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

September 09, 2013

11:05 AM
Midnight Train
Artist : James Cotton and Gregg Allman
Album : Cotton Mouth Man
Label : Alligator Records
11:08 AM
You Can Leave Your Hat On
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : Joe Cocker Live
Label : Parlophone
11:12 AM
You Put A Flame On It
Artist : Charles Bradley
Album : Victim Of Love
Label : DAPTONE
11:30 AM
I Had Me A Girl
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Self Titled
Label :
11:34 AM
Pass You By
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : Revival
Label : Acony Records
11:38 AM
Walk On
Artist : John Hiatt
Album : Walk On
Label : Capitol
11:45 AM
Steam Powered Aereo Plane
Artist : John Hartford
Album : Aereo-Plain
Label : Rounder Select
11:48 AM
Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972
Label : Omnivore Recordings
11:51 AM
If I Needed You
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Hands of Glory
Label : MOM & POP MUSIC
11:54 AM
Yesterday
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Help!
Label : EMI
11:57 AM
I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow
Artist : John Hartford
Album : O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Label : Lost Highway
12:04 PM
All This Living
Artist : The Black Lillies
Album : Runaway Freeway Blues
Label : Attack Monkey Productions/ North Knox Records
12:09 PM
I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight
Artist : Norah Jones
Album : Covers
Label : Blue Note Records
12:12 PM
Hummingbird
Artist : Wilco
Album : A Ghost Is Born
Label : Nonesuch
12:15 PM
Like I Do
Artist : Woody Pines
Album : Rabbits Motel
Label : Self-released
12:17 PM
Rumpshaker
Artist : Sera Cahoone
Album : Deer Creek Canyon
Label : Sub Pop
12:23 PM
All The Time In The World
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : From The Ground Up
Label : Blue Dirt Records
12:43 PM
Time To Run
Artist : Lord Huron
Album : Lonesome Dreams
Label : Iamsound
12:48 PM
Everything Hits At Once
Artist : Spoon
Album : Girls Can Tell
Label : Merge Records
12:52 PM
My Favorite Picture Of You
Artist : Guy Clark
Album : My Favorite Picture Of You
Label : Dualtone Music Group
12:56 PM
Old Devil Time
Artist : Pete Seeger
Album : Pete
Label : Living Music

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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.

Arts
11:29 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Meet Pennyroyal Arts Council's New Executive Director

Margaret Prim succeeds Carol Barta as Executive Director of the Pennyroyal Arts Council in Hopkinsville.  There’s a reception for Barta on January 17, and the Council hosts the Nelson Illusions Smoke and Mystery Tour at the Alhambra on January 25, 2013. She spoke with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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