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 10, 2012

11:04 AM
One Of These Things First
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Way To Blue
Label : Hannibal
11:09 AM
Duquesne Whistle
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Tempest
Label : Columbia
11:25 AM
Walking The Dog
Artist : Rufus Thomas
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:28 AM
Chain Of Fools
Artist : R.L. Burnside
Album : I Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:31 AM
Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
Artist : Aretha Franklin
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:34 AM
The Underdog
Artist : Spoon
Album : Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Label : Merge Records
11:40 AM
Bang
Artist : Jimmy Cliff
Album : Rebirth
Label : UMe
11:45 AM
Bang Bang
Artist : Nancy Sinatra
Album : How Does That Grab You?
Label : Sundazed Music Inc.
11:48 AM
Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Artist : Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
Album : South Coast
Label : Red House
11:51 AM
Coffee Pot Blues
Artist : Pokey LaFarge and The South City Three
Album : Middle Of Everywhere
Label : Free Dirt Records
11:56 AM
Latin Goes Ska
Artist : The Skatalites
Album : Ball of Fire
Label : Universal I.S.
12:04 PM
What Me Worry
Artist : St. Vincent
Album : Marry Me
Label : Beggars Banquet Us
12:08 PM
Blue Angel
Artist : Squirrel Nut Zippers
Album : Hot
Label : Fontana Mammoth
12:13 PM
Soft Serve
Artist : Soul Coughing
Album : Irresistible Bliss
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:26 PM
I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama
Artist : Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Album : We Walk This Road
Label : Warner Bros.
12:32 PM
Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again
Artist : North Mississippi Allstars
Album : Keys To The Kingdom
Label : SONGS OF THE SOUTH
12:35 PM
No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature
Artist : The Guess Who
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : RCA
12:51 PM
Towers
Artist : Bon Iver
Album : Self Titled
Label : Jagjaguwar
12:54 PM
Out On The Road
Artist : Norah Jones
Album : Little Broken Hearts
Label : Blue Note Records

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Society
3:39 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Western Kentuckians Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Credit Special Olympics Kentucky / soky.org/westernkyplunge.htm

Brrr! Perhaps the chilliest fundraising event of the year, the Western Kentucky Plunge Polar Plunging pits brave Kentuckians against the icy waters of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park to raise funds for the Special Olympics. The event, held this year on February 15, has grown to more than 500 participants and raising more than $100,000 each year. Kate Lochte speaks with coach and coordinator Laura Miller of Murray about the event.

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Arts
3:29 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

New Arts Research: Serious Business for Kentucky Economy

Daniel Dimartile Louisville-based artist of innovative wood work, at the 2013 Paducah LowerTown Arts and Music Festival

A national measurement of arts and culture's impact on the economics of our country is welcome news for the Kentucky Arts Council whose grants impact so many of our communities and artists in western Kentucky. Kate Lochte speaks with KAC Communications Director Emily Moses about the new research and what it means for Kentucky. 

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Education
3:30 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Madisonville Community College in Top 150, Competes for $1 Million Prize

Madisonville Community College was recently named one of the nation's top 150 community colleges, which will compete for $1 million dollars in prize funds and the 2015 Aspen Prize. Western Kentucky has two of Kentucky's four colleges on the list. The other in our region is WKCTC in Paducah. Kate Lochte speaks with Madisonville Community College President Judy Rhoads on Sounds Good about the accolades and what it means for the college.

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Arts
3:24 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Paducah School of Art Hosts Ceramics Invitational, Empty Bowls Project

Paducah School of Art and Design is hosting open studio for ceramicists and friends to make and glaze bowls for this year's Empty Bowls Project. Ceramics Professor John Hasegawa speaks with Kate about how one can get involved. Also, they talk about what's on display at the WKCTC Clemens Gallery and the National Ceramics Invitational, which opened January 23 and runs through February 13.

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Arts
3:13 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Glema Mahr Exhibits 30 Years of Creative Excellence in Kentucky

Madisonville and Bowling Green are hosting "Uncommon Wealth," a traveling exhibit of work by Kentucky Artists who have received the Kentucky Arts Council Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship over its 30 year history. Brad Downall, Director of the Glema Center at Madisonville Community College, speaks with Kate about the exhibit on Sounds Good.

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Sports
2:37 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Neal Bradley on the Racers' Charge to the Top of OVC

Tracy Ross speaks with Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley about all things Murray State basketball. In this installment, they recap the recent games against Austin Peay State University and Eastern Illinois University. Also, they discuss the Racers' charge to the top of the OVC standings.

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Culture
2:58 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Hopkinsville iFest Celebrates Global Heritage

Credit Hopkinsville International Festival, Facebook

 Hopkinsville's annual international festival celebrates global heritage with music, performances, food and activities for all ages. Mary Migala of iFest Hopkinsville joins us during Sounds Good to talk about the International Festival March 7 and 8 at the James E. Bruce Convention center. 

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Arts
1:04 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Campus Lights Presents Musical Comedy "Anything Goes"

Ryan Knight Chairs the 77th Campus Lights at Murray State

Murray State's 77th Campus Lights features Cole Porter's musical comedy, "Anything Goes," which opens January 23, continuing through a Sunday matinee. This year's Chair is Ryan Knight, who joins Kate in the studio during Sounds Good, to preview the show. Campus Lights is one of the university's oldest traditions. It's a yearly winter musical that funds scholarships for incoming music students. 

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Arts
12:54 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Artist Previews "Coming Dark" Gallery at MSU's Clara Eagle Gallery

Artist Bill Conger at WKMS

Artist Bill Conger presents "Coming Dark - Selected Works 2004 through 2014" at Murray State's Clara Eagle Gallery, through March. Peoria-based artist Conger uses mixed media to craft minimalist and haunting work, recollecting themes of love, memory and time. Colin Nesbit, Executive Director of the Clara Eagle Gallery also joins the conversation about Conger's upcoming exhibit.

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Culture
1:38 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Highland Society Honors Legacy of Robert Burns

Robert Burns
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Proud Scotsman Robert Valentine stops by Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about the West Kentucky Highland Society's Traditional Robert Burns Supper at the Murray Woman's Club this Saturday (January 25). 

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