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 30, 2013

11:05 AM
5-10-15 Hours
Artist : Ruth Brown
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:08 AM
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
Artist : Eels
Album : Useless Trinkets (1996-2006)
Label : Geffen Records
11:11 AM
I’d Rather Be Blind Cripple And Crazy
Artist : Derek Trucks Band
Album : Songlines
Label : Sony
11:15 AM
Good Song
Artist : Blur
Album : Think Tank
Label : Virgin Records Us
11:32 AM
Now That I Know
Artist : Devendra Banhart
Album : Cripple Crow
Label : Xl Recordings
11:37 AM
Cursed Sleep
Artist : Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Album : The Letting Go
Label : Drag City
11:45 AM
Sunshine Of Your Love
Artist : Cream
Album : Disraeli Gears
Label : Polydor / Umgd
11:49 AM
Behind Blue Eyes
Artist : The Who
Album : Who's Next
Label : Mca
11:52 AM
The Way The Whole Thing Ends
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : The Harrow & The Harvest
Label : Acony Records
11:59 AM
With A Little Help From My Friends
Artist : Nashville Mandolin Ensemble
Album : Bach, Beatles, Bluegrass
Label : Soundart Recordings
12:05 PM
As I Went Out One Morning
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : John Wesley Harding
Label : Sony
12:07 PM
Soul Man
Artist : Sam & Dave
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:10 PM
Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Don Covay
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:24 PM
Lovin’ In My Baby’s Eyes
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : Phantom Eyes
Label : RCA Victor
12:27 PM
Time Will Tell
Artist : Bob Marley
Album : Songs Of Freedom
Label : Island
12:31 PM
If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day
Artist : Chris Thomas King
Album : Hellhound On My Trail - The Songs of Robert Johnson
Label : Telarc
12:34 PM
Didn’t It Rain
Artist : Songs: Ohia
Album : Didn't It Rain
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:44 PM
Cherokee
Artist : Cat Power
Album : Sun
Label : Matador Records
12:49 PM
White Sky
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Contra
Label : XL Recordings
12:52 PM
Civilian Stripes
Artist : Divine Fits
Album : A Thing Called Divine Fits
Label : Merge Records
12:54 PM
Gone With The Wind
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : Billie's Best
Label : Polygram Records

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Education
11:29 am
Tue March 26, 2013

CLUE Conference Addresses Risk Prevention and Management of Community Health Issues

Kelly Kleinhans, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Human Services at Murray State talks with Kate Lochte about MSU's upcoming CLUE Conference (April 4-6). CLUE stands for Collaborative Learning and Unlimited Excellence. The conference addresses a multidisciplinary approach to risk prevention and management of community health issues. It's designed to bring together community stakeholders, academics, and professionals to generate solutions to current problems associated with risk prevention and management across environments.

Culture
1:14 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Trigg County Civil War Days at Lake Barkley State resort Park

Gary Polete joins us from the grounds of Lake Barkley State Resort Park where Trigg County Civil War Days are underway through Sunday. Highlights include artillery night fire at dark tonight and Saturday, a ladies tea under the camp tent at 11 Saturday, a Blue and Gray Camp Ball from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and a re-enacted battle with cavalry and artillery at 1 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Organizer Polete expects about 300 re-enactors in full costume unless cold weather deters.

Society
1:11 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Revitalizing the Higgins House and Other Murray Main Street Projects

Deana Wright visits Sounds Good Friday to give an update on work on revitalizing the Higgins House just west of the Murray Calloway County Public Library on Main Street. Wright says that Main Street is looking at about $200,000 in repairs before "the pretty" work begins to convert the hundred year old home into public spaces, particularly for social gatherings involving fewer than 50 attendees. Also, learn more about the 100 Year Anniversary of the County Court House on the Murray square to be celebrated on May 7.

Environment
1:13 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

John James Audubon State Park Celebrates 75 Years

Kids in the John James Audubon Discovery Center
Credit parks.ky.gov

Henderson, Kentucky’s John James Audubon State Park celebrates a milestone this year. Park Volunteer Tom Jake spoke with Kate Lochte about the exhibits he’s working on for the fabulous museum there, which displays the renowned artworks and personal memorabilia of the Park’s namesake. 

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Good Reads
3:58 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

MSU Professor Emeritus Pens 'Hell' of A University Farce

Dr. Kenneth Tucker, professor emeritus of Murray State University's department of English and philosophy, has added another novel to his list of published titles. Hell is Where the Heart Is, which Tucker describes as an unabashed farce about behind-the-scenes events at a state university, is now available to the public. He spoke with Tracy Ross about the book, now available in paperback, on Sounds Good. Click here to purchase the book on Amazon.

Business
3:21 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Murray Calloway Co. Hospital CEO Talks Financial Trouble, Job Cuts

Last week, Murray Calloway County Hospital announced the elimination of 28 jobs. MCCH CEO Jerry Penner says the cuts are results of a turbulent healthcare environment including low patient volume and declining Medicaid reimbursements. Shelly Baskin speaks with Penner about the details surrounding the cuts, and the financial trouble related to Managed Care Organizations and the Affordable Care Act.

Culture
4:49 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Shirley Jackson, Making Broadband Connections Among Quilters

WK&T featured Shirley Jackson on a recent magazine cover due to her use of its broadband services for making connections among quilters for socializing and for her business, Custom Quilting by Shirley. She specializes in the cover stitching and finishing of quilts, and says the internet has broadened her sources of inspiration.

Good Reads
3:09 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

How Bourbon Become a Unique Product of Kentucky Heritage

Michael Veach is the Associate Curator of Special Collections at The Filson Historical Society in Louisville. He's also the only professional bourbon historian in the country and has recently written a book titled Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage. In the book, Veach reveals the true story of how bourbon became a unique product in Kentucky heritage. Kate Lochte spoke with Veach for Sounds Good. Click here to purchase the book on Amazon.

Culture
2:30 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

"Explore Kentucky's Diverse Fiddling Traditions" at MCLIB's 'Evenings Upstairs'

Credit KET

MCLIB's next Evenings Upstairs program on March 21 at 7 pm is titled "Explore Kentucky's Diverse Fiddling Traditions." John Harrod has been performing over forty years as he brings old music to new generations. Because of its location between major routes of western migration, Western Kentucky became a melting pot of culture in the 18th and 19th centuries. Harrod explores the region's musical roots and gives a preview on Sounds Good.

Education
1:29 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Carson Center Class Acts Series: Where in the World is the Symphony?

Credit thecarsoncenter.org

Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The Carson Center in Paducah presents the Paducah Symphony Orchestra in performance for the second time in its Class Acts Education Series. 3rd through 6th graders are going to hear a concert featuring the music of Bizet, Beethoven, Copland, and many more. PSO Artistic Director and Conductor Raffaele Ponti tells us more about the show and the instrument "petting zoo" feature. Click here for more information.

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