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

May 21, 2013

11:05 AM
Hell On Wheels
Artist : The Steeldrivers
Album : Hammer Down
Label : Rounder
11:08 AM
New Days
Artist : Delta Rae
Album : Carry The Fire
Label : Sire / Wea
11:11 AM
Tennessee Flat-Top Box
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : The Essential Johnny Cash
Label : Sony
11:14 AM
Oh Me Oh My
Artist : Deadstring Brothers
Album : Cannery Row
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:26 AM
Mrs. Robinson
Artist : The Lemonheads
Album : It's A Shame About Ray
Label : Atlantic
11:30 AM
Crazy Love, Vol. II
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : Graceland
Label : Sony Legacy
11:34 AM
Goin’ Down To Monte Carlo
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Born To Sing: No Plan B
Label : Blue Note Records
11:44 AM
Black Sheep
Artist : Gin Wigmore
Album : Gravel & Wine
Label : Mercury Records
11:47 AM
Cavalier
Artist : Shovels and Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:51 AM
Run Thru
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : It Still Moves
Label : Ato Records / Red
11:57 AM
The Next Big Thing
Artist : Tony Trischka
Album : Territory
Label : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
12:04 PM
Talking At The Same Time
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Bad As Me
Label : Anti
12:09 PM
Imuhar
Artist : Bombino
Album : Nomad
Label : Nonesuch
12:12 PM
Waitin’
Artist : Caitlin Rose
Album : The Stand-In
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
12:16 PM
All This Living
Artist : The Black Lillies
Album : Runaway Freeway Blues
Label : Attack Monkey Productions/ North Knox Records
12:33 PM
Lonely Avenue
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Best Of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years
Label : Rhino/Wea UK
12:35 PM
Someone Will
Artist : Dawes
Album : Stories Don't End
Label : HUB
12:41 PM
Country Girl
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Leaving Eden
Label : Nonesuch
12:45 PM
Caught In The Rain
Artist : Preston School of Industry
Album : Monsoon
Label : Matador Records
12:48 PM
Drivin’ On 9
Artist : The Breeders
Album : Last Splash
Label : Elektra / Wea
12:51 PM
The Magician
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Sirens Of The Ditch
Label : New West Records
12:55 PM
Heartbreaker
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : Heaven
Label : Fat Possum

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Arts
3:51 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

'Almost, Maine' Opens Valentine's Weekend at Playhouse in the Park

Almost, Maine is a play composed of nine short plays that explore love and loss in a remote town called Almost, Maine. The play premiered in Portland in 2004 to much critical acclaim. The Wall Street Journal and the American National Theatre selected the play as "one of the most outstanding regional theatre productions of the 2004-05 season." And now, it comes to Murray's Playhouse in the Park. Director Darryl Phillipy stopped by the studios to speak with Kate Lochte about the production. See more at Playhouse in the Park's website.

Literature
12:42 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

A Book of Homeplace History and Recipes

Paducah resident Gerry Marshall has a degree in zoology from the University of Kentucky.  She’s published a number of books, as well as over 100 articles, stories and poems for both children and adults.  Her most recent work involves LBL’s Homeplace 1850 and documents recipes from the mid 19th century that have not been well-documented to date. The Homeplace History and Receipt Book:  History, Folklore, and Recipes from Life on an Upper Southern Farm a Decade before The Civil War is available at amazon.com.

Science
11:30 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Little Sprouts Garden Club

A Very Hairy Caterpillar by Little Sprouts at Beans to Blossoms
Credit Facebook

On Highway 94 East of Murray there’s a garden center called Beans To Blossoms which is an outgrowth of the Cathey Family’s garden business they had run from their home.  They still feature produce and flowers from their home gardens during the growing season.  Just this last Saturday  Suzanne Cathey and her daughter Lindy McManus  cranked up one of their special projects at Beans to Blossoms:  The Little Sprouts Garden Club.

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Arts
3:31 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Long-Time MSU English Professor Reflects on Writing and the Value of Poetry

Dr. Charles Daughaday, long-time faculty member of the Department of English at Murray State University, visits Sounds Good to reflect on his writing life and the value of poetry today.  He shares one of his poems and attests to his strong belief in the value of the Humanities and literature.

Arts
3:19 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Madisonville Native Stars in One-Man Show at Glema Center

Credit darrylvanleer.com

Rubycat Lawson's Roadhouse Lounge starts at 7:30 next Thursday evening at the Glema Center for the Arts at Madisonville Community College.  We meet the originator of the show, Darryl Van Leer, in conversation with Kate Lochte.  He bills the show as "a  foot-stomping musical tale of redemption that follows the story of a once famous Blues and Rock & Roll juke joint whose owner recalls the glory days of the place in an effort to save it."

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Society
3:57 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Detecting Vision Problems in Early Childhood

Terri Long is one of several volunteers with the Murray Lions Club who are trained to perform FREE vision screening tests for children ages 6 months to 6 years, catching vision problems that could impede education and worse, cause death. So far the Murray club has screened over 1,000 kids. Long says that she can make appointments for day care centers and schools who want to provide this FREE screening for their children upon parent notification and approval. Her phone number is 270-436-5588. Her e-mail address is:  tflong@wk.net.

Parenthood Project
11:35 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Parenthood Project: Breastfeeding and Kangaroo Care

We begin an occasional series called the WKMS Parenthood Project. Our Membership Coordinator and mother Jenni Todd hosts this series of conversations. The Parenthood Project strives to address topics important to parents working to balance daily life and family, and to raise happy healthy kids. Jenni speaks with Murray/Calloway County Hospitals Child Care Coordinator and Lactation Consultant Elisabeth Khadem about one of the first decisions after becoming a mother, how to feed the baby.
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Education
4:20 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

New College Textbook Attempts to Re-Invigorate Writing Instruction

Chad Davidson (Left), Gregory Fraser (Right)
Credit westga.edu

Two well-published poets who both teach at The University of West Georgia near Atlanta, Chad Davidson and Gregory Fraser, give a reading of their works in Clara Eagle Gallery, starting at 6 p.m.Thursday. Then on Friday, they take the bull by the horns and offer two presentations about teaching and learning basic composition. Davidson and Fraser have co-authored two books: Writing Poetry: Creative and Critical Approaches and Analyze Anything: A Guide to Critical Reading and Writing. Kate Lochte wanted to learn more about how they approach teaching writing at the college level.

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Society
1:27 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

If MLK Jr. Were Around Today, What Issues Would He Be Speaking Out About?

John Johnson, Director of the Kentucky Human Rights Comission
Credit personnel.ky.gov

Kentucky Human Rights Commission Director John Johnson speaks with Kate Lochte next. The focus of their conversation is a set of 7 social justice and civil rights resolutions honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr., adopted this month. With the 11-member board of commissioners, the executive director and 36 staff members, the Commission receives, initiates, investigates, conciliates and rules upon jurisdictional complaints alleging violations of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. These resolutions are calls for action to government officials and the public.

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Arts
11:25 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Palu Aho on Judging the 20th Annual Teen Spirit show at Yeiser

Credit theyeiser.org

The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah shows its 20th Annual Teen Spirit Exhibition through February 15. Students from area public high schools, Christian schools and home schools entered a massive array of art for judging by Paul Aho who visits Sounds Good via a telephone interview with Kate Lochte.

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