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 15, 2014

11:05 AM
Ragtime
Artist : Neko Case
Album : The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
Label : ANTI Records
11:09 AM
Am I Wrong
Artist : Mikal Cronin
Album : MCII
Label : Merge Records
11:12 AM
What I Live For
Artist : MK Ultra
Album : The Dream Is Over
Label : Artichoke
11:16 AM
The Man Who Would Speak True
Artist : Blitzen Trapper
Album : Destroyer of the Void
Label : Sub Pop
11:32 AM
Mt. St. Helens
Artist : Mirah
Album : Advisory Committee
Label : K. Records
11:36 AM
Your Heart Is An Empty Room
Artist : Death Cab for Cutie
Album : Plans
Label : Atlantic
11:41 AM
Strangers
Artist : The Kinks
Album : Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:45 AM
Is A Woman
Artist : Lambchop
Album : Is A Woman
Label : Merge Records
11:49 AM
Shampoo
Artist : Elvis Perkins
Album : In Dearland
Label : Beggars Xl Recording
11:54 AM
Mexico
Artist : James Taylor
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : Rhino
11:57 AM
Snow’s First Fall
Artist : Jerry Douglas
Album : The Best Kept Secret
Label : Koch Records
12:05 PM
Son of Sam
Artist : Elliott Smith
Album : Figure 8
Label : Dreamworks
12:08 PM
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
Artist : Spiritualized
Album : Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
Label : Sony UK
12:11 PM
Jaykub
Artist : Sparklehorse
Album : Dark Night of the Soul
Label : Parlophone (Wea)
12:15 PM
Rasberry Beret
Artist : Hindu Love Gods
Album : Hindu Love Gods
Label : Rhino/Warner Bros.
12:39 PM
Somebody’s Baby
Artist : Jackson Browne
Album : Solo Acoustic Vol. 2
Label : Inside Recordings
12:44 PM
One for the Cutters
Artist : The Hold Steady
Album : Stay Positive
Label : Vagrant Records
12:49 PM
The Girl I Left Behind Me
Artist : The Hot Club of Cowtown
Album : Continental Stomp
Label : Shout Factory
12:52 PM
Dancing
Artist : John Martyn
Album : Sweet Little Mysteries: The Island Anthology
Label : MSI:UNIVERSAL/ISLAND
12:55 PM
Ain’t No Trouble To Me
Artist : Guy Clark
Album : Cold Dog Soup
Label : Sugarhill

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Society
4:25 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Commentary: Preventing Gun Violence with "Magical Thinking"

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Earlier this month, Georgia lawmakers passed a sweeping gun bill, known as the "guns everywhere bill" allowing licensed owners to carry firearms in many churches, bars, and government buildings. One of the provisions allows school districts to let teachers carry guns. Commentator Celia Brewer draws on a personal experience when living in New Orleans to express her concern over expanding gun rights.

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Society
3:59 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Don't Be #Intexticated: The Dangers of Texting and Driving

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Warning an image in the above slideshow may be graphic for certain viewers.

The Paducah Business and Professional Organization recently sponsored an event to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving. Captain Donald Hodgson of the Paducah Police Department made a presentation along with Hillary Coltharp, a young Paducah woman who was severely injured in an automobile accident while she was texting and driving. Kate is joined by Captain Hodgson to learn more about the campaign.

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Environment
2:56 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Take a Stroll Through Murray State's Arboretum

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The Arboretum at Murray State University is a fully accessible horticultural display, public garden and educational laboratory located on Pullen Farm, with an entrance at the end of Hickory Drive, off Main Street. Friends of MSU Arboretum Board Chair Paula Edwards visits Sounds Good to talk about its Watermelon Bust coming up July 17th and the Hutson Harvest Gala on September 4 - as well as what's new at the Arboretum this summer. Hear the conversation:

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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 palate 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
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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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