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 16, 2014

11:05 AM
Miracle Man
Artist : Elvis Costello
Album : My Aim Is True
Label : Hip-O Records
11:08 AM
Dilly
Artist : Band Of Horses
Album : Infinite Arms
Label : Columbia
11:12 AM
The Fall
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : Four Thieves Gone: The Robbinsville Sessions
Label : Ramseur Rec.
11:16 AM
The Good Life
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : The Good Life
Label : Bloodshot Records
11:33 AM
She Ain’t Crazy
Artist : Frank & Mary Schaap
Album : If You Take Me Back
Label : Spray Records
11:38 AM
Ne Me Quitte Pas (If You Go Away)
Artist : Angelique Kidjo
Album : Sweetheart 2010
Label : Starbucks / Hear Music
11:45 AM
Ride My Arrow
Artist : Bill Callahan
Album : Dream River
Label : Drag City
11:50 AM
Be For Real
Artist : Afghan Whigs
Album : Beautiful Girls OST
Label : Elektra Records
11:54 AM
Sing About It
Artist : The Wood Brothers
Album : The Muse
Label : Southern Ground Artists
11:58 AM
Super Mario Bros.
Artist : The Vignola Collective
Album : Gypsy Grass
Label : Dare Records
12:04 PM
Feel The Fire
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Build Me Up From Bones
Label : Sugar Hill
12:08 PM
(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville
Artist : R.E.M.
Album : Reckoning
Label : A&M
12:13 PM
Drive-In Saturday
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Aladdin Sane
Label : Parlophone
12:34 PM
Stranger To My Happiness
Artist : Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Album : Give The People What They Want
Label : DAPTONE
12:38 PM
Inspiration Information
Artist : Shuggie Otis
Album : Inspiration Information / Wings Of Love
Label : Legacy
12:42 PM
Baby Don’t You Do It
Artist : Marvin Gaye
Album : The Complete Motown Singles, Volume 4: 1964
Label : Hip-O Select / Motown
12:46 PM
The Idiot Kings
Artist : Mike Doughty
Album : Circles, Super Bon Bon, Sleepless...
Label : MRI
12:50 PM
Heaven
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : Heaven
Label : Fat Possum Records
12:54 PM
Masterfade
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : The Mysterious Production of Eggs
Label : Righteous Babe

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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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