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

August 26, 2013

11:05 AM
Forget The Flowers
Artist : Wilco
Album : Being There
Label : Reprise / Wea
11:07 AM
Blue Skies
Artist : Willie Nelson
Album : Stardust
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
11:11 AM
Waiting On The Heart
Artist : KT Tunstall
Album : Invisible Empire / Crescent Moon
Label : Blue Note Records (Universal)
11:31 AM
Don’t Let Me Die In Florida
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
11:34 AM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
11:41 AM
Disarm
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : Self Titled
Label : Sensibility Recordings/Columbia Records
11:45 AM
Lay Low
Artist : Shovels and Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Label : Dualtone Music Group
11:49 AM
Random Rules
Artist : Silver Jews
Album : American Water
Label : Drag City
11:53 AM
A Song For Leonard Cohen
Artist : Amanda Shires
Album : Down Fell the Doves
Label : Lightning Rod Rec.
11:57 AM
Super Mario Bros.
Artist : The Vignola Collective
Album : Gypsy Grass
Label : Dare Records
12:05 PM
It’s Gonna Rain
Artist : Violent Femmes
Album : Hallowed Ground
Label : Rhino
12:09 PM
Box Of Rain
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : American Beauty
Label : Rhino
12:22 PM
It’s Only Rock ’N Roll (But I Like It)
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : It's Only Rock 'N Roll
Label : UMe
12:27 PM
Gallup, NM
Artist : The Shouting Matches
Album : Grownass Man
Label : Middle West
12:33 PM
California
Artist : Joni Mitchell
Album : Blue
Label : Reprise
12:36 PM
Hold On
Artist : Tom Waits
Album : Mule Variations
Label : Anti
12:43 PM
100 Days, 100 Nights
Artist : Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Album : 100 Days, 100 Nights
Label : Daptone Records
12:47 PM
On The Road
Artist : Houndmouth
Album : From The Hills Below The City
Label : Rough Trade Us
12:49 PM
Odd Said The Doe
Artist : Nina Nastasia & Jim White
Album : You Follow Me
Label : Fat Cat Records
12:52 PM
Never Really Been
Artist : Soul Asylum
Album : Made To Be Broken
Label : Restless Records
12:55 PM
Out Of The Darkness
Artist : Tim O’Brien
Album : Rock In My Shoe
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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