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

October 11, 2012

11:05 AM
I Won’t Back Down
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : American III: Solitary Man
Label : American Recordings
11:07 AM
The Big Guns
Artist : Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins
Album : Rabbit Fur Coat
Label : Team Love Records
11:09 AM
Cecilia
Artist : Simon & Garfunkel
Album : Bridge Over Troubled Water
Label : Sony
11:28 AM
Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
Artist : Arcade Fire
Album : Funeral
Label : Merge Records
11:33 AM
Life And How To Live It
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Fables of The Reconstruction
Label : I.R.S records
11:37 AM
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : The Millennium Collection
Label : A&M
11:42 AM
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (with Shawn Colvin)
Artist : Viktor Krauss
Album : II
Label : BACK PORCH
11:47 AM
Surfer King
Artist : AA Bondy
Album : Believers
Label : Fat Possum
11:51 AM
Puerto
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Label : ANTI Records
11:55 AM
Every Little Bit Hurts
Artist : Brenda Holloway
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
11:58 AM
Stolen Moments
Artist : The Six Parts Seven
Album : Casually Smashed To Pieces
Label : Suicide Squeeze
12:04 PM
Whole Love
Artist : Wilco
Album : The Whole Love
Label : dBpm/ANTI
12:08 PM
Heart A Mine
Artist : Blackie & The Rodeo Kings
Album : Kings and Queens
Label : File Under: Music
12:12 PM
The Magician
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Sirens Of The Ditch
Label : New West Records
12:16 PM
Louisiana 1927
Artist : Randy Newman
Album : Oxford American Southern Sampler 2000
Label : Oxford American
12:26 PM
Mood Indigo
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington: Stereo Refections In Ellington
Label : Hall of Sermon
12:28 PM
Hot And Bothered
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington: Stereo Refections In Ellington
Label : Hall of Sermon
12:30 PM
Creole Love Call
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington: Stereo Refections In Ellington
Label : Hall of Sermon
12:38 PM
Blue Skies (Outtake Version from ’Ship Ahoy’, 1942)
Artist : Tommy Dorsey with Frank Sinatra
Album : Big Bands Swingin' at M-G-M
Label :
12:41 PM
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Artist : Glenn Miller
Album : In True Stereo
Label : Vipers Nest Gold
12:48 PM
Skyliner
Artist : Charlie Barnet
Album : Swing and Sweat
Label : Dave Pell Productions
12:51 PM
Charlies’s Dream
Artist : Benny Goodman Sextet with Lester Young & Charlie Christian
Album : Together
Label : Grammercy Records
12:55 PM
Bugle Call Rag
Artist : Metronome All Stars
Album : A Retrospective 1929-1963
Label : Metronome

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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
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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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