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

April 22, 2014

11:05 AM
Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning
Artist : David Bromberg Band
Album : Only Slightly Mad
Label : Appleseed Records
11:11 AM
Wedding Ring
Artist : Eleni Mandell
Album : Let's Fly A Kite
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:14 AM
Everything’s Different Now
Artist : John Paul Keith
Album : Memphis Circa 3AM
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:30 AM
I’ve Seen The Rain
Artist : The April Maze
Album : Self Titled
Label : iMusician Digital
11:34 AM
Black Rain, Black Rain
Artist : AA Bondy
Album : American Hearts
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:37 AM
Caught In the Rain
Artist : Preston School Of Industry
Album : Monsoon
Label : Matador Records
11:42 AM
Why Would You Wanna Live?
Artist : Wilco
Album : Being There
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:46 AM
If Not For You
Artist : George Harrison
Album : All Things Must Pass
Label : Capitol
11:50 AM
Friend Of The Devil
Artist : Lyle Lovett
Album : Deadicated
Label : Arista
11:54 AM
Oh Take Me Back
Artist : The Haden Triplets
Album : Self Titled
Label : Third Man Records
11:57 AM
Blue Monk
Artist : Group 15
Album : Plays Monk
Label : Sunny Side
12:04 PM
Stars
Artist : Angel Olsen
Album : Burn Your Fire For No Witness
Label : Jagjaguwar
12:09 PM
Standing In The Sun
Artist : Jessica Lea Mayfield
Album : Make My Head Sing...
Label : ATO Records
12:12 PM
Ole Man Trouble
Artist : Otis Redding
Album : The King Of Soul
Label : Rhino
12:28 PM
Stop Your Crying
Artist : Lake Street Dive
Album : Bad Self Portraits
Label : Signature Sounds Recordings
12:32 PM
The One You Should’ve Let Go
Artist : The Lone Bellow
Album : Self Titled
Label : DESCENDANT RECORDS
12:37 PM
Halfway To Jackson
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Midnight At The Movies
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:40 PM
Aghregh Medin (Hassan’s Song)
Artist : Tinariwen
Album : Emmaar
Label : ANTI Records
12:46 PM
Hummingbird
Artist : The Both
Album : Self Titled
Label : SuperEgo Records
12:50 PM
No Surprises [BBC Radio One Evening Session (05/28/97)]
Artist : Radiohead
Album : OK Computer (limited edition)
Label : Capitol
12:54 PM
Angel Dance
Artist : Robert Plant
Album : Band Of Joy
Label : Rounder

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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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Environment
10:25 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Environmental Technology Professor Finds Joy in Writing Detective Fiction

Steve Schneiderman teaches in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology at Murray State. In the wee hours of the morning he goes to his office for the solitude of after-hours and chuckles as he writes the continuing adventures of technically proficient but otherwise feckless detective Louie Leppedimay (a.k.a. Lippodoodle, Lippadoomie, and other similar attempts at the name). Schneiderman credits Mel Brooks as one of his inspirations.

Culture
3:44 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

West Kentucky Highland Society's Robert Burns Supper This Weekend

Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, lived just 37 short years, but left a powerful legacy of poems celebrating the folk songs of his native land and his own romantic expression. Master Robert Valentine, faculty member of Murray State University, publisher of Murray Life Magazine, and Scot, serves as Master of Ceremonies for a Robert Burns Supper Saturday, January 26 at the Murray Woman's Club House. He visited our Sounds Good Tuesday to talk about the poet and the dinner.

Environment
3:34 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

TVA Hacking Program in 80's Results in Robust Eagle Populations in West Ky

Dr. Steve White joined Murray State University in 1981 about the same time as the local TVA hacking program was underway. Captive-born eaglets were released into the wild without human contact to repopulate the region whose habitat is preferred by eagles. Eagles stay where they learn to fly and today the resident population is stable and thriving. Dr. White gives the historical perspective.

Culture
12:30 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Chinese Author Counsels Embrace Diversity

Credit cathybaobean.com

Murray State’s College of Education Human Development and Leadership Program brings author/educator Cathy Bao Bean to campus tomorrow for a community presentation at 5:30 p.m. in the second floor auditorium, Room 240 of Alexander Hall.  Bao Bean has made a life work of learning and laughing about cultural differences. Bean spoke with Kate Lochte for Sounds Good.

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Arts
4:06 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Marshall County Native Makes Music in Nashville's Indie Scene

We continue our occasional series about young artists whose foundations are in western Kentucky but whose work is bringing them success in larger market areas. We've visited with Vic Mazzone in Los Angeles and Candra Kennedy in Philadelphia. This time we go to Nashville for a profile on an indie artist who was born in Murray, raised in Marshall County. Jordan Hamlin is multi-instrumentalist in Nashville's indie music scene.  She tours with Katie Herzig, Lucy Wainwright Roche, and others.

Society
10:47 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Helping Seniors Return to the Workforce

Through West Kentucky Allied Services, Inc., Jackie Eubanks coordinates the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). It's for income eligible, unemployed seniors 55 years old and older to develop new skills and gain confidence for return to the workforce. There are immediate openings in Calloway County. Click here for more information.

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