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

January 01, 2013

12:04 PM
It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Garcia Plays Dylan
Label : Rhino
12:12 PM
I Am Waiting
Artist : Ollabelle
Album : Self-Titled
Label : Columbia
12:16 PM
Yesterday
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles
Label : Concord
12:31 PM
More Than You Know
Artist : Eddie Vedder
Album : Ukulele Songs
Label : Monkeywrench Records
12:33 PM
Grindstone
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : March 16-20, 1992
Label : Columbia/Legacy
12:37 PM
January Hymn
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : The King Is Dead
Label : Capitol
12:42 PM
Run Devil Run
Artist : Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins
Album : Rabbit Fur Coat
Label : Team Love
12:43 PM
The Big Guns
Artist : Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins
Album : Rabbit Fur Coat
Label : Team Love
12:45 PM
The Needle Has Landed
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
Label : Anti
12:49 PM
Leave The City
Artist : Magnolia Electric Co.
Album : What Comes After The Blues
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:53 PM
Static
Artist : Beck
Album : Mutations
Label : DGC

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Arts
3:42 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

MSU Town & Gown Community Band Seeking Musicians

June 29, 2013 concert in MSU's Lovett Auditorium
Credit Murray State University Town & Gown, Facebook

The Murray State Town & Gown Community Band kicks off its third season. The band includes between 90 to 100 members ranging in age from high school to college students to regional adults, college students. Registration is open to community members and can get more information by contacting Todd Hill. Todd Hill stops by Sounds Good with the details and some music performed by last year's band.

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Arts
2:56 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

'Fourchestra' Brings Steel Pan Funk to LowerTown

Amidst an eclectic lineup of musicians performing at this weekend's LowerTown Arts & Music Festival is the Asheville, North Carolina jazz fusion ensemble called the Jonathon Scales Fourchestra.  Bandleader Scales is a graduate of Appalachian State University. He was the saxophonist before turning to steel pans in 2002. We meet Jonathan Scales and hear the Fourchestra with Kate Lochte.

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Society
2:01 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

KSP Trooper on 'Click it or Ticket' Effort

Kentucky State Police Post 1 Officer Jay Thomas visits Tracy Ross on Sounds Good fore details on the Click It or Ticket campaign across the U.S. and Commonwealth. The effort is to bring awareness to the issue of wearing seatbelts. Thomas says he'd much rather see people buckled up at traffic checkpoints than give tickets. Thomas says much of the traffic fatalities in 2013 involved victims who weren't wearing seatbelts.

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Sports
3:22 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Youth Learn Love of Basketball at Coach Prohm Summer Camp

Assistant Coach James Kane

Murray State's Steve Prohm Basketball Camp is getting ready for the summer. Each year, kids of all ages are invited to the week-long camp to learn the game of basketball and have fun playing it with Murray State's head coach and the Racers. Assistant Coach James Kane visits our studios on Sounds Good for a preview of camp activities.

See the schedule and camp details.

 

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Arts
2:59 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Playhouse in the Park Presents "The Last Five Years"

Critics describe The Last Five Years as 'exhilarating' and 'intimate,' a contemporary musical by Jason Robert Brown that takes an intensely personal look at the relationship between a writer and an actress told from both points of view.  The musical comes to Murray's Playhouse in the Park under the direction of Chris Mitchell. On Sounds Good, cast members perform selections from the show. 

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Arts
2:05 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Saturday Symphony Sing-Off Features A Capella AcoUstiKats

This Saturday's Symphony Sing-Off at Harrah's Metropolis features a special performance by UK's male a-cappella group, the AcoUstiKats, including Paducah natives. Kate Lochte learns more about the event with Paducah Symphony Executive Director Daniel Sene and acoUstiKats' Jordan Lindsey on Sounds Good.

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Education
1:52 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Murray State Graduation Day will Include a University First

This Saturday (May 10) is graduation day at Murray State, and will include the first five doctoral degrees to be awarded in the university's 92 year history. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. and can be streamed live at Murray State's website. Murray State Associate Provost Renae Duncan visits Sounds Good with all the details.

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Arts
9:30 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Live Broadcast & More from the LowerTown Arts & Music Festival 2014

Update: Festival Co-Directors Victoria and Michael Terra of Terra Cottage Ceramics in LowerTown have the details on musicians and artists creating the Festival this weekend:

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Arts
2:30 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

From Drawing to Metalsmithing, Murray State's Summer Art Workshop

Murray State Summer Art Workshop

Nicole Hand directs the Murray State Summer Art Workshop that is for freshman-seniors, June 8-13. The workshop has been going since the 1980's and this is Dale Leys 30th year teaching drawing in the workshop. Nicole and her husband Jim Bryant also run a website called Murray Kid, as well as a Facebook page of children's events activities in the Murray area. Kate Lochte speaks with Hand on Sounds Good about the art workshop and her work with Murray Kid.

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Government
2:18 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

New Hopkinsville Chamber Director Outlines Plans to Grow Community

Marian Mason has returned to her childhood home of Christian County as the new Executive Director of the Christian County Chamber of Commerce. On Sounds Good, she speaks with Kate Lochte about some of the efforts in the works in the Hopkinsville/Christian Co. area, such as connecting veterans with jobs (after First Lady Michelle Obama's recent Fort Campbell visit), legislative agenda successes, community vision plan, entrepreneurial business plan competition and the recent rebranding/remodeling of the Chamber building.

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