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

July 09, 2013

11:05 AM
Cry No Mississippi
Artist : The Steeldrivers
Album : Hammer Down
Label : Rounder
11:09 AM
All The Broken Pieces
Artist : The Deadly Gentlemen
Album : Roll Me, Tumble Me
Label : Concord Jazz
11:12 AM
There’s No Leaving Now
Artist : The Tallest Man On Earth
Album : There's No Leaving Now
Label : DEAD OCEANS
11:32 AM
Silver Rider
Artist : Robert Plant
Album : Band Of Joy
Label : Rounder
11:38 AM
Holy Ghost
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Label : ANTI Records
11:40 AM
Bottom Of The River
Artist : Delta Rae
Album : Carry The Fire
Label : Sire / Wea
11:45 AM
On The Road
Artist : Houndmouth
Album : From The Hills Below The City
Label : Rough Trade Us
11:47 AM
Old Enough (featuring Ricky Skaggs and Ashley Monroe)
Artist : The Raconteurs
Album : Old Enough - single
Label : Warner Bros.
11:53 AM
Rattling Bone
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : The Lone Ranger: Wanted
Label : Hollywood Records
11:58 AM
Dusty Blue
Artist : Charles Bradley
Album : Victim Of Love
Label : DAPTONE
12:04 PM
Ohio
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
12:09 PM
In Ear Park
Artist : Department of Eagles
Album : In Ear Park
Label : 4ad Records
12:13 PM
Country Boy
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : Signs & Signifiers
Label : Rounder
12:31 PM
Stars
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : The Lion The Beast The Beat
Label : Hollywood Records
12:34 PM
Dirty Paws
Artist : Of Monsters And Men
Album : My Head Is An Animal
Label : Universal Republic
12:39 PM
Smoke
Artist : Lucero
Album : 1372 Overton Park
Label : Republic
12:45 PM
Old Paint
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972
Label : Omnivore Recordings
12:49 PM
Only Someone Running
Artist : Matt Sweeny & Bonnie Prince Billy
Album : Superwolf
Label : Drag City
12:52 PM
Inner City Blues
Artist : Rodriguez
Album : Searching For Sugar Man
Label : Sony Legacy
12:55 PM
Harvest
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Harvest
Label : Reprise Records

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Arts
4:18 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

JD Wilkes of The Dirt Daubers Talks New Projects and LowerTown

Credit thedirtdaubers.net

Tracy Ross speaks with JD Wilkes whose band The Dirt Daubers are Friday night's headliners at the LowerTown Arts and Music Festival. Wilkes has a new CD in the works for The Dirt Daubers; he's writing a book on Kentucky Barn Dances; and he has a 7" vinyl record of 14 banjo tunes out now called "Kitchen Tapes." Click here to see more of our interviews ahead of the LowerTown Festival.

Click here to see the complete LowerTown event schedule.

See more about The Dirt Daubers.

Education
4:09 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

"The Wonder of Learning" Reggio Emilia's Educational Philosophy Comes to Henderson

Credit www.thewonderoflearning.com

 "The Wonder of Learning - The Hundred Languages of Children" is an exhibition of the infant-toddler Centers and Preschools of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, Italy, at the Henderson Community College Fine Arts Center. This Thursday through Saturday there's a conference featuring speakers from the schools of Reggio Emilia, and it's still open for attendance. Kate Lochte asked Murray State College of Education's Dr. Jo Robertson, Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education to explain what the Reggio Emilia philosophy of Education is about. See more about The Wonder of Learning.

Education
4:03 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Prichard Committee Director Answers Questions About Common Core Standards

Stu Silberman

The May first edition of the Wall Street Journal included an article by Stephanie Banchero entitled "Learning Goals Spur Backlash." To find out about if there's been any backlash from adopting the Common Core standards in Kentucky schools, we sought an overview from The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, the state's private, non-profit advocacy group for all levels of public education. Kate Lochte speaks with its Executive Director Dr. Stu Silberman. 

Arts
4:20 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Meet "Happy Art" Founder Marti McGinnis

Credit Happy Art, Marti McGinnis, Facebook

LowerTown Arts & Music Festival in Paducah comes up the weekend of May 17 through 19 and one of the artists coming to show and sell her works is Lexington-based Marti McGinnis, whose work you can see at happyart.com. She's among over sixty artists coming to LowerTown. See more about the festival's artists, concerts, and food at lowertownamf.com

Good Reads Kids
4:13 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Good Read: The White Bicycle by Beverly Brenna

We continue our occasional series previewing good reads for young adults from Katherine Farmer, Coordinator of the Racers Children's Preview Collection at Murray State University. This week's recommended read is The White Bicycle, by Beverly Brenna, a 2013 Printz Honor coming-of-age adventure told from the perspective of Taylor Jane, a young woman with Asperger's Syndrome. Booklist calls this story, for ages 14 to 17, a "finespun gem" that would be "a shame" to miss. 

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Society
4:07 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Murray Attorney on Youth Pranks and Crimes

Murray Attorney Mark Blankenship joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to discuss how youths need to realize that what used to be pranks now lead to involvement with the courts. 

Arts
5:44 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Mother Raises Scholarship Dollars in her Son's Memory on Mother's Day

Credit artinthegardenmotherstribute.blogspot.com

Chris and Randy Janne host Art in the Garden, an art show/sale and garden tour this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at their home at 3223 Buckner Lane in Paducah. Admission is free. Proceeds from art sales go to the J. Darin Loftis Memorial Scholarship Fund. It was established by Calloway County High School Class of '86 to honor their classmate who was killed while serving in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2012. Kate Lochte speaks with Chris Janne on Sounds Good.

See event information on our Events Calendar.

More information is available at artinthegardenmotherstribute.blogspot.com.

Education
5:27 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Anticipating Murray State's Graduation Ceremony

On Sound Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Mary Ann Gardener, Executive Assistant to the Provost of Murray State University, who directs on-site organization of this Saturday's Murray State University Commencement Ceremony. Hear about when traffic will be at is peak. Also, hear an interview with Dr. Bob Jackson, Associate VP for Institutional Advancement, Office of Development, about planning for the Commencement's Guest Speaker, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell. 

Culture
5:18 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

LowerTown Arts & Music Festival 2013 Preview

Michael & Victoria Terra
Credit terracottageceramics.com

Kate Lochte speaks with Victoria and Michael Terra who are co-directing the 2013 Lower Town Arts & Music Festival, May 17 through 19. It features more juried artists than ever. Two stages featuring a variety of excellent musicians. An expanded Taste of Paducah. Art Cars. And... a new competition "Top Potter Showdown." The festival website is www.lowertownamf.com.

Click here for information about our live broadcast from LowerTown.

Puppies Sound Good
11:49 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Hunter

Meet Hunter!

Hunter came up to make his radio debut today! He's a playful and energetic Labrador puppy. He loved meeting everyone at the station and was very curious to find snug hiding spots underneath chairs and tables even though he's bigger than he thinks. When we brought him into the studio, he climbed into his foster mom's lap and went right to sleep! We think he'd be a great fit for a family with kids and plenty of energy. Here's more information about Hunter on petfinder.com

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