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

November 15, 2012

11:05 AM
Meet Me In The Bottom
Artist : John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat
Album : Hooker 'N' Heat
Label : Capitol
11:08 AM
Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
Artist : Chris Thile
Album : How To Grow A Woman From The Ground
Label : Sugarhill
11:11 AM
Blunderbuss
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Label : Third Man Records / Columbia
11:14 AM
He’s Got You
Artist : Dean Martin
Album : Oxford American Southern Sampler 2000
Label : Oxford American
11:39 AM
Rasputin
Artist : Boney M
Album : The Greatest Hits
Label : RCA
11:45 AM
Russian Lullaby
Artist : Jerry Garcia & David Grisman
Album : Self Titled
Label : Acoustic Disc
11:52 AM
Million Dollar Bill
Artist : Middle Brother
Album : Self Titled
Label : Partisan Records
11:56 AM
St. Thomas
Artist : The Gerry Beaudon Trio
Album : Just Among Friends
Label : Honest Entertainment
12:05 PM
Down In The Valley
Artist : The Broken West
Album : I Can't Go On, I'll Go On
Label : Merge Records
12:08 PM
Crash Years
Artist : The New Pornographers
Album : Together
Label : Matador Records
12:12 PM
Good Song
Artist : Blur
Album : Think Tank
Label : Virgin Records Us
12:16 PM
The Best of Jill Hives
Artist : Guided By Voices
Album : Earthquake Glue
Label : Matador Records
12:28 PM
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Label : Sony
12:32 PM
Waitin’ Round to Die/Kathleen
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Acoustic Blue
Label : Tomato
12:37 PM
Service Bell
Artist : Grizzly Bear & Feist
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:39 PM
Cold Cold Cold
Artist : Dr. John
Album : In The Right Place
Label : Atco
12:42 PM
Tramp
Artist : Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:47 PM
All Mixed Up
Artist : Red House Painters
Album : Songs For A Blue Guitar
Label : Fontana Island
12:53 PM
Asha Gedawo
Artist : Debo Band
Album : Self Titled
Label : Next Ambiance

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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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Culture
11:56 am
Tue January 21, 2014

A Kimchi Western, Backpacking Lovers, Rastafarianism and More in MSU Cinema International Series

Dr. Tim Johns of Murray State's English and Philosophy Department previews the spring lineup for their Cinema International film series, which includes recent award-winning films from Belgium, South Korea, China, Israel, Norway, and more. Kid With a Bike showed last weekend (January 16-18), this week (January 23-25) is the South Korean big-budget western film The Good, The Bad, The Weird.

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Education
2:06 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Zinio Magazine Service and More at Calloway County Public Library

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn stop by our studio to give us an update on events and activities. We learn about the facility needs assessment meeting on January 29th and the new Zinio program. Zinio is a distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 5,500 magazines from a wide range of publishers. 

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Government
1:56 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

50th Anniversary Civil Rights March on Frankfort

Credit kchr.ky.gov

As a young man, shortly out of high school, John J. Johnson was the president of the local NAACP in his hometown of Franklin, Kentucky, and was a member of the executive committee for the March on Frankfort 50 years ago, which is being commemorated this year. That first march touched the nation and ultimately helped lead to the passage of the U.S. Civil Rights Act on July 2 of the same year. Today, John J. Johnson is the Executive Director of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, and speaks with Kate Lochte.

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Science
3:52 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Astronaut Couple Loans Suits to Discovery Park of America

Union City's Discovery Park of America hosts two shuttle astronauts during its Space and Flight Month celebration through January. We're honored to bring you a conversation with the married astronaut couple Captain Robert "Hoot" Gibson and Dr. Rhea Seddon who are loaning their suits to Discovery Park of America for the celebration, in a special dinner event next Friday (January 24).

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Arts
3:37 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Slam Poet "Snacks" Starts West Kentucky Poets Group

Credit samuelhawkins.com

Slam Poet Samuel "Snacks" Hawkins runs a mentoring program at the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club in Paducah and shares his poetry with us during Sounds Good. He also brings news of a West Kentucky Poets group he's working on starting. 

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