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 22, 2013

11:05 AM
All Your Way
Artist : Morphine
Album : Yes
Label : Rykodisc
11:08 AM
The Hard Way
Artist : James Hunter
Album : The Hard Way
Label : Hear Music
11:10 AM
Mystic Of The East
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Born To Sing: No Plan B
Label : Blue Note Records
11:15 AM
Black Moon
Artist : Wilco
Album : The Whole Love
Label : dBpm/ANTI
11:33 AM
Crystal Frontier (Widescreen Version)
Artist : Calexico
Album : Even My Sure Things Fall Through
Label : Quarter Stick
11:37 AM
Hey Snow White
Artist : The New Pornographers
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
11:43 AM
I Don’t Wanna Talk About It Now
Artist : Emmylou Harris
Album : Red Dirt Girl
Label : Nonesuch
11:47 AM
These Lonely Nights (with Emmylou Harris)
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Teatro
Label : Island
11:51 AM
Land Locked Blues (with Emmylou Harris)
Artist : Bright Eyes
Album : I'm Wide Awake It's Morning
Label : Saddle Creek
11:57 AM
Mambo Boogie
Artist : Vassar Clements
Album : Livin' With The Blues
Label : Acoustic Disc
12:04 PM
I’m Amazed
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : Evil Urges
Label : Ato Records / Red
12:09 PM
Meet Me In The City
Artist : North Mississippi Allstars
Album : Polaris
Label : Ato Records
12:13 PM
Down Don’t Bother Me
Artist : The Derek Trucks Band
Album : Already Free
Label : RCA VICTOR
12:41 PM
The Nearness Of You (with Robinella)
Artist : Rob Ickes
Album : Road Song
Label : ResoRevolution
12:46 PM
Passin’ Thru
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : The Briarwood Demos
Label : Fire Records
12:50 PM
Wish You Were Here
Artist : Pink Floyd
Album : Wish You Were Here
Label : EMI Catalogue
12:55 PM
Who’s Feeling Young Now?
Artist : Punch Brothers
Album : Who's Feeling Young Now?
Label : Nonesuch

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Society
3:44 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Lindsey Harlan: CASA for Children by the Lakes Fundraiser

Lindsey Harlan, Director of CASA by the Lakes, visits Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about fundraising time for the Court Appointed Special Advocates Fundraiser. CASA for Children by the Lakes is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains, and supports quality volunteers whose mission is to advocate for the timely and safe placement of abused and neglected children. See more about CASA at VolunteerMurray.org.

Good Reads
3:33 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Kayaking The Waterways in 'Liminal Zones'

Murray native, and Maryville, Tennessee resident Kim Trevathan is on the water again with a book with a new book recounting his kayaking places where dammed reservoirs give way to the current of rivers that feed them. Trevathan signs his new book Liminal Zones: Where Lakes End and Rivers Begin at Murray State this Friday. See more about Trevathan and his work at Amazon.com.

Environment
4:33 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Summer Events at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

Credit www.wkbg.org

Did you know western Kentucky had a botanical garden? It's located at 25 Carter Road in Owensboro and open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., seven days a week during growing season (March until mid-November). Kate Lochte speaks with Susie Tyler on Sounds Good about summer events and activities, such as the Hot Air Balloons and Dazzling Daylilly Festival on June 21. The garden offers self-guided and guided tours, educational events, and rentals for weddings, business meetings, etc.

See beautiful pictures of the garden, ways to volunteer, and more.

Education
4:18 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Free GED Testing Available for Region

Credit kyae.ky.gov

If you've been thinking about getting your GED, but haven't been able to do so yet, the Kentucky Adult Education Council on Postsecondary Education is making this opportunity available for free through July 31. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with GED Administrator Jacqueline Korengal about how to take GED testing. 

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Arts
2:24 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits

Credit http://joythomasart.com/

Murray-based portrait artist Joy Thomas has captured the likeness of members of the community and leaders in government and business. Some of her commissions include the official portrait of Secretary of the US Navy, Richard Danzig; New York Jets owner, Robert Wood Johnson; and recently, John E. Bryson, the 37th US Secretary of Commerce. Her work has been on exhibit across the country, featured in magazines, and has won several awards, including first place in "The Best Paintings of 2000" competition by The Artist's Magazine. In 2006, she published The Art of Portrait Drawing, which is available on Amazon. She came to our studio to speak with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about her work.

Arts
1:55 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Summer Workshops at Murray Art Guild

Please note: The very beginning of this interview got clipped.

Murray Art Guild Director Debi Danielson speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about summer events and activities at the guild. Some adult workshops include pastels, photography, live drawing, and weaving. Youth workshops include drawing, woodworking, photography, watercolors, pastels, metalworking, and more! Click here for the full list of workshops and more.

Culture
5:08 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Lunch in the Cemetery this Saturday in Pembroke

Tour the tombstones and learn about some of Pembroke's most colorful former residents, including a Civil War veteran, a prison warden, and a man who died from an extracted wisdom tooth. Tracy Ross speaks with Janet Brevard, Programs and Exhibits Director for the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County about "Lunch in the Cemetery" at Rosedale Cemetery in Pembroke, on Saturday, June 1st at 1 p.m. Tickets are $13 for museum members and $15 for non-members. Prices include ghostly entertainment and a traditional summer picnic including fried chicken, all the fixin's and dessert. Chair or blanket recommended. Reservations required, call 270-887-4270. See more about this event, here.

Education
12:24 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Laynie Mitchell on the Importance of Early Childhood Music Education

Chad Lampe speaks with Laynie Mitchell about the importance of early childhood music education. Mitchell is Choir Director at Murray High School and an adjunct faculty member at Murray State University. She is offering a 4-week early childhood music class this summer on Thursdays in June at First Presbyterian Church in Murray. Classes start at 9 am. and cost $40. In the course overview, she writes, "In order to be fully developed individuals, all children should receive music instruction. Also music instruction received at an early age will make the greatest difference in terms of life-long music learning. The younger a child is immersed in an appropriate music environment, the better." Contact Laynie Mitchell at elaine.mitchell@murray.kyschools.us, or at 270-761-4804.

Click here to read the full course overview and Q&A. (Word)

Arts
4:30 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Pennington Folk Festival Returns to Princeton for 16th Year

Kate Lochte speaks with Stacey Menser on Sounds Good about the 16th annual Pennington Folk Festival, an outdoor, live performance honoring local thumbpicking guitarist Eddie Pennington this Friday and Saturday. The festival is located on 612 West Washington Street on the Butler Campus Lawn in Princeton, Kentucky. The festival is free, and it is recommended that you bring your own chairs. See more on the Pennington Folk Festival Facebook page.

Arts
4:23 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Playhouse in the Park Presents: "Fiddler on the Roof"

Playhouse in the Park presents "Fiddler on the Roof," a long-running Broadway musical set in 1905 Russia, based on the story, Tevye and his Daughters, by Sholem Aleichem. The story centers on Tevye (played by Rusty Jones), the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his family and Jewish religious traditions while outside influences encroach upon their lives. Kate Lochte speaks with Playhouse in the Park Director Lisa Cope, Pam Rockwell who plays Golde (Tevye's wife), and one of the fiddlers, Gracie Wallace about the production. The play opens this weekend, and runs through June 16. See how to get tickets at PlayhouseinthePark.net

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