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

September 14, 2012

11:05 AM
What Do You Do When You’re Lonesome
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : The Good Life
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:08 AM
Bridge To Nowhere
Artist : Sam Roberts
Album : Chemical City
Label : Fontana Universal
11:11 AM
Long As I Can See The Light
Artist : Creedence Clearwater Revival
Album : Chronicle, Vol 1
Label : Fantasy
11:15 AM
Country Of The Future
Artist : Mirah
Album : (A)Spera
Label : K Records
11:45 AM
In A Future Age
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:47 AM
Nobody Wants A Lonely Heart
Artist : Arthur Russell
Album : Love Is Overtaking Me
Label : Audika Records
11:50 AM
Elephant Gun
Artist : Beirut
Album : Lon Gisland
Label : BA DA BING
11:57 AM
Dark Was The Night
Artist : Kronos Quartet
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:05 PM
Alabama Pines
Artist : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Album : Here We Rest
Label : LIGHTNING ROD REC.
12:08 PM
On Your Way
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Label : Ato Records
12:11 PM
Hang On
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Fate
Label : Park The Van
12:15 PM
Messing With My Life
Artist : Kitty Daisy & Lewis
Album : Smoking In Heaven
Label : Verve Forecast
12:23 PM
Bra
Artist : Cymande
Album : Self Titled
Label : Collectables
12:28 PM
Blow Wind Blow
Artist : New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble
Album : Low Blow
Label : MSI:GROVER
12:30 PM
World Upside Down
Artist : Jimmy Cliff
Album : Rebirth
Label : UMe
12:34 PM
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
Artist : Madeleine Peyroux
Album : Careless Love
Label : Rounder / Umgd
12:40 PM
Sleep With One Eye Open
Artist : Chris Thile & Michael Daves
Album : Sleep With One Eye Open
Label : Nonesuch
12:43 PM
Hey Old Lady/Bert’s Song
Artist : Hampton Grease Band
Album : Oxford American 10th Anniversary Music Sampler
Label :
12:46 PM
It’s Bad You Know
Artist : R.L. Burnside
Album : Come On In
Label : Fat Possum Records
12:51 PM
Cello Song
Artist : The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:55 PM
New Slang
Artist : The Shins
Album : Oh, Inverted World
Label : Sub Pop

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Arts
12:04 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Dan Knowles and Chill Tonic Play Paris, A Preview

Dan Knowles plays a popular tune from the 1850s.

This Saturday, Lee Academy for the Arts in Paris, Tennessee, present Dan Knowles and Chill Tonic in concert beginning at 7 p.m. On Sounds Good, we welcome back multi-instrumentalist, singer and entertainer Dan Knowles for a preview ahead of his concert.

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Business
3:51 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

New $500k Microloan Program for Small Businesses

A new half-million dollar microloan program is seeking small businesses and entrepreneurs in the region. Marta Elliot, Purchase Area Development District Business Lending Director, and Chris Wooldridge, District Director of Murray State's Small Business Development Center, have partnered to bring awareness of this new loan available from the Small Business Administration and speak about it with Kate on Sounds Good.

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Environment
4:51 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Winter Pruning Tips from MSU Horticulturalist

With high temperatures expected to reach the lower to mid 50s this weekend, it might just be warm enough to step outside and give that yard some much needed tender loving care. Pruning during the dormant months is the most common practice, allowing plants ample opportunity to grow in the spring. Murray State Horticulture faculty member Pat Williams addresses pruning in the winter and what to do about ice-damaged trees in a workshop from 1 to 3 Saturday (February 15) afternoon at the Pullen Farm greenhouse at the Murray State Arboretum, on Hickory Drive, off Main Street.

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Government
4:33 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Beshear's Tax Reform Proposal in House Budget Committee Today, A Behind-The-Scenes Look

Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson
Credit Flickr

Lt. Gov Jerry Abramson presented a draft of Governor Steve Beshear's proposed tax code changes to the House budget committee today, which was first announced by Beshear last week. The changes, if fully implemented, could raise an estimated $210 million annually by expanding the 6% sales tax to select services, an increased tax on cigarettes from 60 cents to $1 dollar per pack, and reducing tax breaks on pensions for people earning more than $80,000. On Sounds Good, Kate speaks with policy analyst and member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Committee on tax reform, Jason Bailey about the events of the day.

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Education
3:32 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

WKCTC Among Top Community Colleges for 3rd Consecutive Year

Once again, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has placed Paducah's West Kentucky Community and Technical College among the nation's best community colleges. The top 150 will compete for a $1 million grand prize awarded in early 2015. Kate speaks with Dr. Renae Akin, WKCTC Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management and Associate VP of Learning Initiatives about the honor.

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Environment
12:57 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

National Weather Service: Snow Likely Tonight

The National Weather Service says a disturbance in the upper levels of the atmosphere will move across the Mississippi Valley tonight, bringing a spread of snow across the Ohio River Valley. We will likely receive roughly 1 to 2 inches of snow this evening, which may make roads hazardous. Rick Shanklin of NWS in Paducah gives us an outlook on weekend weather.

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Education
12:31 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

"Putt" Children First Fundraiser for Youth Mentors, Feb. 15

West Kentucky Mentoring provides one-to-one site-based mentoring services to youth between the ages of 5 to 18. They match caring adults with youth in various sites like schools libraries and homes; spending time helping with homework, sports and talking about life. Director Suzy Crook joins Kate on Sounds Good to talk about the first annual "Putt" Children First Fundraiser, February 15 at Treasure  Golf in Murray.

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Sports
4:21 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Neal Bradley on Racers' Showdown with Belmont

Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley returns to our studio to speak all things Murray State basketball with Tracy Ross. This week, they talk about Murray State's nationally televised OVC showdown with the Belmont Bruins tonight at 8 p.m. at Curb Event Center in Nashville, on ESPU.

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Arts
4:05 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Kentucky Governor's Mansion Seeks Student Art & Essays

Credit Kentucky Governor's Mansion, Facebook

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear is seeking original art and/or essays form public, private and home school students as part of a year-long series of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Kentucky Governor's Mansion, also known as "People's House."  Rebecca Blessing of the Kentucky Department of Education joins us on Sound Good with the details.

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Culture
3:46 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Murray Attorney Pens True Tale of Murder and Redemption

In 1922, the Graves County Sheriff was murdered in the courthouse in front of several witnesses. A few days later, his wife is appointed sheriff and begins her quest for redemption. Murray attorney Sid Easley tells this true tale in his book, A Courthouse Tragedy. Easley joins Kate Lochte in the studio during Sounds Good to describe the fateful events and reads from his book.

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