing Poetry Through Cultural Space" this Thursday (February 27) at 7 PM in Paducah for the McCracken County Public Library's "Evenings Upstairs" series. Kate speaks with Spriggs on Sounds Good.

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