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

January 08, 2013

11:05 AM
Rollin’ & Tumblin’
Artist : Elmore James
Album : King Of The Slide Guitar
Label : Snapper UK
11:07 AM
First Time I Met The Blues
Artist : Buddy Guy
Album : Can't Quit The Blues
Label : Silvertone Records
11:10 AM
Decoration Day
Artist : Drive-By Truckers
Album : Decoration Day
Label : New West Records
11:15 AM
Pig In A Pen
Artist : Old and In The Way
Album : Self Titled
Label : Arista
11:25 AM
Coltrane Free
Artist : Son Volt
Album : The Search (Deluxe Edition)
Label : Transmit Sound/Legacy
11:29 AM
Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:33 AM
Very Loud
Artist : Shout Out Louds
Album : Howl Howl Gaff Gaff
Label : Capitol
11:37 AM
Ho Hey
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Self Titled
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:40 AM
Ashes To Ashes
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
Label : Virgin Records Us
11:45 AM
Ordinary World
Artist : Duran Duran
Album : Greatest
Label : Capitol
11:49 AM
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Artist : Tears For Fears
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Polygram UK
11:53 AM
Tears Of A Clown
Artist : The English Beat
Album : What Is Beat
Label : A&M Records
11:56 AM
I Ain’t Got Time
Artist : Fern Jones
Album : Oxford American 11th Edition Southern Music
Label : Oxford American
11:58 AM
Medley: Red Haired Boy, Crazy Fingers, Roanoke
Artist : Tony Trischka/Beppe Gambetta
Album : Alone & Together
Label : Alcazar
12:04 PM
Stuck In The Middle With You
Artist : Stealers Wheel
Album : Reservoir Dogs OST
Label : Mca
12:08 PM
Who Loves The Sun
Artist : The Velvet Underground
Album : Loaded
Label : Warner Strat. Mkt.
12:10 PM
Circles
Artist : Soul Coughing
Album : El Oso
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:13 PM
Wash Away
Artist : Matt Costa
Album : Songs We Sing
Label : Brushfire Records
12:25 PM
Pueblo Nuevo
Artist : Buena Vista Social Club
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
12:31 PM
Candy Man
Artist : Mississippi John Hurt
Album : Rediscovered
Label : Vanguard Records
12:34 PM
The Fat Man
Artist : Fats Domino
Album : Piano Blues OST
Label : Columbia/Legacy
12:36 PM
Back in the Game
Artist : Syl Johnson with Hi Rhythm
Album : Back in the Game
Label : Delmark
12:41 PM
A Girl Like You
Artist : The Smithereens
Album : 11
Label : Capitol
12:46 PM
Long Black Veil
Artist : Mike Ness
Album : Cheating At Solitaire
Label : Time Bomb
12:50 PM
Rock Of Ages
Artist : The Duhks
Album : Your Daughters & Your Sons
Label : Sugarhill
12:53 PM
Train Song
Artist : Feist & Ben Gibbard
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:56 PM
Today’s Undertaking
Artist : M. Ward
Album : Post-War
Label : Merge Records

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Sports
4:24 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Ryan Walker Survives (and Completes) the Spartan Death Race

Murray man Ryan Walker was among few finishing the Spartan Death Race this summer. The annual event challenges physical and mental limits in a 48 hour adventure race. According to their website, roughly 90% of participants fail to complete the race. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about his experience, what specific events were like, how he pulled through, and whether he'd do it again.

Society
2:45 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

An Update on the Christian County Cares Community Perception Survey

Kate Lochte gets an update on the Christian County Cares project and the results of the 2013 Community Perception Survey with Yasamin Ausenbaugh, Director the program. The survey began in 2005, a detailed project aimed toward community growth. They talk about the goals from the 2010 plan, including developing a better workforce and growing the economy to grow wealth and reduce economy and the response from those goals and how community feedback can continue to improve the area. Click here to read the 2015 initiative (PDF).

Puppies Sound Good
4:11 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Gus and Lola

Two very sweet puppies came up to the station today, Lola and Gus are shih tzu / boxer mixes, sister and brother, in need of a loving home from the Humane Society of Calloway County. Lola is the fluffy white one and Gus is the scrappy brown and white one. Even though they are only 10 weeks old, they are very friendly and approached every staff member, eager to be pet. Their foster mom says they are energetic and currently live in a house with a several large dogs and do just fine playing with them. They are estimated to be about 30 to 50 pounds when fully grown and are working on their house training, crate training, and basic obedience. 

More information about Gus

More information about Lola

For information on adoption, visit the Humane Society of Calloway County website.

Education
7:04 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Grammar Expert Jeanne Clements on the Verbal Education Training Tool

Kate Lochte speaks with a grammar expert, Jeanne Clements on Sounds Good. She’s the creator of Verbal Education, a vocabulary training tool for taking college entrance exams. According to verbaleducation.com, the program is a method utilizing mnemonics for vocabulary with high-frequency in SATs and ACTs. The methods include visualization, associative memory, morphemic analysis, and more. Clements has a background of 25 years as an educator and currently directs the Association of Language Arts Teachers of America and is Vice-President of Intstructivision, Inc. See more at verbaleducation.com.

Arts
6:55 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Meet Craig Felker, Christian Pop/Rock Singer with Hearts of Saints and Paducah Native

Credit www.heartsofsaints.com

Sounds Good welcomes Paducah native Craig Felker. Felker is the front man for the Christian pop/rock group Hearts of Saints performing on the riverfront this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. He speaks with Kate Lochte about growing up in Paducah, how his faith has played a role in his style of music and how music has strengthened his faith. The Christian pop/rock group, also comprised of Jason Killebrew, Jesse Grisham, and Joel Purdy, plays on Wilson Stage. The concert is free to the public. For more information on the summer concert series, visit paducahalliance.org.

Watch their music video for "Merciful God" below:

Society
11:42 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Watson & Robinson Collection Offers Glimpse into African-American History in Hopkinsville

Kate Lochte speaks with Louise Jones of the Kentucky Historical Society about the Watson & Robinson Families Collection on exhibit at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library. The collection features 27 handwritten letters detailing family history information and offers a glimpse into the history of African-American communities in Hopkinsville. A free community event, made possible by the Kentucky Historical Society and the African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky, will be held July 20 at the library. Sessions include open-sharing sessions about the letters, and a special panel discussion on researching African-American roots. For more information, contact the KHS Reference Desk at 502-564-1792, extension 4460, or email KHSrefdesk@ky.gov.

Arts
11:30 am
Tue July 9, 2013

MFA Reading Wednesday Night Brings This American Life Essayist to Murray

Murray State's MFA Reading Series' fourth and final visiting author Davy Rothbart has achieved celebrity status for contributions to This American Life and for being interviewed by David Letterman and appreciated by Jon Stewart. This year a musical titled Found is premiering, based on Rothbart's decade of producing Found Magazine. He's also an essayist and memoirist. Some say he's a modern day Jack Kerouac for the rap generation. Rothbart presents Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Clara Eagle Gallery of Doyle Fine Arts on campus, a reading that's open to all. Kate Lochte asked Davy Rothbart about his work.

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Culture
12:49 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Celebrate Independence Day at The Homeplace

LBL's Special Events Coordinator Cindy Earls and Public Affairs Specialist Denise Schmittou join Kate Lochte in the studio to talk about special 4th of July events at Land Between the Lakes this weekend. At The Homeplace, attend events including decorating the house and dinner on the ground (bring a picnic lunch), raise the Liberty Pole and join Kentucky Statesman Henry Clay. Enjoy old-time music by The Dixie Volunteers, tales by Don Bailey, patriotic crafts, games, and refreshments. Click here for more information (PDF).

Arts
12:35 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Wicker Poetry Ponders Pop Culture Icons

The 2012 publication of "Maybe the Saddest Thing" gave poet Marcus Wicker more national attention. His earning the 2011 Ruth Lilly Fellowship brought him a $15,000 prize. He teaches writing at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville and reads from his works this Sunday at 7 p.m. at Murray State as a visiting artist in the MFA Summer Reading series. The reading is open to all in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery, sixth floor Doyle Fine Arts. Kate Lochte met Mr. Wicker by phone.

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Arts
9:47 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Daughter of the West Adds New Voice to Literature of the Region

Soft-spoken, wide-eyed author Claire Vaye Watkins packs a punch with odd, heart-rending stories set in Nevada and collected in the book Battleborn, which won the 2012 Story Prize, the 2013 Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.  It was also named a Best Book of 2012 by the San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Time Out New York and Flavorwire, and a Best Short Story Collection by NPR.org.  Last year the National Book Foundation named Watkins one of the "5 under 35" best writers.  Claire Vaye Watkins teaches at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and her reading for the Murray State MFA program this Saturday at 7 p.m. is open to all. Kate Lochte has conversation with the author. 

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