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, 2013

11:05 AM
Blues Stay Away From Me
Artist : Merle Haggard
Album : The Bluegrass Sessions
Label : McCoury Music/Hag Records
11:08 AM
Killing The Blues
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:13 AM
Love And Communication (acoustic)
Artist : Cat Power
Album : Live Session EP
Label : iTunes
11:16 AM
Heart’s Ease
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast In Its Tracks
Label : Pytheas Recoridngs
11:37 AM
Midnight Run
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Lawless OST
Label : SONY MASTERWORKS
11:39 AM
Gold And Roses
Artist : The Black Lillies
Album : Runaway Freeway Blues
Label : Attack Monkey Productions/ North Knox Records
11:44 AM
I Burn Today
Artist : Frank Black
Album : Honeycomb
Label : Back Porch
11:48 AM
Tomorrow May Not Be Your Day
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : Hidden Treasures of Taj Mahal 1969-1973
Label : Legacy
11:53 AM
Early Roman Kings
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Tempest
Label : Columbia
11:58 AM
New Orleans Blues
Artist : Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Album : Jelly
Label : Columbia
12:04 PM
I Feel It All
Artist : Feist
Album : The Reminder
Label : Cherry Tree
12:08 PM
What Can You Bring Me
Artist : Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rythm Band
Album : Oxford American Music Issue #13-Mississippi Blues
Label : Oxford American
12:11 PM
Sarah Jane And The Iron Mountain Baby
Artist : Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Album : Love Has Come For You
Label : Rounder
12:14 PM
Ripple
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Reckoning
Label : Grateful Dead / Rhino
12:21 PM
Seawall
Artist : Son Volt
Album : Honky Tonk
Label : Rounder
12:29 PM
Dazzling Blue
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : So Beautiful Or So What
Label : HEAR MUSIC
12:34 PM
Dankou
Artist : Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
Album : Jama Ko
Label : Out Here Records
12:41 PM
Hex
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Live From Austin TX
Label : New West Records
12:45 PM
Cannery Row
Artist : Deadstring Brothers
Album : Cannery Row
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:49 PM
Teardrop
Artist : Jose Gonzalez
Album : In Our Nature
Label : Mute
12:53 PM
Bird Song
Artist : The Men
Album : New Moon
Label : Sacred Bones Records

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Business
11:47 am
Wed May 28, 2014

1 Million Cups: An Economic Development Movement in Madisonville

Madisonville Attorney and Chair of the city council's economic development committee Mark Lee comes to Sounds Good with information on the 1 Million Cups movement. Building a supportive, conducive culture for entrepreneurship is important for community improvement and this program seeks to engage entrepreneurs on local levels, now in 40 cities - recently Madisonville, the first affiliate in Kentucky. He explains the movement and how individuals can get involved.

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Culture
11:34 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Seymour Bluffs Childrens Author Reads at Wickliffe Mounds

 Seymour Bluffs is an American Bald Eagle who travels back in time to an Illini Indian village located along the Mississippi River and helps the natives resolve a problem with the mysterious Piasa Bird in the children's book by author Phyllis Bechtold. On Sounds Good, Kate speaks with Bechtold about her upcoming presentation on May 31 at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, and the life-sized Seymour Bluffs who will be on-hand to help Bechtold autograph her books for sale in this children's event.

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Business
12:41 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Kyndle Sparks Economic Development in Northwest Kentucky

The merger of the Henderson Chamber and Northwest Kentucky Forward that happened at the first of the year means another cooperative economic development group joins the West Kentucky Regional Chamber Alliance in taking our region's issues to Frankfort. You hear Kyndle and you think of the digital readers, but with a Y, it's an acronym for the Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership and Engagement. Kate Lochte speaks with Chief Executive Officer, Brad Schneider on Sounds Good today, beginning with an event in 2012 that got the ball rolling.

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Society
12:34 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Kentucky SHIP Navigates Medicare & Medicaid Options

Today on Sounds Good we meet Kellie Oliver, the new State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Coordinator. SHIP provides information, counseling and assistance to seniors and disabled individuals, their family members and caregivers. The program seeks to educate the public and Medicare beneficiaries so they are better able to make informed decisions on healthcare.

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Society
4:12 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

How Affordable Health Care Act Guidelines Effect Murray Volunteer Clinic

Angels Community Clinic Executive Director Sherry Crittendon

With the Affordable Health Care Act now in effect, a question has come up as to the future of local volunteer healthcare clinics, like the Angels Community Clinic in Murray, which provides free medical and pharmacy services to residents of Calloway County who work but cannot afford insurance coverage. The clinic's Executive Director Sherry Crittenden visits Sounds Good to discuss changes in the guidelines and their continuing service in Murray.

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Environment
3:49 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

[UPDATE: Snakes of West KY Slideshow] Are We In for a Snake-y Summer?

UPDATE: We've added the complete "Snakes of Western Kentucky and Neighboring States" slideshow presentation compiled by Dr. Ed Zimmerer.

Seen a sneaky snake lately? This year's lush spring/summer weather may mean lots of biological activity - including snakes, though it doesn't necessarily mean we're in for a 'snake-y summer.' To explain, local snake expert and Murray State Jones College of Science Engineering and Technology Professor Dr. Ed Zimmerer joins us on Sounds Good to talk about all things snakes.

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Arts
2:35 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Samfest V Preview: A Memorial/Charity Concert for Local Musician Sammie Crutcher

Chris Kerlick returns to Sounds Good to preview Samfest V, the annual memorial/charity concert for late local musician Sammie Crutcher this Saturday (May 24). It's a day of fun, food and music located at the Hidden Acres Campground. Sammie's daughter Kayla Crutcher makes an appearance this year as a special performer. This family event features music in the styles of bluegrass, country and rock & roll. Proceeds from this year's Samfest goes to the American Heart Association.

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Arts
2:25 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Local Artisans Showcase Work at Kentucky Lake

Credit KY Dam Village State Resort Park, Facebook

This Memorial Day Weekend, Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is hosting their annual Arts & Crafts Festival, featuring handcrafted items by local artists, while overlooking the scenery of Kentucky Lake. On Sounds Good, Naturalist and Recreation Supervisor for Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park Laura Jackson talks with Kate Lochte about the festival.

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Society
3:25 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Calloway County Public Library Plans for Expansion

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn visits Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about the library's strategic plan and hopes for expansion. They also talk about the summer youth reading program and more summer activities at the library. 

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Arts
3:19 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Penguin Project Pairs Special Needs Kids with Peer Mentors in Theatre

Credit penguinproject.org

Murray's Playhouse in the Park is starting a program for kids with special needs called The Penguin Project. At 6 p.m. this Thursday (May 22) and next Thursday (May 29), Playhouse hosts introductory  - get acquainted meetings for special needs youth with youth interested in becoming peer mentors, and anyone who wants to know more about the project. Kate Lochte learns more with founder and director Dr. Andy Morgan. Dr. Morgan is a professor of clinical pediatrics and former head of the Division of Child Development at the University College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois.

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