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

October 17, 2013

11:05 AM
From This Valley
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sensibility Recordings/Columbia Records
11:08 AM
Don’t Let Me Die In Florida
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
11:12 AM
Back On The Train
Artist : Phish
Album : Farmhouse
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:24 AM
Lately I’ve Let Things Slide
Artist : Caitlin Rose
Album : Lowe Country: The Songs Of Nick Lowe
Label : Fiesta Red Records
11:27 AM
How To Fight Lonliness
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summer Teeth
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:31 AM
Arabella
Artist : Ha Ha Tonka
Album : Lessons
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:35 AM
Quitters Never Win
Artist : Dr. John
Album : Definitive Pop: Dr. John
Label : Rhino Atlantic
11:41 AM
Why Lady Why
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : High Cotton: A Tribute To Alabama
Label : Lightning Rod Records
11:44 AM
The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Self Titled
Label : XL
11:48 AM
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
Artist : Otis Redding
Album : The Very Best of Otis Redding
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:50 AM
Spoonful
Artist : Cream
Album : Strange Brew: The Very Best Of Cream
Label : Polydor/PolyGram Records
11:57 AM
Guantanamera
Artist : AfroCubism
Album : Self Titled
Label : Nonesuch
12:04 PM
Flying Over Water
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Southeastern
Label : Southeastern Records
12:08 PM
Local Girl
Artist : Neko Case
Album : The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight The More I Love You
Label : ANTI Records
12:11 PM
Losin’ Streak
Artist : The Wood Brothers
Album : The Muse
Label : Southern Ground Artists
12:15 PM
Graceland
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Across The Borderline
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
12:33 PM
Simple Twist Of Fate
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Build Me Up From Bones
Label : Sugar Hill
12:38 PM
Dead Flowers
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : The Big Lebowski OST
Label : Island / Mercury
12:44 PM
Heart Of Steel (featuring Irma Thomas)
Artist : Galactic
Album : Ya-Ka-May
Label : Anti/Epitaph
12:48 PM
Wake Me Up
Artist : Elvis Costello & The Roots
Album : Wise Up Ghost
Label : Blue Note Records
12:53 PM
Soon You’ll Be Gone
Artist : The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra
Album : The Benevolence Of Sister Mary Ignatius
Label : Universal UK
12:56 PM
First Time I Met The Blues
Artist : Buddy Guy
Album : Can't Quit The Blues
Label : Silvertone 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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