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

October 10, 2012

11:04 AM
One Of These Things First
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Way To Blue
Label : Hannibal
11:09 AM
Duquesne Whistle
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Tempest
Label : Columbia
11:25 AM
Walking The Dog
Artist : Rufus Thomas
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:28 AM
Chain Of Fools
Artist : R.L. Burnside
Album : I Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down
Label : Fat Possum Records
11:31 AM
Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
Artist : Aretha Franklin
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
11:34 AM
The Underdog
Artist : Spoon
Album : Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Label : Merge Records
11:40 AM
Bang
Artist : Jimmy Cliff
Album : Rebirth
Label : UMe
11:45 AM
Bang Bang
Artist : Nancy Sinatra
Album : How Does That Grab You?
Label : Sundazed Music Inc.
11:48 AM
Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Artist : Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
Album : South Coast
Label : Red House
11:51 AM
Coffee Pot Blues
Artist : Pokey LaFarge and The South City Three
Album : Middle Of Everywhere
Label : Free Dirt Records
11:56 AM
Latin Goes Ska
Artist : The Skatalites
Album : Ball of Fire
Label : Universal I.S.
12:04 PM
What Me Worry
Artist : St. Vincent
Album : Marry Me
Label : Beggars Banquet Us
12:08 PM
Blue Angel
Artist : Squirrel Nut Zippers
Album : Hot
Label : Fontana Mammoth
12:13 PM
Soft Serve
Artist : Soul Coughing
Album : Irresistible Bliss
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
12:26 PM
I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama
Artist : Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Album : We Walk This Road
Label : Warner Bros.
12:32 PM
Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again
Artist : North Mississippi Allstars
Album : Keys To The Kingdom
Label : SONGS OF THE SOUTH
12:35 PM
No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature
Artist : The Guess Who
Album : Greatest Hits
Label : RCA
12:51 PM
Towers
Artist : Bon Iver
Album : Self Titled
Label : Jagjaguwar
12:54 PM
Out On The Road
Artist : Norah Jones
Album : Little Broken Hearts
Label : Blue Note Records

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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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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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