Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays
Austin Carter
Tracy Ross

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

February 12, 2013

11:05 AM
If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
Artist : Sting
Album : The Dream Of The Blue Turtles
Label : A&M
11:09 AM
Solsbury Hill
Artist : Peter Gabriel
Album : Hit
Label : Geffen Records
11:25 AM
Can’t Get It Right Today
Artist : Joe Purdy
Album : You Can Tell Georgia
Label : CDBB
11:28 AM
I Should Have Known Better
Artist : She And Him
Album : Volume One
Label : Merge Records
11:32 AM
Wild Horses
Artist : Old and In The Way
Album : Self Titled
Label : Arista
11:36 AM
Water From The Well
Artist : Beachwood Sparks
Album : The Tarnished Gold
Label : Sub Pop
11:42 AM
Funny How Time Slips Away
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Milk Cow Blues
Label : Island
11:46 AM
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Artist : The Band
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Capitol
11:50 AM
Where I Lead Me
Artist : Steve Earle
Album : Townes
Label : New West Records
11:54 AM
As Ugly As I Seem
Artist : The White Stripes
Album : Get Behind Me Satan
Label : Warner Brothers
11:58 AM
Dawg After Dark
Artist : David Grisman & Tony Rice
Album : Tone Poems
Label : Acoustic Disc
12:04 PM
Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Artist : Professor Longhair
Album : Fess: The Professor Longhair Anthology
Label : Rhino / Wea
12:07 PM
Stop Your Knockin’
Artist : Curley Money & His Rolling Ramblers
Album : Oxford American Southern Music #12
Label : Oxford American
12:10 PM
West End Blues
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops
Album : Leaving Eden
Label : Nonesuch
12:13 PM
Hang Loose
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Label : Ato Records
12:27 PM
Passin’ Thru
Artist : Wooden Wand
Album : The Briarwood Demos
Label : Fire Records
12:31 PM
Sweet Jane
Artist : Cowboy Junkies
Album : The Trinity Session
Label : RCA
12:35 PM
Crying
Artist : Roy Orbison
Album : The Essential Roy Orbison
Label : Sony
12:38 PM
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
Artist : Otis Redding
Album : Stax: Top of the Stax, Vol. 1: Twenty Greatest Hits
Label : Stax
12:42 PM
Stephanie Says
Artist : The Velvet Underground
Album : The Royal Tenenbaums OST
Label : Hollywood Records
12:45 PM
These Days
Artist : Nico
Album : The Royal Tenenbaums OST
Label : Hollywood Records
12:48 PM
Pale Blue Eyes
Artist : Alejandro Escovedo
Album : Bourbonitis Blues
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:54 PM
Fifteen Keys
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : Anodyne
Label : Rhino

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Society
3:57 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Detecting Vision Problems in Early Childhood

Terri Long is one of several volunteers with the Murray Lions Club who are trained to perform FREE vision screening tests for children ages 6 months to 6 years, catching vision problems that could impede education and worse, cause death. So far the Murray club has screened over 1,000 kids. Long says that she can make appointments for day care centers and schools who want to provide this FREE screening for their children upon parent notification and approval. Her phone number is 270-436-5588. Her e-mail address is:  tflong@wk.net.

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.

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