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

July 22, 2013

11:05 AM
Fifteen Keys
Artist : Uncle Tupelo
Album : Anodyne
Label : Rhino
11:08 AM
The Wild Hunt
Artist : The Tallest Man On Earth
Album : The Wild Hunt
Label : DEAD OCEANS
11:11 AM
Gravel Road
Artist : William Elliott Whitmore
Album : Ashes To Dust
Label : Southern Records
11:15 AM
That Kind Of Lonely
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
11:34 AM
The Bottle Let Me Down
Artist : Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
Album : Bakersfield
Label : Mca Nashville
11:37 AM
Won’t Be Me
Artist : Vetiver
Album : To Find Me Gone
Label : Dicristina Stair Builders
11:43 AM
Baby Driver
Artist : Simon & Garfunkel
Album : Bridge Over Troubled Water
Label : Sony
11:46 AM
Yan-Nah Mama-Loo
Artist : Taj Mahal
Album : Hidden Treasures of Taj Mahal 1969-1973
Label : Legacy
11:52 AM
Ohio River Boat Song
Artist : Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Album : Greatest Palace Music
Label : Drag City
11:55 AM
You’re The One
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Magic Potion
Label : Nonesuch
11:59 AM
Tellin’ Me Things
Artist : Blakroc
Album : Self Titled
Label : BlakRoc
12:04 PM
I’ve Been Everywhere
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : Unchained
Label : American Recordings
12:08 PM
Keeper
Artist : Shovels and Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Label : Dualtone Music Group
12:11 PM
Achin’ To Be
Artist : The Replacements
Album : Don't Tell A Soul
Label : Rhino/Rykodisc
12:15 PM
Colorado Blue
Artist : Alela Diane
Album : About Farewell
Label : Rusted Blue Records
12:34 PM
My Moon My Man
Artist : Feist
Album : The Reminder
Label : Cherry Tree
12:37 PM
Never Wanted Your Love
Artist : She And Him
Album : Volume 3
Label : Merge Records
12:41 PM
Who Do You Love
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972
Label : Omnivore Recordings
12:48 PM
Long Way Home
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Orphans
Label : ANTI
12:51 PM
All Mixed Up
Artist : Red House Painters
Album : Songs For A Blue Guitar
Label : Fontana Island

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Science
2:26 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Driverless Cars May Arrive Sooner Than You Think

Credit Steve Jurvetson, Wikimedia Commons

Car manufacturers are working towards providing cars with enough sensory capacity that they will drive while you read, sleep, or watch a movie. The reality of these cars may not be so far off. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with freelance tech and science reporter Ucilia Wang, a UC Berkeley graduate, whose work appears in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the UK Guardian.

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Society
2:20 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center

Credit fallenheroesfund.org

Ft. Campbell Kentucky's Center to Diagnose and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury has hit a construction milestone. Kate Lochte speaks with Arnold Fisher, a family representative of the national fundraising effort, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The center will provide diagnosis and treatment for wounded, injured and ill military heroes while creating programs for rehabilitation and recovery.

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Sports
2:59 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

The Madisonville Miners Play 2014 Ohio Valley League

The Madisonville Miners is a summer collegiate baseball team that plays at Elmer Kelley Stadium. Madisonville has a long history in baseball, joining the KITTY League in 1916 for one season and resurfacing in 1922 for another season. The Miners returned from 1946-1955 with ties to the Chicago White Sox. They won the KITTY League Championship in 1949 and 1952. This year, the Miners make their return playing in the Ohio Valley League. Kate speaks with Chris Luttrell of the Miners about the team and the games this summer, on Sounds Good.

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Business
11:29 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Meet Paducah Sun's New Executive Director

Today on Sounds Good we welcome the new executive editor of the Paducah Sun, Steve Wilson. In the mid-eighties, when he was with the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Wilson edited and directed a year-long project "Life on the Land: An American Farm Family" which won that newspaper's Pulitzer Prize.

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Arts
5:10 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Paducah Family Launches YA Online Literary Magazine

Members of Paducah's Jaeger family have created an online literary magazine "for the imaginative young adult reader, inspired young adult writer and adventurous artist," titled Stone Crowns. Kate Lochte speaks with Matt Jaeger on Sounds Good. The Stone Crowns philosophy is to facilitate realistic and/or fantastic worlds exciting and worth exploring.

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Education
5:01 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

West Kentucky Mentoring Launches 'Buddy Campaign'

West Kentucky Mentoring or WKM has launched its annual Buddy Campaign. Today on Sounds Good, we welcome back Executive Director Suzy Crook to learn more about it. West Kentucky Mentoring serves youth ages 5 to 18 by partnering caring adult mentors with kids in various sites such as schools, libraries and homes to provide at least one hour per week of personal time spent helping with homework, sports, talking about life, etc. 

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Science
2:07 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

1,000 Kentuckians on Organ Donor Wait List, How You Can Help

April is National Donate Life Month, and nearly one thousand Kentuckians are on the waiting list for donated organs. The easiest way for an individual to help is to join the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry, where one's wishes are documented electronically in a database, and where one person could potentially save 50 lives. Jenny Miller Jones is Director of Education for Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to bring us up to date on the donor registry online. 

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Arts
1:56 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Acclaimed Poet Alan Shapiro Reads at Murray State

Highly lauded poet, Boston native, UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Alan Shapiro reads from his latest book at Murray State this Thursday (April 3) in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery. Shapiro has won numerous awards for his work including two from the National Arts Foundation. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation. On Sounds Good, Shapiro reads from his work and talks about how he became a poet after his high school basketball career ended.

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Society
1:07 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State

Jimmy LaSalvia is longtime political activist and strategist, founder of GOProud - a political action group representing gay conservatives, and frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC, FOX News and network TV. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good ahead of his presentation "Homocon: A Gay Conservative's View from the Trenches of the Culture Wars," tonight at 7:30 at Murray State University in the Curris Center's Barkley Room. This event is sponsored by LGBT Programming, MSU Alliance, and the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.

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Business
12:06 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

MSU Telecom Hosts Free Security Conference for Small Business and Security Gurus

A free technology security conference, the region's largest, The Patterns of Distinction: Security Matters Conference is coming up April 24th. Representatives from Murray State's Center for Telecommunications Systems Management: Michael Ramage, Associate Director, and Annie Vandiver, Program Coordinator speak with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to give a preview of the event and talk about some of the current issues regarding security.

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