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 10, 2014

11:05 AM
Oh Me Oh My
Artist : Deadstring Brothers
Album : Cannery Row
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:09 AM
Stories Don’t End
Artist : Dawes
Album : Stories Don't End
Label : HUB
11:14 AM
Devastate
Artist : Amanda Shires
Album : Down Fell The Doves
Label : Lightning Rod Rec.
11:17 AM
Half as Much
Artist : Hank Williams
Album : The Original Singles Collection
Label : Mercury Nashville
11:32 AM
Big Sky Country
Artist : Chris Whitley
Album : Living With The Law
Label : Columbia
11:39 AM
Shady Grove
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : Hidden Treasures of Taj Mahal
Label : Legacy
11:48 AM
Black Sheep
Artist : Alela Diane
Album : About Farewell
Label : Rusted Blue Records
11:52 AM
...and Carrot Rope
Artist : Pavement
Album : Terror Twilight
Label : Matador Records
11:56 AM
Moon Ray
Artist : Roy Haynes Quartet
Album : Out Of The Afternoon
Label : Impulse! Records
12:04 PM
Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Highway 61 Revisited
Label : Sony
12:10 PM
Penitentiary
Artist : Houndmouth
Album : From The Hills Below The City
Label : Rough Trade Us
12:14 PM
The Way I Was Made
Artist : Griffin House
Album : Upland
Label : Evening Records
12:17 PM
I See The Want To In Your Eyes
Artist : Conway Twitty
Album : The Conway Twitty Collection
Label : MCA Nashville
12:22 PM
Speaking With The Angels
Artist : Ron Sexsmith
Album : Ron Sexsmith
Label : Universal
12:26 PM
14th Street
Artist : Rufus Wainwright
Album : Want One
Label : Dreamworks
12:30 PM
Criminals
Artist : The Tallest Man On Earth
Album : There's No Leaving Now
Label : Dead Oceans
12:34 PM
Ready for Anything
Artist : Chris Thile
Album : Deceiver
Label : Sugarhill
12:41 PM
Blood Bank
Artist : Bon Iver
Album : Blood Bank EP
Label : Jagjaguwar
12:46 PM
Three Saddest Words
Artist : Bombadil
Album : A Buzz, A Buzz
Label : Ramseur Rec.
12:49 PM
Sunset Soon Forgotten
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Our Endless Numbered Days
Label : Sub Pop
12:52 PM
Concrete Jungle
Artist : Bob Marley
Album : Songs Of Freedom
Label : Island
12:56 PM
I Wonder
Artist : Rodriguez
Album : Cold Fact
Label : Light In The Attic

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Culture
3:12 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Craft Brewery Opening in Paducah This Fall

Paducah Beer Werks Logo

Today on Sounds Good, we meet Todd Blume, the co-owner and brewer of Paducah Beer Werks, set to open this fall in Paducah. Located in the old Greyhound Bus station at 301 N. 4th Street, Blume is converting the space into a fully-functional craft brewery, while keeping some of the station aesthetic and artwork. He's in the discovery process of determining the pallet of Paducah and aims to start with four beers, some seasonals, and eventually partnering with local restaurants. Hear the conversation:

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Puppies Sound Good
2:03 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

[Slideshow] Puppies Sound Good: Meet Dallas and Fancy

Today we met two energetic boxer/terrier mix puppies on Sounds Good. Dallas (brown and white) and Fancy (black and white) are seven-week old brother and sisters who were rescued from a bad situation and are available for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. You'd never guess they came into the world in a negative way because they are both very sweet, playful and friendly. Dallas was a little more energetic in the studio, but you can hear both of them contributing to the interview.

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Environment
4:04 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Get Up Close to Crawly Critters at LBL Nature Station This Saturday

Big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus
Credit Matt Reinbold, Flickr Commons, Wikimedia Commons

LBL Woodlands Nature Station hosts a whole day of educational, family friendly programs with cool and crawly critters including snakes, bugs, bats and turtles this Saturday. We learn more with Aviva Yasgur on Sounds Good about this opportunity to teach all ages about lesser known and often under-appreciated creatures. Hear the conversation:

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Education
4:19 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Safety on the Spectrum: Awareness for Kids with Autism

For families with children who are living in the autism spectrum, routine safety awareness is even more important. Crissy Ramey of Families on the Spectrum speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about keeping potentially vulnerable kids safe. Hear the conversation:

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Education
2:46 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

A Fond Farewell to Soprano, MSU Music Professor Dr. Sonya Baker

Soprano Sonya Baker has presented programs in many of our region's performing arts halls and has held the position of  Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities & Fine Arts and Professor of Music at Murray State, but today she visits with us as she's on her way to a new post as Associate Dean for the College of Visual and Performing Arts at James Madison University. Hear the conversation:

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Society
2:22 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Columbia Club Seeks Funds to Renovate Historic Paducah Theatre

Darlene Mazzone and Landee Bryant-Greene join us on Sounds Good to talk about the Columbia Club's efforts to raise funds to renovate Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre, a project with an estimated $6 million price tag. Mazzone says restoring the architectural gem will improve downtown economic viability and expects the donation to be put toward a feasibility study for the renovation project. Hear the conversation: 

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Arts
1:49 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

MSU Town & Gown Plays 4th of July Weekend

The Murray State University Town and Gown Community Band celebrates Independence Day weekend with a concert Saturday night at 8 in Lovett Auditorium on the MSU campus. The concert is free and open to the public. The community band is a partnership between the university and the community, welcoming musicians of all ages to play together. Todd Hill stops by Sounds Good to talk with Tracy Ross about the concert.

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Arts
1:39 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Monster Draw, Demos, Music, Food on Sticks at Murray Art Guild's Summer Party

Summer Art Party 2013
Murray Art Guild, Facebook

Monster draw rally, food on sticks, artist demos and live music... The Murray Art Guild's Summer Art Party is tomorrow night from 6 to 9. Debi Danielson visits Sounds Good to speak with Jenni Todd about the event, featuring the Eddy Grove Trio and the Savage Radley. Hear the conversation:

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Arts
4:42 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Celebrate the 4th Red, White & Tuna-Style at Badgett Playhouse

Red, White & Tuna and The Fabulous Fifties Show are Fourth Fare at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers. Red, White & Tuna is the 3rd installment in the comedic series Greater Tuna, a satirical ride through the the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas' third smallest town. Perennial favorites and new arrivals appear in the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. Take a stroll down memory lane in The Fabulous 50's Show and The 70s Show this Saturday. Badgett impresario Bill Minihan joins us on Sounds Good with the details.

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Culture
4:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Murray Freedom Fest Kicks Off with Veterans Remembrance

Credit Freedom Fest, Facebook

Murray's annual tradition of food, fun and fireworks is back this Friday and Saturday. Festivities kick off Friday evening with a street fair featuring food, crafts, games, a beer garden, and an outdoor concert by Swamp Donkey and Margarita Beach. Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Erin Carrico walks us through Freedom Fest, beginning Friday with a 7:30 a.m. Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony at Chestnut Park. Hear the conversation:

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