Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays
Austin Carter
Tracy Ross

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

May 28, 2013

11:05 AM
Drop
Artist : Elephant Revival
Album : Break In The Clouds
Label : Break In The Clouds
11:09 AM
Empire
Artist : Della Mae
Album : This World Oft Can Be
Label : Rounder
11:12 AM
Scythian Empires
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Armchair Apocrypha
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:27 AM
Mountain Sound
Artist : Of Monsters And Men
Album : My Head Is An Animal
Label : Universal Republic
11:31 AM
Hello City
Artist : Barenaked Ladies
Album : Gordon
Label : Sire / London/Rhino
11:45 AM
Tow
Artist : The Devil Makes Three
Album : Stomp And Smash
Label : Milan Records
11:49 AM
I’m Moving On
Artist : Hank Snow
Album : Essential Hank Snow
Label : RCA
11:52 AM
21 Days In Jail
Artist : Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers
Album : J.D.'s Tasteless Chill Tonic
Label : self released
11:55 AM
I Can’t Complain
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : Signs & Signifiers
Label : Rounder
11:58 AM
Catch 23
Artist : The 23 String Band
Album : Catch 23
Label : The 23 String Band
12:04 PM
Stony Ground
Artist : Richard Thompson
Album : Electric
Label : New West Records
12:09 PM
Shame, Shame
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Shame, Shame
Label : ANTI Records
12:27 PM
That All You Got?
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West Records
12:30 PM
Fifth In line To The Throne
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : Desire Lines
Label : 4AD Records
12:34 PM
Days of Heaven
Artist : Georgiana Starlington
Album : Paper Moon
Label : Hozac
12:42 PM
What I Am
Artist : Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians
Album : Shooting Rubberbands At The Stars
Label : Geffen Records
12:47 PM
I Should Live In Salt
Artist : The National
Album : Trouble Will Find Me
Label : 4AD Records
12:51 PM
Waltz Across Texas Tonight
Artist : Emmylou Harris
Album : Wrecking Ball
Label : Asylum Records
12:55 PM
Boomtown
Artist : Bawn In The Mash
Album : Self Titled
Label : Bawn in the Mash

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

Summer Soup Recipes from Artisan Kitchen

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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"

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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

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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.

Society
3:19 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Murray Calloway Co. Hospital CEO on Affordable Care Act

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Kate Lochte speaks with Jerry Penner, Murray Calloway County Hospital CEO, about his perspective on changes in healthcare as the Affordable Care Act provisions start kicking in. He talks about the immediate scan of issues pertaining specifically to the hospital, the business prediction of the full impact of healthcare changes on the community, and how healthcare exchanges will work once implemented fully. Click here for more about the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

Arts
4:53 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Tommy Thompson Previews Presentation on Rockabilly Pioneer Ray Smith

Many early Rock & Roll stars hailed from the historic Jackson Purchase, including Carl Perkins and Scotty Moore. After 1952, many of them gravitated to Memphis, Tennessee to record with Sam Phillips at Sun Records. The Sun roster reads like a who's who of Rock & Roll: Elvis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis... and a western Kentucky truck driver named Ray Smith. In 1959, Smith's Sun single "Rockin' Little Angel" hit number one, and through he never returned to the top of the U.S. charts, he continued to tour the world and record until his death in 1979. Paducah native Tommy Thompson knew and played with Ray Smith, and tonight (July 25), at the McCracken County Public Library, he presents a program on this rockabilly pioneer's life and career. Todd Hatton spoke with Thompson to get a preview.

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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

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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.

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