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

September 24, 2013

11:05 AM
It’s Not You It’s Me
Artist : The Little Willies
Album : Self Titled
Label : Milking Bull Records/EMI
11:07 AM
Kentucky Mae
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Self Titled
Label : Third Man Records
11:23 AM
Grace For Saints And Ramblers
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Ghost On Ghost
Label : Nonesuch
11:27 AM
Miss Disregard
Artist : Lake Street Dive
Album : Self Titled
Label : Signature Sounds
11:30 AM
Boys & Girls
Artist : Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Label : Ato Records
11:34 AM
The Storm
Artist : Tedeschi Trucks Band
Album : Made Up Mind
Label : SONY MASTERWORKS
11:41 AM
Grey Ghost
Artist : Mike Doughty
Album : Haughty Melodic
Label : Ato Records
11:45 AM
Superstition
Artist : Stevie Wonder
Album : Definitive Collection
Label : Motown Universal
11:49 AM
Revolution 1
Artist : The Beatles
Album : The White Album
Label : EMI
11:53 AM
Turn To White
Artist : She And Him
Album : Volume 3
Label : Merge Records
11:57 AM
Hanuman
Artist : Rodrigo Y Gariela & C.U.B.A.
Album : Area 52
Label : ATO RECORDS / RED
12:04 PM
Silver Sings
Artist : Caitlin Rose
Album : The Stand-In
Label :
12:07 PM
Hey, Hey, Hey
Artist : Delta Rae
Album : Carry The Fire
Label : Sire / Wea
12:11 PM
In Your Arms Again
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast In Its Tracks
Label : Pytheas Recoridngs
12:27 PM
Stockholm
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Southeastern
Label : Southeastern Records
12:30 PM
The Low Highway
Artist : Steve Earle & The Dukes
Album : The Low Highway
Label : New West Records
12:34 PM
Deer Creek Canyon
Artist : Sera Cahoone
Album : Deer Creek Canyon
Label : Sub Pop Records
12:37 PM
I’m From Nowhere
Artist : Neko Case
Album : The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
Label : ANTI Records
12:42 PM
Railroad Bill
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Hands of Glory
Label : MOM & POP MUSIC
12:45 PM
Ride On / Right On
Artist : Phosphorescent
Album : Muchacho
Label : DEAD OCEANS
12:49 PM
The Messenger
Artist : Brown Bird
Album : Fits Of Reason
Label : Supply and Demand
12:53 PM
Brooklyn
Artist : Carrie Rodriguez
Album : Give Me All You Got
Label : Ninth Street Opus
12:56 PM
Before This Time
Artist : Ollabelle
Album : Self Titled
Label :

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Environment
3:56 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Outdoorsman on 'Transformative Places' Ahead of MSU Talk

Outdoorsman, author, Murray native and Maryville College professor, Kim Trevathan speaks at Murray State University tonight (April 17) at 6:30 about his journeys on America's waterways. He visits Sounds Good for a preview of his talk, titled "Transformative Places" and addresses the questions of how we determine what constitutes beauty in a landscape and how we make decisions regarding preservation and development.

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Arts
3:46 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

"This I Believe Kentucky" - A New Book & Radio Series

Dan Gediman is the editor of This I Believe: Kentucky and a long-time public radio producer. His work has been featured on This American Life, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Jazz Profiles. He gives Kate Lochte an overview of the radio series being developed around this book and the segments that may soon air on WKMS. 

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Society
3:31 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Ephemera Paducah Hosts Card-Making Project for Troops

This Saturday (April 19), Ephemera Paducah hosts a card-making day following Operation Write Home guidelines. Kristen Williams joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with details about the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event providing deployed troops hand-made greeting cards to send back home to loved ones.

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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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